Since he joined us last year, Jeremy Farrar, Director of the Wellcome Trust, has been listening – to staff, to researchers, to members of the Wellcome community, and more. In this post he explains how your views have contributed to new ideas about the best ways we can offer our funding.
MPs and peers from across Parliament met with biomedical scientists to hear about their research and to discuss how long-term public investment can support the UK's medical research sector.
Telling Jane Smith from John Smith might be easy in person, but when you're searching academic libraries, it can prove a little trickier. The Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) system (of which the Wellcome Trust is a member) aims to help solve this problem, and lots more besides. Jonathon Kram, from our Evaluation team, explains more.
Fifteen members of the Wellcome Trust community, both funded researchers and committee members, have been made Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
The Wellcome Trust has signed up to a new campaign to encourage greater participation in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), especially among women.
Nine Wellcome Trust-funded researchers have been made Fellows of the Royal Society. In total 60 outstanding scientists have been recognised for their contribution to science.
The Wellcome Trust is offering a full scholarship to enable a biomedical science PHD graduate to study at the National Film and Television School (NFTS).
The Wellcome Trust expresses concern that Ofqual has announced that it is going ahead with plans to change the way that science practical work is assessed at A level.
The Wellcome Trust is offering a series of bursaries to enable participants to attend the 2014 Global Forum on Bioethics in Research (GFBR) satellite meeting in Mexico, to explore, discuss and debate the ethics of conducting research on humans in low- and middle-income countries.
The Wellcome Trust recently published details of how much it spent on open access publishing in the year 2012-2013 in an attempt to make the debate around the costs of open access publishing more evidence-based. The data we released fuelled much discussion online and Robert Kiley, Head Digital Services at the Wellcome Library, gives an update…
When Wellcome published details of how much it spent on open access publishing in the year 2012–13 it fuelled much online discussion. Robert Kiley, head of digital services at the Wellcome Library, gives an update.