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News | 10 April 2014

Wellcome Trust responds to announcement of science A-level reforms

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.

News | 2 April 2014

Bursaries available for the Global Forum on Bioethics in Research satellite meeting

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.

Open Access

News | 28 March 2014

The cost of open access publishing: a progress report

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…

Opinion | 28 March 2014

The cost of open access publishing: a progress report

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.

News | 27 February 2014

'SuperMum' campaign results in startling improvements in handwashing

An analysis of a unique handwashing campaign shows that using emotional motivators, such as feelings of disgust and nurture can improve people's handwashing behaviour, and could in turn help to reduce the risk of infectious diseases.

News | 18 February 2014

New digital publication Mosaic explores the science of life – free to read and reproduce

Mosaic, a new digital publication dedicated to exploring the science of life, launches. Mosaic carries in-depth features, articles and films that tell the stories behind biomedical research and its impact on society.

News | 17 February 2014

Clean cut genetics

Wellcome Trust-funded researchers are helping to show how new 'genome editing' techniques could be used to transform the future of genetics research.

Opinion | 29 January 2014

The impact of EU data regulation on research

New amendments to Data Protection Regulation are currently making their way through the European Parliament which could affect how researchers can access personal data. Beth Thompson, one of our policy advisers, explains why we believe this could have serious implications for medical research.

News | 16 January 2014

Promising first results in gene therapy trial for inherited blindness

Promising results from clinical trial of a gene therapy for an inherited cause of progressive blindness, funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Department of Health, are published.

News | 10 January 2014

'The Romantic Disease: An Artistic Investigation of Tuberculosis' by Anna Dumitriu

'The Romantic Disease: An Artistic Investigation of Tuberculosis' is a new solo exhibition by artist Anna Dumitriu, supported by the Wellcome Trust.

News | 10 January 2014

Wellcome Trust appoints new heads of Population Health and of Infection and Immuno-biology

The Wellcome Trust has created two new teams within its Science Funding division: Infection and Immuno-biology, and Population Health.

News | 8 January 2014

Latest edition of Big Picture magazine available now

The latest instalment of Big Picture, the Wellcome Trust’s free educational magazine for students aged 16+ and their teachers, is out now.

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