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News | 3 January 2014

Could you be our next Engagement Fellow? Applications for 2014 now open

Now in its fourth year, our Engagement Fellowships scheme aims to support and develop upcoming stars in public engagement with science.

News | 18 December 2013

Wellcome Trust publishes Annual Review 2013

The Wellcome Trust's Annual Review 2013 is now available, presenting a selection of our major activities and achievements in the year from October 2012 to September 2013.

News | 17 December 2013

Fireworks and bipolar: a cinematic metaphor

Scottish film company Synchronicity Films are exploring bipolar disorder and the stigma of mental illness in a new independent feature film, 'Fireworks', supported by the Wellcome Trust.

News | 16 December 2013

Biology imaging centre funded at Diamond Light Source

Diamond Light Source, the UK's national synchrotron facility, has been granted £15.6 million for a new biology imaging centre.

News | 2 December 2013

Science Media Studentships: call for applications open

The Wellcome Trust is supporting practising biomedical scientists to take Imperial College London's MSc in Science Media Production.

News | 28 November 2013

Enzyme target identified for experimental antimalarial drugs

The enzyme targeted by a new class of experimental antimalarial drugs is identified in a study published today in 'Nature', raising hope of a treatment that can cure, prevent and block transmission of the disease.

News | 26 November 2013

Science Commentator of the year announced at The Comment Awards 2013

Freelance writer Anjana Ahuja has been awarded Science Commentator of the year in the Editorial Intelligence Comment Awards 2013.

News | 26 November 2013

Results from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles

Results published today in The Lancet give the most detailed picture yet of the British population's sex lives over the last 10 years, as part of the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal).

News | 20 November 2013

Frederick Sanger: 1918–2013

Fred Sanger, the double Nobel Laureate who devised the method for DNA sequencing used in the Human Genome Project and after whom the Wellcome Trust Sanger Centre is named, has died at the age of 95.

News | 14 November 2013

'Foreign Bodies, Common Ground' at Wellcome Collection

Wellcome Collection's winter exhibition, 'Foreign Bodies, Common Ground', opens today, offering a unique exploration of global health.

News | 12 November 2013

A study in live music and light: two audiovisual performances

Complexity and contradiction are the topics explored in two audiovisual works, developed with support from the Wellcome Trust, to be performed together for the first time.

News | 11 November 2013

Cause of rare genetic disorder found in 'dark matter' of DNA

A genetic mutation linked to a rare disorder that results in babies being born without a pancreas has been uncovered in the 'dark matter' of DNA, the part of the human genome that does not contain genes.