Media office

Our media office helps journalists interested in Wellcome Trust and Wellcome Collection activities, and provides media support to Wellcome researchers.

If you have a media enquiry

For general enquiries, call +44 (0)20 7611 8866 or email mediaoffice@wellcome.ac.uk. Contact details for individual media team members are listed below.

If you're a researcher

We want to help you have conversations with the public about your work. Find out more in our guide to working with the media [PDF 4.6MB].

Clare Ryan

Head of Media Relations

Hannah Isom

Lead media manager

Natalie Hodgson

Media officer

Emily Pritchard

Media officer

Maggie Stratton

Media manager

Kate Moores

Lead media manager – Wellcome Collection

Emily Philippou

Media manager – Wellcome Collection

Latest press releases

Human Cell Atlas gets a boost with first funding from Wellcome

  • 9 August 2018

A team of UK scientists will begin work to scale up efforts to create a Human Cell Atlas, after the first injection of funding for generating data from human cells is announced by Wellcome. The £7m in new funding marks a major contribution to the UK’s involvement in this global project to create a reference map of every single cell type in the human body.

Artist Jordan Baseman to undertake major digital commission marking the centenary of the 1918 influenza pandemic

  • 31 July 2018

Wellcome announces that artist Jordan Baseman will produce an ambitious digital commission to mark the centenary of the 1918 influenza pandemic, known as Spanish Flu. The work, Radio Influenza, will be delivered as 365 daily audio soundtracks over the full course of a year.

Wellcome launches £250m Leap Fund to place big bets on bold research

  • 10 July 2018

Wellcome is to launch a new £250m fund that will place big bets on ambitious research programmes with the potential to fundamentally change science or transform health over a five- to ten-year horizon.

Heart n Soul announced as new residents of The Hub at Wellcome Collection

  • 10 July 2018

Award-winning creative arts company and charity, Heart n Soul, will be the third team of residents in The Hub, Wellcome’s transdisciplinary space exploring health in its cultural and social contexts. Over the next two years, the new residents’ project will bring together artists, scientists, researchers and clinicians, with and without lived experience of learning disabilities, to uncover new insights around the lives of people with autism and learning disabilities.

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