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].

Media team contact details

Clare Ryan

Head of Media Relations

Hannah Isom

Lead media manager

Kate Moores

Lead media manager – Wellcome Collection

Emily Philippou

Media manager – Wellcome Collection

Latest press releases

Professional development for science teachers: our comment on the 2017 Budget announcement

  • 23 November 2017

Hilary Leevers, Head of Education and Learning at Wellcome, comments on the provision for professional development for teachers in the government’s 2017 budget announcement.

Michaela Coel awarded the prestigious Wellcome Screenwriting Fellowship in partnership with BFI and FILM4

  • 22 November 2017

Award-winning screenwriter, playwright, actress and poet Michaela Coel (Chewing Gum) receives the 2017 Wellcome Screenwriting Fellowship, in partnership with BFI and Film4. The Fellowship carries an award of £30,000 together with a year-long tailored experience including unparalleled access to some of the most exciting scientific and humanities research in the world.

‘Mini liver tumours’ created in a dish for the first time

  • 13 November 2017

Scientists have created mini biological models of human primary liver cancers, known as organoids, in the lab for the first time. In a paper published today in Nature Medicine, the tiny laboratory models of tumours were used to identify a new drug that could potentially treat certain types of liver cancer.

Probe thinner than a human hair provides high definition recording of brain activity

  • 8 November 2017

Scientists have developed a new device that could revolutionise our understanding of the brain by allowing researchers to map the activity of complex neural networks that control behaviour and decision making, in a way never before possible.

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