Engaging with impact: how do we know if we have made a difference?
This report highlights the findings of our fourth annual international engagement workshop which took place in South Africa. Discussions focused on how to tell whether engagement is achieving its aims.
Strategic plan 2005-2010: making a difference
Our strategic aims and objectives for 2005-2010.
Science for all: is public engagement engaging the public?
This conference explored whether public engagement activities are successfully engaging all sectors of society.
Science and the public: a review of science communication and public attitudes to science in Britain
This report maps the provision of science communication with research by exploring public attitudes to science, engineering and technology.
Evaluating public engagement in the Wellcome Trust’s UK centres
This report is based on conversations that took place at Wellcome's third annual UK centres' public engagement workshop.
Wellcome Trust medical humanities Frontiers meeting
The highlights from our Frontiers meeting, including the key findings of our History of Medicine Review.
Evaluation of the Wellcome Trust history of medicine programme
Our review of the history of medicine in the UK.
A healthy heritage: collecting for the future of medical history
This event looked at how to ensure a co-ordinated and collaborative collecting policy so that a representative record of biomedical activity is kept.
Research resources in medical history
Reports and books published by Wellcome on various aspects of the history of medicine.
Population and Public Health 1990-2011: Wellcome portfolio review
This portfolio review presents an analysis of developments in population and public health research between 1990 and 2011.
Malaria research: an audit of international activity
Key points from an audit of international research activity in malaria, including future research opportunities.
Impact of global environmental change on food/nutrition and water in relation to human health
This workshop explored the challenges to human health posed by global envirnmental change and the availabilty of food/nutrition and water.
Strengthening health research in the developing world: malaria research capacity in Africa
This report presents data to guide future approaches to strengthening research capacity in developing countries, with a special emphasis on malaria research in Africa.
Malaria 1990-2009: Wellcome portfolio review
This portfolio review presents an analysis of developments in malaria research between 1990 and 2009.
Believers, seekers and sceptics
We commissioned an extensive survey to find out what teachers think about continuing professional development.
The deployment of primary science expertise
We commissioned this study to understand more about how science and maths are led, managed and taught in primary schools in England.
Primary horizons: starting out in science
This study sets out to explore teachers' views and experiences of primary science education across the UK and to identify ways in which it could be improved.
How neuroscience is affecting education
This report presents data from a series of surveys that explored how neuroscience is affecting education and learning.
Attitudes of children and parents to key stage 2 science testing and assessment
This report was commissioned by Wellcome to provide information on parents' and pupils' views of testing and assessment in science at key stage 2 (year 6).
Valuable lessons: engaging with the social context of science in schools
Commissioned by Wellcome and carried out by the Institute of Education, this report explores how teachers approach controversial topics raised by science in their lessons.