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.
Reforming Key Stage 4 qualifications
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.
Ensuring your research is ethical: a guide for Extended Project Qualification students
This guide helps students to think about how research ethics applies to their own independent research projects.
Working with schools in STEM public engagement: approaches taken by Wellcome Trust-funded research centres
This report looks at how research centres work with schools and the factors that encourage and hinder this work.
Exploring young people's views on science education
Commissioned by Wellcome and carried out by the National Foundation for Educational Research, this report looks at young people's experiences of science education and how they could be enhanced.
Life study: biology A-level in the 21st Century
Commissioned by Wellcome and carried out by the Centre for Education and Industry at the University of Warwick, this report aims to stimulate discussion about the future role of biology A-level in schools.
A recommended code of governance for schools
Our code aims to improve how school governing bodies work, including how they set strategic direction and how they evaluate their own performance.
Subject choice in STEM: factors influencing young people (aged 14-19) in education
We commissioned the EPPI-Centre to examine why young people make the subject choices they do.
Review of the shortage occupation lists for the UK and Scotland and Creative Occupations
Questions for governors
A framework to help school leaders and governors discuss ways to improve science and maths education.
Evaluation of the Wellcome Trust Camden STEM initiative
This report presents the findings of an evaluation of Wellcome’s Camden STEM initiative, which provided funding to eight Camden schools to develop interdisciplinary projects.
Acquisition of science subject knowledge and pedagogy in initial teacher training
We commissioned Roger Lock and colleagues at the University of Birmingham to carry out a study of the subject content of one-year postgraduate training courses for secondary science teachers.