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Report 1 March 2012 Updated 4 May 2016

Impact of global environmental change on food/nutrition and water in relation to human health

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This workshop explored the challenges to human health posed by global envirnmental change and the availabilty of food/nutrition and water.

Report Updated 4 May 2016

Strengthening health research in the developing world: malaria research capacity in Africa

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This report presents data to guide future approaches to strengthening research capacity in developing countries, with a special emphasis on malaria research in Africa.

Report 1 April 2012 Updated 4 May 2016

Malaria 1990-2009: Wellcome portfolio review

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This portfolio review presents an analysis of developments in malaria research between 1990 and 2009.

Report 1 January 2006 Updated 4 May 2016

Believers, seekers and sceptics

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We commissioned an extensive survey to find out what teachers think about continuing professional development.

Report 1 October 2013 Updated 4 May 2016

The deployment of primary science expertise

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We commissioned this study to understand more about how science and maths are led, managed and taught in primary schools in England.

Report 1 September 2005 Updated 4 May 2016

Primary horizons: starting out in science

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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.

Report 1 January 2014 Updated 4 May 2016

How neuroscience is affecting education

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This report presents data from a series of surveys that explored how neuroscience is affecting education and learning.

Consultation response 1 December 2012 Updated 4 May 2016

Reforming Key Stage 4 qualifications

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Report 1 September 2010 Updated 4 May 2016

Attitudes of children and parents to key stage 2 science testing and assessment

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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).

Report 1 February 2001 Updated 4 May 2016

Valuable lessons: engaging with the social context of science in schools

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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.

Report 1 October 2014 Updated 4 May 2016

Ensuring your research is ethical: a guide for Extended Project Qualification students

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This guide helps students to think about how research ethics applies to their own independent research projects.

Report 1 July 2013 Updated 4 May 2016

Working with schools in STEM public engagement: approaches taken by Wellcome Trust-funded research centres

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This report looks at how research centres work with schools and the factors that encourage and hinder this work.

Report 1 September 2011 Updated 4 May 2016

Exploring young people's views on science education

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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.

Report 1 March 2004 Updated 4 May 2016

Life study: biology A-level in the 21st Century

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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.

Report 1 October 2012 Updated 4 May 2016

A recommended code of governance for schools

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Our code aims to improve how school governing bodies work, including how they set strategic direction and how they evaluate their own performance.

Report 1 October 2010 Updated 4 May 2016

Subject choice in STEM: factors influencing young people (aged 14-19) in education

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We commissioned the EPPI-Centre to examine why young people make the subject choices they do.

Consultation response 1 November 2012 Updated 4 May 2016

Review of the shortage occupation lists for the UK and Scotland and Creative Occupations

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Report 1 June 2014 Updated 4 May 2016

Questions for governors

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A framework to help school leaders and governors discuss ways to improve science and maths education.

Report 1 June 2012 Updated 4 May 2016

Evaluation of the Wellcome Trust Camden STEM initiative

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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.

Report 1 October 2011 Updated 4 May 2016

Acquisition of science subject knowledge and pedagogy in initial teacher training

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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.

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