Response from the UK Bioscience Sector Coalition on the consultation on the review of Section 24 of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986
Law Commission Paper on Social Investment
Inquiry into open access
Strengthening the NHS Constitution
Tomorrow Belongs to Me
Artist Jacqueline Donachie worked with geneticist Dr Darren Monckton to undertake a series of filmed interviews with key scientists whose work had helped to prove the theory of 'anticipation' in relation to certain inherited genetic disorders. 'Anticipation' refers to the occurrence of genetic disor
Phoebe Von Held worked with scientists to develop a dramatisation of Denis Diderot's 18th-century text 'D'Alembert's Dream', which envisages the cosmos as a delirious universe of scientific speculation and metaphor.Von Held worked with a number of scientists at the National Institute for Medical Res
Film director Josh Appignanesi collaborated with Bradford Dementia Group in producing ‘Ex Memoria’, a short narrative film exploring the experience of dementia as embodied in Eva, a resident in a care home.The film was distributed - and gained critical acclaim - on the international short film f
Insight and exchange: an evaluation of the Wellcome Trust's Sciart programme
Following the closure of our Sciart programme in 2006, we commissioned an independent evaluation to document its legacy and long-term impact.
Community engagement: under the microscope
Discussions from the third in a series of workshops organised by Wellcome to examine public engagement with health research.
Public perspectives on human cloning
The results of a public consultation exercise, commissioned by Wellcome, on human cloning and the use of cloning technology in medical research.
Assessing public attitudes to health related findings in research
During research involving human participants, researchers may discover something with significance to the participant's health; for example, an undiagnosed disease or risk of illness. This report explores public attitudes to this issue.
Sharing our practice: successes and challenges of public engagement in the Wellcome Trust's UK centres
In this workshop, Wellcome's centres came together to share their experiences. Discussions focused on audiences, formats, and drivers and challenges to engagement.
Exploring barriers to public engagement by UK researchers: research results
Infographic showing the findings of a national survey on the factors that affect public engagement by researchers across the UK.
Public attitudes to research governance: a qualitative study in a deliberative context
This report presents findings from an in-depth research study that aimed to explore the role governance plays in shaping attitudes to biomedical research.
Global food matters: an appetite for engaging with research
This report highlights the findings of our sixth annual international engagement workshop which took place in Botswana. Discussions focused on public and community engagement with changing food systems, health and the environment.
Telling stories: how the public can engage with science
This report highlights the findings of our second annual international engagement workshop which took place in Bangalore. Discussions focused on how to engage the public in science.
Evaluation of In the Zone
In the Zone was a large-scale public engagement and education initiative linked to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This report, written by ICF GHK Consulting, describes the evaluation findings.
Trust me I am a scientist: exploring the role of trust within international health research
This report highlights the findings of our fifth annual international engagement workshop which took place in the UK. Discussions focused on achieving more ethical and effective community and public engagement with biomedical research.
Developing a strategic approach to public engagement in the Wellcome Trust’s UK centres
Discussions from our second annual workshop for public engagement and outreach staff, researchers and directors working at our major UK biomedical science and medical humanities centres.
The role of scientists in public debate
Commissioned by Wellcome, Ipsos MORI undertook a survey to find out whether scientists consider themselves to be the people most responsible for, and best equipped to, communicate their scientific research and its implications to the public.