We’re working with the youth sector to help give young people from disadvantaged backgrounds more opportunities to engage with and take part in science activities outside school.
We want the research we fund – like publications, data, software and materials – to be open and accessible, so it can have the greatest possible impact.
We're working with the UK government and others to achieve a Brexit settlement that allows research to thrive in the UK and Europe.
We support researchers across the world to explore fundamental questions about health and disease.
Patient data is hugely valuable for research. But the value of that data can only be unlocked if concerns about patient privacy are taken seriously.
Government investment plays an important part in supporting scientific excellence in the UK.
Research is an essential part of being ready for and responding to public health emergencies.
Good research practice is one of the foundations of high-quality research.
The recommendations set out in the review mark one of the first steps towards making sure that promising drugs, devices, diagnostics and digital products are adopted quickly across the NHS.
We want researchers to work and train in environments where world-class research and translation can thrive. So we invest in the places where research happens.
Over the past 25 years, we’ve made a number of critical strategic investments. These multi-million pound, long-term investments in people, resources and technology have helped transform key areas of science.
Gene editing allows scientists to change gene sequences by adding, replacing or removing sections of DNA.
Our Research Leadership Development Programme connects senior researchers with great leaders to help improve their skills.
The new European Data Protection Regulation was agreed in April 2016 and will take effect from May 2018.
Frontiers meetings are a way for experts to help shape our direction and strategy in a particular area of our work.
Why funding research into the humanities and social sciences is important, and what we're doing.
Before an area becomes a priority, we explore it to see what impact our involvement could have.
The people, projects and places we support include everyone from small community groups and charities to Nobel Prize winners and national galleries.
Sharing your ideas with the public and getting new perspectives can enhance your research. We offer public engagement funding, advice and training opportunities for all Wellcome-funded researchers.
We help develop broadcast and film entertainment that explores the human condition.