Explore some of our activities and projects.
Research on research (also known as meta-research, the science of science and meta-science) is the study of research itself.
Wellcome wants to work collaboratively with the scientific community to develop and support open-source computational software for preparing and structuring clinical phenotypic data.
We want to help build a better research culture – one that is creative, inclusive and honest.
Artificial intelligence (AI) and data technologies are transforming research and healthcare. We want to make sure everyone benefits from health data innovation.
We’re carrying out a review of the way we support science. Our aim is to create a vision that sets out what we want to achieve and the impact we want to have.
How Wellcome is working to ensure that research evidence is used to influence policy and practice.
This is one of the world’s biggest hidden health crises. We want to transform the way snakebite treatments are researched and delivered to bring them into the 21st century.
Wellcome is working with the World Health Organization (WHO) to take on big challenges in global health.
New clinical practice guidelines are urgently needed for trials where the current guidelines are not fit for purpose.
The Wellcome Global Monitor is the world’s largest study into how people around the world think and feel about science and major health challenges.
The Wellcome Leap Fund will be a £250 million charity designed to accelerate discovery and innovation by taking risks and providing funding at scale for ambitious scientific goals.
Mental health treatments are no more advanced today than 30 years ago. We are leading a radical new approach to drive the science forward and improve people’s lives.
Read summaries of the grants awarded under the Our Planet, Our Health programme.
Everyone should have access to the life-changing benefits of medicines and other healthcare interventions, like vaccines, diagnostics and therapies.
The Surveillance and Epidemiology of Drug-resistant Infections Consortium (SEDRIC) brings together a range of international experts to share expertise and take action to tackle the gaps in drug-resistant infections surveillance and epidemiology.
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’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 support researchers across the world to explore fundamental questions about health and disease.
Emerging science and technologies, such as human genome editing and gene drive, could provide new solutions to health problems.