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.
The European Commission has published a proposal to update EU copyright law so that it applies equally across Europe and is fit for purpose in the 21st century.
Almost every major breakthrough in human and veterinary medicine has depended on the use of animals to research, develop or test new therapies.
Our Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF) enables universities in the UK and Ireland to invest in areas that are of mutual strategic importance to Wellcome and the individual institutions.
Mitochondrial donation is an IVF technique that gives families affected by mitochondrial disease the chance of having healthy children.
The European Union is revising regulations governing the manufacture and sale of medical devices.
The Expert Advisory Group on Data Access promoted good working practices, consistent governance and transparent decision making for managing and using data from cohort studies.
Good research practice is one of the foundations of high-quality research.
Wellcome collects public views on topics such as science, health and medical research through our Monitor surveys.
How we support work that directly impacts health.
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.
All teachers and technicians should have regular, high-quality continuing professional development throughout their career so that they can improve student learning.
We’re working to transform the teaching of science in primary schools so that every pupil has an excellent first experience of science.
We invest in researchers, large programmes of research and co-funded initiatives in Africa and Asia.
Over the past ten years, we’ve invested more than £120 million in longitudinal population studies in the UK and low- and middle-income countries.
We support governors and trustees to ensure their schools and colleges deliver high-quality science education.
Informal learning experiences – like visiting museums, meeting scientists, watching YouTube videos and playing games – offer huge potential for young people to engage with and learn about science in a way that works for them.