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    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 March 2004 Updated 4 May 2016

    Kilifi research ethics workshop: meeting report

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    This workshop at our overseas programme in Kilifi, Kenya, brought together more than 40 researchers, fieldworkers and community liaison workers from Kenya and Britain to discuss research ethics.

    Report 1 March 2004 Updated 4 December 2019

    Framework on the feedback of health-related findings in research

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    A framework to help researchers identify and consider the relevant issues when designing and implementing a policy on the feedback of health-related findings in research.

    Report 1 September 2003 Updated 4 December 2019

    Addressing genetics, delivering health

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    A strategy for developing the education and training of health professionals in relation to new genetic technologies.

    Report 1 September 2003 Updated 4 May 2016

    Translating pharmacogenetics research into practice: ethical and policy issues

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    We hosted a meeting to explore the ethical implications and policy recommendations surrounding the implementation of pharmacogenetics.

    Report 1 July 2003 Updated 3 May 2016

    Between macroethics and microrealities

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    A collection of papers exploring a range of ethical issues in medicine and medical research, drawing on examples from Africa, Asia and Latin America.

    Report 1 January 2003 Updated 4 December 2019

    Sharing data from large-scale biological research projects

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    In response to requests from the large-genome sequencing scientific community, Wellcome sponsored an international meeting in January 2003 to discuss pre-publication data release.

    Report 1 January 2003 Updated 4 December 2019

    Economic analysis of scientific research publishing

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    We look at how the economics of the publishing sector influences the dissemination of the research we fund.

    Report 1 September 2002 Updated 19 May 2016

    From biobanks to biomarkers

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    This conference looked at how to use the potential of human population genetics research to improve EU citizens' quality of health.

    Report 1 September 2001 Updated 3 May 2016

    Review of the Wellcome Trust biomedical ethics programme

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    The aim of the programme is to support research into the ethical, legal, social and public policy aspects of developments in biomedical science.

    Report 1 July 2001 Updated 4 May 2016

    Review of Wellcome Trust PhD research training: the supervisor perspective

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    This study explores the opinions and experiences of the academic supervisors of Wellcome-funded PhD students.

    Report 1 July 2001 Updated 4 December 2019

    Radical thinking, creative solutions: career issues in UK academic research

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    Our one-off conference was designed to encourage delegates to discuss the difficulties facing UK academic researchers, and how these barriers could be overcome.

    Report 1 March 2001 Updated 3 May 2016

    The commodification of bioinformation: the Icelandic Health Sector Database (IHSD)

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    A study by Dr Hilary Rose, City University and Gresham College, into the controversy surrounding the Icelandic Health Sector Database.

    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 December 2000 Updated 4 May 2016

    Who applies for research funding?

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    We commissioned the National Centre for Social Research to investigate the grant application behaviour of researchers in the UK.

    Report 1 October 2000 Updated 4 May 2016

    Science and the public: a review of science communication and public attitudes to science in Britain

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    This report maps the provision of science communication with research by exploring public attitudes to science, engineering and technology.

    Report 1 April 2000 Updated 3 May 2016

    Evaluation of the Wellcome Trust history of medicine programme

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    Our review of the history of medicine in the UK.

    Report 1 March 2000 Updated 4 May 2016

    The role of scientists in public debate

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    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.

    Report 1 March 2000 Updated 6 June 2017

    Review of Wellcome Trust PhD research training: the student perspective

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    This study explores the experiences and expectations of Wellcome-funded PhD students receiving training on four-year PhD training programmes or three-year studentships.

    Report 1 March 2000 Updated 25 January 2017

    Review of Wellcome Trust PhD research training: career paths of a 1988-1990 prize student cohort

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    This study explores the opinions and experiences of a cohort of Wellcome-funded PhD students who received prize studentships between 1988 and 1990.

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