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.
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.
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.
A strategy for developing the education and training of health professionals in relation to new genetic technologies.
We hosted a meeting to explore the ethical implications and policy recommendations surrounding the implementation of pharmacogenetics.
A collection of papers exploring a range of ethical issues in medicine and medical research, drawing on examples from Africa, Asia and Latin America.
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.
We look at how the economics of the publishing sector influences the dissemination of the research we fund.
This conference looked at how to use the potential of human population genetics research to improve EU citizens' quality of health.
The aim of the programme is to support research into the ethical, legal, social and public policy aspects of developments in biomedical science.
This study explores the opinions and experiences of the academic supervisors of Wellcome-funded PhD students.
Our one-off conference was designed to encourage delegates to discuss the difficulties facing UK academic researchers, and how these barriers could be overcome.
A study by Dr Hilary Rose, City University and Gresham College, into the controversy surrounding the Icelandic Health Sector Database.
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.
We commissioned the National Centre for Social Research to investigate the grant application behaviour of researchers in the UK.
This report maps the provision of science communication with research by exploring public attitudes to science, engineering and technology.
Our review of the history of medicine in the UK.
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.
This study explores the experiences and expectations of Wellcome-funded PhD students receiving training on four-year PhD training programmes or three-year studentships.
This study explores the opinions and experiences of a cohort of Wellcome-funded PhD students who received prize studentships between 1988 and 1990.