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    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.

    Report Updated 15 February 2016

    Tomorrow Belongs to Me

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    Artist Jacqueline Donachie worked with geneticist Dr Darren Monckton to undertake a series of filmed interviews with key scientists whose work had helped to prove the theory of 'anticipation' in relation to certain inherited genetic disorders. 'Anticipation' refers to the occurrence of genetic disor

    Report Updated 15 February 2016

    D'Alembert's Dream

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    Phoebe Von Held worked with scientists to develop a dramatisation of Denis Diderot's 18th-century text 'D'Alembert's Dream', which envisages the cosmos as a delirious universe of scientific speculation and metaphor.Von Held worked with a number of scientists at the National Institute for Medical Res

    Report Updated 15 February 2016

    Ex Memoria

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    Film director Josh Appignanesi collaborated with Bradford Dementia Group in producing ‘Ex Memoria’, a short narrative film exploring the experience of dementia as embodied in Eva, a resident in a care home.The film was distributed - and gained critical acclaim - on the international short film f

    Report Updated 4 May 2016

    Public perspectives on human cloning

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    The results of a public consultation exercise, commissioned by Wellcome, on human cloning and the use of cloning technology in medical research.

    Report Updated 4 May 2016

    A healthy heritage: collecting for the future of medical history

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    This event looked at how to ensure a co-ordinated and collaborative collecting policy so that a representative record of biomedical activity is kept.

    Report Updated 3 May 2016

    Research resources in medical history

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    Reports and books published by Wellcome on various aspects of the history of medicine.

    Report Updated 3 May 2016

    Malaria research: an audit of international activity

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    Key points from an audit of international research activity in malaria, including future research opportunities.

    Report Updated 4 May 2016

    Strengthening health research in the developing world: malaria research capacity in Africa

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    This report presents data to guide future approaches to strengthening research capacity in developing countries, with a special emphasis on malaria research in Africa.

    Report Updated 4 December 2019

    Report of the Committee of Enquiry into Veterinary Research

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    The committee, set up by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, set out to assess the current state and provision for veterinary science and research and to develop a strategy for the future.

    Report Updated 15 February 2016

    Medical Research: What’s it worth? Estimating the economic benefits of cancer-related research in the UK

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    Following a ground breaking study published in 2008, which yielded the first quantitative assessment of the economic benefit of biomedical and health science in the UK, the Wellcome Trust, Cancer Research UK, the Department for Health and the Academy of Medical Sciences commissioned this new study t

    Report Updated 15 February 2016

    Medical Research: Assessing the benefits to society

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    Better evidence is needed to demonstrate the impact of UK medical research on national health and prosperity, according to this report, published by the UK Evaluation Forum.'Medical Research: Assessing the benefits to society', calls for the further development of methods to capture and evaluate the

    Report Updated 4 May 2016

    Mapping the landscape: national biomedical research outputs 1988-95

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    This report presents an overview of trends in the funding and outputs of biomedical research in the UK, with some international comparisons.

    Report Updated 4 May 2016

    Qualitative research: a vital resource for ethical healthcare

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    This meeting sought to explore how qualitative social research could be useful in multidisciplinary initiatives in biomedical ethics.

    Report Updated 4 May 2016

    Social, ethical and public policy implications of advances in the biomedical sciences

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    This paper describes the work of Wellcome's programme of research into the social, ethical and public policy implications of advances in biomedicine.

    Report Updated 20 May 2016

    Report on the workshop on human biological sample collections

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    This meeting looked at key themes for further research in the ethical, social, legal and public policy implications of human biological sample collections.

    Report Updated 4 December 2019

    On doing qualitative research linked to ethical healthcare

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    This report looks at how qualitative social research can be used in multidisciplinary initiatives intended to inform ethical healthcare.

    Report Updated 15 February 2016

    Wellcome Trust Biomedical Ethics Programme Grantholders’ Meeting 2004

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    to build a greater sense of identity for the Programme to foster contacts within the grantholder community, and between grantholders, Trust staff and members of the Funding Committee to highlight to grantholders the range of biomedical ethics research supported by the Trust to discuss how ethics res