Martin Smith responds to the UK Government's Autumn Statement, including plans for research and development.
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Charlie Weller, Head of Prevention at Wellcome, responds to the publication of the World Health Organization's Global tuberculosis report 2022.
Reaction to the announcement of Nusrat Ghani as the next UK Minister for Science and Investment Security.
Reaction to the announcement of Liz Truss as the next UK Prime Minister.
An evaluation of progress on anti-racism work at Wellcome has found insufficient action on ambitions the funder set out two years ago.
Statements issued by Wellcome in response to the global Monkeypox outbreak.
Media statement in response to the declaration of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) for Monkeypox
Dr Josie Golding responds to the WHO declaration of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern for Monkeypox.
Wellcome’s work is funded by the returns generated from our investment portfolio.
The Science for Africa Foundation will receive more than £6.5mn in core funding over five years from Wellcome, which will help strengthen Africa's research ecosystem.
A major funding opportunity will support the development of evidence to advance practical solutions to mitigate the urgent climate crisis and lessen its effect on human health.
Statement from Dr Gordon Dougan, Director of Infectious Diseases, on the decision not to declare a PHEIC in response to Monkeypox.
Media statement on UK-EU discussions on association to Horizon Europe
Wellcome is taking its first step in supporting scientific researchers around the world to think about, assess and mitigate the effect of their work on the environment.
Statement from Alan Dangour, Director of Climate and Health, on the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.
Wellcome today announces the launch of Mindscapes: a major international cultural programme that aims to expand how we understand, address and talk about mental health.
Wellcome and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Pledge US$300 Million to CEPI for COVID-19 Pandemic Response and to Accelerate Epidemic Preparedness
The foundations call on world leaders to support the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to help end the COVID-19 crisis, prepare for future pandemics, and address epidemic threats.
Statements issued by Wellcome in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Public trust in scientists rose during the pandemic, placing it on par with doctors and nurses. During the Covid-19 pandemic, more than three-quarters of people globally said they trust science (80%) and scientists (77%) either ‘a lot’ or ‘some,’ according to the Wellcome Global Monitor.
Speaking at a World Health Organization conference in Glasgow, as part of COP26, Julia Gillard, chair of the Wellcome Trust and a former prime minister of Australia, said that climate change is one of the biggest health challenges the world is facing.