Press release archive

Press release 8 July 2021 

Wellcome issues £750m 50-year Bond at 1.5%

The Wellcome Trust, the UK’s largest charitable foundation and one of the world’s largest funders of medical research, announces that it has successfully launched and priced £750 million of Bonds due 2071 (the “Bonds”).

Press release 25 February 2021 

Two new appointments to Wellcome board

Gabriel Leung, University of Hong Kong, and Arup K. Chakraborty, Massachusetts Institute for Technology, will join Wellcome's Board of Governors in May 2021.

Press release 27 August 2020 

BAME people’s experience of British lockdown significantly worse, Wellcome survey finds

People from Black and Asian minority ethnic (BAME) groups in Britain were far more likely than their White counterparts to be very concerned about the impact of coronavirus on their personal finances, physical and mental health at the height of lockdown, and less trusting of information on the disease from health sector and government sources, according to a new Wellcome survey.