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.
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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.
Dr Jeremy Farrar, Director of Wellcome, reacts to the UK Government's 2021 Autumn Budget, in which it was announced that public investment in UK R&D will reach £20 billion by 2024-25.
Over nine in ten people worldwide (92%) feel mental health is as or more important than physical health for overall wellbeing, with almost half (46%) saying it is more important - according to the latest Wellcome Global Monitor, a survey into people's experiences and views on mental health and science.
Many government strategies depend on R&D spending, making it crucial that commitments in this area are met in the spending review, Wellcome said today in its submission to the government's spending review.
Jameisha Prescod and Yoppy Pieter have been announced as the winners of the Wellcome Photography Prize 2021.
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”).
Wellcome has announced a net zero strategy for its £29 billion investment portfolio, designed to help the foundation drive down the real-world emissions of the businesses and assets it invests in.
The Wellcome Photography Prize has announced its 2021 shortlist.
Land Body Ecologies Research Group have been awarded Wellcome's Hub Award, a 2-year, £1 million residency grant that supports transdisciplinary teams to explore creative and innovative approaches to health research and engagement.
Wellcome's new discovery research schemes will give researchers the time, freedom and financial resources to pursue the ideas that will improve human health
Wellcome is pledging up to US$100m (£70m/€80m) to accelerate Covid-19 research and development to ensure science keeps pace with the virus.
Wellcome's response to some journals discouraging researchers from making Author Accepted Manuscripts open access.