Wellcome Monitor

Every two to three years we survey more than 2,000 adults to understand public attitudes about and involvement in science and health research.


We also ask questions about specific topics like:

  • antibiotic prescription use and drug-resistant infections
  • vaccine attitudes and behaviours
  • willingness to share personal medical information for research.

Wave 5 (2020)

The fifth wave was conducted in England, Wales and Scotland in two parts:

  • Covid-19 study
  • Wellcome Monitor 2020 (this report will be available in October 2020)

Wave 4 (2018)

The fourth wave of the Wellcome Monitor was conducted in England, Wales and Scotland, in two parts.

Wave 3 (2015)




Wave 2 (2012)

Wave 1 (2009)

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