Convening a colloquium can help you to build your network and expand your teamwork skills.
Wellcome Trust"The skills that I gained have given me the freedom to enjoy much more of my own scientific career."
Discover how you can boost your networking and time management skills through organising a scientific conference ➡️
A mass radio campaign in Burkina Faso led to a significant rise in sick children getting medical attention and could prove one of the most cost-effective ways to save young lives in poor countries, researchers said on Tuesday.
Senior academics must step up and take the lead in discussing intolerance, says Devang Mehta.
Wellcome Trust"It’s not easy to call out colleagues over racist comments or intolerant behaviour, but we must."
Devang Mehta, a postdoctoral fellow at University of Alberta in Canada shares his thoughts on talking about racism in the lab ⬇️
Wellcome TrustThis week we announced a new £250m Leap Fund to accelerate discovery and innovation. We hope that, by 2030, it will have produced a small number of breakthroughs on an accelerated timescale, opening up new research areas or changing existing practice. ➡️wellc.me/2uwht8npic.twitter.com/f9F5gcNkez
Late-night research, isolation and a strict, male-dominated hierarchy are the perfect conditions for sexual harassment. With colleges struggling to enforce conduct codes, what can be done?
Wellcome TrustNot only can harassment have a devastating impact on a researcher's career and mental health, it can result in them leaving science altogether.
Yesterday's article in @ObsMagazine looks at what can be done to tackle this
Wellcome TrustTier 1 visas offer more flexibility than other UK immigration routes – many of our Science awards, including Sir Henry Dale Fellowships, are also guaranteed endorsement via @royalsociety. Check out the list of our schemes that qualify➡️wellc.me/2J6owtQ@britac_news (2/2)
Join the ‘disease detectives’ Mark Honigsbaum and Hannah Mawdsley as they investigate the most devastating pandemic of all time: the 1918 Spanish influenza. Part scientific detective story, part historical inquiry, 'Going Viral' takes listeners to...
Technology is never going to replace doctors - or make healthcare cheaper. But data and artificial intelligence are the future, says professor Kevin Fong
Wellcome TrustFrom vaccines and antibiotics to metal stents and algorithms, innovation has been saving lives since the inception of the National Health Service.
Here, Wellcome Fellow @Kevin_Fong looks at the future of digital innovation within the NHS #NHS70 ➡️
Researchers are developing an antibiotic to treat life-threatening, drug-resistant urinary tract infections.
Wellcome TrustDrug-resistant UTIs are a growing problem, with an estimated 3 million cases of complicated UTIs are treated in US hospitals every year. Now, the antibiotic Plazomicin, developed with our support, has been approved for patient use in the US. #StopSuperbugs
Starkly unequal access to healthcare gave rise to Nye Bevan’s creation of a truly national health service.
Wellcome Trust"Over the past 7 decades the NHS has weathered 2 monarchs, 15 prime ministers, 29 health secretaries, countless changes in policy, & controversies & crises of all kinds"
Chart the NHS's history with this wonderful digital story by @ExploreWellcome #NHS70
The First International Day of LGBT+ People in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths July 5th, 2018 #LGBTSTEMDay WHY? LGBT+ people in science, technology, engineering, and math…
Wellcome TrustToday marks the first ever #LGBTSTEMDay
The date was chosen as it can be written as ‘507’ which, in nanometres, is the wavelength of the green in the rainbow flag, representing nature. In the US, it’s ‘705’ - the wavelength of the red, representing life wellc.me/2m05NY1pic.twitter.com/sDZ5W6oV9u
Supporting researchers who are transforming great ideas into healthcare innovations that could have a significant impact on human health.
Wellcome TrustOur Innovator Awards are designed to provide support for great ideas into healthcare #innovations that could have a significant impact on human health.
Got an idea for a project? You can apply any time, wherever you are in the world! wellc.me/2z31ILXpic.twitter.com/TvgIXsY4eA
Few careers are straightforward. Lucy took two years' break from academia, changed disciplines to return – and became a new parent just as she started her postdoc.
Wellcome TrustLucy Series quit her first PhD, struggled to get funding for a second & found out she was pregnant while applying for a fellowship.
Now she's a Wellcome Research Fellow looking at what empowerment means under the Mental Capacity Act. Here's her story ➡️ wellc.me/2tM18gBpic.twitter.com/fssm1l686N