Wellcome launches £20 million in funding for Black, Bangladeshi and Pakistani researchers in the UK | News

Written by on March 1, 2024

Wellcome’s £20 million support will provide flexible funding for underrepresented groups in UK research, with individuals able to apply for grants of up to £200k for a period of up to two years. The awards are aimed at helping researchers stay in research and progress their careers.    

 This initiative is part of the charitable foundation’s commitment to becoming a more inclusive funder, recognising that diversity of people leads to richer understanding and more impactful discoveries.   

Shomari Lewis-Wilson, Senior Manager, Research Culture and Communities at Wellcome said:  “If we are to solve the . . .

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