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Media office

If you would like to contact the Media Office, please email us at media.office@wellcome.ac.uk or call us on +44 (0)20 7611 8866.

Emily Philippou - Media Officer
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Tim Morley - Senior Media Officer (Wellcome Collection)
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Holly Story - Assistant Media Officer (Wellcome Collection)
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Clare Ryan - Senior Media Officer
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Helen Jamison - Head of Media Relations
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Press releases

Wellcome Trust Capital Award to support Scottish Centre for Scientific Engagement The Wellcome Trust is pleased to announce significant funding towards the creation of six new science and technology galleries at the National Museum of Scotland, opening in 2016. A Capital Award grant of £1.3 million will help create a Scottish centre for scientific engagement, inspiring visitors through Scotland’s world-class collections of science and technology and making the Museum a major hub for science communication in the UK and beyond. 31 October 2014
Largest ever dataset on individual deaths in Africa and SE Asia reveals changing health An unprecedented insight into the changing health of people across Africa and Asia - including the fluctuating burdens of HIV, malaria and childhood mortality - is revealed today by the publication of the largest ever dataset of individual deaths recorded on the ground. 29 October 2014
Multiple trials of VSV Ebola vaccine accelerated by international collaborative Trials of one of the most promising candidate Ebola vaccines are to begin swiftly in healthy volunteers in Europe, Gabon and Kenya, as funds from the Wellcome Trust enable an international consortium to accelerate development of the VSV Ebola vaccine, rVSV-EBOV. This is the latest of several international commitments to fast-track early tests of candidate Ebola vaccines so they could be available for trial in West Africa by the end of the year, and if successful deployed more widely in 2015. 29 October 2014
Twenty-five university recipients of Institutional Strategic Support Fund awards announced Twenty-five universities across the UK have received grants from the Wellcome Trust, through the £38 million Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF), to support biomedical research and related activities over the next two years. 28 October 2014
Winners announced for the 2014 Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize The winners of the annual Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize, in association with the 'Guardian' and the 'Observer', were announced at an awards ceremony at the Wellcome Trust yesterday evening. 23 October 2014
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