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Biomedical Ethics at the Wellcome Trust . Jacob Leveridge Biomedical Ethics Programme. The Wellcome Trust. An independent research-funding charity Established 1936 Funded from private endowment Managed for long - term stability and growth Interests range from science to history of medicine.

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biomedical ethics at the wellcome trust

Biomedical Ethics at the Wellcome Trust

Jacob Leveridge

Biomedical Ethics Programme

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The Wellcome Trust

  • An independent research-funding charity
  • Established 1936
  • Funded from private endowment
  • Managed for long-term stability and growth
  • Interests range from science to history of medicine
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Wellcome Trust mission

“To foster and promote research with the aim of improving human and animal health”

what we have funded in the past
What we have funded in the past
  • Most of the nearly 50 Biomedical Ethics awards made since 2003 have been for seminars and symposia
  • The majority of awards have focused on short training courses in research ethics
  • Most awards have been to sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian sub-continent
a shift in emphasis
A shift in emphasis…
  • We will now shift our focus towards more advanced capacity development and support for scholarship in ethics research
  • This does not have to be research in research ethics, but it must demonstrate local relevance
  • We will no longer support training in basic research ethics
what counts as research in ethics
What counts as research in ethics?
  • Ethical issues must be central to the project’s aims
  • The project must include some ethical analysis of what ought or ought not to be done
  • We will no longer fund research that is purely descriptive
  • We want to see more collaboration
the support on offer
Personal support

PhD Studentships

Research Travel Grants

Project support

Small Project Grants

Project Grants

Symposia

The support on offer
existing personal support available
Existing personal support available
  • Studentships - To enable young scholars to undertake basic training in research and methods by up to three years of full-time research leading to a doctoral degree at a university in a developing country
  • Research Travel Grants - For short-term visits by scholars within their own country, or to another country, for the purposes of collaborative research and networking
existing project support available
Existing project support available
  • Small Project Grants - To meet the direct costs of a modest research project, which might be a pilot or capacity development project
  • Project Grants – To meet the direct costs of a largerresearch project
  • Symposia – To bring representatives of different disciplines together to discuss ethical issues arising from research or healthcare practice in developing countries
other forms of support
Other forms of support
  • The Trust continues to support the Global Forum on Bioethics in Research
  • A new International Public Engagement funding scheme, which will include possible support for descriptive ethics research

http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/doc_WTX036603.html

or e-mail internationalengagement@wellcome.ac.uk

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http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/funding/medicalhumanities/biomedicalethics/http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/funding/medicalhumanities/biomedicalethics/