Wellcome announces targeted funding to increase diversity in research 

Wellcome, a charitable foundation focused on health research, has announced a targeted funding programme for researchers of Black, Bangladeshi and Pakistani heritage in the UK to stay in research and advance their careers.   

From their data and insight work Wellcome have identified these groups as underrepresented, and they are keen to encourage the diversity of people and expertise in research to create greater understanding and impactful discoveries.  

The funding will open in spring this year and you can find out more here: https://wellcome.org/news/targeted-funding-researchers-black-bangladeshi-pakistani-heritage-uk