Wellcome Explains the Benefits of Developing an Open and Global Grant Identifier
Wellcome, in partnership with Crossref and several research funders including the NIH and the MRC, are looking to pilot an initiative in which new grants would be assigned an open, global and interoperable grant identifier.
Earlier this year, we announced that six teams had made it through to the final of the Open Science Prize. We’re asking you to help us choose the three most impactful and novel prototypes from among the six finalists.
New Funding Scheme for Public Engagement with Research
In April, we announced we were pausing our public engagement funding to thoroughly review and explore the best ways for us to support public engagement activities in future. Now, we’re pleased – and more than a little excited – to share the outcome of this work.
Visa will support international mobility for top researchers in UK
The Wellcome Trust and the RCUK plan to pilot a streamlined endorsement process to make it easier for outstanding international researchers to obtain Tier 1 Exceptional Talent or Exceptional Promise visas.
Developing an effective market for open access article processing charges
Research Councils UK, the Wellcome Trust, the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) and the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics worried about high open access fees charged by “hybrid” journals could refuse to pay fees above a set threshold, a report suggests.