The VALIDATE Network - Vaccine development for complex intracellular neglected pathogens
Wellcome Research Enrichment – Diversity and Inclusion, 2021
Deadline for applications: 12 Jan 2021 (with a further call in Apr 2021)
Up to £20,000; Funding will end at the same time as your main Wellcome grant.
This funding enables Wellcome grantholders to identify and tackle barriers to diversity and inclusion in their work. Applicants must be the lead on a current (or forthcoming) Wellcome grant, in any area of research.
Your proposed activities should include opportunities for you to:
increase knowledge and understanding of diversity and inclusion
tackle the specific diversity and inclusion challenges facing your team, department and/or organisation.
The activities Wellcome support can take many forms, including ways to:
make your work environment more inclusive, for example by producing good practice toolkits and guidance for colleagues, organising diversity and inclusion training, or consulting with a specialist for advice
support underrepresented groups in your field, for example by supporting staff networks or providing tailored mentorship and training
consider diversity throughout the lifecycle of your research, for example by looking at how to consult a range of people while you’re planning, doing and evaluating your work
organise inclusive and accessible conferences to share the findings of your research, for example by contributing to the costs of hosting diverse speakers and panellists, or paying for a palantypist.