Celebrating the contributions of women during the pandemic

2023-01-26T09:57:07+00:0025 January 2023|

How did the pandemic impact the role of women in science? And what will its legacy be? These were just some of the questions discussed at the Snapshots of Women in COG: Scientific excellence during the COVID-19 pandemic book launch event

You can change the world

2022-04-27T13:18:36+01:0027 April 2022|

In conversation with Julia Gillard, who has recently joined Wellcome as Chair of the Board. Wellcome aim to solve the urgent health challenges facing everyone.

Making your voice heard

2022-03-07T21:16:00+00:008 March 2022|

Evolutionary genomics, creepy crawlies and being a woman in science

Women rising in STEM

2022-05-18T11:38:43+01:008 March 2022|

Reflections on working on genomic surveillance in the pandemic, and being a woman in science.

The diversity of plants

2022-02-15T16:21:51+00:0016 February 2022|

We spoke to some of the team planning to sequence the DNA of every plant species in Britain and Ireland about the diversity of plant genomes and the importance of plant science in the face of global challenges.

International Day of Women & Girls in Science 2022

2022-02-10T14:05:57+00:0011 February 2022|

To celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science, celebrated annually on 11 February, we asked some of our female staff to tell us about their work, and what being a woman in science means to them.

Women rising in STEM

2022-12-13T09:50:41+00:0011 February 2022|

To celebrate International Day of Women & Girls in Science, we sat down with Sanger Associate Director, Dr Julia Wilson to talk about her career so far and being a woman in science.

International Day of Women & Girls in Science 2021

2023-06-26T14:56:35+01:0011 February 2021|

Just 30 per cent of researchers worldwide, only 35 per cent of all students enrolled in STEM-related fields of study are women, and data suggests that the impacts of COVID-19 are disproportionately affecting female researchers more than their male counterparts.

Welcoming Athena SWAN Silver

2020-05-18T08:01:00+01:0018 May 2020|

"We are deeply committed to our values of equality, diversity and inclusion and these are fundamental to our work."