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Wellcome Trust announces new award scheme

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7385.356/a (Published 15 February 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:356
  1. Annabel Ferriman
  1. BMJ

    This hybrid animal—part elephant, part rabbit—is an image from a series of short films, called Eye-See, which won a “science on stage and screen” award from the research charity the Wellcome Trust last year.

    The films, made by Rosetta Pictures and APT Films, aim to show people with normal vision how the world looks to someone with visual agnosia. Now the Wellcome Trust has announced a new £1m award scheme to support and encourage innovative arts projects that investigate biomedical science.

    The trust is inviting applications for a round of research awards of up to £15000 ($24400; €22600), to support the development of ideas in their formative stages, and a series of production awards (in the region of £100000) for substantial projects.


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