Dr Bhattacharya receives UoY's first ever Wellcome Senior Investigator Award

Posted on 27 February 2012

The Wellcome Trust have announced that Dr Sanjoy Bhattacharya has been awarded a prestigious Senior Investigator Award in Medical Humanities,

This inaugural grant is awarded to world-class scholars asking the most important questions at the interface of science, medicine and the humanities. The Investigator Awards in Medical Humanities cover medical history and humanities, and ethics and society, enabling scholars to pursue individual, bold visions with greater flexibility. The scheme builds on moves by the Wellcome Trust towards more expansive, longer-term research in the medical humanities.

"We received a very high quality of applications for the new Wellcome Trust Investigator Awards in Medical Humanities and are delighted to be able to support such outstanding scholars across a wide range of research topics." Sir Mark Walport, Director of the Wellcome Trust.

The full announcement is available on the Wellcome Trust website, here.