Working with Wellcome - Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF)

Logo of WellcomeThe Wellcome Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF) helps to support research at the University of Glasgow related to Wellcome's research goals. This website is designed to host information on ISSF 3 (2016-2021), though does contain information on funded projects and the impact of ISSF 1 and ISSF 2.

The ISSF 3 award delivers benefits and impact in multiple areas by:

  • Developing researchers across multiple disciplines through a variety of funding awards
  • Promoting research activity in Early Career Researchers
  • Achieving knowledge transfer across the scientific community
  • Promotion of Gender Equality and support for researchers with other commitments
  • Enabling quality research by providing access to specialist services in high-throughput omics data generation, and key resources such as data analysis software
  • Supporting staff and students to celebrate, share, and connect the university’s world changing research with the public