New Wellcome Trust Competition Aims to Let Public Play with Biomedical Research | GenomeWeb

Through its new 'Gamify your PhD' initiative, the Wellcome Trust is soliciting ideas from biomedical researchers for video games based on their doctoral work.

Selected ideas will go to what the organization calls a "two-day hack," in which "small teams of games developers [will] turn these ideas into addictive, challenging, and educational games." Of those games, the best will then be funded for development into a releasable game.

Get the full story with
GenomeWeb Premium

Only $95 for the
first 90 days*

A trial upgrade to GenomeWeb Premium gives you full site access, interest-based email alerts, access to archives, and more. Never miss another important industry story.

Try GenomeWeb Premium now.

Already a GenomeWeb Premium member? Login Now.
Or, See if your institution qualifies for premium access.

*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.

Not ready for premium?

Register for Free Content
You can still register for access to our free content.

In PNAS this week: carbapenem resistance in Enterobacteriaceae, selection against educational attainment-linked variants, and more.

Technology Review points out that a new US presidential science advisor hasn't been selected.

Researchers find that blood tests might be able to help determine severity of a concussion, Wired reports.

President-elect Donald Trump considers other candidates for director of the National Institutes of Health, Nature News reports.