At least one in four women who have lost a child through court order will return to the family court in relation to a subsequent child. For women who were teenagers at the birth of their first child, this figure increases to one in three.
Human rights researcher Professor Todd Landman will launch a project that aims to share and promote the hard facts about human rights through podcasting today (International Human Rights Day). The project is funded by the Nuffield Foundation.
A student from the Nuffield Foundation’s Oliver Bird Rheumatism Programme has been instrumental in a new study which indicates that arthritic cartilage, previously thought to be impenetrable to therapies, could be treated by a patient’s own ‘microvesicles’ that are able to travel into cartilage cells and deliver therapeutic agents.
Confusion over what people mean when they describe science, technology and medicine as ‘unnatural’ could be causing people to talk at cross purposes, hampering public debates, says the Nuffield Council on Bioethics today.
A new research study launched on 30 November 2015 identifies the key factors that influence how well children in care do in schools in England. The fact that most children in care lag behind their peers in their educational achievement has long been a concern.
The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee, in its report A Fracturing Union?, argues that the process for determining the fiscal framework for Scottish tax and welfare devolution is flawed and that its design principles may not be workable and are not mutually compatible.
Nuffield-funded neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore of University College London (UCL) has been awarded the 2015 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize in recognition of her ground-breaking achievements in child and youth development.