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20 November 2018
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics, an independent body funded by the Nuffield Foundation, Wellcome and the MRC, has today published a new briefing note highlighting the ethical issues that can arise when patients and doctors wish to use...
14 November 2018
The Nuffield Foundation has appointed Sir James Munby as Chair of the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory. The Nuffield Foundation is establishing the Observatory to support the best possible decisions for children by improving the use of data and...
14 November 2018
A new study announced today by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) will find out if an early language teaching programme which is delivered at home for 20 minutes each day can improve young people's language and literary skills.  The...
01 November 2018
Children from poorer backgrounds now have more spent on their education than do those from better-off families, according to new Nuffield-funded research from the IFS published today.   Children from richer families used to benefit much...
01 November 2018
The significance attached to sibling relationships in care and adoption proceedings can be routinely outweighed by other factors, according to a new report funded by the Nuffield Foundation. This puts siblings at risk of losing touch, despite strong...
30 October 2018
The Government should place a greater emphases on improving teacher retention to ease teacher supply preasures, according to new Nuffield-funded research from the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER).  This comes after Education...
25 October 2018
At any one time, there are more than four million children living in separated families in the UK. Last year, we reported that a lack of data on these separated families is hindering effective policymaking. A new report published by the...
16 October 2018
The IFS Green Budget 2018, produced in association with Citi and ICAEW and funded by the Nuffield Foundation, is published today.  Delivering on promises to increase spending on the NHS, defence and aid, and just avoiding cuts to other public...
15 October 2018
Three in four workers experience fluctuating pay packets, with low paid workers most exposed to big downward changes in their monthly take-home pay, according to new Nuffield-funded research published by the Resolution Foundation. Irregular payments...
10 October 2018
Between 2007/8 and 2016/17, 16,849 babies under one week old were subjects of local authority care proceedings in England, according to a new study from the Centre for Child and Family Justice Research at Lancaster University and the Nuffield Family...
08 October 2018
If the slow pace of Britain’s post-crisis pay growth were to continue indefinitely it will take until 2099 for real wages today to double in value – compared to the pre-crisis average when wages doubled every 29 years – according...
08 October 2018
As long as they had a 10% deposit, in 1996 over 90% of 25- to 34-year-olds would have been able to purchase a house in their area if they borrowed 4½ times their salary (the maximum that most lenders will now allow). By 2016, that proportion...
05 October 2018
The Institute for Fiscal Studies has today published a chapter form the IFS Green Budget that investigates the exposure of different workers to potential trade barriers between the UK and the EU. The Green Budget is funded by the Nuffield...
26 September 2018
The Nuffield Foundation is looking to appoint a diverse Board of experienced people who can actively contribute at a strategic level to the establishment of the Ada Lovelace Institute.  The Ada Lovelace Institute is a new research and...
17 September 2018
Funding for 16- to 18-year-olds and for general further education has been cut much more sharply than funding for schools, pre-school or higher education. Since 2010–11, funding per student aged 16–18 in further education has fallen...
14 September 2018
People who go to court without a lawyer face barriers that can impact on their right to a fair trial, according to a new Nuffield-funded study by Ulster University.  The first study of its kind in Northern Ireland, researchers explored the...
11 September 2018
Many children are suffering from an undiagnosed developmental condition which affects their ability to learn maths, according to a new Nuffield-funded study from Queen’s University Belfast. A team of experts from the School of Psychology at...
05 September 2018
The CORE project has launched beta versions of the next four units of the Economy, Society and Public Policy (ESPP) e-book, in time for the new academic year. The CORE project, which has been funded by the Nuffield Foundation, is an open-access...
04 September 2018
The Nuffield Early Language Intervention has won 3 stars in the Teach Early Years Awards 2018.  The Teaching Early Years Awards aims to uncover the very best educational resources on offer to those supporting the learning and development of...
03 September 2018
The Nuffield Foundation has appointed Sir Alan Wilson as Executive Chair of the Ada Lovelace Institute. Sir Alan, who is shortly to step down as CEO of The Alan Turing Institute, will take up his new role with immediate effect. He will lead the 18-...