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March 20th

Azeem Azhar appointed to the board of Ada Lovelace Institute

The Nuffield Foundation has appointed technology entrepreneur, investor and adviser Azeem Azhar to the board of the Ada Lovelace Institute, an independent research and deliberative body with a mission to ensure data and artificial intelligence (AI) work for people and society.

March 15th

No fault divorce proposal is consistent with international trends

New research published today by the Nuffield Foundation argues that the Ministry of Justice's (MOJ) proposal for no fault divorce is fully consistent with international trends. Indeed, the report finds there is an international trend away from requiring any ground at all. 

March 13th

Early intervention is key to breaking 'vicious circle' of maths anxiety

Three-quarters (77%) of children with high maths anxiety are normal to high achievers on curriculum maths tests, according to Nuffield-funded research from the Centre for Neuroscience in Education at the University of Cambridge. 

March 7th

Nuffield Foundation become the 100th funder to sign up to 360Giving

We are delighted to become the 100th funder to sign up to 360Giving. 360Giving supports UK grantmakers to publish information on who, where and what they fund in an open, standardised format to build a better picture of the funding landscape and boost its impact.

March 4th

New study calls for supervision orders to have ‘more teeth’

20% of all children in England who return home after care proceedings and are placed on a supervision order are back in the family court within five years because of further significant harm, new research led by Lancaster University has found.

February 27th

Attending grammar school may have little effect on children’s well-being

Children report similar levels of wellbeing and school satisfaction regardless of whether they live in a selective education area - and may or may not attend a grammar school - or live in a ‘comprehensive education’ area, according to Nuffield-funded research from UCL.

February 25th

The economic impact of Brexit will leave less money for vital public services, according to new report

The effective delivery of a range of vital public services is likely to decline after Brexit, according to a new report from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and funded by the Nuffield Foundation.

February 21st

The Nuffield Early Language Intervention has been awarded a 3+ evidence rating

The Nuffield Early Lanaguage Intervention has been awarded a 3+ evidence rating in an upated version of the Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) guidebook. 

February 12th

AI ethics must move beyond lists of 'principles': new report

An ethical approach to the development and deployment of algorithms, data and AI (ADA) requires clarity and consensus on ethical concepts and resolution of tensions between values, according to a new report from the Nuffield Foundation and the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence at the University of Cambridge.

February 11th

Undergraduates lack the numeracy skills required for their courses and the work place, according to new exploratory study

An exploratory project from National Numeracy, and commissioned by the Nuffield Foundation, has found that many undergraduate students do not have the numeracy skills required to fully understand their course.