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27 April 2016
A new LSE book bringing together findings from research co-funded by the Nuffield Foundation offers an authoritative, evidence-based analysis of the impact government policies have had on inequality and on delivery of services such as health,...
19 April 2016
Participating in organised sports and joining after school clubs can help to improve primary school children’s academic performance and social skills, new research shows. Funded by the Nuffield Foundation, researchers from NatCen Social...
19 April 2016
An event funded by the Nuffield Foundation today shed light on how wealth is concentrated among a small number of households, and is much more concentrated than incomes. A special edition of Fiscal Studies launched at the event revealed that younger...
15 April 2016
School spending in England has become increasingly targeted at schools with pupils from poorer backgrounds over the past 20 years. As a result, spending per pupil in 2013–14 amongst the 20% of secondary schools with the poorest pupils was...
13 April 2016
Graduates from richer family backgrounds earn significantly more after graduation than their poorer counterparts, even after completing the same degrees from the same universities. This is one of many findings in new research funded by the...
05 April 2016
The Nuffield Foundation has appointed a team from Lancaster University and the Alliance for Useful Evidence to undertake a scoping study that will establish the purpose, functions, and delivery options for a family justice observatory. Professor...
22 March 2016
Congratulations to Roxanne El-Hady who has been named UK Young Scientist of the Year 2016 at the Big Bang Fair in Birmingham. Roxanne, who attends Ricards Lodge High School in Wimbledon, won the award for her work reconstructing rapid climate change...
22 March 2016
A new report published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and funded by the Foundation finds that the agreement on how to adjust the Scottish Government's block grant in response to greater devolution satisfies the Smith Commission...
09 March 2016
Children born before 34 weeks gestation have poorer reading and maths skills than those born at full term, and the difficulties they experience at school continue to have effects into adulthood: by the age of 42, adults who were born prematurely...
08 March 2016
The UK Government has recently announced new proposals on data sharing within government. This consultation event is to help users of official statistics to understand more about the proposed data sharing legislation and to consider their own...
25 February 2016
An independent evaluation of the Nuffield Early Language Intervention has found that it improves the vocabulary, grammar and listening skills of four- and five-year-olds by as much as four months.  The Nuffield Early Language Intervention is an...
23 February 2016
The UK and Scottish Governments have so far failed to agree the new 'fiscal framework' that must accompany the transfer of tax and welfare powers recommended by the Smith Commission and set out in the Scotland Bill. Perhaps the biggest bone...
08 February 2016
The IFS Green Budget 2016, produced in association with ICAEW and funded by the Nuffield Foundation with analysis from Oxford Economics, is published today. This is an extract from the IFS press release. For the full release and to...
03 February 2016
During this parliament the government plans to replace most of the means-tested benefits system for working-age families with a single payment called universal credit (UC). A series of pre-emptive cuts means that introducing UC will in the long run...
29 January 2016
Corporate tax has rarely excited the imagination of the public as much as in recent years. This week Google has become the latest company to attract widespread anger over the amount of tax it has paid in the UK. The sense that there are some big,...
13 January 2016
The growth in lawyers working on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis has removed the financial barrier to pursuing a clinical negligence claim for many people, but a small number of serious cases may be falling through the funding gap, according to...
06 January 2016
The board of trustees is delighted to announce the appointment of influential educator and broadcaster Tim Gardam as the new Chief Executive of the Nuffield Foundation. Tim is currently Principal of St Anne’s College at the University of...
23 December 2015
The Nuffield Foundation will be closed from Thursday 24 December until Monday 4 January.
14 December 2015
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....
10 December 2015
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....

 


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