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15 March 2019
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...
13 March 2019
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.  However, it is...
07 March 2019
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...
04 March 2019
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. The...
27 February 2019
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...
25 February 2019
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. The report finds that the...
21 February 2019
The Nuffield Early Lanaguage Intervention has been awarded a 3+ evidence rating in an upated version of the Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) guidebook.  The EIF Guidebook provides information about early intervention programmes that have at...
12 February 2019
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...
11 February 2019
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. In some cases this lack of numeracy...
06 February 2019
New research published today by the Nuffield Foundation reinforces the case for reform of the overly complex divorce system in England and Wales. Taking Notice finds that the current system can fuel conflict and disadvantages people who represent...
06 February 2019
Parents in households where at least one parent has a degree are more likely to expect their children to qualify to go to university, to succeed if they apply and to graduate if they go there. Better information for both students and parents could...
06 February 2019
A pilot study by the University of Birmingham has identified major barriers to healthcare access for migrants, including denial of entitlements, administrative issues, lack of understanding, language barriers and fears of being arrested. Funded by...
04 February 2019
The IFS is launching a major new £2.5 million study of inequality in the UK, funded by the Nuffield Foundation and chaired by Nobel Laureate Professor Sir Angus Deaton. Aiming to understand inequality not just of income, but of health, wealth...
30 January 2019
Differences in infants’ processing of visual and auditory information related to socio-economic status are already discernible by 6-7 months of age, according to new Nuffield-funded research from the University of East London (UEL). ...
29 January 2019
New Nuffield-funded research from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) shows that cuts to support mean 1.3 million more low-income households get a council tax bill, but a quarter of the extra tax due is not paid. In 2013, support for low-income...
28 January 2019
Today the Department for Education (DfE) has published its Teacher Recruitment and Retention Strategy, which sets out to address the teacher supply challenges facing the teaching profession. With rising pupil numbers, shortfalls in the number of...
24 January 2019
Researchers at the University of Liverpool have collaborated with teachers and pupils to develop practical strategies for the teaching and learning of evolution. Emeritus Professor Terry Russell and Dr Linda McGuigan worked with schools across the...
21 January 2019
The Nuffield Foundation has awarded funding to Mathematics in Education and Industry (MEI) to investigate the feasibility of a new mathematics GCSE curriculum for post-16 resit students. The aim of this new project is to start a fresh...
18 January 2019
Later this month, the Nuffield Foundation is convening a seminar on Living in a state of flux: how pay insecurity affects the choices and living standards of low income families. The nature of employment is changing. Secure, life-long employment is...
17 January 2019
Childcare workers suffer real terms pay losses of 5% since 2013 – in stark contrast to a 2.5% rise amongst the female working population, according to new Nuffield-funded research from the Education Policy Institute (EPI).  The new...