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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-...
20 August 2018
A new study from Leicester and Warwick universities, and funded by the Nuffield Foundation, has debunked the argument that there is a shortage of science graduates. Instead, the study finds that the majority of science graduates choose not to...
15 August 2018
We have published the Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2017. In addition to presenting our accounts for the year, the report details our main grant-making activities and reflects on the impact of grants made during previous years.  In...
15 August 2018
With A level results coming out tomorrow, a microsite has been launched to help explore trends in national A level, AS level and GCSE entry and results data from 2014 to 2018. The microsite has been created by FFT Education Datalab with...
02 August 2018
The Nuffield Foundation has announced a new funding opportunity for research into musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions through the Oliver Bird Fund. First established in 1948, the Oliver Bird Fund was bequeathed by Captain Oliver Bird to...
25 July 2018
Parents consider that spending money on learning resources such as books, educational games and private tuition for their children is more productive if the child attends a higher quality school, according to research led by UCL and funded by the...
25 July 2018
This morning the Supreme Court unanimously rejected an appeal from Tini Owens who wanted the court to grant her a rapid divorce from her husband of 40 years, Hugh. The judgement means she must remain married until 2020.  Responding to the...
24 July 2018
On Monday 14 May we marked our 75th anniversary with a lecture delivered by former Nuffield Foundation Trustee, The Rt Hon the Baroness Hale of Richmond, President of the Supreme Court. The lecture was the highlight of a two-day international...