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14 December 2009
Fair Trials International, an organisation defending the rights of those facing charges abroad, has published new research into the provision of consular assistance to people facing criminal charges abroad. Consular assistance is a vital public...
03 December 2009
New legislation to relax the restrictions on media reporting of family court cases lacks sufficient clarity about what can be reported and could put the privacy of vulnerable children at risk, according to a new briefing paper published by the...
26 November 2009
A study by a research team from the University of Oxford has found a direct association between the programme and improvements in fair employment, both for Catholics and Protestants. Since 1989, Northern Ireland's affirmative action...
26 November 2009
Specialist resources aimed at improving literacy amongst deaf children are now available online and are already proving popular with teachers. The resources have been developed by Professor Terezinha Nunes from the University of Oxford and...
25 November 2009
Social workers in England have more responsibility and a wider remit than many of their continental European counterparts, according to a new report published by the Thomas Coram Research Unit at the Institute of Education, and funded by the...
17 November 2009
Daycare Trust, the National Childcare Campaign, will this week publish ground-breaking new research supported by the Nuffield Foundation defining high quality childcare and setting out how much it will cost to fund its roll-out across England....
30 October 2009
A new report from JUSTICE has called for a new system for freeing prisoners in England and Wales, to replace the current Parole Board. The Parole Board currently decides whether and when to free all prisoners serving life sentences and those...
19 October 2009
Research and practice organisation One Plus One has published a major review of the international research literature on the impact of relationship breakdown on the physical and psychological health of adults and children. The review also...
10 September 2009
The new model Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) has the potential to improve outcomes for children by tackling the substance misuse of parents at an early stage of care proceedings, according to an independent report published today. ...
08 September 2009
A new charity funded by the Nuffield Foundation will take a stand against walk-on-by culture that fuels violent crime, feeds fear and fractures communities. Witness Confident has been set up to promote greater public participation in the...
07 September 2009
Scientists from Aberdeen University, including one of the Nuffield Foundation's Oliver Bird Rheumatism Programme's PhD students, have discovered a new way in which cells that destroy bone can be controlled. The University of Aberdeen...
26 August 2009
More teenagers are studying science beyond GCSE level thanks to a course designed by University of York and Nuffield Foundation experts. A new survey shows schools using the Twenty First Century Science GCSE curriculum are experiencing much...
29 July 2009
Parents of teenagers are doing a good job, and poor parenting is not the reason for the increase in problem behaviour amongst teenagers, a new briefing paper published today by the Nuffield Foundation reveals. Research undertaken by a team led...
23 July 2009
In 2008 nearly 110,000 students, some 15% of the age cohort, gained a GCSE or equivalent qualification in Applied Science. Five years earlier the number was less than 20,000. This substantial rise has received little public or policy attention....