Sir James Munby appointed Chair of the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory

The Nuffield Foundation has appointed Sir James Munby as Chair of the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory.

The Nuffield Foundation is establishing the Observatory to support the best possible decisions for children by improving the use of data and research evidence in the family justice system. Sir James, who until recently was President of the Family Division of the High Court, will oversee the Observatory’s development.  

Can 20 minutes a day of storytelling help parents boost their kids' language skills?

A new study announced today by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) will find out if an early language teaching programme which is delivered at home for 20 minutes each day can improve young people's language and literary skills. 

Fathers welcome

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New Nuffield-funded research shows the NHS is failing to provide the 'family-centred antenatal, maternity or health visitor services required by its own rules and desired by parents

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Register your interest in Nuffield Research Placements

Register your interest in hosting Nuffield Research Placement students. Leave your name and contact details and we will be in touch. 

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Drug & Alcohol Court

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Family Drug and Alcohol Courts (FDAC) to be extended across England following independent evaluation funded by the Foundation. 

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Cancer discovery

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Two Science Bursary students have been instrumental in a discovery that could help scientists better understand how to block cancer growth. 

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Judicial Review

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Does judicial review give judges too much power? Or is it vital for holding government to account? 

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Sustainable Futures

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STEM Futures is a set of skills-based resources for 11-13 year olds which explore issues relating to waste, transport, and climate change.

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Life sentences

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Public support for the mandatory sentence of life imprisonment for murder is much more limited than traditionally assumed.

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