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December 14th

Applications open for £12.5m funding opportunity for research into musculoskeletal conditions

The Nuffield Foundation launches call for applications for research into musculoskeletal conditions.

Over the next 10 years the Nuffield Foundation will dedicate up to £12.5m for research into musculoskeletal conditions, with up to £6.25m to be awarded over the first five years.

December 11th

The costs and trade-offs of reforming long-term care for older people

A £36k lifetime cap on care costs for older people would cost £3.6 billion by 2035. Rolling out a minimum level of social care to all older people with high needs and limited resources would cost a similar amount, according to new research from the CASPeR research team.

December 10th

Data visualisation in children’s social care

A  new approach to data visualisation in children's social care has been developed by Coram and The Alan Turing Institute, with funding from the Nuffield Foundation. The project was also supported by the Rees Centre at the University of Oxford. 

December 7th

Extreme ethnic inequalities in the care system

There are extreme inequalities between ethnic groups in the proportions of children being looked after in care in England, according to new Nuffield-funded research. 

‘White British’ children are ten times more likely to be in care than ‘Asian Indian’ children. ‘Black Caribbean’ children are 20 times more likely.

These inequalities are poorly understood and little attention is paid to them in children’s services policy.

December 5th

Latest survey offers new understanding of the FE maths teacher workforce

Building a high-quality maths teaching workforce in Further Education (FE) requires a better understanding of career pathways, differentiated high-quality initial training and more subject-specific professional development, new research shows.

December 3rd

First board members appointed to lead Ada Lovelace Institute

The Nuffield Foundation has appointed the first board members to lead the strategic development of the Ada Lovelace Institute, an independent research and deliberative body with a mission to ensure data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) work for people and society. 

The appointments follow an open recruitment process overseen by the Executive Chair of the Ada Lovelace Institute, Sir Alan Wilson. The new board members are: