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February 27th

Attending grammar school may have little effect on children’s well-being

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 Nuffield-funded research from UCL.

February 25th

The economic impact of Brexit will leave less money for vital public services, according to new report

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.

February 21st

The Nuffield Early Language Intervention has been awarded a 3+ evidence rating

The Nuffield Early Lanaguage Intervention has been awarded a 3+ evidence rating in an upated version of the Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) guidebook. 

February 12th

AI ethics must move beyond lists of 'principles': new report

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 Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence at the University of Cambridge.

February 11th

Undergraduates lack the numeracy skills required for their courses and the work place, according to new exploratory study

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.

February 6th

New research: Government urged to reform overly-complex divorce system

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 themselves and those alleging abuse as grounds for divorce.

Better information could encourage disadvantaged students to apply for university

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.

New research highlights major barriers to healthcare for migrants

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.

February 4th

The Deaton Review: Inequalities in the Twenty First Century

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.