April 23rd

Early interventions could reduce violent crime

Interventions involving multiple agencies may be effective in reducing violent crime, according to a new POSTnote briefing co-authored by Nuffield Foundation Flowers Fellow, Francesca Boyd.

April 4th

Government and NHS leaders could do more to encourage collaborative relationships between healthcare staff and parents of critically ill children

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics has published a briefing note outlining the factors that can contribute to disagreements between parents and healthcare staff about the care and treatment of critically ill babies and young children.

April 2nd

Nuffield Foundation appoints Board and Director of the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory and establishes new data partnership to shed light on how the family justice system is working

The Nuffield Foundation has appointed Lisa Harker as Director of the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory (Nuffield FJO), a new organisation which aims to improve the lives of children and families by making sure that decision-making in the family justice system in England and Wales is informed by the best data and research evidence.

March 22nd

Nuffield students win at the Big Bang UK Science and Engineering Competition

Congratulations to all of our Nuffield Research Placement students who were finalists in last week’s Big Bang Competition at the NEC in Birmingham.

March 20th

Azeem Azhar appointed to the board of Ada Lovelace Institute

The Nuffield Foundation has appointed technology entrepreneur, investor and adviser Azeem Azhar to the board 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.

March 18th

No fault divorce proposal is consistent with international trends

New research published today by the Nuffield Foundation argues that the Ministry of Justice's (MOJ) proposal for no fault divorce is fully consistent with international trends. Indeed, the report finds there is an international trend away from requiring any ground at all. 

March 13th

Early intervention is key to breaking 'vicious circle' of maths anxiety

Three-quarters (77%) of children with high maths anxiety are normal to high achievers on curriculum maths tests, according to Nuffield-funded research from the Centre for Neuroscience in Education at the University of Cambridge. 

March 7th

Nuffield Foundation become the 100th funder to sign up to 360Giving

We are delighted to become the 100th funder to sign up to 360Giving. 360Giving supports UK grantmakers to publish information on who, where and what they fund in an open, standardised format to build a better picture of the funding landscape and boost its impact.

March 4th

New study calls for supervision orders to have ‘more teeth’

20% of all children in England who return home after care proceedings and are placed on a supervision order are back in the family court within five years because of further significant harm, new research led by Lancaster University has found.

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.