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30 July 2019
We are calling for applications to our new £15m Strategic Fund for ambitious, interdisciplinary research projects that will address some of the most important challenges facing UK society and the public policy agenda in the next decade....
18 July 2019
New research published today by the Nuffield Foundation finds that computer use in schools does not on its own boost digital literacy or exam results. While personal ownership of digital devices by pupils continues to grow and starts at an...
11 July 2019
A home-visiting programme that supports parents to provide a nurturing and stimulating home learning environment for their children could complement existing early years services in England. The new IFS feasibility study funded by the Nuffield...
11 July 2019
The rise in university tuition fees in 2010 had an impact on whether children aged 10 to 15 in England aspired to study for A-levels or attend university, according to a new report from Royal Holloway, funded by the Nuffield Foundation. The report...
05 July 2019
While local authorities are producing some good quality analysis about children's social care from the vast amount of data that is collected, data visualisation could help make predictions about the future, particularly in smaller local...
01 July 2019
An essential guide to the treatment of pensions on divorce has been published today by the Pension Advisory Group (PAG). The long awaited report brings guidance to family judges, lawyers and pension experts encouraging fairer settlements and helping...
25 June 2019
The Nuffield Foundation is convening an event to showcase and explore the findings from some of the key maths and numeracy projects that the Foundation has funded over recent years. This showcase will include presentations from six Nuffield-funded...
25 June 2019
A new study from the University of Oxford and the University of Newcastle, Australia has found that while changes to religious diversity may lead to a short-term decrease in quality of life for communities, this is reversed in the long term as...
20 June 2019
The Nuffield Foundation has published a new briefing note, authored by Professor Liz Trinder, ahead of the second reading of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill which is scheduled in the House of Commons on Tuesday 25 June. The Bill...
20 June 2019
Young people today are spending 7% less on non-housing items than they were back in 2001, according to the Resolution Foundation’s inaugural Intergenerational Audit, published today. The audit, supported by the Nuffield Foundation, is a major...
17 June 2019
Over one in 10 people across Britain own second homes, Buy-to-let and overseas properties worth £941bn, according to new Nuffield-funded research published by the Resolution Foundation. Game of Homes looks at the growth of additional property...
13 June 2019
Work placements offered to Year 12 students are effective in increasing access to university courses in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), according to new Nuffield Foundation report. It is widely recognised that there is a...
11 June 2019
Despite ‘huge efforts’ to transform the secondary school system, schools have become no more important in accounting for variance in pupils’ academic attainment since the early 2000s, say researchers from UCL and the National...
11 June 2019
A new Nuffield-funded report, published today by the Mzantsi Wakho team from the Universities of Oxford and Cape Town, highlights findings which – when adopted by policy-makers – could make a life-saving difference to young...
10 June 2019
Children with a Statement of Special Educational Needs who attend pre-schools based in primary schools are significantly less likely than their peers to be admitted to the school’s reception class, according to a new Nuffield-funded report...
06 June 2019
A new Nuffield-funded report from researchers at Ulster University analyses the outcomes of classroom-based mathematical interventions and gives teachers access to a body of evidence that can assist them in helping primary school children with...
06 June 2019
Higher rents are reducing the financial gains from moving to better paying parts of the country, and mean that young people today are less mobile today than they were 20 years ago, according to new Nuffield-funded research published today by the...
04 June 2019
Trends in morbidity and mortality in the US population are also a threat to the UK, although we are better protected against them in the short-term. This was the theme of Sir Angus Deaton’s keynote lecture at our recent Tri-Nuffield Conference...
29 May 2019
Britain’s got talent – but we’re still wasting it. That’s the main finding of a new Nuffield-funded report by researchers from Oxford University published today. Children of similar cognitive ability have very different...
28 May 2019
We have published new research funding priorities in our core domains of Education, Welfare and Justice, which align with our mission to advance social well-being in today’s digitally-driven society. These are set out in full in our new Guide...