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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...
22 May 2019
Pensioner poverty rates for those entering retirement today are down by two-thirds compared to previous generations in the 1980s peak, though children born today are facing record poverty rates, according to a new Nuffield-funded report published...
15 May 2019
The Nuffield Foundation has appointed human rights lawyer Carly Kind as Director of the Ada Lovelace Institute (Ada), an independent research and deliberative body with a mission to ensure data and AI work for people and society. Carly will lead...
14 May 2019
Today the IFS formally launches the most comprehensive scientific analysis of inequalities yet attempted. In a review chaired by Nobel Laureate Professor Sir Angus Deaton and funded by the Nuffield Foundation, the IFS intend not just to describe...
13 May 2019
The ‘crisis cohort’ who entered the world of work in the midst of the financial crisis continued to face higher unemployment, lower pay and worse job prospects up to a decade later, compared to other young people entering work before or...
10 May 2019
School break times are as much as an hour shorter than they were two decades ago meaning children are missing out on valuable opportunities to make friends, develop social skills and exercise, according to new Nuffield-funded research.  This...
04 May 2019
One of Sure Start’s original aims was to improve the health of, especially, disadvantaged children. A new IFS study, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, is the first of its kind to follow children who had access to Sure Start right through...
25 April 2019
Efforts to help refugees who have settled in the UK to integrate into British society have been constrained by the lack of information on the short- and long-term outcomes of refugees, a new report by the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (...