Research

COVID-19

Nuffield-funded social scientists are conducting COVID-19 research in real-time, to capture people’s experiences of the social, cultural and economic impacts of the pandemic.

The changing face of early childhood

We are launching a new series to bring together the research evidence on early childhood in the UK.

Our research projects

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Young-boy-uses-tablet-with-mother-for-maths-learning-Can-maths-apps-add-value-to-learning-PROJ
New

Education | 2020 – 2022

Can maths apps add value to learning?

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Medical-professional-massages-patient-knee-Understanding-joint-replacement-surgery-decision-making-for-older-patients-PROJ
In progress

Welfare | 2020 – 2023

Supporting older patients to make informed decisions about knee surgery

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Older-man-reads-textbook-Assembling-data-jigsaw-Greater-Manchester-PROJ
In progress

Welfare | 2020 – 2024

Assembling the data jigsaw: powering robust population research in MSK disease

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Woman-medical-professional-treats-patient-impact-MSK-conditions-outcomes-other-illnesses-PROJ
In progress

Welfare | 2020 – 2022

The impact of musculoskeletal conditions on outcomes of other illnesses

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Female-nurse-sees-patient-in-office-Integrating-enriched-longitudinal-data-North-Staffordshire-Stoke-on-Trent-PROJ
In progress

Welfare | 2020 – 2025

Enriched data integration for population musculoskeletal health intelligence

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New

Education | 2020 – 2021

Ethical principles underpinning co-production with young people

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Male-teacher-teaches-teenagers-in-secondary-school-lesson-Autonomous-schools-and-the-teacher-labour-market-Evidence-from-academies-PROJ
New

Education | 2020

Autonomous schools and the teacher labour market: Evidence from academies

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Older-man-and-woman-walk-together-Geographical-mapping-prevalence-outcomes-MSK-conditions-Wales-Scotland-PROJ
In progress

Welfare | 2020 – 2022

Mapping rheumatic and musculoskeletal disease in Scotland and Wales

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New

Education | 2020 – 2020

COVID-19 mitigation measures: education provision and access to special schools

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In progress

Welfare | 2020 – 2022

Older people in England: the geography of challenges and opportunities

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New

Education | 2020 – 2020

The impact of COVID-19 on mainstream schools in England

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Senior-woman-enjoys-video-call-on-smartphone-Social-cohesion-in-context-of-COVID-19-PROJ
In progress

Welfare | 2020 – 2021

Social cohesion in the context of COVID-19

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The Nuffield Foundation is not simply an academic funding body, though the research we fund must stand up to rigorous academic scrutiny. We want the policies and institutions that affect people’s well-being to be influenced by robust evidence.

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COVID-19 response

Nuffield-funded social scientists are conducting COVID-19 research in real-time, to capture people’s experiences of the social, cultural and economic impacts of the pandemic.