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Research

Our research projects

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Welfare | 2020 – 2023

Public expenditure planning and control in complex times

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Education | 2020 – 2022

Competitive effects of free schools on student outcomes in neighbouring schools

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Education | 2020 – 2022

Comparisons of cognitive skills and educational attainment across the UK

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Welfare | 2020 – 2022

How UK welfare reform affects larger families

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Education | Welfare | 2020 – 2020

Measuring the disadvantage attainment gap in 16-19 education

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Education | 2020 – 2022

Teacher supply, shortages and working conditions in England and Wales

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Two young girls being taught fractions and decimals, learning from a school workbook together
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Education | 2020 – 2021

Teaching fractions and decimals to children aged 3 to 11

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Education | 2020 – 2022

The influence of headteachers on their schools

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Two teenage male pupils study a science lesson as part of their post-16 options
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Education | 2019 – 2021

Post-16 pathways: the role of peers, family background and expectations

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Welfare | 2019 – 2022

Children living with domestic violence: effects on children’s well-being

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Education | 2019 – 2021

Exploring the impact of curriculum policy on choice, attainment and destinations

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Welfare | 2019 – 2022

Ethnic inequalities in later life

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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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