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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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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In progress

Welfare | 2020 – 2022

Vulnerability, migration and well-being: experiences, perceptions and barriers

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Toddler-gleefully-eats-baked-beans-How-COVID-19-is-affecting-food-security-proj
In progress

Welfare | 2020 – 2021

How the COVID-19 crisis is affecting food security

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In progress

Welfare | 2020 – 2021

COVID realities: families on low incomes during the pandemic

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In progress

Welfare | 2020 – 2022

COVID-19 social study

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Empty-street-with-cyclist-and-pedestrian-in-distance-Law-and-compliance-during-COVID-19-PROJ
In progress

Justice | 2020 – 2021

Law and compliance during COVID-19

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In progress

Education | 2020 – 2021

Post-16 educational trajectories and social inequalities in political engagement

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Teenage-girl-looks-at-smartphone-next-to-laptop-Growing-up-under-COVID-19-PROJ
In progress

Education | Welfare | 2020 – 2021

Growing up under COVID-19

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Woman-looks-at-smartphone-screen-How-the-UK-public-gets-information-about-COVID-19-PROJ
In progress

Welfare | 2020 – 2020

How the UK public gets information about COVID-19

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Young-boy-wearing-glasses-watches-laptop-school-lesson-with-notepad-The-effects-COVID-19-on-families-time-use-child-development-PROJ
In progress

Education | 2020 – 2022

The effects of COVID-19 on families’ time-use and child development

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In progress

Welfare | 2020 – 2023

Public expenditure planning and control in complex times

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Education | 2020 – 2022

Gene-environment interplay in early life cognitive development

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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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