Blogs from Fellows and the team
By Gudrun Burnet | 25 Nov 2018 |
Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. An estimated 1.9 million adults experienced domestic abuse in England and Wales in 2017. It...
By Sarah Gaughan | 22 Nov 2018 |
Over 2,000 unaccompanied children claimed asylum in the UK in the past year, and a further 2,817 children arrived in the UK directly from conflict regions as part of...
By Christopher Stacey | 1 Nov 2018 |
Almost three-quarters of the UK’s national companies ask about criminal records on job application forms. That’s the headline finding of research published last week (1)...
By Julia Weston | 24 Oct 2018 |
One flight, twelve trains, five hotel rooms, six speeches, four dinners and a lot of beautiful scenery and coastline have filled the last ten days for me. I’ve been in...
By Jon Clarke | 23 Oct 2018 |
Children from low-income families are falling further behind their more affluent peers whilst they are at secondary school. That was the finding of a report by the...
By Bill Nicholson | 18 Oct 2018 |
What have an oak tree and a Plymouth pear tree got to do with my Fellowship to the USA and Australia in 1995, where I studied the investigation of fraud? I was so...
By Nicky Taylor | 15 Oct 2018 |
Dementia currently affects around 850,000 people across the UK, many lacking access to stimulating social and cultural experiences and at risk of becoming isolated.
By Michael Davies | 8 Oct 2018 |
More than 550,000 students in England and Wales took GCSE History this summer – but only 2,200 of them studied Israel and Palestine. Teachers are shying away from...
By Suzanne Smith | 1 Oct 2018 |
Abusive Head Trauma (AHT), also known as Shaken Baby Syndrome, is a devastating form of child abuse. As a registered nurse and health visitor specialising in child...
By Misba Khan | 24 Sep 2018 |
I’ve just come back from the North Pole. It was without a doubt the most challenging thing I have ever done, but the truth is, I would go again.