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Nuffield Foundation

The Nuffield Foundation is an independent charitable trust established in 1943 by William Morris, Lord Nuffield, the founder of Morris Motors. The Foundation’s mission is to advance educational opportunity and social well-being across the United Kingdom.

In 2018, the Foundation spent £18.3 million on charitable activities. It is financially and politically independent but often works in partnership with other organisations that share its aims and interests.

This entry provides an overview of the Nuffield Foundation, focussing on the research and student programmes funded by the Foundation relating to higher education (HE) pathways.

Overview

The Nuffield Foundation funds research, analysis, and student programmes that advance educational opportunity and social well-being across the United Kingdom. According to its website, the organisation aims to ‘improve people’s lives, and their ability to participate ...

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