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The Nuffield Foundation first proposes a Family Justice Observatory
Mar 2015 The Nuffield Foundation first proposes a Family Justice Observatory

One of the many problems identified by the Family Justice Review (DfE 2011) was the limited use of research findings and analyses of administrative data in family justice decision-making. In 2015, following discussion with key experts, the Nuffield Foundation published a report titled: 'Towards a Family Justice Observatory'. In this report the Foundation set out its intention to try to improve the generation and application of research, through the establishment of a Family Justice Observatory.

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The Nuffield Foundation commissions the Family Justice Observatory scoping study.
Jun 2016 The Nuffield Foundation commissions the Family Justice Observatory scoping study.

The scoping study sought to consult with stakeholders from across the family justice community about the plans for a Family Justice Observatory and its possible functions. 'The Nuffield Family Justice Observatory: Making it happen' sets out the key findings from the national scoping study and how The Nuffield Foundation will take forward the propositions.

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The Nuffield  Family Justice Observatory enters its development phase
Mar 2018 The Nuffield Family Justice Observatory enters its development phase

In 2018 The Nuffield Foundation appoint a development team to establish and implement governance, organization and delivery models for the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory, and create a year 1 work plan. A number of key development phase activities were identified.

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Nuffield Family Justice Observatory will enter its pilot phase
Mar 2019 Nuffield Family Justice Observatory will enter its pilot phase

From March 2019 The Nuffield Family Justice Observatory will enter its pilot phase.

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We are pleased to see Sir Andrew McFarlane covering the 'Born into Care' report in his speech at the recent ALC conference: https://t.co/9YGg63Gsq0 @NuffieldFound @researchIP @KarenB_LU @ReesCentre 3 days ago
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The Nuffield FJO, CoramBAAF and the Family Justice Council are to work together to address pressing questions about Special Guardianship https://t.co/Us6GYFbq49 @CoramBAAF @NuffieldFound @Tweets_ALC @ChildFamJustice 2 weeks ago
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Insightful suggestions from Sir Andrew McFarlane at today's ALC Conference. Pleasing to see Born into Care report is stimulating debate about solutions. @ReesCentre @NuffieldFJO @researchIP @FamilyRightsGp @ChildFamJustice https://t.co/rqUzf9TTk3 3 weeks ago

The Nuffield Family Justice Observatory is being developed by the Nuffield Foundation working in partnership with a development team led by Professor Karen Broadhurst from The Centre for Child and Family Justice Research at Lancaster University