Welcome to the

Veterans & Families Research Hub
The Hub is a comprehensive research resource, international in focus, for researchers, practitioners and the wider Armed Forces community.

Welcome to the Veterans & Families Research Hub

Created by the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT), Lord Ashcroft and Anglia Ruskin University (a.r.u.), the Veterans & Families Research Hub (VFR Hub) is an easily-searchable and free-to-use online resource for researchers, practitioners, and the wider stakeholder community.







Research Articles

News & Blog Posts


News & Blog Posts

Forum Posts


Forum Posts

Find out more about us

What we do

The Hub provides access to a wealth of UK and international research-related information, with the aim of connecting people with knowledge.

Our ever-expanding repository of information is categorised into themes, topics and groups so that it’s quick and easy to find the research you’re looking for.

A range of communication tools are also available, including themed discussion boards, to facilitate discussion on veteran-related matters.

For researchers

(academic, policy & media)

For practitioners

(policymakers/service providers)

For community/stakeholders

(veterans, families & advocates)

Latest research

Discover and search through our most up-to-date research. We house a growing body of works across a broad cross-section of topics and themes such as employment, education, finance, housing, health, criminal justice and other social issues.

Latest news & blogs

Read our latest news and browse our recent blog articles. We cover a broad range of topics and themes, taking a fresh look at the latest insights and events from the world of Veterans and Families Research, together with unique content from researchers and the wider veteran community.

Popular conversations on the forum

Our forum is the place where you can share and discuss matters of interest with other like-minded members of the Hub community.

Join the conversation