The British armed forces now have a retention crisis rather than a recruitment crisis, new figures suggest, as modern soldiers are no longer willing to move around the world.
Government data released on Thursday […]
So, who is going to the CIMVHR Forum in Ottawa-Gatineau this year in October?
CIMVHR is a key international conference to attend for anyone who works in fields relating to or involving veterans and their families. The Forum works to engage existing academic research resources, facilitate new research, increase research capacity and…[Read more]
The SCiP Alliance has a vision of thriving lives for all children of armed forces families (including reserves, those currently serving and veterans) and believes in the power of collaboration to effect change. […]
Research into veteran fathers’ mental health and the mental health of their children – we need your help!
The Centre for Veterans’ Health at King Edward Vii’s Hospital in London is carrying out research into th […]
The VFR Hub has a growing collection of Snapshots, Bullets and animations that explore themes and topics relevant to the UK Armed Forces Community, including veterans and their families. This collection can be […]
New Snapshot and Bullets summary published today on military families, from colleagues at the FiMT Research Centre.
All available Snapshots, Bullets and Animations can be found on the Research Summaries page.
Have a read and we’d love to know what you think.
Human leg bones have been unearthed in the first excavation of the main allied field hospital used in the 1815 Battle of Waterloo.
Experts believe they are the remains of limbs amputated by medics at the former […]
Kristina Fleuty replied to the topic What are the UK's Councils doing to Support the Armed Forces Covenant? in the forum Relationships / Perception / Communication 2 months, 1 week ago
Thanks for the update, Nick. Really useful information to share with us. Looking forward to the upcoming report!
With all this great work you are doing, Nick, my only thought is what could you possibly have up your sleeve to top this in the future?!?
Really enjoyed your conference in York the other week as well!
Michael Almond, Professor of Veterans & Families Studies and wing commander, talks about the importance of the Armed Forces Covenant, and why it is essential NHS organisations ensure they are providing the best […]
Why is Armed Forces Day celebrated and do the civilian public think Britain’s military should be thanked for their service in a national show of support?
Members of the public who live in areas where there is a s […]
Natalie is a PhD student at Loughborough (UK University) and is conducting research into the use of feedback to improve lower limb amputee rehabilitation.
Natalie says, “I am currently recruiting male or female unilateral transtibial amputees (please see the attached poster for further information) to undertake one, five hour test…[Read more]
Armed Forces Day is a day for the public to come together with the UK military at events taking place right across the country, giving them an opportunity to personally thank the men and woman who currently se […]
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