This post was written by Jim McDermott for the VFR Hub.
The post is written as a conversation between a researcher and potential participant, exploring the reasons why people should consider participating in […]
The latest supplement issue of JMVFH is now available to read. This supplement focuses on issues relating to the impact of military life on children from military families.
The Journal of Military, Veteran and […]
How severe injuries in the First World War led to pioneering medical techniques and the origins of facial reconstruction.
Article by Dr Andrew Bamji for Forces.net News
As a rheumatology trainee, specialising in […]
Joshua Broder, who now runs Tilson Technology Management in Portland, says the work ethic, team thinking and the leadership training soldiers receive translate well to civilian jobs.
Joshua Broder and Drew […]
Armed Forces charity SSAFA has launched the initiative to help service leavers find employment and overcome mental health stigma in the workplace.
The Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association […]
While post-traumatic stress disorder has become a much-discussed affliction, a seemingly more prevalent problem is going largely overlooked: transition stress. Think of it as a clinical-sounding diagnosis for that […]
Suggestions of books to read – from and for the Hub’s user community.
These reading suggestions are related in some way to the themes and topics found on the Hub, and include many different forms of writing. From fiction to fact book, memoirs, academic texts, poetry, plays, there are many different types of literature that explore the many…[Read more]
The Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees (VAPC) are looking for new members for 12 of its 13 regional committees and five Chairmen, one for each of the following regional committees – East Midlands, North E […]
Loved ones of veterans who have been emotionally or physically affected while serving in a military role are being sought for a major new educational project chronicling the impact of war on families. Thanks to […]
There is a long tradition in the UK of personnel writing poetry as a way to communicate their experiences of warfare and what it was like to be part of the Armed Forces. Poetry can at once be an intensely personal […]
Thanks for sharing with us information on your research. Sounds really interesting and I like the idea you had of sharing preliminary findings in a video.
A former UK soldier who now works as a nurse is encouraging more male serving personnel to consider a similar career change.
Now working as a lecturer at Plymouth University, Danny Clarke says men can care j […]
Great minds must think alike, Jim, as I was also just typing out a reply to Claire!
Thanks for getting in touch, Claire. I second Jim’s reply – if you have any links to your research or other work you’ve done then do feel free to share and we can help promote/tweet etc. We also accept guest blog posts if you’d like to advertise any aspects of…[Read more]
Forces.net asked leading military experts how the British Armed Forces might look in 10 years.
The military and tech worlds are constantly evolving. It is crucial for the British military to keep up with the e […]
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]
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