SVC Blog
August 15th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

Keep up to date with the Scottish Veterans Commissioner, Charlie Wallace, by reading his blog. There is a new post available today. The Commissioner’s primary role, as laid down by the…

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Want to start your career in research?
August 15th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

A position as a research assistant on a project can be a great way to gain experience and launch your academic career. Swansea University (UK) is advertising for a research…

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Can you help to support research into the needs of families of veterans with substance abuse problems?
August 7th, 2019 by Alex Cooper

The University of York and Adfam are undertaking research to better understand how the families of veterans with historic or current alcohol or drug problems are affected, and what can…

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Find the Research Snapshot For You Here
July 31st, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

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…

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Who Are The UK’s New Defence Politicians?
July 31st, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

After multiple new appointments in ministerial positions, Forces.net News takes a look at some new arrivals in the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and at who is left standing…   The…

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Research – veteran fathers’ mental health and the mental health of their children
July 30th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

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…

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Snapshot Military Families
July 25th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

Snapshot Military Families and the Bullets summary have been published on the Hub today. All Snapshots and Bullets summaries published so far are available on the Research Summaries page. Snapshots…

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Battle of Waterloo: excavation unearths amputated limbs
July 18th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

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…

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The Physical Health and Wellbeing of Veterans
July 2nd, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

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…

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Why Is Armed Forces Day Celebrated in the UK And Do The Public Want To Thank The Services?
June 28th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

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…

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ARMED FORCES DAY: What Is It And Why Do We Celebrate It?
June 21st, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

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…

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The VFR Hub Welcomes your Feedback and Participation
June 12th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

The Veterans & Families Research Hub is built to serve the needs of the broadest range of users, including academics and researchers, policy makers, statutory and voluntary service providers, the…

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