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Tickets On Sale: FiMT Research Centre Conference 2020 #FiMTRC2020 #FiMpacT
December 6th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

Tickets are now on sale for the FiMT Research Centre Conference 2020: Transition of Service People and Families. Speakers at this conference will include a range of experts bringing together…

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Ending the taboo of soldiers with ‘broken faces’
November 15th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

A World War One memorial to soldiers whose story has been described as an unresolved “taboo” is set to be unveiled in the UK. Historian Ellie Grigsby has designed a…

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US Million Veterans Program is Now Open for Online Enrolment
November 12th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

Veterans across America now have the ability to join the Million Veterans Program research project online. Launched in 2011, the national voluntary research initiative enables former military personnel to share…

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VFR Hub Feedback 2019
November 4th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

We are undertaking a review of the Hub in order to keep improving and enhancing the user experience.  Please could you complete our short survey to give us your valuable…

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New service launched to provide enhanced support to personnel leaving the UK military
November 1st, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

Military personnel and their families are to receive enhanced support from the MOD as they re-join civilian life, the Defence Secretary has announced today (1 Nov 19). The expanded support…

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UK’s Forces Help to Buy Extended
October 23rd, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

A Government scheme to help military personnel get on the property ladder has been extended until the end of 2022. The housing scheme allows military personnel to borrow an interest-free deposit of…

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Research Into The Mental Health of Fathers and Their Children
October 21st, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

Research into veteran (Ex-Military/Service Leaver/Armed Forces Leaver) fathers’ mental health and the mental health of their children The Centre for Veterans’ Health at King Edward Vii’s Hospital in London is…

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VFR Hub September 2019 Bulletin
September 23rd, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

The new format Bulletin from the VFR Hub and FiMT Research Centre is now available to view. The Bulletin aims to provide up to date information on issues relevant to all…

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Mental Health of Under 30s in the UK Armed Forces
September 16th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

Recent news reports have suggested that, “[m]ore needs to be done to encourage members of the Armed Forces to speak up on mental health issues, especially among those under 30….

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