Research Index

An evaluation of the veteran friendly practice accreditation programme

Background The Royal College of General Practitioners Veteran Friendly Practice Accreditation Programme launched in 2019, aiming to allow practices to better identify, treat and refer veterans, where appropriate, to dedicated NHS services. Aim Evaluate the effectiveness of the accreditation programme,…

Assessing Veteran Services and Success in Higher Education: Cal Poly Pomona’s Veterans Resource Center Case Study

This study tests if the services of the Veterans Resource Center meet the needs of veterans and if these services contribute to veteran success. Using a survey of 130+ student veterans, the study determined that services are accessed and utilized.…

Australian universities and educational equity for student veterans

This report draws upon a small but growing scholarship on student veterans in Australia. Two recent projects and studies led by La Trobe University in conjunction with the Australian Student Veterans Association (ASVA) (Harvey, Andrewartha, Smith, & Wyatt-Smith, 2018) and…
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Snapshot Education and Training Bullets

Bullets provide the key points of a Snapshot. Snapshots are designed to aid understanding of the complex issues at play in relation to the Armed Forces, and to support decision-making processes by bridging the gaps between academic research, government and…
Snapshot Education and Training

Snapshot Education and Training

Snapshots are designed to aid understanding of the complex issues at play in relation to the Armed Forces, and to support decision-making processes by bridging the gaps between academic research, government and charitable policy, service provision and public opinion. Snapshots…

Professor Hugh MacLean: one of the first British military research nephrologists and the pioneer of the  rst United Kingdom veterans’ renal clinic

Few people have been as successful in bringing together basic research, clinical science, and a contribution to military medicine as Professor Hugh MacLean. However, today he is almost forgotten. During World War 1, practicing within the realms of the new…
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Spillover Effects of Financial Aid for Education: Does Post-9/11 GI Bill Reduce Veteran SNAP Participation?

Many veterans rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). We study the change in the veterans’ reliance on SNAP in response to the GI Bill, the veterans’ financial aid for higher education. Using the unanticipated increase in educational benefits…

Beyond being the best: educating for narrative repair in transition from British Army to ‘Civvy Street’

This thesis presents a military to civilian transition (MCT) autoethnography to highlight the unique nature of military life and work, and how this can complexify a move back to ‘Civvy Street’. It reinforces prevailing research indicating that the total career…
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JSP 822 Defence Direction and Guidance for Training and Education

JSP 822 provides the Defence Direction and Guidance for both individual and collective training, and for education. Whilst the terms ‘training’ and ‘education’ are used in their own right in the JSP, the term ‘training’ is sometimes used to avoid…

The RAF Family – experiences from around the world. Survey Highlights Report.

Our online survey identified that RAF Personnel and their families are posted across a wide range of locations worldwide, in a variety of work and cultural contexts. The survey examined motivations for volunteering for overseas Service, experiences of preparing and…