Writtle University College and ARU have merged. Writtle’s full range of college, degree, postgraduate and short courses will still be delivered on the Writtle campus. See our guide to finding Writtle information on this site.

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Veterans & Families Institute
for Military Social Research

We carry out world-leading research, policy development and consultation on the impact of military service. Our work informs and improves the wellbeing of veterans, service personnel and their families.

Contact us at [email protected] or follow us on Twitter.

Read Duty and Care: Armed Forces Family Mobility and Health Care - our report for the Tri-Service Families Federations
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Who we are

Find out about our members and their research interests, as well as how we're governed.

Find out more about the VFI Meet the team Support our work
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Our research

We have four main areas of research: Thriving Families; Transition, Measurement and Service Improvement; Women and Equalities; and Narrative.

Explore our areas of research Collaboration and impact View our latest publications