Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
More than one third of UK teenagers are starting adult life with excess weight (either overweight or obese), and rates are even higher among the poorest, finds a new study led by UCL researchers.
Children who play and listen to music, draw and paint, and read for pleasure tend to have higher levels of self-esteem, new research shows.
Being born early is no barrier to children and adolescents participating in organised sports and playing with friends, according to new research.
The National Child Development Study (NCDS) is “one of the most influential pools of data that possibly the world has ever seen”, explains the former Labour minister and chair of the Social Mobility Commission, Alan Milburn, in a new short documentary film from the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS).
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Children born to immigrant parents tended to trail behind their peers in reading and maths in the 1970s and 1980s, largely due to their social background.
Childhood and adolescent mental health are the focus of a new short film from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE), launched today, World Mental Health Day (10 October 2018).
Children from some ethnic minority groups are most likely to aspire to university and aim for well-paid jobs, a new study has found.
The academic advantages associated with a faith school education are short lived, and are mainly explained by home background, new research shows.
Selected highlights of journal papers and other research published in June using CLS study data.
Selected highlights of journal papers and other research published in April and May using CLS study data.
In this lecture Professor Alissa Goodman spoke about her research on inequalities, showing how both cross-sectional and longitudinal data are being used to illuminate and address some of the major social and policy questions of our time.
This is a repost of a blog written by Professor Alice Sullivan, Principal Investigator of the 1970 British Cohort Study, which originally appeared on the IOE London blog.
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