Briefings and impact

Our briefings and impact library includes summaries of our research findings as well as reports highlighting the impact of our cohort studies.

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National Child Development Study

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1970 British Cohort Study

Millennium Cohort Study

Videos

Millennium Cohort Study: Children’s mental health: an “urgent” issue

The film highlights recent findings from the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) that around one in seven 14-year-olds in the UK are suffering from depression. It features an interview with Professor Emla Fitzsimons, MCS Director.


Date published: 15 October 2018
Briefing papers

Occupational aspirations of children from primary school to teenage years across ethnic groups

This briefing, based on data from Next Steps and the Millennium Cohort Study, explores how occupational aspirations of girls and boys differ across ethnic groups, and the extent to which these aspirations feed through into subsequent occupational outcomes.

Author: Lucinda Platt, LSE and Samantha Parsons, CLS
Date published: 21 September 2018
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Videos

Webinar: New data from the Millennium Cohort Study: Time Use Diaries and Accelerometry at Age 14

This webinar introduced the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) to both first-time and more experienced users. As part of the MCS6 (age 14) survey, cohort members were asked to wear an activity monitor and to complete time use diaries. This webinar focused on the collection, content and structure of these newly-available data.


Date published: 27 June 2018
Briefing papers

SEN, school life and future aspirations

This briefing, based on data from the Millennium Cohort Study, explores how children with persistent SEN felt about school, their academic ability and their future educational and occupational aspirations at age 14.


Date published: 13 June 2018
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Videos

Webinar: Introduction to the 1958 and 1970 British birth cohorts

This webinar introduced the 1958 National Child Development Study (NCDS) and the 1970 British Birth Cohort Study (BCS70) to both first-time and more experienced users. It focused particularly on the wellbeing measures available in each study.


Date published: 8 June 2018
Infographics

MCS Age 14 initial findings – teens and cyber crime

This infographic highlights the percentage of teenagers who admitted to computer hacking and sending a computer virus. This data was recorded during the MCS Age 14 sweep.

Author: Centre for Longitudinal Studies
Date published: 29 January 2018
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Briefing papers

MCS Age 14 initial findings – Risky behaviours: prevalence in adolescence

Using information gathered from more than 11,000 14-year-olds in the UK, this paper explores how common risk-taking behaviour is among teenagers in the UK.

 


Date published: 24 January 2018
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Infographics

MCS Age 14 initial findings – Teens and crime

This infographic highlights the percentage of teenagers who reported having been in some sort of trouble with the police.


Date published: 24 January 2018
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Infographics

MCS Age 14 initial findings – Teens and smoking

This infographic demonstrates how the age at which teenagers first try a cigarette can affect their likelihood of being a regular smoker by age 14.


Date published: 24 January 2018
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Briefing papers

MCS Age 14 initial findings – The university and occupational aspirations of UK teenagers

This briefing paper looks at the university expectations and occupational aspirations using data from the Age 14 sweep of the Millennium Cohort Study.


Date published: 13 December 2017
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Briefing papers

MCS Age 14 initial findings- Child overweight and obesity

This briefing paper examines the weight status of today’s generation of adolescents taking part in the Millennium Cohort Study.


Date published: 12 December 2017
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Infographics

MCS Age 14 initial findings – Occupational aspirations and gender differences

This infographic highlights the different occupational aspirations of teenage boys and girls. It uses data from the Age 14 sweep of the Millennium Cohort Study.


Date published: 11 December 2017
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