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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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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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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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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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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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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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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MCS Age 14 initial findings – Teenagers’ top jobs

This infographic highlights the gender differences in teenagers’ dream jobs.


Date published: 11 December 2017
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MCS Age 14 initial findings – Workforce for most popular jobs

This infographic looks at the difference between the percentage of women in the workplaces of the most popular jobs for teenage girls and boys.


Date published: 11 December 2017
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MCS Age 14 initial findings- What influences vocabulary

Language skills are an important prerequisite for wider learning. In this briefing we examine the factors which influence young people’s knowledge of vocabulary.


Date published: 22 November 2017
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MCS Age 14 initial findings – Links between cultural factors and higher vocabulary scores for teenagers

This infographic demonstrates the links between cultural factors and higher vocabulary scores for teenagers. It uses data from the Age 14 sweep of the Millennium Cohort Study.


Date published: 20 November 2017
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MCS Age 14 initial findings – Mental ill-health among children of the new century

This briefing paper summarises the prevalence of mental health problems among children taking part in the Millennium Cohort Study.

Author: Centre for Longitudinal Studies
Date published: 20 September 2017
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Reports

Lifetime poverty and attitudes to retirement among a cohort born in 1958 – full report

New CLS research funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation shows the generation born in the later 1950s to be divided in their prospects for later life, with a majority expecting to keep on working into their 60s.


Date published: 2 August 2017
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