Our briefings and impact library includes summaries of our research findings as well as reports highlighting the impact of our cohort studies.
The government recently introduced changes to the student loans system, which included lowering and freezing the income repayment threshold, and increasing the repayment period from 30 to 40 years. This briefing note adds to previous work from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, documenting the financial impact of the reforms.
This book tells the story of one of the longest running and most important studies of its kind in the world. It’s also the story of an incredible group of people who share the same birthday week but have lived such diverse lives.
This short film takes a look back at the first 60 years of NCDS and highlights just some of the important discoveries that have been made.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This briefing paper examines the predictors of mental ill-health in young people taking part in the Millennium Cohort Study.
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.
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.
This infographic highlights the percentage of teenagers who reported having been in some sort of trouble with the police.
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.