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Welcome to our news and blogs.  Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.

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The long roots of childhood, and how they explain economic inequalities across the whole of life

11 September 2018

This is a repost of a blog written by Professor Alissa Goodman, Director of CLS, which originally appeared on the IOE London blog.

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Why education research needs working papers

29 May 2018

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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Our longitudinal future – providing robust evidence for policy across the life course, from newborns right through to older age

18 May 2018

In this blog, Alissa Goodman, Director of CLS, responds to the ESRC’s Longitudinal Studies Strategic Review.

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A misspent youth? How new technology is shedding light on what teenagers do all day

18 May 2018

To coincide with the Millennium Cohort Study time use diary and accelerometer data release, CLS Survey Manager, Dr Emily Gilbert, discusses how the use of new technology has enabled us to gain new insights into the lives of the millennial generation.

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International Women’s Day – we cannot take progress for granted

8 March 2017

What can cohort studies show us about gender equality? Founding Director of MCS and Emeritus Professor of Economic and Developmental Demography, Heather Joshi explains in an IOE London blogpost.

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Social inequalities – the report card

11 January 2017

How has the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) aided government understanding of the social inequalities faced by young people today?

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Children’s mental wellbeing and ill-health: not two sides of the same coin

10 October 2016

In this blog for World Mental Health Day, Dr Praveetha Patalay examines the factors that influence children’s mental illness and wellbeing using the Millennium Cohort Study.

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Give it time

3 October 2016

What makes cohort studies so important? CLS Director, Professor Alissa Goodman and Principal Investigator of the 1970 British Cohort Study, Professor Alice Sullivan explain in an IOE London blogpost.

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