Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
The Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) is to launch a new UK-wide study that will test approaches to setting up a full large-scale national birth cohort study in the future. The study team is calling for input from future data users as it develops its plans for the two-year feasibility study.
Children with severe conduct and hyperactivity problems at school entrance tend to gain lower scores in vocabulary tests during adolescence, according to a new study.
At age 17, 9% of males have carried or used a weapon, with one in four of those involved in this form of serious offending reporting they are gang members, according to UCL researchers.
Professor Alissa Goodman, Director of the UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS), has been awarded a CBE for her services to social science in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021.
Researchers can now access new information about how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the lives of almost 28,000 cohort study participants during the third national lockdown in February and March.
Researchers from around the world have been using CLS study data to tackle important questions. Here is a round-up over 70 new pieces of research that we’ve added to the CLS bibliography between January and March 2021.
A new nationally representative birth cohort study launching in England this year will deliver valuable insights into child development, led by UCL researchers (Psychology & Language Sciences and Centre for Longitudinal Studies) and commissioned and funded by the Department for Education.
The Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) is part of the team behind a new cohort study of current Year 11 students, which will investigate the educational and employment inequalities brought about by the COVID-19 crisis.
Substance use and antisocial behaviour are more likely to go hand-in-hand with poor mental health for generation Z teens compared to millennial adolescents growing up a decade earlier, finds a new UCL study.
Children conceived through medically assisted reproduction who are born small do just as well in cognitive tests during childhood and adolescence as naturally conceived children who are born a normal weight, finds a new study led by UCL researchers.
Researchers from around the world have been using CLS study data to tackle important questions. Here is a round-up over 40 new pieces of research that we’ve added to the CLS bibliography between October and December 2020.
Data collected from CLS’s four cohort studies will be used to help improve the understanding of the risk factors, symptoms and treatment of the long term effects of COVID-19, in a major new research project announced today.
Information from the NHS about cohort members’ health care and treatment in hospitals has now been linked to two longitudinal cohort studies, which have collected survey data over six decades – the 1958 National Child Development Study (NCDS) and the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70).
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