Survey on the content and design of an Early Life Cohort Feasibility study for the UK

The survey closed at 09:00am GMT on 5th July 2021

This was a survey issued by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies seeking stakeholder input into the design and content of a new study, testing the feasibility of a new birth cohort study for the UK.

The feasibility study is led by Professors Pasco Fearon, Alissa Goodman, and Lisa Calderwood, in collaboration with an experienced group of co-investigators from across the UK.

What will we do with the survey responses?
The responses to this survey will be used to help the study PIs develop the first draft of the scientific protocol for the feasibility study

The survey has been designed with future data users in mind, and contains some technical questions about survey design and data collection instruments

More details about the survey

The survey was open to all potential future data users, from the academic, government and third sectors. The survey consisted of a number of sections including:

  • Creating an inclusive cohort,
  • Study design features,
  • Scientific priorities,
  • A topic and instrument proposal form for survey or other measures,
  • A topic and linkage proposal form for administrative and geo-linkages.

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UCL Social Research Institute

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London WC1H 0AL


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