Events

Here you can find out what events we have coming up and book your place. These include training workshops and webinars for new and experienced CLS data users, academic conferences, and briefings aimed at policymakers.

Webinar recordings and presentations
Search our events archive below for details of past CLS events. Tick ‘previous events’ and search to view completed events. Our training and support page includes recordings of selected webinars and events. In August 2020 and June 2021 we ran COVID-19 online training sessions which are available here. If you can’t see what you’re looking for, please email us.

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Webinar
29 Jun 2022

Introduction to the Millennium Cohort Study

This lunchtime webinar gives first-time users and researchers less familiar with the Millennium Cohort Study an insight into this unique longitudinal cohort dataset born at the turn of the century. This session describes the study aims, content and design as well as offering a helpful look at some of the types of research that can […]

Location: Online
Seminar
12 Jul 2022

Only children: insights from across generations and countries

With many couples starting families later and a gradual shift in family size ideals, only child families are becoming or are expected to become more common, but many stereotypes remain around only children. Join us to learn more about whether only children are different or similar from children who grow up with siblings in terms […]

Location: Online
Conference
27-28 Apr 2020

Cancelled: Celebrating 50 years of the 1970 British Cohort Study: a longitudinal studies conference

In honour of the 50th anniversary of the 1970 British Cohort Study, this scientific conference will showcase the latest cutting-edge research using CLS cohort data. Registration is currently paused while we assess new dates.

Location: Hallam Conference Centre
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Workshop
29 May 2019

Harmonising mental health measurements from the British birth cohorts

At this event, organised by CLOSER, we will present results on the measurement properties of mental health measures, before and after harmonising these so that they can be compared across time and study.

Location: Friends House, Euston Road, London
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Public lecture
20 Jun 2018

Research on inequality: the long roots of childhood, informing policies, and generational change

In this professorial lecture, Professor Alissa Goodman spoke about her research on inequalities, showing how both cross-sectional and longitudinal data are being used to illuminate and address some of the major social and policy questions of our time. A video of Alissa’s lecture is available to view in the event page.

Seminar
6 Jun 2018

UCL Festival of Culture: Can the language of 11 year olds predict their future?

As part of the 2018 Festival of Culture, Professor Alissa Goodman presented a session exploring the extent to which the language of 11-year-olds can foretell their future. The slides from this seminar are available on the event page.

Conference
1-2 Nov 2017

Inequalities: Evidence from longitudinal studies

CLOSER’S 2017 conference on inequalities was an opportunity to share ideas and innovations with longitudinal researchers from across disciplines and sectors, both from the UK and abroad.

Location: British Library Conference Centre
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Seminar
5 Jun 2017

UCL Festival of Culture – Reading for Pleasure

As part of the UCL Festival of Culture, Professor Alice Sullivan drew on evidence from BCS70 to explore the positive influence of reading for pleasure on learning during the teenage years and into mid-life.

Other
23 Feb 2016

Reading for Pleasure

This event aimed to share findings into the benefits of reading for pleasure with a non-academic audience such as schoolteachers, parents and children.

Conference
17 Nov 2015

Millennium Cohort Study Age 17 Survey: Consultative Conference

An open consultative conference was held at the UCL Institute Of Education. It was open to all interested parties, including representatives of the MCS funders.

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Event enquiries

Richard Steele
Events and Marketing Officer

Phone: 020 7911 5320
Email: ioe.clsevents@ucl.ac.uk

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Centre for Longitudinal Studies
UCL Social Research Institute

20 Bedford Way
London WC1H 0AL

Email: clsfeedback@ucl.ac.uk