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.

Training events for data users
We run a range of workshops and webinars for data users every year. If we’ve confirmed the date for an upcoming event, you’ll find details below and will be able to book your place.

To find out what other training we are planning for later in the year, take a look at our upcoming schedule and register your interest so we can let you know when registration opens.

Webinar recordings and presentations
Search our events archive for details of previous events, including recordings of webinars. Our archive goes back to 2016. If you’re interested in one of our older events, please contact us.

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Keynote
13 Jun 2019

Sir Roger Jowell Memorial Lecture 2019 – Keynote speaker – Professor Alissa Goodman

CLS Director, Professor Alissa Goodman will give the keynote presentation at this public lecture – An uneven playing field: The causes and consequences of social inequalities.

Location: Oliver Thompson Theatre, Tait Building, City University, Northampton Square, London, EC1V 0HB
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Workshop
22 May 2019

Train the trainer: a workshop to explore longitudinal data to inform your teaching in quantitative social science subjects

CLS are pleased to be presenting at this CLOSER workshop aimed at lecturers. This free one-day workshop will give an overview of longitudinal data available to lecturers who teach and supervise students in quantitative social science subjects.

Location: Woburn House, Tavistock Square, London
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Public lecture
18 Jun 2019

Inequalities in education and society: the home, the school and the power of reading

At this public lecture Professor Alice Sullivan talks about social class and gender differences in educational attainment and social mobility.

Location: Jeffery Hall
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Webinar
2 Apr 2019

Education in the long run – which data are available?

This webinar is jointly organised by the UK Data Service and CeLSIUS as part of the ESRC-funded data resource’s collaborative webinar series, ESRC data resources: discovering data and how to use it.

Location: Online
Webinar
12 Jun 2018

New data from the Millennium Cohort Study: Time use diaries and accelerometry at Age 14

This webinar introduced users to the new MCS6 (Age 14) time use diary and accelerometry data deposit. A recording of the webinar is available to view on the event page.

Location: Online
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.

Webinar
12 Oct 2016

Webinar: Introduction to the 1970 British Cohort Study

This session introduced the study to both first-time and more experienced data users of the 1970 British Cohort Study. A recording of the webinar is available to view on the event page.

Other
14 Sep 2016

Whatever happened to lifelong learning? And does it matter?

While adult education has a long history in Britain going back to the Workers Education Association of the 19th century, the term ‘lifelong learning’ does not extend much further back than the 1970s. This talk considered the socio-economic and technological changes that lay behind the idea of cradle to grave learning in a global context and the life enhancing benefits to be expected.

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

Sarah Dowie
Communications and Events Assistant

Phone: 020 7612 6636
Email: s.dowie@ucl.ac.uk

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Centre for Longitudinal Studies
UCL Institute of Education

20 Bedford Way
London WC1H 0AL

Email: clsfeedback@ucl.ac.uk