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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Seminar
15 Dec 2021

Discussion event – Widening participation in higher education: longitudinal research on the ‘first in family’ student experience and labour market outcomes

What can we learn from a quantitative analysis on ‘first in family’ university graduates in the UK in relation to labour market outcomes and widening participation in higher education? Join us for a discussion and presentation of findings from a research programme funded by the Nuffield Foundation and led by Dr Morag Henderson, UCL Centre […]

Location: Seminar
Webinar
24 Nov 2021

Getting started: An introduction to four British cohort studies

This webinar will give first-time users an insight into four internationally-renowned cohort studies run by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS). If you are a Masters or PhD student, or a researcher in academia or the third sector new to the birth cohorts, this event will give you an overview of what’s available and how […]

Location: Webinar
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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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.

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Event enquiries

Richard Steele
Events Coordinator

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