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 get in touch by emailing us at ioe.clsevents@ucl.ac.uk.

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Conference
27-28 Apr 2020

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. The Call for papers is now open. We welcome submissions from researchers, across all sectors and careers stages.

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.

Conference
8-9 Mar 2018

NCDS 60 years of our lives: a scientific conference celebrating the NCDS at 60

The National Child Development Study (NCDS) turned 60 years old in March 2018. We organised a special scientific conference to celebrate this anniversary.

Location: London
Seminar
9 Nov 2017

Mental health and wellbeing in the millennial generations

As part of this year’s ESRC Festival of Social Science, this breakfast seminar presented the most recent findings on the state of mental health and wellbeing among two important generations of Britons: those born in 2000-01, and 1989-90.

Location: Woburn House, London, WC1H 9HQ
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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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Workshop
26 Jan 2017

Longitudinal data across life: an introduction to cohort data, and its uses in social and health research

Held at the University of Manchester, this workshop gave both first-time and more experienced data users an insight into four of the UK’s internationally-renowned cohort studies run by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS).

Workshop
25 Nov 2016

Wellbeing over the life course: Learning from the British cohort studies

In partnership with the What Works Centre for Wellbeing, the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) hosted a one-day workshop exploring the ways in which data sourced from longitudinal birth cohort studies can be used to inform wellbeing research.

Conference
11 Jul 2016

NCDS Age 60 Consultation Event

Delegates from the scientific community, government departments, members of the third sector and other stakeholders were invited to give their ideas and discuss scientific priorities for the data collection instruments for the Age 60 Survey of the National Child Development Study (NCDS).

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.

Contact our Communications Team

Event enquiries

Richard Steele
Events Coordinator

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

Contact us

Centre for Longitudinal Studies
UCL Institute of Education

20 Bedford Way
London WC1H 0AL

Email: clsfeedback@ucl.ac.uk