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
25 Jan 2023

Introduction to the 1958 National Child Development Study

This webinar gives first-time users and researchers less familiar with the 1958 National Child Development Study (NCDS) an insight into this invaluable longitudinal cohort study. 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 be undertaken using the study. […]

Location: Online
Conference
13-14 Jun 2023

Call for papers – Children of the noughties: a conference to celebrate 21 years of the Millennium Cohort Study

We are pleased to announce a call for papers for a scientific conference to celebrate 21 years of the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS). The event will take place on 13 and 14 June 2023 at the Hallam Conference Centre, London. The Call for papers closes on Monday 30 January 2023 at 9am.

Location: Hallam Conference Centre
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Webinar
6 Dec 2022

Using Linked Administrative Data: Hospital Episode Statistics linked with the CLS cohorts

Several administrative health datasets have been linked to the CLS cohort studies survey data, opening up new possibilities for health researchers. In this webinar we focus on Hospital Episode Statistics (HES): what’s included in the linked datasets, how to access them and how to analyse the data.

Location: Online
Webinar
29 Nov 2022

Getting started: An introduction to four British cohort studies

This webinar gives first-time users an insight into four internationally-renowned cohort studies run by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS).

Location: Online
Webinar
18 Oct 2022

Introduction to the 1970 British Cohort Study

This short webinar gives first-time users and researchers less familiar with the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70) an insight into this invaluable longitudinal cohort dataset.

Location: Online
Webinar
27 Apr 2022

Introduction to Next Steps: a longitudinal study in England

This training webinar gives first-time users and researchers less familiar with Next Steps an insight into this unique cohort of ‘millennials’ in England. It includes an introduction to the study aims, content and design as well as a helpful look at some of the types of research that can be conducted using the study

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
Workshop
4 Jul 2017

Combining social and bio-medical data collection: pros and cons of different approaches

Combining objective measurements of biomarkers with self-reported information about lifestyles and behaviour in longitudinal studies offers enormous research potential. This workshop comprised presentations from a range of UK longitudinal studies regarding the advantages and disadvantages of the approaches they’ve used. This workshop was hosted by CLOSER.

Location: Woburn House, London
Workshop
4 May 2017

New technologies to measure non-health topics in longitudinal studies

Drawing on evidence from across the longitudinal studies in CLOSER, and beyond, this workshop discussed the evidence gathered to date on the use of new technologies to measure non-health topics. This workshop was hosted by CLOSER.

Webinar
28 Feb 2017

Webinar: Introduction to the Millennium Cohort Study and the Age 14 Survey

This webinar introduced the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) to both first-time and more experienced users. It focused on the newly-available data from the age 14 survey. A recording of the webinar is available to view on the event page.

Workshop
18 Jan 2017

Methods of disclosure control: Best practice within longitudinal studies

The development of new and innovative methods of disclosure control, or the techniques used to safeguard the confidentiality of information, are vitally important to the current and future management of longitudinal data. This workshop aimed to share information and insight into current innovations within the disclosure control field. This workshop was hosted by CLOSER.

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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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UCL Social Research Institute

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London WC1H 0AL

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