Getting started: An introduction to four British cohort studies

24 Nov 2021
Webinar

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 to get started.

Date

24 November 2021

Timings

12:00 – 13:30 GMT

Event platform

Microsoft Teams (link sent closer to event date)

Price

Free to attend

Registration

Seminar details

The birth cohorts are a powerful resource for addressing a wide range of scientific questions in various social, health, political and geographical sciences. The data are freely available for students, academics and organisations for non-commercial use to download from the UK Data Service.

This webinar will give first-time users an insight into four internationally-renowned cohort studies run by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS). You will learn about the birth cohorts, the types of information available, possible research topics, and potential methods of data analysis.

If you are a Masters or PhD student interested in using the cohorts for a dissertation or your thesis, or a researcher in academia or the third sector new to the birth cohorts, this event will give you an overview of how to access and get started using the data in:

This webinar will be valuable to students, academics and third sector researchers or practitioners who:

  • Are new to the birth cohorts
  • Want an overview of the type of research topics that the data could offer
  • Are interested in finding out about the types of analysis that can be performed with the data
  • Are thinking of using the cohorts in their work or dissertations, and want to know how to access and get started handling the data
  • Have specific questions about (how to use) the birth cohorts

The webinar will run from 12pm to 1.30pm.

Organised into discrete sessions, guests can choose to join for the full webinar or log in at the beginning of the relevant session(s).

At the end of each presentation there will be an opportunity to ask questions related to the topics discussed, as well as a Q&A at the end of the workshop. The timings and areas covered are outlined below:

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