This webinar gives 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 provides an overview of what’s available and how to get started.
The webinar was recorded live on 24 November 2021
Available below and on the CLS Training and support page and CLS YouTube Channel
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 gives first-time users an insight into four internationally-renowned cohort studies run by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS). Watch to learn about the birth cohorts, the types of information available, possible research topics, and potential methods of data analysis.
Suitable for Masters or PhD student interested in using the cohorts for a dissertation or thesis, or a researcher in academia or the third sector new to the birth cohorts, this event gives 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:
Part 1) Introduction
What are birth cohorts?
Overview of the NCDS, BCS70, Next Steps and MCS
Type of information collected
Part 2) Content by ‘subject area’
Family and relationships
Part 3) Overview of the type of analysis
Part 4) Getting started with the data
Data protocols, structure and merging
Study design and weights
Dealing with attrition
Where to go for more information
View the webinar recording and slides on the Training and support page.
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