Lunch Hour Lectures: The lifelong benefits of reading for pleasure

25 Oct 2016
Public lecture

Drawing on a nationally representative longitudinal study of more than 17,000 people born in Britain in 1970 (the 1970 British Cohort Study), Professor Alice Sullivan explored the positive influence of reading for pleasure on learning during the teenage years and into mid-life. It was hosted as part of the UCL Lunch Hour Lecture series. A recording of this lecture can be found below.


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Alice Sullivan Professor of Sociology and Head of Research for the Social Research Institute

Phone: 020 7612 6661

Alice’s research interests are focussed on social and educational inequalities and the intergenerational transmission of advantage and disadvantage.

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