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19 Mar 2019

Longitudinal data for ethnicity & migration research in the UK: Understanding Society and the Millennium Cohort Study

This session was jointly organised by Understanding Society and the Centre for Longitudinal Studies as part of the ESRC funded data resource’s collaborative webinar series, ESRC data resources: discovering data and how to use it.

Location: Online
2 Apr 2019

Education in the long run – which data are available?

This webinar is jointly organised by the UK Data Service and CeLSIUS as part of the ESRC-funded data resource’s collaborative webinar series, ESRC data resources: discovering data and how to use it.

Location: Online
29 Nov 2018

People, pathways and policy: findings from the CLS Research Programme

This one day event from the Centre for Longitudinal Studies was an opportunity to hear evidence from a major programme of research examining and comparing the lives and experiences of thousands of individuals across the UK, from multiple generations.

Location: Hallam Conference Centre, London
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8 Nov 2018

Realising aspirations? Gender, ethnicity and job inequalities

As part of the 2018 ESRC Festival of Social Science, we showcased the latest findings on young people and their career aspirations using evidence from MCS and Next Steps.

Location: LSESU Venue, Saw Swee Hock Building, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1 Portugal Street, London, WC2A 2AP
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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.

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
6 Jun 2018

UCL Festival of Culture: Can the language of 11 year olds predict their future?

As part of the 2018 Festival of Culture, Professor Alissa Goodman presented a session exploring the extent to which the language of 11-year-olds can foretell their future. The slides from this seminar are available on the event page.

4 Jun 2018

Longitudinal data across the life course: an introduction to using cohort data

Held at the Cardiff University, 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).

Location: Hadyn Ellis Building, Cardiff University
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21 Mar 2018

Introduction to the 1958 and 1970 British Cohort Study

This webinar introduced the 1958 National Child Development Study and the 1970 British Cohort Study to both first-time and more experienced users. It focused particularly on wellbeing measures available in each study. A recording of the webinar is available to view on the event page.

Location: Online
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
15 Jan 2018

New sources of data for social science research

Hosted by the UK Data Service, this event aimed to help introduce researchers to the new sources of data are that are available for social sciences research in the UK.

Location: Brettenham House, London, WC2E 7EN
15 Jan 2018

Automated Content Analysis: special training session

To coincide with the release of the National Child Development Study’s Age 11 essays, CLS hosted a special tutorial on automated content analysis to help enable researchers to make the most of this new data. The session covered the fundamentals of using the Differential Language Analysis Toolkit (DLATK) and was led by H. Andrew Schwartz (Stony Brook University).

Location: Bloomsbury area, venue to be confirmed

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