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Welcome to our news and blogs.  Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.

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Our new website is here

6 November 2018

Welcome to our new website, home to all the latest news, information and findings from our 1958, 1970, Next Steps, and Millennium cohort studies.

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Keeping active could help improve wellbeing for overweight children, research finds

31 October 2018

Overweight and obese children who are physically inactive are more likely to have poor wellbeing than their more active peers who are a similar weight, according to a new study.

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Degrees still boost household income for women, although returns to education are diminishing

25 October 2018

Higher education has been less lucrative for women of Generation X than it was for the Baby Boomers, new research reveals.

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Cognitive achievement of second generation immigrants less likely to be restricted by social disadvantage nowadays, study finds

18 October 2018

Children born to immigrant parents tended to trail behind their peers in reading and maths in the 1970s and 1980s, largely due to their social background.

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Millennium Cohort Study a vital resource for children’s advocates, explains the Children’s Society in new film

10 October 2018

Childhood and adolescent mental health are the focus of a new short film from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE), launched today, World Mental Health Day (10 October 2018).

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Ethnic minority children tend to set their sights highest when planning future careers, research finds

4 October 2018

Children from some ethnic minority groups are most likely to aspire to university and aim for well-paid jobs, a new study has found.

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The long roots of childhood, and how they explain economic inequalities across the whole of life

11 September 2018

This is a repost of a blog written by Professor Alissa Goodman, Director of CLS, which originally appeared on the IOE London blog.

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Greener neighbourhoods may be good for children’s brains

10 September 2018

Children living in urban greener neighbourhoods may have better spatial working memory, according to new research by UCL Institute of Education (IOE).

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Degree subject matters more than university status if you want to become rich, new research shows

13 August 2018

Choosing the right field of study is more important than attending an elite university for those aiming to become top earners by middle age, according to new findings from the UCL Institute of Education.

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June research highlights

1 August 2018

Selected highlights of journal papers and other research published in June using CLS study data.

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April/May research highlights

24 July 2018

Selected highlights of journal papers and other research published in April and May using CLS study data.

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Research on inequality: the long roots of childhood, informing policies, and generational change

20 June 2018

In this 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.

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