Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
Harmonised data from the 1946, 1958 and 1970 British birth cohorts on childhood environment and experiences are now available to the global research community via the UK Data Service.
Millennium Cohort Study findings have provided evidence for The Children’s Society’s eighth annual Good Childhood Report, which examines the state of children’s wellbeing across the UK.
Are boys more sensitive to the state of the local job market when choosing their GCSE subjects? And why are migrant and ethnic minority mothers at increased risk of mental ill health? Researchers have been using CLS study data to tackle these and other key questions.
With the 7-Up children returning to our TV screens this week at age 63 (4 June), Professor Alissa Goodman reflects on the importance of the show and the longitudinal studies she manages at CLS.
People who experienced physical abuse and neglect in childhood are at higher risk of poor health in middle age, new research shows.
Professor Emla Fitzsimons appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Analysis programme last night (4 February) to highlight Millennium Cohort Study research looking at the impact of family structure on children’s prospects.
Children who experience physical or sexual abuse have three times the odds of having suicidal thoughts at age 45, new research shows.
People who experience maltreatment during childhood are more likely to be unemployed and less likely to own their homes by age 50.
Child victims of bullying become greater users of mental health services in later life, according to findings from the National Child Development Study (NCDS).
More sophisticated data are needed if we are to capture the true impact of help from social workers for UK families, according to a new report.
Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) young people are more likely than their heterosexual classmates to be bullied throughout secondary school and into adulthood, according to new research.
Victims of childhood bullying are more likely to be overweight or obese as adults and have a higher risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and other illnesses, according to a new study.
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