Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
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.
People who experienced physical abuse and neglect in childhood are at higher risk of poor health in middle age, new research shows.
New findings published by CLS during Mental Health Awareness Week have revealed how teenage girls from less well-off families are more likely to experience mental ill-health than their better-off peers.
Substantial numbers of baby boomers, especially lower and middle earners, are expecting to work past state pension age.
Up to 1 in 5 children in the poorest fifth of families display symptoms of mental illness, compared to 1 in 20 children from the richest homes. But according to a new study, mothers’ mental health matters even more.
How has the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) aided government understanding of the social inequalities faced by young people today?
Girls from the UK’s poorest families tend to start menstruation early, compared to their peers from the richest backgrounds
Children in low-income families have poorer mental health if their parents are juggling several creditors, according to research based on the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS).
Evidence from the 1958, 1970 and millennium cohort studies has underpinned the Government’s Child Obesity Strategy, released today.
Obese boys from the least advantaged neighbourhoods are significantly less likely to lose weight over the course of primary school than their peers in better-off areas, according to new research.
New findings from the Millennium Cohort Study have questioned why poorer children are at higher risk of obesity compared to their better-off peers.
Children whose parents are from poorer backgrounds are more likely to have diagnosable mental health problems, according to new research from the UCL Institute of Education and Centre for Mental Health.
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