Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
New datasets have just been released linking education data, including GCSE exam results, to the records of Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) participants based in England.
Children growing up in households where the mother is a victim of domestic violence may experience more ill health than others, according to new research based on the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS).
Pupils who received career advice from external speakers in their mid-teens went on to enjoy slightly higher wages by the time they reached 26, according to findings from the 1970 British Cohort Study
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.
Almost a half of all boys did not reach the expected literacy standard in their reception year at school, according to findings from the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS).
Evidence from the 1958, 1970 and millennium cohort studies has underpinned the Government’s Child Obesity Strategy, released today.
Mothers are more likely to start breast feeding their babies and keep going if they give birth at home, according to research drawing on the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS).
Obesity rates among children with learning difficulties are higher and rise faster than children without these disabilities, according to findings from the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS).
Children’s wellbeing is not related to their families’ household incomes – but their perceptions of how much they have relative to their friends can have an unexpected effect. A new study from the Centre for Longitudinal Studies at the UCL Institute of Education found that 11-year-olds who saw themselves as richer than their peers were […]
It is not moving home, but broader family circumstances that impact the wellbeing of children when they are in their early years, new research shows.
The latest version of the National Child Development Study: Activity Histories (1974-2013) has been released at the UK Data Archive.
There is just one month left to benefit from the reduced “early bird” registration for the International Conference on Child Cohort Studies. This event is being held from 12 to 14 September 2006 at St Catherine’s College, Oxford.
Smoking during pregnancy and being overweight before becoming pregnant account for around 40 per cent of the social divide in childhood obesity rates.
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