Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
The data cover a comprehensive range of topics, including education and training, transitions to the job market, mental health and wellbeing, physical development, personality, identity, attitudes and expectations, engagement in risky behaviours, and social media activity.
Just under half of young people in the UK had tried alcohol by the time they were 14, with more than one in ten confessing to binge drinking, new findings from the Millennium Cohort Study have revealed.
Seventeen per cent of UK parents have let their children drink alcohol by the age of 14, according to new findings from the Millennium Cohort Study.
Teenagers’ own career aspirations could be perpetuating the gender pay gap, researchers at the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) suggest.
A round-up of selected journal papers and other research published in November using CLS study data.
One in five young people born in the UK at the turn of the century was obese by the age of 14, and a further 15 per cent were found to be overweight.
The latest version of the National Child Development Study: Partnership Histories (1974-2013) has been released at the UK Data Service.
Teenagers who read in their spare time know 26 per cent more words than those who never read, according to researchers at the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS).
A round-up of selected journal papers and other research published in October using CLS study data.
Students whose parents had only GCSE qualifications were found to be less likely to study Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects, when compared to students whose parents had a degree.
Findings from cohort studies show that childhood disadvantage is strongly associated with poorer adult mental wellbeing for Generation X.
New research using the Millennium Cohort Study shows a quarter of girls (24%) and one in 10 boys (9%) are depressed at age 14.
Students encouraged by their teachers to stay on in education are more likely to do A-levels and apply to university, according to findings from Next Steps.
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