Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
The UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) has launched a nationwide survey of the participants of five national longitudinal cohort studies, to examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Professor Alice Sullivan gave her inaugural professorial lecture at the UCL Institute of Education earlier this summer, summarising the highlights of her academic career so far. This blog outlines her presentation.
Children with autism are at greater risk of being bullied by both their siblings and their peers, compared to those without autism.
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.
The Centre for Longitudinal Studies last week (July 24-25) hosted a meeting of leading international cohort study teams to share their experiences of surveying children and young people.
Congratulations to Dr Bozena Wielgoszewska, CLS Research Associate, on being awarded a UK Data Service Data Impact fellowship for developing innovative approaches to research impact.
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.
CLS will present its latest research on survey methods at the European Survey Research Association (ESRA) conference this week (15-19 July 2019).
Congratulations to Professor Gabriella Conti, Co-Investigator of the National Child Development Study, on receiving the Nick Hales Award.
People who are obese from childhood through to middle age have more than double the risk of experiencing difficulties with everyday tasks at age 50 compared to those who were never obese.
Children who experience a family break-up are more likely to become overweight or obese than those living with both parents, according to a new study.
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.
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