Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
CLS is seeking input on the scientific content of the Age 31 Sweep of Next Steps, a longitudinal cohort study following 16,000 people born in England in 1989-1990.
People who exercise regularly are more likely to be satisfied with their lives, according to a new study.
Substantial numbers of baby boomers, especially lower and middle earners, are expecting to work past state pension age.
Young adults who are employed on zero-hours contracts are less likely to be in good health, and are at higher risk of poor mental health than workers with stable jobs.
Sixty-four per cent of 25-year-olds disagreed or strongly disagreed with the statement that ‘Britain is a place where hard work is rewarded’, suggesting that many twentysomethings do not see Britain as a ‘meritocracy’.
Psychological problems are on the rise for young adults, with greater numbers reporting poor mental health in their mid-twenties than during adolescence.
People who get a good night’s sleep are less likely to be overweight or obese, according to a new study.
Now that the participants have turned 25, this new data will allow researchers to explore how their educational choices, family resources and experiences in adolescence have influenced their life chances so far. The data includes extensive information about cohort members’ lives at this pivotal time.
Researchers have failed to find a causal link between children’s development and their relationships with their grandparents.
The latest version of the 1970 British Cohort Study: Activity Histories (1986-2013) has now been released at the UK Data Archive.
Researchers have called into question the apparent benefits of light alcohol consumption – as well as the supposed ‘risks’ of not drinking – after examining the drinking habits of middle-aged Britons.
Eleven-year-olds who have tried cigarettes or alcohol show signs of switching off from school and are more likely to get into trouble, according to findings from the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS).
Data from the sixth sweep of the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) at age 14 is now available from the UK Data Service.
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