Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
Kate Smith, CLS Survey Manager, sadly passed away unexpectedly on 2 September 2023. Kate was the Centre’s longest serving member of staff and devoted her highly successful career to the development of longitudinal cohort studies, and in particular to the Millennium Cohort Study. Kate first became involved in the cohort studies in 1989, joining the […]
Rates of psychological distress increased between mid-adolescence and early adulthood for members of Generation X, according to a new study.
Held at the University of Edinburgh, this workshop gave both first-time and more experienced data users an insight into four of the UK’s internationally-renowned cohort studies run by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS). The slides from this workshop are available to download from this page.
At this public lecture Professor Alice Sullivan talks about social class and gender differences in educational attainment and social mobility.
The latest version of the 1970 British Cohort Study: Activity Histories (1986-2013) has now been released at the UK Data Archive.
The latest version of the British Cohort Study (1970): Partnership Histories (1986-2012) has been released at the UK Data Service.
Educational achievement may be enough to open the door to high-status occupations, but isn’t sufficient to deliver a top income in early middle age, according to new research from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE).
Raising state school children’s aspirations, self-confidence, and improving their access to social networks would do little to counter the huge pay advantages enjoyed by their privately-educated peers, new research shows.
Introducing a Singaporean ‘mastery’ teaching approach in English schools leads to a relatively small but welcome improvement in children’s mathematics skills and offers a potential return on investment, after one year.
Children of obese parents are up to five times more likely to be overweight or obese by the time they reach their forties, new research has found
Children with well-developed social and emotional skills have a better chance of being happy and healthy adults than those who are just bright, a new study reveals today.
How can more young people be encouraged to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and maths?
Reading for pleasure during childhood has a substantial influence on a person’s vocabulary 30 years later.
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