Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
Four in five primary caregivers of nine-month-old babies reported cuddling, talking and playing with their little one several times a day, in the first national long-term study of babies in over two decades, led by UCL.
Researchers from around the world have been using CLS study data to tackle important questions. Here is a round-up of over 70 new pieces of research that we’ve added to the CLS bibliography between January and March 2021.
During the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve run a series of surveys to find out about the experiences of the participants in five national longitudinal cohort studies. This webinar gives an overview of the three waves of the survey, focusing on content, dealing with non-response and findings. Resources from this webinar are available here.
This is a consultation organised by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies. We are seeking your input into the scientific direction and design of a new study, testing the feasibility of a new birth cohort study for the UK.
Over 50 stakeholders joined us for an interactive half-day event to help shape the content of the Millennium Cohort Study Age 22 Sweep. Participants attended themed discussion sessions to explore the key topics and questions to include in the next survey.
Substance use and antisocial behaviour are more likely to go hand-in-hand with poor mental health for generation Z teens compared to millennial adolescents growing up a decade earlier, finds a new UCL study.
Children conceived through medically assisted reproduction who are born small do just as well in cognitive tests during childhood and adolescence as naturally conceived children who are born a normal weight, finds a new study led by UCL researchers.
Our initial findings from the Millennium Cohort Study Age 17 Sweep cover a range of themes, including mental health, obesity, substance use and antisocial behaviours.
Researchers from around the world have been using CLS study data to tackle important questions. Here is a round-up over 40 new pieces of research that we’ve added to the CLS bibliography between October and December 2020.
Data collected from CLS’s four cohort studies will be used to help improve the understanding of the risk factors, symptoms and treatment of the long term effects of COVID-19, in a major new research project announced today.
Almost a third of 17-year-olds have tried cannabis and one in 10 have tried harder drugs, such as cocaine, ecstasy and ketamine, with similar rates of experimentation regardless of parents’ education level, finds a new study by UCL researchers.
With the whole country in lockdown again, the UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) is conducting another web survey of thousands of cohort study participants, to find out how the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the lives of different generations of people in the UK.
Several administrative health records have recently been linked to the CLS cohort studies survey data, opening up new possibilities for health researchers. In this webinar, researchers found out what’s included in the linked datasets and how to access them.
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