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.
Children from some ethnic minority groups are most likely to aspire to university and aim for well-paid jobs, a new study has found.
This one day event from the Centre for Longitudinal Studies was an opportunity to hear evidence from a major programme of research examining and comparing the lives and experiences of thousands of individuals across the UK, from multiple generations.
As part of the 2018 ESRC Festival of Social Science, we showcased the latest findings on young people and their career aspirations using evidence from MCS and Next Steps.
Pupils taking the ‘EBacc’ curriculum are only slightly more likely than their peers to go to university, according to a new study.
Held at the Cardiff University, 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).
Hosted by the UK Data Service, this event aimed to help introduce researchers to the new sources of data are that are available for social sciences research in the UK.
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.
As part of this year’s ESRC Festival of Social Science, this breakfast seminar presented the most recent findings on the state of mental health and wellbeing among two important generations of Britons: those born in 2000-01, and 1989-90.
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.
Girls who take ‘applied’ subjects, such as health and social care or home economics, at GCSE may be facing educational disadvantage as a result, a new study has found.
The Next Steps Age 25 Sweep has provided valuable insights into the lives of young adults today.
People who exercise regularly are more likely to be satisfied with their lives, according to a new study.
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