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Welcome to our news and blogs section. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our longitudinal studies.

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Handling missing data in the 1970 British Cohort Study

21 March 2024

This free webinar will provide guidance on how to handle missing data in the 1970 British Cohort Study.

Cross-cohort comparative analysis in the British cohort studies: opportunities and challenges

21 March 2024

Comparative research initiatives are increasingly prominent components of health and social sciences, yet they require more specialised methods. This webinar will discuss the challenges of cross-study comparative research and possible solutions.

Introduction to Next Steps: a longitudinal study in England

16 March 2023

This training webinar gives first-time users and researchers less familiar with Next Steps an insight into this unique cohort of ‘millennials’ in England.

Handling missing data in the British cohort studies

8 February 2023

View this webinar to learn why principled methods of missing data handling are usually required to obtain unbiased estimates in long-running cohort studies, learn how to undertake such analyses, and observe a demonstration of how to do so in practice using Stata, with a focus on multiple imputation.

Introduction to the 1958 National Child Development Study

12 December 2022

This webinar gives first-time users and researchers less familiar with the 1958 National Child Development Study (NCDS) an insight into this invaluable longitudinal cohort study. This session describes the study aims, content and design as well as offering a helpful look at some of the types of research that can be undertaken using the study. This session includes a Q&A with a NCDS expert panel.

Using Linked Administrative Data: Hospital Episode Statistics linked with the CLS cohorts

9 November 2022

Several administrative health datasets have been linked to the CLS cohort studies survey data, opening up new possibilities for health researchers. In this webinar we focus on Hospital Episode Statistics (HES): what’s included in the linked datasets, how to access them and how to analyse the data.

Getting started: An introduction to four British cohort studies

9 October 2022

This webinar gives first-time users an insight into four internationally-renowned cohort studies run by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS).

Introduction to Next Steps: a longitudinal study in England

28 February 2022

Watch again: this webinar gives first-time users and researchers less familiar with Next Steps an insight into this unique cohort of ‘millennials’ in England.

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Research round-up – April to June 2021

24 August 2021

Researchers from around the world have been using CLS study data to tackle important questions. Here is a round-up of nearly 100 new pieces of research that we’ve added to the CLS bibliography between April and June 2021.

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Research round-up – January to March 2021

26 May 2021

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.

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Research round-up – October to December 2020

5 March 2021

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.

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