Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
The Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) is to launch a new UK-wide study that will test approaches to setting up a full large-scale national birth cohort study in the future. The study team is calling for input from future data users as it develops its plans for the two-year feasibility study.
Children with severe conduct and hyperactivity problems at school entrance tend to gain lower scores in vocabulary tests during adolescence, according to a new study.
At age 17, 9% of males have carried or used a weapon, with one in four of those involved in this form of serious offending reporting they are gang members, according to UCL researchers.
Researchers from around the world have been using CLS study data to tackle important questions. Here is a round-up over 70 new pieces of research that we’ve added to the CLS bibliography between January and March 2021.
The Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) is part of the team behind a new cohort study of current Year 11 students, which will investigate the educational and employment inequalities brought about by the COVID-19 crisis.
As the pandemic has unfolded we have surveyed participants of five national longitudinal studies, including the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70) to track the effects of COVID-19 over time. Here’s a summary of our researchers’ initial findings.
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.
During the Age 42 Sweep, study participants were asked to repeat a vocabulary assessment they had previously taken in 1986, at age 16.
In the Age 38 Sweep, 2,359 people reported getting a new qualification.
The 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70) has been an important resource for research into the potential impacts on children when mothers return to work.
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