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.
Data from Wave 2 of the COVID Social Mobility and Opportunities (COSMO) study is now available to researchers interested in exploring how COVID-19 and the cost-of-living crisis has affected the lives of 17-18-year-olds across England.
Men are 34% more likely than women to be employed in top jobs at age 42 with overconfidence explaining up to 11% of the gender gap, on average, for full-time workers.
This short webinar gives first-time users and researchers less familiar with the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) an insight into this unique longitudinal cohort dataset born at the turn of the century.
This training webinar gives first-time users and researchers less familiar with Next Steps an insight into this unique cohort of ‘millennials’ in England.
Up to one in five adults with a history of poor mental health reported they were ‘much worse off’ financially a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, compared to one in ten of those who had never had psychological problems in adulthood.
This training webinar gives first-time users and researchers less familiar with Next Steps an insight into this unique cohort of ‘millennials’ in England. It includes an introduction to the study aims, content and design as well as a helpful look at some of the types of research that can be conducted using the study
The onset of menopause before age 45 reduces months spent in work by 9% – around 4 months’ employment – for women during their early 50s, finds new research by the UCL Social Research Institute.
Women who are the first in their family to graduate from university earn 7% less in their mid-20s compared to female graduates whose parents attended university. In contrast, first generation male graduates tend not to face a similar pay penalty.
This project aims to examine the relationship between people’s physical and mental health and their educational and employment prospects, both across the lifecourse and between generations using data from five longitudinal studies.
What can we learn from a quantitative analysis on ‘first in family’ university graduates in the UK in relation to labour market outcomes and widening participation in higher education? On 15 December we were joined by an audience of 100 for a discussion and presentation of findings from a research programme funded by the Nuffield […]
Researchers tracking the experiences of the millennial generation can now explore a wider range of questions related to the financial costs and benefits of attending university, thanks to newly linked admin and Next Steps survey data.
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