Welcome to our news and blogs section. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our longitudinal studies.
The trauma associated with care experience casts a long shadow on mothers’ mental health and that of their children, finds new UCL research released today (7 February 2024).
Children who experience a family break-up in late childhood and early adolescence are more likely to have emotional and behavioural problems than those living with both parents, according to a new study.
Children born to immigrant parents tended to trail behind their peers in reading and maths in the 1970s and 1980s, largely due to their social background.
This webinar introduced users to the new MCS6 (Age 14) time use diary and accelerometry data deposit. A recording of the webinar is available to view on the event page.
Our initial findings from the Millennium Cohort Study Age 14 Sweep cover a range of themes, from mental health to levels of obesity and risky behaviours.
A round-up of selected journal papers and other research published in February using CLS study data.
The National Child Development Study (NCDS) turned 60 years old in March 2018. We organised a special scientific conference to celebrate this anniversary.
Seventeen per cent of UK parents have let their children drink alcohol by the age of 14, according to new findings from the Millennium Cohort Study.
The latest version of the National Child Development Study: Partnership Histories (1974-2013) has been released at the UK Data Service.
CLOSER’S 2017 conference on inequalities was an opportunity to share ideas and innovations with longitudinal researchers from across disciplines and sectors, both from the UK and abroad.
Researchers have failed to find a causal link between children’s development and their relationships with their grandparents.
Support for children with emotional and behavioural problems may be more effective if targeted at those with both cognitive difficulties and depressed mothers, new findings suggest.
What can cohort studies show us about gender equality? Founding Director of MCS and Emeritus Professor of Economic and Developmental Demography, Heather Joshi explains in an IOE London blogpost.
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