Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
It was exciting to be invited earlier this week to the launch of Shaping Us, the new Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood campaign to raise awareness of how important the early years are for shaping the adults we become. At the launch, the Princess of Wales showed her obvious passion for and commitment to […]
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.
Children born to older mothers tend to show the most cognitive ability nowadays, when in previous generations they typically showed less promise.
Parents’ home ownership is becoming a more important determinant of their children entering the housing market, according to new research.
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