Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
Tens of thousands of secondary school pupils across England will be invited to take part this week in COSMO – the largest study of its kind into the effects of COVID-19 on a generation of young people.
People who experienced physical abuse and neglect in childhood are at higher risk of poor health in middle age, new research shows.
In this professorial lecture, Professor Alissa Goodman spoke about her research on inequalities, showing how both cross-sectional and longitudinal data are being used to illuminate and address some of the major social and policy questions of our time. A video of Alissa’s lecture is available to view in the event page.
New findings published by CLS during Mental Health Awareness Week have revealed how teenage girls from less well-off families are more likely to experience mental ill-health than their better-off peers.
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.
The Next Steps Age 25 Sweep has provided valuable insights into the lives of young adults today.
Substantial numbers of baby boomers, especially lower and middle earners, are expecting to work past state pension age.
Up to 1 in 5 children in the poorest fifth of families display symptoms of mental illness, compared to 1 in 20 children from the richest homes. But according to a new study, mothers’ mental health matters even more.
How has the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) aided government understanding of the social inequalities faced by young people today?
Girls from the UK’s poorest families tend to start menstruation early, compared to their peers from the richest backgrounds
Children in low-income families have poorer mental health if their parents are juggling several creditors, according to research based on the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS).
Evidence from the 1958, 1970 and millennium cohort studies has underpinned the Government’s Child Obesity Strategy, released today.
Obese boys from the least advantaged neighbourhoods are significantly less likely to lose weight over the course of primary school than their peers in better-off areas, according to new research.
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