Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
The data cover a comprehensive range of topics, including education and training, transitions to the job market, mental health and wellbeing, physical development, personality, identity, attitudes and expectations, engagement in risky behaviours, and social media activity.
How much does one’s family background influence their midlife wellbeing? And, what effect does technology engagement have on teenage sleep? What is the psychological impact of having to work part-time when full-time jobs are not available? And, how important is cognitive ability in helping people climb the social ladder?
Are boys more sensitive to the state of the local job market when choosing their GCSE subjects? And why are migrant and ethnic minority mothers at increased risk of mental ill health? Researchers have been using CLS study data to tackle these and other key questions.
In honour of the 50th anniversary of the 1970 British Cohort Study, this scientific conference will showcase the latest cutting-edge research using CLS cohort data. Registration is currently paused while we assess new dates.
CLS will present its latest research on survey methods at the European Survey Research Association (ESRA) conference this week (15-19 July 2019).
Young people today are more likely to be depressed and to self-harm than they were 10 years ago, but antisocial behaviour and substance use – often thought to go hand-in-hand with mental ill-health – are on the decline.
Here you can find out more about our key areas of survey methods research.
Selected highlights of journal papers and other research published in April and May using CLS study data.
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.
To coincide with the Millennium Cohort Study time use diary and accelerometer data release, CLS Survey Manager, Dr Emily Gilbert, discusses how the use of new technology has enabled us to gain new insights into the lives of the millennial generation.
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) today published its Longitudinal Studies Strategic Review, a report by an international panel, which was commissioned by the ESRC to review its investment in longitudinal studies.
Combining objective measurements of biomarkers with self-reported information about lifestyles and behaviour in longitudinal studies offers enormous research potential. This workshop comprised presentations from a range of UK longitudinal studies regarding the advantages and disadvantages of the approaches they’ve used. This workshop was hosted by CLOSER.
The latest version of the 1970 British Cohort Study: Activity Histories (1986-2013) has now been released at the UK Data Archive.
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