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Welcome to our news and blogs section. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our longitudinal studies.

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Care in the Cohorts: measurement, research and access

22 August 2023

This webinar gives an overview of the data available on care and research opportunities in the four internationally-renowned cohort studies run by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS).

Healthy longevity in the 21st century: A cross-generational life course perspective

22 March 2023

George Ploubidis gave his Professorial Lecture on 24 May 2023. He explored findings from across several generations suggesting how to delay the onset of chronic illness and promote health and wellbeing.

Introduction to the Millennium Cohort Study

16 March 2023

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.

Introduction to Next Steps: a longitudinal study in England

16 March 2023

This training webinar gives first-time users and researchers less familiar with Next Steps an insight into this unique cohort of ‘millennials’ in England.

Handling missing data in the British cohort studies

8 February 2023

View this webinar to learn why principled methods of missing data handling are usually required to obtain unbiased estimates in long-running cohort studies, learn how to undertake such analyses, and observe a demonstration of how to do so in practice using Stata, with a focus on multiple imputation.

Introduction to the 1958 National Child Development Study

12 December 2022

This webinar gives first-time users and researchers less familiar with the 1958 National Child Development Study (NCDS) an insight into this invaluable longitudinal cohort study. This session describes the study aims, content and design as well as offering a helpful look at some of the types of research that can be undertaken using the study. This session includes a Q&A with a NCDS expert panel.

Using Linked Administrative Data: Hospital Episode Statistics linked with the CLS cohorts

9 November 2022

Several administrative health datasets have been linked to the CLS cohort studies survey data, opening up new possibilities for health researchers. In this webinar we focus on Hospital Episode Statistics (HES): what’s included in the linked datasets, how to access them and how to analyse the data.

Getting started: An introduction to four British cohort studies

9 October 2022

This webinar gives first-time users an insight into four internationally-renowned cohort studies run by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS).

Introduction to the 1970 British Cohort Study

31 August 2022

This short webinar gives first-time users and researchers less familiar with the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70) an insight into this invaluable longitudinal cohort dataset.

Introduction to Next Steps: a longitudinal study in England

28 February 2022

Watch again: this webinar gives first-time users and researchers less familiar with Next Steps an insight into this unique cohort of ‘millennials’ in England.

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Research round-up – April to June 2021

24 August 2021

Researchers from around the world have been using CLS study data to tackle important questions. Here is a round-up of nearly 100 new pieces of research that we’ve added to the CLS bibliography between April and June 2021.

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Research round-up – January to March 2021

26 May 2021

Researchers from around the world have been using CLS study data to tackle important questions. Here is a round-up of over 70 new pieces of research that we’ve added to the CLS bibliography between January and March 2021.

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