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Have your say about the next round of MCS data collection

18 July 2006

Towards the beginning of 2008, CLS will begin fieldwork on the age 7 survey of members of the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS). We are inviting you join us at a consultative conference in London on Monday 24 July – we want to hear your thoughts on survey content and design!


BCS70 Head Teacher Questionnaire Data Now Available

21 September 2005

A questionnaire sent out to Head Teachers in 1986, when BCS70 cohort members were aged 16, has recently been keyed, cleaned, and linked to 4,592 individual cohort members. Now fully documented, the dataset was deposited by CLS at the UK Data Archive, and is now available for download (study number 5225).


Call for Abstracts: International Conference on Child Cohort Studies

9 May 2005

CLS is organising an international conference in St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, from 12 to 14 September 2006. The deadline for submission of abstracts is 14th October 2005.


New ESRC Resource Centre puts British Birth Cohort Studies on a firm footing

5 April 2005

From October 2004 the new ESRC Resource Centre, based at the Institution of Education, has been able to provide a secure home for three of the British Birth Cohorts.

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