Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
More than one third of UK teenagers are starting adult life with excess weight (either overweight or obese), and rates are even higher among the poorest, finds a new study led by UCL researchers.
The British Academy hosted a round table to provide a focused forum for discussion about the future of the UK’s national birth cohort studies, in the context of the ESRC’s review of longitudinal studies.
While adult education has a long history in Britain going back to the Workers Education Association of the 19th century, the term ‘lifelong learning’ does not extend much further back than the 1970s. This talk considered the socio-economic and technological changes that lay behind the idea of cradle to grave learning in a global context and the life enhancing benefits to be expected.
This event aimed to share findings into the benefits of reading for pleasure with a non-academic audience such as schoolteachers, parents and children.
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