Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
Up to one in five adults with a history of poor mental health reported they were ‘much worse off’ financially a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, compared to one in ten of those who had never had psychological problems in adulthood.
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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