Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
It was exciting to be invited earlier this week to the launch of Shaping Us, the new Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood campaign to raise awareness of how important the early years are for shaping the adults we become. At the launch, the Princess of Wales showed her obvious passion for and commitment to […]
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.
As part of our celebration of 50 years of the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70), we hosted a live panel that looked at the huge impact of the study on policy in the UK. From social mobility to adult numeracy and health outcomes, how has it influenced policy-makers now and how can it contribute in […]
At this public lecture Professor Alice Sullivan talks about social class and gender differences in educational attainment and social mobility.
In this professorial lecture, Professor Alissa Goodman spoke about her research on inequalities, showing how both cross-sectional and longitudinal data are being used to illuminate and address some of the major social and policy questions of our time. A video of Alissa’s lecture is available to view in the event page.
Drawing on evidence from the 1970 British Cohort Study, Professor Alice Sullivan explored the positive influence of reading for pleasure on learning during the teenage years and into mid-life.
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