Engaging children in sports from a young age significantly increases the likelihood of them being physically active in later life, according to new research based on the 1970 British Cohort Study.
People living close to the English coast have higher vitamin D levels on average than those living inland, according to a new study based on the 1958 National Child Development Study.
Engaging children in sports from a young age significantly increases the likelihood of them being physically active in later life, according to new research based on the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70).
Individuals who experience stressful events as children show more signs of physical ‘wear and tear’ by midlife, according to a new study of people born in 1958.
Next week another significant step on the road to gender equality will be taken with the consecration of the Rev. Libby Lane as the Bishop of Stockport – the first female bishop to be appointed by the Church of England.
Professor Heather Joshi, the founding director of the Millennium Cohort Study, has been awarded the CBE in the New Year honours list.
It is only natural for parents to want to help their sons and daughters find a good, well-paid job.
Today the Institute of Education (IOE) will join UCL as a single Faculty School, to be known as the UCL Institute of Education.
Do children born in the UK at the beginning of the new millennium have some reasons to be cheerful? Yes, it appears that they do.
More than half of the children born in the UK at the turn of the millennium experienced poverty at some point during their first 11 years, a new study shows.
Social background remains the most powerful predictor of 11-year-olds’ cognitive abilities, a new study confirms.
This two day advanced course aims to provide the methodological and technical skills required to understand the role that longitudinal data can play in the analysis and evaluation of government and other policy interventions. It is intended as a follow on from the Longitudinal analysis course. A basic level of statistical awareness is required.
This conference will showcase research using cohort data, covering a broad range of themes relating to the life course.
This two-day course aims to develop a systematic understanding, and a critical awareness, of current issues surrounding international comparisons.
This course provides students with an understanding of, and gives them practice in, the use of data reduction techniques and non-regression based analysis methods such as principal component analysis and factor analysis.
Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education