The CLS Cross-Cohort Research Programme looks at intergenerational transmission of advantage and disadvantage from two angles: healthy behaviours and social mobility.
Racism can have such a negative impact on ethnic minority mothers that the mental trauma can affect their child’s emotional wellbeing, according to a new study.
People who are neurotic and those who are open to new experiences may share a significant portion of their genetic makeup, new research suggests.
An investigation into the effect of growing up in social housing on child development reveals significant changes since the 1970s.
Making people aware of their weight problems may not help them to improve their health.
Children from better-off families who show lower ability at age 5 are still more likely to succeed in the labour market than their brighter peers from poorer homes, according to new report.
CLS is seeking input into the content of the Age 17 Survey of the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS), scheduled for 2018. Age 17 marks a major transition in the cohort members’ lives and has the potential to be a particularly important and illuminating stage of the study.
The mental trauma of separation can damage a mother’s belief in her parenting ability, a new study has found.
More than four in five fathers still have contact with their child after they have separated from their partner, according to new research.
People with good motor coordination at 10 years old tend to spend less time in front of screens – either computer or TV – in adolescence and middle-age. They are also more likely to be physically active in their early 40s.
A new study on underage drinking in the UK calls for further investigation into alcohol use among primary school children, and for prevention of underage drinking to be extended to this young an age.
This seminar provides the latest evidence from the CLS cohort studies on who is at greatest risk of being bullied, and what the lifelong effects can be. Aimed at Anti-Bullying Week campaigners, the event is part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science. It is hosted by CLS and the Anti-Bullying Alliance.
Cross-cohort research: opportunities, challenges and examples. This event will offer an overview of the opportunities and challenges in cross-cohort research. The workshop is aimed primarily at early career researchers.
An open consultative conference will be held at the UCL Institute of Education to discuss the proposed content of the MCS Age 17 Survey. All interested parties are encouraged to attend, including the scientific community, government departments and third sector representatives.
This inter-disciplinary conference showcases outstanding longitudinal research on how early life influences our health, education, employment and other outcomes. Hosted by CLOSER and the British Library.
Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education