Educational achievement may be enough to open the door to high-status occupations, but isn’t sufficient to deliver a top income in early middle age.
Young people from less advantaged homes may limit their options for further education unnecessarily when choosing their GCSE subjects.
Children who are hyperactive are more likely to report poor mental health when they are adults, according to findings from the National Child Development Study (NCDS).
Children who lose a parent are less likely to talk about their feelings, according to findings from the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS).
Child victims of bullying become greater users of mental health services in later life, according to findings from the National Child Development Study (NCDS).
Eleven-year-olds who have someone at home making sure they finish their homework before taking part in other activities, such as watching TV, score higher on cognitive assessments than those who do not.
Children who eat breakfast and have a regular bedtime routine are less likely to become overweight or obese during childhood, according to findings from the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS).
What makes cohort studies so important? CLS Director, Professor Alissa Goodman and Principal Investigator of the 1970 British Cohort Study, Professor Alice Sullivan explain in an IOE London blogpost.
Girls from the UK’s poorest families tend to start menstruation early, compared to their peers from the richest backgrounds.
In this blog for World Mental Health Day, Dr Praveetha Patalay examines the factors that influence children's mental illness and wellbeing using the Millennium Cohort Study.
Children who experience the departure of a parent from the family home before the age of 7 are more likely to have tried cigarettes or alcohol by age 11, according to findings from the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS).
This workshop aims to explore and develop methods of disclosure control within longitudinal studies.
Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education