CLS is seeking input to help determine the content of the Age 60 survey of the National Child Development Study (1958 British birth cohort), scheduled for 2018.
Smoking during pregnancy and being overweight before becoming pregnant account for around 40 per cent of the social divide in childhood obesity rates.
Full-time working fathers earn a fifth more, on average, than men without children, according to a new study published by the Trade Unions Congress (TUC).
Obese boys from the least advantaged neighbourhoods are significantly less likely to lose weight over the course of primary school than their peers in better-off areas, according to new research.
Private school pupils are more likely than their peers at comprehensives to have a lower body mass index (BMI) by the time they reach their early 40s. They also spend less time watching television and eat fewer take-away meals, according to new research published in the International Journal of Epidemiology.
Participating in organised sports and joining after school clubs can help to improve primary school children’s academic performance and social skills, new research shows.
The British Psychological Society’s Outstanding Doctoral Research Contributions Award for 2016 has been awarded to Dr Praveetha Patalay.
Some groups of mixed ethnicity children experience an increase in behaviour problems as they are growing up, according to a new study.
The expansion of educational opportunities has not translated into better social mobility chances for those from less well-off families, according to findings from the 1946, 1958 and 1970 British birth cohort studies and Understanding Society.
Children are not active enough in the autumn and winter months, and spend too much time sitting indoors compared to other times of the year.
Researchers from University College London (UCL) and the London School of Economics have found that nearly 14% of 11-year-olds had drunk more than a few sips of alcohol at least once.
CLS invites members of the scientific community and those interested in this stage of life to take part in the consultative conference to help determine the content of the Age 60 Survey of the 1958 British birth cohort.
Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education