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British Cohort Study: Members site
A study of everybody born in one week in 1970
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The 2016-17 Survey
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Welcome to the BCS70
This website is for 1970 cohort members and their families.
Decades of educational expansion ‘had little effect on social mobility’
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.
The Life Project: Helen Pearson’s history of the UK’s birth cohort studies
Author and journalist Helen Pearson tells the story of the UK birth cohort studies in her new book, The Life Project: The Extraordinary Story of Our Ordinary Lives.
Child obesity risk increases almost three-fold in five generations
Children born since 1990 are up to three times more likely than older generations to be overweight or obese by age 10, according to a new study.
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