The CLS Cross-Cohort Research Programme looks at intergenerational transmission of advantage and disadvantage from two angles: healthy behaviours and social mobility.
Girls from well-off families are just as likely to study Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects as boys – but gender divides persist for less affluent young people.
Almost 60 per cent of participants taking part in a pilot phase of the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) opted to complete daily activity diaries using a smartphone app.
Children who are born prematurely not only tend to perform worse academically but also appear to accumulate less wealth as adults, according to a new study.
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.
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.
Hosted by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS), this session will introduce the 1970 British Cohort Study to both first-time and more experienced data users.
An open consultative conference will be held at the UCL Institute of Education to discuss the proposed content of the Millennium Cohort Study (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