Girls who take on part-time work whilst studying could potentially be damaging their chances of GCSE success.
Children of obese parents are up to five times more likely to be overweight or obese by the time they reach their forties, new research has found.
Conscientious teenagers are less likely to smoke when they become adults, new research has concluded.
Professor Alissa Goodman has been appointed director of the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) at the same time the centre secures £17 million in funding for the years 2015 to 2020.
New research has found that children from less well-off families in the UK are more likely to experiment with alcohol while still in primary school than youngsters from more advantaged backgrounds.
Parents should routinely switch off the TV and take young children out for a walk or some other exercise in order to increase their chances of growing up to be fit, healthy adults, new research suggests.
The long-term impact of poor childhood mental health is believed to be costing the UK a total of £550 billion in lost earnings.
Children with well-developed social and emotional skills have a better chance of being happy and healthy adults than those who are just bright, a new study reveals today.
People who lose their jobs are less willing to trust others for up to a decade after being laid-off, according to new research from the University of Manchester.
The findings of a remarkable UCL Institute of Education research study are being used to promote reading for pleasure and to help protect school and public library services around the English-speaking world.
Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education