News - August 2009

  • A paper co-written by CLS researcher Dr Alice Sullivan, which found that women are less likely to gain a place at Oxford University than men even when they have better grades and are from similar backgrounds, has attracted strong media interest from the Guardian and the BBC.

  • The 2009/10series of Research Methods courses, run in partnership with Government Social Research Unit as part of the MSc in Policy Analysis and Evaluation, can also be taken as stand-alone courses as part of the continuing professional development.

  • CLS staff and colleagues from UK Longitudinal Studies Centre at University of Essex have produced an interim report about the potential for improving the efficiency and quality of data collection, management and dissemination for complex longitudinal surveys in the UK.