More people may believe in an afterlife than believe in God, according to a nation-wide survey of Britons born in 1970.
Longitudinal research is a crucial source of evidence for policy in areas as diverse as mental health, unemployment, cognitive development, parenting, poverty and obesity, according to speakers at the Centre for Longitudinal Studies' annual conference.
Should large-scale longitudinal surveys - like the cohort studies - embrace web-based tools alongside more traditional methods of data collection?
Dr Liz Jones, Research Officer for the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS), will be speaking at the Parenting UK Annual Conference about the effects of prolonged poverty on child outcomes on November 15.
The latest issue of the National Institute Economic Review takes an in-depth look at evidence from the British birth cohort studies, with a special focus on how economic circumstances are transmitted from one generation to the next.
Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education