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  • The Millennium Cohort Study’s ‘sister’ project in France has finally secured funding for the first round of data collection.

  • Focusing on Scottish data, this report, published 15 December 2009 by the Scottish Government, presents findings from the third survey of the UK-wide Millennium Cohort Study (MCS3).

  • Demos, a think tank focusing on power and politics, released a major report on 8 November identifying strong links between parenting style and character development in children.

  • Lisa Calderwood of CLS will be making a feature presentation on 13 November at this two-day workshop in Canberra, Australia. The workshop, which is being held by FaHCSIA and the ARACY ARC/NHMRC Research Network, will bring together an exciting group of expert presenters, researchers and...

  • Professor Dan A. Black will be giving a lunchtime talk at the Institute of Education on Tuesday 10 November on the 1997 cohort of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth. Dan A. Black is a professor and deputy dean at the Harris School and a senior fellow at the National Opinion Research Center,...

  • The fifth sweep of the Millennium Cohort Study is scheduled to take place in 2012 when the cohort children will be aged 11.

  • The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC) are collaborating to establish a Cohort Resources Facility which will promote and showcase the UK’s world leading portfolio of cohort studies and provide a dedicated resource for all cohort studies through the...

  • CLS Director Professor Heather Joshi presented a paper on this question, at the International Population Conference in Morocco,1 October. It related the cognitive and behavioural development of school-age children to mothers’ employment in babies’ first year. Evidence came from the British Cohort...

  • Children whose mothers work are less likely to lead healthy lives than those with "stay at home" mothers, a report study based on the Millennium Cohort Study says.The Institute of Child Health research on more than 12,500 five-year-olds found those with working mothers less active and more likely...

  • 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.