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  • Data from the National Child Development Study have enabled researchers to produce four new studies.

  • New issue of the CLS newsletter published.

  • New network aims to promote the exchange of information and ideas between those running and analysing cohort studies of children in different countries.

  • The Centre for Longitudinal Studies is advertising a Studentship for a 3-year PhD, which involves analyses of the British Birth Cohorts data in relation to educational achievement in rural and urban areas.

  • The data and documentation from the third sweep of the Millennium Cohort Study have now been deposited in the Data Archive.

  • If you are using NCDS, BCS70 or MCS data in your research projects, and you have any publications that are not currently listed on our website it would be particularly useful to hear from you immediately. The ESRC needs the best evidence of the usefulness of existing cohorts in the bid they are...

  • The Bloomsbury Colleges consortium is offering twelve PhD Studentships, including one position analysing Millennium Cohort Study data. The Studentships start inOctober 2008, and will cover course fees (at the usual level for UK and EU studentships) and a student stipend.

  • An analysis of the findings relating to Scottish families from the Second Survey of the Millennium Cohort Study has been published by the Scottish Government.

  • The European Science Foundation has awarded funding to a joint project which aims to bring together leaders of national and regional childrens cohort studies, including the Millennium Cohort.

  • A dataset offering a wealth of information on the Scottish population has been created by the Longitudinal Studies Centre - Scotland. The dataset, known as the Scottish Longitudinal Study (SLS), links together routinely collected administrative data for a 5.3 per cent representative sample of the...