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  • A new report by Professor Shirley Dex and Kelly Ward analysing parental care and employment using the Millennium Cohort Study has just been published by the Equal Opportunities Commission.

  • Professor Neville Butler, founder of both the 1958 and 1970 Birth Cohort Studies and an ardent supporter of the Millennium Cohort Study,died on February 22 at the age of 86.

  • New Data from the National Child Development Study, 1970 British Cohort Study and the Millennium Cohort Study is available to download from the Data Archive.

  • The Millennium Cohort Study features in the Edith Dominian Memorial Lecture 2006.

  • Previously unavailable data from BCS age 16, 26 and 30 is now available to download from ESDS.

  • Fieldwork for MCS3 (Age 5) in England and Wales finished at the end of October 2006. Almost 12,000 families took part about 9,800 in England and about 2,100 in Wales. Interviewing in Scotland and Northern Ireland is continuing until the end of the year but we hope that in total over 15,000...

  • The Economic and Social Research Council has commissioned a scoping study to explore the potential use of the recorded resources from the BBC Child of Our Time project to social science researchers in conjunction with the ESRCs investment in quantitative research resources, the Millennium Cohort...

  • Between 12th and 14th September 2006, over 200 individuals involved in large-scale birth cohort studies following children born around the turn of the new millennium attended the International Conference on Child Cohort Studies at St Catherine's College, Oxford.

  • Following the success of the International Conference on Child Cohort Studies earlier this month, CLS have launched an International Zone on their website.

  • CLS is currently hosting a visitor from Australia. Carol Soloff is the Project Manager for Growing Up in Australia, the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC), a study very similar to CLS's Millennium Cohort Study (MCS).