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  • 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...

  • The initial sets oflongitudinal data teaching resources for NCDS and BCS70 are now available on the CLS website.

  • The Equality and Human Rights Commission has published two papers, entitled Mothers and the modern family and Ethnicity and patterns of employment and care, which useMillennium Cohort Study data.

  • Research from the British Cohort Study, which studies subjects born in 1970, is to be featured in tonight's Dispatches programme, on Channel 4 at 8.00pm. The programme, entitled Why our children can't read, focuses on intervention during primary school and how this affects children's reading...

  • CLS is delighted to welcome two new colleagues. Professor John McDonald and Professor Robert Michael.

  • CLS would like togather information from users of CLS data sets. If you are using NCDS, BCS70 or MCS data in your research projects, please add details of any publications which involve the use ofcohort dataon the feedback form at www.cls.ioe.ac.uk/feedback.