International Centre For Lifecourse Studies In Society and Health
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- Policy Seminar: Extending working life & health
- Podcast: Unemployment & Health
- Podcast: Teenage stress resilience
- Summer School: Aug 31 - Sept 4 Bamberg
- Blog: Child of our Time - Ethnicity, birthweight & growth
This podcast series covers new research findings and policy related research compiled by ICLS members and their colleagues.
Amanda Hughes discusses links between unemployment and health.
Scott Montgomery investigates whether stress resilience - the body’s ability to cope with stressful exposures in adolescence is associated with the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in middle age.
Yvonne Kelly examines influences on the emergence of exploratory drinking in early adolescence (age 11 years) using data from the large contemporary population based Millennium Cohort Study.
Amanda Sacker discusses research that shows striking socioeconomic inequalities with early adolescents from the poorest families 3 times more likely to be obese compared with their wealthier counterparts. Data are from over 10,000 children on the cusp of adolescence,
at 11 years old, from the Millennium Cohort Study.
Tarani Chandola discusses the pros and cons of working later in life -
past the traditional UK retirement age of 65 for men and 60 for women.
In the first ICLS podcast Dr Ellen Flint talks about new research linking different forms
of commuting and commuters' Body Mass Index (BMI) and body fat.
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The International Centre for Lifecourse Studies in Society and
Health (ICLS) is funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council
(ESRC) RES-596-28-0001 (2008 - 2012) ES/J019119/1 (2013 - 2017). ICLS is a multidisciplinary research centre, directed by Professor Amanda Sacker, that supports research at UCL, University of Manchester, University of East London, University of Essex and Örebro University Hospital Sweden.