Work, health and wellbeing

Work Histories Men and Women born 1970

In this theme the relationships between forms of work, family life and health will be considered.

Who does what? Divisions of labour forms and health & wellbeing
Research Team: McMunn, A; Webb, E; Sacker, A; Cable, N with collaborators Abell, J and Akinwale, B
Data Sources: Understanding Society, or the United Kingdom Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS)and the British Household Panel Study(BHPS) sub-sample
Timetable Project 2a: 2015 - 2017

Changing social roles, health effects in men and women
Research Team:
McMunn, A; Sacker, A; Kelly, Y; Kumari, M; Webb, E and collaborators McDonough, P; Worts, D; Corna, L
Data source:
1946 National Survey of Health and Development (NSHD); 1958 National Child Development Study (NCDS);the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70)
Project 2b: 2013 - 2015

Any job is better than no job? Job quality, later retirement age and health
Research Team:
Chandola,T; Netuveli, G; with affiliate Head, J
Data Sources:
the British Household Panel Study(BHPS), United Kingdom Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS), Whitehall II and English Longitudinal Study on Ageing (ELSA)
Timetable Project 2c: 2013 - 2015

Work & Health Theme Advisory Panel:

Anne McMunn, Panel Chairperson, ICLS member and   Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Social Science and Population Health, UCL

External members

Bola Akinwale, Government Social Researcher, DWP
Adrienne Burgess, Joint Chief Executive & Head of Research, Fatherhood Institute
Ian Draper, Coordinator, UK National Work Stress Network Network
Penny Mansfield CBE, Director One plus One

ICLS members

Tarani Chandola, ICLS member and Professor of Medical Sociology
Rebecca Lacey, ICLS graduate and Research Associate, UCL
Amanda Sacker, ICLS Director and Professor of Quantitative Social Science
Meena Kumari, ICLS member and Professor in Biomedical and Social Sciences

Annual Meetings: June 2014

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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.