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Getting started: An introduction to four British cohort studies

24 November 2022, 1:00 pm–2:30 pm

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This event will give first-time users an insight into four renowned cohort studies run by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies.

This event is free.

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In this event, the speakers will explain the birth cohorts, the types of information available, possible research topics, and potential methods of data analysis.

This event will give an overview of how to access and get started using the data in:

  • 1958 National Child Development Study
  • 1970 British Cohort Study
  • Next Steps
  • Millennium Cohort Study

This webinar will be valuable to students, academics and third sector researchers or practitioners who:

  • Are new to the birth cohort studies
  • Want an overview of the type of research topics that the data could offer
  • Are interested in finding out about the types of analysis that can be performed with the data
  • Are thinking of using the cohort studies in their work or dissertations, and want to know how to access and get started handling the data
  • Have specific questions about (how to use) the birth cohort studies

The event will be particularly useful for Masters or PhD students interested in using the cohorts for a dissertation or thesis, as well as researchers in academia or the third sector new to the cohort studies.

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About the Speakers

Vanessa Moulton

Senior Research Associate at Centre for Longitudinal Studies

Morag Henderson

Associate Professor in Sociology at Centre for Longitudinal Studies

Richard Silverwood

Associate Professor and Chief Statistician at Centre for Longitudinal Studies