COVID-19 Events ShareThis

In this section, you’ll find information on upcoming and past events relating to COVID-19 and the longitudinal research community.

Upcoming events

October 2020

COVID-19 Data Dive: Exploring the social and economic impacts of the pandemic
22-23 October 2020 | 09:30-15:00 BST (both days)
Online via Zoom

This two-day free online workshop will bring major social, economic and population studies together to provide an opportunity for researchers, policy and charity expertise to collaborate and draw out critical questions about the impacts of the pandemic.

Find out more about the workshop on the UK Data Service website

November 2020

The COVID-19 gender gap: the impact of the pandemic on gender inequalities in the labour market
5 November 2020 | 10:00 – 11:15 GMT
Online via Zoom

Join the Social Market Foundation, in partnership with UK Research and Innovation, for a virtual Ask the Expert panel event to explore the impact of COVID-19 on gender inequalities in the UK labour market. At the event, Director of the CEPR Labour Economics ProgrammeProfessor Barbara Petrongolo will present new data drawn from Understanding Society’s COVID-19 survey.
Find out more about the event on the Social Market Foundation website


Past events

October 2020

ELSA Wave 9 Report online launch
8 October 2020 | 15:00 – 16:30 BST

ELSA hosted an online event featuring presentations on the latest findings from study and the COVID-19 Substudy to launch their Wave 9 Report.  The session included a series of short talks on scientific results and data availability. A recording of the event can be viewed on the ELSA YouTube channel.

September 2020

COVID-19 Super Cohort workshop
23 September 2020 | Organised by CLOSER in collaboration with the Wellcome Longitudinal Population Study COVID-19 Secretariat

This workshop provided an opportunity for delegates to contribute to the COVID-19 Super Cohort proposal.

For more information, visit the CLOSER event page

August 2020

COVID 19 Survey in Five National Longitudinal Studies online training session
6 August 2020 | 10:00-12:00 BST
Online via Teams

This free online training session supports researchers wishing to use data from our recent COVID 19 wave 1 survey. Find out more about the CLS COVID-19 survey and view a recording of the training on the CLS COVID-19 survey page

July 2020

The future of data collection in longitudinal population studies (LPS): during and after COVID-19
1 July 2020 | Organised by CLOSER

This meeting brought together representatives of LPS and survey agencies to share information and identify solutions to the challenges of collecting data during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Download the meeting report (PDF)

For more information, visit the CLOSER event page