About the workshop
Longitudinal studies provide rich data for life course epidemiology (e.g., understanding some age-related process or its causes and consequences), but this power is magnified by working across multiple studies. In particular, with multiple cohorts (representative of the same population) born at different points in time researchers can investigate how some age-related process or association has changed over time in response to shifts in the behavioural, nutritional, and political etc environments.
This workshop, chaired by Dr Will Johnson (Loughborough University) focused on the use of multiple longitudinal studies for age-period-cohort investigation.
Age-period-cohort effects in longitudinal studies
Dr Andrew Bell (University of Sheffield)
Trends in obesity development
Dr Will Johnson
The changing association of maternal age and offspring well-being
Dr Alice Goisis (UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies)
Cohort differences in cognitive ageing
Dr Anamaria Brailean (King’s College London)
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