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  • “How tall are you? And what’s that in metric?” image

    17 October 2017

    “How tall are you? And what’s that in metric?”

    Opinion

    Society has never quite come to terms with the change from imperial to metric measurements, particularly when it comes to weight and height. Ask people how tall they are or...
  • Vacancy: Full Stack Developer image

    26 September 2017

    Vacancy: Full Stack Developer

    News

    CLOSER are looking to recruit a Full Stack Developer to join the team. The deadline for applications is 15 October 2017, last submission 23:59.
  • 26 September 2017

    Build New Research Tools

    Opinion

    If you are a Ruby developer and like to know you are making a meaningful contribution, CLOSER may have the perfect role for you.
  • First ever harmonised datasets to be deposited now available to download image

    25 September 2017

    First ever harmonised datasets to be deposited now available to download

    News: Health, Physical health

    Three harmonised datasets, which contain comparable measures of height, weight and BMI from five separate longitudinal studies, are the first to be deposited with the UK Data Service. Funded by CLOSER,...
  • International longitudinal studies directory launched image

    22 September 2017

    International longitudinal studies directory launched

    News

    The new Low and Middle Income Longitudinal Population Study Directory provides a valuable resource for researchers using data from international studies
  • Why mixed modes are here to stay image

    20 September 2017

    Why mixed modes are here to stay

    Opinion

    CLOSER has been researching the benefits and challenges of mixed modes data collection across a range of surveys to better understand how they can be used.
  • Mixed modes report published by CLOSER image

    20 September 2017

    Mixed modes report published by CLOSER

    News

    A CLOSER review of the latest evidence of using mixed modes and measurement methods to collect longitudinal data concludes they are here to stay
  • One in four girls is depressed at age 14, new study reveals image

    20 September 2017

    One in four girls is depressed at age 14, new study reveals

    News: Mental health

    New study from researchers at UCL Institute of Education and the University of Liverpool shows a quarter of girls & one in 10 boys are depressed at age 14.
  • Upcoming CLOSER events in Edinburgh image

    19 September 2017

    Upcoming CLOSER events in Edinburgh

    News

    The UK is home to the world’s largest and longest-running longitudinal studies. On 9-10 October 2017, CLOSER will be hosting a series of events in Edinburgh for researchers interested in...
  • Vacancy: Research Associate – CLS image

    13 September 2017

    Vacancy: Research Associate – CLS

    News

    The IOE’s Department of Social Science are recruiting a Research Associate to join the Centre for Longitudinal Studies. Applications close: 25 October 2017.