Rob Davies charts our CLOSER Discovery journey, from its initial aims and development, to challenges faced and innovative solutions found.
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The UK Longitudinal Linkage Collaboration (UK LLC) provides a new way of working for record linkages in longitudinal research. It’s a four-nations interdisciplinary infrastructure for secure cross-cohort analysis – with regularly refreshed linkages of COVID-19-relevant health records. No-one else in the world is doing this. With our partners, we’re contributing an important piece of the […]
In our latest COVID-19 Perspectives blog, Claire McIvor, Kirsty Crossley, and Bridget Lockyer detail Born in Bradford’s response to the pandemic, explore key findings, and reflect on what can be learnt from the experiences of the BiB families.
Andy Boyd (Director at the UK Longitudinal Linkage Collaboration) calls for appropriate use of population data to improve inclusiveness in longitudinal research.
Kate Shiells and Andy Boyd explore their latest research, analysing feedback from study participants on the use of digital footprint data.
The Department for Education recently published a new research brief which used data from the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England 2 to examine the experiences of relationships and sex education and sexual risk taking. Here, Rushda Khandker (Senior Research Officer) explores the brief’s key findings.
In the second part of our mini-series looking at the HEAF study, Stefania D’Angelo sets out the changes to the delivery, focus and findings of the study surveys amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and national restrictions.
HEAF was one of 11 new longitudinal studies to join the CLOSER consortium in 2020. Here, Catherine Linaker Introduces us to the study and their data while highlighting their COVID response and future aims.
Line Knudsen introduces Growing Up in Scotland, discusses their COVID-19 response, and looks ahead to the study’s future.