The academic advantages associated with a faith school education are short lived, and are mainly explained by home background, new research shows.
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Children living in urban greener neighbourhoods may have better spatial working memory, according to new research by UCL Institute of Education (IOE).
A new examination of the role of children’s genomes in their education progress reveals their impact on both school league tables and how teacher performance is assessed.
The arteries of teenagers who drink alcohol and smoke, even very occasionally, are already beginning to stiffen by age 17, according to UCL research that draws on data from the Children of the 90s study.
Research findings using data from the University of Bristol’s Children of the 90s study should reassure parents that their fussy toddlers can grow up with a healthy height and weight.
Choosing the right field of study is more important than attending an elite university for those aiming to become top earners by middle age, according to new findings from the UCL Institute of Education.
Increased weight in young adults is likely to cause higher blood pressure and a thickening of the heart muscle, according to findings by the University of Bristol published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation today [Monday 30 July].
Understanding Society, the ‘UK Household Longitudinal Study’, has been awarded an additional round of funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). This new grant will support Wave 12 of Understanding Society and provide further longitudinal data for researchers and policymakers.