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CLOSER’s funding extended to 2021

The Economic and Social Research Council has announced that it is extending CLOSER’s funding to March 2021 to carry out its valuable work in maximising the use, value and impact of the UK’s longitudinal studies.

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Securing the future of the UK’s longitudinal population studies will be collective effort, report shows

The overriding message from a report published today on the future of longitudinal population studies is that knowledge sharing and collective action are key to overcoming barriers and harnessing opportunity.

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Prof Rebecca Hardy appointed new CLOSER Director

Rebecca Hardy, Professor of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics at UCL, has been appointed as the new Director of CLOSER.

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CLOSER data resource profile published in IJE

A detailed overview of CLOSER and the data resources it provides to the scientific community has been published in the International Journal of Epidemiology.

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CLOSER launches longitudinal data analysis module and teaching dataset

CLOSER has created new online teaching resources on how to analyse and interpret longitudinal data. The new Analysis module, which has been added to CLOSER’s Learning Hub educational resource, introduces users to a variety of statistical concepts and methods they can use when analysing data. The module includes specific sections on methods such as general […]

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Professor Alison Park, former CLOSER Director, recognised in New Year’s Honours

Professor Alison Park has been awarded a CBE for services to the social sciences.

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Wave 8 of Understanding Society released

The latest Understanding Society data release features eight waves of study data, plus eighteen waves of Understanding Society harmonised British Household Panel Survey data.

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Sue Ring collects the Biobank of the Year award
Pioneering Bristol study wins national award for enabling scientific discoveries

Bristol’s Children of the 90s study has been named ‘Biobank of the Year’ at a ceremony in London.

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Dr Lisa Calderwood appointed CLOSER Interim Director

CLOSER is pleased to announce that Dr Lisa Calderwood of the UCL Institute of Education has been appointed as our interim director.

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Millions tune in to BBC One to watch film celebrating childhood dreams of NCDS members

The BBC One Show travelled back to 1969 last night (21 November) to feature a film about three National Child Development Study (NCDS) members who wrote essays at age 11 imagining what their lives would be like when they reached 25.

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