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Longview undertakes scoping study on wellbeing for the Office of National Statistics
Longview was pleased to undertake a scoping study on the contribution of longitudinal studies for the Office of National Statistics, as part of the ONS’ programme developing the measurement of national wellbeing. To view the report please click here
Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (LLCS):
Longview established the Journal with the help of a development grant from The Nuffield Foundation. The aim of the Journal is to provide an outlet for people across the world, working in the field of longitudinal research, to publish substantive and methodological articles on their work, within the broad framework of life course enquiry. In January 2012, responsibility for the Journal was transferred to the Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (SLLS). News about the Journal can be obtained from the Society's bi-monthly newsletter, access to which is restricted to Society members. For details of publishing in the Journal and registering for readership please click here
European Child Cohort Network and Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies
Childhood and Beyond: tracing cohorts across the lifecourse
29-31 October 2012
This is the final conference of the ESF-funded European Child Cohort Network (EUCCONET), combined with the third conference of the Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (SLLS). It comprises keynote lectures and parallel group and poster sessions.
It will feature reports and research from the teams following the multi-purpose child cohort studies in EUCCONET, research on the whole lifecourse and longitudinal methodology. For more information please click here
Neville Butler Memorial Lecture
On June 13th 2011 Longview welcomed the Rt. Hon. David Willetts, Minister for Science and Higher Education, to give the annual Neville Butler Memorial Lecture. To view a write-up of the lecture please click here
'A Companion to life course studies: the social and historical context of the British birth cohort studies'
Edited by Professor Michael Wadsworth and Professor John Bynner, this new book is intended to be of value to readers of research from the birth cohort studies, and to those planning new work using these resources. It aims also to stimulate new cross-cohort comparative research in these differing cohorts, which will continue to contribute new knowledge and policy understanding.
Published by Routledge.
For more information and to buy a copy please click here
Funding Agreed for New Birth Cohort Study
Longview is delighted at the news that a new birth cohort study will be funded – see http://nds.coi.gov.uk/. This is a vital link in the chain of studies which makes the UK a world leader in the depth of such research. For more details please click here
Neville Butler Memorial Prize 2011
Through money raised in connection with commemorating Neville Butler’s life, and generous support from the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), this important landmark has been added to the longitudinal research calendar.
The prize of £5,000 is awarded annually to a post-doctoral or equivalent early career longitudinal researcher. Support for the prize comes mainly from ESRC, with additional help from the Neville Butler Memorial Fund.
For details of this years prize winner please click here