Teenagers in the UK today: initial findings from the age 14 sweep of the Millennium Cohort Study

Teenagers in the UK today: initial findings from the age 14 sweep of the Millennium Cohort Study

In this seminar international guest speaker Dr Lisa Calderwood will share findings from the UK's Millennium Cohort Study (MCS).

The Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) has been following the lives of over 19,500 young people since they were born in the UK at the turn of the new century. 

This seminar will give some initial findings from the age 14 sweep of the MCS, covering mental health, physical development and risky behaviours. 

The seminar is facilitated by Dr Galina Daraganova, Executive Manager, Longitudinal and lifecourse Studies. 

Biography

Dr Lisa Calderwood is the Principal Investigator of the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE). She is also the Senior Survey Manager for the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS), responsible for leading the survey management and cohort maintenance teams on the Millennium Cohort Study, the 1970 British Cohort Study and the 1958 British Cohort Study (National Child Development Study).

Dr Calderwood has extensive experience and expertise in all aspects of survey design and is able to offer consultancy in this area. Her research interests are in survey methodology, particularly in relation to longitudinal survey design and implementation.

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