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In 1969, more than 10,000 children were asked what their lives might be like when they were 25 – how many fulfilled their dreams?

Waves 2 and 3 of Longitudinal Study of Young People in England 2 (LSYPE2), also known as Our Future, are now available from the UK Data Service. These can be treated as cross-sectional surveys or used with the Wave 1 dataset, which has already been released, to conduct longitudinal analyses.

Programmes to reduce poverty and vulnerability can significantly reduce the risks to health and wellbeing faced by teenagers in deprived parts of South Africa, according to research from Oxford, UCL and the University of the Witwatersrand.

Findings from a new study using harmonised datasets available from the UK Data Service have found disadvantaged children weigh up to 5kg more in their childhood and early teenage years than those from more privileged backgrounds

The Safe Settings provide accredited researchers with secure access to linked, de-identified administrative data.

The deadline for submissions for the Family Finance Surveys User Conference 2018 has been extended to Sunday 15 April.

Changes to Office for National Statistics Data on the labour market status of disabled people

It’s International Women’s Day and we look at one of the most researched and discussed topics recently – the gender pay gap – and the data we hold, to understand the issue.

Our colleagues at Understanding Society, one of the largest household panel studies in the world, are accepting submissions for Policy Fellowships.

Do you use UK quantitative studies from the UK Data Service for health-related research? We are now looking for submissions for the Health Studies User Conference 2018.

The ADR conference is a growing annual event aimed at researchers who use administrative data to better understand populations and societies.

Please note that the call for abstracts is fast approaching as we are inviting 200-word abstracts to be submitted by 7th March 2018.

It’s Fuel Poverty Awareness Day, so we thought we’d take a look at how we measure and define fuel poverty – and look at how the data we hold helps to understand the issue.

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