SEED (Study of Early Education & Development) is a major longitudinal study into the impact of childcare on children throughout their childhood.
Society Watch 2022
The annual Society Watch series provides a snapshot of what life is like for people in Britain today, a picture of people’s lives and life opportunities presented from the cradle to the grave.
Society Watch 2022 - Anxious Britain: How worried are we in 2022?
Research based on three surveys conducted with a nationally representative sample of adults in Great Britain.
Investigating factors associated with loneliness in adults in England
This project analyses data collected in the Community Life Survey (2012/13-2019/20) and Understanding Society (Waves 9 and 10) to explore experiences of loneliness amongst adults in England.
Quantifying complex disabilities
Working with Sense, the national disability charity, we have conducted secondary analysis of the Family Resource Survey to estimate the prevalence of complex disabilities across the UK.
Attitudes towards vaping in England: Findings from the British Social Attitudes Survey 2019
This secondary analysis project set out to investigate the perceptions of the harms and benefits of e-cigarettes, and how they differ amongst adults in England.
Working from home and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic
The third output of this research project is a briefing paper investigating whether working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic is associated with increased mental distress amongst employees across the UK, and how this relates to social isolation and financial difficulties.
Physical and mental health conditions and gambling in England and Scotland
This analysis project uses data from the Health Survey for England and the Scottish Health Survey from 2012, 2015 and 2016 to investigate the relationship between individuals’ physical and mental health and their gambling behaviour.
Finances and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic
The second output from this research project is a briefing paper investigating how job and financial insecurity is related to mental distress amongst employees across the UK, and the impact the UK government’s furlough scheme has had on this.
Society Watch 2021
The annual Society Watch series provides a snapshot of what life is like for people in Britain today, a picture of people’s lives and life opportunities presented from the cradle to the grave. Society Watch 2021 focuses on the public’s mental health.