Strand 1: High Risk behaviours in adolescence

Strand 2: Antecedents of cognitive outcomes in adolescence

Strand 3: The antecedents of physical health in adolescents

Strand 4: Friendships, Peer Groups and Neighbourhoods

Strand 5: Methodology

Strand 6: International comparisons of child development

The final report of the Independent Review on Poverty and Life Chances,conducted by Frank Field, was published on December 3rd 2010. The report sets out a new approach to meeting the Government’s target of abolishing child poverty. The report draws heavily on numerous pieces of work conducted by Paul Gregg, Lindsey Macmillan, Elizabeth Washbrook and other members of the IFSOCCA team.  More details.

Academics working on this grant  have recently completed a project for  the Joseph Rowntree Foundation looking at the role of beliefs, behaviours and attitudes in educational attainment.

Research Using ALSPAC Data