Birthday 2023

Happy birthday for April!

We hope you like this year’s birthday card and 2023 update. If you haven’t already received yours, they should be with you very soon.

In the update we’ve covered some of the latest findings from the study – all made possible thanks to your continuing participation. If you’d like to find out more about the information in the booklet, including the research we’ve featured, please click on the links below.

You can download a PDF version of the booklet from our Resources section.

Thank you for being part of this important study, and we hope you have a lovely birthday!

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Life in your early 50s survey

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Study member stories

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Gender gap in top jobs

Adamecz-Völgyi, A., & Shure, N. (2022). The gender gap in top jobs–The role of overconfidence. Labour Economics79, 102283.

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Life satisfaction

Gagné, T., Sacker, A., & Schoon, I. (2022). Transition milestones and life satisfaction at ages 25/26 among cohorts born in 1970 and 1989–90. Advances in Life Course Research51, 100463.

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Early roots of midlife fitness

Blodgett, J. M., Norris, T., Stamatakis, E., O’Donovan, G., Pereira, S. M. P., & Hamer, M. (2022). Prenatal and postnatal correlates of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in midlife: evidence from the 1970 British Cohort Study. J Epidemiol Community Health76(11), 949-955.