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Age 21 Sub Study – first steps into adulthood

The Age 21 Sub Study was conducted with a 10% representative sample of study members from across Britain. It collected valuable information about levels of literacy and numeracy among young adults in Britain.

Coming of age in the 1980s – an animated tour

That was the 1980s. To round off the decade of curly perms and synthpop, Thatcher and JR Ewing, we’ve prepared an animated tour of the decade’s main cultural and political highlights, as well as BCS70’s main milestones and most important discoveries.

Life stories – Claire

Celebrating 50 years of the 1970 British Cohort Study – With five decades of invaluable service to British science and society, what has it been like for BCS70 study members to take part? This week we speak to Claire.

Age 16 Survey – Dietary diaries

To celebrate 50 years of BCS70, over the next 12 months we’ll be highlighting interesting features from the surveys. During the Age 16 Survey, study members were given a 4-day dietary diary to complete.

Life stories – James

Celebrating 50 years of the 1970 British Cohort Study – With five decades of invaluable service to British science and society, what has it been like for BCS70 study members to take part? This week we speak to James.

Age 10 Survey – Medical check

To celebrate 50 years of BCS70, over the course of the year we’ll be highlighting interesting features of the study’s design, delving deeper into the questionnaires and pulling out descriptive statistics from the data.