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Age 30 Survey – Comparing your experiences

When we surveyed you at age 30, we also interviewed members of another birth cohort who were 42 at the time. We asked many of the same questions in both surveys, making it possible for researchers to closely compare the experiences of your generation with those of the baby boomers.

Life stories – Liz

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 Liz.

Age 26 Survey – Views and values

The Age 26 Survey was the first adult survey of BCS70, and aimed to find out what you were doing in your mid-20s. Around 9,000 of you took part.

Life stories – Gillian

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 Gillian.

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.