Surveys & Longitudinal Data Archive

GUIDEPREP: The preparation phase for the Growing Up In Digital Europe survey


Growing Up in Digital Europe (GUIDE) will be Europe’s first comparative birth cohort study of children’s and young people’s wellbeing.

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Exploring the intersections between ethnicity, care experience and youth justice involvement in England


The primary focus of this ADR UK (Administrative Data Research UK) Research Fellowship is to understand the links between care experience (i.e. having been in foster care, children’s homes and/or kinship care), ethnicity and involvement with the youth justice system in England.

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Social Media, Youth and Consumption of Cultural Spaces (LOCUS)


LOCUS explores young people’s interactions with cultural spaces through the lens of social media consumption. This project investigates to what extent young people’s social media consumption transforms cultural spaces to “performative spaces” and how young people’s engagement with such spaces enacts their digital identities.

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COORDINATE: Cohort Community Research and Development Infrastructure Network for Access Throughout Europe


The European Cohort Development Project (ECDP) is a Design Study which will create the specification and business case for a European Research Infrastructure that will provide, over the next 25 years, comparative longitudinal survey data on child and young adult well-being.

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Doing gig work: Social implications of platform-based food deliveries


This research aims to study the platform-based gig economy and its reconfiguration of urban spaces by investigating the management, solidarity and resistance of cycle couriers in three European cities: Manchester, Lyon (France) and Cluj-Napoca (Romania).

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The Study of Early Education and Development (SEED) in England


This is a multi-cohort, multi-wave study of pre-school children and their parents in England. The study is in part designed to test whether making funded early childhood education and care (ECEC) available to low and moderate income families raises their use of preschool care.

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European Cohort Development Project (ECDP)


The European Cohort Development Project (ECDP) is a Design Study which will create the specification and business case for a European Research Infrastructure that will provide, over the next 25 years, comparative longitudinal survey data on child and young adult well-being.

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Care Experience, Ethnicity and Youth Justice Involvement: Key Trends and Policy Implications


This briefing is based on descriptive findings from an ADR UK (Administrative Data Research UK) Research Fellowship project

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‘We Need to Tackle Their Well Being First’: Understanding and Supporting Care-Experienced Girls in the Youth Justice System


This article presents novel findings from interviews with 17 girls and young women and eight Youth Offending Team (YOT) staff, highlighting how being in care can affect offending behaviour and how YOTs may provide support to care-experienced girls who have been inadequately supported elsewhere.

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Confronting intergenerational harm: Care experience, motherhood and criminal justice involvement


This paper explores how criminalisation, care experience and motherhood may intersect to produce multi-faceted structural disadvantage within both systems of care and punishment.

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A Difficult Balance: Challenges and Possibilities for Local Protocols to Reduce Unnecessary Criminalisation of Children in Care and Care Leavers


This article explores the challenges and possibilities of using local agreements to divert children in care and care leavers away from formal justice systems contact.

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The Role of Needs Assessment in the Effective Engagement of People with Convictions


This paper argues for “the potential for needs assessment and sentence planning to transcend their core justice functions and set the tone for effective engagement between probation supervisee and supervisor.”

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Measuring Youth Well-being: How a Pan-European Longitudinal Survey can improve Policy


This volume presents key findings from the EU funded Measuring Youth Well-being (MYWeB) project which assessed the feasibility of a European Longitudinal Study for Children and Young People (ELSCYP).

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Understanding Youth Participation Across Europe


From Survey to Ethnography - presents findings from a major cross-European research project mapping the civic and political engagement of young Europeans in the context of both shared and diverse political heritages.

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Study of Early Education and Development (SEED)


Impact Study on Early Education Use and Child Outcomes up to Age Three

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Radical Futures


Youth, Politics and Activism in Contemporary Europe

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Pay Progression: Understanding the Barriers for the Lowest Paid


This report, produced in a collaboration between the CIPD and John Lewis Partnership, aims to uncover the experiences of employees on the lowest rates of pay and understand the contributing factors for an individual becoming ‘stuck’ on low pay.

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