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Oct 20, 2020

In this episode of the Lifecourse Podcast from the ESRC International Centre for life course studies at UCL Dr Baowen Xue and Professor Anne McMunn discuss how they used specially collected COVID19 data to look at how couples divided up housework, childcare and homeschooling during lockdown, who was most likely to...

Sep 2, 2020

In this episode of The Lifecourse Podcast, Professor Amanda Sacker and Dr Emily Murray discuss their research looking at the long term consequences on a person’s health from a childhood spent in care. 

Further reading 

Aug 7, 2020

Sonia Livingstone from the London School of Economics discusses the research behind her new book, Parenting for a digital future: how hopes and fears about technology shape children’s lives. 

She explains how she and co-researcher Alicia Blum-Ross gained access to the homes and lives of parents keen to share their...

Mar 7, 2020

Snehal Pinto Pereira from ICLS discusses her research in the International Journal of Epidemiology looking at the links between obesity across childhood into adulthood and their ability to manage daily physical tasks later on in life. 

Details of the papers discussed in the podcast

Adult obesity and mid-life physical...

Feb 3, 2020

Thierry Gagné from ICLS discusses research with Ingrid School and Amanda Sacker exploring the links between voter turnout and health.   

The research, which made use of data from the 1958 and 1970 Birth Cohorts, showed that compared with people in good health, those who said they were in fair health had 15% and 18%...