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Girls who spend over three hours on social media twice as likely to suffer depression

Girls who spend over three hours on social media twice as likely to suffer depression | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Teenage girls who spend over three hours a day on social media are more than twice as likely to suffer depression as their classmates, a groundbreaking Lancet study eveals today.
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ESRC funds CLOSER and the Millennium Cohort Study.

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Nearly half of queer 14-year-olds in the UK ‘have self-harmed’ ·

Nearly half of queer 14-year-olds in the UK ‘have self-harmed’ · | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The Good Childhood Report 2018 by the Children’s Society, in partnership with the University of York, used data from the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) collected in 2015 from around 11,000 respondents to explore the mental wellbeing of 14 year olds.

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ESRC funds the Centre for Longitudinal Studies at UCL.

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Is the expectation for young girls too high? - Independent.ie

Is the expectation for young girls too high? - Independent.ie | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Many countries conduct long terms studies of their population to examine various aspects of health, mental and physical - as well as psychosocial and education issues - in the lives of
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Article cites research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and a consortium of government departments, and managed by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies at the UCL Institute of Education.

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UK Data Service's curator insight, October 16, 2017 5:46 AM
This article covers research which uses data held by the UK Data Service.

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UK population is becoming overweight and obese at younger ages

Children born since the 1980s are two to three times more likely than older generations to be overweight or obese by the age of 10, according to new research.

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The study cited in the article was conducted by ESRC-funded Cohort and Longitudinal Studies Enhancement Resources (CLOSER). This project is part of a collaborative research programme entitled "Cohorts and Longitudinal Studies Enhancement Resources" (CLOSER) (grant reference ES/K000357/1)

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Why some of the UK's most ambitious children are losing out

Why some of the UK's most ambitious children are losing out | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The jobs that youngsters want to do when they grow up reveal some striking differences.
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ESRC funds the Centre for Longitudinal Studies that houses the Millennium Cohort Study.

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The UK must do a better job of predicting future student numbers

The UK must do a better job of predicting future student numbers | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The Office for Budget Responsibility’s methodology is of incredibly low quality, says Nick Hillman
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Article cites findings from the Millennium Cohort Study, part of ESRC-funded CLOSER.

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UK Data Service's curator insight, January 23, 2018 4:03 AM
This article covers research which uses data held by the UK Data Service. 

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One in four teenage girls 'depressed'

One in four teenage girls 'depressed' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The findings come from 10,000 young people's views and make worrying reading, say UK researchers.
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CLOSER (Cohort & Longitudinal Studies Enhancement Resources) is funded by ESRC and MRC. 

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