This event showcased the possibilities in terms of longitudinal research on policy relevant themes, with the aim of developing longitudinal research capacity within Wales.

Programme:

12.00 Lunch

12.50 Welcome & Introduction (Prof. Ian Rees Jones, WISERD, Cardiff University)

13.00 Welsh overview of the England and Wales Longitudinal Study (Dr Nicola Shelton, CeLSIUS, UCL)

13.20 Presentations on longitudinal data sources & examples of analysis:

  • The Social Participation and Identity Project in Wales: research related to the National Child Development Cohort Study (Dr Andrew Miles, CRESC, Manchester)

  • Unlocking the Potential of the Welsh Local Labour Force Survey: An Investigation into Labour Market Transitions in Wales (Dr Melanie Jones, Swansea University)

  • Exploring the Potential of the British Household Panel Survey and Understanding Society for the Purposes of Welsh Level Analysis (Rhys Davies, WISERD, Cardiff University)

  • Caerphilly Health and Social Needs Longitudinal Study (Dr James White, Cardiff University)

  • Growing up in 21st Century Britain: spatial analysis of the Millennium Cohort Study (Prof. Chris Taylor, WISERD, Cardiff University)

  • SAIL longitudinal research project (tbc)