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Are taller people more clever?

Taller people often do better in cognitive tests, leading scientists to believe the same genes determine both height and brain function.

People living in built-up areas find it harder to get active

Members of your generation struggled to develop long-term exercise habits if they spent their early adulthood living near industrial areas and in places dominated by social housing, compared to their peers living in suburbs, rural areas or by the seaside.

Birthday 2023

Happy birthday for March!

We hope you like this year’s birthday card and 2023 update. If you haven’t already received yours, they should be with you very soon.

New Director for NCDS

We are pleased to announce that Professor George Ploubidis has been appointed the new director of NCDS.

Death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

We at the UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies join in the sadness felt among the UCL community at the death of Her Majesty The Queen, Queen Elizabeth II.