New Director for NCDS

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

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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. In the update we’ve covered some of the latest findings from the study – all made possible thanks to your continuing participation. If you’d like to find […]

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. In an ever-changing world, The Queen has been the one constant, with most of us, including all our study participants, never knowing another monarch. Her loss will […]

When I’m 64

Happy birthday for March! We hope you like this year’s birthday card and booklet which we’re sending you this month. Here are some further details about the information in the booklet, including the research we’ve featured.

How did you imagine your future when you were age 50?

When you were 50 we asked you to think about what your life would be like a decade later. New research has found that the answers that you provided, the words you mentioned and the topics you discussed differed depending on your gender, occupation and education.

COVID-19 antibody testing

We are now inviting everyone who completed one or more of our three COVID-19 surveys to take part in a COVID-19 antibody test. This will help us build a clearer picture of who has had COVID-19 and learn more about why some people develop severe disease and others do not.