A regular look at our world-leading study of life in the UK: how the study works, what the research tells us, and innovative ways of using our data – for researchers, interviewers, participants and the public. To ask a question, or contribute, please email us.
Do people on the left or right (or in the centre) give more to charity?
Where can we target policy to reduce inequality?
More of us can work flexibly now, but is it good for our wellbeing?
Can youth volunteering reduce age inequalities in turnout?
Living longer – what do we know? And what do we need to know?
What can government and others do to make growth inclusive?
Why do some of us take action on the environment, and some not?
What can Understanding Society data tell us about walking, cycling or taking public transport to work?
Research using Understanding Society shows that grandparents’ social class has an impact on their grandchildren’s opportunities
It’s the second year of Gender Pay Gap reporting, so: what do we know about this complex challenge – and what can we do about it?