How your data is being used

First daughter research reaches wide-ranging audience

The ‘Leading ladies: Firstborn girls aim higher’ story was published in countless newspapers and magazines worldwide.

Strength test success at Natural History Museum

The Understanding Society team compared your grip strengths with thousands of people at the Natural History Museum and someone scored off the chart! (85kg)

Participant runs marathon and thanks Understanding Society

An Understanding Society participant says that running the London Marathon was one of the best things she has ever done!

Needs of our ageing population are highlighted

A new report has used Understanding Society to shine a light on how the system of health and care is working for older people in England at the moment.

More UK children living with both birth parents

The proportion of children whose parents are raising them together rose from 67% in 2010/11 to 69% in 2011/12, according to a press release issued by the Department for Work and Pensions.

Who's using Understanding Society?

Thanks to you, thousands of researchers are now making use of the information you have provided in your interviews. The Understanding Society team works hard to keep track of exactly who’s using it and how the research is making a difference to society.

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