Latest research

Discover which publications have used Understanding Society data by using this search facility. The research can be filtered by subject, publication type, author and year of publication.

Please let us know about your research

Reset
Search found 36 items

Systematic underestimation of the epigenetic clock and age acceleration in older subjects

Louis Y. El Khoury, Tyler Gorrie-Stone, Melissa Smart, Amanda Hughes, Yanchun Bao

Older PeopleLife Course AnalysisBiologyGenetics


Contribution of the rise in cohabiting parenthood to family instability: cohort change in Italy, Great Britain, and Scandinavia

Elizabeth Thomson, Maria Winkler-Dworak, Éva Beaujouan

DemographySocial ChangeFamily Formation And DissolutionChildbearing: FertilityMicrosimulationLife Course Analysis


Birth cohorts in Understanding Society: a description

Alina Pelikh

DemographySocial ChangeSurvey MethodologyResearchLife Course AnalysisSurveys


Happiness and voting: evidence from four decades of elections in Europe

George Ward

PoliticsPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourPublic PolicyGovernmentWell BeingFinance


Phenome-wide association analysis of LDL-cholesterol lowering genetic variants in PCSK9

Amand F. Schmidt, Michael V. Holmes, David Preiss, Daniel I. Swerdlow, Ghazaleh Fatemifar

HealthBiologyGenetics


P06 Genetics of juvenile idiopathic arthritis: the identification of a novel risk locus and clinical subgroup analysis -conference paper abstract-

John Bowes, Annie Yarwood, Samantha Smith, Damian Tarasek, Wendy Thomson

MedicineHealthBiologyGenetics


Associations of autozygosity with a broad range of human phenotypes

David W. Clark, Yukinori Okada, Kristjan H.S. Moore, Dan Mason, Nicola Pirastu

Childbearing: FertilityBiologyGenetics


What is shared care?

Tina Haux, Renee Reichl Luthra

Social ChangeFamily Formation And DissolutionChildbearing: FertilitySurvey MethodologySociology Of HouseholdsCaregiving


The transferability of lipid loci across African, Asian and European cohorts

Karoline Kuchenbaecker, Nikita Telkar, Theresa Reiker, Robin G. Walters, Kuang Lin

MedicineDemographyEthnic GroupsHealthBiologyGenetics


Post-conflict area-based regeneration policy in deprived urban neighbourhoods

Gretta Mohan, Alberto Longo, Frank Kee

Area EffectsGeographySocial ExclusionUrban EconomyReligionEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsGovernment


Welfare safety net. Twenty-eighth report of session 2017–19. Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report. Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 17 July 2019

PovertyWelfare BenefitsGovernmentSocial Policy


Active travel: increasing levels of walking and cycling in England. Eleventh report of session 2017–19. Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report. Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 16 July 2019

Public PolicyPublic PolicyGovernmentGovernmentTransportTransportCommutingCommutingTravelTravel


Publisher Correction: Protein-altering variants associated with body mass index implicate pathways that control energy intake and expenditure in obesity

Valérie Turcot, Yingchang Lu, Heather M. Highland, Claudia Schurmann, Anne E. Justice

MedicineScience And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


How can the scale and nature of labour market non-compliance in the UK best be assessed? Final report of a scoping study for the Director of Labour Market Enforcement

Ella Cockbain, Sam Scott, Krisztián Pósch, Ben Bradford

Law And LegislationLabour MarketPublic PolicyGovernment


A new family equilibrium? Changing dynamics between the gender division of labor and fertility in Great Britain, 1991–2017

Muzhi Zhou,  Man Yee Kan

DemographySocial ChangeLabour MarketChildbearing: FertilitySociology Of Households


Data resource profile: Cohort and Longitudinal Studies Enhancement Resources (CLOSER)

Dara O’Neill, Michaela Benzeval, Andy Boyd, Lisa Calderwood, Cyrus Cooper

DemographySocial ChangeSurvey MethodologyLife Course AnalysisSurveys


Trans-ethnic association study of blood pressure determinants in over 750,000 individuals

Ayush Giri, Jacklyn N. Hellwege, Jacob M. Keaton, Jihwan Park, Chengxiang Qiu

Ethnic GroupsHealthBiologyGenetics


Guidance for DNA methylation studies: statistical insights from the Illumina EPIC array

Georgina Mansell, Tyler J. Gorrie-Stone, Yanchun Bao, Meena Kumari, Leonard S. Schalkwyk

Statistical AnalysisBiologyGenetics


Assessing the robustness of sisVIVE in a Mendelian randomization study to estimate the causal effect of body mass index on income using multiple SNPs from Understanding Society

Yanchun Bao, Paul Clarke, Melissa Smart, Meena Kumari

Income DynamicsBiologyGenetics


Assessing potential shared genetic aetiology between body mass index and sleep duration in 142,209 individuals

Victoria Garfield, Ghazaleh Fatemifar, Caroline Dale, Melissa Smart, Yanchun Bao

Science And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


Housework, gender role attitudes, and couples' fertility intentions: reconsidering men's roles in gender theories of family change

Barbara S. Okun, Liat Raz-Yurovich

Social ChangeChildbearing: FertilityLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesSociology Of Households


Bigmelon: tools for analysing large DNA methylation datasets

Tyler J. Gorrie-Stone, Melissa Smart, Ayden Saffari, Karim Malki, Eilis Hannon

Statistical AnalysisComputingGenetics


Persistent poverty in Scotland 2010-2017

- -

Area EffectsStatistical AnalysisDemographyHouseholdsPovertyGovernmentIncome DynamicsSocial Policy


Genetic landscape of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease identifies heterogeneous cell-type and phenotype associations

Phuwanat Sakornsakolpat, Dmitry Prokopenko, Maxime Lamontagne, Nicola F. Reeve, Anna L. Guyatt

Drug/Alcohol AbuseHealthBiologyGenetics


World happiness report 2019

- -

Information And Communication TechnologiesPsychologyGovernmentWell BeingSocietiesSocial CapitalHealth