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Was there a ‘Youthquake’ in the 2017 general election?

Patrick Sturgis, Will Jennings

PoliticsPublic OpinionElections. Electoral BehaviourYoung PeopleSurvey Methodology


Who is tech savvy? Exploring the adoption of smartphones and tablets: an empirical investigation

Emmanuel Apergis

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial GroupsOlder PeopleSocial NetworksMediaMarketingDemographyYoung PeopleOrganizations And FirmsSocial Psychology


Informal caregiving patterns and trajectories of psychological distress in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Rebecca E. Lacey, Anne McMunn, Elizabeth Webb

DisabilityOlder PeoplePsychologyWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCaregiving


Who got the Brexit blues? The effect of Brexit on subjective wellbeing in the UK

Nattavudh Powdthavee, Anke C. Plagnol, Paul Frijters, Andrew E. Clark

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourWell Being


Returns to work after retirement: a prospective study of unretirement in the United Kingdom

Loretta G. Platts, Laurie M. Corna, Diana Worts, Peggy McDonough, Debora Price

Older PeopleLabour MarketEconomicsLife Course Analysis


The evolutionary dynamics and fitness landscape of clonal haematopoiesis

Caroline J. Watson, Alana Papula, Yeuk P.G. Poon, Wing H. Wong, Andrew L. Young

Older PeopleHealthLife Course AnalysisBiologyGenetics


Intergenerational transmission and support for EU membership in the United Kingdom: the case of Brexit

Stuart Fox, Jennifer May Hampton, Esther Muddiman, Chris Taylor

PoliticsOlder PeoplePublic OpinionElections. Electoral BehaviourYoung PeopleLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesInternational Economic RelationsSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Ethnic minority voters in the UK 2015 general election: a breakthrough for the Conservative party?

Nicole S. Martin

PoliticsElections. Electoral BehaviourEthnic Groups


Re-thinking social exclusion in later life: a case for a new framework for measurement

Catherine A. MacLeod, Andy Ross, Amanda Sacker, Gopalakrishnan Netuveli, Gill Windle

Older PeopleSocial Exclusion


Who voted for Brexit? Individual and regional data combined

Eleonora Alabrese, Sascha O. Becker, Thiemo Fetzer, Dennis Novy

PoliticsArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyInternational Economic Relations


Co-resident care-giving and problematic sleep among older people: evidence from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Emma Maun, Karen Glaser, Laurie Corna

Older PeopleHouseholdsWell BeingHealthCaregiving


The puzzle of high political partisanship among ethnic minority young people in Great Britain

Nicole Martin, Jonathan Mellon

PoliticsSocial GroupsElections. Electoral BehaviourMigrationYoung PeopleEthnic GroupsSociology Of Households


The association between informal caregiving and exit from employment among older workers: prospective findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Ewan Carr, Emily T. Murray, Paola Zaninotto, Dorina Cadar, Jenny Head

DisabilityOlder PeopleLabour MarketCaregiving


Ethnicity and grandparental child care in the United Kingdom

Valeria Bordone, Maria Evandrou, Athina Vlachantoni

Older PeopleYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentHouseholdsEthnic GroupsCaregiving


Forecasting the care needs of the older population in England over the next 20 years: estimates from the Population Ageing and Care Simulation (PACSim) modelling study

Andrew Kingston, Adelina Comas-Herrera, Carol Jagger

Older PeopleDemographyWell BeingHealthMicrosimulationCaregiving


Very elderly people needing 24 hour care will double by 2035, study suggests - research news -

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Older PeopleDemographyResearchWell BeingHealthCaregiving


The Big Five personality traits and partisanship in England

Toke Aidt, Christopher Rauh

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourLife Course Analysis


Shared partisanship, household norms and turnout: testing a relational theory of electoral participation

Edward Fieldhouse, David Cutts

PoliticsElections. Electoral BehaviourSocial CapitalSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Population priorities for successful aging: a randomized vignette experiment

Elise Whitley, Michaela Benzeval, Frank Popham

Older PeopleDemographySurvey MethodologyWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Immobility and the Brexit vote

Neil Lee, Katy Morris, Thomas Kemeny

PoliticsPublic OpinionArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyMigrationSociology Of Households


Projections of multi-morbidity in the older population in England to 2035: estimates from the Population Ageing and Care Simulation (PACSim) model

Andrew Kingston, Louise Robinson, Heather Booth, Martin Knapp, Carol Jagger

Older PeopleHealthMicrosimulationLife Course Analysis


Seeking assistance in later life: how do older people evaluate their need for assistance?

Krysia Canvin, Catherine A. MacLeod, Gill Windle, Amanda Sacker

Older PeopleArea EffectsSocial NetworksGeographyWell BeingHealthSocial PolicyCaregiving


Occupational and educational inequalities in exit from employment at older ages: evidence from seven prospective cohorts

Ewan Carr, Maria Fleischmann, Marcel Goldberg, Diana Kuh, Emily T. Murray

Older PeopleLabour MarketHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial Stratification


The oldest old and the risk of social exclusion

Wesley Key, Martin Culliney

Older PeopleArea EffectsSocial NetworksSocial ExclusionWell Being


Vitamin D and cognitive function: a Mendelian randomisation study

Jane Maddock, Ang Zhou, Alana Cavadino, Elżbieta Kuźma, Yanchun Bao

Older PeoplePsychologyScience And TechnologyHealthLife Course AnalysisGenetics