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 223 items

Boomerang kids and parents’ well-being: adaptation, stressors, and social norms

Marco Tosi

Older PeopleEconomicsWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Work–family lifecourses and later-life health in the United Kingdom

Marco Tosi, Emily Grundy

Older PeopleSocial NetworksLabour MarketWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationSociology Of Households


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


Gender and work in Scotland: findings from Understanding Society

- -, - -

Time UseTime UseLabour MarketLabour MarketUnemploymentUnemploymentChildbearing: FertilityChildbearing: FertilityLife Course AnalysisLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesSocial AttitudesSociology Of HouseholdsSociology Of HouseholdsCaregivingCaregiving


Birth cohorts in Understanding Society: a description

Alina Pelikh

DemographySocial ChangeSurvey MethodologyResearchLife Course AnalysisSurveys


Enhancing data around early life in Understanding Society: scientific opportunities and considerations

Michaela Benzeval

Young PeopleChild DevelopmentHouseholdsChildbearing: FertilitySurvey MethodologyResearchLife Course AnalysisSurveysBiology


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

George Ward

PoliticsPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourPublic PolicyGovernmentWell BeingFinance


Ethnic differences in functional limitations by age across the adult life course

Emily D. Williams, Anna Cox, Rachel Cooper

Ethnic GroupsWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Did austerity cause Brexit?

Thiemo Fetzer

PoliticsPublic OpinionArea EffectsGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsPovertyInternational Economic Relations


Provider or father? British men’s work hours and work hour preferences after the birth of a child

Stefanie Hoherz, Mark L. Bryan

Labour MarketHouseholdsChildbearing: FertilityLife Course Analysis


Employment pathways and occupational change after childbirth: infographics

Susan Harkness, Magda Borkowska, Alina Pelikh

DemographyLabour MarketHouseholdsChildbearing: FertilityWages And EarningsLife Course Analysis


What influences mothers’ decisions about returning to work after having a baby? Understanding the role of childcare in returning to employment – an Understanding Society and Coram Family and Childcare briefing

- -

Area EffectsSocial NetworksGeographyLabour MarketHouseholdsChildbearing: FertilityHousehold EconomicsLife Course AnalysisSociology Of HouseholdsCaregiving


Employment pathways and occupational change after childbirth

Susan Harkness, Magda Borkowska, Alina Pelikh

DemographyLabour MarketHouseholdsChildbearing: FertilityWages And EarningsLife Course Analysis


Economic insecurity and the rise of the right

Walter Bossert, Andrew E. Clark, Conchita D’Ambrosio, Anthony Lepinteur

PoliticsPublic OpinionElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsIncome DynamicsSocial Attitudes


Understanding how immigrant fertility differentials vary over the reproductive life course

Ben Wilson

DemographyMigrationChildbearing: FertilityEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


Biomarkers as precursors of disability

Apostolos Davillas, Stephen Pudney

DisabilityHealthLife Course AnalysisBiology


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

Patrick Sturgis, Will Jennings

PoliticsPublic OpinionElections. Electoral BehaviourYoung PeopleSurvey Methodology


The UK citizenship process: political integration or marginalization?

David Bartram

PoliticsSocial ExclusionSocial InclusionMigrationPublic PolicyEthnic GroupsSocietiesSocial CapitalSociology


Contributions of path-dependency and social capital drivers to housing tenure transitions in Britain

Oluwadamilola Aguda

Area EffectsYoung PeopleHouseholdsSocial CapitalLife Course AnalysisHousing MarketSocial Behaviour


Early-life inequalities and biological ageing: a multisystem Biological Health Score approach in Understanding Society

Maryam Karimi, Raphaële Castagné, Cyrille Delpierre, Gaëlle Albertus, Eloïse Berger

HealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


Mind the “happiness” gap: the relationship between cohabitation, marriage, and subjective well-being in the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, and Norway

Brienna Perelli-Harris, Stefanie Hoherz, Trude Lappegard, Ann Evans

Family Formation And DissolutionWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


The change and stability of NEO scores over six-years: a British study and a short review

Adrian Furnham, Helen Cheng

PsychologySurvey MethodologyLife Course Analysis


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