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 19 items

Single women living alone in later life: evidence from Understanding Society data

Hafiz T.A. Khan, Trish Hafford-Letchfield, Nicky Lambert

Social GroupsOlder PeopleDemographyWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSociology


Do green lifestyles improve life satisfaction?

Martin Binder, Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg

Environmental SociologyPsychologyWell BeingSocial Behaviour


Does becoming a parent make you think differently about the environment?

Gregory O. Thomas, Rose Fisher, Lorraine Whitmarsh, Taciano L. Milfont, Wouter Poortinga

Environmental SociologyPsychologyChildbearing: FertilitySocial BehaviourSociology Of Households


Drivers of poverty entry and persistence among older people in the UK

Ricky Kanabar

Older PeoplePovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome Dynamics


What is the impact of air pollution on life satisfaction for people living in England?

Sarah Knight, Peter Howley

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyWell Being


What is the relationship between health and social exclusion in older age?

Amanda Sacker, Andy Ross, Catherine MacLeod, Gopal Netuveli, Gill Windle

Older PeopleSocial ExclusionHealth


What’s driving unretirement – might it exacerbate inequalities in later life?

Loretta Platts, Laurie Corna, Diana Worts, Peggy McDonough, Debora Price

Older PeopleLabour Market


Quality of life in older age: commentary

Anna Dixon

Older PeopleSocial InclusionLabour MarketPoverty


The mental health of the 'hidden majority' of adults with intellectual disabilities

Chris Hatton, Eric Emerson, Janet Robertson, Susannah Baines

DisabilityWell BeingHealth


New caregivers give up paid employment

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

DisabilityOlder PeopleLabour MarketCaregiving


Sexual orientation and mental health: what can population studies offer?

Joanna Semlyen, Michael King, Justin Varney, Gareth Hagger-Johnson

Drug/Alcohol AbuseSocial GroupsPsychologyWell BeingHealthSurveys


Adult mental health: commentary

Paul Farmer

DisabilityPsychologyEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealth


Parents' health and children's help

John Ermisch

DisabilityOlder PeopleSocial NetworksHouseholdsHealthCaregiving


What happens to employment after an acute health shock?

Andrew Jones, Nigel Rice, Francesca Zantomio

DisabilityLabour MarketPublic PolicyHealth


Spousal health effects: the role of selection

James Banks, Elaine Kelly, James P. Smith

Older PeopleWell BeingHealth


Mapping family change – how families evolve

Nick Buck

PsychologySocial ChangeFamily Formation And DissolutionWell BeingSocial Psychology


Grandma and Grandpa – the unsung heroes of modern UK childcare

José Iparraguirre, Sarah Wellard

Older PeopleSocial NetworksChild DevelopmentHouseholdsPovertyCaregiving


Being lucky in love can matter in later life

Dieter Demey, Ann Berrington, Maria Evandrou, Jane Falkingham

Older PeoplePsychologyFamily Formation And DissolutionWell BeingSocial Psychology


The UK’s social fabric is tougher than you think

Paul Lambert, Dave Griffiths, Vernon Gayle, Mark Tranmer

Social NetworksPsychologySocial StructureSocietiesSocial Behaviour