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 62 items

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


Immigrants’ relative income and life satisfaction: comparison groups from a multi-generational perspective

Jing Shen, Irena Kogan

MigrationIncome DynamicsEthnic GroupsWell BeingSociologySocial Psychology


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


Does the higher education expansion in the UK reduce the returns to education? A comparison of returning-from-work versus fresh out-of-school graduates

Bin Huang, Lei Xu, Yu Zhu

Labour MarketEconomicsHigher Education


Does the religious context matter? The causal effect of religious diversity on individual life satisfaction in the UK

Jing Shen, Irena Kogan

Social GroupsArea EffectsGeographyReligionEthnic GroupsWell BeingSocial PsychologyRace Relations


Socioeconomic status and the structure of the self-concept

Matthew J. Easterbrook, Toon Kuppens, Antony S. R. Manstead

PsychologyDemographySocial StratificationSocial Psychology


Economic shocks on subjective well-being: re-assessing the determinants of life-satisfaction after the 2008 financial crisis

Aurelie Charles, Dongxu Wu, Zhongmin Wu

Social GroupsPsychologyEconomicsWell BeingFinanceSocial Psychology


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


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


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


Education, income and happiness: panel evidence for the UK

Felix R. FitzRoy, Michael A. Nolan

PsychologyEducationEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingLife Course AnalysisHigher Education


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 -

- -

Older PeopleDemographyResearchWell BeingHealthCaregiving


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


Against the odds? – A study of educational attainment and labour market position of the second-generation ethnic minority members in the UK

Yaojun Li

MigrationEducationLabour MarketEthnic GroupsSocial StratificationHigher Education


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


Impacts of smoke-free public places legislation on inequalities in youth smoking uptake: study protocol for a secondary analysis of UK survey data

Philip Emeka Anyanwu, Peter Craig, Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Michael James Green

Drug/Alcohol AbuseLaw And LegislationYoung PeopleHealthSocial BehaviourSocial Psychology


The oldest old and the risk of social exclusion

Wesley Key, Martin Culliney

Older PeopleArea EffectsSocial NetworksSocial ExclusionWell Being