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 112 items

Variations in migration motives over distance

Michael Thomas, Brian Gillespie, Nik Lomax

GeographyDemographyMigrationHouseholds


Employment, education, and family: revealing the motives behind internal migration in Great Britain

Michael J. Thomas

GeographyMigrationHouseholds


Household location in English cities

David Cuberes, Cristina Sechel, Jennifer Roberts

Area EffectsGeographyUrban EconomyHouseholdsIncome Dynamics


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


Who voted for Brexit? Individual and regional data combined

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

PoliticsArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyInternational Economic Relations


Distributional consequences of technological change: worker-level evidence

Thomas Kurer, Aina Gallego

PoliticsInformation And Communication TechnologiesScience And TechnologyLabour MarketEconomicsWell Being


Multivariate genome-wide analyses of the well-being spectrum

Bart M. L. Baselmans, Rick Jansen, Hill F. Ip, Jenny van Dongen, Abdel Abdellaoui

PsychologyMedicineScience And TechnologyWell BeingHealthBiologyGenetics


Relative density of away from home food establishments and food spend for 24,047 households in England: a cross-sectional study

Tarra L. Penney, Thomas Burgoine, Pablo Monsivais

Area EffectsGeographyHousehold EconomicsHealthSocial Behaviour


Exome chip meta-analysis fine maps causal variants and elucidates the genetic architecture of rare coding variants in smoking and alcohol use

David M. Brazel, Yu Jiang, Jordan M. Hughey, Valérie Turcot, Xiaowei Zhan

Drug/Alcohol AbuseMedicineScience And TechnologyPsychiatryHealthBiologyGenetics


Ethnic disparities in neighbourhood selection: understanding the role of income

Rory Coulter, William A.V. Clark

Area EffectsGeographyIncome DynamicsHousehold EconomicsEthnic GroupsSocial Stratification


Leveraging DNA-methylation quantitative-trait loci to characterize the relationship between methylomic variation, gene expression, and complex traits

Eilis Hannon, Tyler J. Gorrie-Stone, Melissa Smart, Joe Burrage, Amanda Hughes

Science And TechnologyResearchHealthBiologyGenetics


Well-being effects of self-employment: a spatial inquiry

Maria Abreu, Özge Öner, Aleid Brouwer, Eveline van Leeuwen

Area EffectsGeographyManagement: BusinessLabour MarketEconomicsWell Being


Exploring ethnic and generational differences in gender role attitudes among immigrant populations in Britain: the role of neighborhood ethnic composition

Senhu Wang, Rory Coulter

Area EffectsGeographyMigrationEthnic GroupsSocial Attitudes


Genetic analysis of over one million people identifies 535 novel loci for blood pressure

Evangelos Evangelou, Helen R. Warren, David Mosen-Ansorena, Borbala Mifsud, Raha Pazoki

MedicineScience And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


Who voted for Brexit? Individual and regional data combined

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

PoliticsArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyInternational Economic Relations


Migration versus immobility, and ties to parents

John Ermisch, Clara H. Mulder

Area EffectsGeographyDemographyMigrationHouseholdsSociologyHousing Market


Place and preference effects on the association between mental health and internal migration within Great Britain

Sam Wilding, David Martin, Graham Moon

Area EffectsPsychologyGeographyDemographyMigrationWell BeingHealth


IQ and political attitudes across British regions and local authorities

Noah Carl

PoliticsArea EffectsPsychologyGeographySocial AttitudesSocial Stratification


Stressed out? An investigation of whether allostatic load mediates associations between neighbourhood deprivation and health

Lucy Prior, David Manley, Kelvyn Jones

Area EffectsGeographyPovertyWell BeingHealthBiology


Do low-paid workers benefit from the urban escalator? Evidence from British cities

Sanne Velthuis, Paul Sissons, Nigel Berkeley

Area EffectsGeographyUrban EconomyLabour MarketEconomicsWages And Earnings


Housing subsidies and property prices: evidence from England

Nils Braakmann, Stephen McDonald

Area EffectsGeographyEconomicsPublic PolicyWelfare BenefitsHousing Market


Social-demographic indicators, cognitive ability, personality traits, and region as independent predictors of income: findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS)

Adrian Furnham, Helen Cheng

Area EffectsPsychologyGeographyDemographyIncome DynamicsWages And EarningsFinanceSocial Stratification


Neighborhood deprivation and biomarkers of health in Britain: the mediating role of the physical environment

M. Pia Chaparro, Michaela Benzeval, Elizabeth Richardson, Richard Mitchell

Area EffectsGeographyHealthBiology


Did austerity cause Brexit?

Thiemo Fetzer

PoliticsPublic OpinionArea EffectsGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourEconomicsPovertyInternational Economic Relations


Do ethnic networks influence circular migration? Evidence from the UK

Majlinda Joxhe

Social GroupsSocial NetworksGeographyMigrationLabour MarketEthnic Groups