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

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


The relationship between personality and job satisfaction across occupations

Maria Törnroos, Markus Jokela, Christian Hakulinen

PsychologyLabour MarketWell Being


Assessing the relationships between young adults’ travel and use of the internet over time

Guoqiang Wu, Jinhyun Hong, Piyushimita Thakuriah

Environmental SociologyInformation And Communication TechnologiesPsychologyYoung PeopleSocial AttitudesTravelSocial Behaviour


The role of the physical environment in adolescent mental health

Marie A.E. Mueller, Eirini Flouri, Theodora Kokosi

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsGeographyYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


Examining the link between flexible working arrangement bundles and employee work effort

Argyro Avgoustaki, Ioulia Bessa

PsychologyHuman CapitalSociology Of LabourLabour MarketEconomicsSocial Behaviour


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


An unequal playing field: extra-curricular activities, soft skills and social mobility

Michael Donnelly, Predrag Lažetić, Andres Sandoval-Hernandez, Kalyan Kumar, Sam Whewall

PsychologyYoung PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentPovertyPublic PolicyIncome DynamicsSportArtsSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Neighbourhood-level air pollution and greenspace and inflammation in adults

Emily Midouhas, Theodora Kokosi, Eirini Flouri

Environmental SociologyArea EffectsGeographyHealthBiology


Active travel: increasing levels of walking and cycling in England. Eleventh report of session 2017–19. Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report. Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 16 July 2019

Public PolicyPublic PolicyGovernmentGovernmentTransportTransportCommutingCommutingTravelTravel


Measuring poverty 2019: a report of the Social Metrics Commission

- -

DemographyHouseholdsPovertySocial Policy


Taking stock: report for the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Commission

George Bangham, Lindsay Judge

Public PolicySavings And AssetsHousing Market


Is that still the same? Has that changed? On the accuracy of measuring change with dependent interviewing

Annette Jäckle, Stephanie Eckman


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


The advantage and disadvantage of implicitly stratified sampling

Peter Lynn


The disutility of commuting? The effect of gender and local labor markets

Nikita Jacob, Luke Munford, Nigel Rice, Jennifer Roberts

Area EffectsTime UseUrban EconomyLabour MarketEconomicsWell BeingTransportCommuting


Publisher Correction: Protein-altering variants associated with body mass index implicate pathways that control energy intake and expenditure in obesity

Valérie Turcot, Yingchang Lu, Heather M. Highland, Claudia Schurmann, Anne E. Justice

MedicineScience And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


How can the scale and nature of labour market non-compliance in the UK best be assessed? Final report of a scoping study for the Director of Labour Market Enforcement

Ella Cockbain, Sam Scott, Krisztián Pósch, Ben Bradford

Law And LegislationLabour MarketPublic PolicyGovernment


Migration versus immobility, and ties to parents

John Ermisch, Clara H. Mulder

Area EffectsGeographyDemographyMigrationHouseholdsSociologyHousing Market


Self-employment and allostatic load

Pankaj C. Patel, Marcus T. Wolfe, Trenton A. Williams

Management: BusinessLabour MarketOrganizations And FirmsWell BeingHealthBiology


Understanding Society Innovation Panel Wave 11: results from methodological experiments

Jonathan Burton, Roxanne Connelly, Mick P. Couper, Thomas F. Crossley, Catherine De Vries


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

Jing Shen, Irena Kogan

MigrationIncome DynamicsEthnic GroupsWell BeingSociologySocial Psychology


The acceptability of collecting samples from Understanding Society participants for microbiome analysis

Lindsay Abbassian, Paul Vousden, Alice Coulter, Shavanthi Rajatileka, Jonathan Burton

Survey MethodologyBiology


Increasing participation in a mobile app study: the effects of a sequential mixed-mode design and in-interview invitation

Annette Jäckle, Alexander Wenz, Jonathan Burton, Mick P. Couper

Information And Communication TechnologiesSurvey Methodology


The acceptability and feasibility of asking monthly “life-event” questions in between waves of a panel study

Anna Horsley, Kelsey Beninger, Naomi Day, Gurprit Dhillon, Annette Jäckle

Survey MethodologyLife Course Analysis


Contemporary ethnic minority entrepreneurship in the UK

Elizabeth Daniel, Andrew Henley, Muhammad Naveed Anwar

Management: BusinessLabour MarketOrganizations And FirmsEthnic Groups