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Closer - The home of longitudinal research


CLOSER regularly runs events and training workshops for a wide range of audiences, including new and experienced data users, policymakers and the third sector.

Students, early-career researchers and those new to longitudinal studies can also access a range of information and resources on the CLOSER Learning Hub.


    Accessing and using ‘real-world’ study data – a Stata-based introduction for newcomers to longitudinal research (2023)

    Running throughout March 2023, this course is designed to help you become familiar with the basics of data access, how to clean and prepare datasets, and how to use, report and interpret outputs of analysis.

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    Register now: Introducing longitudinal population studies from a biomedical science perspective: 1958, 1970, 1989-90 and 2000-01 birth cohorts

    Learn more about these longitudinal population studies, what biomedical data are collected, how to access the data, and case studies to help inspire your research.

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