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Data discoverability
26 July 2022
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New data added to CLOSER Discovery

Researchers can now search and explore new data in CLOSER Discovery – the UK’s most detailed search engine for longitudinal population studies – with the addition of over 12,000 new variables.  

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CLOSER news
31 March 2022
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CLOSER funding extended to September 2024

CLOSER is pleased to announce that its funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has been extended until September 2024.

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Training and capacity building
08 March 2022

New demo animations created for the CLOSER Learning Hub

A new set of ‘Getting started’ animations have been launched on the CLOSER Learning Hub.

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CLOSER news
23 February 2022
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Dr Suparna De joins the CLOSER team

CLOSER is pleased to welcome Dr Suparna De to the team in the role of Honorary Senior Research Fellow.

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Data harmonisation
07 February 2022
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New harmonised data gives insight into pre-teen mental health

Harmonised mental health measures utilised by longitudinal studies at age 10/11 are available to download via the UK Data Service.

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Training and capacity building
30 November 2021
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Two new case studies added to CLOSER Learning Hub

Two new research case studies highlighting cross-study research have been added to the CLOSER Learning Hub.

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Data discoverability
19 October 2021
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Next Steps and new COVID-19 variables added to CLOSER Discovery

Over 18,000 new variables have been added to CLOSER Discovery – the UK’s most detailed search engine for longitudinal population studies.

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Policy
30 July 2021
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CLOSER Policy alert – New POSTnote: Mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on adults

CLOSER’s COVID-19 Longitudinal Research Hub has been cited in a new research briefing published by the Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology (POST).

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Data harmonisation
15 July 2021
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CLOSER report sheds new light on harmonising longitudinal measures of mental health

CLOSER has published a new report documenting the reliability and measurement equivalence of mental health questionnaires within and across six British cohort studies.

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Data harmonisation
15 June 2021
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New cognitive content added to CLOSER’s cross-study data guide

A new interactive overview of the within- and between-study coverage of cognitive constructs across five British birth cohorts has been added to CLOSER’s cognitive measures cross-study data guide.

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