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CLOSER produces four main newsletters designed to keep you up to date with all the latest news and blogs, research, events, and policy developments from the longitudinal population study community.

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Below you’ll find previous issues of Longitudinal News and ‘In the loop’ – our quarterly policy update.

Longitudinal News

A couple hold hands in front of a LGBTQ+ flagLatest issue: November 2022

This month’s issue of Longitudinal News features our latest Learning Hub research case study showcasing what longitudinal population studies can tell us about health inequalities and sexual orientation.

Other updates include blogs on how the Learning Hub can help you overcome researchers’ block, developing new training resources for researchers, and news of the CLOSER Discovery team attending this year’s European Data Documentation Initiative (EDDI) conference. Plus, catch up on all the latest news, events and research from the longitudinal research community.

Read the latest issue of Longitudinal News

Previous issues of Longitudinal News


January 2022 | February 2022 | March 2022 | April 2022 | May 2022 | June 2022 | July 2022 | September 2022 | October 2022


February 2021 | March 2021 | April 2021 | May 2021 | June 2021 | July 2021August 2021 | September 2021 | October 2021 | November 20212021 highlights (December 2021)


February 2020 | May 2020: Special COVID-19 Edition | July 2020 | 11 new studies join the CLOSER consortium in first phase of expansion (Newsflash) | October 2020 | December 2020 | 2020 highlights


March 2019 | Preparing for the future of longitudinal science – CLOSER publishes conference report (Newsflash) | August 2019 | October 2019 | December 2019


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In the loop

UK Houses of Parliament‘In the loop’ is CLOSER’s quarterly policy update which features a round up of the latest developments in the policy landscape, open opportunities to engage with policy and decision makers, and new resources for improving your public engagement knowledge & skills.

Read the July – Sept 2022 issue of ‘In the loop’

Previous issues of ‘In the loop’

2022: Q2 April – June |