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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

Graphic of two people being taught by a teacherLatest issue: November 2023

In this issue of Longitudinal News, we feature the launch of our new Training Hub provides a free comprehensive resource for users of longitudinal population study data to increase their knowledge and skills in data management, cross-study analysis, dissemination, and impact.

Also included this month:

Read the latest issue of Longitudinal News

Previous issues of Longitudinal News


In the loop

UK Houses of ParliamentLatest issue: October 2023

‘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.

This month’s issue, covering July – September 2023, features:

  • Policy landscape review: Government and UKRI respond to Commons Science, Innovation and Technology Committee’s report on reproducibility and research integrity
  • Engagement opportunities: New opportunities announced by the Office of National Statistics, the House of Commons Education Committee, and the Commons Women’s and Equalities Committee.
  • Developing your skills: CLOSER launches the Policy Hub

Read the October 2023 issue of ‘In the loop’

Previous issues of ‘In the loop’