Talks Series

Tue 2nd March (10-11am)

Findings from the NSHD and future plans.
Researchers from the NSHD will talk about their recent findings, as well as their plans for the future.

Wed 3rd March (10-11am)

Findings from the NSHD clinics and future plans.
Researchers will provide an update on the clinical sub-studies and their future plans.

Thur 4th March (10-11am)

Findings from the COVID-19 questionnaires and cross cohort work.
Researchers from the NSHD will discuss information collected from the COVID questionnaires, and how we are working with other birth cohorts to inform government policy.

Tue 9th March (10-11am)

The history of the NSHD.
Mike Wadsworth (previous director and staff member from 1968) provides an insight into the history of the NSHD.

Wed 10th March (10-11am)

How historians are using the childhood questionnaires. 
Laura Carter, Lecturer in British History at the University of Paris and Laura Fenton, Research Associate at the University of Manchester discuss the different ways the NSHD childhood and early adult questionnaires can be used in historical and sociological research. They will explore what your questionnaires tell us about ordinary peoples’ experiences of growing up, going to school, and becoming an adult in 1950s and 1960s Britain, and why the NSHD is so unique for this purpose.

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