Multiple health behaviours of parents and children

A new study study of multiple health behaviours of parents and their dependent children has been published by the Public Health Research Consortium. The report was carried out as part of a project on multiple health behaviours led by by Hilary Graham at the University of York with Catherine Law (UCL), Lucinda Platt (LSE) and … More Multiple health behaviours of parents and children

Bullying paper wins prize

Stella Chatzitheochari was recently awarded the LIVES Best Paper Award for Young Scholars for her co-authored paper on childhood disability and bullying. The paper, Doubly Disadvantaged? Bullying Experiences Among Disabled Children and Young People in England, was co-authored with Lucinda Platt from LSE and Samantha Parsons from UCL and was published in the journal, Sociology. … More Bullying paper wins prize

Ethnic group neighbourhood concentration and employment

The ethnic concentration of a neighbourhood has varying effects on employment prospects for men and women across different ethnicities There are longstanding debates about whether neighbourhood segregation of ethnic minorities promotes minorities’ economic success or whether it constrain opportunities. Carolina Zuccotti and Lucinda Platt show that growing up in a neighbourhood with a higher proportion … More Ethnic group neighbourhood concentration and employment

Being bullied: the experiences of disabled children and young people

Children and young people with disabilities are more likely to be bullied at school compared to those students with no known disabilities. That’s one of the main findings from research conducted with Stella Chatzitheochari (University of Warwick) and Sam Parsons (University College London). We analysed data from the Millennium Cohort Study and Next Steps (formerly known as Longitudinal Study of … More Being bullied: the experiences of disabled children and young people

Dual ethnic and national identities

Patterns of Minority and Majority Identification in a Multicultural Society explores dual and individual ethnic and national identies among the UK’s minority and majority populations. Using the acculturation framework popularised by Berry it explores the strenght of minority groups’ ethnic and British identities and how they covary. It also capitalises on the fact that the … More Dual ethnic and national identities

Sampling new migrants

Adapting chain referral methods to sample new migrants: Possibilities and limitations is research published in Demographic Research.The research provides an evaluation of Respondent-Driven Sampling for surveying recent immigrants and suggests an adaptation that may be effective under certain conditions. Access the article from the Demographic Research website Read a blog about this research. Photo credit: Epic … More Sampling new migrants

Bullying among disabled children and young people

Doubly disadvantaged? Bullying experiences among disabled children and young people in England is research looking at bullying among school-aged children and adolescents. Drawing on nationally representative longitudinal data from the Millennium Cohort Study and the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England, nationally representative longitudinal data from the Millennium Cohort Study and the Longitudinal Study of Young … More Bullying among disabled children and young people