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CLOSER Discovery is an online resource that enables researchers to search the data from eight leading UK longitudinal studies. We need your feedback to help us shape this resource to best meet the needs of its users.

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Our studies:

  • Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
  • 1970 British Cohort Study
  • Hertfordshire Cohort Study
  • Millennium Cohort Study
  • 1958 National Child Development Study
  • MRC National Survey of Health and Development
  • Southampton Women’s Survey
  • Understanding Society