Welcome to the Longitudinal Studies Centre Scotland where you can find out more about our work. The LSCS projects focus on linking data over time to produce longitudinal research resources that inform a wide variety of disciplines.

The Digitising Scotland project will digitise vital events records (births, marriages and deaths) for people living in Scotland since 1855, allowing research access to individual level information on the Scottish population from 1855 onwards. View more...

The SLS-DSU develops and supports the Scottish Longitudinal Study, a large-scale linkage study using data from administrative and statistical sources. The SLS follows 5.3% of the Scottish population from 1991 onwards. View the Scottish Longitudinal Study website...

The Administrative Data Research Centre for Scotland is led by the University of Edinburgh, and brings together major Scottish research centres and involves world-leading experts in the theory, methods and policy of linking records for secondary uses. View the Administrative Data Research Centre – Scotland (ADRC-S) website...