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

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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...

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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 more...

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CALLS Hub is an ESRC-funded project which aims to support, promote and harmonise the work of the three UK census-based Longitudinal Studies and their Research Support Units (CeLSIUS, NILS-RSU and SLS-DSU). View more...

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The Administrative Data Liaison Service (ADLS) is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to support administrative data based research in the UK. The ADLS works closely with the academic community and government departments and provides a number of resources and services to raise awareness, use and sharing of administrative data for research. View more...

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SYLLS has been working to develop artificial datasets for use by researchers. Synthetic data are designed to look and behave like the real data contained in the SLS, ONS LS and NILS, but without the same access restrictions. View more...