Growing Up in Scotland is a longitudinal research study, tracking the lives of thousands of children & their families from the early years, through childhood and beyond. The main aim of the study is to provide new information to support policy-making in Scotland but it is also intended to provide a resource for practitioners, academics, the voluntary sector and parents.


New report: Overweight and Obesity at Age 10

Study published by the Scottish Government which investigates trajectories of overweight and obesity during the primary school years …read more


GUS Annual Newsletter

We’ve released our annual newsletter to GUS families, providing a summary of all that’s been achieved in the …read more


New report: the relationship between sweetened beverage consumption and the risk of obesity in children

A new report has been published in Pediatric Obesity, focusing on GUS data around the relationship between sweetened …read more


GUS participants photo competition

Children in our first birth cohort were invited to take part in a photography competition over Christmas. You …read more


New paper using GUS data

A new paper, which uses GUS data to analyse rates of physical activity among children, has been published in …read more

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