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.

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New report: Factors associated with adverse childhood experiences in Scottish children: a prospective cohort study

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) have been associated with a range of poorer health and social outcomes throughout the …read more

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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

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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

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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

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GUS participants photo competition

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

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