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We’ve released our annual newsletter to GUS families, providing a summary of all that’s been achieved in the last year. Read it here

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A new report has been published in Pediatric Obesity, focusing on GUS data around the relationship between sweetened beverage consumption in children and overweight or obese weight outcomes.

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Children in our first birth cohort were invited to take part in a photography competition over Christmas. You can see the winner and runners up here 

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A new paper, which uses GUS data to analyse rates of physical activity among children, has been published in BMJ Open. Read here.

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GUS data from Birth Cohort 1 Sweep 8 is now available from the UK data service. The data features interviews with children in their first term of Primary 6, and is made up of interviews with carers, children, and cognitive tests. Click here to find out more.

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Read this article by GUS researcher Line Knudsed in the Parenting Across Scotland newsletter.

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New report from Skafida and Chambers on the positive association between sugar consumption and dental decay prevalence independent of oral hygiene in pre-school children.

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This report draws on data from Birth Cohort 1 (BC1) and Birth Cohort 2 (BC2) combined with administrative data from the Care Inspectorate to provide an understanding of characteristics of early learning and childcare (ELC) use and provision in Scotland.

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Read a blog from ScotCen researcher Eilidh Currie on GUS’s achievements in 2017. 

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This report uses data from the Growing Up in Scotland (GUS) longitudinal study to investigate the employment patterns of mothers during the first 5 years of their child’s life. The analysis draws on data relating to children in 2 birth cohorts: Birth Cohort 1 (BC1), children born in 2004/5 and Birth Cohort 2 (BC2), children born in 2010/11. Surveys were conducted when the children were aged 10 months, 3 years and 5 years, spanning the period 2005 – 2015.

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