In a new blog for Child of our Time, Dr Cara Booker explains her research with Professor Yvonne Kelly of the ESRC International Centre for Lifecourse Studies at UCL, which tracks the health and happiness of the UK’s children
ISER researchers discuss their work in these blog posts.
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Stress levels of working mothers: what could help improve their health?
Dr Cara Booker explains the findings of a pioneering new study using biological markers collected in blood samples alongside socio-economic data, to understand how working patterns exacerbate or alleviate stress in working mothers
Mental health risks to girls who spend more than an hour a day on social media
Dr Cara Booker’s blog piece for The Conversation examines the health risks to children and young teens of increasing amounts of time on social media
Out of work again? The psychological impacts of repeated unemployment
Researchers Cara Booker from the University of Essex and Amanda Sacker at the International Centre for Lifecourse Studies at UCL used the long-running British Household Panel Survey to examine the psychological well-being of people who have repeatedly lost their jobs.
On youth and happiness in a rapidly changing world
- Cara Booker
- Gundi Knies
ISER’s research into the wellbeing of children and young people is having a positive impact on the policy agenda as thinktanks, third sector and industry absorb the findings