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Help us improve your experience of taking part

Every time you take part in Child of the New Century, you make a valuable contribution to science. As we start to plan the next big survey in 2023, we’d like to get your feedback on what it’s like being part of the study.

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COVID-19 antibody testing

We are now inviting everyone who completed one or more of our three COVID-19 surveys to take part in a COVID-19 antibody test. This will help us build a clearer picture of who has had COVID-19 and learn more about why some people develop severe disease and others do not.

Initial findings from the Age 17 Survey

Our research team have done some initial analysis of the information you shared with us at age 17. Their findings on mental health, obesity and risky activities, like drinking and drug taking, have all been covered in the national media in recent months.