The Harvard Second Generation Study (G2) seeks to understand the intergenerational factors that contribute to healthy aging. In the mid-1940s, over 700 young men in Boston participated in extensive interviews about life and health.
The Padua Study is an evaluation of the impact of a Catholic Charities Fort Worth program designed to help struggling families get back on their feet.
Expanding STEM Talent study is a longitudinal mixed mode web/mail survey of students at UW Colleges, Madison College and Milwaukee Area Technical College.
UWSC conducted a series of focus groups, then launched a pilot effort to collect human microbiome samples, drinking water samples and tests, and a self-administered questionnaire from a subset of Graduate and Sibling participants and their spouses or partners for the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS).
The WLS is a unique, large-scale longitudinal study of adults and their families that covers more than half a century of life. It is a valuable resource for research on aging, life course, inter-generational transfers, relationships, family functioning, long term effects of education and cognitive ability, occupational careers, physical and mental well-being, and morbidity and mortality.
The Chicago Longitudinal Study (CLS) is being done to investigate the long-term effects of early childhood interventions on the educational and social development of 1,539 individuals who grew up in high-poverty neighborhoods in Chicago.
This project examined the effects of the foster care system on young adults in Wisconsin.