This event ‘sold out’ so we’ve moved it to a bigger room, so more tickets are now available – please share the message & draft Programme, below, widely!


Also, we’ve added two speakers with experience of working with US census data to our Programme – see below for further details.


Best wishes,






I’d like to invite you to an event that CeLSIUS is holding on 28th March 2018 to showcase PhD research using the ONS LS and census microdata.  In the morning, presentations will be given by current/recent PhD students who have used the LS in their research; In the afternoon there’s an ONS LS/census microdata training session and, now, presentations from North American speakers with current/past experience of working with American census data – please see the draft Programme copied into this email, below.


To ensure a place, please book a ticket here:  https://tinyurl.com/yb9nqdsp.  Please forward this message on to anyone who might be interested in attending this event.


Hope to see you on 28th March!


Best wishes,

Jo Tomlinson


Administrative Officer

Centre for Longitudinal Study Information and User Support (CeLSIUS)

UCL Department of Epidemiology and Public Health (EPH)


Postal address: CeLSIUS, EPH Dept, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT

Visiting address: Room 302L, 1-19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB


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A Showcase of Student Research Using the ONS Longitudinal Study (LS) and Census Microdata (aka Samples of Anonymised Records/SARs)

At UCL, Rooms 114 & B29, Foster Court, Malet Place, London WC1E 7JG


On 28th March 2018

10.00 Refreshments and registration, Room 422

10.30 Welcome – Nicola Shelton, CeLSIUS Director, Room 422

10.40 Introduction to the ONS LS and census microdata – Oliver Duke-Williams, CeLSIUS Senior Advisor, Room 422

11.00 Children and migrants [working title] – Matthew Wallace, PhD completed at Liverpool University, now working at INED (the French Institute for Demographic Studies), Paris, Room 422

11.20 Refreshments, Room 422

11.50 Geographic and social mobility [working title] – Frances Darlington-Pollock, PhD completed at Leeds University, now working at Liverpool University, Room 422

12.10 Empirical essays in family economics [working title] – Tanya Wilson, PhD completed at Royal Holloway, University of London, now working at Stirling University, Room 422

12.30 Job polarisation [working title] – Sanne Velthuis, PhD in progress at Coventry University, Room 422

12.50 Explaining the London Effect by investigating sorting patterns [working title] – Jack Blundell, DPhil in progress at Oxford University, Room 422

1.10 Lunch (provided), Room 422

2.00 Title to be decided – J. Trent Alexander, Associate Director and Research Professor at ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research), University of Michigan. Formerly, Assistant Center Chief, Center for Administrative Records Research and Applications (CARRA), United States Census Bureau, Room 422

2.30   Title to be decided – Katie Genadek, Research Scientist, Director of Public Core, IPUMS (Integrated Public Use Microdata Series) -USA Project Manager, Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, Room 422

3.00   How you get to use the ONS LS and census microdata using Nesstar – Oliver Duke-Williams, CeLSIUS Senior Advisor, Room B29


Practical session: concurrent training in the use of the ONS LS and census microdata – the CeLSIUS team, Room B29

4.30 – 4.40 Closure – Nicola Shelton, CeLSIUS Director, Room 422