Understanding social circumstances of the veteran population
This study aims to provide an overview of the social circumstances of the Scottish veterans population and to compare and contrast their situation to a comparable group of people drawn from the general population.
Investigating positive youth development
This study aims to examine the impact of chilhood participation in Scouts, Guides and other similar organisations upon mental health in later life in Scotland.
Selective schooling and long-term health
This study uses data from a 1950s Aberdeen birth cohort for whom test score, secondary school attended and later life health are available to test the impact of secondary schooling on health in the region.
Placement stability of children in out-of-home care
The overall aim of this study is to provide a detailed analysis of the longitudinal sequences of placements which looked after children in Scotland experience.
Care in the last years of life
The overall aim of this study is to develop understanding of factors influencing the availability and utilisation of formal and informal care in Scotland during the final stages of life, and study trends over time.
Social mobility and health inequalities in Glasgow
This project explores whether selective migration explains Glasgow’s poor health and excess mortality.
Does commuting affect health?
This study aims to explore the association between commuting and health in Scotland from different angles using objective health measures from NHS health data.
Multimorbidity and the use of health and social care
The overall aim of this study is to assess whether multimorbidity has an impact on the type and amount of social care people over the age of 65 received between 2011 and 2016 in Scotland.
Meeting the health needs of looked-after children in Scotland
The overall aim of this study is to examine looked after children’s use of unscheduled healthcare in Scotland, comparing those living at home with parents to those living away from home in, for example, kinship care, foster care or residential care.