Tagged: longitudinal study

Self control, the harms of pot, and fat genes: how the 44-year-old Dunedin study keeps on giving - Guest Work

Guest Author Nov 11, 2016

By Gita Mishra, The University of Queensland After almost four-and-a half decades and from modest beginnings, the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study has evolved into one of the most significant long-term tracking studies (known as longitudinal cohort studies) in the world. It started with just over 1,000 participants, born from April 1972 to March 1973. This cohort … Read More

Nail-biting thumb-suckers less prone to allergies - Unsorted

John Kerr Jul 12, 2016

Children who engage in thumb-sucking and nail-biting are more likely to grow up to be free of some allergies, according to new research from the long-running Dunedin Study. The world-famous study has followed a cohort of over a thousand children born in Dunedin in the early 1970’s, allowing unprecedented insights into what makes us into who we are (and is currently … Read More

Dunedin Study gets funding security - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Jun 15, 2016

The Health Research Council funding round results are out, revealing the projects receiving a share of $60 million.  One health research-related question was answered alongside today’s announcement. The Dunedin longitudinal study, currently the subject of a fascinating TV series, received around $6 million in HRC grants. As the Otago Daily Times reports: Richie Poulton, director of the university’s Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health … Read More