World-leading lifecourse research
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The National Centre for Lifecourse Research (NCLR) and its partners undertake world-leading lifecourse research, with a focus on studies that impact on policy and practice. The NCLR is based in the Department of Psychology at the University of Otago.
What is the Lifecourse?
The Lifecourse is the span of human development from conception to death. At the NCLR we are involved in a number of longitudinal studies – studies that follow the same groups of people over time. A lifecourse perspective emphasises how our development is shaped by the physical and human environment and highlights the importance of the early years in terms of later health and wellbeing.
Lifecourse research to support children, families and communities
At the NCLR our studies focus on positive sustainable health, wellbeing and educational outcomes over time. We work with community and are involved in national and international longitudinal (lifecourse) studies.