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Welcome to the website of the Scottish Longitudinal Study Development and Support Unit (SLS-DSU).

Here you can find out more about the work of the SLS-DSU and the Scottish Longitudinal Study, including:

User Guides

Before you begin take a look at our User Guides, find out about using the SLS and how to apply to use the data.  Read more…

Recent News

Easter & May RSU closure dates 2017

Researchers are reminded to check Easter and May closure dates for RSUs and bear this in mind when planning visits.... Read more...

New 1936 Birth Cohort Study available to researchers

The SLS Birth Cohort of 1936 (SLSBC1936) is now available to external researchers. This cohort links SLS member present in the... Read more...

Upcoming Events

One-Day Introductory Training Workshop on Survival Analysis

Thursday 8 June 2017, 9.15am-5.00pm This is a one-day workshop led by SLS Staff (Prof. Gillian Raab) on survival analysis… Read more...

One-Day Introductory Training Workshop for the Scottish Longitudinal Study (SLS)

Wednesday 7 June 2017, 9.30am-4.30pm The Scottish Longitudinal Study (SLS) links together routinely collected administrative data for a 5.3% representative… Read more...