Partner Studies

Many of the UK’s established longitudinal population studies are partner studies in the UK LLC. Each study retains control of the data they have gathered from their study participants and continue to make the decisions around how their participants data is used and which research projects are given access.

The following longitudinal population studies, biobanks/bioresources are part of the UK Longitudinal Linkage Collaboration. Click on each study to open a new window taking you to their website and learn about their aims and purpose.



Northern Ireland Cohort for the Longitudinal Study of Ageing

NICOLA is the first large scale longitudinal study of ageing to be set up in Northern Ireland. Set up in 2013, and follows the lives of 8,500 people from across Northern Ireland. It aims to explore why and how certain social, economic and biological factors are changing the lives of older people.