University College, London, UK

Using BIG DATA for the study of patterns, trends, and associations regarding human behaviour and experience

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Ingrid Schoon is Professor of Human Development and Social Policy at University College London, Institute of Education. She is a Fellow of the British Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS) and the Social Science Centre (WZB) in Berlin. She is currently President of the Society for Longitudinal and Lifecourse Studies. Her research focuses on the study of risk and resilience, in particular during the transition from dependent childhood to independent adulthood. Her studies are guided by a socio-ecological developmental systems approach, mapping human development over time and in context using longitudinal data. Key publications: a monograph on 'Risk and Resilience' (2006), co-edited books on 'Transitions from School to Work: Globalisation, Individualisation, and Patterns of Diversity (2009) with Rainer K. Silbereisen, ' Gender differences in aspirations and attainment: A longitudinal perspective' (2014) with Jacquelynne Eccles, and ' Young People’s Development and the Great.