Professor Heather Joshi is the former director of the Centre for Longitudinal Studies in London where she oversaw one of Britain’s largest current studies of children and their families – the Millennium Cohort Study. This gave her overall responsibility for the three national birth cohort studies: NCDS, BCS70 and MCS.
Her research interests include child development, family issues, gender and economics and recently she has published a number of papers on the impact of working mothers.
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