About the study
COSMO is a major national youth cohort study which is examining the short-, medium- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on educational inequality, wellbeing and social mobility.
COSMO is led by a team of experts from across education and social mobility research. The team combines world-leading expertise in education, social mobility and the design, management and analysis of longitudinal cohort studies.
Frequently asked questions
Answers to questions on the organisations behind the study, its location and focus, and the way findings will be used.
Study design and data collection
COSMO is a major national longitudinal study which is examining the unequal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the life chances of a generation of young people. Find out more about the study design and how we collect data.