DUNEDIN STUDY ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS SECTION updated for August 2021
The Dunedin Study was approved by the NZ-HDEC (Health and Disability Ethics Committee). The study protocol was approved by the institutional ethical review boards of the participating universities. Study members gave written informed consent before participating.
The Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit is supported by the New Zealand Health Research Council (Programme Grant 16-604) and New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).
The Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit at University of Otago is within the Ngāi Tahu tribal area who we acknowledge as first peoples, tangata whenua (translation: people of this land).
This research received support from
The US-National Institute on Aging grant R01AG069939 (to study substance use, health, and aging, please cite in all papers touching on these topics)
The US-National Institute on Aging grant R01AG032282 (funding for 45; please cite in all papers), and
The UK Medical Research Council grant MR/P005918/1 (funding for phase 45, please cite in all papers),
Author X was supported by [name, name, your own funding sources here, if you don’t know ask somebody],
Grants you might also acknowledge, depending on the nature of the paper:
US NIA 1R01AG049789: the brain imaging grant “Neural signatures of healthy and unhealthy aging” (please cite in any papers using IQ, neuropsych test measures, or on brain-related topics).
If reporting genomic data: This work used a high-performance computing facility partially supported by grant 2016-IDG-1013 (“HARDAC+: Reproducible HPC for Next-generation Genomics”) from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.”
We would like to acknowledge the assistance of the Duke Molecular Physiology Institute Molecular Genomics Core for the generation of data for the manuscript.
The Jacobs Foundation (bec of donation to our research for the period 2011-2022)
The Avielle Foundation (if crime or antisocial behaviour is in the paper)
We thank the Dunedin Study members, their [parents], [teachers], [partners], [children] and [peer informants], Dunedin Unit Director Richie Poulton [if not a coauthor), Unit research staff, [names of principal investigators who shared data with you, if they are not co-authors], and Study founder Phil Silva.
Research assistance was provided by [name, name].
Helpful comments on earlier drafts were provided by [name, name].
For official crime data we thank the Dunedin Police [if you use police data].
* Institutions have become really strict about the way their names appear on publications so they get credit for papers when electronic search engines allocate products to universities and departments. For the Dunedin main investigators, the affiliations are:
Avshalom Caspi: MRC Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom; Departments of Psychology and Neuroscience, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA.
Terrie E. Moffitt: MRC Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom; Departments of Psychology and Neuroscience, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA.