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Wellbeing & Mental Health in Education Conference

April 9, 2017|

The International Positive Education Network (IPEN) and the University of Buckingham will host ‘The Ultimate Wellbeing & Mental Health in Education Conference’ on May 5, 2017 in London.

Participants will hear from a wide variety of expert speakers on topics like character development, mental health, behavior change, and wellbeing education around the world. Teachers and headmasters are particularly encouraged to […]

2017 World Happiness Report

March 20, 2017|

Coinciding with the United Nations’ International Day of Happiness (March 20, 2017), the Sustainable Development Solutions Network has published the 2017 World Happiness Report. This annual publication examines worldwide data on happiness and well-being, including a country ranking of happiness levels. This year’s report also includes chapters examining well-being in China and Africa, among other topics.

The report can be read […]

News from SIPPA’s Mentoring Team!

March 9, 2017|

You are invited to present at our Mentor event at the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology in Montreal, July 14th 7-8:30pm!  This event does not conflict with any other event at the congress. Join in this opportunity to actively contribute to the field and encourage the next generation of positive psychology researchers and practitioners.  This year we want […]

University of Buckingham to Become a Positive University

March 6, 2017|

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Queen Mary University of London hiring Assistant Professor

March 5, 2017|

Queen Mary University of London is now hiring a permanent Assistant Professor (lecturer) in the Department of Biological and Experimental Psychology. They are seeking a candidate with a research focus on Positive Psychology and Well-Being.

Apply by March 28.

For more information and to submit your application, visit this page.

Positive Psychology Center hiring Project and Research Managers

March 5, 2017|

The Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania is now hiring for two full time positions, a Project Manager and a Research Manager, as part of an exciting new project on ‘The Humanities and Human Flourishing: A Multi-Disciplinary Collaboration for Understanding, Assessing, and Cultivating Well-Being.’ These managers will join a team of researchers investigating connections between well-being and […]

ResilienceCon 2017

February 8, 2017|

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Embodied Positive Psychology Summit 2017

February 8, 2017|


The Wholebeing Institute will host their 2017 Embodied Positive Psychology Summit on May 1 – 4. The Summit will include workshops, yoga and meditation sessions, pre- and post-Summit master classes, and keynote speakers, including IPPA President Barbara Fredrickson.

For more information, please visit the event homepage.

Leadership & Flow Global Research Program & Network

February 8, 2017|

Professor Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi has been closely involved, for the past ten years, in helping to design a serious game to interpret and train current and prospective business leaders on how to adapt principles of Flow and Good Business in the workplace. The beta-version of this game ( won the 2012 International Serious Play Award in Seattle. Dr. Csikszentmihalyi contributed an essay […]

PESA Annual Conference

February 8, 2017|

The Positive Education Schools Association (PESA) will hold their third conference from March 17 – 18, 2017, at Ravenswood School for Girls in Sydney, Australia. The conference is titled “Building Positive Communities: Design, Implement, Embed.” There will also be a pre-conference event the morning of March 17: “Positive Psychology 101.”

IPPA President-Elect Lea Waters will be among the keynote speakers at this conference.

Registration is […]