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Sign up for SIPPA Mentoring Event at the Fifth World Congress

June 15, 2017|


The Student Division of IPPA (SIPPA) has released the full program for their Student Mentoring and Professional Development Event at the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology. The event will take place on Friday, July 14, from 7 – 8:30 PM.
UPDATE: Registration for this event is currently full. Please plan to connect with SIPPA at the division’s business meeting on […]

Volunteer at IPPA’s Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology

June 14, 2017|

We’re seeking volunteers for the upcoming Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology at the Palais de Congres in Montreal! From Welcoming Ambassadors to Session Hosts, please consider giving your time and talents to help make this Congress the best yet. We have a variety of opportunities within approximately two hour shifts, such as:

serving as hosts and room monitors for workshops and various […]

Conference on Positive Psychology in the French-Speaking World

June 9, 2017|

Positive Psychology in the French-Speaking World: Perspectives and Prospects will be held at the Université du Québec à Montréal on July 12, 2017. This is the first in an event series. The program will feature both Canadian and European Francophone researchers and practitioners, including presentations by IPPA Board Members Ilona Boniwell and Charles Martin-Krumm.

Conference organizers have launched a website […]

The Positive Health & Wellness Division Guide to the World Congress

June 9, 2017|

The International Positive Psychology Association’s Fifth World Congress is right around the corner! The Positive Health & Wellness Division (PH&W) has compiled a short list of health and wellbeing-related events at the World Congress that may be useful as you start planning which sessions to attend. You can download the guide here. For the full session descriptions, please visit […]

World Congress – Speakers Register ASAP. Early Registration Rate Ends on May 31st

May 20, 2017|

The 5th World Congress on Positive Psychology promises to be the premier event to build collaborations and share progress in the science of positive psychology and its evidence-based practice.

The World Congress will feature a broad and innovative line up of compelling invited speakers as well as a dynamic submitted program from scientists and practitioners around the globe.   You can review the full Congress program […]

Call for Submissions: Clinical Applications of Positive Psychology, An International Perspective

May 15, 2017|

The Positive Clinical Psychology Division of the International Positive Psychology Association is starting a new peer-reviewed publication: Clinical Applications of Positive Psychology: An International Perspective.  The publication is intended to be an international forum that focuses on the intersection of positive psychology theory and research and evidence-based clinical practice. Submissions can include empirical research and integrative reviews that emphasize clinical […]

Sneak Peek at IPPA Divisions’ Programming at the Fifth World Congress

May 8, 2017|

Did you know that all five of IPPA’s divisions are planning sessions at the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology?

Visit the online program to learn more about division sessions, including:

IPPA’s Positive Health and Wellness Division will present the Positive Health Psychology Data Extravaganza, featuring leading researchers in the field of positive health who will share their latest findings in brief, rapid-fire presentations. The Division […]

World Well-Being Project hiring Research Coordinator

May 8, 2017|

The World Well-being Project, located at the University of Pennsylvania’s Positive Psychology Center, is hiring a part-time Research Coordinator.

This role includes administrative responsibilities, IRB management, and communications projects, among other responsibilities.

To view the full job description and apply, see the official posting.

PhD and Post-doc Positions on Positive Emotions at the University of Amsterdam

May 8, 2017|

Applications are open until May 25.

One 4-year postdoctoral position and two 4-year PhD student positions are available with Dr. Disa Sauter at the University of Amsterdam, as part of a European Research Council-funded project: An Empirical Foundation for Understanding Positive Emotions. This project is also associated with the Amsterdam Interdisciplinary Centre for Emotion (AICE).

In the postdoctoral position, the candidate “will examine […]

University of Pennsylvania hiring MAPP Assistant Coordinator

May 7, 2017|

The University of Pennsylvania is now hiring a full-time Assistant Coordinator for their Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) program. The position is based at the Positive Psychology Center.

Duties include coordinating aspects of the application and admission processes, fielding questions from applicants, organizing the logistics of classes, managing the classroom environment at on-site weekends and program-related events, organizing meetings for […]