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Spring Leader Series Presenters Announced! Wednesday 8th February 2017 Four leaders in the field of positive psychology will join The Positive Psychology Leader Series this spring. Presenters will explore the latest research on mindfulness, compassion, humility, forgiveness, meaning, and trust, as well as applications in educational, business, and social settings. They are: Felicia Huppert, PhD: Mindfulness and Compassion as Foundations of Wellbeing Everett Worthington, PhD: Humble Leaders in Business, […]
ResilienceCon 2017 Wednesday 8th February 2017 The Life Paths Appalachian Research Center will host ResilienceCon 2017 in Nashville, TN from April 17 – 19, 2017. One of the goals of ResilienceCon is to shift the focus of research, prevention, and intervention on violence and other adversities to a perspective based on strengths and resilience. The program will cover many aspects of resilience and adversity. Registration is open now. Early […]
Embodied Positive Psychology Summit 2017 Wednesday 8th February 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. Proposals are being accepted for two types of sessions: the Meals with Mentors sessions and Peer Presentations. Proposals are due by February 28. […]
Leadership & Flow Global Research Program & Network Wednesday 8th February 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 (www.fligby.com) won the 2012 International Serious Play Award in Seattle. Dr. Csikszentmihalyi contributed an essay about […]
Positive Education Summit to be Held at David L. Cooperrider Center For Appreciative Inquiry at Champlain College Wednesday 8th February 2017 The David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry at Champlain College’s Stiller School of Business recently received a $1 million gift to be used for a Positive Education Summit. This Summit is expected to take place in 2018 and to engage a wide audience, including leaders in positive education and stakeholders from early education through college. To learn more about the Summit, please […]
PESA Annual Conference Wednesday 8th February 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 […]
Science for Scientists Day Pre-Congress Tuesday 7th February 2017 Science for Scientists Day: Advancing the Science of Positive Psychology is a Pre-Congress event at the 5th World Congress on Positive Psychology. It will be held on Thursday, July 13, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.  Science is the backbone of positive psychology. The goal of this Pre-Congress day is to more intensely focus on the advanced aspects of the […]
International Society for Quality-of-life Studies Conference 2017 Tuesday 7th February 2017 The International Society for Quality-of-life Studies (ISQOLS) is holding its 15th Conference from September 28 – 30, 2017, in Innsbruck, Austria. The conference theme is “Quality-of-life: Towards a Better Society.” The Call for Abstracts is now open, and submissions are due by February 14, 2017. A number of educational grants are available to early career researchers from developing countries who […]
Call for Proposals: Caribbean Well-Being Conference Tuesday 7th February 2017 Submission deadline: February 28, 2017 The Caribbean Well-being Conference will be held at the University of St. Martin in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten from August 6 – 8, 2017. The theme of the conference is “Best Practices in Promoting Student Wellness: Bringing the child, family, school and community together.” This bi-annual conference seeks to promote the positive development and well-being of […]
Michigan Ross Positive Business Conference and Positive Business Project Tuesday 7th February 2017 Early registration deadline: March 15, 2017 The Positive Business Conference at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business will be held from May 11-12, 2017. This year’s theme is “Positive Leadership: Practices & Inspiration.” The conference will also recognize the 2017 Positive Business Project, an initiative aimed at identifying, studying, celebrating, and spreading positive business in organizations of all types. Organizations […]
Fellowships at the Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing Tuesday 7th February 2017 Deadline for all applications: February 12, 2017 Three postdoctoral research fellowships and two dissertation fellowships will start in Fall 2017 at the Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing at the University of Oklahoma. All fellowships will last nine months. Significant research focus must be on issues related to character, virtue, or flourishing broadly construed. Use the links above for further details and […]
Positive Psychology Center Hiring Program Manager Tuesday 7th February 2017 The Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania is now hiring a full-time Program Manager for Positive Psychology Programs. The Program Manager will oversee planning and deliver of programs in positive psychology and resilience training. For full details, and to submit your application, please visit the official job listing page.
Hiring: Greater Good Science Center Tuesday 7th February 2017 Applications due February 10, 2017 and February 15, 2017 The Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley is currently seeking to fill two full-time positions. They are hiring a Research/Writing Fellow (due February 15) and a Parenting Program Director (due February 10) for a new grant-funded initiative on family well-being. Please use the links above for details and instructions.  
Request for Proposals – The Pathways to Character Project Tuesday 7th February 2017 Letters of intent due: April 15, 2017 The Pathways to Character initiative is now accepting proposals for research projects to be supported by the John Templeton Foundation. This opportunity is “aimed at empirical studies designed to focus on accurately conceptualizing and prospectively assessing growth in character strengths and virtues following adversity, challenge or failure.” A total of ten projects will be chosen […]
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Call for Abstracts: European Happiness Days Wednesday 11th January 2017 The Erasmus Happiness Economics Research Organisation (EHERO) will hold the European Happiness Days conference at Erasmus University Rotterdam from March 20 – 22, 2017. The main theme of the conference is The Value of Happiness: A World To Win. The aim of the European Happiness Days is to bring together an international group of researchers, policy makers, and business leaders with an interest in […]
Call for Abstracts: 2nd Conference of the German Association of Positive Psychology Research Wednesday 11th January 2017 The German Association for Positive Psychology Research (DGPPF) will hold their second conference at the University of Trier from June 8 – 10, 2017. The conference theme is “How People Grow: Positive Psychological Development of Individual, Organization, and Society.” Abstracts on a wide variety of positive psychology topics can be submitted until February 15, 2017. Visit the DGPPF website for further information. Should […]
Bucks New University Launching MSc Mental Health and Well-Being in Education Wednesday 11th January 2017 Starting in September 2017, Bucks New University will be launching a Master of Science program in Mental Health and Well-being in Education. This is a three year, part-time, distance learning program suitable for a range of professions, such as head teachers, teachers, social workers, school nurses, and educational psychologists. Applicants will usually be already working in, or in support of, the education […]
French-Speaking Swiss Positive Psychology Conference Wednesday 11th January 2017 The first French-speaking Swiss positive psychology conference will be held at the University of Lausanne on February 17, 2017. The event is titled “1ère Journée Romande de Psychologie Positive: Ressources personnelles et interventions positives pour l’éducation, le monde professionnel et la sauté.” The deadline to register for the conference is January 15. More information can be found here.  


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