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Applying the Science of Gratitude in Education

October 8, 2017|

A workshop hosted by the Greater Good Science Center on “Applying the Science of Gratitude in Education” will take place in Seattle, WA on October 28, 2017.

This day-long event will offer practical, evidence-based strategies for bringing gratitude exercises into the classroom for the well-being of both teachers and students.

Learn more about this workshop here.

IPPA is proud to partner with […]

Call for Papers: Latin American Journal of Positive Psychology

October 4, 2017|

The Latin American Journal of Positive Psychology (Revista Latinoamericana de Psicología Positiva) has an open call for papers for their next issue. Researchers are encouraged to submit their work in Spanish, Portuguese, or English by the deadline: November 30, 2017.

More information about the journal can be found here.

UNESCO Chair on Education for Global Peace Sustainability

September 14, 2017|

A proposal for a UNESCO Chair on Education for Global Peace Sustainability was recently accepted, which will integrate peace education and positive psychology. The Chair is led at the University of Lisbon through its Institute of Social and Political Sciences.

The UNESCO Chair on Education for Global Peace Sustainability is a co-constructed project that intends to advance a scientific and practical approach to […]

Job Opportunity: Assistant Psychology Professor, Wake Forest University

August 14, 2017|

Wake Forest University is accepting applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Psychology that will focus on a research program on the “science of well-being in relation to social disparities.”

Scholars who study social disparities or the impact of socio-economic, ethnic, or cultural factors on well-being are especially encouraged to apply. The research program may also include other areas of focus such […]

Positive Youth Development in Venezuela

June 14, 2017|

A new initiative has launched in Venezuela to support the positive development of adolescents. The website, Desarrollo Positivo Adolescente Venezuela, is a collaboration between Universidad Metropolitana and the Venezuelan Society of Positive Psychology, with support from UNICEF.

Through this website, people can share information about organizations that support positive youth development, help adolescents and their families, subscribe their organizations, and otherwise assist related initiatives.

CQUniversity Launches Graduate Certificate in Positive Psychology

June 14, 2017|

Central Queensland University (CQUniversity) in Australia has launched a new distance education Graduate Certificate in Positive Psychology.

This is a four-course program that can be taken part-time over the course of a year. The focus of the program is to equip students to develop and implement positive interventions in a variety of professional contexts.

More details about the course are available online.

Post-doctoral Fellowship at North-West University

June 12, 2017|

A post-doctoral fellowship is available with the positive psychology team of the Africa Unit for Transdisciplinary Health Research (AUTHeR) of the North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa. The fellowship is available from January 2018 or as soon as possible and may be renewed for two additional years (three years in total).

The team’s research focuses on meaning, goals, and relational […]

Polish Positive Psychology Association Book Awards

June 12, 2017|

The Polish Positive Psychology Association has announced two award winners in publishing on the topic of positive psychology in 2017.

In the scientific book category, the winner is Lukasz Kaczmarek from Adam Mickiewicz University (Poznan, Poland) for Positive interventions: Well-being and intentional behaviors (Zysk i ska Publishers).

In the popular science book category, the winner is IPPA Board Member Marlena Kossakowska from SWPS […]

Submission Reminder: Middle East Journal of Positive Psychology

June 12, 2017|

The Middle East Journal of Positive Psychology has an open call for abstracts for 2017. Manuscripts in both English and Arabic are invited for submission.

The Middle East Journal of Positive Psychology “has the primary aim of developing an indigenous positive psychology in the Middle East/North Africa region, with particular attention to the Arab world. The MEJPP is interested in […]

Scientific Association of Positive Psychology (SAPP) registers in Iran

May 8, 2017|

The Scientific Association of Positive Psychology (SAPP) for the academic study of positive psychology recently registered at Arak University in Iran.

Dr. Saeed Mousavipour, Alireza Memarian (current President of IPPA’s Student Division, SIPPA), and Sajjad Molavi officially founded the society on April 10, 2017. Its founding followed a presentation by Alireza Memarian on March 7, 2017 at Arak University.

SAPP seeks […]