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Featured News Items:
IPPA’s Positive Health and Well-Being Division welcomes submissions to its new, forthcoming periodical, The Chronicle of Advances in Positive Health and Well-Being. This […]
Positive Work and Organizations: Research and Practice (PWORP) is the bi-annual newsletter of the Work and Organizations Division of IPPA. […]
The Positive Clinical Psychology Division of the International Positive Psychology Association is seeking submissions for its peer-reviewed newsletter publication, […]
Many positive psychology associations will be holding conferences in 2018. You can now save the date, register, and/or submit […]
We at IPPA are thrilled to share that Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D., will be presented with the TANG Prize for her achievements in psychology and […]
IPPA’s Positive Health and Well-Being Division welcomes submissions to its new, forthcoming periodical, The Chronicle of Advances in Positive Health and Well-Being. This publication is dedicated to sharing […]
Positive Work and Organizations: Research and Practice (PWORP) is the bi-annual newsletter of the Work and Organizations Division of IPPA. There are a number of […]
The Positive Clinical Psychology Division of the International Positive Psychology Association is seeking submissions for its peer-reviewed newsletter publication, Clinical Applications of Positive Psychology: […]
International Perspectives on Positive Education
A webinar presented by IPPA’s Positive Education Division
October 19, 2017 at 7:30 PM EDT
This is a conversation-based webinar based on the panel […]
by James Pawelski, Ph.D. , Executive Director (Volunteer)
Ten years ago, a small group of volunteers with a shared interest in positive psychology set out […]
IPPA members can now register for three exciting webinars in the Positive Psychology Leader Series being offered in Fall 2017.
The first will welcome Ryan […]
The Fifth World Congress was a huge success and was an excellent opportunity for researchers, scholars, and students to learn about new developments in the […]
Recap: Positive Health & Wellness Division Sessions at the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology
At the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology, the Positive Health & Wellness Division (PH&W) sponsored three major events full of robust research findings […]
International Positive Psychology Association Announces 2017 Award Winners
The International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA) welcomed six new Fellows, and honored eight additional members at its […]
IPPA’s Positive Psychology Leader Series will welcome Dr. Ryan Niemiec on Tuesday, August 29th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 EDT
In this extended webinar, Dr. Niemiec […]
The Positive Clinical Psychology Division has concluded the first round of its inaugural intervention design challenge and has identified five finalists who will present […]
The Work and Organizations Division has multiple opportunities for you to connect with colleagues and learn about the latest research and evidence-based applications of […]
We at SIPPA are looking for two students to join our supportive and motivated executive team. Our association is truly international, so you may be located […]
The Society for Affective Science (SAS) held its annual conference on April 27- 29, 2017 in Boston, MA. At this meeting, IPPA proudly supported […]
IPPA’s Work and Organizations Division has released the third issue of their newsletter, Positive Work and Organizations: Research and Practice.
In this issue, readers can […]
The Society of Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) held its annual convention on January 19-21, 2017 in San Antonio, TX. This is the premier […]
Conferences around the world
The German-speaking Association of Positive Psychology (DACH-PP) will hold their 2nd Congress in Nuremberg, Germany, from September 22-23, 2018.
The Call for Papers opened in November, […]
The III Conference on Positive Psychology in Poland, organized by the Polish Positive Psychology Association, will take place in Warsaw, Poland from July 2-4, 2018.
The theme […]
The Positive Education Schools Association (PESA) will hold its 4th annual conference at Geelong Grammar School in Geelong, Victoria, Australia from April 11-14, 2018.
The theme […]
3rd Portuguese Congress on Positive Psychology & 1st Luso-Brazilian Symposium on Positive Psychology
The Third Portuguese Congress on Positive Psychology and the First Luso-Brazilian Symposium on Positive Psychology will take place from March 1-3, 2018 in Lisbon, […]
The Brazilian Positive Psychology Association (ABP+) will hold their 3rd Congress on Positive Psychology in São Paulo, Brazil from June 26-29, 2018.
The 3rd Congress will explore […]
The Swiss Positive Psychology Association (SWIPPA) will hold their annual Congress in Luzern, Switzerland on November 30, 2018.
The SWIPPA is an association that aims […]
The International Positive Education Network (IPEN) will host the World Positive Education Accelerator (WPEA) in Fort Worth, TX, United States from June 25-28, 2018.
The WPEA is […]
The 3rd Western Positive Psychology Association (WPPA) Conference will be held on January 20, 2018 at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California. The theme […]
The Third Conference of the German Society for Positive Psychological Research (DGPPF) will be held from May 3 – 5, 2018, at Ruhr-University Bochum in […]
The 4th Canadian Conference on Positive Psychology, organized by the Canadian Positive Psychology Association, will be held on May 23-25, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. The conference is […]
The European Network for Positive Psychology (ENPP) will hold their 9th conference in Budapest, Hungary from June 27-30, 2018. The European Conference on Positive […]
The First African Positive Psychology Conference (APPC) is presented by North-West University and the University of Johannesburg. It will take place in Potchesfstroom, South Africa, from […]
Many positive psychology associations will be holding conferences in 2018. You can now save the date, register, and/or submit your abstracts for the following […]
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 organizing […]
Our partners at the Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley recently released their favorite books on the “science of a […]
The Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California is now seeking candidates for research fellowships to help investigate behavioral influences on cancer risk […]
IPPA Board Member and 2017 Fellow Meike Bartels, Ph.D., was awarded a €2 million European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant to study how genetics, epigenetics, and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The University of Pennsylvania has launched a series of massive open online courses (MOOCs) on Coursera.org. These courses can be taken individually or all together […]
Coinciding with the United Nations’ International Day of Happiness (March 20, 2017), the Sustainable Development Solutions Network has published the 2017 World Happiness Report. […]
The World Education Summit and the International Positive Education Network (IPEN) have published a report on the State of Positive Education. The report examines […]
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 […]
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