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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, […]
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 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 Positive Education Schools Association (PESA)’s Victoria State Chapter will hold a conference at Camberwell Girls Grammar School on Positive Education on November 17, 2017.
The Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley will hold a one day conference on Gratitude and Well-being at Work on […]
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 Canadian Positive Psychology Association will hold the 4th Educating for Resilience Conference on November 10, 2017, in Toronto, ON Canada. This conference is for […]
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 […]
The 7th International Conference on Gross National Happiness (GNH) will be held in Thimphu, Bhutan from November 7 – 9, 2017. The conference is […]
Many positive psychology associations will be holding conferences in 2018. You can now save the date for the following events:
First African Positive Psychology Conference […]
The Department of Education and Learning at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI) will hold an International Conference on Well-being […]
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 […]
A workshop hosted by the Greater Good Science Center on “Applying the Science of Gratitude in Education” will take place in Seattle, WA on […]
The Latin American Journal of Positive Psychology (Revista Latinoamericana de Psicología Positiva) has an open call for papers for their next issue. Researchers are […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 Middle East Journal of Positive Psychology has an open call for abstracts for 2017. Manuscripts in both English and Arabic are invited for […]
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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