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Felicia Huppert, Ph.D.

Director of the Well-Being Institute at the University of Cambridge and Emeritus Professor of Psychology

Felicia is internationally renowned for her work on the science of well-being and the promotion of human flourishing. She holds a Professorship in the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education, at ACU in Sydney, and spends part of the year in the UK, where she is Director of the Well-being Institute at the University of Cambridge, and Emeritus Professor of Psychology. She advises the UK Government and international bodies on the measurement of well-being, and on policies to enhance well-being.
Her research examines the causes and consequences of well-being across the life course, using data from large population samples, longitudinal cohorts, and intervention programs. Felicia’s current research focuses on three main areas: major studies of the effects of mindfulness training for both teachers and students; a Templeton funded project on compassionate care in a healthcare setting; and analysis of the global financial crisis on wellbeing across Europe.



Theory of Well-Being