International Society for Quality of Life Studies - ISQOLS

16th ISQOLS Annual Conference
16th ISQOLS Annual Conference
HONG KONG, JUNE 14-16, 2018
16th ISQOLS Annual Conference
Bjorn Grinde Webinar December 8 2017
Bjorn Grinde Webinar December 8 2017
What does Intentional Communities got to do with Quality-of-Life? A talk connecting the dots between the human brain, happiness and how we choose to live together.
Bjorn Grinde Webinar December 8 2017
New ISQOLS Endowed Tracks
New ISQOLS Endowed Tracks
New ISQOLS Endowed Tracks
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Submit & Search our ISQOLS Research Database
Submit & Search our ISQOLS Research Database
ISQOLS Membership Overview
ISQOLS Membership Overview
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ISQOLS Discussion Groups
ISQOLS Discussion Groups
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Discussion Group I

Economics & Employment

Economics, Wealth, Poverty, Income, Money, Employment, Consumption

Discussion Group II

Policy & Law

Political Science, Government and Governance, Policy, NGOs, Law

Discussion Group III

Health & Wellbeing

Health, Wellness, Aging, Personal Wellbeing, Happiness, Sociology, Psychology

Discussion Group IV

Community & Sustainability

Environment, Sustainability, Society, Social Work, Community, Neighborhoods, Family, Childhood, Adolescents, Adulthood

Discussion Group V

QOL Research Methods

Methods, Theory, Data Collection, Statistics, Social Indicators, Qualitative and Quantitative Research

Discussion Group VI

QOL Global Topics

International and Global Wellbeing, Human Rights

Mariano Rojas, ISQOLS President 2017-2018
Mariano Rojas, ISQOLS President 2017-2018
ISQOLS is a great Society and I feel honored of serving it as President for the period 2017-2018. ISQOLS gathers researchers and practitioners interested in promoting quality of life, well-being, and happiness around the world. The Society is composed of marvelous scholars from all corners of the world and from many disciplines of study; they all have a common goal: doing serious research to understand and promote people’s well-being." Read the letter to the ISQOLS community by our organization's new President, Mariano Rojas.

Mariano Rojas

ISQOLS President 2017-2018

Mariano Rojas, ISQOLS President 2017-2018
QOL NEWS
November 16, 2017

FREE Webinar: December 8th! What does Intentional Communities got to do with Quality-of-Life? A talk connecting the dots between the human brain, happiness and how we choose to live together.

What does Intentional Communities got to do with Quality-of-Life?  A talk connecting the dots between the human brain, happiness and how we choose to live together. DECEMBER 8 9 AM Pacific Standard Time Bjørn Grinde, author and researcher, will speak about the links between quality of life, the human brain and intentional communities. During this webinar, he will explain what intentional communities are, how he came to research them, and why they are of interest to him for research purposes. He will discuss the trial and joys of conducting research projects with intentional communities, and his findings  about quality of life and the human brain, as well as directions for future research.   Bjørn Grinde received his education in natural sciences, …

October 30, 2017

Register now! *FREE* ISQOLS Webinar, November 3rd, “How an Activist Researcher became a Cartoon Character: HyperCapitalism, Values, & Quality of Life

Join ISQOLS for our third FREE webinar, presented by Tim Kasser, Professor & Chair of Psychology at Knox College in …

October 12, 2017

ISQOLS Innsbruck Conference Summary!

The ISQOLS 2017 Conference in Innsbruck, Austria was a great success! Click to read the conference summary!

July 27, 2017

Mark your calendars for: The ISQOLS 16TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE “PROMOTION OF QUALITY-OF-LIFE IN THE CHANGING WORLD” HONG KONG, JUNE 14-16, 2018

Mark your calendars for: The ISQOLS 16TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE “PROMOTION OF QUALITY-OF-LIFE IN THE CHANGING WORLD” HONG KONG, JUNE 14-16, …

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What Backpacking Teaches About Quality of Life

  by John de Graaf   Two years ago, my friend Stefano Bartolini, a professor at the University of Siena, …