International Society for Quality of Life Studies 

Monthly E-News 

APRIL 2016 Edition

 Read below for news and updates within the field of Quality-of-Life Studies

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Nearly 250 paper abstracts were submitted for the 2016 ISQOLS Annual Conference in Seoul, South Korea!

Reviews are in process. Stay tuned for updates via email and the conference website:

http://www.isqolsseoul2016.org/

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2016 ISQOLS Annual Conference: Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker: CHOI Oe-Chool

Professor, Saemaul Studies and International Development, Yeungnam University, Republic of Korea

Presentation title: "Saemaul Development Toward Quality-of-Life"

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REMINDER: There is NO CONFERENCE FEE for ISQOLS members!

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Congratulations to our newest

Discussion Group Directors!

INTERESTED IN SERVING AS A DISCUSSION GROUP DIRECTOR ? There are 4 more positions available! CLICK HERE TO VIEW BENEFITS, REQUIREMENTS AND TO APPLY!

Have a quality-of-life related question, article, topic, or idea to share?

JOIN A DISCUSSION GROUP TODAY!

All ISQOLS Members are invited to join any Discussion Group of interest on our forums page on our website: http://www.isqols.org/forums/ All six discussion groups will be primarily facilitated online on the isqols.org website, via the groups online forums.

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ISQOLS Oral Histories Spotlight

ISQOLS.org is proud to feature several Oral History videos Of Prominent Quality of Life Researchers. The oral history videos are a great resource for exploring and understanding quality of life among different cultures and through different academic lenses. 

This month's highlighted video is of  Mariano Rojas, ISQOLS President Elect.

Click here to see a full list of videos on isqols.org.

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ISQOLS Members Accomplishments

Congratulations to ISQOLS member, Graciela Tonon on the publication of her book: "Indicators of Quality of Life in Latin America"

This volume sheds new light on the use of quantitative, qualitative and synthetic indicators for the measurement of quality of life in different countries of Latin America.  Read more

 

 Do you have an accomplishment you'd like to share in our next E-News edition? . If you would like to share any of your research, publications, ideas, questions, or opportunities, please send them to ISQOLS Executive Director, Jill Johnson, at office@isqols.org and that information will be shared with our membership and community.

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Quality-of-Life Related News, Links, Resources

SPRINGER PUBLISHING NEWS:

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Foods of Non-Animal Origin
  Book Series: Chemistry of Foods
Bhagat, Arpan; Caruso, Giorgia; Micali, Maria; Parisi, Salvatore

Medical Practice Variations
  Book Series: Health Services Research
Editor/s: Johnson, Ana; Stukel, Thérèse A.

Medical Practice Variations
  Book Series: Health Services Research
Editor/s: Johnson, Ana; Stukel, Thérèse A.

Social Indicators Research. Volume 127 Number 1 is now available online

Quality of Life Research. Volume 25 Number 4 is now available online.

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