Check out the *NEW* ISQOLS Online Photo Album!

If you have any photos from past ISQOLS conferences, meetings, or events--- please consider uploading them to our new online photo album. You can access the photo album here:



Over 200 presentations, 4 distinguished speakers, special sessions, student panels, and per-conference programs will be available at the    

2016 ISQOLS Annual Conference in Seoul, South Korea!

Over 180 people have already registered for this FREE conference! Have you?

Click here to view the conference schedule



2016 ISQOLS Annual Conference: Richard J. Estes Lecturer:


Liz Eckermann (M.A., PhD) holds a personal chair in medical sociology at Deakin University in Victoria, Australia. She also works as a consultant for the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva and Manila and as editor of the journal Health Promotion International. She has been Associate Dean: Research and Head of the School of History, Heritage and Society in the Arts and Education Faculty at Deakin University but now concentrates on research and advocacy activities in the Asia Pacific region including as a delegate to the United Nations. Read more


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


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.


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  Anna Lau.

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


ISQOLS Members Accomplishments

Congratulations to ISQOLS members Rhonda Phillips, Youngwha Kee, Seung Jong Lee, editors of the new book: "Social Factors and Community Well-Being" (Book Series: SpringerBriefs in Well-Being and Quality of Life Research)

Congratulations also to ISQOLS members, Habib Tiliouine and Richard J. Estes, editors of "The State of Social Progress of Islamic Societies" (Book Series: International Handbooks of Quality-of-Life)

ISQOLS is pleased to showcase our members' accomplishments, including publications of all kinds. Please check out our full list here!

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.


Quality-of-Life Related News, Links, Resources

ISQOLS Members are invited to attend the Barcelona Summer School in Survey Methodology 2016.  Barcelona |June 27 - July 8| 2016

For more details, visit: http://portal.upf.edu/web/surveymethodologysummerschool


The UIA cordially invites ISQOLS members to its 4th Associations Round Table on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 September in Busan, Korea.
The UIA Round Table is an opportunity to learn through networking and through practice, to meet other international associations and share experience and knowledge to help you run your organization better. Read more here . The registration fee for association representatives is 60 US dollars. For full details, please see the Round Table website(roundtable.uia.org). To register, please go to the Round Table website   (roundtable.uia.org) and log in: your username is D6558 and your password is MDWAFNKL.You can use this to register up to two delegates; each of your delegates will need to log in and register separately. Should you wish to send more than two delegates, please contact us.


Quality of Life Research. Volume 25 Number 6 is now available online

Journal of Happiness Studies. Volume 17 Number 3 is now available online.