- APRIL 2017 -







Did you miss the ISQOLS Webinar? Watch it now on our ISQOLS Youtube Channel!

"Let's Link Community Driven Happiness Data and the Happiness Policy in Government"




APRIL 2017 Membership Highlight: Stephanie Rossouw

 ISQOLS Board of Directors Member

ISQOLS Executive Committee; Co-Vice President of Finance

 "My involvement in the society has made me more focused and has pushed me to higher levels of achievement."

Click here to read Stephanie Rossouw's profile


Governments Testing Well-Being Initiatives: A Call for Psychological Scientists to Get Involved

They've seen firsthand how governments around the world are instituting programs to enhance well-being among their citizens. Now APS William James Fellow Ed Diener (ISQOLS Member) and Carol Diener are calling on psychological scientists to help make sure those initiatives are evidence-based. Read more


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.


Congratulations to ISQOLS Member, Talita Greyling, on the publication of her article (co-written with Fiona Tregenna): "Construction and Analysis of a Composite Quality of Life Index for a Region of South Africa" in the current issue of Social Indicators Research. Read more

Congratulations to ISQOLS Members, Richard J. Estes and M. Joseph Sirgy (Editors), on the publication of their highly anticipated book, The Pursuit of Human Well-Being: The Untold Global History.

This handbook informs the reader about how much progress we, the human race, have made in enhancing the quality of life on this planet. Read more




Which Personality Traits Are Most Predictive of Well-Being?

The real link between personality and well-being

We all want more well-being in our lives. But which traits are most likely to be associated with well-being? Read more...

(Have a QOL-related good read? Submit those to office@isqols.org or post them on an ISQOLS Discussion Group Forum


The 2018 ISQOLS Annual Conference will take place at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong! June 14-16, 2018

Visit http://www.isqols2018.hk/ for more information.


Quality-of-Life Related News, Links, Resources


Social Indicators Research. Volume 131 Number 3



Quality of Life Research. Volume 26 Number 5 is now available online.


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