What is Well-being? British Academy Debate at The Lowry, Salford, on 14 January 2015




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Published on Jan 20, 2015

What is Well-being?

Wednesday 14 January 2015, 6-7.30pm, The Lowry, Salford

What should the term 'well-being' encompass, what contributes to it, and why is it important? How does this differ across social, historical and cultural contexts? What is relevant to our well-being beyond basic material needs or wants? Health? Community? Capabilities? Risks? Fulfilment? Happiness?

Felicity Goodey CBE - Lifelong President of The Lowry Centre Trust

Confirmed Speakers:
Paul Dolan - Professor of Behavioural Science in the Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Director of the new Executive MSc in Behavioural Science.
Gregor Henderson - National Lead for Wellbeing and Mental Health with Public Health England

Richard Bentall FBA - Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Liverpool
Bernadette Conlon, Chief Executive Start in Salford

To find out more visit: http://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2014/w...


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