Professor Felicia Huppert - Institute for Positive Psychology & Education (Faculty of Health Sciences)

Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor


Professor Huppert is internationally renowned for her work on the science of well-being and the promotion of human flourishing. Her research examines the causes and consequences of well-being using data from large population samples, longitudinal studies, and intervention programs such as the Mindfulness in Schools Project. Felicia spends part of the year in the UK, where she is Director of the Well-being Institute at the University of Cambridge, and Emeritus Professor of Psychology. She advises the UK Government and international bodies on the measurement of well-being and policies to enhance well-being. In addition to numerous published papers, her edited books include the seminal publication a??The Science of Well-being (OUP, 2005), a four-volume set a??Major Works in Happiness and Well-being (Routledge, 2011), and a new book a??Interventions and Policies to Enhance Well-Being (Wiley, forthcoming).


Phone :4663 (North Sydney)
URIs : Personal Website

Research Interests

Well-being, flourishing, mindfulness, measurement, ; interventions ;

Methods Expertise

International comparisons, intervention studies, ; Analysis of longitudinal data ;

Research Projects

Current Projects

  • Identifying the biopsychosocial factors promoting healthy, productive, and fulfilling transitions from high school: A seven-year longitudinal study (PhD) (Co-Supervisor)

Selected Publications

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