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Town Meeting on Human Wellbeing

UCL held a Town Meeting on 17 February 2010 on: “What is wellbeing and how can we measure it?”.

The meeting, hosted by UCL’s Grand Challenge of Human Wellbeing, considered how we might establish a UCL definition of wellbeing, what is important for wellbeing, and identified some key themes and aspects of research relating to wellbeing.

VOX POPS FROM THE EVENT

The Provost gave the opening address and the meeting featured a number of short presentations on different perspectives on wellbeing, followed by a panel and audience discussion chaired by Professor Nick Tyler.

PANEL

Peter Antonioni (UCL Management Science & Innovation)
Dr Sarah-Jayne Blakemore (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience)
Professor Nick Chater
(UCL Cognitive, Perceptual &Brain Sciences)
Professor Steffen Huck (UCL Economics)
Professor Geraint Rees (Director, UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience)
Professor Jane Rendell
(UCL Bartlett School of Architecture)
Professor Nick Tyler (UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering)

Read an account of the Town Meeting here.

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