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Felicia Huppert

        

  

Professor Felicia Huppert | Founder | is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Cambridge. She also holds a Professorship in the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education, at ACU in Sydney. Felicia's current research focuses on four main areas: major studies of the effects of mindfulness training for both teachers and students; a Templeton funded project on well-being and compassionate care in a healthcare setting; analysis of the effects of the global financial crisis on well-being; and development of a psychometrically robust multi-dimensional measure of subjective well-being to guide research and policy.

 

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Dr Kai Ruggeri | Executive Director | is a senior researcher and lecturer at the University of Cambridge. He completed his PhD at Queen's University, Belfast, focusing on statistical methods in social sciences. He is also the director of the Junior Researcher Programme in psychology, plus holds visiting positions at the HEC Paris (Qatar) and the University of Iceland. His work is on the translation of scientific evidence into economic policy that considers health and well-being as primary outcomes of interest.

 

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Ingeborg Farver-Vestergaard | Visiting Doctoral Student | is a PhD fellow at Aarhus University, Denmark. She has conducted a large, randomised controlled trial of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also known as COPD. In Cambridge, she focuses on ways of communicating such healthcare-related research evidence to inform practice and policy.