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We are an independent collaborative centre that works with researchers, civil society, businesses, and government to fill evidence gaps and with high quality research and analysis on what works to increase wellbeing. Our work supports better measurement and use of data on wellbeing. We bring organisations and people together from across sectors to share ideas and solutions. Our goal: to improve lives through better policy and practice for wellbeing.

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Why nuance is needed when evaluating wellbeing measures

Sally McManus is Research Associate at NatCen Social Research. She is also part of the What Works Centre for Wellbeing’s Advisory Panel. The Centre launched five years ago and has been hugely successful in making the case for why wellbeing should be a key objective of...

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