credible evidence for better decisions, to improve lives

We are an independent collaborative centre that puts high quality evidence on wellbeing into the hands of decision-makers in government, communities, businesses and other organisations. We bring pioneering thinkers together from across these sectors to share ideas and solutions. Our goal: to improve, and save, lives through better policy and practice for wellbeing.

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Can adult learning lead to higher life satisfaction?

Life satisfaction gains from adult learningThe big questions: Do adults who are:unemployedliving in deprived areashold no/low qualificationspart of minority ethnicitiesgain wellbeing benefit from participating in learning programmes? And, if so, what type...

The community spillover effect of violent crime

This week’s guest blog is from Panka Bencsik from the University of Sussex on the results from her research on crime’s costs to communities, specifically how violent and sexual crimes increase stress for locals in the area. Crime in our...

Wellbeing across the lifecourse: the big picture

  The Centre is part of the What Works Network, which work together to make evidence on ‘what works’ accessible for decision-makers across a range of sectors. This blog is a collaboration between different centres in the network. The Centre will also be...

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