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Projects

Here you can explore the work we do to improve wellbeing. From research and building evidence to implementing methods in the real world, find out more about our projects below.



November 2023
Building better evidence for workplace wellbeing

Increasing understanding and development of effective interventions through evaluation
November 2023
Maximising wellbeing in kidney care

Shaping new technologies for remote monitoring of kidney function
October 2023
Supporting student mental health and wellbeing

Resources and knowledge to help universities and colleges provide support for students.
July 2023
Time use and wellbeing

Exploring instantaneous enjoyment through time diaries
June 2023
Social isolation and loneliness across the life course

Changes to social isolation and wellbeing over time and between generations
April 2023
Community wellbeing in a university setting

Researching what community wellbeing means to the staff and students of Northumbria University
February 2023
Growing the loneliness evidence base

Mapping the landscape and improving practice
November 2022
Work and terminal illness

The role of work in wellbeing at the end of life
October 2022
Maximising local area wellbeing

With tailored support for local authorities
July 2022
Exploring body image and wellbeing among female Instagram users

An analysis of the relationships between body image and wellbeing indicators, and initial exploration of the impact of body image Instagram messages on life satisfaction.
February 2022
Business Leaders’ Council

An event series for businesses and employers highlighting issues around workplace wellbeing
January 2022
Loneliness and wellbeing in young people

Building our understanding of who and how young people are affected