Sem 1

Seminar 1: The Research Agenda

Held at the University of Sheffield, Friday 31st of January, 2014.

Programme:

(Click on the links to see and download the papers on which the presentations are based).

10.00 – Coffee

10.30 – Welcome and Introduction to the Seminar Series

  • Ian Bache (University of Sheffield), Karen Scott (University of Newcastle) and Charles Seaford (new economics foundation)

10.50 – Policy perspectives: wellbeing on the political agenda

  • Charles Seaford (Head of the Centre for Wellbeing, new economics foundation)
  • Paul Allin (Imperial College and former Head of the National Wellbeing Programme at the Office for National Statistics)
  • Ewen McKinnon (Wellbeing and Civil Society Policy, Analysis and Insights Team, Cabinet Office)
  • Chair, Ian Bache

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12.30 – Lunch and informal discussions

1.30 – Policy perspectives continued: feedback from informal discussions

2.00 – Academic perspectives: wellbeing on the ‘political science’ agenda

  • Karen Scott
  • Louise Reardon (University of Sheffield) (for copyright reasons the paper can be found here)
  • Paul Anand (Open University)
  • Chair, Aki Tsuchiya (Director, Centre for Wellbeing in Public Policy, University of Sheffield)

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3.30 – Tea

3.45 – Feedback and roundtable discussion

4.15 – Summing up and next steps (Ian Bache, Karen Scott and Charles Seaford)

4.30 – End

A full attendance list for the seminar is available here.