The Centre for Wellbeing Science (CWS) is Australia’s leading research centre in positive psychology and wellbeing science. It is one of the research centres at the Faculty of Education at the University of Melbourne. Areas of focus include  wellbeing literacy, wellbeing education and training, and wellbeing communities and connections.


Our purpose at CWS is to advance and apply the science of wellbeing to equip and empower communities, groups and individuals to thrive. We realise this purpose by applying a strengths lens, systems thinking and multidisciplinary perspectives to enable wellbeing capabilities and nurture positive change agents in a range of contexts including education, workplaces and sport.


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  • Postgraduate Student Supervision
  • Teaching
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