Refereed Journal Articles

Baker, L. M., Oades, L. G., & Raban, B. (2021). Wellbeing literacy and early childhood education. New Zealand International Research in Early Childhood Education23(2), 4-19. https://search.informit.org/doi/10.3316/informit.404572037365614

Colla, R., Williams, P., Oades, L. G., & Camacho-Morles, J. (2022). " A New Hope" for Positive Psychology: A Dynamic Systems Reconceptualization of Hope Theory. Frontiers in Psychology13, 809053-809053.  https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.809053

Guitard, J., Jarden, A., Jarden, R., & Lajoie, D. (2022). An Evaluation of the Psychometric Properties of the Temporal Satisfaction With Life Scale. Frontiers in psychology, 1768.  https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.795478

Jarden, R., Joshanloo, M., Weijers, D., Sandham, M., & Jarden, A. (2022). Predictors of life satisfaction in New Zealand: Analysis of a national datasetInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19, 5612. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19095612

Jarden, R., Joshanloo, M., Weijers, D., Sandham, M., & Jarden, A. (2022). Life satisfaction in New ZealandEncyclopedia.pub, Retrieved from https://encyclopedia.pub/entry/23526

Guitard, J., & Jarden, A. (2022). Cognitive forecasting and its link to life satisfaction: An investigation of accurate and optimistic prospection and retrospection. International Journal of Wellbeing12(2). https://doi.org/10.5502/ijw.v12i2.1981

Ignjatovic, C., Kern, M. L., & Oades, L. G. (2022). The VIVA Sustainable Work Engagement Model: A Conceptual Introduction and Preliminary Test Over Three Years. International Journal of Applied Positive Psychology, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41042-022-00064-4

Mossman, L. H., Slemp, G. R., Lewis, K. J., Colla, R. H., & O’Halloran, P. (2022). Autonomy support in sport and exercise settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis. International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 1-24. https://doi.org/10.1080/1750984X.2022.2031252

Ciarrochi, J., Hayes, S. C., Oades, L. G., & Hofmann, S. G. (2022). Toward a unified framework for positive psychology interventions: Evidence-based processes of change in coaching, prevention, and training. Frontiers in psychology, 6374.  https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.809362

Khazaei, M., Holder, M. D., Sirois, F. M., Oades, L. G., & Gallagher, M. W. (2022). Evaluating the psychometric properties of the Mental Health Continuum Short Form (MHC-SF) in Iranian adolescents. Current Psychology, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-022-02970-x

Ramirez-Duran, D., Kern, M. L., & Stokes, H. (2022). More than a feeling: Perceptions of wellbeing in regular Ashtanga Yoga practitioners. International Journal of Wellbeing12(2). https://doi.org/10.5502/ijw.v12i2.2027

Uliaszek, A., A., Rashid, T. & Zarowsky, Z. (2022). The Role of Signature Strengths in Treatment Outcome: Initial Results from a Large and Diverse University Sample. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy 52, 15–21. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10879-021-09523-6

Vella-Brodrick, D. A., & Gilowska, K. (2022). Effects of Nature (Greenspace) on Cognitive Functioning in School Children and Adolescents: a Systematic Review. Educational Psychology Review, 1-38. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10648-022-09658-5

Vella-Brodrick, D. A., Gill, A., & Patrick, K. (2022). Seeing Is Believing: Making Wellbeing More Tangible. Frontiers in Psychology13, 809108-809108. http://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.809108

Allen, KA., Gallo Cordoba, B., Ryan, T. Vella-Brodrick, D. A. (2022). Examining predictors of school belonging using a socio-ecological perspective. Journal of Child and Family Studies, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-022-02305-1

Morgan, B., Gulliford, L., Waters, L. (2021). Taking 'Thanks' for Granted: A Cross-Cultural Exploration of Gratitude in the UK and Australia. Cross Cultural Research, first available online.


Arslan, G., Allen, K., & Waters, L. (2022). Strength-Based Parenting and Academic Motivation in Adolescents Returning to School After COVID-19 School Closure: Exploring the Effect of School Belonging and Strength Use, Psychological Reports, https://doi.org/10.1177/00332941221087915

Li, Y., Xu, M., Waters, L., Yang, X., Wu C., & Wu, Z. (2022). Significant task activates trait gratitude for organizational citizenship behaviors: The mediating role of psychological availability. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, http://doi.org/10.1080/1359432X.2022.2064745


Allen, K. A., Furlong, M. J., Vella-Brodrick, D. A. & Suldo S. M. (Eds.). (2022). The Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools (3rd ed.). Taylor and Francis.

van Nieuwerburgh, C., & Williams, P. (Eds.). (2022). From Surviving to Thriving: A student’s guide to feeling and doing well at university. SAGE.

Book Chapters:

Jarden, A., & Jarden, R. (2022). Learn about yourself. In C. van Nieuwerburgh and P. Willims (Eds)., From survive to thrive – A field guide to feeling well and doing well at university. Sage Publishing.

Oades, L.G., Hou, H., Francis, J.J., Baker, L., and Huang, L. (2022). Well-being Literacy: Language Use as a Way to Contextualize the Process of Positive Education. (pp.91-103). In K-A. Allen, M. J. Furlong, D. A. Vella-Brodrick & S. M. Suldo, (Eds.). The handbook of positive psychology in schools: Supporting Process and Practice (3rd ed.). Taylor and Francis. ISBN: 978-03-67-85586-4

Huebner, E. S., Furlong, M. J. Allen, K-A., Vella-Brodrick, D. A., Suldo, S. M. & Gilman, R. (2022). A selected introduction to the science and practice of positive psychology in schools. In K. A. Allen, M. J. Furlong, D. A. Vella-Brodrick, & S. M. Suldo (Eds.). The Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools (3rd ed.). Taylor and Francis.

Chin, T-C., Ricci, E., Cooper, A., Downie, A., & Vella-Brodrick, D. A. (2022). Using Theory of Change for Fostering Wellbeing and Engagement in Learning Communities. In K. A. Allen, M. J. Furlong, D. A. Vella-Brodrick, & S. M. Suldo (Eds.). The Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools (3rd ed.). Taylor and Francis.

Vella-Brodrick, D. A., Frisina, J., Chin, T-C., & Joshanloo, M. (in press, 2022). Tracking the effects of positive education around the globe. In K. A. Allen, M. J. Furlong, D. A. Vella-Brodrick, & S. M. Suldo (Eds.). The Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools (3rd ed.). Taylor and Francis.

Jacques-Hamilton, R., Chin, T-C., & Vella-Brodrick, D. A. (in press, 2022). Using Experience Sampling Methods to understand how various life and school experiences affect student well-being. In K. A. Allen, M. J. Furlong, D. A. Vella-Brodrick, & S. M. Suldo (Eds.). The Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools (3rd ed.). Taylor and Francis.

West, M., Patrick, K. & Vella-Brodrick, D. A. (2022). “Smart” technology has an important role to play in making learning about well-being in schools engaging and real for students. In K. A. Allen, M. J. Furlong, D. A. Vella-Brodrick, & S. M. Suldo (Eds.). The Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools (3rd ed.). Taylor and Francis.


De Ruyter, D., Oades, L. G., Waghid, Y., Ehrenfeld, J., Gilead, T. and Singh, N.C. (2022). ‘Education for "flourishing and "flourishing in education’ in Ergas, O., Gilead, T. and Singh, N.C. (eds.) Education and human "flourishing, in Reimagining education: International Science and Evidence based Education Assessment [Duraiappah, A.K., Atteveldt, N.M. van et al. (eds.)]. New Delhi: UNESCO MGIEP

Online Articles:

Gundlach, H., & Slemp, G. (2022, February 28). Higher salaries might attract teachers but pay isn’t one of the top 10 reasons for leaving. The Conversation.  https://theconversation.com/higher-salaries-might-attract-teachers-but-pay-isnt-one-of-the-top-10-reasons-for-leaving-177825

Jarden, A. (2022). The calm of the sea. BBC. https://www.bbc.com/storyworks/travel/a-way-to-get-away/the-calm-of-the-sea

Kern, P. (2022, May 20) Why do we get teary when we’re tired or sick. The Conversation.  https://theconversation.com/why-do-we-get-teary-when-were-tired-or-sick-180661

Vella-Brodrick, D., & Slemp, G. (2022, April 4). Crafting your work to increase job satisfaction. Pursuit. https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/crafting-your-work-to-increase-job-satisfaction

Vella-Brodrick, D., & Gilowska, K. (2022, May 2). Nurturing nature in schools for enhanced learning. Pursuit. https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/nurturing-nature-in-schools-for-enhanced-learning