Associate Professor Lindsay G. Oades
World-recognised applied wellbeing scientist and Director, Centre for Positive Psychology, University of Melbourne
Lindsay G. Oades (PhD) is a multi-award winning researcher, speaker, teacher and author in the applications of wellbeing science. As Director of the Centre for Positive Psychology and coordinator for the Masters of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) program at the University of Melbourne his applications of wellbeing science span health, business and education sectors.
In the health sector Lindsay's work on the Collaborative Recovery Model (CRM) has impacted mental health service provision with the wellbeing/coaching model being used in all mainland states of Australia and related measurement tools translated into 8 languages.
In the business sector, Lindsay was the foundational Director of the Australian Institute for Business Wellbeing, Sydney Business School and he is lead editor on The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Positivity and Strengths-Based Approaches at Work.
In the education sector, he contributed to the NSW Wellbeing Framework for schools and he is currently a collaborator on the ARC Linkage project examining the implementation for social and emotional learning at scale across Victorian public schools.
Lindsay is a high quality educator recognised by an Australian government citation for his outstanding contribution to student learning. With over
100 scientific articles and book chapters and approaching $3m in competitive research funding he also contributes
to the science of wellbeing. Lindsay contributes to the community in multiple ways from being on the scientific advisory board at the Institute of Coaching at Harvard University, a co-editor of the International Journal of Wellbeing, non-executive Director for the Reach Foundation and Action for Happiness Australia, through to having been an age manager for Surf Life Saving Australia and a junior AFL football coach. Lindsay believes wellbeing is everyone's business.
See Lindsay's two brand new books:
1) Oades, L.G., Steger, M., Delle-Fave, A., & Passmore, J. The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Positivity and Strengths-Based Approaches at Work. London: Wiley-Blackwell.
(2) Slade, M., Oades, L.G. Jarden, A. Wellbeing, recovery and mental health. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
// Appearances coming up
14:20 | PANEL: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF POSITIVITY
- Day 1 Thursday 22nd June 2017
14:40 | PANEL: BUILDING HAPPINESS HABITS AT WORK
- Day 2 Friday 23rd June 2017