ACQOL Members

The Australian Centre on Quality of Life brings together expertise from researchers and postgraduate students from a diverse range of areas. Below is a current list of our members and their interests within the field.

Common abbreviations

  • QoL: quality of life
  • HRQoL: health-related quality of life
  • SWB: subjective wellbeing
  • AQoL: assessment of quality of life / quality of life assessment


Assoc. Professor Zhumazhan Abdrakhmanov
Doctor, IKTU, medical faculty
Mrs Nur Fatihah Abdullah Bandar
PhD Candidate, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya
I would like to expand research and focuses on QOl of Person with Disabilities. Comparative study Malaysia and Australia.
Dr Gboyega Emmanuel Abikoye
Clinical Psychologist and Lecturer , Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago - Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria
Caregivers' well-being and QoL, psychological intervention among chronically ill persons and their caregivers
Dr Hisham Abu-Rayya
Dr Ed Adams
County Director, Washington State University Extension
Outreach education, evaluation
Dr Jane Adams
Engagement Manager, IMS Health
Utility values, hrQoL
Mrs Sevil Agaoglu Yildiz
Pharmacist, Public Pharmacy in Turkey
Ms Mahnaz Ahangari
Supervisor of Physical Therapy Ward (M.S.), Shahid Beheshti Med. University
Elderly, QoL
Ms Nazli Ahmad
Assistant Professor, Institute for Mentally Retarded Children, Chandigarh
While being a proffesional in the field of intellectual diasability i feel now is the perfect time when we should talk about quality of life of persons with intellectual disabilty.
Dr Eliza Ahmed
Assistant Director, Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
QoL, well-being (personal, workplace)
Mr Iqbal Ahmed
N.L.O, National academy of political awareness, pakistan.
Ms Pamela Aldridge
Dementia Educator , Alzheimers Australia SA
Wellbeing construct, measure for people with dementia QoL, person-centred care
Alzhimers Australia
Ms Stacey Jayne Anderson
Post Graduate Candidate and Tutor, James Cook University
Up to date research, well-being
Ms Gloria Antonio
General Manager, Disability Services, Lifestyle Solutions (Aust) Ltd.
Mr Mufutau Aremu
Senior lecturer, Obafemi Awolowo Unversity
Dr (PhD) Benito Arias
Professor, Institute on Community Integration
Objective QoL, subjective QoL, intellectual and developmental disability, social services, aQoL
Mr Victor B. Arias
Associate Teacher, University of Valladolid
Subjective and objective QoL, developmental and intellectual disabilities, aQoL
Ms Pat Armitstead
Joyologist, Joyology
Joy, compassion, healthcare, wellbeing, engagement, happiness, multiple intelligences
Ms Pauline Armour
Community Care Development Manager, UnitingCare Ageing NSW & ACT
Older people, people with disabilities, carers, disadvantaged communities
Mr Seyed Aroos Sheriffdeen
University of Canberra
I am undertaking a research on how ict can contribute to improve quality of life
Mrs Yana Arsyadi Leiper
Owner, Arsyadi and Font Raket Consulting
Dr Abdolrahim Asadollahi
Assistant Profesor, Assist Social Capital
Social well-being among aged, quality of society and life regarding elderly, civic engagement of older adults
Mr Steve Auld
Principal, Bundarra Central School
Potential retirees, interested in advising students from school to retirement re life factors other than school exit marks and salaries
Dr Andreja Avsec
Lecturer, University of Ljubljana
M.Sc. Nihat Ayceman
Lecturer, Akdeniz University
Complementary and alternative medicine, spa and fitness wellness, massage, natural therapies, sport
The Massage and Natural Therapies Association
Mr Kojo Ayernor
MPhil Student, Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS), University of Ghana
Ageing, QoL
Mr Salahuddien Ayob


Professor Rajendra Prasad Bajpai
Visiting Professor, Sino Dutch Center of Personalised and Preventive Medicine
Holistic health indicators, biophotons, life. Every portions of the body of any human subject incessantly emit visible range photons. The emitted signal has a core quantum part and a peripheral classical part. The signal is continuous broadcast of the state of subject. The signal carry information about physiological and psychological states,and can provide indices for their measurements.
Ms Jo-Anne Baker
Counsellor / Life Coach, The Pleasure Spot
Health, healing, longevity
Ms Jyoti Bala
Lecturer, M.M. college of nursing
Mr Alan Baldwin
Head of Dental Care, Australian Unity
Oral health related QoL, health related QoL, relationship between ohQoL and wellbeing
Ms Linda Barclay
Lecturer, Occupational Therapy Department, Monash University
Ms Larisa Ariadne Justine Barnes
Research Clinician / Naturopath, Northern Rivers University Dept of Rural Health / Private Practice
Palliative care, prenatal health, postnatal health, optimising health and QoL throughout the lifespan
Assoc. Professor Tony Barnett
Monash University
Older persons, rural, community
Ms Pagan Barrett-Woodbridge
Manager, Performance Effectiveness, Department of Human Services
QoL, evaluation, disability, abuse and neglect, standards, surveys, tools and resources, resilience, social enterprise, positive psychology, measures
Professor Christopher Beehner
Professor, Business and Information Management, Seminole State College of Florida
Workplace spirituality, QoL, quality of work life, voluntary simplicity
Ms Kerstin Beise
Student, University Leeds
QoL for disabled people
Mrs Rosalind Ben-Moshe
Laughlife Wellbeing Programs
Happiness research, health and happiness, social capital and health
Mr David Bennett
Executive Coach, Coaching Student at Henley Business School
Wellbeing, coaching, community, fulfilment, resilience, self-awareness
Dr Sharon Bentley
Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine (Optometry), Faculty of Health, Deakin University
Vision, optometry, ophthalmology, public health
Mr David Berka
Student, Deakin University
Ms Anoo Bhopti
PhD Student / Research & Development Clinician, Monash University / Yooralla
Family QoL, families of children with a disability
Mr Peter Bill
Program Coordinator, Crossroads Queensland
Ms Elizabeth Anne Bishop
CEO, St. John of God Accord
QoL, disability, population, satisfaction, reports, statistics, benchmark, family, services
Dr Malachy Bishop
Professor, University of Kentucky
Chronic illness, disability, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy
Mrs Margaret Bishop
Accommodation Manager, St. John of God Accord
Individualised, wants and needs
Ms Silvia Blatter
QoL in adults with autism spectrum disorder, intelligence reduction
Mrs Janette Boazman
Doctoral Candidate, University of Dallas
Personal wellbeing of gifted students
Mr Bob Boyd
President, National Wellness Institute of Australia
QoL is a related concept to the wellness paradigm and as such important in my roles as wellness lecturer, workplace wellness consultant, wellness coach, chair nwi international wellness committee.
Mrs Cecelia Boyd Orford
PhD Student, QUT
QoL in people waiting for transplantation
Ms Melissa Branagh
Writer / Journalist, MJB Communications
Health and wellbeing
Ms Paula Bray
The Institute for Neuroscience and Muscle Research
QoL in children, chronic disease, measurement of QoL, electronic measurement of QoL, diary methods
Mr Charles Brent
Human Resources Manager, Hanson
Contribution of work-life balance initiatives on discretionary effort, performance, organisational sustainability
Ms Thea Katherine Bridgman
Student, Deakin University
SWB, happiness, laughter
Mrs Lisa Broom
Lecturer, Monash University
Dr Ivan Brown
Professor, University of Toronto
Family QoL, intellectual disability
Professor Roy Brown
Emeritus Professor , University of Calgary
Intellectual disability, developmental disability, quality of life measures, support, intervention, policy.
Ms Krystal Browne
Student , Deakin University
Wellbeing, developmental disabilities, autism, parenting
Dr Amma Buckley
Research Fellow, Curtin University of Technology
Community research, land use change and wellbeing, wellbeing and the environment
Dr Lea Budden
Senior Lecturer, James Cook University
Mr Tom M. J. Burke
Student, Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology
QoL, attitude change, self esteem, personal wellbeing, psychological wellbeing, intellectual/learning/cognitive disability
Dr Sue Burney
Senior Lecturer, Monash University
QoL, research, cancer patients
Dr Evelin Burns
Nursing research
Dr Richard Burns
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Australian National University
Wellbeing, happiness
ANU staff profile
Ms Jane Buschkens
PhD student, Associate Lecturer, James Cook University
Circadian rhythms, swb, chronic stress, carers


Mr Praveen C. S.
Research Scholar, Pondicherry University, India
Dr Inmaculada Calleja
Dr Helen Laura Cameron-Tucker
Physiotherapist, Research Fellow, Royal Hobart Hospital, University of Tasmania
Impact of chronic disease on QoL, australian norms for QoL domains, how best to measure QoL
Mrs Shelby Canterford
Demographer/Social Analyst, Geoscience Australia
Disaster, resilience, recovery
Miss Tanja Capic
Student, Deakin University
Ms Linda Carpenter
Area Manager, Aspire, Southern Tasmania
Ppei workshop facilitator, mental health rehabilitation recovery, master rehabilitation counselling student, thesis QoL, psychosocial, social determinants
Dr Susan Carruthers
Research Fellow, National Drug Research Institute
AQoL, chronic disease, hepatitis c, injecting drug use, mental health
Ms Minna Chand
Psychologist APA member.Coach/Tutor, Charles Darwin University
Ms Minna-Johanna Chand
Teacher / Psychologist / Coach, Charles Darwin University / American Psychological Association / Australian Sports Commission
M Satish Chandramadhav
Consulting Advisor & Therapist, Institute of Psychodynamics
Psychologist, hypnotherapist, counsellor
Mr Khairudin Che Tak
PhD Student, University of Malaya, Malaysia
SWB, life satisfaction, happiness, malay culture
Ms Maria Chow
PhD Candidate, University of Sydney
Acute illness, immunisation, questionnaire development
National Centre for Immunisation Research & Surveillance
Mr David Christian
Manager, WISE Community Investment, WISE Employment
Ms Deb Chumbley
Aged care, disability
Dr Samantha Clarke
Lecturer, Clinical Psychology, University of the Sunshine Coast
Research, student support, access to resources for teaching
Dr Kay Cook
Senior Research Fellow, Deakin University
Poverty, welfare, single parents, policy analysis, stigma, social inequalities, social policy
Deakin staff profile
Dr Daniel Costa
Research associate, lecturer, School of Psychology, University of Sydney
Mrs Jo-Anne Coughlan
Service Manager (in aged care) and Post Grad student
Working and studying in aged care
Mr Justin Coulson
PhD Candidate, University of Wollongong
Parenting, swb, calling, character strengths, eudaimonia
Happy Families
Ms Lyn Courtney
PhD Student / Lecturer, James Cook University
Psychosocial wellbeing, holistic wellbeing, baby boom career women, australian baby boomers
Ms Shelley Anne Cowden
PhD Scholar, Deakin University
Yoga, health & wellbeing, lifestyle, eastern philosophy, mental health, cultural practices, globalisation
Mr Philip Cox
Wellbeing, happiness, existential
Mr Graeme Craig
Senior Manager, Service Development, Vision Australia
Measuring quality, service outcomes, QoL indicators
Ms Carol Craigie
Master of Psychology Student, Monash University
Research in subjective wellbeing
Dr Madeline Cruice
Senior Lecturer / Clinical Educator, City University London
Wellbeing, communication disability, stroke, rehabilitation, speech pathology, measurement, qualitative, interview
City University staff profile
Mrs Angela Cullen
Adults with an intellectual disability who live in a group home
Professor Robert Ashley Cummins
Professor of Psychology, Deakin University
QoL, subjctive wellbeing, happiness
Deakin staff profile


Mrs Margaret Daly
Occupational Therapist, Royal North Shore Hospital Sydney
Dr Melanie Davern
University of Melbourne
SWB, affect, personality, religiosity
Mr Harry George Davey
Student, Hurlstone agricultural highschool
Curious, interested, contributive, willing, educating
Ms Kim Davis
Career Coach and Trainer, Ironbark Employment, Darwin
Researching QoL in indigenous australians
Ms Helen Dawson
Honours Student, University of Sydney
Dr Marian De Souza
Senior Lecturer/Editor, Journal of Religious Education, Australian Catholic University
Spirituality and education, intercultural education, interreligious education, transmission of cultural values in pluralist societies, lifelong learning
Dr Caroline De Vries
Psychiatry Registrar, Hunter New England Mental Health
Mrs Nadine Dean
QoL in disability work
Dr Prakash (Sanju) Deenapanray
Research Analyst, Ecological Living In Action (ELIA)
QoL, swb, ecological economics, sustainability indicators
Dr D. Dhanapal
Honorary Director, Geo Resource Centre
Research, project proposals, project implementation, development works, policy advocacy, gender, ict, biodiversity, energy, environment, water management, education
Ph.D. thesis
Dr Ashley Di Battista
Psychologist, clin.neuropsych. registrar, researcher, University of Melbourne, MCRI
Subjective well being, traumatic brain injury, youth
Professor Dale Dinnel
Professor of Psychology, Western Washington University
Subjective and psychological well-being, positive emotions, QoL, cultural variation
Dr Anjli Doshi
Deputy Director General (Policy), National Population and Family Development Board, Malaysia
Family, QoL, wellbeing, family strengths
Dr Vanita Dua
Psychologist/counselor, Sadhu Vaswani International School for Girls, New Delhi, India
QoL, working women, intellectual disability, psychology
Mr Craig Duckmanton
Wellbeing Co-Ordinator, Australian Unity - Retirement Services
Dr Marina Dyakovich
Institute of Occupational Health & Human Ecology, Angarsk, Russia
HrQoL of patients with occupational neurointoxication, their disability, psychological and social problems
Bc. Andrea Dzurova
I'm student and i need more information about quality of life
Mr Richard Dzwonkowski
Vocational Counsellor , Melbourne Citymission


Ms Kathleen Earle
Founder / Creative Director, Custodians Garden
Eco-social wellbeing, holistic healthcare, custodianship of the earth
Ms Liz Edge
Counsellor, NMIT
Women's health, body image, resiliency, optimism, relationships, communication
Ms Laura Edney
Student, Adelaide University
PhD Student Luke Einerson
RA/TA, Texas Tech University
Financial satisfaction, quality of life, swb
Mr Ahmed El Bialy
Researcher , The Institute of Environmental Studies and Sciences - Ain Shams University
Mrs Vicky Ellam-Dyson
Follower satisfaction, team cohesion, effective leadership
Dr Graham Engel
QoL, post retirement, elderly
Mrs Lesley Ervin
Social Worker, Barwon Health
Mrs Carolyn Evans
Managing Director, ThinkEvans Pty. Ltd., ThinkEvans
Wellbeing, research, prosperity, index, work/life balance, employment
Mr Lionel Glenn Evans
Research Worker, Central Queensland University
Wellbeing and QoL, rural/remote issues, farming communities and disability


Mr Rasoul Fadaee
Dr Giulio Fanton
Head of Rehabilitation Care Unit, Centro Polifunzionale Don Calabria, Italy
Dr (PhD) Muhammad Shahid Farooq Chaundry
Lecturer / Doctoral Student in Education, Institute of Education and Research, University of the Punjab, Pakistan / Institute of Science of Educational Practices and Training, University of Lyon, France
Inclusive education, learning styles, cognitive styles, quality education, research in educational problems
Professor Joseph Fattal Junior Fattal
Palestrante / Consultor / Coordenador, CIVI- Centro de Valorização e integração do idoso.
QoL, lecturing in australia, QoL around the world
Ms Rachel Feeney
Research Officer, PhD candidate, The University of Queensland
Health related quality of life of young old children: The contribution of speech/language, child and family factors.
Mr Rafael Pablo M. Fernando
President / Founder, Integral Transformation Group, Inc.
Total quality management, iso standards, organic agriculture, good governance and institutional management
LinkedIn profile
Mr Sebastian Filep
Research Fellow in Wellness Tourism and Wellbeing, Centre for Tourism and Services Research, Victoria University
Positive psychology in tourism, spa and wellness tourism, QoL and wellbeing in tourism
Professor Judith Finn
Professor (Research), University of South Australia
HrQoL, hrQoL after critical illness, hrQoL after cardiac arrest
University of South Australia staff profile
Mrs Jennifer Fleischer
Project Manager, Gov - DEECD
Future, fulfillment, awareness, happiness
Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA)
Ms Lisa Formosa
Candidate of a Research Masters in Psychology, Deakin
Positive youth development, life satisfaction, wellbeing, student
Ms Deborah Fox
M.Sc. (Midwifery and Women's Health), University Central Lancashire (UCLAN), UK
Normal birth, midwifery continuity of care, collaborative maternity care
Ms Ronit Fraid
Doctoral Student, Deakin University
Miss Camilla Franklin
Honours Student, Deakin University
SWB, resilience, risk factors for homeostatic defeat
Ms Ayanna Frederick
Student, The University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT)
Quality of life, QoL research, subjective well-being


Mrs Laura Gómez
Teaching Assistant, Institute on Community Integratio
Individual QoL, aQoL, subjective QoL, objective QoL, intellectual disabilities, social service recipients
Ms Lisa Gardiner
Senior Consultant, SAL Consulting
QoL cross sectorial, organisational, clinical and learning
Ms Rita Adriana Gargiulo
Student of Master of Psychology (Clinical), Deakin University
SWB, mood disorders, gender issues
Mr Caleb Ademola Gbiri
Neuro-Physiotherapist / Research Fellow, Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria
Neurodevelepmental, public health, neurological condition, health promotion, psychiatry, rehabilitation, QoL
Ms Julie George
Life Enquirer
Giving more, taking less, making sense, keeping life simple
Dr Atefeh Ghanbari
Assistant Professor, Guilan Medical Science University
QoL in all diseases especially gastro intestinal and skin, QoL in any kinds of cancer and breast cancer, construction of different questionnaires about QoL in different cultures
Dr Azza Ghonem
Down's syndrome, intellectual disabilities, QoL, health promotion, physical activity
Mrs Helen Giggins
Owner/ Director, Private Practice
Empowerment, growth, health, connections, education, support, knowledge, development, positive, achievable, people, purpose. I have a history in working as a social worker and counselor around identity and quality of life for a diverse population. I look forward to being able to increase my knowledge and share my experiences with like minded professionals so that I may continue to provide opportunities of empowerment to clients and communities as they increase their quality of life.
Dr Narayan Gopalkrishnan
Lecturer and Course Coordinator, Social Work and Human Services, James Cook University
Integrative Medicine, Complementary Approaches to Health, Mental Health, Migrants and Refugees
Ms Claudia Gorecki
Research Fellow, University of Leeds
HrQoL, patient-reported outcomes, psychometrics, health outcomes methodology
Dr Suzy Green
Co-Founder, Positive Psychology Institute
Ms Lucy Gries
Student, Monash University
Mr Carsten James Grimm
Postgraduate Student, University of Canterbury
Positive psychology, orientations to happiness, experience sampling, psychological health and flourishing
Ms Ekaterina Grishina
Postgraduate Student, Moscow State University
Strategy planning for QoL improvement, ecology, health, personal development
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Mrs Rebecca Gumb
Business Assurance Manager, integratedliving
Mrs Asanka Gunasekara
PhD student, Swinburne University
I have used the index to measure life satisfaction of sri lankan and indian skilled migrants living in australia


Mrs Flurina Hain
Ms Vivienne Halat
Mental health, social circus, art therapy
Ms Anne Hammond
Interaction of employee wellbeing (individual/team) and organisational wellbeing (strategic considerations), wholistic approach to mental and physical wellbeing
Ms Kathryn Hammond
Wellbeing, workplace
Mr Thomas Hammond
Graduate Student, Deakin University
Mr Ashiru Hamza Mohammad
PhD candidate, Center for Population Health, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Impact, determinants, hrQoL, stroke survivors, wellbeing
Ms Grace Hancock
Student, Deakin University
Psychology, wellbeing, mental health, enjoyment, opportunity, support
Mrs Sue Hanley
Work life balance, career choice, coaching
Ms Zena Hanna
Occupational Therapist
Understanding how to create wellbeing and use that to influence individuals and society in the choices the take everyday
Dr Martin William Harris
Lecturer in Rural Health, University of Tasmania
Thriving, transition, dislocation, mental health, refugees
University Department of Rural Health (UDRH)
Mrs Linda Hartley-Clark
PhD Candidate, Deakin University
SWB, depression, interpersonal relationships
Mr Shukir Hasan
PhD student, College of Nursing
Deakin University
Dr Marge Hauritz
Manager, Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and Multicultural Affairs
Subjective, wellbeing, community, data, aboriginal
Mr Ash Hauser
Director, Life Pilot Pty. Ltd.
More evolved perspective, redefine success, true happiness
Assoc. Professor Graeme Hawthorne
Principal Research Fellow, University of Melbourne
QoL research, QoL scales and instruments, the mental health of populations, mental health and program evaluation
Mental Health Evaluation Unit
Mr Laurie Haynes
Specialist Clinical Psychologist, Geographe Psychology Services
Client wellbeing, work-life balance, stress management
Al Hazen
Judaica Store
Dr Giti Hemmatirad
Researcher and Assistant professor, Payam Nour University
Mental health in students
Dr Elizabeth Hensel
Research Fellow, University of Birmingham, UK
Learning disability, happiness, subjective QoL
Mr Royce Hernandez
Head, Testing Office, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde
Psychometrics, clinical psychology, educational psychology, test development, swb
Ms Susan Heyes
PhD candidate, Flinders University, SA
Life, death, urinary, prostate cancer, bladder cancer, partners, families & carers, end of life, nurse, health, psychology, treatment. Equality of health, care, facilities, and resources to allow all patients and their families, quality of life through illness, survivorship or death.
Ms Tracey Higlett
Dr Arifin Bin Hj Zainal
Chairperson / Assoc. Professor, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Ms Esmé Holmes
Holistic Psychotherapist
Holistic, positive ageing, community, connectedness, population health, spirituality, indigenous
Ms Krystine Horfiniak
Deakin University
SWB, elite athletes, coping, resilience
Dr Severin Hornung
Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Quality of working life, flexible work arrangements, occupational stress, psycho-social wellbeing and job performance
Ms Joy Hosking
Executive Director, The Friendship Foundation Limited
Partnership, QoL study, competencies, carers, self-managed chronic care plans
Mr Robin Howat
Lecturer, University of Western Sydney
Music therapy, aged care, well being, evaluation, research
Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy
Ms Morgen Hughes
Project Officer, Sexual Assault Support Service (SASS)
AcQoL's application to individuals who have experienced sexual assault
Timo Hujanen
Researcher, CHESS (Centre for Health and Social Economics), National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)
Cost-effectiveness, outcomes of health services, elderly care, proxy assessment, hrQoL instruments, algorithms
Dr Jennifer Hunter
University of Sydney
Ms Vicki Hutton
PhD Candidate, Monash University
Hiv, stigma, companion animals


Dr Stanley Igwe
Cosultant Psychiatrist, Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital Maiduguri, Nigeria
Ms Sally Imeson
PhD Student, Griffith University
Work life balance, food and sport-stress management
Mrs Mª Jesús Irurtia
University of Valladolid - Department of Psychology
QoL, aQoL
University of Valladolid staff profile
Mr Ismahalil Ishak
Researcher, National Population and Family Development Board
Understanding the swb
Dr Oehler-Sincai Iulia Monica
Senior researcher, Institute for World Economy, Romanian Academy


Mr Aaron Jarden
Lecturer in Psychology
Wellbeing, happiness, flourishing, values
Associate Professor Darja Jarosova
Head of Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ostrava
Research swb
Jayaram Jayaram
Caregiver / Professor, SRMV CAS
Mrs Rita Jenkins
Mrs Louise Jespersen
PhD Student, National Institute of Public Health
Dr Reza Johari Fard
Researcher , Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Germany
Clinical psychologist, specialist in psychosomatic medicine & psychotherapy
Dr Cara Jones
State Services Authority
SWB, QoL, assessment of wellbeing, policy uses of wellbeing measures
Mrs Janice Jones
Lecturer and Program Coordinator (B.Ed.), University of Southern Queensland
Wellbeing, education, indigenous knowledges, spirituality, nature deficit disorder, creativity, nature, play, teaching and learning, futures, thirdspace, the third space, restorative environments, narrative, holistic learning


Mr Akram Kalule
Project Manager, Action to Positive Change on People with Disabilities in Uganda, Africa
Dr Suneetha Kandi
Assistant Professor (Counsellor), MVGR Collge of Engineering
Enhance student QoL, maximising potentials
Mr Jahanvash Karim
Mr Harry Karoo
Director , Crawshaw Hall Medical Centre and Nursing Home
Evaluation of quality care services provision in nursing home for physical/medical disabilities age over 18 years. Dementia and associated mental disability.
Mrs Anastasia Kastanaki
Clinical Psychologist, Psychooncology Center, State Mental Health Hospital of Chania, Crete, Greece
Psycho-oncology, suicides, psychology
Dr Virginia Kaufman Hall
Assistant director research and evaluation , Commonwealth dept Families, Housing, Communities and Indigenous Affairs
Indigenous activities, monitoring and evaluation, Council of Australian Governments. researching Interplay between education employment health and wellbeing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander wellbeing framework with CRC for Remote Economic Participation
Ms Satpal Kaur
Lecturer, International Medical University (IMU) Sdn Bhd
Student stress, QoL of students, employees, psychiatric patients and the caregivers, workplace stress
Mr Ehsan Kazemi
Manager, Life quality institute
Research, teaching
Mr John Kearney
Student , Charles Sturt Universtity
QoL across the life span, swb, positive psychology
Miss Sabrina Kelaart
Honours Student, Deakin University
Honours thesis, own personal knowledge and growth. I am working with Professor Robert Cummins on my honours thesis and would like to familiarize myself more with the research initiatives for Quality of Life and Subjective Wellbeing Studies.
Mr Tim Kelly
Graduate student, Deakin University
Dr Michaela Kennedy
How best to evaluate whether a person believes they have a good quality of life
Dr Wendy L. Kennedy
Senior Associate, Quality Life Australia
SWB, perceived control, and adaptation specifically towards health, life transitions, loss, and relationships.
Ms Maree Keynes
Quality and Program Development Officer, Anglicare
Dr Aqeel Khan
Senior Lecturer, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Dr Leigh Kibby
Meaning and purpose, spirituality, values, morals and ethics
Mr Paul Kimber
Student, Deakin University
SWB, Depression, Mood Disorders
Mr Gordon William Arthur King
Student, Charles Sturt University
Useful resource, networking, impetus for change, information dissemination, policy development, common equitable future. I believe that quality of life is influenced factorily from the moment of conception to the moment of death. Quality of life can be achieved, both on a personal and on a communal basis, through an holistic approach that encompasses physical, spiritual, economic, mental, environmental and social wellbeing.
Dr Susan Jane King
Researcher, Deakin / Knox Community Health Services
QoL tools, chronic illness samples, amphetamines and impact on QoL, substance abuse, motor neurone disease, oral health, type 1 diabetes
Ms Tatyana Kiseleva
PsyD candidate, Immaculata University, PA, USA
Ms Elaine Kite
Aboriginal Research Fellow, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute
Australian Aboriginal, Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Indigenous Australian.
Mrs Ruth Knight
Director, Zark Consultancy
Health and wellbeing, surveys, change, culture
Mrs Elena Konovalov
PhD Student, James Cook University
Objective and subjective wellbeing, community wellbeing, tourism impact
Dr Pieter J Kriel
Consultant, PKE Consulting
Change management, quality of work life, evolutionary psychology
Ms Inga Kristoffersen
Lecturer, UWA business school
SWB and economics
Mrs Chitra Ravi Kumar
Lecturer, College of Nursing
Research, doctoral program, literature review


Miss Justine La
Student, Deakin
I am a 4th year psychology student involved in a research project to do with subjective well being this year.
Dr Ching-han Lufanna Lai
Lecturer, Lingnan Institute of Further Education, Hong Kong
Subjective wellbeing, subjective wellbeing and religion, subjective wellbeing and culture
Ms Jill Lane
Consultant, LDC Group
Quality improvement, outcome measurement, consultation with service users, knowledge and skill development, evaluation methods and tools
Dr Anna Lay Ding Lau
QoL, swb, cross-cultural measurements and investigations, general and specific populations e.g. elderly, children, disability
Dr Udi Lebel
Senior Lecturer, Ariel University Center
Loss, bereavement, trauma, civil-military relations, political psychology
Mr Eric Leung
University of Wales
Mrs Alexandra Lewer
SaLT, SABP NHS Foundation Trust
Learning disabilities, communication, eating and drinking
Mr Stefan Lindsay
Statistial Analyst (Subject Matter), Statistics New Zealand
Subject matter, statistics new zealand general social survey, general social survey, nz gss, social psychology
New Zealand General Social Survey
Ms Moi Yieng Ling
Student, Deakin University
Research data and outcomes
Mr Richard Lombard-Vance
PhD Student, Dublin City University
Cognition, amputation, QoL, community participation
Professor Violeta Lopez
Director, Research Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Australian National University
QoL, hrQoL, psychometric validation, translation, cancer patients, psycho-oncology, qualitative, quantitative, mixed methods, caregivers
ACT Government Health
Ms Rachael Lorenz
Provisional psychologist, Australian Catholic University
Pwi-a, aboriginal, indigenous, australians, forensic, psychology
Ms Katherine Louise
Student, Deakin University
Mr Prince Love
Ms Karen Lowe
General Manager (Quality), Jewish Care Victoria
Residential aged care, holocaust survivors, disability, healthy ageing
Mr Trevor Lunn
PhD student, Deakin University
HrQoL, personality ffm, elderly, osteoporosis, bone strength, strength training, falls resistance
Ms Alyse Lynch
Occupational Therapy Student, University of South Australia
Giving A Voice. IDAA is a community housing service for individuals with an intellectual disability. We are implementing a project at IDAA which aims to increase tenant engagement and provide IDAA with feedback on their housing and quality of life.


Ms Lauren MacTaggart
Student, Deakin University
Research, swb
Dr Bello Arkilla Magaji
PhD Candidate, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Methodology (development and validation of instruments) ,hrQoL, cancer
Ms Sylvana Mahmic
Student, UWS
Research, children with disabilities, families
Professor David Manier
Assoc. Professor, Lehman College - City University of New York
Stress, college adjustment, happiness, cross-cultural research
Staff profile
Ms Jillian Marchant
PhD Student, James Cook University
Social empowerment
Dr (PhD) Schäfers Markus
Researcher, TU Dortmund University, Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences
Disability, inclusion, capabilities, QoL and icf, QoL and disability, QoL and quality of services, methodological issues
TU Dortmund staff profile
Professor John Martin
Director, Centre for Sustainable Regional Communities, LaTrobe University
Local governance, rural development, regional development, community development
Centre for Sustainable Regional Communities
Mr Mike Martin
Economics of wellbeing
Mr Craig David Martini
Mr Donatus Klaudius Marut
Executive Director, International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development (INFID)
Quality of life and decentralisation, social welfare indicator and district government, sustainable development goals, millennium development goals
Dr Nicole Mazur
Adjunct Research Fellow, Charles Sturt University - Institute for Land, Water & Society
Social research, climate change, public policy, natural resource management, environmental management, community engagement
Dr Trevor Mazzucchelli
Clinician, researcher
Dr Janette McDougall
Researcher, Thames Valley Children's Centre
QoL, children, youth, health measurement, child development, child health, disability, icf
Ms Anne McGenniss
Teacher, Chisholm Institute of TAFE
Promoting well being and flourishing in changing and dynamic work place environments
Mr Duncan McKimm
Economist, AECgroup
A private sector firm, providing consulting assessment of wellbeing. Interested in developing robust methodologies for assessing wellbeing and areas of disadvantage.
Dr Kennedy McLachlan
Senior Lecturer
HrQoL, assessment issues
Ms Jodie McNair
Research Manager, Verso Consulting
Mr Terence McSweeney
Recreation Manager, COPE Foundation
My job requires me to ensure that clients with intellectual disabilities have access to inclusive leisure, recreation, physical activity and sports
Assoc. Professor Keith Raymond McVilly
Principal Research Fellow, Deakin University
Intellectual & developmental disability, social relationships & friendship, challenging behaviour & restritive practices, human rights, forensic populations, family QoL
Mrs Vijayshri Mehtha
Lecturer, JSPM
Women empowerment , entrepreneurship, statistics
Miss Holly Melrose
Honours student (Psychology), Australian College of Applied Psychology
Mental health, attachment, coping, relationships, social support
Creative Nutrition,
Ms Jasmine Micklem
ENT Research Assistant, Royal Adelaide Hospital
HrQoL, aboriginal people's QoL, head and neck cancer patients
Femke Migerode
Phd Student, University of Ghent
Ms Barbara Miller
Consulting Psychologist, Potential Unlimited
Positive psychology, strengths based approaches to success and happiness, creativity, resilience and wellbeing. Provide evidence based psychological interventions for business people through coaching to develop strengths and wellbeing in a balanced lifestyle.
Ms Anjani Millet
President / Chief Happiness Officer, Gross National Happiness World Project
Ms Christina Mills
PhD Candidate, University of Western Australia
Phd research
Mr Krishna Kumar Mishra
Research Scholar, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA
Urban-rural differences in QoL
Dr Sunil Mishra
Director, Samadhan Counselor and Therapist
Migraine, self improvement, consciousness, graphology
Ms Joanna Mitchell
Clinical Psychologist / PhD Candidate, Monash University
Positive psychology, wellbeing, wellbeing measures, applied research, interventions
Mrs Leith Mitchell
Teleworking & wellness
Dr Nancy Mock
Co-Director, Tulane University's Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy
Wellbeing instruments, disaster resilience, psychosocial impacts of disasters
Mr Momtchil Momtchilov
Fitness and Lifestyle Consultant, MYPT
Health, wellness, lifestyle, psychology, research, best practices, professional network, news
Dr David Morley
Senior Project Lead, University of Oxford
Mr Timothy Morrissey
Course Coordinator (Welfare Studies), Australian Learning, Training & Education Centre (ALTEC)
Education, welfare, community services, counselling
Mrs Nicola Morrow
Research, commissioning
Mr Saeed Muhammad
Senior Teacher, Doctoral Student, Institute of Physically Handicapped Children
Special education, QoL, needs help of seniors in the field of QoL
Dr Ann Mulder
Postdoctoral Researcher, Southern Cross University
Wellbeing, stress, mental health, disability, autism, student health, workforce health, QoL
Dr Torooti Mwirigi
Student, Strathmore University
QoL, heart disease, health, hypertension, low-income countries


Ms Premi Naidoo
Speech and Language Therapy and Audiology Manager
Impact of disability associated with neurological, respiratory and age related communication disorders on participation and QoL
Mr Siddharth Nair
Mr Peter Nicholls
Lifestyle Mentor, Australia's People Gardener
Wellbeing, personal growth, mental health, resilience, stress management, work life balance, passions, talents. I have a passion for what makes people tick in pursuing leisure/recreation interests and the many benefits of such positive human behaviour to work satisfaction, professional development and the achievement of personal goals and potential.
Dr Fiona Nichols
Senior Research Officer, Combined University Centre for Rural Health, Geraldton, Western Australia
Indigenous, inclusion, community, celebrating multiculturalism, participatory action research
Dr Karl Nunkoosing
Principal Lecturer, Dept of Psychology, University of Portsmouth
Disability studies
Mr Christian Nwafor
Student, University of Nigeria Nsukka


Dr Catherine O'Brien
Assistant Professor, Cape Breton University
Sustainable happiness, children's wellbeing, built environment, education
Sustainable Happiness
Mr Martin O'Connor
Senior Clinical Psychologist, Brothers of Charity Services, Ireland
Intellectual disability, family QoL, validity and reliability of QoL instruments, QoL/work of staff in human services
Ms Carol O'Dwyer
Behaviour Support Practitioner, Department of Human Services
For practical use; assessments and improvement and contemporary research
Dr Siobhain O'Riordan
Visiting Fellow, Coaching Psychology Unit, City University, UK
Coaching psychology, coaching, life transitions, wellbeing, happiness, health, ageing, coping
Dr Ansa Ojanlatva
Docent, University of Turku
Sexual health promotion, sexuality, QoL
Mr Erik Okerstrom
Director, Australian Survey Research Group
Research services, online surveys, survey services, research consulting
Mr Jeremy Olson
Social Science Researcher
Spinal cord injury, strategies of control, subjective QoL
Mr Majid Omidi Khankahdani
Educator, Payamnoor University and Azad University
Quality of life specialty family quality of life
Ms Soheila Omidnia
Researcher, Ministry of Health
Ms Sandra Oniga
Support Worker
Dr Kevin Orrman-Rossiter
Director, Clarity Now Pty. Ltd.
Philosophy of mind, wellbeing, happiness studies, positive psychology, decision making, learning
Dr Magued Osman
Chairman, Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC)
Wellbeing index
Dr Lloyd Owen
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Social Work and Social Policy, LaTrobe University
Youth welfare, family welfare, youth homelessness, out of home care, international social development, sustainable society


Dr Prasadarao P.S.D.V.
Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Waikato Hospital
QoL, dementia, mental health
Dr (PhD) Jose Pais-Ribeiro
Professor, Porto University
Professor Stephen Palmer
Director, Coaching Psychology Unit, City University, UK
Wellbeing, health education, coaching, stress, QoL, coaching psychology, positive psychology, stress management, stress prevention, stress psychophysiology, anxiety, depression, happiness, strengths, health promotion, assessment of wellbeing, assessment, research
Professor Epaminondas Panas
Professor, Athens University of Economics and Business
Wellbeing index
Dr Bonnie Pang
Lecturer, University of Western Sydney
Education, Public Health, Medical Sociology
Eleni Papadioti
MC Special Education
QoL, healthy children, siblings of children with special needs
Ms Megan Parsons
Service Development manager, Karingal Inc.
QoL indicators and measures, quantitative vs qualitative measures, QoL research with people with disabilities
Dr Natia Partskhaladze
QoL of children in different forms of family substitute care
Ms Ernesta Paukste
PhD Candidate, School of Public Health, Griffith University
Shrikant Pawar
Lecturer in Pharmacology, Smt. Kashibai Navale College of Pharmacy
HrQoL in indian populations
Ms Elizabeth Jane Michelle Pearson
Occupational Therapy Head of Department, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Palliative care, instrument
Dr Manuel Pereira Teixeira
Ms Carol Peterson
Disability, aged, measurement, health
Ms Ekaterina Petetskaya
Policy, planning, culture, community, QoL
Mr Nattawat Phaophoo
QoL for improving rural development, improving QoL for sustainable development
Mr Ireneusz Pieszynski
researcher, Medical University of Lodz, Clinic of Rehabilitation
Dr Michoń Piotr
Assistant Professor, Department of Labour and Social Policy, The Poznań University of Economics
Comparisons and wellbeing, theory of utility and happiness, individuals' wellbeing
Mr Steaphen Pirie
Director, Belief Institute
Beliefs, belief-systems, betterment, health, wellbeing, quantum physics, congruent frameworks, intuition, nonlocal awareness, key principles, belief institute, belief-systems consultancy, creativity, innovation, insights, the toa, belief-systems analysis, possibilities, solutions, answers
Ms Jeanette Pope
Research Manager, Department of Planning and Community Development
Mrs Geeta Pradeep
Phd Student, RMIT
HrQoL, type 2 diabetes, pharmacist
Ms Helen Praeger
Director, New Image PR
QoL, statistics, research, business, happiness, satisfaction, productivity
Mr Rumesh Priyadarshana
Student, University of Colombo
Healthy life
Mrs Flavia Rimoli Prospero
Director, Quality of Life/Quality of Living
Wellness, open spaces, equity, prevention, health promotion


Mr Marc Jason Quejada
Student, Universidad De Manila


Ms Shanthi Ramanathan
Research Fellow, Hunter Valley Research Foundation
Australian unity wellbeing index, developments in measuring wellbeing, networking, conferences
Mrs Rarani Azuwardi Rara
Student, Sultan syarif qasim university
Ms Melissa Raven
Happiness, psychological distress, social determinants of health
Ms Robyn Reeves
Chief Executive Officer, Ballarat Community Health
Health, wellbeing, QoL, mental health
Dr Fergus Reilly
Co-owner of a Natural Therapies clinic in Maleny we are leading providers in Practical, Natural Quality of Healthcare which is, in our opinion, the most important facet of lifecare.
Professor Jeff Ralph James Richardson
Foundation Director, Centre for Health Economics, Monash University
AQoL, hrQoL, health system, social objectives, personal preferences, health services research
Mr Michael Patrick Ringland
Executive Coach
Executive coaching, personal coaching, adult education
Dr David Ritchie
Higher Education Consultant, NMAS Accredited Mediator
Mr Laurie Rivers
Researcher, CRC_Remote Economic Participation
Wellbeing, indicators of wellbeing, regional wellbeing, regional development, sustainable development
Ms Carmen Rodriguez-Blazquez
Researcher, Carlos III Institute of Health
QoL, psychometrics, older adults, disabilities
Dr Lia Rodriguez De La Vega
Associated Professor, La Matanza University, Buenos Aires, Argentina
QoL, diversity, religion, human trafficking
Professor Mariano Rojas
Professor, Latin American Facuty of Social Sience, Mexico
Economics and happiness, domains of life
Mr Gordon Ross
Manager, GV Health
Case management, planning and facilitation in the aged/disability sector
Dr Dana Roth
Director of Research & Evaluation Dept., Beitissie
Involved in participatory action research and evaluation with people with disabilities, and part of the original group and developers of the family quality of life survey, 2006
Mrs Kathryn Russell
SWB, social change, social justice
Mr Glenn Rutter
Program evaluation, social work, mental health, addictions, therapeutic jurisprudence


Mr Ajay Chandra Sadhuneni
Director (HR), NetEnrich Technologies
Wellness at work, job satisfaction, career success
Assoc. Professor Peter Sainsbury
Director (Population Health), Sydney South West Area Health Service
Health and social policy, social relationships, mental health promotion, social inequalities
Dr Ehssan Sakhaee
Osaka University, Japan
QoL, mentoring, happiness studies
Mr Younan Eshak Aziz Saleep
Psychologist / Lecturer, Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences, Minia University, Egypt
Problem solving, QoL, aesthetic appreciation, wellbeing
Mr Mauricio Sanabria
Manager Program Development, Nulsen Association
Learning, update knowledge, resources, research, people with disabilities. The aim of my work is to enable connections that help people with intellectual disabilities to achieve and maintain the best possible quality of life.
Mrs Suseela Santhosh
H.O.D., Mallige College of Nursing
Mrs Pinar Savas Yavuzcehre
Research Assistant, Pamukkale University
Migrants, migrate, poverty, urban regeneration, women, city, urban
Mr Jim Scantsonihas
Regional Manager, Fronditha Care
Dr Rony Schenker
Academic Director, Tsad Kadima, The association for conductive Education in Israel
Children, adolescents, young adults, cerebral palsy
Assoc. Professor Nicola Schutte
Associate Professor, University of New England
Positive psychology, self-efficacy, emotional intelligence, positive affect, broaden and build
Mr Andrew Searles
Co-Director of Research, HVRF
Wellbeing, regional monitoring, hunter region
Dr Andrew Seaton
Author / Education Consultant / Independent Academic
Education, human potential, alienation
Andrew Seaton's Homepage
Dr Pamela Seaton
Clinical Psychologist / Owner, Dr Pamela Seaton & Associates
Clinical psychology, wellbeing
Dr Pamela Seaton & Associates
Mr P dhayal jeya Selvan
HR executive, Annamalai University, Tamilnadu, India
Doing pg diploma in guidance and counselling. I want to know more about the counselling theories/techniques and various psychological assessment surveys, etc.
Miss Catherine Seton
Honours Student - Psychology, Deakin
Professor Pasquale Sgro
Associate Dean (Research), Deakin University
Health economics
Ms Jennifer Shaw
Care Coordinator - Allied Health Professional, Albury-Wodonga Health, Wodonga Campus
HrQoL measures to determine the effectiveness of our chronic disease self management program
Mrs Patricia Sheil
Teacher, Stanthorpe State High School
QoL, chronic diseases, poor support by medical personnel for this issue
Ms Colleen Shelley
Quality of life, subjective wellbeing, assessment of quality of life, measuring outcomes
Dr Seyed Alavi Sheriffdeen
Domain Head: Information Technology & eLearning Coordinator, Ilim College of Australia
Teaching, dealing with students from from (migrant) culturally and linguistically diverse (cald) communities. Youth issues, minority communities.
Assoc. Professor Mohammad Taghi Sheykhi
Member of Teaching Board , Al-Zahra University, Tehran, Iran
QoL, ageing studies, welfare, happiness, youth development
Dr M. A. Shoqeirat
Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist
Miss Eloise Silburn
Dr Ana Luísa Junça Silva
Lecturer, ISCTE-IUL
SWB, QoL, happiness, flourishing, psychological wellbeing
Dr Carlos Henrique Silva
Head of Scientific Division, Brazilian National Cancer Institute
Mr Peter Simpson
Businesses role in happiness, positivity, learned optimism, positive approaches in the work place, leadership training, purpose, meaning, balanced lifestyles
Mr Colin Sims
Psychologist, City of Perth
Employee development, quality of work life
Mrs Eylem Simsek
Phd Candidate / Industrial Psychologist, Anadolu Univercity
Life satisfaction, communication satisfaction, swb, personality
Dr Vishal Singh
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Deakin University
Quality of work life, work-life balance, motivation, choice, career growth and opportunities, decision making
Dr Kompal Sinha
Research Fellow, Centre for Health Economics, Monash University
Ms Shelly Skinner
Palliative Care Social Worker, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children
Ms Alison Smith
Planning and Performance Lead, Greater Metro South Brisbane Medicare Local
Health service planning and evaluation, development of patient surveys, benchmarking projects Mrs
Mr Peter Smith
Researcher / Therapist / Educator, Sisters of Mercy
Applied research, expressions of sexuality
Mrs Anneloes Smitsman
Director, Ecological Living In Action (ELIA)
Ms Samantha Snowden
Mr Henry So
Mr Mário Soares
Student, Universidade Lusiada Porto
Dr Noelia Somarriba
Professor, University of Valladolid
QoL, swb, happiness, synthetic indicators
Ms Georgina Spilsbury
Chief Psychologist, Corrective Services NSW
Suicide prevention, self-harm, mental health, resilience
Ms Karen Sprey
Student, RMIT (Masters of Wellness)
Wellness, wellbeing, health, positive psychology
Ms Katrina-Jae Stair
Student, Charles Sturt University Bathurst
Wellbeing, happiness, mothers
Mr Dominik Stampfl
Doctoral Researcher, RMIT University | GEElab (Games and Experimental Entertainment Laboratory)
Game design, architecture, urban planning, urban mobility
Mrs Viktorija Starkauskiene
Doctoral Student, Vytautas Magnus University
QoL, swb, happiness - concepts, measurement and challenges
Mr Adam Phillip Stefano
Student , Deakin University, Burwood
Study, thesis, interest
Mr Keith Storace
Psychologist / Manager - Sub-acute Ambulatory & Community Services, Royal Melbourne Hospital
Adults, healthcare, welfare, disability, perceived social support, swb, QoL, relationships
Professor Shishir Subba
Department Head, Central Department of Psychology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
QoL, wellbeing, mental health, self-esteem, indigenous psychology
Dr Lakshmi Sundaram
Professor, Anna University, Chennai, India
Infrastructure, transportation facilities, mobility, pedestrian facilities, city development and QoL studies
Professor Jill Sweeney
Professor, Business School, University of Western Australia
Health, customer co-creation, QoL
UWA staff profile
Dr Jeng-Chyang Syu
Researcher, Rajabhat University Udon Thani Thailand
Sustainable, index, udon thani, thailand, sustainable development


Miss Kathrine Takac
Dr Bernadette Tan
Faculty Negros Oriental State University
Teaching resource, research topics, methodology
Dr Selda Tasdemir Afsar
Research Assistant, Hacettepe University
Quality of work life
Dr Mortaza Tavakoli
Assoc. Professor
Quality of place and quality of life, rural social welfare, evaluation methodology
Ms Kejanna Taylor-King
Person Centred Planner and Trainer, Sunnyfield
Person centred planning, essential life planning, futures planning, aged planning, QoL, counselling, end of life, high support, special needs
Dr Helen Tebble
Adjunct Associate Professor (Research), Monash University
Language of depression, empathy, discourse analysis, hrQoL, swb
Dr Liz Temple
Lecturer in Psychology, University of Ballarat
Psychological wellbeing, psychological distress, substance use, self-determination theory, attachment theory, time perspectives
Dr Alexiu Teodor Mircea
Professor / Chief of Social Work Department, West University Timisoara, Romania
Dr Prasad Thakurdesai
Chronic diseases, patient reported outcome, hrQoL, metabolic syndrome, geriatric
Mr Nessan Thambiah
Cluster Manager, Sunshine
The organisation sunshine is attempting to change traditional service delivery to a person centred service. I am interested to develop a way of measuring our effectiveness and client outcomes from this change.
Dr Paraskevi Theofilou
Chronic disease, hrQoL, medication adherence, mental health, health locus of control, palliative care
Mrs Samantha Thompson
Ms Maree Thomson
Executive Officer, Community Lifestyles Agency Inc.
Doctorante Chercheure Fatima Tlemsani
Doctorante Chercheure
Le bien être subjective. L'enfance, les adolescents. Locus de control
Dr Adrian Tomyn
Lecturer, RMIT University
Theory development and assessment of swb, adolescent swb, student wellbeing
Dr Richard Tooth
Principal, LECG Limited
Public policy implications, economics and QoL
Ms Pamela Tsiapos
Master of Clinical Psychology (Student), Deakin University
Subjective wellbeing, personal wellbeing index
Mrs Vicki Tuchtan
National Training Team Captain, Australian Institute of Fitness
Wellness coaching, fitness, nutrition
Dr Majid Turmusani
Researcher, Independent research
Disability inclusive development; disability research; policy planning/strategy development; cbr; m&e; capacity building


Ms Woitsch Ulrike
PhD Student, University of Glasgow
Spirituality and intercultural learning
Dr Õie Umb-Carlsson
Researcher / Senior Lecturer, Uppsala University, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Research in Habilitation and Disability
Intellectual disability, living conditions, health, QoL, methodology


Mr Claudio Vásquez Wiedeman
Researcher, Universidad Autónoma de Chile
SWB, material and social recovering, rural/urban development, poverty and inequality
Dr Alpana Vaidya
Associate Professor / Head of Department of Psychology, Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce
Happiness index, belief in a just world and emotional intelligence among arts, commerce and engineering students
Mrs Winsome Van den Bossche
Postgraduate Student
Positive ageing, health promotion
Ms Alison Van den Eynde
PhD Candidate, Victoria University
Wellbeing, social exclusion, inequality
Dr Gorka Vuletic Mavrinac
Assistant professor, Psychology Study, Faculty of Philosophy University of Osijek, Croatia
QoL and health, health psychology, health behaviour, population surveys


Dr John Waldon
HRC Eru Pomare Post Doctoral Research Fellow in Maori Health, Massey University
QoL, hrQoL, maori health, indigenous health, public health, psychometric validation, translation
Ms Jay Wallace
Senior Case Manager, Central Coast Case Management Services
Dr Sarah Walsh
Dr Steffen P Walz
Director, RMIT University, Games and Experimental Entertainment Laboratory (GEElab)
Game design, architecture, city flow, pervasive computing, urban planning
Dr Dawei Wang
Researcher, School of Psychology, Shandong Normal University; Center for Social and Organizational Behavior, Chinese Academy of Sciences
QoL, life satisfaction, swb, nwi, objective and subjective social indicators
Ms Belinda Warren
Ms Joanne Watson
PhD Student, Deakin University
Intellectual disability, measurement, self-determination, supported decision making
Dr Dave Webb
Associate Professor, Business School, University of Western Australia
Dr Melissa Weinberg
Research Fellow, Deakin University
QoL of families of holocaust survivors
Professor Margaret Sandra Westaway
Successful ageing, hrQoL, QoL domains, south africa, psychology
Dr Mathew White
Director (Training and Leadership), Teach For Australia
Positive psychology, positive education, wellbeing
Ms Terry Whittle
PhD Student, University of Sydney
Psychophysiology, stress, chronic muscle pain
Dr Benjamin Wilkes
Clinical Psychologist, Campus Wellbeing, Macquarie University
Student populations
Dr Allison F. Williams
Senior Research Fellow, University of Melbourne
Enhanced patient outcomes, nurse-initiated interventions to improve QoL in consumers with chronic illnesses
Ms Jacqui Williams
Chronic Disease Coordinator, Blue Care
How to improve the QoL for persons living within their own homes
Ms Kerre Willsher
PhD Scholar, University of South Australia
Family centred care, childhood disability
Mrs Chelsea Winskill
Acting Manager, Y Programs , YWCA Queensland
Organisational development, strategic planning, measuring impact, continuous improvement, ethical practice, accountability, social responsibility.
Dr Eve Wittenberg
Research Scientist, Harvard School of Public Health
Health-related quality of life; health utility, decision analysis
Ms Jacqueline Woerner
Research Fellow, Deakin University
QoL research fellow at deakin university
Professor Dr George Wolfgang
CIO, GenoPortal
Health-care, health-care assessments, disease management, regional development
Ms Min Yee Wong
Student, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Mrs Rachel Woodlock
Doctoral Candidate, School of Political & Social Inquiry
Muslim wellbeing, australian muslims, minority wellbeing, wellbeing and identity
Ms Christine Wu
Masters Student, University of Canberra
Psychological wellbeing, social health, QoL, active ageing
Professor Guobao Wu
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Measurement of well-being, conceptual and methodologic aspect of well-being, international and inter-regional comparison
Professor Dianne Wynaden
Professor of Mental Health, Curtin University
Mental health, indigenous health, family health


Ms Svetlana Yaremtchuk
PhD in Psychology, Amur State University of Humanities and Pedagogy, Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Russia
Person's attitude to life, self-development, swb
Dr Gozde Yilmaz
Lecturer, Kocaeli University
SWB, happiness, economics
Ms Amanda Yoong
Occupational Therapy Student, Monash University
The impact of caring for adults with intellectual disability on the QoL of parents
Ms Tarli Young
Economics of wellbeing, positive psychology, wellbeing in education


Dr Grazyna Zajdow
Senior Lecturer, Deakin University
Alcohol, illicit drugs
Ms Rhonda Zappelli
Senior Consultant, TNS Social Research
Ms Csató Zsuzsa
PhD Student on Social Policy, EL University of Science, Hungary, Budapest