CR&DALL & UBDC Half-Day Conference: Wellbeing and learning for a better life: Reflecting across cultures and contexts

Tuesday 3 November 2015
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Sir Alwyn Williams Building, Level 5, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

The Urban Big Data Centre in partnership with CR&DALL presents a half-day conference on 'Wellbeing and learning for a better life: Reflecting across cultures and contexts'.

This event features Professor Anna Robinson-Pant, Professor of Education, University of East Anglia. Dr Catherine Lido will introduce the work of the Urban Big Data Centre's iMCD project and its implications for learning and well-being in the city. Finally, Professor Tess Kay from the What Works Centre for Wellbeing will introduce its work in 'Learning about wellbeing: reflecting across disciplines and domains'.


13:00 - 13:45  Lunch

13:45 - 14:00  Opening remarks, Professor Mike Osborne (Moderator)

14:00 - 14:30  The integrated Multimedia City Data Project: Implications for learning and well-being in the city; Dr Catherine Lido, Urban Big Data Centre, University of Glasgow

14:30 - 15:30  Learning for a better life: reflecting across cultures; Professor Anna Robinson-Pant, University of East Anglia 

15:30 - 16:00  Learning and wellbeing: reflecting across cultures and domains; Professor Tess Kay, What Works Centre for Wellbeing, 

16:00 - 16:30/16:45  Parallel Breakout Sessions

  • Consultation with well-being practitioners and those with a vested interest into wellbeing research (scoping exercise for an ESRC-funded project) (until 16:45 in UBDC Conference Room)
  • Operationalising Urban Indicators and Learning City features for well-being (until 16:30 at Sir Alwyn Williams building)

16:45 - 17:00  Closing remarks, Professor Mike Osborne (Moderator)