Understanding and influencing behaviour change (September 30th 2010 )
In September 2010 WISERD and the Welsh Government organised the first of a series of evidence symposia on key themes. This first event was focused on understanding and influencing behaviour change. The invitation only event involved colleagues from the academic and government sectors as well as colleagues from the private sector.
The event looked at different methods for understanding and influencing behaviour change, enabling colleagues from different sectors to share knowledge and ideas about behaviour change across academic disciplines and policy areas and explore potential applications to key public policy challenges.
GDP and beyond – challenges and opportunities for measuring well-being (March 3rd 2011)
In March 2011 WISERD and the Welsh Government organised an evidence symposium on measuring well-being. The invitation only event involved colleagues from the academic and government sectors as well as attendees from organisations such as the Office of National Statistics and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
The event focused on discussion of different methods for measuring well-being, enabling colleagues from different sectors to share knowledge and ideas about measuring well-being across academic disciplines and policy areas; to explore potential applications to key public policy challenges; and to feed into the ONS’s well-being measurement programme.
Wellbeing in Wales (June 29th 2012)
This symposium brought together senior Welsh Government policy officials and academics from a range of disciplines and policy areas to discuss wellbeing in Wales.
The results of an analysis of wellbeing data for Wales were shared and discussed, and further discussion on the policy needs for wellbeing data in Wales were explored.
Key talks during the symposium were presented by the Office for National Statistics, the Centre for Wellbeing and WISERD. The event closed with a debate on the future challenges and opportunities for using and presenting wellbeing data.