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Supporting the wellbeing of postgraduate research students

Despite increased attention to student mental health in the media and within institutions, the wellbeing of postgraduate research (PGR) students can be overlooked. PGR students are often at greater risk of mental health problems and the PGR experience is normalised as one that is expected to be stressful. A growing body of research and evidence …

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How far do you want to go with workplace wellbeing? Survey on the ethics of workplace wellbeing

Calling managers and leaders of UK organisations (public, private and third sector organisations all welcome!) to give their opinions on workplace wellbeing initiatives. TAKE PART: https://nbsuea.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ekusLeq2vnIiMOW Workplace Wellbeing can sometimes be a controversial and polarising topic. While there is clear academic evidence that suggests businesses paying attention to employee wellbeing can reap financial and cultural …

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Understanding unemployment and poor wellbeing

New research from the Evolve Workplace Wellbeing research team (including researchers from the University of East Anglia, Swansea University, University of Liverpool and University of Sheffield) sheds light on links between unemployment and poor wellbeing, demonstrating why creating good quality, sustainable jobs is crucial to people’s wellbeing. The team investigated the impact of unemployment on …

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Take part in the Norfolk Good Jobs Project 2022!

Recruitment and retention of staff has been a massive issue since the COVID-19 crisis shook the labour market. People are leaving public-facing roles (e.g. in retail, hospitality, care and tourism) and some are not returning. [Update 1st August 2022: The call for participants has closed for this project. This article is left for archiving purposes] …

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Newsletter #1 July 2022

LAUNCH On 26th May 2022, the Workplace Wellbeing Research team at the University of East Anglia, and RAND Europe, launched the Evolve Workplace Wellbeing online toolkit. Enthusiastic response to toolkit launch – evolveworkplacewellbeing.org   See our YouTube channel for videos of the launch presentations: ·        Dame Professor Carol Black launches the toolkit ·        Professor Kevin …

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