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SPS researchers promote the wellbeing agenda in Scotland

The Good Lives and Decent Societies (GLADS) project summary and final report are now available

GLADS was a knowledge exchange event series funded by the Scottish Universities Insight Institute in 2014 to explore the concept of wellbeing and its relevance for policy and practice. As a multi-disciplinary collaboration between academics, including from the School's Social Policy and Social Anthropology subject areas, as well as policy makers and practitioners it aimed to increase the understanding, facilitate the sharing of learning and generate new insights into how to embed the notion of societal wellbeing into decision making to enable everyone to live a good live in a decent society. The project is part of a wider agenda to promote the development of wellbeing policy and practice in Scotland and abroad, inlcuding the refinement the Scottish Government's National Performance Framework 'Scotland Performs'. For a project summary, the final report, the project video and other material produced as part of the project please visit


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