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Katherine WEARE Professor, University of Exeter and University of Southampton


 Katherine Weare is Professor at University of Exeter where she directs the MSc in Mindfulness and Professor emeritus at University of Southampton. Katherine is known internationally for her work on well-being, social and emotional learning and mindfulness in education. She has published widely, reviewed the evidence base, advised the UK government, EU and WHO, and developed practical strategies across most European countries. Her recent best selling book, co-written with Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh ‘Happy Teachers Change The World’ is being translated into 10 languages. She is principle investigator on a new initiative with Mind and Life Europe to develop a new 'Community of Contemplative Education Europe'.