Wellbeing Technology Lab

The Wellbeing Technology Lab (previously the Positive Computing Lab) is an interdisciplinary initiative of researchers & practitioners based at the University of Sydney with collaborators at institutions in Australia and worldwide.  The group's mission is to contribute world-leading research into how technology can be designed to support psychological wellbeing.  

DirectorRafael Calvo

Creative LeaderDorian Peters
Developers: Marlon Santos, Yunyao Yao

Black Dog Institute
Brain and Mind Centre
Cambridge Wellbeing Institute
Charles Perkins Centre 
Institute for Positive Psychology and Education
Microsoft Research 
Virtual Human Interaction Lab, Stanford

We work in the following areas:

  • Machine Learning 
  • Computer Vision
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Virtual Reality
  • Mobile technology
  • Computing in Mental Health
  • Health Technologies
  • Positive Computing / Wellbeing-Supportive Technology

Current Projects