Cultivating Cyber-Phronesis

Project Overview Cultivating Cyber-Phronesis research project builds on the Jubilee Centre’s work on phronesis in ways that apply specifically to the online world. We live in an age in which the Internet, which has become so ubiquitous, presents not only a range of opportunities but also a number of risks, from issues of privacy to cyberbullying and online abuse. This […]


Project Overview The Psychological Development of Character: Emotion, Identity and Phronesis project aimed to investigate the factors that motivate moral action in adolescents. Specifically, the project focussed on the ‘gappiness problem’; addressing what bridges the gap between virtue literacy (knowledge of virtues) and virtuous moral action (acting in a virtuous way). Existing theories of moral action suggest […]

Thank You Film Awards

An Exploration of Gratitude in the Thank You Film Awards

Project Overview This project explored what young people are grateful for, who young people are grateful to and their understanding of gratitude. Young people between the ages of 5 and 16, predominantly in schools and youth organisations across the UK, were asked to create a short film to say thank you to a person, organisation or […]

Torchbearers of Liberty

Torchbearers of Liberty: An Evaluation of Education Interventions Aimed to Teach Liberty and Its Pillar Virtues

Project Overview This report was published by the Jubilee Centre, in partnership with the National Liberty Museum (NLM), and was launched at the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia on 15th February 2016. The report presents the findings from the collaborative Torchbearers of Liberty project, and makes recommendations based on the research. The aim of the […]

Gratitude and Related Character Virtues

Gratitude and Related Character Virtues

Project Overview The Gratitude and Related Character Virtues project extends the Centre’s An Attitude for Gratitude project, by examining, both theoretically and empirically, how gratitude relates to four other virtues: generosity, compassion, forgiveness and humility. This project formed part of the larger mission of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues to work in partnership with schools and professional bodies […]