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  • 2nd May 2024

Decisionscape: how thinking like an artist can improve our decision-making

Top of our reading list this month has been Decisionscape, a book by former BIT employee, Elspeth Kirkman, now Nesta’s Chief Programmes Officer.

  • Blog
  • 30th Apr 2024

Mengatasi ketidakacuhan di era pasca-pandemi: Bagaimana caranya untuk meningkatkan serapan vaksinasi?

Apakah Anda tahu berapa banyak varian hasil mutasi virus SARS-CoV-2 yang telah muncul sejak awal pandemi? Anda mungkin sudah berhenti mengikuti beritanya karena pandemi sudah tidak lagi menjadi perhatian utama kita. Padahal, varian virus SARS-CoV-2 menjadi hal yang dibicarakan banyak orang ketika WHO mengeluarkan izin penggunaan darurat vaksin COVID-19 pertama…

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  • 30th Apr 2024

Jabbing through indifference in the post-pandemic era: how do we encourage vaccine uptake?

Vaccine access and hesitancy are as much behavioural challenges as they are policy challenges in Indonesia, and globally, which threaten to prolong the impact of the pandemic.

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  • 16th Apr 2024

Why Hiring Creatives Won't Solve Your Innovation Challenge

Innovation and creativity aren't just desirable; they're essential for business success. By fostering a culture of innovation, businesses gain a competitive edge, ensuring they stand out in crowded markets and stay ahead of evolving trends. 

  • Blog
  • 11th Apr 2024

Could summer jobs stop youth violence?

In many American cities, Summer Youth Employment Programs offer young people from disadvantaged backgrounds short-term paid employment during the long summer break from school. Some of these programmes have been in existence for decades and operate at a huge scale. Given the evidence from the US on violent youth offending,…

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  • 11th Apr 2024

Why behavioural science is your secret weapon for foolproof change management

While change is often viewed as a structural transformation, its success hinges on effectively understanding and influencing human behaviour. By harnessing the power of behavioural science, organisations can navigate common challenges and drive successful change. 

  • Blog
  • 8th Apr 2024

Are you ready to make the most of new flexible working legislation?

Many employers struggle to implement flexible working successfully. In our work, BIT has identified three barriers and provide suggestions for how to overcome them.

  • Blog
  • 2nd Apr 2024

Meta’s Community Forum on AI

Our ongoing partnership with Meta has yielded strong evidence that deliberative processes are promising mechanisms for platform governance. Last October, building on earlier deliberative processes and our focus on AI, BIT designed and delivered a third Community Forum (CF) sponsored by Meta and working with Stanford University’s Deliberative Democracy Lab. 

  • Blog
  • 28th Mar 2024

Remembering Danny Kahneman: Reflections from David Halpern

This week we had the sad news of the death of Danny, a truly monumental figure in behavioural science. He was an inspiration and massive influence on me personally, on the work of the Behavioural Insights Team, and on many of my generation.

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  • 28th Mar 2024

Broadcasting anti-corruption education to millions

In 1969, Simplemente María, a soap opera about an industrious single mother, led to a spike in literacy class enrollment in Peru. Edutainment experiments have also helped promote healthy sexual development, improve financial decision making, and prevent intimate partner violence.