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- 12th Feb 2024
BIT’s Roadmap for AI & BI
At BIT we’re thinking hard about how we should be using artificial intelligence (AI). We’re not worried that it’ll do us out of business, not yet at least. Rather, we’re excited about the potential to dramatically increase the scale, efficiency and effectiveness of applied behavioural science.
- 8th Feb 2024
Homicides and mental health: understanding systemic patterns
Getting and understanding the right data to help prevent homicides in the future
- 6th Feb 2024
Social media and youth violence: Acknowledging the complexity
In a guest blog for the Ending Youth Violence Lab authors of Against Youth Violence: A Social Harm Perspective Luke Billingham and Keir Irwin-Rogers discuss the need for a comprehensive and nuanced examination of the link between social media and youth violence. This blog, published on Safer Internet Day, sets…
- 6th Feb 2024
“Together for a safer internet”: how and why we should put children and young people at the heart of designing future internet policy
Today is Safer Internet Day, raising awareness globally of a safer and better internet for all, especially for children and young people. Lis Costa, Managing Director of BIT UK, considers how we might make this year’s theme of “Together for a safer internet” a meaningful reality.
- 5th Feb 2024
UK joins the war on disposable vapes
How can we make sure that efforts to regulate vaping and e cigarettes don't inadvertently create more problems than they solve?
- 1st Feb 2024
Behavioural Science in Latin America and the Caribbean: BIT's Journey and Vision for 2024 and beyond
as the new Director of our LAC team, ushering in an era of tech-driven behavioral insights.
- 26th Jan 2024
From Statistics to Solutions: The Urgency of Youth Violence Prevention
On Thursday the Youth Justice Board (YJB) released its annual youth justice statistics. There are some positives to take from this data, most notably the fall in the average number of children in custody at any one time, which at 440 is the lowest number on record. Meanwhile the number…
- 25th Jan 2024
ChatGOV: Will people trust AI tools to help them use public services?
At BIT, we’re excited about AI’s potential to improve how citizens interact with public services - from providing tailored advice, to streamlining application processes.
- 17th Jan 2024
Learning from Fujitsu: The importance of procurement reform
Since the airing of the ITV drama Mr Bates v Post Office, the public outrage at the criminalisation of hundreds of innocent people has naturally focused on the Post Office’s leadership and long running political inaction.
- 9th Jan 2024
The promise of behavioral science in Latin America
These past few months, the BIT LAC team traveled across the region. We shared new behavioral insights knowledge; reflected on the future of the field; and learned from local practitioners, academics, and civil servants.