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- 25th Nov 2021
16 days of activism against gender-based violence
In 2019, one in three women reported having experienced physical or sexual abuse, the majority of which was committed by intimate partners. During the UN's upcoming 16 days of activism against gender-based violence (November 25 to December 10), we will be publishing a series of blogs outlining the projects we've been…
- 24th Nov 2021
Measuring biases in Malaysians' financial behaviours
We wanted to examine the financial behaviours of Malaysians and find out whether these are affected by some classic cognitive biases.
- 11th Nov 2021
Money Talk - more than a penny for your thoughts
Historically, not mentioning money has been an age-old rule that has guided British social interactions. However, this social norm may do more harm than good.
- 10th Nov 2021
Increasing court attendance in New Zealand with behavioural science
When defendants miss a court appointment, many things can happen. Most of these are bad.
- 8th Nov 2021
Podcast: Decarbonising our food, transport & energy
Second of a two-part climate change special looking at three of the biggest areas to decarbonise to reach Net Zero: Food, Transport and Energy
- 4th Nov 2021
Get-Greener, a new tool to help people change their behaviour and lower their carbon emissions
BIT and Energy Systems Catapult have developed a beta version of a new tool - Get-Greener.com - to help identify the best steps to cut carbon emissions
- 2nd Nov 2021
Will green tech save us or must we all change our behaviour?
We need to build a world in which the greener choice is simply the obvious choice
- 1st Nov 2021
How can we use TV to inspire viewers to decarbonise their lifestyles?
In recent years, powerful documentaries - such as Blue Planet, Seaspiracy, Plastic Nile, and even Jeremy Clarkson’s Farm have highlighted environmental issues. As world leaders pack their bags to meet in Glasgow for the COP26 Climate summit, we wonder, could content like this help us achieve Net Zero?
- 27th Oct 2021
Podcast: Can we nudge to net zero?
In the first of a two-part climate change special, BIT’s Lis Costa sits down with Nobel Prize Winner Professor Richard Thaler, Cambridge University’s Lucia A. Reisch and BIT CEO and founder Professor David Halpern to answer one big question ahead of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference: Can we Nudge to Net Zero?
- 22nd Oct 2021
Podcast: Antibiotic resistance, health inequality and the replication crisis
On Christmas Eve December 2020, the World Health Organisation named Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and health inequities as 2 of the 10 global health threats to track in 2021