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- 25th Apr 2023
From oratory to laboratory - turning words into action and launching the EYV Lab
The recent Ending Youth Violence Lab launch event (4th April) was a significant milestone for us. It was our first major opportunity to engage with stakeholders across the sector, and to set out what we are seeking to achieve and how we will work.
- 21st Apr 2023
Bring your own bag
Many of us have been there. An estimated 100 billion plastic bags are used every year in the U.S., and fewer than 10% are recycled, contributing to a global plastic waste challenge.
- 18th Apr 2023
Can behavioural science help improve pupil behaviour and boost school attendance?
Improving pupil behaviour and boosting attendance are two of the biggest challenges facing UK schools right now, and we are excited to be starting work on two large-scale RCTs to learn more about what works to improve outcomes in this space. We are currently recruiting for schools to participate in…
- 17th Apr 2023
Ethnicity pay reporting: How to understand your data and use it to create a more equitable workplace
Today the government publishes its first ethnicity pay reporting guidance for employers. Publishing this guidance sends a strong signal to businesses to take a more data-driven approach to improve racial equality, although doing so remains voluntary. As more businesses calculate and disclose their ethnicity pay, this will increase transparency and…
- 11th Apr 2023
5 Insights & Actions to Enhance Compliance Programs
How can cultural psychology and behavioural science be leveraged to improve compliance programs? We recently explored this question in a webinar.
- 7th Apr 2023
Using behavioural insights to improve diabetes management in the Middle East
To mark World Health Day, we’re sharing the results of a trial helping people with diabetes in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to reduce their blood sugar levels.
- 6th Apr 2023
Sugar Tax and the response to the Casey report into policing
What is the sugar tax equivalent for changing police culture? What intervention not only tackles bad standards but also positively re-enforces itself, to counter the doom loop of poor standards leading to weak recruitment?
- 4th Apr 2023
Responding to financial turbulence
A lot depends on market ‘sentiment’, i.e. economic actors’ beliefs or attitudes towards specific financial instruments, institutions or entire market segments, in turn influencing their behaviour. A critical element shaping confidence is the expectation of how others will act.
- 29th Mar 2023
How can we encourage adoption of home energy efficiency measures?
The adoption of home retrofits (e.g. wall, floor, loft insulation) is also a behavioural challenge that we explored with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).
- 28th Mar 2023
Improving progression opportunities for women in low-paid and low-skill jobs
Across the world, women are more likely to be in low-paid work. For example, in the UK, women make up 77% of workers on low weekly pay. We hosted an event in partnership with J.P. Morgan Chase to discuss solutions.