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  • Blog
  • 26th Jun 2019

We asked our colleagues to talk to strangers - this is what happened

Could we encourage our co-workers to strike up new social connections on their way into the office?

  • Blog
  • 24th Jun 2019

How do I delete my search history? And other questions

What online data can tell us about ourselves

  • Blog
  • 20th Jun 2019

Creating opportunities for economic mobility in US cities

Integrating behavioural science into the heart of social programs

  • Blog
  • 12th Jun 2019

Integrating health and social care: making it work for staff

Navigating the challenges facing local government

  • Blog
  • 30th May 2019

The Augar review: what behavioural science tells us about education fees and grants

The long-awaited Augur review of UK post-secondary education is out today, offering its verdict on the tuition fee debate.

  • Blog
  • 28th May 2019

Your job will soon be automated - now work harder

If you’ve been in an airport recently, you may have noticed new signs promoting future self-boarding technology. Goodbye, it seems, to checking your ticket with a person at the boarding gate.

  • Blog
  • 23rd May 2019

Using small changes to tackle loneliness

Last week, the All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Integration published a new report, written in conjunction with The Challenge. It includes ideas to bring people together and reduce loneliness, such as using public transport as a place to spark conversation and connections, encouraging the development of intergenerational care homes,…

  • Blog
  • 22nd May 2019

How to build cohesive societies

Launch of two new projects to translate academic research into real change

  • Blog
  • 17th May 2019

We’re only human. No one means to get defrauded.

Today, technology has given fraudsters new toys which they can use to play the same old tricks. Fake cryptocurrencies with big returns advertised on Facebook might seem new but, really, they’re not much different to the notorious Charles Ponzi who, almost a century ago, promised to double investors’ money in…

  • Blog
  • 16th May 2019

How can more people live good, long lives?

Two new launches aim to tackle inequality and low life-expectancy in the UK