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  • Blog
  • 26th Jan 2022

Reducing age bias against older workers in recruitment

Over the coming years, we can expect older workers to make up more of our workforce, both as a result of an ageing population and due to rises to the State Pension Age. Therefore, it is critical to find solutions to the barriers that older workers face when looking for…

  • Blog
  • 25th Jan 2022

Can mass media reduce violent conflict?

Violent conflict is one of the most pressing challenges facing humanity. Armed violence causes physical devastation, suffering, displacement and death. It creates trauma now and for generations to come. So how can we reduce violent conflict or prevent it from happening in the first place?

  • Blog
  • 21st Jan 2022

Increasing retention and reducing burnout of 911 dispatchers

Burnout has become an issue that employers, especially those in the public sector, can’t afford to ignore. Chronic stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic has made the problem even more serious. According to a 2021 survey, 42% of public sector employees have felt burnt-out over the past year. Nearly a…

  • Blog
  • 20th Dec 2021

Pre-owned: Using environmental and cost-saving messages to encourage buying second-hand

As we wind down for the festive season, we'll soon be seeing lots of adverts for post-Christmas sales. As tempting as they may be, the message from COP26 just a few weeks ago is that we are at a critical point in time for determining the future wellbeing of the…

  • Blog
  • 16th Dec 2021

Dangerous left turns slow by 17% in traffic study leveraging behavioral science

Our research showed that unsafe turning habits are preventable, and behaviorally-informed intersection design helps drivers make better turns

  • Blog
  • 15th Dec 2021

Why BIT and Nesta are deepening their relationship

Nesta CEO Ravi Gurumurthy shares why he's so excited about closer collaboration with BIT as it becomes wholly-owned by Nesta

  • Blog
  • 14th Dec 2021

Promover comportamientos de búsqueda de ayuda entre sobrevivientes de violencia en Centroamérica

Desde 2018, el BIT se ha asociado con el Banco Inter-Americano de Desarrollo (BID) para explorar cómo las percepciones conductuales pueden alentar a las mujeres de estos países a buscar ayuda.

Also available in: English

  • Blog
  • 14th Dec 2021

Promoting help-seeking behaviours among survivors of violence in Central America

Since 2018 BIT has partnered with the Inter-American Development Bank to explore how behavioral insights can encourage women in Central America to seek help if they experience gender-based violence

Also available in: Español

  • Blog
  • 8th Dec 2021

Getting young people into politics

Participation in service learning increases young people’s participation in politics by 12%. This is the headline finding from our new report that marks the end of a 4 year research project with the National Citizen Service Trust (NCS Trust) and UCL’s School of Public Policy. This is new and promising…

  • Blog
  • 3rd Dec 2021

Pensions: What are your options?

When was the last time you checked your pension pot? Do you know the options available to you? And are you confident that you have enough money saved up for retirement?