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- 13th May 2021
Can nudging improve student wellbeing? Results from an RCT in Australia
Studying at university can be challenging at the best of times: students are often juggling financial stress, challenging course content, living or studying in a new city, and changes to their friendships and social support networks. The events of 2020 certainly do not appear to have helped: a recent survey…
- 30th Apr 2021
How can we encourage institutional investors to make climate friendly decisions?
To combat climate change, US$90 trillion is needed in sustainable investments by 2030. However markets aren’t moving fast enough. The Paris Climate Agreement calls out the role of the finance industry in boosting green innovation and low carbon industries. The question remains however, as to whether shifting to more sustainable…
- 23rd Feb 2021
What impact does remote working have on workplace sexist and sexually harassing behaviours?
Everyone should be valued and treated as equal regardless of gender. Yet in too many workplaces, sexist behaviours and sexual harassment are still a problem. In Australia, one in three people have been sexually harassed in the workplace in the past 5 years. Reducing sexist behaviours and sexual harassment in…
- 6th Nov 2020
Applying behavioural insights to public transport pricing complexity
Navigating the pricing structures of public transport systems in new cities is something even experienced travellers dread. There’s lots of different things to think about: the mode of transport you’d like to use; the distance you’re travelling; and even time of day changes to transport fares. We worked with Infrastructure Victoria…
- 13th Oct 2020
How can we support physical distancing in the office?
To understand how to best support physical distancing in workplaces, we partnered with a large Australian bank and Professor Robert Slonim to undertake some rapid research. This formed part of a broader objective for the bank to become a COVID-safe workplace, and to find creative ways to help their employees…
- 3rd Sep 2020
How can we prepare young people for the future of work?
COVID-19 has had profound impacts on the way societies function, including the nature of work. Young people are particularly affected, with youth unemployment in Australia at the highest it’s been in 22 years. To address this crisis, young people need to be adaptable and demonstrate a broader range of skills…
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- 19th Oct 2020
Behavioural Insights Course: Running a Project (Online)
This behavioural insights online course will teach you the basics of planning, establishing and managing a BI Project. In this behavioural insights online course you will learn a set of tools to match BI project approaches with policy problems, as well as arguments to advocate for a BI methodology.
- Past event
- 24th Sep 2020
Behavioural Insights Course: An Introduction (Online)
This behavioural insights course provides an introduction to the field of behavioural insights (BI) and an overview of the key principles that drive human behaviour. In this online BI course you will learn about the growth of behavioural insights across governments and discuss a wide range of examples where behavioural…
- 6th Jul 2020
Speaking to consumers unlocked insights into how we can help them save on energy
As the economic effects of COVID-19 become more apparent, consumers are cutting back on spending. Energy bills are often an area where many people can make savings. However, navigating this market can be a difficult task. Information is often presented in confusing ways that make it harder for people to…