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Sophie Davis

Sophie is a Principal Advisor in the Home Affairs team. Since joining BIT in 2016, Sophie has worked on a range of topics, including crime prevention, policing, justice and cyber-security. Sophie previously worked as Political Adviser to the Rt Hon Lord Falconer in his role as Shadow Justice Secretary and…

  • Academic publication
  • 2nd Aug 2017

Levelling the playing field in police recruitment: Evidence from a field experiment on test performance

How to increase diversity in the police is an unanswered question that has received significant political and media attention. One area of intervention is the recruitment process itself.

  • Blog
  • 5th Dec 2017

Measuring the impact of body worn video cameras on police behaviour and criminal justice outcomes

Introduction One of the most significant technical innovations in policing in recent years has been the emergence of the body worn video camera (BWVC), a form of closed circuit video. Though police forces across the world have begun to use the new technology to increase efficiency and improve policing outcomes,…

  • Blog
  • 30th May 2018

BX2018: Taking a behavioural approach to stopping crime

The second of our series of articles in the lead up to the 2018 Behavioural Exchange in Sydney¬†outlines our recent work on crime and domestic violence, in the UK and Australia. This area will be the focus of one of the breakout sessions. Director of Home Affairs and International Programmes,…

  • Person

Nathan Chappell

Nathan in an Advisor based in our Wellington office. He has worked on projects in criminal justice and education, and facilitated workshops with other public sector clients. Prior to joining the team, Nathan worked as a Research Analyst at Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, focusing on innovation economics and…

  • Report
  • 27th Jun 2018

Improving transition out of the Armed Forces: engaging families through behavioural insights

Each year 15,000 military personnel transition out of the UK Armed Forces. Whilst the majority transition successfully, a small but significant number struggle. Family plays a crucial role in this process, but their engagement with transition support remains low. This report draws on evidence from a variety of fields -…

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Heng Hwee Koh

Heng Hwee is a Senior Advisor in the Singapore office working on a range of issues including inequality, sustainability, and international development. Her particular focus is on applying behavioural insights to digital behaviours. Before joining BIT, Heng Hwee worked with the Institute of Policy Studies to investigate socio-geographical differences in…

  • Blog
  • 23rd Jan 2019

Using Behavioral Insights to Build the Police Force of Tomorrow

Attracting great candidates from diverse backgrounds to join the public workforce is a key part of building governments that produce the best outcomes for residents.

  • Report
  • 23rd Jan 2019

Behavioral Insights for Building the Police Force of Tomorrow

Attracting great candidates from diverse backgrounds is crucial to building a government workforce that can serve communities effectively and build trust among residents.

  • Report
  • 24th Jan 2019

The Behavioural Insights Team Annual Update Report 2017-18

Latest results from the team, covering issues from healthcare to humanitarian aid.