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  • Past event
  • 28th Jun 2022

Webinar: Applying Behavioral Science in the Private Sector - part 1

The first webinar in our 'private sector' series will focus on opportunities to apply behavioral insights to: help employees and customers resist online scams, increase compliance to cybersecurity measures/practices and promote honesty in filing insurance claims and providing financial information.

  • Blog
  • 6th Jun 2022

Webinar: Reducing Fraud & Promoting Cybersecurity

According to the Federal Trade Commission, consumer reports of fraud are at an all-time high, with over $5.8 billion lost. And that’s just in the United States. What makes online scams so effective? How can companies empower people to avoid them? A deep understanding of human behavior can help. Join…

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Taya Jackson

Taya is an Advisor working in the Home Affairs and Education team. Taya’s work focuses on crime and policing. Since joining BIT Taya has worked on projects to reduce vehicle crime, improve probation processes and improve multi-agency working within communities. Prior to joining BIT, Taya worked as a police officer…

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Tom McBride

Tom McBride leads the Ending Youth Violence Lab, a new initiative dedicated to building the pipeline of high-quality interventions to support vulnerable children which could progress to large-scale impact evaluation. Tom has over 15 years of experience in research  and evaluation roles. He is the former Director of Evidence at…

  • Blog
  • 25th Jul 2022

Introducing the Ending Youth Violence Lab

Involvement in crime and violence has a devastating effect on the lives of children, their communities and wider society. The Ending Youth Violence Lab (the Lab) wants to be part of the solution, by ensuring children have the strengths, skills and opportunities to make good life choices, meet their potential…

  • Blog
  • 1st Aug 2022

The need for urgent action on youth violence

The consequences of youth violence extend beyond the children and families caught up in it, impacting on our communities, society and the wider economy. This is a public health emergency which needs our full and urgent attention

  • Blog
  • 8th Aug 2022

Celebrating the birth of the Ending Youth Violence Lab

The birth of something new is nearly always a good reason to celebrate. The birth of the new Ending Youth Violence Lab is no exception. My day job is leading the Youth Endowment Fund. I and my team go to work every day with a single mission in mind: To…

  • Blog
  • 1st Sep 2022

Saving the elephants with behavioural insights

Valued at approx £15 billion annually, illegal wildlife trade is the 4th biggest international illegal activity after drugs, illegal arms dealing, and human trafficking. Influencing consumer demand is core in tackling illegal wildlife trade. However, there are gaps in existing literature about what works to reduce consumer motivation and demand.…

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Dr Laure Bokobza

Laure is a Senior Research Advisor in the Home Affairs, Security and Education team. Before joining BIT, she completed a PhD in Political Science at the University of Oxford, where her research focused on wealth inequality and redistribution, social movements, and non-democratic politics. She also taught quantitative methods to graduate…

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Neeraj Rahal

Neeraj is an Advisor in our Home Affairs and Social Cohesion team. Prior to joining BIT, Neeraj was a forensic psychologist in training with HM Prison and Probation Services, carrying out psychological risk assessments, and providing advice to parole boards and other stakeholders. Additionally, he has also worked as a…