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- 16th Sep 2019
The behavioural science community gathers in London
It’s nearly ten years since BIT was set up in No10 with the seemingly simple (but in reality daunting) aim of incorporating a better understanding of human behaviour into public policy, while also saving the government ten times our running costs.
- 11th Mar 2021
Increasing take up of free childcare to improve outcomes in Greater Manchester
One of the ways HMG encourages parents to put their children in early education is through the free early education entitlement for two-year-olds (also known as the two year old offer), which gives low income parents and parents of children with special educational needs up to 15 hours of free…
Dr Jovita Leung
Jovita is an Advisor in the Health and Wellbeing team at the London office. She has delivered projects across a range of policy areas including obesity, childhood vaccination, mental health, and early years. Jovita has worked on a range of projects spanning from qualitative studies exploring barriers and facilitators for…
Julia is an Advisor working in the Education team. Before joining BIT, Julia spent five years as a primary school teacher, focusing particularly on supporting children’s writing. Prior to that, she was a research assistant in the Psychology Department in the University of Oxford where she evaluated the impact of…
Callum is an Advisor in BIT’s Education team. Since joining BIT, Callum has worked on several exploratory qualitative research projects with Nesta, aiming to improve outcomes in the early years. Other projects include work for the Education Endowment Foundation and Department for Education. Prior to joining BIT, Callum trained as…
- 25th Apr 2023
From oratory to laboratory - turning words into action and launching the EYV Lab
The recent Ending Youth Violence Lab launch event (4th April) was a significant milestone for us. It was our first major opportunity to engage with stakeholders across the sector, and to set out what we are seeking to achieve and how we will work.
- 27th Nov 2023
Using behavioural insights to improve school attendance
Absent children are at greater risk of harm, through abuse and exploitation, and are much less likely to achieve the qualifications that unlock future opportunity.