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  • Blog
  • 10th Apr 2019

Reducing dropout at Sixth Form Colleges

Moving from one place to another is always stressful - whether that’s a new house, a new town, a new job, or a new educational institution. When we arrive in a new environment, especially one where we don’t know anyone, we cast around looking for clues about how to behave…

  • BI Venture

Networky

Networky is a digital buddying platform that we originally built for the National Citizens Service (NCS). It has connected 40,000 young people to have safe, online conversations before starting the 2018 Summer programme. The act of matching the right person at the right time has previously been shown to boost…

  • BI Venture

Test+Build

TEST + Build provides a way for users to tackle challenges drawing on BIT’s years of experience. TEST + Build is a digital platform that enables organisations to apply insights from behavioural science to their live communication projects. It provides users with the tools to design more behaviourally informed letters,…

  • BI Venture

Predictiv

What is Predictiv?  Predictiv is an online platform for running behavioural experiments built by the Behavioural Insights Team. It enables governments and other organisations to run randomised controlled trials (RCTs) with an online population of participants, and to experiment whether new policies and interventions work before they are deployed in…

  • BI Venture

Applied

Applied, BIT's first tech spin out, is a people platform focused on using behavioural and data science to improve hiring decisions.  Applied uses (and conducts!) research to design products that help teams to hire smarter, fairer and more diversely than ever. Since its launch in 2016, 70,000 candidates have applied…

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Promptable

Promptable is our student support programme that increases attendance and grade attainment. It works by sending students timely and relevant SMS messages that contain motivational themes and study tips as well as practical information such as exam dates and content relating to subjects they have been taught that week. It…

  • Blog
  • 17th Oct 2018

50,000 candidates have now applied for jobs through Applied – the Behavioural Insights Team’s first BI Venture

In the early 1970s, only one in twenty people in the top five US orchestras were women. Now that figure is more like one in three. As Harvard Professor Iris Bohnet explains in her book on ‘what works’ to reduce gender inequality, one of the reasons for this shift is…

  • Person

Monika Rudzeviciute

Monika is the Head of Growth at Predictiv, BIT's online experimentation platform. Her mission is to encourage the practical application of behavioural insights and drive Predictiv's growth by expanding its use in policy research and new industries. She leads on customer development and works in close collaboration with the Head…

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Ben Lethbridge

Ben is the Head of Growth at BIT. He has over 12 years experience in the mobile technology industry. Most recently Ben headed up the big data work that EE were delivering to the transport and infrastructure sector, creating new partnerships and delivering insights for government departments such as Highways…

  • Blog
  • 11th May 2018

The benefits of rebalancing childcare

Kids in Finland are unique among their international counterparts - they are the only children to spend more time with their dads than with their mums. Could the Finnish model of childcare have lessons for the rest of us? Some research suggests that kids who spend time with their fathers…