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- 29th Sep 2022
We need to talk about climate. But how?
From a behavioural perspective, communicating climate change is rife with difficulties
- 28th Sep 2022
Supporting employees to save via Credit Unions in Northern Ireland
Payroll saving schemes can help people struggling to save but they are only offered by about 3% of UK employers with over 100 employees and take-up rates are in the single digits.
- 22nd Sep 2022
Using behavioural insights to reduce gift-giving in a Tanzanian public hospital
Previous research has shown that social norms of gift-giving and reciprocity are linked to patterns of bribery in the Tanzanian health sector. Health facility staff that do not accept a gift or reciprocate a favour are often punished by means of gossip, criticism, and even social isolation, further enforcing the…
- Current project
How can we make support services more accessible and impactful?
In Year 2 of the Gambling Policy and Research Unit, we will be increasing our focus on support services and treatment for those at risk of, or experiencing gambling harm. One of our Year 2 aims is to improve access to gambling support services. This is currently in the scoping…
- Current project
The world is full of adverts, some more harmful than others. What does the gambling ads ecosystem look like?
In Year 2 of the Gambling Policy and Research Unit, we will be exploring and mapping gambling ads for slot games, to identify common features and inducements, categorise how inducements are presented, and identify any features that could be seen to be misleading or irresponsible. This project will help us…
- Current project
The role of the bank – exploring and prototyping gambling management bank tools
In Year 2 of the Gambling Policy and Research Unit, we will be exploring the existing tools utilised by banks to help their customers monitor and control their gambling spend. We’ll be focusing on evaluating the impact of these tools, and designing prototypes for new and/or existing tools, to help…
- 20th Sep 2022
How can citizens shape the future of social media platforms?
An everyday genius of humans is that we collaborate and cooperate to get things done. We share with others our thoughts and values, and they in turn share, support, and challenge. However, this process can also create the conditions for offence, misunderstanding and conflict. Nowhere do we see this more…
- 21st Feb 2022
Supporting low-skill, low-pay women to progress: a new global research programme
As living costs are set to soar this year with gas prices increasing across Europe, analysis suggests this could be devastating for people in low income households. Single-parent families - the majority of which consist of single women raising children - are more likely to live in poverty, and face…
- 16th Feb 2022
Peer-to-peer financial guidance at work: Lessons from the field
If you are an employer, it will come as no surprise that financial concerns impact your employees’ mental and physical health, and can even affect work performance. Research estimates that money worries cost the UK economy £120bn and 17.5 million lost hours of work. The good news is, employers can…
- 14th Dec 2021
Promoting help-seeking behaviours among survivors of violence in Central America
Since 2018 BIT has partnered with the Inter-American Development Bank to explore how behavioral insights can encourage women in Central America to seek help if they experience gender-based violence
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