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  • Blog
  • 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. 

  • Blog
  • 30th Oct 2023

Behavior change is key to successful climate action plans

Successful climate action plans must consider, and plan for, changing people’s behavior. For the world to reach net zero emissions by 2050, 62% of emissions cuts require residents or businesses to change what they do.

  • Blog
  • 21st Oct 2023

Is a Zero-Waste Lifestyle Possible?

Is it truly feasible for individuals and communities to adopt such a lifestyle, and what role can behavioural sciences play in improving the uptake of sustainable practices?

  • Blog
  • 19th Oct 2023

Encourager la participation des femmes au dépistage du cancer du sein

Sur la période 2021-2022, en France, moins de 50% des femmes éligibles  au programme de dépistage organisé du cancer du sein y ont participé. À titre de comparaison, elles étaient 65% au Royaume-Uni.

  • Blog
  • 18th Oct 2023

Groundbreaking research on WhatsApp chatbot to reduce intimate partner violence published in PLOS

Patterns of violence can start at an impressionable age, when teenagers and women start their first serious relationships and learn what is “normal”—or even desirable—in a partner. There is a strong connection between positive power equity beliefs and lower IPV prevalence.

  • Blog
  • 11th Oct 2023

Combating sedentary behaviour in the office, one step at a time

Four out of ten French people spend more than 7 hours a day sitting down and 95% of us do not exercise enough to protect our health from the consequences of this sedentary lifestyle. That's why Paris 2024 is trying to encourage Parisians to "move more," starting in their own…

  • Blog
  • 10th Oct 2023

Combattre la sédentarité au bureau, une marche après l’autre

Le Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) a accompagné Paris 2024 dans ce défi. Après avoir observé et interrogé les équipes de Paris 2024, les chercheurs et designers du BIT ont conçu des interventions pour promouvoir l'usage des escaliers en interne. 

  • Blog
  • 6th Oct 2023

How can benefits calculators and grants portals help the financially vulnerable? 

According to the social policy company Policy in Practice, £19 billion in benefits go unclaimed in the UK each year. The cost of living crisis will likely result in this number growing yet further, as the government has moved to supplement the incomes of benefit claimants. 

  • Blog
  • 6th Oct 2023

Bold moves from the PM: Unpacking the behavioural angle of Rishi Sunak's Party Conference speech

Cigarettes are the only legal consumer product that, when used correctly, will kill the majority of users. Raising the smoking age on a regular basis, as New Zealand has done, was one of our recommendations to the Khan Review on making smoking obsolete, and is supported by the public, per…

  • Blog
  • 4th Oct 2023

Saving more than just money: what does it take to support reductions in alcohol consumption?

Alcohol consumption is a significant public health challenge globally, contributing to an estimated 3 million deaths every year; 5.3% of all deaths worldwide.  COVID-19 might have further increased the harms from alcohol consumption: Public Health Scotland published new statistics in March 2023 showing that the number of deaths occurring as…