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- 30th Sep 2021
Improving people’s risk perception of coronavirus
What factors affect how people perceive risk? And can we design interventions that help to make risk perception more accurate?
- 29th Sep 2021
The public has a good understanding of coronavirus risk, but there are still big misconceptions
On ‘Freedom Day’ (July 19th 2021) England entered a new phase in its approach to managing coronavirus. Instead of legislation mandating behaviours, guidance will help people use their own judgement to make risk-based decisions. This change means it is especially important for policymakers to understand how people think about coronavirus risk.…
- 10th Sep 2021
British and European Values - are they one and the same?
There is a mismatch between the way we see ourselves and the way we see others
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- 1st Apr 2021
Applying behavioural science to the annual electoral canvass in England: Evidence from a large-scale randomised controlled trial
While certain behavioural interventions can improve the efficiency of the annual canvass, other approaches or interventions may be needed to increase voter registration rates and update voter information.
- 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…
- 4th Mar 2021
BIT’s biggest trial so far encourages more flexible jobs and applications
We wanted to see if we could encourage employers to advertise more jobs with flexible working options. 20 million job applications passed through this RCT - making it one of the biggest experimental social policy trials ever published.
- 5th Feb 2021
Can ‘rules of thumb’ training for principals improve Guatemalan schools?
In 2018, we visited high schools across Guatemala with our excellent partners in the Guatemalan Ministry of Education (MINEDUC). We were trying to understand why only 32% of high-school students pass the national standardised exam in reading comprehension and only 10% pass the exam in Maths. Here's what we found.
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- 3rd Feb 2020
BIT Crime Week #1 Violence in London: what we know and how to respond
In the early hours of the first day of January 2019, a man was killed while working as a security guard at a New Year’s Eve party after he intervened to help a colleague involved in a struggle. In February, a man was murdered after refusing to give a stranger…
- 22nd Aug 2019
The importance of replication
If you’ve ever run a Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT), you know how exciting it is to find a solution that works.
- 21st Sep 2018
Randomisation and the Avengers - a critique of Thanos' methodology
SPOILERS—Don't read this post if you haven't seen the latest Avengers film! Before Chadwick Boseman, before Chris Hemsworth - before even Robert Downey Junior, comic books and superheroes were the exclusive domain of nerds. In these dark days, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is everywhere, with millions of people now…