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- 17th Sep 2021
Applying behavioural insights and dialogue to build Smart Peace in conflict settings
For three years, The Behavioural Insights Team has been part of Smart Peace, an initiative to apply a deep understanding of human behaviour to develop new tools for peacebuilding in some of the world’s most fragile states. In collaboration with the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, Conciliation Resources and ETH Zurich,…
BIT holds Behavioural Exchange 2019 in London, with 1,300 attendees from over 60 countries and over 100 speakers
- 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.
- 17th Jul 2019
Calling the very best of behavioural science: submissions for the BX Awards 2019 are now open!
Prizes for Outstanding Research and Outstanding Practitioner will be awarded at the Behavioural Exchange conference this September.
- 30th May 2018
BX2018: Taking a behavioural approach to stopping crime
The second of our series of articles in the lead up to the 2018 Behavioural Exchange in Sydney outlines our recent work on crime and domestic violence, in the UK and Australia. This area will be the focus of one of the breakout sessions. Director of Home Affairs and International Programmes,…
- 26th Nov 2017
Behavioural Insights in Australia
In Everett Rogers's classic text, The Diffusion of Innovations, he argues that it helps that good ideas are effective. But it’s often not quite enough. For innovations to really take hold, they need to have the capacity to be trialled and reinvented in different contexts. People need to be able…
- 30th Jun 2017
The world’s behavioural experts descend on Singapore for BX2017
Over the last couple of days, the Singaporean government hosted 400 practitioners from government, academia and business for the 4th Behavioural Exchange (BX) conference. The aim of the annual conference is to showcase the best examples from around the world of applying behavioural science to public policy. We have picked…
- 21st Jun 2017
Applying behavioural insights in Asia’s city state
We set up BIT Singapore nine months ago to continue our mission to deliver rigorous social impact across the world. Singapore’s Public Service is one of the most innovative and effective in the world. We have been fortunate enough to have experienced this first-hand in our joint work on financial…
- 7th Jul 2016
Corruption: Can a behavioural approach shift the dial?
The first global summit on anti-corruption was held in London in May. The summit brought together world leaders, businesses, academics, civil society and international organisations to discuss the practical steps that could be taken to tackle corruption across the world. Here at BIT, we think that behavioural science can make…
- 11th Aug 2015
Behavioural Insights: The Next Generation
Junior academics and practitioners in the field of behavioural science are incredibly fortunate to benefit from the pioneering work of academics such as Daniel Kahneman, Amos Tversky, Cass Sunstein, Richard Thaler, Carol Dweck, Max Bazerman and Iris Bohnet, to name but a few. The work that these eminent figures have…