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Rounding up the latest insights from Behavioural Exchange 2016

Last month, members of the Behavioural Insights Team attended and presented at the third Behavioural Exchange conference, hosted by the Behavioral Insights Group at Harvard. The conference, which brought together over 400 academics, policymakers and practitioners, covered a huge range of issues at the cutting edge of behavioural science and public policy – from the […]

July 4, 2016


Applications now open for Behavioural Exchange 2016 Junior Scholars Award

Following the success of the first BX Awards last year at our London BX2015 Conference, we are pleased to be able to announce that the award for junior scholars will be returning to the BX2016 conference at Harvard this year. This award recognises junior scholars who are conducting cutting-edge research that intersects with applied areas such as policy or business. […]

February 15, 2016


Nudging for good – David Halpern and Owain Service

As the world leading behavioural scientists gather in London to share new and remarkable results, a new book – Inside the Nudge Unit – urges we ‘nudge for good’, and all keep an eye on who nudges the nudgers. This week, the world’s leading behavioural experts are gathering in the UK, together with representatives from […]

September 1, 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 done for the rest of […]

August 11, 2015


Matthew Hancock MP announced to open BX2015

We are delighted to announce special guest Matthew Hancock MP, Minister for the Cabinet Office & Paymaster General, will be opening BX2015, the behavioural science conference taking place in London on the 2nd and 3rd September 2015. With over 70 speakers confirmed, the focus of BX2015 will be to learn from global best practice examples […]

July 22, 2015


BX2015 Awards deadline is this Sunday – don’t miss the chance to celebrate your work in behavioural science

The BX2015 Awards submissions deadline is fast approaching – applications must be with us by this Sunday, 14th June, at 11pm London time. The awards will be presented at the BX2015 conference in September, and the winners will be invited to present their work at the conference among leading thinkers in the field. We are […]

June 10, 2015


BIT launch BX2015 Awards: celebrating the achievements of behavioural science scholars and practitioners

The Behavioural Insights Team is pleased to announce a call for submissions to the BX2015 Awards, to be presented at the BX2015 conference in September. The last ten years have seen tremendous growth in the scope, ambition and achievements of the behavioural sciences, bringing growing recognition and application to policy. The conference is an opportunity […]

May 12, 2015


Behavioural Exchange 2015, hosted by the Behavioural Insights Team

Join us and 700 other behavioural insights practitioners and academics at the second annual Behavioural Exchange (BX2015), a behavioural science conference taking place in London on the 2nd and 3rd September 2015. To purchase tickets, click here. BX2015 builds on the success of last year’s conference in Sydney. We’ve assembled a truly stellar list of […]

February 17, 2015


Behavioural Exchange 2015 (BX2015)

On 2 and 3 September 2015, the Behavioural Insights Team will host the largest gathering of the world’s greatest behavioural scientists and policy practitioners. There will be space for some 500 delegates over two days, with sessions that combine the latest academic findings with real-world results from projects being undertaken by governments around the world. […]

October 7, 2014


BX2014 wrap up

Behavioural approaches are really about “restoring common sense to economics”. These were the provocative words of Richard Thaler – Professor Behavioral Science and Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and co-author of Nudge – while speaking via video link at BX2014, the world’s first public policy behavioural insights conference, which concluded […]

June 9, 2014