The Behavioural Science and Policy Events bring together researchers, students, and others from Ireland and beyond to talk to each other about using behavioural insights to improve policy making.

Click HERE for our past events. To participate in upcoming, please contact Leonhard Lades (

Behavioural Science and Policy Spring Events 2021

Wednesday, January 2014:00 - 15:00BSP Seminar with Dr Jet Sanders (LSE) and Liam Delaney (LSE) on "Media representation of behavioural science in the UK during the pandemic"
Friday, January 2915:00 - 16:00Economics Seminar with Dr Christina Rott (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
Wednesday, February 0314:00 - 15:00BSP Seminar with Dr Kate Laffan (UCD) on "The greenest of green: Do Irish consumers prefer homegrown renewable electricity?" (co-organised with UCD Environmental Policy)
Wednesday, February 1014:00 - 15:00BSP Seminar with Dr Taha Yasseri (UCD)
Friday, February 1915:00 - 16:00Economics Seminar with Dr Siri Isaksson (Norwegian School of Economics)
Wednesday, February 2414:00 - 15:00BSP Seminar with Dr Pete Lunn (ESRI) on "Vaccines and Behaviour: Studies of our best Covid-19 defences"
Wednesday, March 0314:00 - 17:00BSP Workshop on "The role of mental health in public policy design"
Wednesday, March 2414:00 - 15:00BSP Seminar with Dr Ganga Shreedhar (LSE) (co-organised with UCD Environmental Policy)
Friday, March 2615:00 - 16:00Economics Seminar with Prof. Markus Reisinger (Frankfurt School of Finance and Management)
Wednesday, March 3114:00 - 15:00BSP Seminar with Dr Christian Krekel (LSE) on "Volunteering Improves Wellbeing: Evidence from a Nationwide Micro-Volunteering Programme"
Wednesday, April 0714:00 - 15:00BSP Seminar with Dr Till Stowasser (Stirling) on "Charmers vs Rounders: Rent price discontinuities in the German housing market"
Wednesday, April 1414:00 - 15:00BSP Seminar with Prof. Tobias Börger (HWR Berlin) on "The value of blue-space recreation and perceived water quality across Europe: A contingent behaviour study" (co-organised with UCD Environmental Policy)
Wednesday, April 2114:00 - 15:00BSP Seminar with Ivan Petrov (UCD) on "Paying More for Less in Energy Efficient Rental Properties" (co-organised with UCD Environmental Policy)
Friday, April 2316:00 - 17:00Economics Seminar with Dr Luba Petersen (Simon Fraser University)