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Workshop on “The Role of Mental Health in Public Policy”

2021-01-15T10:53:48+00:00

The Behavioural Science and Policy Group is hosting a virtual policy workshop on The Role of Mental Health in Public Policy March 3 2021, 2pm to 5pm   The rapid rise in mental health issues in Ireland due to Covid-19 necessitates a deeper understanding of how mental health intersects with policy design and implementation. The event will bring together academics and practitioners to discuss :  the implications of growing mental health issues on policy design in the areas of labour market, financial, education and health policies  the impact of public policy design itself on the mental health of individuals  the role of behavioural science in public policy to address inequalities that [...]

Workshop on “The Role of Mental Health in Public Policy”2021-01-15T10:53:48+00:00

2020 PhD Conference in Behavioural Science

2020-12-01T19:30:20+00:00

The 2020 PhD Conference in Behavioural Science will take place (virtually) on December 10th, 2020 at 1pm. Register for attending the conference here: https://ucd-ie.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5ApdOipqzkiGNfKThxNZiUsxtyySAO0BfV6 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. The conference will be hosted by the Behavioural Science and Policy Group at the Geary Institute for Public Policy based in University College Dublin in collaboration with researchers from the Stirling Behavioural Science Centre. This continues successful annual events held at Stirling and Dublin. For information about previous PhD conferences click these links: 2015, 2017, 2018. We will use the Zoom [...]

2020 PhD Conference in Behavioural Science2020-12-01T19:30:20+00:00

Workshop on “Behavioural Economics and Self-control”

2020-10-27T19:42:01+00:00

The Behavioural Science and Policy Group is hosting a virtual "Mini-Workshop" on Behavioural Economics and Self-control November 4, 2pm - 4pm on Zoom. Participation is free but you'll have to register to participate. Register for this meeting by clicking here: https://ucd-ie.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rd-yoqj8pHNawSntmlCJgMADA7HRX67rR After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. We will approve you manually to avoid Zoom bombers. Feel free to send questions to leonhard.lades@ucd.ie. The preliminary schedule is below: 14:00 - 14:05: Introduction 14:05 - 14:30: Dr Leonhard Lades on "Eliciting Future Bias" 14:30 - 14:55: Dr Margaret Samahita on "Pessimism and [...]

Workshop on “Behavioural Economics and Self-control”2020-10-27T19:42:01+00:00

13th Annual Economics and Psychology Conference (December 11)

2020-12-01T19:35:12+00:00

We are glad to announce that the 13th annual one day conference on Economics and Psychology will be held on December 11th, 2020 virtually on Zoom. The event will take place between 1pm and 5pm. The conference is jointly organised by the UCD Behavioural Science and Policy Group, the ESRI Behavioural Research Unit, the Irish Behavioural Science Network, and the Department for Psychological and Behavioural Science at LSE. The purpose of these sessions is to develop the link between Economics, Psychology, and cognate disciplines throughout Ireland. A special theme of these events is the implications of behavioural economics for [...]

13th Annual Economics and Psychology Conference (December 11)2020-12-01T19:35:12+00:00

Call for Papers: 2020 PhD Conference in Behavioural Science and Policy

2020-10-13T18:08:18+00:00

We are happy to announce that the 2020 PhD Conference in Behavioural Science will take place (virtually) on December 10th, 2020. It will be hosted by the Behavioural Science and Policy Group at the Geary Institute for Public Policy based in University College Dublin in collaboration with researchers from the Stirling Behavioural Science Centre. This continues successful annual events held at Stirling and Dublin. For information about previous PhD conferences click these links: 2015, 2017, 2018. Please submit your abstract (up to 500 words) or your full manuscript by November 2nd, 2020 using this LINK. This year, we would [...]

Call for Papers: 2020 PhD Conference in Behavioural Science and Policy2020-10-13T18:08:18+00:00

Workshop on Sludge

2020-08-27T22:06:37+00:00

The UCD Behavioural Science and Policy Group will host a "Mini-Workshop" on Sludge (the evil cousin of nudge). It will take place on September 23, 2pm - 4pm on Zoom. We will distribute the Zoom link to UCD staff and students as well as members of the Irish/UK Behavioural Science Network. If you would like to participate as well, please send a message to leonhard.lades@ucd.ie. The preliminary schedule is below: 14:00 - 14:10: Introduction 14.10 - 14:30: Stuart Mills (LSE) on "Nudge/Sludge Symmetry" 14:30 - 14:50: Leonhard Lades (UCD) on "Sludge and Transaction Costs" 14:50 - 15:10: Janne Kalucza [...]

Workshop on Sludge2020-08-27T22:06:37+00:00

12th Annual Workshop

2019-10-29T16:49:41+00:00

The 12th annual one day conference on Economics and Psychology will be held on November 29th in Dublin, jointly organised by researchers in ESRI and UCD. The purpose of these sessions is to develop the link between Economics, Psychology, and cognate disciplines throughout Ireland. A special theme of these events is the implications of behavioural economics for public policy. Registration to attend is free of charge. The event takes place in the seminar room of the Economic and Social Research Institute. To register for the workshop, please click here. Preliminary programme 8.50am to 9am: Registration and [...]

12th Annual Workshop2019-10-29T16:49:41+00:00

Behavioural Insights Team: Ethical, Professional and Historical Considerations

2018-10-15T14:23:49+00:00

The Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) has led in the promotion and adoption of behavioural science research in public policy. This comment, by Liam Delaney of the Geary Institute (UCD), addresses a number of issues that must be faced by BIT and the wider behavioural public policy agenda as the field becomes institutionalised and normalised within public policy internationally, in particular issues of ethics and professional codes. As work in this area is increasingly conducted at scale, it is important to develop a framework for considering the ethical and practical implications of the application of behavioural science to policy. Liam Delaney's commentary [...]

Behavioural Insights Team: Ethical, Professional and Historical Considerations2018-10-15T14:23:49+00:00

2018 PhD Conference in Behavioural Science 

2018-10-03T14:50:22+00:00

The UCD Geary Institute for Public Policy is pleased to announce our PhD Student Conference in Behavioural Science for 2018 in collaboration with the Stirling University Management School. This continues successful annual events held at Dublin and Stirling. For information about last two year's PhD conference see within. The PhD conference will be held at University College Dublin on November 29th and will be followed by the 11th annual Irish economics and psychology conference on November 30th. Attendees to the PhD conference on November 29th are also welcome to attend the November 30th workshop.

2018 PhD Conference in Behavioural Science 2018-10-03T14:50:22+00:00
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