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Workshop on “Behavioural Public Policy and Participatory Governance”

2022-10-18T16:18:43+00:00

Call for papers We are hosting a Workshop on "Behavioural Public Policy and Participatory Governance" that will take place at UCD in Dublin, Ireland on June 05/06, 2023. We are thankful for funding from the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Topic: The aim of the workshop is to bring together researchers working on behavioural public policy and participatory governance. The use of behavioural insights to change people's behaviours has become widespread in governments all over the world. However, behavioural interventions such as nudges have also been criticised for being paternalistic and being designed "top-down". Meanwhile, participatory governance approaches are being [...]

Workshop on “Behavioural Public Policy and Participatory Governance”2022-10-18T16:18:43+00:00

15th Annual Economics and Psychology Conference (December 16, 2022)

2022-11-25T17:02:29+00:00

We are glad to announce that the 15th annual one day conference on Economics and Psychology will be held on Friday, December 16th, 2022 in person at the TU Dublin and online on Teams. The purpose of the conference is to develop the links between Economics, Psychology, and cognate disciplines throughout Ireland. A special theme of these events is the implications of behavioural economics for public policy. To facilitate a large number of presentations and sufficient time for chats during the breaks, each presentation will be rather short. A limited number of places will be available for in-person participation. [...]

15th Annual Economics and Psychology Conference (December 16, 2022)2022-11-25T17:02:29+00:00

Workshop on “Behavioural Science and Sustainable Food Consumption”

2022-10-27T19:48:49+00:00

We are hosting a Workshop on "Behavioural Science and Sustainable Food Consumption" that will take place in Dublin, Ireland, on Wednesday, October 26th, 1pm to 5pm. We are thankful for funding from the Royal Society of Edinburgh and Environmental Policy at UCD. The aim of the workshop is to bring together behavioural scientists who work on sustainable food consumption. The workshop will offer opportunities to present our research on the topic, to explore opportunities for future joint projects, and to reflect on the state of behavioural research in this area more generally. This is a hybrid event that will [...]

Workshop on “Behavioural Science and Sustainable Food Consumption”2022-10-27T19:48:49+00:00

Symposium on “Behaviour Change and the Future of Work”

2022-10-10T20:40:06+00:00

We are happy to invite submissions for the Symposium "Behaviour Change and the Future of Work" that will take place at  the UCD Geary Institute Seminar Room on Friday the 7th of October, 2022. Aims: The aim of the symposium is to bring together researchers from the behavioural sciences (e.g., economics, psychology, cognitive science, human computer interaction) to discuss new research and developments in behaviour change technologies that are relevant to the workplace. We invite researchers to showcase their work and to discuss novel research for identifying, understanding, and modifying people’s behaviours in ways that can be applied to [...]

Symposium on “Behaviour Change and the Future of Work”2022-10-10T20:40:06+00:00

2 PhD Student Positions on Travel Behaviour Shift

2022-04-27T10:44:46+00:00

Team members of the Behavioural Science and Policy Research Group are looking for 2 PhD students to work for 4 years on a fully funded NexSys project in the Work Package “Travel behaviour shift for short & first and last mile trips” on Travel Behaviour (1)  and Transport Policy Acceptance (2). A summary is below and a PDF with all details can be downloaded here: JobDescription_NexSys_PhDTravelLastMile. Aims: The Work Package will test the effectiveness and acceptability of behavioural interventions that target car users’ motivations to use low-to-zero emission modes specifically for short distance trips and/or change contextual determinants of [...]

2 PhD Student Positions on Travel Behaviour Shift2022-04-27T10:44:46+00:00

Workshop on Online Social Influence

2022-06-15T08:00:51+00:00

We are happy to host the Workshop on Online Social Influence that will take place in Dublin, Ireland, on 16 June 2022 (Thursday). This workshop is organized by the UCD Behavioural Science and Policy Group and the Stirling Behavioural Science Centre. We are thankful for funding from the Royal Society of Edinburgh. The aim of the workshop is to bring together researchers from the behavioural sciences (economics, psychology, and cognate disciplines) to discuss new research and developments related to online social influence on beliefs, attitudes, and behaviour. This can include research on social norms, social conformity, social preferences, etc. in [...]

Workshop on Online Social Influence2022-06-15T08:00:51+00:00

14th Annual Economics and Psychology Conference (December 14, 2021)

2021-12-13T16:22:38+00:00

We are glad to announce that the 14th annual one day conference on Economics and Psychology will be held on December 14th, 2021 virtually on Zoom.The event will take place between 12pm and 5pm. The conference is jointly organised by the UCD Behavioural Science and Policy Group located at the UCD Geary Institute, the ESRI Behavioural Research Unit, 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 public policy. [...]

14th Annual Economics and Psychology Conference (December 14, 2021)2021-12-13T16:22:38+00:00

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

2021-03-08T17:00:54+00:00

  On March 3 2021, the Behavioural Science and Policy group organized a virtual policy workshop on The Role of Mental Health in Public Policy . The goal of the workshop was to bring together academics and practitioners to discuss the  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 public policy to address inequalities that individuals with mental health issues experience Over 130 people registered for the online event, which was attended by [...]

Workshop on “The Role of Mental Health in Public Policy”2021-03-08T17:00:54+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
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