BX2015 Behavioural Insights Conference


London’s inaugural BX2015 Behavioural Insights Conference A cutting-edge two day event which brings together the world’s leading behavioural insights experts with policy makers and practitioners to explore how they can make better and smarter policies that matter. Highlighted speakers include Shlomo Benartzi, University of California, Los Angeles Rachel Glennerster, Poverty in Action Lab (J-PAL) Daniel Kahneman, Princeton University Dan Ariely, Duke University Robert Cialdini, Arizona State University Richard Thaler, University of Chicago Booth School of Business and many more. Read more

BX2015 Behavioural Insights Conference2015-08-21T14:38:43+01:00

2015 SPARKS Conference


Presented by the Pacific Northwest Social Marketing Association (PNSMA) CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS The organizers of the 2015 Social Marketing SPARKS Conference invite proposals for presentations. This year’s event will be held Monday, December 14, 2015 at the Museum of Flight in Seattle Washington. We are looking for enthusiastic presenters that can share ideas and innovations in Social Marketing. What have you done that has pushed the envelope? What is the next horizon in social marketing? What new ideas or innovations would you like to share with other social marketers? Proposals for presentations are due Tuesday, September 1, 2015. Presentations should: Describe [...]

2015 SPARKS Conference2015-08-26T20:23:51+01:00

Teaching fellow position at UCL


Passionate about Behaviour Change? UCL (University College London) Centre for Behaviour Change is looking for a Teaching Fellow to join the team A new part-time Senior Teaching Fellow post has been created to lead, co-ordinate and develop teaching and training activities at the UCL Centre for Behaviour Change (CBC). The CBC has a growing portfolio of bespoke training workshops and courses that introduce participants to the principles of behaviour change and demonstrate how these can be applied to a range of practical problems, from supporting change amongst patients and health professionals to planning and supporting change in organisations and communities. For [...]

Teaching fellow position at UCL2015-07-26T13:33:12+01:00

Postdoctoral positions at University of South Florida


University of South Florida College of Public Health Department of Community and Family Health Maternal and Child Health Postdoctoral Fellows The University of South Florida College of Public Health (USF COPH), Department of Community and Family Health (CFH) is recruiting for two postdoctoral fellows to contribute to the department’s research and teaching needs in maternal and child health (MCH) and to become prepared for MCH faculty positions and MCH leadership positions at the national and state levels.  These are two-year fellowships funded through the Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health Education, Science, and Practice, with particular foci on research [...]

Postdoctoral positions at University of South Florida2015-07-25T15:00:25+01:00

Conference on Communication and Environment


The Board of Directors of the International Environmental Communication Association (IECA) is excited to announce that the 2017 Conference on Communication and Environment (COCE) will be held in Leicester, England. Anders Hansen will host the conference along with his colleagues in the Department of Media and Communication at the University of Leicester. This will be the 14th biennial Conference on Communication and Environment and the second one held in Europe. In 2013, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences hosted COCE in Uppsala. Recently, the 13th COCE was held in Boulder. Read more    

Conference on Communication and Environment2015-07-04T03:06:52+01:00

Job Opportunity


University of South Florida – College of Public Health Department of Community and Family Health Associate/Full Professor and Director of the Florida Prevention Research Centre Position # 8480 Position: Associate/Full Professor in Community and Family Health, tenure-earning, 1.0 FTE, 12-month faculty appointment Minimum qualifications: Doctoral/terminal degree in public health, marketing, communications, social/behavioural sciences, or a closely related field. Evidence of scholarship and teaching experience in higher education. Evidence of grant funding and grant management. A minimum of two years of continuous and productive accomplishment as an Assistant Professor at a University, or equivalent, to be considered for Associate Professor and a [...]

Job Opportunity2015-06-22T17:50:26+01:00

WSMC 2015 presentations and videos now live


Following the incredible 4th World Social Marketing Conference in Sydney earlier this year, the seminar presentations and keynote video content is now live for download on the website. To access the content, just go to your chosen presentation on the programme and click on "PDF Presentation" or "Watch Video". Plans are already underway for 2017, with Washington D.C now confirmed as the host city. Dates and venue details will follow later in 2015, but organisations interested in sponsorship opportunities, should contact the conference office at info@wsmconference.com.

WSMC 2015 presentations and videos now live2015-06-12T10:18:46+01:00

UKSBM ASM 2015 Call for Abstracts


Call for Abstracts is now open for UK Society for Behavioural Medicine (UKSBM) 11th Annual Scientific Meeting: ‘Biology, Behaviour & Environment’. UKSBM ASM 2015 will be held 8-9th December 2015 at The Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne. Additional Information: Confirmed keynote speakers: Professor Angela Clow, Professor of Psychophysiology, University of Westminster Dr Charlie Foster, Deputy Director of the British Heart Foundation & Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention, University of Oxford Professor Steve Cummins, Professor of Population Health & NIHR Senior Fellow, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine The Society invites behavioural and public health researchers, health [...]

UKSBM ASM 2015 Call for Abstracts2015-06-09T11:18:36+01:00

MHealth Conference, 9th June 2015


The Mhealth research group at the School of Psychology will demonstrate some of the practical applications of health psychology in this growing field. ‘Mhealth’ is a term used for the practice of medicine and health supported by mobile devices (e.g. mobile phones, tablet computers and PDAs). Mhealth research encompasses a variety of topics, including increased access to healthcare and health-related information (particularly for hard-to-reach populations); improved ability to diagnose and track diseases; more timely and actionable public health information; and expanded access to ongoing medical education and training for health workers. This interdisciplinary conference is being organized with the Health and [...]

MHealth Conference, 9th June 20152015-05-18T10:35:00+01:00

Some memoirs of a delegate to a social marketing conference


Professor Dinesh Kumar explains how his work with Dr. Punam Gupta uses the lure of a free magic show to introduce Indian children to benefits of handwashing. Credit: QMUL SBM. Last week, Queen Mary University of London hosted a conference on social marketing and behaviour change. The participants spoke of a wide range of social goals, but were all united by enthusiasm for the power and promise of social marketing. We first heard from Professor Gerard Hastings about how large corporations are using marketing to sell products and lifestyles that are fundamentally not good for society.  He suggests that [...]

Some memoirs of a delegate to a social marketing conference2015-05-07T09:53:16+01:00
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