Real World Behavioural Science

Real World Behavioural Science
Welcome to the Real World Behavioural Science (RWBS) podcast, where we look at how behavioural and social sciences are being used in the real world to help change the public’s health, for good. The RWBS podcast is created by…

Introducing the Behaviour Change Development Framework (BCDF) - with Em Rahmen, Aoife Fortescue-Webb and Ashlee Mulimba
Jun 17 • 68 min
Recorded October 2019Firstly, apologies that this month’s podcast is a little delayed! We at BeeZee Bodies are still working double time to support people to be healthy throughout this period.For this podcast I am joined by:Em Rahmen, Head of Public…
Aline Holzwarth (Applied Behavioural Scientist at Pattern Health & Principal of the Center for Advanced Hindsight at Duke University)
May 1 • 60 min
This episode is recorded in the midst of the Coronavirus lockdown and features Aline Holzwarth.Aline is an applied behavioural scientist, specialising in digital health research and scientifically informed product design. Her training in psychology and…
CORONAVIRUS Mini-Series #5 (14th April 2020) Extended lockdown; Helping adherence and Longer-term lessons - Prof. Susan Michie & Prof. Jim McManus
Apr 14 • 38 min
Recorded on 14th April 2020Apologies for the lower sound quality, we wanted to make sure we had both Jim and Susan on podcast as it gives richer content, however it did mean some technical difficulties.This episode comes out just as the lockdown has…
Samuel Salzer (Behavioral Strategist)
Apr 8 • 65 min
Samuel Salzer joins me, Stu King, for this month’s RWBS podcast. Samuel Salzer is an experienced behavioural strategist specialising in the digital health space. His work involves applying insights from behavioural science and behavioural economics to…
CORONAVIRUS Mini-Series #4 (26th March 20) Staying Healthy on Lock-Down; The Governments response and Coming together - Prof. Susan Michie & Prof. Jim McManus
Mar 27 • 44 min
The fourth episode in this mini-series, recorded on 26th March 20, covers some big topics, including:Individual strategies to staying physically and mentally healthy during this challenging period of staying at homeThe governments response to date and…
CORONAVIRUS Mini-Series #3 Self-Isolation - Prof. Susan Michie & Prof. Jim McManus
Mar 17 • 19 min
The third episode in the coronavirus mini-series deals with the difficulties and realities of self-isolation.Stuart King, Professor Susan Michie and Professor Jim McManus discuss the behavioural reasons behind panic buying and other crowd behaviours,…
CORONAVIRUS Mini-Series #2 - Prof. Susan Michie & Prof. Jim McManus
Mar 11 • 21 min
Recorded 11th March 2020Jim McManus and Susan Michie join host, Stuart King, for another discussion on using behavioural science to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Susan and Jim cover the importance of not just hand washing, but using tissues and…
CORONAVIRUS Mini-Series #1 - Prof. Susan Michie & Prof. Jim McManus
Mar 5 • 21 min
In this Real World Behavioural Science special, Susan, Jim and I discuss how behavioural science can be used to help prevent the spread of COVID19 (Coronavirus). Susan shares some of the insights from her recently published BMJ blog on using COM B to…
Dr Tim Chadborn (Head of Behavioural Insights & Evaluation Lead at Public Health England)
Mar 1 • 64 min
Dr Tim Chadborn is Head of Behavioural Insights and Evaluation Lead for Public Health England. He shares just a small amount of his 25 years of experience working in health, across the Department of Health, Health Protection Agency and on a partnership…
Kim Roberts (Chief Executive at HENRY - Health, Exercise and Nutrition for the Really Young)
Jan 29 • 57 min
Kim gives her insight into the importance of children’s early experiences, and how to help parents and practitioners provide children with the best start in life.
Professor Wendy Wills (Professor of Food and Public Health at University of Hertfordshire)
Jan 13 • 56 min
Professor Wendy Wills is the Professor of Food and Public Health and Director of the Centre for Research in Public Health and Community Care at the School of Health and Social Work at the University of Hertfordshire. She works at the interface of social…
Professor Mike Kelly, Part 2 (Institute of Public Health & University of Cambridge and ex-Director of NICE)
Dec 20, 2019 • 54 min
Mike discusses the application of NICE guidance, as well using behavioural science in his everyday life.
Professor Mike Kelly, Part 1 (Institute of Public Health & University of Cambridge and ex-Director or NICE)
Dec 17, 2019 • 61 min
Mike Kelly takes us through public health’s shifting focus over time, and where it might be headed.
Dr Justin Varney (Director of Public Health at Birmingham City Council)
Nov 29, 2019 • 61 min
Dr Justin Varney provides an interesting overview of how behavioural science is used in Public Health in the UK and abroad.
Rich Sheridan - CEO and Chief Storyteller at Menlo Innovations
Nov 4, 2019 • 62 min
Rich Sheridan describes the practical application of behavioural science at Menlo Innovations.
Professor Chris Armitage (Professor of Health Psychology)
Oct 1, 2019 • 59 min
Professor Chris Armitage talks about his views on behavioural science and his own career.
Dr Nick Cavill (Director of an Independent Public Health Consultancy)
Aug 31, 2019 • 58 min
This episode features Dr Nick Cavill. Nick is a director of an independent public health consultancy, and a Senior Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Bristol. He specialises in the development of policy and programmes on public health issues….
Dr Amy Bucher (Behaviour Change Design Director for Mad Pow)
Jul 13, 2019 • 54 min
Dr Amy Bucher describes how unique journey into the behavioural sciences and how MadPow are focusing on applying innovative techniques in the real world.
Professor Jim McManus (Director of Public Health) - Real World Behavioural Science
Jul 13, 2019 • 49 min
An interesting chat with Professor Jim McManus where he describes how behavioural science is being used across the public health industry from his unique perspective.