Episodes
Maddy Arden is Professor of Health Psychology and Director of the Centre for Behavioural Science and Applied Psychology (CeBSAP) at Sheffield Hallam University.  She is a Chartered Psychologist, a full member of the DHP, and a Registered Health Psychologist (HCPC). Maddy is co-editor of the British Journal of Health Psychology and director of the Behavioural Science Consortium, which provides expertise to government on the application of behavioural science to public policy issues and is...
Published 08/12/21
Professor Sharyn Rundle-Thiele is a social marketer and behavioural scientist. She is the Founding Director of Social Marketing at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia, which is the largest university-based group of social marketers in the world.  She is Founding Co-Editor of the Journal of Social Marketing, one of the worlds’ leading behaviour change journals and has led projects that have changed behaviours for 10,000’s of people in areas including health, the environment and for...
Published 06/09/21
Professor Richard Wiseman has been described as ‘…one of the most interesting and innovative experimental psychologists in the world today.’  His books have sold over 3 million copies and he presents keynote talks to organisations across the world, including The Swiss Economic Forum, Google and Amazon. He holds Britain’s only Professorship in the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire and is one of the most followed psychologists on Twitter. Street Magician to...
Published 05/11/21
Susan Michie is Professor of Health Psychology and Director of UCL's Health Psychology Research Group. She is also chartered clinical & health psychologist, and elected Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, the European Health Psychology Society...
Published 04/14/21
This is a special episode with the Current Chair, Past Chair, and Past-Past Chair and Treasurer of the BSPHN!  Having had the BSPHN's annual conference in February, this is the perfect time to get some of the founding committee members together.We begin...
Published 03/04/21
The BSPHN's Annual Conference is running from 9th - 11th February 2021. Sign up to attend now and get a year's free membership.Stu is joined by Dan Makoski; an executive that brings an organisation’s deepest purpose to life by weaving technology and...
Published 02/02/21
The BSPHN's Annual Conference is running from 9th - 11th February 2021. Sign up to attend now and get a year's free membership. In this episide, Stu is joined by Adam Ferrier, Founder & Chief Thinker at Thinkerbell, an agency that practices measured...
Published 01/06/21
n this coronavirus special, Stu talks with Jim and Dan about conspiracy theories - what is conspiratorial thinking, common COVID-19 conspirators and how to approach changing someone's mind.
Published 12/17/20
Recorded 8th December 2020.Guests joining Stu King:Professor Jim McManus - Director of Public Health at Hertfordshire County Council & Vice President of the Association of Directors of Public Health.Wayne Bateman - Behavioural Science Specialist in...
Published 12/10/20
Thanks to BSPHN for hosting this podcast. The BSPHN's annual conference is coming up on 9th-11th February 2021, and will showcase the efforts of behavioural science and public health towards COVID-19. Free for members, or the same price as an annual...
Published 11/20/20
Stu is joined by Dr Nisreen Alwan & Prof Susan Michie to discuss the effects of long COVID on patients and healthcare workers
Published 11/20/20
Professor Ivo Vlaev is Professor of Behaviour Science at Warwick Business School, Warwick University.  He began his career working in the lab on understanding why people make irrational choices, observing reactions and what part of brain lights ups.  He...
Published 11/14/20
Recorded 3rd November 2020RWBS welcomes back Professor Susan Michie in the run up to another national lockdown. Stu and Susan discuss what has led us to this point, including the flaws with the current test, trace and isolate processes and the low...
Published 11/03/20
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...
Published 06/17/20
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...
Published 05/01/20
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...
Published 04/14/20
Published 04/14/20
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...
Published 04/08/20
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...
Published 03/27/20
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,...
Published 03/17/20
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...
Published 03/11/20
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...
Published 03/05/20
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...
Published 03/01/20
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.
Published 01/29/20