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CBC Summer School - New dates added!

This five-day course (15 to 19 August 2016) will introduce you to the principles of behaviour change and how these can be applied to practical problems in your own area of interest. It's aimed at everyone interested in behaviour change - from researchers, practitioners and intervention designers to managers and policy makers. The summer school, run by UCL's Centre for Behaviour Change (CBC), has been running successfully for several years. It was developed and is led by world-renowned experts in the field, including Professor Susan Michie and Professor Robert West. More...

Starts: Feb 23, 2016 9:00:00 AM

CBC Summer School - new dates added

Due to popular demand, we have added a second Summer School to our 2016 training schedule. Don’t miss out – book now! More...

Starts: May 19, 2016 3:00:00 PM

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Publication date: Oct 17, 2014 05:14 PM

Start: Feb 23, 2015 09:00 AM
End: Feb 25, 2015 09:00 PM

Harnessing Digital Technology for Health Behaviour Change

23 & 24 February 2015

Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU

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The first CBC Conference was a resounding success with over 330 researchers, practitioners and technology developers from across eight countries. 50 speakers presented a wide range of work and ideas, including developing digital interventions using theory, gamification, user engagement and sensor technologies.

For those who missed out on a place this year, you can view the programme, download the slides from the talks, and read the twitter feed and blog posts about the conference.

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Conference programme:


Twitter feed:

Blog posts:

Prize for best poster:

We congratulate Cary James (Terrence Higgins Trust) for winning the prize for best poster, awarded by the judging panel consisting of three experts in digital behaviour change implementation and evaluation: Dr Fiona Hamilton, Dr Eric de Silva, and Luke Raskino. The poster addressed a clear gap in the literature and implemented digital technology to explore behaviour change in an interesting and novel way.

Please click here for a PDF version of the winning poster, entitled: 'Changing HIV testing behaviour through innovative use of technology and digital platforms'.

What's next?

Due to popular demand, we will be hosting a 2016 conference!

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CBC conference testimonials


We thank the conference steering committee, the speakers, the poster presenters, the helpers, and everybody who attended the conference. It was a busy two days full of insight and excellent discussion. We were incredibly honored to receive such a high standard of abstracts and presentations and would like to thank you all for choosing to attend our first conference.

We are grateful to Bupa and the National Institute for Health Research's School for Public Health Research for providing funding for the conference.

We thank Senate House for hosting the conference and providing excellent event coordination support.

Interested in Digital Health? Check out our 'A Day in the Life' interviews with researchers and tech developers:

Whether you're a researcher based in a university or a developer working for a tech start-up, understanding how your colleagues from different backgrounds work is key to establishing a good working relationship. 

With many thanks to Luke Raskino (Co-Founder, CURB) & Claire Garnett (PhD Student, UCL). More interviews to follow soon!