Congratulations to Professor Susan Michie, Director of the UCL Centre for Behaviour Change, who has been appointed Chair of the Food Standards Agency (FSA)’s new Advisory Committee for Social Science (ACSS).
Publication date: 10 April 2018
Registration for this year's Summer Schools is now open! Find out more here:
Publication date: 19 March 2018
The Cochrane Drugs and Alcohol Group has produced several reviews of the effects of interventions intended to reduce heavy drinking. The collection was extended in September 2017 with an investigation of the use a computer to provide personalised advice. They asked one of the authors, Fiona Beyer from Newcastle University in the UK, to tell them what they found.
Publication date: 9 March 2018
Another conference draws to a close and the feedback received from delegates indicates that it was a success! (Mean average rating from respondents being 4.38/5 overall).
Publication date: 6 March 2018
The conference International Advisory Board have selected 2 prize winning abstracts judged on their importance, strength of methodology, originality, clarity and translation potential. Read the abstracts here.
Publication date: 14 February 2018
We are delighted to announce our first ever annual report,
summarising the highlights of a very busy 2017 for the Centre for Behaviour
Publication date: 2 February 2018
Paper: Evaluating the effectiveness of behavior change techniques in health-related behavior: a scoping review of methods used
Behavior change interventions typically
contain multiple potentially active components: behavior change
techniques (BCTs). Identifying which specific BCTs or BCT combinations
have the potential to be effective for a given behavior in a given
context presents a major challenge. The aim of this study was to review
the methods that have been used to identify effective BCTs for given
behaviors in given contexts and evaluate their strengths and
Publication date: 30 January 2018
Publication date: 17 January 2018
On Wednesday 17th January at 4pm GMT Professor Susan Michie will deliver a webinar on the Human Behaviour Change Project. The focus will be on the rationale for the HBCP and it’s main activities. Don’t miss this opportunity to find out more about the project.
Publication date: 5 January 2018
Submit your latest result as a late breaking abstract for a poster presentation at this year’s Behaviour Change Conference 21/22 February.
Publication date: 5 January 2018
Dr Paul Chadwick will be a key speaker at this event that explores how we can make lasting changes to our behaviour/ lifestyle and how willpower alone is not enough.
Publication date: 3 January 2018
Please join us for an upcoming UCL Centre for Behaviour Change event on: ‘A Cultural Tonic: Using the arts to promote health.’
Publication date: 8 December 2017
CBC Conf 2018: Keynote abstract from John Dinsmore - ProACT: Designing a Digital Behavioural Change Intervention for Multimorbidity Self-Management
John Dinsmore, Assistant Professor in Digital Integrated
Care at Trinity College Dublin, is our final keynote speaker, read on to see his talk abstract.
Publication date: 28 November 2017
A new multidisciplinary MSc in Behaviour
Change has been launched this autumn at University College London. The
first intake of 36 students will be introduced to cutting edge methods,
theory and evidence relevant to changing behavior to address the
societal problems we face.
Publication date: 24 November 2017
Publication date: 9 November 2017
CBC Conf 2018: Keynote Abstract from Deborah Estrin - Using Small Data to Personalize, Sustain and Study Health Behavior
Deborah Estrin (PhD, MIT; BS, UCB), Professor of Computer Science at Cornell Tech in New York City, is the second of our Keynote Speakers, read on to see her abstract for the conference.
Publication date: 8 November 2017
CBC Conf 2018: Keynote abstract from Anita Jansen - Face-to-face behavioural experiments and exposure to change unhealthy eating behaviour
We are looking forward to welcoming Anita Jansen, from Maastricht University, as a keynote speaker for this year's conference. Read on to see the abstract for her talk.
Publication date: 3 November 2017
We have received a great number of abstracts on a wide range of exciting topics, these will now be reviewed and the scientific committee will release a full conference programme in the new year.
Publication date: 1 November 2017
The protocol paper for the Human Behaviour Change Project (HBCP), entitled ‘The Human Behaviour-Change Project: harnessing the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning for evidence synthesis and interpretation’, was published in Implementation Science on the 18th October 2017, and is available on the HBCP Open Science Framework (OSF) page.
Publication date: 31 October 2017
Booking for our pre-conference workshops is now open. Workshops will be held on Tuesday 20th February 2018. For more information and to book click here.
Publication date: 23 October 2017