Centre for Behaviour Change


New CBC Online Short Course in Behaviour Change

4 November 2021


The Centre for Behaviour Change is launching a new 4-week online short course in Behaviour Change!

This exciting opportunity is for the global community –practitioners, policy makers, planners, indeed anyone interested in learning about the principles and practices of behaviour change.

Whether you are involved in sustainability, health, social justice, or indeed any of the big challenges we face, this course will help you to understand and enable change in individuals and through them, communities and organisations.

You are invited to preview this new behaviour change online course to be launched in January 2022.

Attend our one-hour launch event on Wednesday 8th December 13:00-14:00 GMT to find out:

  • What the course is and how it will be taught
  • Why and how we have developed it
  • How others are using the principles and practice of behaviour change that the course teaches

Add the event to your calendar here!

Click here to register for the course!

You will hear from:

Professor Susan Michie – Director of the UCL Centre for Behaviour Change

Dr Danielle D’Lima – UCL Senior Teaching Fellow and Lead Educator for the course

Dr Rachel Carey – Chief Scientist at Zinc, an accelerator for mission-driven start-ups

Professor Angel Chater – Lead for the Centre for Health, Wellbeing and Behaviour Change at University of Bedfordshire

Elena Altieri – Head of Behaviour Insights World Health Organization in Geneva

Javiera Rosenberg Pacareu – Policy Advisor at Ministry of Women and Gender Equality and Independent Consultant

There will also be time to ask questions about the course and find out if it is the right option for you.

We hope to see you there!

Bios of speakers:

Professor Michie is Director of the UCL Centre for Behaviour Change, Professor of Health Psychology, and co-Director of the MSc in Behaviour Change at UCL. A world leader in behavioural science, her research focuses on understanding behaviour change theoretically, developing methods for designing effective interventions and translating evidence into practice and policy. Professor Michie developed the Behaviour Change Wheel framework and leads the Human Behaviour-Change Project.

Dr D’Lima is Senior Teaching Fellow at the UCL Centre for Behaviour Change. She is an experienced educator with responsibility for all core modules of the MSc Behaviour Change at UCL. She has an evolving interest in capacity building in Behaviour Change Science and Implementation Science as well as the application of these to the education setting. Her previous research has focused on health professional behaviour change and Implementation Science.

Dr Carey is a UKRI Future Leaders Fellow, and an Associate at the UCL Centre for Behaviour Change.  At UCL she led the Theories and Techniques of Behaviour Change Project before joining Zinc in 2017, where she combines behavioural science with creative design, emerging technologies, and entrepreneurship. In her honorary role at UCL, she continues to deliver training and teaching in behavioural science, transport psychology, and digital health.

Professor Chater is a Health Psychologist and Professor in Health Psychology and Behaviour Change at the University of Bedfordshire, as well as an Associate to the UCL Centre for Behaviour Change. She co-founded the Health Psychology in Public Health Network (HPPHN), which was later renamed the Behavioural Science and Public Health Network (BSPHN). She also leads the BPS COVID-19 Behavioural Science and Disease Prevention Taskforce.

Elena Altieri has twenty years of experience working on behaviour change for several international organizations, in many countries across all regions, on a diverse range of social and health issues such as natural disasters prevention, people trafficking, social inclusion, road safety among others. She currently leads the Behavioural Insights unit at the World Health Organization which is responsible for mainstreaming the use of behavioral science in the work of the organization and its partners.

Javiera Rosenberg Pacareu works at the Ministry of Women and Gender Equality, where she coordinates and develops studies and interventions to promote social and behavioural change related to gender equality. She has been a Behavioural Economics Advisor at the Ministry of Economy in Chile and served as a Behavioural Science Consultant at the GovLab, the Innovation hub of the Chilean Government. In addition, as an independent consultant, she has collaborated on a wide range of projects using behavioural science for public policy and impact evaluations in different countries of Latin America.