BehaviourWorks Australia presents Lessons from the Field

Friday 18th March, Melbourne Convention Centre

Below are 11 videos and presentations from the 2016 BehaviourWorks Australia research forum. We hope you enjoyed the day.  You can follow some of the conversations on our event twitter feed #BWAforum.

Keynote speaker – Jeremy Grimshaw – Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Improving design of dissemination and implementation strategies to promote evidence based care.

Field interventions and trials – a series of short presentations.

Testing different letters to encourage desired behaviours

from Nick Faulkner PhD and Pravin Madhaven, VicRoads.

It’s ALL about the audience. Lessons from Old Joe’s Creek stormwater pollution program

with Mark Boulet MEnvSci, with Jane La Nauze, Melbourne Water.

The journey from research to field trials: influencing decisions to swim in Port Philip Bay

by Liam Smith, with Darren Cottram, Environment Protection Authority.


Putting research into practice and policy – a series of short presentations.

Do’s and don’ts: creating a level playing-field for women. Experimental evidence on job applications and salary negotiations

Presented by Assoc. Prof. Andreas Leibbrandt, Monash Experimental Research Insights Team.

Women in Local Government – research to influence recruitment practices

from Dr John Martin, Emeritus Professor La Trobe University.

Adaptive management as a tool for integrating behaviour change into programs and organisations

By Eraj Ghafoori PhD with Fiona Curley, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage.

Liam Smith – Keynote – Behaviour change mistakes


Exploring behavioural problems – a series of short presentations

The role of rapid research reviews: healthy eating review case study

By Breanna Wright PhD and Peter Bragge PhD.

Understanding the behaviours: ResourceSmart schools – Does environmental education reach beyond the school gate?

from Mark Boulet, MEnvSci, with Kate Greer, Sustainability Victoria.

Analysing the context: using behavioural insights for successful advertising

presented by Bill Shannon, The Shannon Company.