Our news, plus a few thought pieces and observations from the world of behaviour change.
What can researchers learn from entrepreneurs? Part 1November 14, 2019
The first part of a new series exploring what researchers and practitioners can learn from entrepreneurs.
Pathways to Transition to a Circular Textile Economy in AustraliaNovember 14, 2019
A series of interviews with Australian fashion and textile sector industry experts has revealed that while many are employing sustainable business pra...
10 questions with a behaviour change practitioner Lily TidyNovember 14, 2019
A series where we talk to some of Australia's leading or emerging behaviour change practitioners. This edition with The Shannon Company's Lily Tidy.
8 tips for developing and designing successful behaviour change apps and websitesSeptember 5, 2019
Behaviour change platforms, such as apps and websites, are being eveloped to elicit a plethora of different behaviour change activities, from promotin...
How to manage the coming ‘tsunami’ of paper health recordsJuly 10, 2019
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Grant for wearable device incorporating behaviour changeFebruary 18, 2019
The potential of using wearable technology to tackle global health issues like diabetes will now be explored thanks a $2.15M grant awarded by the Aust...
Giving patients the ability to make decisions about their healthcareFebruary 28, 2018
Healthcare decisions can be complex. There are several contributing factors and multiple treatment options, which can place patients in complicated, c...
Online scammers – nature’s behavioural economists?June 9, 2017
A recent episode of ABC Radio National’s The Money was devoted to online scams and the tricks that scammers use to defraud, humiliate and sometimes bl...
Why stopping in public parks is called ‘loitering’May 26, 2017
A new article reveals why Australian towns and cities don't have public squares
Parents behaviour can influence their child’s reaction to painApril 11, 2017
How parents react and behave during their children’s medical treatment can affect how that child perceives stress and pain.