Behavioural Science and Public Health Network

The network is for professionals interested in all domains of public health wishing to develop an understanding of health and wellbeing from a behavioural, social and psychological perspective.

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How to use Behavioural and Social Science in Practice

Are you wanting to explore how behavioural and social sciences can be applied?

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Where to use Behavioural and Social Science

Are you interested in behavioural and social science and want to work within this area?

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How to be a Professional in Behavioural and Social Science

Are you already a behavioural and social scientist working within public health or do you want to employ a behavioural and social scientist?

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Latest from BSPHN

Roles available include Treasurer, Honorary Secretary (1 Year maternity cover), Conference Chair and Podcast Manager.
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Roles available include Treasurer, Honorary Secretary (Maternity Cover), Conference Chair, and Podcast Manager.
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This short communication outlines the process of designing, delivering, and evaluating an online group intervention to increase the uptake of cervical cancer screening within Wolverhampton, UK.
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A conference experience of how healthy futures can be created using behavioural and social sciences.
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A single day event held on 22nd February 2023 in Birmingham with presentations, case studies and panel discussions relating to this year’s conference theme: using behavioural science to create healthy futures.
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An introduction to behavioural science and a step-by-step process for developing / optimising interventions (policy, service or communications) designed to start, stop, continue or change behaviours.
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Real World Behavioural Science Podcast

Dr Rachel Carey (2 of 2), Chief Scientist at Zinc VC

March 2023
Dr Rachel Carey is back for the second of two podcasts, hosted by Stuart King and Dr Tiago Moutela. The first podcast (episode 26) was recorded back in 2021, and Rachel kindly came back on the podcast
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In this episode, the group discusses what psychological trauma is and how it relates to mental health. Dr Neha Shah talks about how childhood trauma can have an increased likelihood of poor mental and
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This guide aims to enable public health professionals to engage with and apply the insights, methodologies and knowledge of behavioural and social sciences to their work on protecting and improving the health of the people.
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Regional Hubs

The BSPHN works with regional colleagues to establish and support behavioural science hubs across England. This work builds on the success of our first hub in the Midlands, funded by Health Education England. These hubs feature both face-to-face and online sessions along with access to virtual learning and support, increasing access to expertise, training, and the opportunity to collaborate and share practice across the behavioural science local system.

Current hubs include:

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Promotional Video for Midlands Behavioural Science Hub: Behavioural Insights – Application and Integration, February 2019