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Annual Conference 2021

9th - 11th February 2021

Reflecting on public health and behavioural science responses to COVID-19

Following the success of our 2020 event, we are pleased to confirm the next annual conference will be a three day event taking place online between Tuesday 9th and Thursday 11th February 2021.  This will be a series of lunchtime webinars showcasing the united efforts of behavioural science and public health towards COVID-19. 

Event Details

Tuesday 9th February 1-2.30pm: Showcasing case studies of behavioural science and public health responses to COVID-19

We will showcase four examples of behavioural science and public health responses to COVID-19 in this webinar.

Abstract submissions: Please submit a brief summary of your work (250 words max) to This should include author(s), title, aim(s) and a summary of methods, findings and implications for research and/or practice.

Deadline: Monday 7th December 2020


Wednesday 10th February 2-3pm: Instigating change for public health during COVID-19

We are thrilled to announce two speakers leading the response to the UK’s behavioural science and public health response to COVID-19. We will welcome Professor Susan Michie (University College London, Member of Independent SAGE) and Professor Jim McManus (Director of Public Health at Hertfordshire County Council, Chair of BSPHN).

The BSPHN AGM will precede this event at 1-2pm.


Thursday 11th February 1-2pm: BSPHN Discussion 'Embedding behavioural science in public health during COVID-19: Successes and challenges'

Chaired by Professor Marie Johnston, University of Aberdeen

Speakers TBC


Meeting links will be circulated to registered attendees two days before the event.

Please tweet about the conference using #BSPHN2021.

Tickets for this event can be booked via Eventbrite.