• Community of Practice: In Conversation with David Halpern

    Posted by Lauren Hayward on Monday January 22nd, 2018

    In November, BIU hosted a Community of Practice panel event for senior public servants to discuss the current and future applications of BI in public policy with Dr David Halpern.

  • BIU meets with Dan Ariely

    Posted by Eva Koromilas on Friday December 22nd, 2017

    BIU met with Professor Ariely, taking the opportunity to discuss our shared behavioural insights.

  • A bite-sized experience of the Big Apple

    Posted by Jacqualine Myint on Wednesday December 20th, 2017

    BIU Senior Policy Officer, Jacqualine Myint reports on her trip to New York City where she attended the Behavioural Science and Policy Association (BSPA) conference.

  • BIU trial featured in the Harvard Business Review

    Posted by Cindy Wiryakusuma and Hui Chai on Friday November 17th, 2017

    BIU and Transport for NSW partnered on a trial which aimed to shift Sydney CBD commuter behaviour.
  • BIU finalists in 2017 Premier Awards

    Posted by Lauren Hayward on Thursday November 2nd, 2017

    Each year, the NSW Premier recognises outstanding achievements and contributions of the NSW public service. 

  • BIU is hiring!

    Posted by Lauren Hayward on Wednesday October 18th, 2017

    Are you passionate about improving public services and policy by drawing on behavioural insights? Are you an experienced project and people manager who enjoys working in partnership across organisations? Come work with us at the Behavioural Insights Unit!

  • Thaler wins Nobel Prize for behavioural economics

    Posted by Lauren Hayward on Wednesday October 11th, 2017

    In an exciting endorsement of behavioural economics, the Nobel prize for economics has been awarded to Richard Thaler, one of the founders of the discipline and co-author of ‘Nudge’. 

  • Behaviour change PhD scholarships at Monash

    Posted by BIU on Thursday September 14th, 2017

    Monash University are offering 18 new PhD scholarships in behaviour change, working with government. Applications close 12 October 2017.

  • Community of Practice: Applying BI to organisations

    Posted by BIU Team on Monday September 4th, 2017

    Attempts to change organisations are often not successful. But applying BI techniques can help increase the likelihood of success. At our most recent Community of Practice event, we drew from our experience applying BI to organisations in NSW and shared these learnings with attendees from NSW government.

  • DPC is hiring!

    Posted by Cindy Wiryakusuma on Wednesday August 30th, 2017

    DPC is hiring! The Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC), where the Behavioural Insights Unit (BIU) is based, is recruiting for a talent pool.