Domestic violence & COVID-19: behaviour-based campaigns may help

Julie Cook Waterloo August 11, 2020 01:56 AM

COVID-19 has created an upsurge in domestic violence around the world (WHO, 2020). Some of you may be working with vulnerable populations such as abused women and children,…

  • Safety
    • Violence
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    • Commitment
    • Commitment
    • Communication
    • Communication
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WHO's Technical Advisory Group on Behavioural Insights & Sciences for Health

Liz Foote Maui August 07, 2020 04:06 AM

Great to see that the World Health Organization has created a Technical Advisory Group on Behavioural Insights & Sciences for Health. The WHO account posted a detailed thread…

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    • Announcements
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Change Conference to be Held Virtually (and Free) this Fall

Liz Foote Maui August 05, 2020 10:28 PM

Social Marketing at Griffith University just announced that their annual Change conference will be held virtually this year, AND it’s free!

They will host a series of four…

  • General
    • Announcements
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    • Education
    • Education
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Transport Behaviour Changes during COVID-19

Julie Cook Waterloo August 05, 2020 08:58 PM

Hi everyone,

The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently came out with a fascinating and well-researched article related to changes in transport behaviour as a result…

  • Transportation
    • Biking
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“Fish Forever” Program’s Psychosocial Theory of Change and Use of Social Marketing Strategies

Liz Foote Maui August 05, 2020 03:32 AM

The North America Congress for Conservation Biology was held last week virtually, and they had a track on conservation marketing. One of the talks featured a program called…

  • Conservation
    • Biodiversity
  • Tools
    • Attitudes
    • Social Diffusion
    • Norms
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“Intro to Social Marketing” Professional Certificate Course to be Offered This Fall

Liz Foote Maui August 04, 2020 07:00 AM

This is the second time this course will be offered, there’s high demand and limited space. I was both a coordinator and participant for the first offering of the course…

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    • Education
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City of Calgary Wins Award for “Biodiverse Communities Initiative,’ a CBSM Project

Liz Foote Maui August 04, 2020 02:07 AM

This article describes a habitat restoration planning project that just won a 2020 award for Planning Excellence, given out by the Canadian Institute of Planners. The…

  • Conservation
    • Biodiversity
  • Tools
    • Communication
    • Communication
    • Education
    • Education
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Curbing Reckless Behaviour in the Face of COVID-19: Moralize It!

Julie Cook Waterloo July 28, 2020 09:28 PM

Hi all,

This is an interesting article that advocates for a "moralizing" approach to  behaviour change in the face of COVID-19. Both second hand smoke and…

  • Health
    • Influenza
  • Tools
    • Attitudes
    • Attitudes
    • Framing
    • Framing
    • Norms
    • Norms
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Microplastic Reduction

Kaitlin Phelps New York City July 27, 2020 07:17 PM

Hello! I am looking for any behavioral resources, research, or existing programs on microplastics, specifically looking to reduce fibers through either modifications to washing…

  • Water
    • Water Quality
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A 'Mass Experiment' for the Climate

Julie Cook Waterloo July 22, 2020 03:35 PM

How has COVID-19 impacted our behaviours in relation to the environment? This BBC article tackles the relationships between our individual behaviours, government…

  • Health
    • Influenza
  • Tools
    • Attitudes
    • Convenience
    • Feedback
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