SMANA Board of Directors: Call for Nominations

Julie Cook Waterloo August 18, 2020 04:09 PM

Hi all,

The Social Marketing Association of North America (SMANA) is holding its first open elections for Board of Director positions! Nominations are now open for 2021…

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Behavioural Science around the World: A World Bank Report

Julie Cook Waterloo August 18, 2020 03:45 PM

Hi everyone,

Last year, the World Bank published a report entitled "Behavioral science around the world: Profiles of 10 countries". They provide details on what these 10…

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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,…

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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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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…

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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…

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