Our Expertise

The Behavioural Science Consortium draws on world-leading academic researchers from Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Manchester. We are the only University-led supplier on the Crown Commercial Service Behavioural Insights Framework, providing behavioural science expertise to Government and the public sector. It is our robust academic credentials that make us the clear choice for delivering trusted behavioural science insights, and it is our straight forward approach to working with clients in the public and private sectors that make us the behavioural insights team that you can work with.

Our extensive expertise includes:

  • developing behaviour change interventions
  • evaluating behaviour change interventions
  • evaluating policy and practice
  • randomised controlled trials
  • questionnaire design and psychometric testing
  • systematic reviewing and meta-analysis
  • conducting interview and focus groups
  • analysis of quantitative and qualitative data

We have applied our expertise across diverse domains and behaviours, including:

  • health promoting behaviours (eg. dental health, hearing health)
  • health risk behaviours (e.g. smoking, doping)
  • food choice and physical activity
  • adherence to medication and self-care
  • housing policy and practice
  • education policy and practice
  • children and parent behaviour
  • organisational culture and change
  • health professional behaviours
  • crime and policing
  • risk perception and decision making

We tailor our services to meet your needs. This can include :

  • on-site training to help you understand how you can utilise behavioural science and apply evidence-based approaches in in your organisation or service
  • evaluating current policy and practice within your organisation or service, and working with you to explore our recommendations for change
  • designing and/or evaluating interventions to suit the particular needs of your organisation or service