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Welcome to the Real World Behavioural Science (RWBS) podcast, where we look at how behavioural and social sciences are being used in the real world to help change the public’s health, for good.
The RWBS podcast is created by the Behavioural Science and Public Health Network (www.BSPHN.org.uk) and is aimed at people working in public health, academia and industry, who have an interest in how behavioural science is being used to improve health and wellbeing.
Each month, Stu King (BSPHN Committee Member and founder & CEO of behaviour change specialists BeeZee Bodies) interviews professionals from the worlds of public health, academia and industry, who are using behavioural science to help change people’s lives.

We have episodes featuring:
- Professor Jim McManus - Co-founder of the BSPHN & Director of Public Health, Hertfordshire County Council, UK
- Dr Amy Bucher – Behavioural Scientist at MadPow, Boston, USA
- Dr Nick Cavill – Quasi-academic and Director of a Public Health Consultancy, UK
- Professor Chris Armitage – Professor of Health Psychology, University of Manchester, UK
- Rich Sheridan – CEO and Chief Storyteller at Menlo Innovations, Ann Arbour, USA
- Dr Justin Varney - Director of Public Health at Birmingham City Council, UK
- Mike Kelly - Visiting Fellow at Cambridge University Institute of Public Health, UK
- Wendy Wills - University of Hertfordshire
- Kim Roberts - HENRY
We have some great guests in the pipeline from across industry, public health and academia and from across the world, including:
- Samuel Salzer - Habits Weekly, Sweden
- Tim Chadborn - PHE Behavioural Insights Team

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Real World Behavioural Science Stu King

    • Social Sciences

Welcome to the Real World Behavioural Science (RWBS) podcast, where we look at how behavioural and social sciences are being used in the real world to help change the public’s health, for good.
The RWBS podcast is created by the Behavioural Science and Public Health Network (www.BSPHN.org.uk) and is aimed at people working in public health, academia and industry, who have an interest in how behavioural science is being used to improve health and wellbeing.
Each month, Stu King (BSPHN Committee Member and founder & CEO of behaviour change specialists BeeZee Bodies) interviews professionals from the worlds of public health, academia and industry, who are using behavioural science to help change people’s lives.

We have episodes featuring:
- Professor Jim McManus - Co-founder of the BSPHN & Director of Public Health, Hertfordshire County Council, UK
- Dr Amy Bucher – Behavioural Scientist at MadPow, Boston, USA
- Dr Nick Cavill – Quasi-academic and Director of a Public Health Consultancy, UK
- Professor Chris Armitage – Professor of Health Psychology, University of Manchester, UK
- Rich Sheridan – CEO and Chief Storyteller at Menlo Innovations, Ann Arbour, USA
- Dr Justin Varney - Director of Public Health at Birmingham City Council, UK
- Mike Kelly - Visiting Fellow at Cambridge University Institute of Public Health, UK
- Wendy Wills - University of Hertfordshire
- Kim Roberts - HENRY
We have some great guests in the pipeline from across industry, public health and academia and from across the world, including:
- Samuel Salzer - Habits Weekly, Sweden
- Tim Chadborn - PHE Behavioural Insights Team

Subscribe now!

    Kim Roberts (Chief Executive at HENRY - Health, Exercise and Nutrition for the Really Young)

    Kim Roberts (Chief Executive at HENRY - Health, Exercise and Nutrition for the Really Young)

    Kim gives her insight into the importance of children’s early experiences, and how to help parents and practitioners provide children with the best start in life.

    • 57 min
    Professor Wendy Wills (Professor of Food and Public Health at University of Hertfordshire)

    Professor Wendy Wills (Professor of Food and Public Health at University of Hertfordshire)

    Professor Wendy Wills is the Professor of Food and Public Health and Director of the Centre for Research in Public Health and Community Care at the School of Health and Social Work at the University of Hertfordshire. She works at the interface of social...

    • 56 min
    Professor Mike Kelly, Part 2 (Institute of Public Health & University of Cambridge and ex-Director of NICE)

    Professor Mike Kelly, Part 2 (Institute of Public Health & University of Cambridge and ex-Director of NICE)

    Mike discusses the application of NICE guidance, as well using behavioural science in his everyday life.

    • 54 min
    Professor Mike Kelly, Part 1 (Institute of Public Health & University of Cambridge and ex-Director or NICE)

    Professor Mike Kelly, Part 1 (Institute of Public Health & University of Cambridge and ex-Director or NICE)

    Mike Kelly takes us through public health's shifting focus over time, and where it might be headed.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Dr Justin Varney (Director of Public Health at Birmingham City Council)

    Dr Justin Varney (Director of Public Health at Birmingham City Council)

    Dr Justin Varney provides an interesting overview of how behavioural science is used in Public Health in the UK and abroad.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Rich Sheridan - CEO and Chief Storyteller at Menlo Innovations

    Rich Sheridan - CEO and Chief Storyteller at Menlo Innovations

    Rich Sheridan describes the practical application of behavioural science at Menlo Innovations.

    • 1 hr 2 min

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