43 episodes

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) and Dr Tiago Moutela (Head of Behavioural Science at BeeZee Bodies), interview 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

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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) and Dr Tiago Moutela (Head of Behavioural Science at BeeZee Bodies), interview 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!

    34. Tim and Kurt from Behavioral Grooves

    34. Tim and Kurt from Behavioral Grooves

    Send us a Text Message.We are really excited to bring you this episode with Dr Kurt Nelson and Tim Houlihan of the Behavioral Grooves podcast fame! Apologies for the lateness of the show, but this one is a great one! Hearing about themany guests that have been interviewed on the Behavioral Grooves podcast, as well as delving into the excellent 'They Thought We Were Ridiculous' series, was so much fun and really enlightening. You can find it here: Ridiculous-podcast.com We hope you enjoy the s...

    • 1 hr 22 min
    33. Casey Hughes, Adapt Sciences

    33. Casey Hughes, Adapt Sciences

    Send us a Text Message.Casey opens this podcast by explaining that she designs for behaviour change in the lab of messy everyday life. It’s right up our street! Casey Hughes is a digital health leader and applied behavioural scientist with 15 years of experience designing novel behaviour change interventions for the prevention and management of chronic disease. Working at the crossroads of behavioural medicine, public health, and digital technology, Casey has led the ground-up desig...

    • 59 min
    32. Rory Sutherland, Ogilvy UK

    32. Rory Sutherland, Ogilvy UK

    Send us a Text Message.Theories, digressions, amazing points, laughs. Wow! I’m not sure I would describe this as an interview, but instead a tour du force from one of my favourite people in behaviour science.In 1hr and 42 minutes, we cover examples of the earliest behavioural scientists (Jesus and Aesop), to dog s*&t, horsepower, John Cleese, serial killers, naturism and a whole lot more!Rory Sutherland joined Ogilvy and Mathers as a graduate trainee and planner in 1988, becoming the crea...

    • 1 hr 49 min
    31. Leigh Caldwell, Founder of the Irrational Agency

    31. Leigh Caldwell, Founder of the Irrational Agency

    Send us a Text Message.A cognitive economist, Leigh has gone on a journey through psychology, experimental economics and is now on a mission to bridge the gap between what people SAY they do, and what they REALLY do… This is a fascinating chat and will have takeaways that will spark thinking in all fields of work or study. A few of the things that we cover include. The power of stories in gathering rich insightWhy it’s essential to have rigour behind storytelling research methodolog...

    • 1 hr 3 min
    30. Stu King, CEO & Head of Distraction at BeeZee Bodies

    30. Stu King, CEO & Head of Distraction at BeeZee Bodies

    Send us a Text Message.This time the tables have turned on regular show host, Stuart King, MD & Head of Distraction at BeeZee Bodies. In this special edition, Stu is interviewed by an esteemed panel including BeeZee Bodies Behavioural Insights Lead, Dr Tiago Moutela, Dr Lou Atkinson, Head of Research at EXI, and Dr Neil Howlett, Senior Research Fellow in Behavioural Science at the University of Hertfordshire. Stu shares his journey; from first creating physical activity interven...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    29. Dr Heather McKee, Health Behaviour Change Specialist

    29. Dr Heather McKee, Health Behaviour Change Specialist

    Send us a Text Message.In this episode, Stuart King and Dr Tiago Moutela, have the pleasure of chatting with Dr Heather McKee. Heather is a known leading lifestyle behaviour change specialist and keynote speaker, with a background in health behaviour change psychology.Heather is on a mission to provide sustainable, evidenced based alternatives to an industry saturated by quick fixes and fads.Crediting her natural curiosity and “following her nose”, Heather’s career spans the many possible app...

    • 58 min

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I love this podcast- the selection of guests is both fundamental to PH and surprising, interesting. always get takeaways on how to put the guests health & behavior wisdom into my own day - professional and personal. A reliably positive show which encourages me to try on something new.

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