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The Behavioural Science Group runs a range of seminars, talks and events

All are open to the Warwick community - please see below for more information.
Update: all our events are currently running online, however this may change in the new year. Please contact the event organiser to register and for joining links.

Brown Bag Series

PhD Professional Development

DR@W Forum

WBS Summer School 2022

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Brown Bag Series

Our Behavioural Science Group hold regular lunch-time Brown Bag sessions. This is an opportunity for our postgraduate students to present their research providing useful opportunity for practicing both presentation and responding to questions in a supportive environment.

Time: Alternate Mondays, 13:00 - 14:00 UK time. Location for all sessions until further notice: Microsoft Teams.
Contact for more information.

Sessions for 2021-22:

Date Speaker Topic
Autumn Term    
Mon 25 Oct Elettra Latini The effects of Sleep Deprivation on Cheating
Mon 8 Nov Arthur Le Pargneux Patience and well-being at the country level: an instrumental variable approach
Mon 15 Nov Merle van den Akker The role of contactless and mobile methods on spending habits
Mon 22 Nov Song Dai The Attentional Dilution Effect
Mon 6 Dec Junyang Guo It Depends Who you Ask: Context Effects in the Perception of Stock Returns (Job Talk practice)
Spring Term    
Mon 17 Jan Janet Izatt Defensive decision making in tender evaluation
Mon 31 Jan    
Mon 14 Feb    
Mon 28 Feb    
Mon 14 Mar    
Summer Term    
Mon 9 May    
Mon 16 May    
Mon 30 May    

PhD Professional Development Series 2021-22

These seminars are run on in response to demand so please suggest topics

These events focus on specific topics with speakers from WBS Faculty invited to share their experiences with PhDs. They are held on Mondays alternating with the Brown Bag sessions, between 1300 and 1400 UK time. There will be time for questions at the end, but if you have any questions beforehand, please send them to so that the speaker(s) can try to cover them in their presentation.

Time: Alternate Mondays, 13:00 - 14:00 UK time. Location for all sessions : Microsoft Teams. Contact us for more information.
Date Speaker Topic
Autumn Term    
Mon 1 November Neil Stewart and Despoina Alempaki Finding a Job
Mon 29 Nov John Taylor Ethics Applications
Mon 24 Jan Jesal Sheth Research visit and academia/industry differences

Decision Research at Warwick Forum (DR@W)

The DR@W groupLink opens in a new window focuses on empirical, theoretical and data-driven research into decision making. The group involves researchers from across Warwick and is funded by the Behaviour, Brain and Society Global Research Priorities.Link opens in a new window

The DR@W forum is a regular seminar series for the presentation and discussion of research findings and theoretical concepts in decision-making science and policy. Please email us to suggest a speaker for a future event. To receive email reminders about the forum and other events, join the GRP BBS mailing list hereLink opens in a new window.

Time: Thursdays, 14:15 - 15:45 UK time Location: Teams Contact: email us for more informationLink opens in a new window

WBS Summer School - 2022

After a 2 year hiatus due to the pandemic, we are delighted to say that this event will be run in 2022.

The theme will be The Behavioural Science of Diversity and Inclusion. More details here.

This will be a 4 day summer school for academics, practitioners, undergraduate and postgraduate students interested in behavioural science. We invite key speakers to discuss their research and run workshops with our attendees based around a core theme.

Previous themes have been:

  • Climate change and behaviour
  • The economics of wellbeing
  • Social choice and ethics
  • Medical and ethical decision making

See below for information about previous summer schools.