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1st December 2022
Katherine Johnson Event Space, The Evidence Quarter
On 1 December 2022, join us for the next in our series of Better Evidence, Better Government events, hosted by the Evidence Quarter (EQ) and the Policy Institute at King’s College London. This is an exciting opportunity to hear Lord Gus O’Donnell in conversation with Professor Richard Davies as they discuss his time in government,…
27th October 2022
Please join us on 27 October for the next in our series of Better Evidence, Better Government events with Professor David Halpern and Ravi Gurumurthy.
7th October 2021
On the evening of 7th October 2021, we were thrilled to host our Welcome to the Neighbourhood event in The Evidence Quarter. A year and a half after The EQ first opened, we were finally able to welcome the wider Network into our home and celebrate all that has been achieved despite the challenges of…
6th July 2021
Date: Tuesday 6th July 2021Time: 18:00 – 19:15 Register here This is an online Evidence Quarter event hosted by What Works Wellbeing, Neighbourly Lab & What Works Children’s Social Care for the launch of the new book ‘Fractured’ by Jon Yates, Executive Director of the What Works Network member Youth Endowment Fund. How did we become so divided and what do we do about it? In his…
12th February 2021
We were delighted to have Robbie Tilleard as a guest speaker at The EQ to discuss ‘Increasing happiness at work: approaches in behavioural science, policy & technology.’ Robbie is the Head of People Science and Solutions for Humu in EMEA. Humu is a behavioural change company that makes work better through science, machine learning, and a…
8th January 2021
We were thrilled to have Prof. Lindsey Macmillan as a guest speaker at The EQ. Lindsey is Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for Education Policy and Equalising Opportunities at UCL, where she works to design and inform evidence-led education policy and wider practice to equalise opportunities across the life course. Lindsey’s own research considers…
11th December 2020
We were thrilled to have Prof. Simon Burgess as a guest speaker at The EQ. Simon Burgess is a professor of Economics at the University of Bristol. He has previously been director of the Centre for Market and Public Organisation, an ESRC Research Centre and also the Centre for Understanding Behaviour Change. Simon’s current research interests are…
7th December 2020
We were very excited to welcome Dr Raj Chande as an EQ guest speaker. Raj is an Expert Advisor in Education and Skills at The Behavioural Insights Team and a maths teacher at a secondary school in East London. He joined the Behavioural Insights Team in 2012, after studying an Economics masters and becoming interested in…
3rd November 2020
We were delighted to welcome Dr Eleanor Carter as our second EQ guest speaker. Eleanor is Research Director for the Government Outcomes Lab at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. Eleanor’s research investigates challenges in coordinating and stewarding complex public service delivery networks and collaborations. Before moving to Oxford, Eleanor worked as an…
19th October 2020
We were thrilled to have Prof. David Halpern as our very first EQ guest speaker. David is the Chief Executive of the Behavioural Insights Team and has led the team since its inception in 2010. David was also appointed as the What Works National Advisor in 2013 and supports the What Works Network, leading efforts…