Professor Dame Theresa Marteau

Director of Behaviour and Health Research Unit at Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge

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Director of the Behaviour and Health Research Unit (BHRU), Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge
Associate Fellow of the Centre for Science and Policy

Theresa Marteau is Director of the Behaviour and Health Research Unit at the University of Cambridge, Director of Studies in Behavioural and Psychological Sciences at Christ’s College, Cambridge and Principal Investigator of the Wellcome Trust Strategic Award in Science: Behaviour Change by Design. Her research focuses on design and evaluation of interventions that target non-conscious processes to change behaviour to improve population health and the acceptability of these to publics and policy-makers.

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    Counting the Costs: how are the costs of action and inaction best framed to drive effective change?

    In the first seminar of the 2021 Christ's College Climate Seminar Series, we explored how to frame action and inaction on issues such as public health and climate change, and examined how to increase the likelihood that effective action will be taken.

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    Behaviour change, nudging and the nanny state

    The first session at CSaP's annual conference was chaired by Dr Helen Munn, Director of the Academy of Medical Sciences, and included world leading experts on behaviour change from the University of Cambridge, UCL and Defra.