Events and Conferences
SPUDM 2021 (online)
This year NIBS is supporting the Subjective Probability Utility and Decision Making workshop (SPUDM) which is being hosted by our partners - Warwick Business School and the University of Warwick's Department of Psychology. It will take place in an online format from 22 to 24 August 2021. Keynote speakers include: Rory Sutherland (Vice Chairman of Ogilvy & Mather Advertising), Ilana RItov (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and Gaëlle Vallée-Tourangeau (President-elect EADM). There will also be a special guest appearance by Daniel Kahneman, who will field questions about his forthcoming book Noise (co-written by Oliver Sibony and Cass Sunstein). Registration will open in May and you can find further information on the WBS events page
or by emailing WBS
with any questions
Autumn 2020 Workshop (online)
On 14 & 16 September, Nottingham hosted our usual 'internal event' with presentations aimed at NIBS members and close collaborators only. On 15 September, our partners from the University of East Anglia hosted "Behavioural Science & Market Regulation" - an event bringing together academic researchers and regulators. A copy of the programme is still available.
Autumn 2019 Workshop
Our 2019 Autumn Workshop took place at the University of Warwick from 18 to 20 September 2019. We would like to thank our colleagues and close collaborators for their continued support for NIBS. A copy of the programme from Autumn 2019 is available here
Autumn 2018 Workshop
Nottingham hosted the first of our 'internal' workshops under the NIBS 2 brand from 17 to 19 September 2018. It was great to welcome our new Post Docs and PhD students, and to devote some of the programme to discussing how we can move forward with engaging key policymakers/ regulators at future events. Many thanks to all those who contributed. Here is the 2018 programme.
Autumn 2017 Workshop
Our last NIBS workshop under NIBS 1 funding, took place 6 to 8 September 2017 at the Derby Conference Centre. This workshop had a dual purpose - as usual it enabled colleagues to feedback on work funded via the NIBS 'small grants' scheme, but also allowed time to look ahead and start planning for NIBS 2, which is due to commence 1 October 2017. A copy of the 2017 Autumn programme
Spring 2017 Workshop
From 3 to 5 May 2017 we held a workshop at the University of Warwick. This event was organised by researchers within the ESRC NIBS and Leverhulme 'Value' programmes, to help them connect, share and discuss issues with members of the policy and regulatory community, and others interested in their programmes of work. We received some good feedback after the workshop and you can view a copy of the Spring 2017 programme.
Autumn 2016 Workshop
Our last NIBS workshop took place 14 to 16 September 2016 at the University of Warwick. As usual, this Autumn Workshops was aimed at NIBS funded colleagues and those working closely with us to deliver on the NIBS objectives. This event consisted of parallel sessions which provided an opportunity for colleagues to feedback on work which had been funded by the ESRC through the NIBS project, and some plenary sessions on key topics. You can find the Autumn 2016 programme online
Spring 2016 Workshop
Our last public conference took place from 4 to 6 April 2016 at the University of East Anglia, Norwich. The programme for Spring 2016 is available online Videos of our keynote lectures are now available:
Delegates arriving for the NIBS 2016 conference - 4 April 2016 at the University of East Anglia
Autumn 2015 Workshop
Our 'internal workshop' took pace from 9 to 11 September 2015 at The University of Nottingham. This was extremely well-attended by colleagues across the Network and was used partly to discuss NIBS outputs and work in progress and partly for discussion of proposals for work streams that might feature in a refunding bid to ESRC (should the opportunity arise, possibly later this year). View our Autumn 2015 programme here .
Spring 2015 Workshop
Thank you to everyone who attended this conference held in Nottingham from 21 to 23 April 2015. We welcomed a host of speakers who presented their research on a variety of topics associate with behavioural science and policy. More details including summaries of the Keynote Sessions can be found on our Spring 2015 conference mini-site.
Autumn 2014 Workshop
The programme for Autumn 2014 is still available online for our 'internal' workshop which took place from 16 to 18 September 2014 at the University of Warwick. This event provided an opportunity for NIBS colleagues to feedback on their work and share new ideas.
Spring 2014 Workshop
In May 2014 we hosted a successful workshop on individual and household financial decision making and behaviour in financial markets. We would like to thank our plenary speakers who were George Loewenstein, Professor of Economics and Psychology from the Department of Social and Decision Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University and Charles Sprenger, Assistant Professor at Stanford University. In addition we would like to thank all the researchers who presented their work on topics ranging from 'trusting the stock market in the aftermath of the financial crisis' to 'financial literacy and mortgage choice'. The event programme from Spring 2014 can still be viewed online.
Autumn 2013 Workshop
Our intenal 'start-up' workshop was well-attended by NIBS co-investigators and research fellows. It took place in Nottingham from Thursday 12 September to Saturday 14 September 2013.
Felix Kölle (NIBS Post Doc) waiting for a keynote presentation at NIBS 2015 (21-23 April 2015)