Behavioural Research Centre

Organization profile

The research area of the Behavioural Research Centre (BRC) lies at the intersection of several behavioural science disciplines. Historically, behavioural research has followed two theoretical directions: the first direction is normative, based on expected maximisation of utility/value, rational criteria and algorithms for evaluating and achieving optimal behavioural outcomes; the second direction is descriptive, focusing on how agents actually engage in behaviours and make decisions which are not consistent with normative expectation. Taking into account these differences, we conduct interdisciplinary theoretical and applied behavioural research, initiatives and activities in accordance with the Huddersfield Business School’s research and enterprise vision, goals and expectations.

This interdisciplinary research centre covers the following areas:

  • Behavioural Science
  • Management
  • Organisational Studies
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Computing and Artificial Intelligence
  • Law
  • Logistics
  • Political Science
  • Health
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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