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Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Science (CBESS)

Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Science

The Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Science (CBESS) was established in 2007 by the Faculty of Social Science at University of East Anglia.  The Centre's mission is to further the long tradition at UEA of using controlled laboratory and field experiments to study key questions in the social sciences, from foundational and methodological issues to applied research.

Together with our colleagues at the University of Nottingham and University of Warwick, we are founding members of the ESRC Network for Integrated Behavioural Science.

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European Research Council Advanced Grant 2014 awarded to Professor Robert Sugden

Professor Robert Sugden ’s application to the European Research Council Advanced Grant 2014 competition has been successful and he has been awarded 1.2 million Euros in funding. This...

Contests: Theory and Evidence Conference announced

Contests: Theory and Evidence Conference announced UEA’s  Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Science  is pleased to announce its conference on 'Contests:...

PhD Workshop in Experimental Development Economics

Applications are now open for 3rd PhD Workshop Experimental Development Economics: Lab in the Field, on 25 April in London, organised by CBESS @ UEA and The Choice Lab @ NHH   The...

NIBS February 2015 newsletter

The February 2015 edition of the Network for Integrated Behavioural Science's newsletter is now available at  http://www.behavioural-science.ac.uk/esrc-nibs/newsletters/newsletters.aspx.

NIBS 2015 call for papers

NIBS 2015 call for papers The ESRC Network for Integrated Behavioural Science (NIBS) 2015 Workshop has now issued a  Call for Papers .  Further information about the...

Dr Turocy is awarded a research grant

CBESS member Dr Theodore Turocy has been awarded a research grant by the British Academy for his project "Bidding in laboratory auctions: a direct comparison of private, common, and general...

Emission trading schemes limit green consumerism

New research by Dr Grischa Perino from the School of Economics suggests that many of the recommendations made by government agencies and environmental NGOs about how to reduce an individual's...

CBESS members conduct experiment on BBC Radio 4

Dr Melanie Parravano, Dr Abhijit Ramalingam, and Prof Theodore Turocy contributed to an episode of the recent BBC4 Radio series, The Bishop and the Bankers.