Policy fellow

Policy fellow: Dr Joanna Hale

Jo’s fellowship with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is in behavioural science and net zero.

Strategic area

Building a green future

Government host department


Fellowship focus

The fellowship aims to understand what behaviour change interventions the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs should prioritise for meeting net zero and 25 Year Environment Plan goals.

The first phase will involve building an internal database of behaviours to see where there are gaps in understanding how to change them.

The second phase will involve systems mapping of several priority behaviours to understand their drivers in detail.


University College London


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Date fellowship awarded


Last updated: 13 July 2023

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