Industry and policy applications

CUBES members use their expertise in fundamental and applied research in behavioural sciences to help solve problems relevant to industry and policy-making.

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money tree iconFinancial decisions


Helping customers and traders to make better decisions when faced with complex products.

  • Decisions in financial investments
  • Decisions over insurance products
  • Traders decision-making.


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Helping the design of products and the adoption by customers.

  • How to inform consumers properly about products
  • How to reduce consumers' search costs
  • How to use big data and analytics to help consumers make better decisions
  • How to facilitate the transition to sustainable consumption.


heart icon with line trending upwardHealth decisions


Helping people make better health decisions to get long term desirable health outcomes.

  • How to help people reach the health goals they set to themselves
  • How to help people make informed medical decisions.


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Understanding the challenges and barriers faced by students at school and university and how to help improve their level of achievement and their decision-making.

  • How to help improve motivation and performance of students
  • How to help students form a better understanding of the options ahead of them.


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Centre for Unified Behavioural and Economic Sciences
UQ St Lucia Centre members
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