Findings

 

Journal Papers

 

Harries, T., Eslambolchilar, P., Rettie, R., Stride, C., Walton, S. and van Woerden H. (2016). Effectiveness of a smartphone app in increasing physical activity amongst male adults: a randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 16:925.


Harries, T. and Rettie, R. (2016). Walking as a Social Practice: dispersed walking and the organisation of everyday practices. Sociology of Health & Illness, 38, 6.

 

Burchell, K., Rettie, R. and Patel, K. (2013), Marketing social norms: Social marketing and the ‘social norm approach’, Journal of Consumer Behaviour, 12, pp1-9.

 

Harries, T., Rettie, R., Studley, M., Chambers, S. and Burchell, K. (2013), Is social norms marketing effective? A case study in domestic electricity consumption, European Journal of Marketing, 47, 9.

 

Harries, T., Rettie, R. and Studley, M. (2012). ‘Using digital technologies to test the social norms approach to reducing electricity consumption’. Proceedings of HCI 2012, the 26th BCS Conference on Human Computer Interaction. Available to download from the BCS website

 

Harries, T., Eslambolchilar, P., Stride, C., Rettie, R. and Walton, S. (2013). Walking in the Wild – Using an Always-on Smartphone Application to Increase Physical Activity. P. Kotzé et al. (Eds.): INTERACT 2013, Part IV, LNCS 8120, pp. 19–36. IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2013.

 

 

PhD Thesis

 

Patel, Kavita (2015) iGreen: a social norms intervention to encourage pro-environmental behaviour. (PhD thesis), Kingston University.

 

Summaries of the research findings

 

Introduction to CHARM

 

CHARM Research Summary 1: The Home Energy Study – quantitative analysis

 

CHARM Research Summary 2: The Home Energy Study – qualitative analysis

 

CHARM Research Summary 3: iGreen – the social networking study

 

CHARM Research Summary 4: The bActive walking study – quantitative analysis

 

CHARM Research Summary 5: The bActive walking study – qualitative analysis

 

CHARM Research Summary 6: The CHARM social norms approach

 

CHARM Research Summary 7: Notes on practice theory

 

 

Presentations from the CHARM Conference, February 2013

 

Professor Alan Warde, Manchester University. Behaviour, norms and sustainable consumption: an agenda for social science.

 

Professor Ruth Rettie and Dr Tim Harries, Kingston University. The Home Energy Study: providing feedback on domestic electricity consumption.

 

Dr Adam Cooper, Dept of Energy and Climate Change. Response to the presentation on the Home Energy Study.


Kavita Patel and Dr Tim Harries, Kingston University. iGreen: promoting sustainable behaviours through social networks.

 

Professor Ruth Rettie and Dr Tim Harries, Kingston University. bActive walking study: encouraging more active lifestyles.

 

Ben Savage, Department of Transport. Response to the presentation on the bActive walking study.

 

Conference/Workshop Papers

 

Harries, T., Rettie, R. and Studley, M., Can social norms feedback reduce domestic electricity consumption? Conference of the European Energy and Society network, 2012.

 

Studley, M., Chambers, S., Rettie, R. and Burchell, K., Gathering and presenting social feedback to change domestic electricity consumption, The 2nd International Workshop on Persuasion, Influence, Nudge & Coercion through mobile devices, 2011.

 

Harries, T., Rettie, R. and Burchell, K., Practising practice theory in household energy consumption: Understanding and intervening, RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, 2011.

 

Burchell, K. and Rettie, R., From issues to norms? What can the ‘social norm’ approach bring to social marketing? Social Marketing and Socially Responsible Management, 2010.

 

Rettie, R., Burchell, K., Eslambolchilar, P., Studley, M., Bryne, R., Chambers, S. and Patel, K., CHARM: The social norm approach to sustainable behaviour change, Digital Futures 2010.

 

Rettie, R., Burchell, K., CHARM: The 'social norm approach' from a practice perspective, European Association for the Study of Science and Technology Conference (EASST), 2010.

 

Burchell, K., and Rettie, R., Making energy social: Integrating practice theory, the social norm approach and community action, European Association for the Study of Science and Technology Conference (EASST), 2010.

 

Rettie, R and Burchell, K. (2010), convenors, 'Practices and the environment: performing sustainability and doing STS' track at the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology Conference (EASST) in Trento, Italy, 2-4 September, 2010.

 

 

Guest editorships and conference chairships

 

Organiser

 

 

Guest Editorship