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READI Research

The Rapid Effective Action Development Initiative (READI) (formerly EAARC) is a group of volunteers who conduct research and provide evidence-informed, rigorous and implementable recommendations for practitioners working on significant societal problems.

Research projects

What are people’s experiences and behaviours in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)?

The Survey of COVID-19 Responses to Understand Behaviour (SCRUB) project aims to provide current and future policy makers with actionable insights into public attitudes and behaviours relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Participate in the SCRUB study or read more about how to access the open science data at https://www.scrubcovid19.org

What works to reduce dietary consumption of animal products?

We are conducting an overview of reviews to identify interventions that reduce dietary consumption of animal products.

You can read the project protocol:

What works to promote charitable donations?

We conducted an overview of systematic reviews to identify interventions that promote charitable donations.

You can read the project summary:

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