We are looking for volunteers who play slot machines to take part in research study (2 hours, on UBC campus). Please visit the Participate tab or complete the online application form at www.survey.ubc.ca/s/PoP_CGR/ Read More
Dr. Clark, who led the UK’s largest study of pathological gamblers, leads the academic and operational activities of the Centre. Learn more about his research and his vision for the Centre in this Q&A. Photo: Edward Chang Read More
Welcome to the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC. Our goal is to advance the understanding of gambling behaviours and create improved programs and treatments to reduce the risk of problem gambling.
New Study: Decision Making in Slot Machine Play (June 2016)
Participants needed for a gambling study Researchers from the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC are looking for volunteers who are regular gamblers to take part in a study investigating styles of play in regular slots gamblers. The study involves a single afternoon session at the Centre for Gambling Research (Ponderosa building, on West Mall […]
Gambling in the Movies: Mississippi Grind
“Gerry, it don’t get any better than this.” One of the reviews for our latest choice for Gambling in the Movies, from Melbourne radio station 3AW, said that “all good films about gambling are, in essence, anti-gambling films.” Based on the diverse collection of films we’ve reviewed until now in this series, I’m inclined to […]
UNLV International Conference on Gambling and Risk-Taking, June 2016
Eve, Spencer and Luke will all be in Las Vegas for the biggest of the international gambling conferences next week. Spencer Murch is giving a talk on “The Cost of Getting Lost: Measuring the Slot Machine ‘Zone’ with Attentional Dual Tasks” and Eve Limbrick-Oldfield is giving a talk on “Neural Substrates of Cue Reactivity and […]
We are currently seeking volunteers for a number of different ongoing experiments. Each experiment involves certain eligibility criteria - for example, some studies are looking for UBC students, some are in people who play slot machines, and some are in people experiencing problems with their gambling. Read more about our
current projects and how to participate. Alternatively, you can complete this form and we will reply to you about suitable studies. Thanks for your interest in our research!