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.
Tilman Lesch presenting at AGRI meeting
Tilman is giving an invited talk at the Alberta Gambling Research Institute annual conference in Banff this week, in the Canadian Consortium on Gambling Research (CCGR) Pre-Conference Workshop on “Digital Engagement: How the Web Changes Recruitment, Data Collection, and User Feedback”. Tilman has been working on the big data from the PlayNow.com website in BC, […]
New Horizons in Responsible Gambling conference
The Centre had a strong presence at this year’s excellent New Horizons conference in Vancouver. Steph, Spencer and Luke all presented breaking data (see below) and Spencer scooped the poster prize for the conference with his poster ‘The cost of getting lost: Measuring the slot machine ‘zone’ with attentional tasks’. We also hosted the second […]
UBC Mood Disorders research rounds
Luke is giving a talk today at the Djavid Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health on ‘Gambling addiction, decision making and mood disorders’ as part of the Mood Disorders Centre research rounds
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!