UBC News – Gambling research pioneer to lead new centre at UBC

Luke Clark will lead the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC. Photo: UBC Psychology.

Leading gambling psychologist Luke Clark will join the University of British Columbia’s Dept. of Psychology as inaugural director of the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC to advance research and understanding of problem gambling behaviours.

Clark, who led the U.K.’s largest study of pathological gamblers, will lead the academic and operational activities of the Centre beginning July 1, 2014. He will work closely with researchers and partners to identify and promote collaborative research opportunities.