Centre for Gambling Research

Centre for Gambling Research

 

Our objectives

CGR strives for excellence in the production and dissemination of evidence-based, multi-disciplinary gambling research. CGR seeks to promote and engage in rigorous academic debate and to inform policy and public discourse around gambling, gambling harm and the broader community impacts. We are committed to building collaborative research partnerships between a range of stakeholders and with other research institutions.

Our research

CGR has a broad range of research expertise, including: 

  • Evaluation of gambling policy and programs
  • Social and economic impacts of gambling in Australian society
  • Survey design, data collection and analysis
  • Public health and health promotion 
  • Gambling and gambling impacts on diverse and vulnerable population groups
  • Qualitative, quantitative and experimental research methodologies

For further information, see our Current projects and Past projects and outcomes pages.

Our history

Founded in 2002, CGR is one of the longest-standing gambling research centres in Australia. CGR was established as an innovative partnership between the Australian National University and the Australian Capital Territory Gambling and Racing Commission. Since 2017, CGR sits within the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods.

    Contact

    Email: gambling.research@anu.edu.au

    Director

    Dr Marisa Paterson
    Email: marisa.paterson@anu.edu.au
    Phone: 0436 811 151

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    People

    Dr Marisa Paterson

    Dr Marisa Paterson

    Director

    Centre for Gambling Research

    Centre for Social Research and Methods

    marisa.paterson@anu.edu.au

    +61 2 6125 1964

    https://researchers.anu.edu.au/researchers/fogarty-ma

    Ms Charlotte Boyer

    Ms Charlotte Boyer

    Senior Research Officer

    Centre for Gambling Research

    Centre for Social Research and Methods

    Beryl Rawson Building (13)

    charlotte.boyer@anu.edu.au

    Dr Patrick Leslie

    Dr Patrick Leslie

    Research Fellow

    Centre for Gambling Research

    Centre for Social Research and Methods

    patrick.leslie@anu.edu.au

    https://researchers.anu.edu.au/researchers/leslie-p

    Dr Megan Whitty

    Dr Megan Whitty

    Research Fellow

    Centre for Gambling Research

    Centre for Social Research and Methods

    megan.whitty@anu.edu.au

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