May 16, 2012
Phil Mun, a senior researcher at RGC, has accepted a one-year position at the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) as the manager of policy and social responsibility, beginning May 16, 2012. Phil, who has been with RGC for over eight years, will return to RGC at the completion of his term at OLG.
DEADLINE: June 1, 2012
Masters and Doctorate awards, as well as the Post-Doctorate fellowship, are available.
The purpose of the Studentship Program is to develop the capacity in Ontario to conduct problem gambling research. OPGRC provides financial support to students who undertake problem gambling research as part of their graduate studies program and show promise for a career in problem gambling research.
Please note that the application requirements and process have been revised since the last solicitation.
DEADLINE: June 22, 2012
For the 2012-13 proposal cycle, the following stakeholder identified priorities will receive particular consideration:
Indigenous/First Nations gambling
Longitudinal follow-up studies
Provision and delivery of effective treatment programs
Proposals on these topics are encouraged but submissions are not restricted to only these topics. Interested applicants should submit the completed application to their respective Research Grants Office contact.
The Manitoba Gambling Research Program is now accepting proposals and grant applications from across Canada in 2 categories.
Research Grants: Small Grants (up to $50,000). Deadline for submissions is July 16, 2012.
Conference Grants (up to $2,000) are accepted year-round.
DEADLINE: July 31, 2012
NAGS would like to welcome submissions for presentations at the 22nd Annual National Association for Gambling Studies (NAGS) Conference to be held November 21-23, 2012 in Tasmania.
The theme of this year’s conference relates to the challenges and opportunities associated with developments in technology and gambling. However, presenters are also invited to submit abstracts relating to a wider range of issues in gambling and gaming research.
DEADLINE: August 1, 2012
The Asia Pacific Association for Gambling Studies (APAGS) would like to invite you to submit your papers/abstracts for the First Asia Pacific Conference on Gambling & Commercial Gaming Research (APCG2012), which will be held between 5-8 November 2012, in Macao, China.
Research on gambling and commercial gaming from perspectives in the following fields are welcome:
law and regulation
marketing and management
As of April 1, 2012, the Manitoba Longitudinal Study of Young Adults (MLSYA) Data Access Program began accepting applications from Manitoba researchers who would like to use this unique dataset for their own research studies.
The MLSYA followed a longitudinal sample (n=679) of 18 to 20 year olds from across Manitoba over a five year period from 2007 to 2011.