May 10, 2012
It is a pleasure to share that David Horricks, MSW has taken over the responsibilities of all matters related to government delivery of responsible and problem gambling in the province of British Columbia. David is the Director of the BC Responsible & Problem Gambling Program, Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch and can be reached at David.Horricks@gov.bc.ca.
British Columbia’s loss is Ontario’s gain with Sue Birge recently relocating to Toronto. She is currently working on some short term contracts and looks forward to keeping in touch at 647-922-6560 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DEADLINE: May 25, 2012
RGC is seeking to fill 1 Part-Time Service Coordinator position at RGRC Ajax Downs and provide occasional back-up to RGRC Woodbine. The Centres provide on-site information about safer play and many other topics about responsible gambling. Centre staff also provide immediate assistance and referrals to patrons who may be concerned about their own gambling or that of someone close to them.
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: 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.