Research Funded in 2014



InvestigatorsTitleSponsoring OrganizationFunding
Christian Hendershot, Ph.D.
John Cunningham, Ph.D.
Corey MacKenzie, Ph.D.
Online Interventions for Problem Gamblers with and without Co-occurring Mental Health Concerns: Randomized Controlled Trial University of TorontoLarge Grant$450,000
Jason Edgerton, Ph.D.
Lance Roberts, Ph.D.
Is Online Gaming a Risk Factor for Problem Gambling? An Exploratory Study in a Sample of University UndergraduatesUniversity of ManitobaSmall Grant$49,897
Jennifer Theule, Ph.D.Exploring the Relationships Between Problem Gambling and ADHD: A Meta-AnalysisUniversity of ManitobaSmall Grant$13,808
Ryan NicholsonSubstance-Use as a Moderator in the Relationship Between Social Anxiety Disorder and Pathological GamblingUniversity of ManitobaStudentship$20,000
Sally Gainsbury, Ph.D.
Brett Abarbanel, Ph.D.
Jeffrey Butler, Ph.D. 
Customized Responsible Gambling Messaging as a Tool to Encourage Help-SeekingGP ConsultingFocused Research$104,214
Evelyn PoitrasNewberry Consortium American Indian Studies
Betting on Indian Country: Indian Gaming Archives. March 19-21, 2014
University of WinnipegConference Grant$360
Vance MacLaren, Ph.D.Alberta Gambling Research Institute
Controversial Topics in Gambling
April 3-5, 2014
Brandon UniversityConference Grant$1,654
Jason Edgerton, Ph.D.Responsible Gambling Council
Discovery 2014 Conference
April 29-May 1, 2014
University of ManitobaConference Grant$1,947
Vance MacLaren, Ph.D.Responsible Gambling Council
Discovery 2014 Conference
April 29-May 1, 2014 
Brandon UniversityConference Grant$2,000
Pranay DasCanadian Economics Association 
48th Annual Conference
May 29- June 1, 2014
University of ManitobaConference Grant$1,495
Julie Pelletier, Ph.D.Canadian Association for American Studies
American Circuits, American Secrets
September 18-21, 2014
University of WinnipegConference Grant$1,911
Chad GravesNational Center for Responsible Gaming
Conference on Gambling and Addiction
September 28-30, 2014 
University of ManitobaConference Grant$1,953
Jason Edgerton, Ph.D.British Columbia Lottery Corporation
New Horizons in Responsible Gambling
February 2-4, 2015
University of ManitobaConference Grant$2,000
Pranay DasWorld Federation of Public Health Associations
14th World Congress of Public Health
February 11-15, 2015
University of ManitobaConference Grant$2,000