Research Funded in 2015

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InvestigatorsTitleSponsoring OrganizationFunding
Mike Dixon, Ph.D.
Paul Seli, Ph.D.
Daniel Smilek, Ph.D.
Stephen Smith, Ph.D.
Problem Gambling and the Slot Machine "Zone": A Dissociative State that Contributes to the Appeal of Slots Play and May Increase the Potential for HarmUniversity of WaterlooLarge Grant$399,898
David Ledgerwood, Ph.D.
Tracie Afifi, Ph.D.
Lisa Najavits, Ph.D.
Online Coping Skills Counseling for Problem Gambling and TraumaUniversity of WindsorLarge Grant$449,995
Tracie Afifi, Ph.D.
Jitender Sareen, Ph.D.
Using Frequency of Gambling and Interference with Important Life Domains to Develop Evidence-Based Recommendations for Responsible Gambling in ManitobaUniversity of ManitobaSmall Grant$49,953
Daniel Bailis, Ph.D.Does Self-Compassion Facilitate or Prevent Problem Gambling?University of ManitobaSmall Grant$46,934
Hai Luo, Ph.D.An Exploratory Study Through a Cultural Life Course Perspective: Gambling Among Older Asian People in a Canadian ContextUniversity of ManitobaSmall Grant$41,604
Umut Oguzoglu, Ph.D.
John Loxley, Ph.D.
Access to VLT Gambling and Gambling BehaviourUniversity of Manitoba Small Grant$23,256
Ryan NicholsonDisordered Gambling in Older Adult PopulationsUniversity of ManitobaStudentship$20,000
Michael Wohl, Ph.D.
Diane Santesso, Ph.D.
Player Information Needs: Education and Monetary Limit AdherenceCarleton UniversityFocused Research$119,436
Bartley HarrisArizona State University
Tribal Government E-Commerce: Innovating a New Geography of Indian Country 
February 12-13, 2015
University of ManitobaConference Grant$1,969
Hai Luo, Ph.D.Alberta Gambling Research Institute
Critical Issues in Gambling Research
March 26-28, 2015
University of ManitobaConference Grant$1,561
Irwin Lipnowski, Ph.D.Alberta Gambling Research Institute
Critical Issues in Gambling Research
March 26-28, 2015
University of ManitobaConference Grant$1,539
Tracey Bone, Ph.D.Responsible Gambling Council
Discovery 2015
April 21-23, 2015 
University of ManitobaConference Grant$1,957
Pranay DasNational Council on Problem Gambling
National Conference on Problem Gambling
July 10-11, 2015
University of ManitobaConference Grant$1,495
Ryan NicholsonNational Council on Problem Gambling
National Conference on Problem Gambling
July 10-11, 2015
University of ManitobaConference Grant$1,970
Chad GravesNational Center for Responsible Gaming
Conference on Gambling and Addiction
September 27-29, 2015 
University of ManitobaConference Grant$2,000
Ryan NicholsonNational Center for Responsible Gaming
Conference on Gambling and Addiction
September 27-29, 2015
University of ManitobaConference Grant$2,000
Pranay DasAuckland University of Technology
International Gambling Conference 2016
February 10-12, 2016
University of ManitobaConference Grant$2,000