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Calling all Early Stage Investigators!

by: NCRG Staff | Apr 4, 2018

The NCRG is accepting applications for their Early Stage Investigator Grant until May 1, 2018.

 

Who

Are you interested in Gambling Disorder Research?

Are you within 10 years of completing your terminal degree?

Are you looking for mentoring and research experience?

 

If so, we invite you to submit an application for grant funding of up to 65,000/ per year for two years.

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Gambling Disorder Screening Day

by: NCRG Staff | Feb 20, 2018

 

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NAADAC/NCRG Gambling Credential Interest Survey

by: NCRG Staff | Jan 24, 2018

NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, and the National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) invite you to participate in a brief survey to explore the possibility of a new national credential designed to recognize individuals with a specialty in gambling disorders.

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NCRG Announces 2018 Grants Program

by: NCRG Staff | Jan 9, 2018

The National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) is pleased to announce the availability of research grants for the study of gambling disorder in 2018. The NCRG is committed to a multi-disciplinary approach and, therefore, welcomes applications from investigators in psychology, psychiatry, epidemiology, public health, sociology, economics, neuroeconomics, neuroscience and other relevant disciplines.

 

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NCRG and Responsible Gaming Association of New Mexico Team up to Explore Impact of Gambling

by: NCRG Staff | Dec 21, 2017

The Responsible Gaming Association of New Mexico (RGANM), a collaboration of many of the state’s Native American owned casinos, awarded NCRG with a grant of $300,000 to coordinate a competitive grants program on the impact of gambling on New Mexico, especially the state’s subpopulations. In December 2017, the NCRG awarded a grant of $291,868 to HBSA, a supporting organization of Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, to fund “New Mexico: A Study of at risk Youth and Adults.”

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NCRG RELEASES WHITE PAPER ON RESPONSIBLE GAMBLING

by: NCRG Staff | Aug 17, 2017

A recently published article in the peer-reviewed journal Addiction & Research Theory provided a new model for evaluating responsible gambling research. To ensure its dissemination beyond academia, the NCRG produced a white paper summarizing the study’s findings. The white paper, Responsible Gambling: A Review of the Research, is available for download at www.ncrg.org (click on Resources and White Papers).

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NCRG RELEASES GUIDE TO REDUCING GAMBLING ADDICTION

by: NCRG Staff | Jun 12, 2017

The National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) has released the publication, “Gambling and Public Health: A Guide for Policymakers.” The guide is based on the latest research on gambling disorder and responsible gaming. It was written for state legislators, regulators, public health professionals and others concerned about the impact of gambling on public health. The free guide is available for download from www.ncrg.org/resources.

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NCRG WELCOMES NEW PROGRAM OFFICER

by: NCRG Staff | May 30, 2017

Shayna Adams has joined the NCRG staff as program officer. She will be responsible for assisting with the grants program, social media and NCRG educational programs. Shayna served as a research analyst for the Framingham Heart Study. She received the MPH degree at Boston University School of Public Health with specialization in epidemiology. Shayna is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany where she majored in human biology.

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NEARLY $2 MILLION COMMITTED TO NCRG FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

by: NCRG Staff | Jan 6, 2017

The NCRG is pleased to announce that nearly $2 million was pledged to research and education on gambling disorder in 2016. Several major casino operators pledged $1.155 million to support the organization’s mission of funding innovative research and education about gambling disorder and responsible gaming. An additional $610,000 was raised through annual contributions and conference sponsorships. These commitments put the NCRG over the $27 million mark in fundraising since its establishment in 1996.

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