AGRI Alberta Gambling Research Institute

Alberta Gambling Research Institute

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About us

The Alberta Gambling Research Institute is a consortium of the University of Calgary, University of Alberta and the University of Lethbridge. Its primary purpose is to support and promote research into gambling in the Province of Alberta.

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Apply for Grants

The Institute accepts proposals from eligible applicants for a variety of research grant opportunities.

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We provide grant funding to support peer-endorsed academic investigations. See a list of past research projects.

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Learn about research resources related to various aspects of gambling.


AGRI Annual Conference 2024

Location: Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Date: April 11-13, 2024
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Conference 2023

AGRI Annual Conference 2023

The Institute’s 2023 Conference took place March 30 to April 1, 2023 at The Banff Centre in Banff, Alberta. Presentations, Conference Program, Speaker Profiles & Poster Listing available from 2023 Conference Materials web page.


2023/24 Post-Doctoral Fellowship Applications

Doctoral degree holders who are eligible to be appointed as a Post-doctoral Fellow (Fellow) by one of the Partner Universities are invited to review the Post-Doctoral Fellowship Guidelines & Application FormApplication Deadline: Monday, December 4, 2023.

2023/24 Graduate Student Scholarship Recipients

The Institute is pleased to announce the 2023-2024 Scholarship and Research Allowance Award Recipients. Graduate student names, programs, project titles and award supervisors are available here.

Summer 2023 newsletter

Summer 2023 Newsletter

Feature articles in this issue:

  • New and Emerging Forms of Gambling Discussed at Institute Conference 2023
  • The Allure of Cryptocurrency Ownership: An Interview with Graduate Student Kyle Tuico
  • Catch Fortune When You Can (c.1812)
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Spring 2023 Newsletter

Feature articles in this issue:

  • Post-Doctoral Fellows Adding to Research Capacity at Partner Universities
  • Study Establishes the Prevalence of Illegal Gambling in Canada for First Time
  • Upcoming Grant Opportunities
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2021/2022 Annual Report

Performance highlights and audited financial statements for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022.

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AGRI National Project Publications

As of November, 2022, investigations from the AGRI National Project (ANP) study of gambling and problem gambling in Canada have resulted in 14 peer-reviewed journal publications, one accepted book proposal, and various other statistical materials.