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Research Chair on Gambling

Chaire de recherche sur l'étude du jeu

Research Chair on Gambling

Chaire de recherche sur l'étude du jeu

Media

Follow the Chair's researchers presence in the different media outlets.


The Powerball hype


4  January 2016
Learn from  Dr. Sylvia Kairouz what makes so many of us buy into the Powerball hype in "The Powerball lottery: why do we throw money at 1-292 million odds?" published by the University Communications Services.

Dr.Ingo Fiedler's media coverage

29 September 2014 Our visiting scholar Dr. Ingo Fiedler's subject knowledge and research is cited by two international newspapers Süddeutsche Zeitung and China Morning Post, Germany's largest TV station ARD, as well as NDR, the main state radio station for Northern Germany.

Symposium on gambling at Concordia

3 June 2015 The world's leading experts in two expanding fields of research are coming together at Concordia in a symposium organized by the Research Chair on Gambling. View the news story here.

The true costs of gambling

Spring 2014 Learn about the true costs of gambling and alcohol addictions from Dr. Sylvia Kairouz and three other experts who share their expertise in "Worth the gamble?", an article published in the Concordia Magazine (page 25).

The gambling habits of Quebecers

29 March 2014 La Presse features an article Jouer avec le feu on the gambling habits of Quebecers based on the FRQ-SC ENHJEU-QC report. (In French only)

Gambling awareness campaign

27 January 2014 Loto-Québec issued a press release that announced its gambling awareness campaign, C’est toujours le hasard qui décide, and mentions research conducted by Sylvia Kairouz. (In French only)

Alcohol on casino floors

10 June 2013 L'Actualité features a story that discusses the risks of allowing alcohol on casino floors and at gaming tables. It mentions a study conducted by Sylvia Kairouz in collaboration with a colleague from the Université de Montréal about gambling habits in Quebec. (In French only)

Gambling with students

10 October 2012 A gambling addiction study by Sylvia Kairouz, a professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, is mentioned in an article in La Rotonde about the potential negative ramifications, particularly for students, if the mayor of Ottawa agrees to build a casino in the city. (In French only)

Not-for-profit references the work of Concordia gambling expert

16 July 2012 CNW news release by Mise sur toi, a not-for-profit organization that works to inform Quebec adults about the dangers of excessive gambling, references a study by Sylvia Kairouz, a professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and a member of the Centre for Research on Human Development. (In French only)

The Gambling Research Chair Grant

17 May 2012 OnlineCasino features an article about the inauguration of the first in Quebec Gambling Research Chair Grant awarded to Dr. Sylvia Kairouz, a professor at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Concordia University

The risks of online gambling

29 March, 2012 A study led by Sylvia Kairouz, a professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and a member of the Centre for Research on Human Development, shows that online gamblers are more likely to engage in risky behaviours than offline gamblers: PsychCentralMedicalPress, La PresseTVA NouvellesCanoeBusiness & HealthHealth CanalTG DailyNewstrack IndiaNews MedicalMinneapolis Star TribuneMedical ExpressScience CodexCJAD Radio and BCS.

Results of the ENHJEU - Quebec survey

10 November 2010 The CNW features a story describing the results of the first wave of the ENHJEU-QC survey, lead by Dr. Sylvia Kairouz and Dr. Louise Nadeau. (In French only)

Pathological gamblers in Quebec

22 May 2010 The 24 publishes a short news story mentioning some key results, such as the proportion of pathological gamblers in Quebec, from the ENHJEU-QC survey, lead by Dr. Sylvia Kairouz and Dr. Louise Nadeau. (In French only)

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