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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

Sylvia Kairouz

Chairholder, Research Chair on Gambling
Director, HERMES research team
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Concordia University
Director, Lifestyle and Addiction Research Lab 

Research interests

Addictive behaviours
Social inequalities
Gambling technologies in the cyberspace


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       HERMES research team

Dr. Sylvia Kairouz is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Concordia University. She has published extensively in sociology, social epidemiology and public health journals and won the Brain Star Award of the Canadian Institute of Health Research for her innovative work on the role of social contexts in alcohol consumption. She is currently engaged in funded research examining comprehensive multilevel models of determinants of gambling behaviours. She has piloted six large population surveys in Quebec over the last five years and collaborates with scholars and key institutions in Quebec, Canada and internationally. She holds an FQR-SC research chair on the study of gambling, is the director of the FQR-SC HERMES research team and is the head of the Lifestyle and Addiction Research Lab at Concordia University.

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