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Dr Luke Clark to Head a new Gambling Research Centre in Canada this summer.

last modified May 15, 2014 02:37 PM

Congratulations to Dr Luke Clark, who will be joining the University of British Columbia (UBC) in July to become the first Director of its newly established Centre for Gambling Research.

Luke, who has been a member of the Department since 2007, is a Senior Lecturer and co-directs theLab for Affect, Risk and Gambling Experiments. He is a renowned expert on problem gambling and addiction. His research as a cognitive neuroscientist has focused on the brain mechanisms underlying gambling decisions. He has worked with National Problem Gambling Clinic to study influences on choice and outcome processing during gambling.

To find out more about this news, see the UBC press release, and the Vancouver Sun's coverage of the story.