Charles Livingstone, Francis Markham and Martin Young

Charles Livingstone is a senior lecturer in global health and society in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University. His principal research interests are in gambling studies, particularly gambling as a public health issue, social theory of gambling, and ethics of gambling regulation. Francis Markham commenced a PhD studentship at the Fenner School of Environment and Society at the ANU in 2013, where his research uses geographic methods to investigate the local impacts of poker machines. Martin Young is a senior lecturer within the Centre for Gambling Education and Research at Southern Cross University. He is also affiliated with the Menzies School of Health Research (Darwin) and the Australian National University.

Caravaggio's 'The Cardsharps'

Who Really Holds the Cards in Gambling Research?

Australian research into gambling ultimately is highly dependent on the success of gambling itself (even when it’s funded by the state). Is there any surprise that much of the research is rarely critical of the industry?

9 years ago