GambleAware’s research function is the means by which we develop knowledge that:

  • Builds the ‘what works for whom’ evidence for education and prevention approaches and tools, and for treatment service design and commissioning
  • Informs advocacy and influences policy-making at national and local level
  • Informs public awareness.

It also plays a role in supporting and mobilising other partners in the research eco-system to undertake research and to grow the research and evaluation capability in the gambling field.

Our work is divided into three core areas: