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Glen Bates

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We want to know: financial stress, accommodation insecurity and food insecurity in undergraduate students

There is a growing body of evidence on the link between undergraduate student poverty and adverse student outcomes, and this study contributes to this evidence base. This study shows that a significant number of Australian domestic and international undergraduate students experience unacceptable levels of poverty.
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Gambling accessibility: a scale to measure gambler preferences

Geographic closeness of gambling venues is not the only aspect of accessibility likely to affect gambling frequency. Perceived accessibility of gambling venues may include other features such as convenience (e.g., opening hours) or “atmosphere”. The aim of the current study was to develop a multidimensional...
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Gambling and the multidimensionality of accessibility: more than just proximity to venues

Accessibility to gambling has been linked to gambling behaviour but remains poorly understood. This study used data from semi-structured focus groups and interviews with 38 participants (Median age 42 years) to explore wider aspects of accessibility. People preferred venues which were open long hours and...