Assistant Professor in Gambling Behaviour, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Heather Wardle is a Wellcome Humanities and Social Science Research Fellow based at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her current work focuses on understanding youth gambling behaviour and its relationship with changing technology. She is also Deputy Chair of the Advisory Board on Safer Gambling (ABSG), an independent advisory group to the UK Gambling Commission, where she leads policy advice about understanding and measuring gambling-related harms.
May 09, 2021 10:03 am UTC| Health
The global growth of gambling has led to tensions about what role it can and should play in our societies. In Kenya, the rise of online sports betting highlights broader social issues with disillusioned youth using it as...