Australian Gambling Research Centre
Dr Rebecca Jenkinson is a Senior Research Fellow (Gambling, Alcohol and Other Drugs) and Manager of the Australian Gambling Research Centre. She also holds an Honorary Burnet Institute Fellow position in the Behaviours and Health Risks Program at the Burnet Institute, and an Adjunct Lecturer position in the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Monash University.
Rebecca has extensive experience in public health research, most recently in the gambling, alcohol and other drug, sexual health, and infectious diseases fields. She has a demonstrated track record in publishing and disseminating research findings, providing expert advice and consultation to a range of stakeholder groups, and providing training, mentorship and supervision to research staff and students. Her interests, skills and expertise are in the design, development and conduct of cross-sectional, longitudinal and mixed-methods studies related to young people’s health behaviours.
PhD, MEpid, GradDipEpidBiostat, BEng (Geol)
Research by Rebecca Jenkinson
Gambling participation, experience of harm and community…
AGRC recently asked Australian adults about their participation in gambling, attitudes towards wagering advertising, how exposure to advertising influences their…Read more
Gambling participation and experience of harm in Australia
This snapshot explores how often Australians gamble, how much they spent, their risk of gambling harm, what products they spent gambling money on and how concerned…Read more
Community attitudes towards sports and race betting…
Overall, this snapshot finds that 69% of Australian adults think that sports and race betting advertising is too common. The snapshot explores the impact of such…Read more