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Professor Alan Emond

ALSPAC Gambling Study

  • Alan is PI on the ALSPAC Gambling Study, an investigation of the antecedents and consequences of gambling in young people aged 17 to 25 years. The sample used was derived from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children, and  funding for the ALSPAC Gambling Study was supplied by the Responsible Gambling Fund, University of Bristol, and Gamble Aware.
  • Alan is also collaborating with Prof Alison Kemp of Cardiff University on two projects related to burns in children 1) The BuRN Tool evaluation- an assessment of the utility and accuracy of a clinical prediction tool to identify maltreatment associated with burns to young children.  2) SafeTea- a national prevention campaign to reduce scalds from hot drinks to children under 5y and to improve first aid of childen who have been burned. 

Research keywords

  • adolescence
  • neuro-developmental disorders
  • resilience
  • gambling
  • injury
  • burns
  • scalds