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Dr Heather Wardle

Assistant Professor

Room
244

LSHTM
15-17 Tavistock Place
London
WC1H 9SH
United Kingdom

Heather specialises in researching gambling behaviour. Her current work, funded by Wellcome, focuses on exploring youth gambling behaviour and its relationship with changing technology. Prior to joining LSHTM, Heather worked at the National Centre for Social Research in their Health and Wellbeing department. She also runs her own research consultancy and is the Head of the Gambling & Place Research Hub at Geofutures, which specialises in exploring the geographical and spatial patterns of gambling behaviour. 

Affiliations

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
Public Health, Environments and Society

Teaching

Principles of Social Research

Research

I focus on exploring gambling behaviour, policy and practice. My current work, funded by Wellcome, looks at youth gambling behaviour and its relationship with technological change.

Research Area
Child health
Adolescent health
Methodology
Mobile technologies
Spatial analysis
Discipline
Epidemiology
Sociology
Social Sciences

Selected Publications

Multiple health behaviours among mothers and partners in England: Clustering, social patterning and intra-couple concordance.
Graham, H. ; Hutchinson, J. ; Law, C. ; Platt, L. ; Wardle, H. ;
2016
SSM Popul Health
'Risky places?': mapping gambling machine density and socio-economic deprivation.
Wardle, H. ; Keily, R. ; Astbury, G. ; Reith, G. ;
2014
J Gambl Stud
Did smokefree legislation in England reduce exposure to secondhand smoke among nonsmoking adults? Cotinine analysis from the Health Survey for England.
Sims, M. ; Mindell, J.S. ; Jarvis, M.J. ; Feyerabend, C. ; Wardle, H. ; Gilmore, A. ;
2012
Environ Health Perspect
Sociodemographic correlates of internet gambling: findings from the 2007 british gambling prevalence survey.
Griffiths, M. ; Wardle, H. ; Orford, J. ; Sproston, K. ; Erens, B. ;
2009
Cyberpsychol Behav
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