Dr Aino Suomi is the Director of the Centre for Gambling Research at the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods.

Aino is a public health researcher and a psychologist with a specific focus on problem gambling, and child and family wellbeing in the context of gambling harm.

Her research has made a significant contribution to policy and service provision around family impacts of problem gambling, PTSD and trauma, problem gambling and family violence, and help-seeking for gambling harm and co-morbid mental health conditions.


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Australian kids exposed to serious levels of parental gambling

Almost 200,000 Australian children are exposed to moderate or serious levels of risky gambling by a parent each…

4 April 2022



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Welfare recipients face varying levels of stigma: ANU study

Those with mental disability and the unemployed are perceived more negatively than other groups who are entitled to welfare payments in Australia, according…

16 December 2021



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