Miss Nancy Greer Research Division

Research Worker

Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

Contact Details

Email: n.greer@cqu.edu.au

Phone: (03) 9616 0512 - Ext: 50512

Office Location

About Me

Over 9 years' experience managing multiple, large and national research projects, including topics on: homelessness, drug and alcohol use, gambling, health and well-being, and experiences of violence. Obtained a Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) in 2004 from the University of Queensland.

Background

Over 9 years' experience managing multiple, large and national research projects, including topics on: homelessness, drug and alcohol use, gambling, health and well-being, and experiences of violence. Obtained a Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) in 2004 from the University of Queensland.

Universities Studied At

University of Queensland — Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours), 2004

Universities Worked At
CQUniversity Australia
Awards
Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) Scholarship (2017-2020)
Professional Experience

Senior Research Support Officer

CQUniversity Australia (2015-current)

Research Worker

Central Queensland University (2006-2008)

Project Manager (2008-2011)

Senior Project Manager (2011-2015)

Roy Morgan Research

Responsibilities
  • Management of complex projects and reporting aligned to the activities of the Experimental Gambling Research Laboratory (EGRL)
  • Design, conduct, and management of surveys relating to problem gambling behaviour
  • Initiating and maintaining contacts with key stakeholders within and outside the University
  • Evaluate and interpret data and write-up quantitative and qualitative results obtained from interviews, surveys, and experiments
  • Working with the EGRL team to reach goals
  • Writing reports, papers, and presentations
'In Press' Publications

Publications:

Armstrong, T., Rockloff, M., Greer, N., & Donaldson, P. (2016). Rise of the Machines: A Critical Review on the Behavioural Effects of Automating Traditional Gambling Games. Journal of Gambling Studies. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-016-9644-4

Browne, M., Greer, N., Rawat, V. & Rockloff, M.J. (2017). A population-level metric for gambling-related harm. International Gambling Studies.

Browne, M., Langham, E., Rawat, V., Greer, N., Li, E., Rose, J., Rockloff, M., Donaldson, P., Thorne, H., Goodwin, B., Bryden, G., & Best, T. (2016). Assessing gambling-related harm in Victoria: a public health perspective. Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation, Melbourne.

Rockloff, M. J., & Greer, N. (2008). Double-down when you are feeling down: Negative self-reflection intensifies EGM gambling behaviour. In International Gambling Conference: New Directions in Minimizing Gambling Harm.

Rockloff, M. J., & Greer, N. (2010). Never smile at a crocodile: betting on electronic gaming machines is intensified by reptile-induced arousal. Journal of Gambling Studies, 26(4), 571-581. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10899-009-9174-4

Rockloff, M., Greer, N., & Fay, C. (2010). The social contagion of gambling: how venue size contributes to player losses. Journal of Gambling Studies, 27(3), 487–497. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-010-9220-2

Rockloff, M. J., Greer, N., Fay, C., & Evans, L. G. (2011). Gambling on electronic gaming machines is an escape from negative self reflection. Journal of Gambling Studies, 27(1), 63–72. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-010-9176-2

Rockloff, M. J., Greer, N., & Evans, L. G. (2012). The Effect of Mere Presence on Electronic Gaming Machine Gambling. Journal of Gambling Issues, 27, 1-19. http://doi.org/10.4309/jgi.2012.27.11

Rockloff, M., Donaldson, P., Browne, M., Greer, N., Moskovsky, N., Armstrong, T., Thorne, H., Langham, E. (2016). Innovation in Traditional Gambling Products (2016). Gambling Research Australia. Retrieved from http://www.gamblingresearch.org.au/home/research/gra+research+reports/innovation+in+traditional+gambling+products

Rockloff, M., & Greer, N. (2011). Audience influence on EGM gambling: the protective effects of having others watch you play. Journal of Gambling Studies, 27(3), 443–451. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-010-9213-1

Wooden, M., Bevitt, A., Chigavazira, A., Greer, N., Johnson, G., Killackey, E., Moschion, J., Scutella, R., Tseng, Y., & Watson, N. (2012). Journeys Home: A Longitudinal Study of Factors Affecting Housing Stability. Paper presented at the Homelessness Research Conference, 19-22 April 2012, Melbourne.

Wooden, M., Bevitt, A., Chigavazira, A., Greer, N., Johnson, G., Killackey, E., Moschion, J., Scutella, R., Tseng, Y., & Watson, N. (2012). Introducing “Journeys Home.” The Australian Economic Review, 45(3), 368–378. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8462.2012.00690.x

Works Completed

Research projects:

  • Effects of Wagering Marketing on Vulnerable Adults (2016-current) – CQUniversity Australia, funded by Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation (VRGF)
  • Mobile Pokie Application and Gambling Behaviour Study (2015-current) – CQUniversity Australia, funded by Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation (VRGF)
  • The Social Cost of Gambling in Victoria (2016) – CQUniversity Australia, funded by Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation (VRGF)
  • Innovations in Traditional Gambling Products (2015-2016) – CQUniversity Australia, funded by Gambling Research Australia (GRA)
  • Assessing Gambling-Related Harm in New Zealand (2015-2016) – CQUniversity Australia and Auckland University of Technology (AUT), funded by New Zealand Ministry of Health
  • Assessing Gambling-Related Harm in Victoria: A Public Health Perspective (2015-2016) – CQUniversity Australia, funded by Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation (VRGF)
  • Alcohol Point of Scale Promotions Survey (2014) – Victorian Department of Justice
  • Family Pathways: Survey of Recently Separated Parents (2012 and 2014) – Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS)
  • Longitudinal Study of Factors Affecting Housing Stability – ‘Journeys Home’ (2011-2014) – Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
  • National Drug Strategy Household Survey (2013-2014) – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
  • Community Survey for Local Government Authorities (2009) – LGA Government Association of South
  • Brisbane City Council: Omnibus Surveys (2010 and 2015), Customer Service Strategy Research (2010), Ferries Patronage Research (2010)
  • Great Barrier Reef Tourism Industry and Stakeholder Climate Change Survey (2010) - Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA)
  • Home and Motor Insurance Defection Survey (2009-2010) - Suncorp
  • Vehicle Traffic Generation Business Survey (2009) – Department of Transport and Main Roads
  • NSW Parks Visitation Survey (2008-2009) - NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change
  • Nutrition Content Claims (2008) - Food Standards Australia and New Zealand
  • The impact of an audience and venue-size on poker machine gambling (2007-2008) - Central Queensland University, funded by the Victorian Department of Justice
  • Escape, excitement and the chasing of losses (2006-2008) - Central Queensland University, funded by the Queensland Treasury
Theses

Greer, N. (2004). Taking a Developmental Approach to the Phenomenon of Childhood Amnesia. University of Queensland.

Published in: 2004
Commissioned Reports
Browne, M., Langham, E., Rawat, V., Greer, N., Li, E., Rose, J., Rockloff, M., Donaldson, P., Thorne, H., Goodwin, B., Bryden, G., & Best, T. (2016). Assessing gambling-related harm in Victoria: a public health perspective. Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation, Melbourne.
Published in: 2016
Rockloff, M., Donaldson, P., Browne, M., Greer, N., Moskovsky, N., Armstrong, T., Thorne, H., Langham, E. (2016). Innovation in Traditional Gambling Products (2016). Gambling Research Australia. Retrieved from http://www.gamblingresearch.org.au/home/research/gra+research+reports/innovation+in+traditional+gambling+products
Published in: 2016
Journal article

Rockloff, M., Greer, N., Fay, C., & Evans, L. (2010). Gambling on electronic gaming machines is an escape from negative self reflection. Journal of gambling studies., 27(1), 63-72. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10899-010-9176-2

Link to ACQUIRE

Rockloff, M., & Greer, N. (2010). Never smile at a crocodile : betting on electronic gaming machines is intensified by reptile-induced arousal. Journal of gambling studies., 26(4), 571-581. doi:10.1007/s10899-009-9174-4

Link to ACQUIRE

Rockloff, M., Greer, N., & Fay, C. (2010). The social contagion of gambling : how venue size contributes to player losses. Journal of gambling studies., 27(3), 487-497. doi:10.1007/s10899-010-9220-2

Link to ACQUIRE

Rockloff, M., & Greer, N. (2011). Audience influence on EGM gambling : the protective effects of having others watch you play. Journal of gambling studies., 27(1), 443-451. doi:10.1007/s10899-010-9213-1

Link to ACQUIRE

Rockloff, M., Greer, N., & Evans, L. (2012). The effect of mere presence on electronic gaming machine gambling. Journal of gambling issues., 27, 1-14. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.4309/jgi.2012.27.11

Link to ACQUIRE

Wooden, M., Bevitt, A., Chigavazira, A., Greer, N., Johnson, G., Killackey, E., . . . Watson, N. (2012). Introducing ‘Journeys Home’. Australian Economic Review, 45(3), 368-378. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8462.2012.00690.x

Armstrong, T., Rockloff, M., Greer, N., & Donaldson, P. (2016). Rise of the machines: A critical review on the behavioural effects of automating traditional gambling games. Journal of Gambling Studies, 1-33. doi:10.1007/s10899-016-9644-4

Browne, M., Greer, N., Rawat, V., & Rockloff, M. (2017). A population-level metric for gambling-related harm. International Gambling Studies, 1-14. doi:10.1080/14459795.2017.1304973

Report

Browne, M., Langham, E., Rawat, V., Greer, N., Li, E., Rose, J., . . . Best, T. (2016). Assessing gambling-related harm in Victoria: A public health perspective. North Melbourne, VIC: Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation. Retrieved from http://www.responsiblegambling.vic.gov.au/

Rockloff, M., Donaldson, P., Browne, M., Greer, N., Moskovsky, N., Armstrong, T., . . . Langham, E. (2016). Innovation in traditional gambling products. Melbourne, Vic.: State of Victoria, Department of Justice. Retrieved from https://www.gamblingresearch.org.au/

Armstrong, T., Greer, N., Kinchin, I., Doran, C., Browne, M., Langham, E., & Rockloff, M. (2016). The social cost of gambling: A systematic review of impacts and a targeted review of costing studies. Brisbane, Qld: Central Queensland University.

Browne, M., Greer, N., Armstrong, T., Doran, C., Kinchin, I., Langham, E., & Rockloff, M. (2016). The social cost of gambling to Victoria. Brisbane, Queensland: Central Queensland University.