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Amanda Roberts is an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at the University of Lincoln, UK. She completed her first degree at University College London (BSc Hons Psychology), before moving to Cardiff University to conduct her PhD in Behavioural Neuroscience. Amanda took up her first permanent full-time post at Kings College London, before moving to Queen Mary University, University of East London and then to Lincoln.​

Amanda’s research interests include risk factors for antisocial and maladaptive behaviour, addiction, violence, and problem and pathological gambling. Other research includes the evaluation of gambling addiction treatment programmes both in the community (e.g. the Gordon Moody Association and the National Problem Gambling Clinic) and in UK prisons. Additional interests extend across topics that relate to gambling comorbidity, gambling in vulnerable populations, gambling and interpersonal violence, NPS use and homelessness.