Welcome to Focal Research
Focal Research Consultants, is a research and data analytics company, that combines data science, technology, and analysis, to help our clients make better decisions.
Focal works with stakeholders worldwide, for commercial, social policy, corporate social responsibility, and consumer protection purposes converting data into evidence-based action.
With internationally recognized expertise, Focal provides clients with skill sets to inform real-world decision making and planning through research, data insights, analysis and predictive modelling.
Introducing Focal’s ALeRT™ BETTOR Protection System
Focal Points Newsletter – March 2023
Focal to Share Leading-Edge Player Protection Research and Safer Gambling Insights At International Conference on Gambling & Risk-Taking
Focal Team Attends ICE London 2023 to Advance Conversation on Safer Gambling and Player Protection
Focal to Advance the Conversation on Using Technology for Safer Gambling Interactions & Affordable Play at ICE London 2023
Focal Research Consultants featured in Huddle Today
Focal Points Newsletter – December 2022
Focal President to Present on Responding to Risky Play in Real-Time at RGC Discovery 2022
Recap of IAGR Melbourne 2022
Focal presenting at IAGR Melbourne 2022 on October 19
Focal Points Newsletter – September 2022
Responsible Gambling Duties & Signs of Harms
ALeRT BETTOR Protection – The Ultimate Data-Driven Prevention Tool
Introducing Focal’s ALeRT BETTOR Protection System
Recap of IAGR Melbourne 2022
Presentations, Publications, and Research
Mobilizing 30+ Years of Research
Player Risk Surveys
Focal’s Safer Gambling Solutions
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In a data-driven economy, a constant stream of information – ‘big data’ - is transforming how we work from the creation of new products to how we mitigate risk and diagnose harm.
Focal has been working at the forefront of this exciting interdisciplinary field bringing unique expertise in Data Theory, Data Architecture, Data Modelling and Data Analytics to help clients successfully navigate and channel this flow of information.
Relentless curiosity and commitment to excellence have kept Focal at the forefront of gambling research and player protection for over 30 years evaluating the latest techniques for measurement and risk detection, reviewing literature, and conducting leading edge research while setting standards for best practices. Focal Research uses advanced analytics, data science and information technology for commercial, social policy, corporate social responsibility, and consumer protection purposes in the gambling sector.
Focal works with academics, governments and public health in the areas of alcohol, drugs, nicotine, and gambling. Experience includes outcome monitoring, prevalence, adults, seniors, and adolescent surveillance, high-risk youth, and general population studies.
Focal has achieved international recognition for research design, sampling, developing advanced methodologies and analytical techniques.