Nerilee has been researching gambling since the mid-1990s. Her research focuses on responsible provision and consumption of gambling, problem gambling, gambling amongst vulnerable populations, gambling marketing, and gambling and new technologies. Nerilee has over 175 refereed publications and has been awarded approximately $6.5 million in competitive external research grants for gambling-related projects. Her research has been funded by the Australian Research Council, Gambling Research Australia, Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation, and the NSW, Queensland, Victorian and South Australian Governments. Professor Hing also has editorial roles for several gambling journals and conducts numerous professional activities to inform gambling policy and practice.