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7 Jun. 2017

University of Melbourne to host the 2017 AASB Research Forum

We are proud to announce this year’s AASB Research Forum will be hosted by the University of Melbourne, Department of Accounting. To be held on 24 November, the forum will explore the topic of effective communication of financial and narrative reporting. 

The following research papers will be presented for discussion:


  • Is financial reporting still an effective tool for equity investors in Australia? 
    Nikole Gyles, University of Melbourne; Dr Dean Hanlon, Monash University; Professor Matthew Pinnuck, University of Melbourne

  • Recognition, measurement and disclosure of intangibles 
    Professor Reza Monem, Griffith University; Professor Asheq Raman, Auckland University of Technology; Dr Humayan Kabir, Auckland University of Technology

  • The communication of accounting information in summary financial reports 
    Dr Tom Scott, University of Auckland; Professor Michael Bradbury, Massey University; Pei-Chi (Kelly) Hsiao, University of Auckland

AASB Research Director, Professor Ann Tarca said, “We congratulate the research teams for proposing research topics that are relevant to the AASB’s work, and we know these papers will generate in-depth discussion between academics, practitioners and regulators at the forum”.

Further details and invitations to the forum will be available in July 2017.