The Department of Accounting and Finance’s research focuses the synergies amongst our staff in one research centre and seven research groups. Recent research grants and knowledge transfer collaborations have included funding from the World Bank, the European Union, the African Development Bank, the ICAEW, CIMA, ACCA, UK Economic and Social Research Council, the British Venture Capital Association and HM Treasury.
The department has a well established research record evidenced by publications in top journals and success in winning competitive research grants and awards. Research in the department is supported and enriched by our internal, external, international and multi-disciplinary collaborations. Research groups within the department have been used to foster these relationships and focus our expertise on topics of strategic and academic importance.
The department’s research groups are: