Professor Paolo Quattrone has been awarded major ESRC Funding as part of Project X, a collaboration between academic researchers and the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) – the government department responsible for the oversight and effective delivery of projects.
Professor Paolo Quattrone argues UK Labour Party proposals to split up the Big Four auditing firms will only create more conflicts of interest between auditors and the clients they are eager to please.
The inaugural recipient of the CAS scholarship, Yi Ling Ong, read for a PhD in Accounting at the University of Edinburgh Business School from 2015 to 2018. Having successfully defended her thesis in August 2018, she is now a Teaching Fellow at King’s Business School, King’s College London. Here, Yi Ling reflects upon her PhD journey at CAS.
Professor Paolo Quattrone, Co-Director, Centre for Accounting and Society, University of Edinburgh Business School, recently had a letter published in the Financial Times (FT) concerning the role of the Big-Four accounting firms.
The University of Edinburgh Business School used this year’s school forum as the platform for the launch of the first ever UEBS award for Excellence in Doctoral Supervision. Designed as a way to reward excellent supervisory services, the nominees were selected from the current cohort of academic staff who have one or more PhD students under their supervision.
In this role, Prof Quattrone will provide input, advice and undertake investigations into management accounting. The committee has the role of innovating and rethinking management accounting practices.
How can accounting inform our understanding of the reviews, rankings and ratings that permeate contemporary life? Professor Ingrid Jeacle and Professor Chris Carter of CAS explored this question in a joint keynote address delivered at the Communities of Evaluating workshop held at the University of Hamburg, Germany, on 14 December 2017.