Thu, 07 Sept|
Introduction to academic research - a webinar by SIG: Quantitative Finance
Are you a novice researcher in your academic field? Or do you find it difficult to effectively communicate your research ideas to experts in your field? This webinar aims to unpack key aspects of academic research, brought you by the InSPiR2eS Centre for Responsible Science (IC4RS).
Time & Location
07 Sept, 12:00 – 13:00
About the Event
This webinar aims to unpack key aspects of academic research, including effectively communicating your research ideas to experts in your field. It is brought to you by the InSPiR2eS Centre for Responsible Science (IC4RS), a global virtual platform for like-minded researchers that promote and engage in the principles and practices of Responsible Science. The primary vision and goal of IC4RS is to meaningfully facilitate a conducive environment, motivations, and incentives for the next generation of researchers to deliver high quality research that is credible, relevant, and independent.
About the Speaker: Professor Robert Faff
Robert Faff is a Professor of Finance and the Associate Dean of Research at Bond Business School. Formerly, he was the Director of Research at the UQ Business School. He has an international reputation in empirical finance research. Prof Faff has secured 14 Australian Research Council grants, with total funding exceeding $4 million. He has over 320 refereed journal publications, more than 21,000 career citations, and an h-index of 72. His particular passion is nurturing the career trajectories of early career researchers. Robert has supervised over 40 PhD students to successful completion and examined 50 PhD dissertations. In addition, Robert is Editor-in-Chief of Pacific-Basin Finance Journal; formerly: Editor of Accounting and Finance (2002-2011) and Associate Editor of several journals including Abacus and Australian Journal of Management.