3rd Early Career Academics’ Research Development Program

Below is a notice from the European Accounting Association:

European Accounting Association (EAA)
School of Business, Istanbul University

3rd Early Career Academics’ Research Development Program

15–18 May 2012, Istanbul

The School of Business, Istanbul University (with the support of the European Accounting Association, EAA) is pleased to announce their joint event for the 3rd Early Career Academics’ Research Development Program (ECARDP). The main objective of the program will continue to advise and provide guidance to junior accounting faculty in their research projects in order to further develop their academic careers. Participants of the program will have the opportunity to interact with distinguished professors of international standing and with fellow junior faculty. It is expected that the program will provide a platform for discussion of research ideas, methods and methodological issues, as in the last two successful programs.

The program will start with an opening reception on Tuesday evening, 15th May, 2012. This will be followed by participants’ presentations of their research projects, discussions and feedback sessions by the distinguished academic panel. Panel members will also provide advice on developing a research portfolio, balancing teaching and research, and building an effective network as well as outline their current research projects. Other sessions will address identifying research questions, preparing research proposals, and the publication process.

The Invited Distinguished International Academics are as follows:

Professor Istemi Demirag, Queen’s University, Belfast – The United Kingdom
Professor Tom Groot, VU-University, Amsterdam – The Netherlands
Professor Shelia Ellwood, University of Bristol – The United Kingdom
Professor Christopher Napier, Royal Holloway, University of London – The United Kingdom
Professor Andrew Stark, Manchester Business School – The United Kingdom

Junior faculty members from Eastern European region and Turkey are invited to submit unpublished articles, work in progress and research proposals to be considered for presentation. Up to 20 research papers /proposals will be selected for presentation. Written feedback will be provided to the presenters prior to the workshop in order to help develop their work for the workshop.

Applications should be made by the close of business on Tuesday 13th March, 2012 to Assist. Prof. Dr. Kerem Sarioglu, keremsa@istanbul.edu.tr.  Research papers should not exceed 20 typed A-4 pages (including tables and references) and research proposals should be limited to five typed A-4 pages. Submissions exceeding the specified length will not be considered. All submissions should be double spaced, using size 12 fonts, and be in the English language. Each submission should include a brief (one A-4 page or less) biography of the presenters, including information regarding their current employer (university) and if appropriate, the doctoral granting institution and the date of obtaining their PhD degree (or anticipated date, in the case of doctoral candidates).

Successful applicants will be notified by the 15th March, 2012. Confirmation of acceptance of a place on the program must be made and received by the close of business on 31st March, 2012.

All participants must attend the entire program and are also encouraged to come to the reception on Tuesday evening 15th May 2012.

There is no fee for attending the program but participants must pay for their own travel and accommodation expenses during the program.

For more information about the program, please contact Assist. Prof. Dr. Kerem Sarioglu, keremsa@istanbul.edu.tr

About martinjquinn

I am an accounting academic, accountant and author based near Dublin, Ireland.
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