Welcome from the Associate Dean
Associate Professor Cynthia Webster
Welcome to the 6th annual Higher Degree Research EXPO in the Faculty of Business and Economics. This research intensive day brings together early career researchers, academic colleagues and industry partners to promote and advance research in the Faculty of Business and Economics.
EXPO 2010 opens with a keynote by Dr David Skellern, CEO of National ICT Australia (NICTA), successful entrepreneur and former Macquarie University Professor of Electronics. Six concurrent sessions follow with over 60 PhD candidates presenting their current research projects. Presentations this year cover a diverse range of topics, including: Financial and Environmental Risk, Sustainability, Economic Development, Corporate Governance, International Financial Reporting Standards, Trade Innovation, Creativity, Entrepreneurship, Cultural Value, Relationship Marketing, Branding, Social Media, and Human Resource Management. EXPO concludes with an awards ceremony recognising “Best Presentation in Session”, “Service to Higher Degree Research” and “Excellence in Supervision”.
An enormous amount of work goes into organising the EXPO each year. Our most sincere thanks and appreciation go to everyone for their involvement and support of Higher Degree Research in the Faculty of Business and Economics.
Associate Dean Higher Degree Research
Faculty of Business and Economics