Business School Professor receives award from BAFA

Published: 11 May 2012

Professor Vivien Beattie has received the Distinguished Academic Award from the Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA)

Vivienne Beattie  At the national conference of the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) in April, Professor Vivien Beattie, Professor of Accounting within the Business School, was awarded the prestigious Distinguished Academic Award (DAA) for 2012. The award is made annually to an individual who has made a substantial and direct contribution to UK academic accounting and finance life, through research, teaching and public service.

Previous recipients include leading UK academics such as Geoff Whittington (Cambridge), Anthony Hopwood (Said Business School, Oxford) and Michael Bromwich (LSE).

The chief responsibility of the award-holder is to present a plenary paper at the BAFA Annual Conference subsequent to the Annual Conference at which the award is given. Subject to appropriate editing, it is expected that the paper presented will appear, as an invited paper, in the British Accounting Review in the March issue of the calendar year following presentation.

First published: 11 May 2012

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