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Research links and partnerships
The Faculty of Business and Law is committed to expanding its local, national and international research links. Our researchers work in collaboration with businesses, other Universities, industry bodies and government on innovative applied and theoretical research studies.
- Associate Professor Peter Standen from the School of Management undertook a study on Information and Communications Technology (ICTs), with core funding from the European Commission's Information Society Technologies Program,
- Dr Paul Jackson from the School of Management is undertaking research on Virtual Organising and Knowledge Transformation Processes with the Luigi Boccini University, Denmark
- Visiting Professor Jacqueline Tombs of Glasgow Caledonian University is working with the Sellenger Centre for Research in Law, Justice and Policing on violence prevention,
- The School of Marketing, Tourism and Leisure has links with Auburn University, Alabama; and
- Visiting Associate Professor Martin O'Neil, has presented free public lectures on service quality, as well as sharing his expertise with staff and research students.
- Professor David Allen and Associate Professor Robert Powell are collaborating with international partner investigators: Professor Michael McAleer, from Erasmus University and the Tinbergen Institute, Holland; Professor Lyn Thomas from the University of Southampton and Professor James Taylor from Said Business School, Oxford University, England. The research team are working on the research project: New methods for modelling and forecasting risk. This project is funded by the Australian Research Council's Discovery Projects scheme and will run from 2011 to the middle of 2014.
- Dr Margaret Giles from the School of Accounting, Finance and Economics is a member of the Meta-Analysis in Economics Research Network (MAER-Net) and is the Chair of the 2012 MAER-Net Colloquium organising committee. MAER-Net is an international network of scholars committed to improving economic science through meta-analysis.
- The Sellenger Centre is collaborating with Professor Ray Bull from the University of Leicester on a range of research projects.
- Securities Industry Research Centre (SIRCA), an Australia wide centre researching in a wide range of areas related to securities markets, financial services and the managed funds industry,
- Financial Integrity Research Network (FIRN), a collaboration of 12 Australian universities, research centres, industry and government representatives, researching the integrity and efficiency of the Australian Financial System. This network was funded by the Australian Research Council, and is now funded by member contributions.
- Enterprise Information Infrastructure (EII) Network, a network funded by the Australian Research Council, targeting consolidated research towards the comprehensive development and establishment of advanced information infrastructures.
- The Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) is a research partner on the Drug Use Monitoring Australia project.
- The University of Wollongong, Griffith University, University of Sydney, University of Melbourne and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
- The Sellenger Centre is collaborating with Professor Donald Thomson from Deakin University on a range of research projects.
- Strong links have been formed with the Western Australian Police Service, WA Department of Corrective Services, WA Fisheries Department, local governments, including the Cities of Joondalup, Wanneroo, Swan, Armadale and Gosnells.
- We also collaborate with educational institutions such as Curtin University and the University of Western Australia and the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research.
- Our business partners include Alcoa, Bank West, and the Government Employees Superannuation Board.
- Dr Margaret Giles from the School of Accounting, Finance and Economics is the ECU representative on the committee of the Economics Society of Australia (WA) and on its organising committee for the 2013 Conference of Economists.
- Working together in research
- Working together in research