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15 May 2016

Matthew Hall with Anette Mikes and Yuval Millo awarded the David Solomons Prize for their paper 'How do risk managers become influential? A field study of toolmaking in two financial institutions' which appeared in Management Accounting Research. The £1000 prize is sponsored by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). The David Solomons prize is awarded for the best article in each annual volume of Management Accounting Research. The winning paper is determined by votes from members of the Editorial Board.

13 May 2016

Professor Michael Power was awarded the degree of 'Doctor of Economics Honoris Causa' by Turku School of Economics, Finland on 13 May 2016. The Honorary Doctorate is in recognition of his outstanding international research record and significant contributions from conducting interdisciplinary research in the areas of risk management, auditing and corporate governance.

22 April 2016

The Prize for the Best Paper in the ECGI Finance Working Paper Series was awarded to Professor Ane Tamayo and her co-authors Karl Lins (University of Utah) and Henri Servaes (London Business School) for their paper on ‘Social Capital, Trust, and Firm Performance during the Financial Crisis’.  The Finance Prize is sponsored by Standard Life Investments and was presented to the authors during the ECGI Annual Meeting held in London on the 22 April 2016. 

21 April 2016

Professor Alnoor Bhimani discusses how digital technologies will alter management in the next decade 
Professor Bhimani delivered a speech at the Lahore School of Management Sciences (LUMS) in Pakistan on 21 April 2016 on 'Digitisation and the coming transformation of management'. More.

14 April 2016

Professor Alnoor Bhimani speaks in Sydney Australia
Professor Bhimani delivered an address at The University of Technology Sydney on 31 March 2016 on 'Accounting and Digitisation: Research opportunities and challenges'. More.  

12 March 2016

St. James's Place Academy Prize for academic excellence in Accounting
The St. James's Place Academy Prize in Accounting celebrates the achievements of two students on the MSc Accounting, Organisations and Institutions programme. The SJP Academy Prize (£500 for each student) is being awarded to the two students who achieve the highest marks in their essays. More.


LSE Accounting & Finance does well in 2016 QS World University Rankings. No.4 globally, No.1 in UK

18 February 2016

Professor Bhimani speaks on accounting in the digital era

4 February 2016

CARR project receives ESRC funding under the prestigious Open Research Area award scheme

18 December 2015

The BlackRock Research Prize for best paper on capital markets, funds management, and mutual funds was awarded to doctoral student Hami Amiraslani and Professor Ane Tamayo for their paper “Corporate Social Responsibility and the Agency Cost of Debt during the Financial Crisis” with Professor Karl Lins (University of Utah) and Professor Henri Servaes (London Business School). The award was presented to the authors during the Australasian Finance and Banking Conference at the Institute of Global Finance of the University of New South Wales in December 2015.

11 November 2015

Professor Wim A Van der Stede spoke at the CGMA 2015 Annual Awards and CFO Forum, then at Sun Yat-Sen University, and he also gave the opening keynote at the China Journal of Accounting Studies

19 October 2015

Professor Mike Power discusses his report on Risk culture in financial organisations

15 September 2015

Professor Wim Van der Stede speaks on recorded video in Atlanta on his experiences with the AAA at the AAA's Centennial

16 August 2015

Dr Matthew Hall's lecture-flipping for AC310

7 August 2015

Professor Wim Van der Stede's luncheon session at AAA Annual Meeting 2015

1 July 2015

Dr Vasiliki Athanasakou awarded the Best Young Researcher Award

4 June 2015

Professor Peter Miller awarded honorary doctorate

31 May 2015

Dr Omiros Georgiou awarded ICAS grant

29 May 2015

JAPP Conference 2015

6 May 2015

LSE Student Union Teaching Awards 2015

1-2 May 2015

40 years of Accounting, Organizations and Institutions

7 January 2015

REF success for Accounting as part of the Business and Management submission which was ranked first in REF 2014.

Professor Mike Power’s Research Impact Case Study featured among LSE’s REF 2014 Impact submission.

16 December 2014

An interview with Professors Peter Miller and Mike Power on what what motivated them to write their article entitled  “Accounting, Organizing and Economizing: Connecting Accounting Research and Organization Theory”, in The Academy of Management Annals (2013).

29 November 2014

Professor Wim Van der Stede gives keynote the Shanghai National Accounting Institute

21 November 2014

LSE Public Lecture: Professor Alnoor Bhimani in conversation with Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus

18-19 October 2014

Graduate Weekend 2014

20 August 2014

Visiting Professor Wayne Landsman receives 2014 Outstanding Educator Award

10 August 2014

Edinburgh Culture Visit

2-6 August 2014

Professor Jorgensen shared two dissertation supervision awards at the 2014 AAA

2 August 2014

Professor Van der Stede received runner-up AAA Notable Contribution to Management Accounting Literature Award

9 June 2014

In Memoriam: Professor Ted O'Leary 1950-2014

27 May 2014

Dr Andrea Mennicken delivers opening key speech at the 35th Congress of the AFC

27 May 2014

LSE Teaching Awards 2014

25 April 2014

Professor Alnoor Bhimani speaks on 'The Allure of the Big Data'

3 April 2014

Professor Mike Power presents the RJ Chambers Research Lecture

27 March 2014

Dr Stefano Cascino awarded ICAS grant

21 March 2014

Professor Peter Miller awarded Honorary Doctorate at Copenhagen Business School

6-7 March 2014

"Numbers from the Bottom Up" workshop

22 January 2014

Dr Stefano Cascino presents to the IASB

24 October 2013

Professor Alnoor Bhimani co-presents the annual PD Leake lecture

23 August 2013

Two new Professors join the Department

31 July 2013

Dr Andrea Mennicken and Professor Wim Van der Stede nominated for the LSE Student Union Teaching Awards

27 July 2013

New publication by Dr Matthew Hall: Harvard Business Review

24 June 2013

Professor Alnoor Bhimani speaks at the Fundación Ramón Areces

20 May 2013

Professor Van der Stede joins the AAA Task Force on Global Engagement

2 May 2013

LSE Teaching Blog: Law and Accounting Cafe

4 April 2013

Dr Gerben Bakker wins prestigious Ralph Gomory prize

25 January 2013

Professor Michael Power awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Uppsala, Sweden

8 November 2012   

Risk Culture in Financial Organisations: an interim report 

6 November 2012

Department hosts public lecture “Accounting Harmonisation and Global Economic Consequences” 

20-21 October 2012 

Graduate Weekend in Cambridge 2012 

18 October 2012

Feedback innovations and practices 

11 October 2012

Professor Alnoor Bhimani delivers keynote speech at the UK-China Business Finance Forum at House of Lords 

1 October 2012 

The Department welcomes Visiting Professor Peter Holgate 

6 September 2012

Professor Richard Macve presents plenary session of the BAFA South West Regional Group 

30 August 2012 

Professor Richard Macve participats in discussion panels at the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting

7 August 2012

Visiting Professor Wayne Landsman receives 2012 AAA Literature Award


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24 June 2013

7th LSE/LUMS/MBS Conference

13-14 June 2013

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25 May 2012

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27 June 2011

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31 March 2011

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