Research

The Research School of Accounting is home to world-class research that spans interdisciplinary projects and targeted areas within research groups and centres. In addition to the strength of our educational offerings, we aim to engage with industry and inform their practices and regulations.


Regulations for financial reporting and audit companies have huge flow-on effects for the market and firms around the world. Our research tests and informs those regulations.

Read more about the impact of audit and financial reporting regulations.

Research centre

The Australian National Centre for Audit and Assurance Research (ANCAAR) provides a focus for leading research in auditing and assurance services.

Research groups

Corporations, Governance and Society (CGS)

The CGS Research Group has multidisciplinary interests in researching issues in corporate governance and corporate social responsibility, emphasising the governance of relationships between corporations and their stakeholders through institutions, markets and regulation.

Public Sector Accounting (PSA)

The PSA Research Group has been established to promote research in public sector accounting and related areas, and encourages innovation through cross-disciplinary research.

ANU College of Business and Economics Research

Find out more about the latest research from the College, our Research Centres and partnership opportunities.