Dissertation Defense by Henning Christner
On June 12, Henning Christner from the Department of Accounting successfully defended his Ph.D dissertation entitled “The Valuable Organisation: A Study of How Activities are Calculated, Controlled and Made Valuable” . The discussant was Professor Kari Lukka, University of Turku.
Professor Emeritus Sven-Erik Johansson has passed away
Sven-Erik Johansson, Professor Emeritus at the Department of Accounting, passed away in June 2015 at the age of 91. Sven-Erik will be greatly missed by his colleagues at the department.
Niclas Hellman appointed new chairman of FRSC
Acting Professor Niclas Hellman at the Department of Accounting was recently appointed new Chairman of the Financial Reporting Standards Committee (FRSC) of European Accounting Association (EAA). The FRSC is responsible for liaising with the IASB (International Accounting Standards Board) and European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) on behalf of the EAA to facilitate the use of academic research in the standard-setting process and to ensure that the voice of the European academic community is heard. More information about the FRSC can be found at: http://www.eaa-online.org/r/default.asp?iId=FDGEGD
New Adjunct Professor in Accounting
As of July 1 Magnus Bild will have a position as an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Accounting. Magnus holds a Phd from SSE and left the department in the early 2000's. Magnus, who is an excellent teacher, will give a master course about financial communication, further strengthening our offering to SSE students. Welcome back Magnus!
Visiting Researcher from Uppsala University
During the spring of 2015, Cecilia Lindholm from Uppsala University will be a visiting researcher at the Department of Accounting.
Grants from Torsten Söderbergs Stiftelse
Johnny Lind (together with Fredrik Nilsson at Uppsala University and Bino Catasús at Stockholm University) has received 2.28 MSEK in grants from Torsten Söderbergs Stiftelse to finance ph.d-students within the research school in Accounting (FIRE) which is financed with grants from Handelsbankens Forskningsstiftelser.
Florian Eugster awarded Wallander scholarship
Florian Eugster, Assistant Professor at the Department of Accounting, has been awarded the Wallander scholarship from Handelsbanken Forskningsstiftelser. Congratulations!
Dissertation Defense by Eva Hagbjer
Eva Hagbjer from the Department of Accounting will defend a Ph.D dissertation entitled “Navigating a Network of Competing Demands: Accountability as Issue Formulation and Role Attribution across Organisational Boundaries” on December 10.
The defense takes place in room 720 at 13:15 on Wednesday December 10.
The discussant is Professor Inger Johanne Pettersen, Trondheim Business School.
Kenth Skogsvik elected to IVA
SSE Professor Kenth Skogsvik was recently elected along six others to Kungl. Ingenjörsvetenskapsakademien, IVA. Congratulations!
Visiting ph.d-student from Japan
Between August and March, ph.d-student Shuichi Inoue from Kyoto University will visit the department.