Conferences, seminars and events

We understand the dynamic nature of banking and finance practices and theories. Therefore, we are committed to facilitating the exchange of the most innovative ideas from the brightest minds.

Every year, we deliver a range of thought-provoking conferences and seminars. Our events have a collaborative atmosphere and are well-regarded among academics, students, alumni, and business managers. Our events provide students, academic staff and business professionals with the latest research and industry trends, plus an opportunity to form valuable networks.

Research seminar schedule 2019

Our research seminar series provide exposure to a wide range of topics, which encompass pure, as well as applied research. All staff, students, as well as interested members of the public, are invited to attend. Please refer to the table below for a full schedule of events.

For further information on our research seminar program, please contact Dr Phillip Drummond on



Professor Jean Helwege

Schools of Business, University of California, Riverside

Liquidity and Price Pressure in the Corporate Bond Market: Evidence from Mega-bonds


Professor Carole Comerton-Forde

UNSW Business School

Does Financial Market Structure Impact the Cost of Raising Capital?


Professor Robert Marquez

Graduate School of Management, University of California, Davis

Paper to be advised.


Professor Zhiguo He

Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

Paper to be advised.


Dr Yuri Tserlukevich

W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

Paper to be advised.


Professor Lilian Ng

Schulich Business School, York University

Paper to be advised.


Dr David H. Solomon

Carroll School of Management, Boston College

Paper to be advised.


Dr Federico Gavazzoni


Paper to be advised.


Associate Professor Jun Yang

Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

Paper to be advised.


Professor Bart Frijns

Auckland University of Technology

Paper to be advised.


Professor Patrick Verwijmeren

Erasmus School of Economics Erasmus University, Rotterdam

Paper to be advised.


Professor Xiaoyuan Yu

Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

Paper to be advised.



Ulrich Hege

Toulouse School of Economics

Activism Pressure and the Market for Corporate Assets


Galina Borisova Hale

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

The Rise in Home Currency Issuance


Darwin Choi

Department of Finance
CUHK Business School
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Effect of Superstar Firms on College Major Choice


Robert Faff

UQ Business School
The University Queensland

Asymmetric Modelling of Target Range and Adjustment Speed of Cash Holdings


Fangjian Fu

Lee Kong Chian School of Business
Singapore Management University

Paper to be advised.


Christian Lundblad

Kenan-Flagler Business School
The Univesrity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Paper to be advised.


Juhani Linnainmaa

USC Marshall School of Business
University of Southern California

Paper to be advised.


Phong Ngo

Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics
ANU College of Business and Economics

Paper to be advised.


Micah Officer

College of Business Administration
Loyola Marymount University

Paper to be advised.


Roger Edelen

Pamplin College of Business Administration
Virginia Tech University

Paper to be advised.


Michael Gofman

Simon School of Business
University of Rochester

Paper to be advised.

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