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Contact Details

Phone: 01212043514

Email Address: u.riaz@aston.ac.uk

Room Number: ABS 425    


Aston University (United Kingdom)
Lecturer in Accounting

Research Interests

Islamic Accounting and Finance, Ethical Issues and Accountability
Earning Management, Corporate Social Responsibility and Critical Accounting

PhD Supervision

Current Supervision
Saba Ishaq Role of Islamic Finance in Bridging the Funding Gaps of SMEs in Pakistan

Membership of Professional Bodies

Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (Associate member)

British Accounting and Finance Association, British Academy of Management

Chartered Management Institute


Administrative Roles

Editorial Media Interview for Business Because (2019)
Developing Employability and International Marketing MSc Acc & Fin (2019)
Programme Director MSc Accounting & Finance (2018 - present)
Member of Research Committee (2018- present)
Member of Aston Business School Curriculum Development Committee (2017 - 2018)
Academic Programme and Module Board Representative of the Department of Accounting (2015 - 2017)
Member of the PhD Assessment Review Panel (2015 - 2017)
Member of the Research Committee of the Department of Accounting (2015 - 2016)
Ph.D. Student Supervisor (2015 - 2017)
Ph.D. Accounting Admission Selector (2016 - 2019)


Extra Mile Award for Engaging and Inspiring Teacher (Commended Nominee) (2017)
Extra Mile Award for Researcher of the year (Commended Nominee) (2017)
Dean’s Award for Exceptional Contribution (Commended Nominee) (2016)

Education/Academic qualification


Award Date: 23 Jan 2017

PhD, University of Dundee

Award Date: 15 Oct 2015

MSc, University of Dundee

Award Date: 13 Oct 2009

External positions

External Examiner, Arab Open University

External Examiner, University of Huddersfield


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