Personal details

Name
Dr Sue Taylor
Position(s)
Lecturer
QUT Business School,
Accountancy
Discipline *
Accounting, Auditing and Accountability
Phone
+61 7 3138 5136
Fax
+61 7 3138 1812
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
ORCID iD
Qualifications

PhD (The University of Melbourne), MBus (Queensland University of Technology)

Keywords

Intercultural Competencies and Diversity, International Accounting, Political Economics, Superannuation Regulation, Superannuation Performance

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

While at QUT, Sue has been extensively involved in:

  • developing and implementing the School of Accountancy’s generic skills program;
  • teaching in both Financial Accounting and Financial Accounting Issues;
  • establishing two new subjects in International Accounting at both the UG and PG levels which focus on current international business issues in: IFRS-based, external financial accounting, reporting, disclosure, regulation and enforcement – across the major cultural groupings of Anglo Saxon, Germanic/Latin, Asian, the Middle East and Africa; international comparative auditing, international corporate governance, international taxation and major foreign currency issues;  and
  • the embedding of both reflective practices and peer review processes at both the UG and PG level utilising the innovative, web-based, PRAZE, peer review technology from the University of Melbourne.

Sue is an active researcher, firstly, in both financial accounting and superannuation related issues and regularly presents papers at conferences. Secondly Sue is actively engaged in accounting education research – with a particular focus on student peer review learning and reflective practices and has presented a range of papers at both national and international conferences in Higher Education. Multiple research outcomes were successfully achieved in 2014 with co-authors, Associate Professor Mary Ryan (QUT, Kelvin Grove, Faculty of Education) and Senior Fellow Jon Pearce, Faculty of Information Systems, University of Melbourne.
Research interests

  • international , external, financial accounting, reporting, disclosure, regulation and enforcement within a cross-cultural, IFRS-based context;
  • occupational superannuation regulation within a political economics framework; and
  • accounting education.

BackgroundPrior to her position at QUT, Sue was employed in a variety of accounting and internal auditing roles in:

  • public and chartered accountancy firms
  • public companies in the building and retail industries.

Highlights

  • 2013, 2014: Superannuation Research – Completed a range of superannuation-related conferences/presentations/research seminars and a major submission to the Australian Government – ‘Better Regulation’ Review – 14th February 2014.
  • 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014:  Accounting Education Research – Completed a range of National and International Conference Papers; Awarded  a QUT T & L Grant;  Achieved Two Successful Publications in 2014  including an A Journal Article.
  • 2009 and 2012: Awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Performance Award  – In recognition of a significant and superior contribution to the work of the University.
  •  2009 and 2012: Lecture of the Year Awards – Top Ten QUT Lecturers.
  • 2008: attained a PhD from The University of Melbourne in the field of superannuation regulation – nominated for the Outstanding Doctoral Thesis of the Year Award.
  • 2005: awarded a Faculty of Business Teaching Award for innovative teaching practices.
This information has been contributed by Dr Sue Taylor.

Teaching

Teaching interests

  • developing and implementing the School of Accountancy’s generic skills program;
  • teaching in both Financial Accounting and Financial Accounting Issues;
  • establishing two new subjects in International Accounting at both the UG and PG levels which focus on current international business issues in: IFRS-based, external financial accounting, reporting, disclosure, regulation and enforcement – across the major cultural groupings of Anglo Saxon, Germanic/Latin, Asian, the Middle East and Africa; international comparative auditing, international corporate governance, international taxation and major foreign currency issues;
  • the embedding of both reflective practices and peer review processes at both the UG and PG level utilising the innovative, web-based, PRAZE, peer review technology from the University of Melbourne;
  • current national and international developments/reforms/issues in accounting for superannuation funds, regulatory theory (superannuation-related/political economics), and accounting for employee benefits

 

This information has been contributed by Dr Sue Taylor.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2016
Details
Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, recognition reference number: PR117220 - awarded the 11th November, 2016 - HEA Fellowship is an international recognition of a commitment to professionalism in teaching and learning in higher education and demonstrates that your practice is aligned with the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF).
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2016
Details
Completed - 09-Nov-2016 International Journal Review - European Journal of Higher Education.
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2016
Details
2016 International Journal Review Completed, Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education - April, 2016.
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2016
Details
2016 International Journal Review Completed, Reflective Practice. March 2016.
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2016
Details
International Journal Review - Completed 1st December, 2016 - manuscript for Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education Journal.
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2015
Details
Awarded the 2015 QUT Best Higher Education Publication Interdisciplinary Award for the paper, Enhanced student learning in accounting utilising web-based technology, peer-review feedback and reflective practices: a learning community approach to assessment. The selection panel, chaired by Professor Mandy Thomas, Executive Dean Creative Industries Faculty, was most impressed by the quality of the work. Dr Sue Taylor (Lead Author), Professor Mary Ryan (Faculty of Education, QUT - KG), Senior Fellow Jon Pearce (University of Melbourne - Department of Information Technology)
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2015
Details
Showcase of Excellent Leadership, Policy and/or Practice - Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia 2015 - Learning for Life and Work in a Complex World Tuesday, 7th July - Title - Enhancing student learning utilising web-based technology, peer review feedback and reflective practices: A learning community approach to assessment (#38) Sue M Taylor 1 , Mary E Ryan 2 , Jon Pearce 3
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2015
Details
QUT Vice Chancellor's Performance Award - 2015 - In recognition of a significant and superior contribution to the work of the university.
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2014
Details
Uni Super University Lecturer of the Year 2014 - Top Ten QUT Lecturers
Type
Other
Reference year
2014
Details
A joint submission with Associate Professor Anthony Asher - UNSW - to the Australian Government - 'Better Regulation' Review - 14th February 2014.