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Assoc Prof Syed Shams

Name Syed Shams
Position Associate Professor (Accounting and Finance)
Section School of Business
Office A312
Location Springfield Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4551
Extension 4551
Email
Qualifications BBusAdm Dhaka , MBA Dhaka , PhD Monash
Homepage https://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=VvBs5bIAAAAJ&hl=en&authuser=1
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  • Finance ( 150201 )
  • Finance ( 350202 )
  • Banking ( 350200 )

Banking, Finance and Investment not elsewhere classified
2021 USQ Research Capacity Building Grant scheme; Awarded $10,510.50 for project titled ‘Do Digital Financial Services Improve the Social Welfare: A Global Evidence?’
2021 Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Mid-career Research Grant; Awarded $5531 for project titled ‘CFO financial expertise, financial constraints and COVID-19 pandemic: An international evidence’
2020 Extraordinary Research Funding Round, University of Wollongong Australia; Awarded $6500 for project titled ‘Economic policy uncertainty, renewable energy consumption and CO2 emissions: A global perspective’
2020 Financial Planning Education Council Award; Apply for $10,000 Selected in first round ‘Financial planning advice following the Royal Commission: A review of the impact on financial advice business and delivery models’
2019 Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Mid-career Research Grant; Awarded $4,000 for the project titled ‘Can news sentiment prior to acquisition announcement affect acquisition success and efficiency?’
2019 Publication Excellence Award Awarded $250 for publishing top Q1 article in ‘Higher Education Research and Development’. SNIP 1.812.
2018 Excellence Award for Advancing Student Learning; Awarded $5,000 grant for financial support for advancing student learning.
2018 USQ Level Learning and Teaching (L&T) Citation – Employability in the Curriculum Category; Awarded $2,000 grant of financial support for advancing student learning.
2018 USQ Best Poster Award; Awarded for embedding and showcasing best practice L&T initiative ‘Success in Maths for FINANCE: Investing in Maths Skills to Gain Success’ voted the winner through the Tech Demonstrators’ program app Socrative.
2018 AFAANZ Research Grant Scheme; Awarded $1,500 for attendance at a Research Grant Workshop held in Sydney.
2018 Academic Development & Outside Studies Program; Awarded $4,000 for sustained research outside the university to complete the proposed research project.
2017 USQ Early Career L&T Staff Scholarship; Awarded $10,000 to implement a project titled ‘Resolving the numeracy gap of many learners enrolled in finance courses by creating targeted workshops and interactive activities’.
2017 Academic Development & Outside Studies Program; Awarded $2,500 to complete the existing research projects.
2016 Best Teaching Award; Awarded based on the highest teaching evaluation score (4.67 out of 5.00) with a significant response rate
2017 Best Learning &Teaching Poster Award; ‘Being Industry Ready Graduates through Bloomberg Market Concept (BMC)’: voted the winner through the Tech Demonstrators’ program app Socrative
2016 Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Mid-career Research Grant; Awarded $4,500 for the project titled ‘Financial Readability and Mergers and Acquisitions’.
2015 SIRCA Young Researchers Workshop Award; Awarded travel grant to one of the top ten researchers from Australia and New Zealand to present paper in University of Sydney.
2015 JCAE Travel Award; Awarded travel grant to attend the Plenary Session of the Annual Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics (JCAE) Symposium held at Monash University, Kuala Lumpur on 9-10 January 2015.


AFAANZ Member


Member, Institute of Public Accountants


  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)

FIN1101 Corporate Finance
FIN1103 Financial Markets


5 Years


Learning and Teaching Coordinator, School of Commerce, University of Southern Queensland


  • Finance ( 150201 )
  • Finance ( 350202 )
  • Banking ( 350200 )