Research intensive meetings

Asset pricing
Banking and stability
Corporate finance
Market microstructure

Annual conference

Australia’s premier conference for finance researchers

AFA fine wine reception

Premier showcase and international networking event for Australian finance researchers

National PhD coursework program

A national program of coursework presented by the best research leaders

Helping young researchers succeed

Professional development programs specific to female researchers
Workshops and seminars for young researchers
PhD job market programs
Alumni networks

Master classes

Advanced classes presented by top international researchers

Research intensive meetings

Meetings are scheduled annually and aim to provide members with a deeper understanding of a specific area of research.
Meetings are open to all FIRN academic members.
Paper presentations are selective.
Please refer to each meetings call for papers for details.

National PhD courses and master classes

PhD students are able to access a portfolio of subject offerings that have been endorsed for quality and content at an international standard.

Enrolment is open to all PhD students at FIRN member universities without charge.

Annual conference

Premier family-friendly annual conference for finance researchers in Australia held at various iconic locations around the country.

Open to all FIRN academics and PhD students.

Researcher development programs for women and ECRs

A diversity strategy that is about helping women and early career researchers to develop professionally by providing access to senior research leaders, development workshops and seminars, peer support and mentorship.

Calendar

2016

2017

  • 6 January
    Australian Fine Wine reception at AFA, Chicago
  • 4-5 March
    National PhD course in Finance Theory presented by Professor Tom Smith (module 1) at University of Queensland
  • 10-11 March
    National PhD capstone course in Financial Econometrics presented by Professor Federico Nardari (module 1) at University of Melbourne
  • 1-2 April
    National PhD course in Finance Theory presented by Professor Tom Smith (module 2) at University of Queensland
  • 6-7 April
    FIRN Market Microstructure Research Group Meeting at UTS
  • 28-29 April
    National PhD capstone course in Financial Econometrics presented by Professor Federico Nardari (module 2) at University of Melbourne
  • 6-7 May
    National PhD course in Finance Theory presented by Professor Tom Smith (module 3) at University of Queensland
  • 20-21 May
    National PhD capstone course in Financial Econometrics presented by Professor Federico Nardari (module 3) at University of Melbourne
  • 15-16 June
    Corporate Finance Research Group Meeting at University of Adelaide
  • July
    PhD Masterclass – Corporate Finance presented by Professor Uday Rajan (University of Michigan) at University of Tasmania
  • 31 July – 1 August
    Banking & Stability Research Group Meeting at ANU
  • 4-5 August
    National PhD course in Market Microstructure presented by Professor Talis Putnins (module 1) at UTS
  • 12-13 August
    National PhD capstone course in Corporate Finance Theory presented by Professor Tim McQuade (Stanford) (module 1) at University of Sydney
  • 19-20 August
    National PhD capstone course in Corporate Finance Theory presented by Professor Tim McQuade (Stanford) (module 2) at University of Sydney
  • 26-27 August
    National PhD capstone course in Corporate Finance Theory presented by Professor Tim McQuade (Stanford) (module 3) at University of Sydney
  • 8-9 September
    National PhD course in Market Microstructure presented by Professor Talis Putnins (module 2) at UTS
  • 23 September – 1 October
    PhD Masterclass – Asset Pricing presented by Professor Michael Gallmeyer, University of Viriginia at University of South Australia
  • 13-14 October
    National PhD course in Market Microstructure presented by Professor Talis Putnins (module 3) at UTS
  • 1-2 November
    Asset Pricing Research Group Meeting at University of Melbourne
  • 16-18 November
    FIRN Annual Conference at Uluru, NT.