UOWD’s Dr Khairul Kamarudin recognized for accounting achievements with CIMA Research Excellence Award
Tuesday, 10 January, 2023
Dr Khairul Kamarudin, Associate Professor at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), has received the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Research Excellence Award 2022 for his contribution and efforts in the field of management accounting and research.
The award marks a milestone in UOWD’s research capabilities and is a testament to the university’s commitment to research as well as a reflection of the faculty’s calibre. UOWD was selected amid a pool of more than 600 nominees from around the world and in the fields of teaching and research.
Commenting on the milestone, Dr Khairul Kamarudin said: "The CIMA Research Excellence Award 2022 (Global Distinguish Contribution) has been a defining moment in my professional development. Not only does it enhance my resume, but it also expands my professional experiences and global relationships. This award is a crucial step in maintaining my excellent professional trajectory."
Dr Kamarudin was one of the driving forces behind UOWD's successful bid for the research excellence award. The award selection process included a comprehensive and thorough assessment of the provided research output, impact, and engagement with the business community.
The award was bestowed based on Dr Kamarudin’s pioneering research and expertise on contemporary accounting, which integrated several important and supportive elements including gender diversity, sustainability, and ESG reporting.
The outcome of study spearheaded by Dr Kamarudin has had a significant impact on both the profession and society. The study was also endorsed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India as reading material for its faculty, students, and members.
UOWD has a long history of producing world-class research and this award is further evidence of the university's commitment to academic excellence.