Drive creativity

Our research at the Adelaide Business School isn’t just world-standard. In many cases, it’s rated above it*.

*Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) 2018

Research Events

We are committed to sharing ideas, developing our staff and research students, and attracting academic and industry leaders from across the world.

Our major research strengths are in the following five fields:


Our accounting research focuses on collecting and analysing information to drive business performance, and scrutinising governance mechanisms and accountability structures within and outside organisations.


Research here investigates the characteristics and behaviour of successful entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial teams, new-venture creation and performance, firm innovation and growth, and entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems.

Finance and Banking

We analyse mergers and acquisitions, corporate financing and investment policies, payout policies, banking, funds management and risk management.


Topics explored include the socioeconomic impact of various project management methods, systems, and the human aspects of cyber security.


Our marketing research includes work in the fields of engagement, value co-creation, business networks and wine business. 

Interested in postgraduate research with us?

We offer research opportunities at the master’s and PhD levels. Our higher-degree-by-research (HDR) programs are benchmarked with other Go8 universities, and all HDR students are supervised by experts in the field to ensure high-quality, internationally competitive research outcomes. If you’re interested in accounting, finance and banking, management, marketing and/or entrepreneurship, then consider furthering your research career with us.

Higher degrees by research