News from Robert Gordon University http://www.rgu.ac.uk/dmNews/feedRSS Latest News from Robert Gordon University feeds Accounting as a force for good - the subject of first RGU Professorial Lecture http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=30599240-C9F0-11E7-B0960050569D752C Professor Louise Crawford, Director of Research at Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Aberdeen Business School, will explore how politics and power can influence accounting practice, in the context of globalisation, when she delivers the opening Professorial Lecture in RGU’s latest series. Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:31:00 GMT http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=30599240-C9F0-11E7-B0960050569D752C RGU’s Professor Gammie reappointed to global accountancy standards board http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=A927B820-A9A5-11E7-B933005056997A0C Professor Elizabeth Gammie, Head of RGU's Aberdeen Business School, has been reappointed to the prestigious International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB). Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:17:00 GMT http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=A927B820-A9A5-11E7-B933005056997A0C OPINION: The importance of collaboration http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=84F63E20-9EBC-11E7-B933005056997A0C In our latest Friends of the Scotsman article, Fionnuala Cousins writes about the importance of collaboration in modern academia. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:03:00 GMT http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=84F63E20-9EBC-11E7-B933005056997A0C OPINION: Are you addicted to your mobile phone http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=D10C35D0-9DD6-11E7-B933005056997A0C The UK is now a ‘smartphone society,’ with over 80% of the population having access to one. Smartphones have overtaken laptops and ipads as our number one go-to device – and we access them all the time. A third of us wake up in the middle of the night to check our phone. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:39:00 GMT http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=D10C35D0-9DD6-11E7-B933005056997A0C Chelsea is recipient of 2017 AAB accounting award http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=2DEE9D90-9249-11E7-B658005056997A0C Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP, one of the leading independent firms of Chartered Accountants + Business Advisors in the UK, sponsors of The Robert Gordon University Best Final Year Student in Accounting and Finance BA (Hons), has awarded the 2017 prize to Chelsea Robertson. Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:47:00 GMT http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=2DEE9D90-9249-11E7-B658005056997A0C More organisations sign up for RGU’s pioneering work-based learning degrees http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=B2B36FB0-8E3E-11E7-AB920050569D752C NHS Grampian and EnerMech have become the latest organisations to sign up to RGU's pioneering Graduate Level Apprenticeships (GLAs). Fri, 01 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=B2B36FB0-8E3E-11E7-AB920050569D752C Big Apple beckons for RGU grad Emily http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=EDB26F20-88BD-11E7-A0DE005056997A0C RGU graduate Emily Smith is looking forward to an exciting year ahead when she flies off to New York later this month after being accepted for a place on the Mountbatten Institute’s work-based learning programme. Thu, 24 Aug 2017 11:18:00 GMT http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=EDB26F20-88BD-11E7-A0DE005056997A0C OPINION: Why social media can be good for teenagers http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=ADB150C0-87EC-11E7-9C7C0050569D752C In her latest column for the Press and Journal Professor Sarah Pedersen outlines why social media can be good for teenagers Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:20:00 GMT http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=ADB150C0-87EC-11E7-9C7C0050569D752C Top 5 tips for studying during online distance learning courses http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=C7583650-83F6-11E7-9C7C0050569D752C Online distance learning courses give students the flexibility and opportunity to study. Take a look at our top tips for studying during an online distance learning course at Robert Gordon University. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:22:00 GMT http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=C7583650-83F6-11E7-9C7C0050569D752C EIC and RGU announce Rising Star MBA Award http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=D62538D0-8352-11E7-9C7C0050569D752C The EIC (Energy Industries Council) is proud to partner with Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) MBA programme at Aberdeen Business School to present the EIC Rising Star MBA Award, a brand new initiative designed to develop leaders of tomorrow in the oil and gas sector. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:49:00 GMT http://www.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=D62538D0-8352-11E7-9C7C0050569D752C