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Celebrating our Researchers

Collaborative Research Forum
Friday, October 26, 2018
1:30 - 2:30pm
AU Edmonton North, Room 260 or via Adobe Connect and
teleconference: 1.855.228.6652 //Participant code: 444430

Please join us as Dr. Walid Belassi, AU's Faculty of Business, presents, "Forecasting the Stock’s Price to Book Value in Emerging Markets Using Accounting Information: An Applied Study".

Despite extensive literature and numerous published articles in the area of value relevance of accounting information, the majority of studies have been conducted on large and developed capital markets. Research on the value relevance of accounting information in emerging markets has been greatly overlooked. To bridge the gap, this study investigates the relationship between the accounting information (represented in financial ratios, F-score and M-score) and stock price represented in the ratio of price to book value (PBV) per share and price-earnings (PE) ratio. In order to shed light on the significant variables in emerging markets, this study examines the cement sector in Saudi Arabia.

Research Webinar
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm
AU Edmonton, Room 1222 or via Skype

Did you know that AU researchers are working with Postdoctoral Fellows?

Please join Dr. Junye Wang and his team of postdoctoral fellows as they present the work they have been doing in the Athabasca River Basin. The Athabasca River Basin (ARB) is an ecologically and economically significant resource for the development and sustainability of northern Alberta communities. In recent years, the team has made efforts to develop a multi-scale modeling framework of integrated terrestrial and aquatic systems for analyzing and predicting the water quality, agroecosystem and greenhouse gas emission in the ARB.

Dr. Wang and his team have successfully simulated fresh water resources, sediment and erosion, water quality, carbonaceous biochemical oxygen demand and, greenhouse gas emissions and pollutants as well as the impact of climate change on the river basin environment.

External Funding Agency Webinars


Discovery Grant - Submission of an Application
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Partnership Development Grants
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Partnership Grants - Stage 1
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Connection Grants
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 11am - 1pm MT via Adobe Connect

Refer to specific funding opportunity on ResearchNet

Research Grant Writing Workshop

The AU Research Centre recently hosted a research grant writing workshop. Thank you to those who attended this informative session.

The workshop slides are posted here to assist those interested in applying to external agencies for research funds.

Title: Wisdom of the Grant-Writing Masters

In this workshop, we’ll examine grant-writing strategies used by researchers who have long histories of success in research funding competitions. We’ll focus on types of advance preparation that are essential to preparing a strong grant proposal. We’ll also look briefly at writing style for a proposal and at the key step of getting useful feedback on your draft proposal.

A little about our workshop leader...

Cathy McPhalen has been mentoring researchers on grant applications in the Faculty of Health Disciplines at AU since 2013, through the AU Research Centre since 2014, and with the Grant Assist Program at the University of Alberta since 2010. Her goal in this work is to help AU researchers increase their success in provincial and national grant competition.




Updated October 17 2018 by Research

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