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Dr Gavin D'Northwood

Associate Professor in Accounting, MSc Accounting Programme Director

LL.B, BA, MSc, PG.Cert, Ed.D, ACMA, CGMA, SFHEA


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Associate Professor in Accounting, MSc Accounting Programme Director in the Business SchoolR205+44 (0) 191 33 45905
Research Student in the School of Education  

Biography

Gavin, an Associate Professor in Accounting and Chartered Management Accountant, joined the Business School in September 2012 following several years as a Senior Lecturer at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. 

Currently Programme Director for MSc Accounting for Durham University Business School, Gavin has held accounting examiner positions for the Association of International Accountants (AIA), the Chartered Institute of Public Finance Accountants (CIPFA) and Sheffield University Management School. Gavin has previously enjoyed a career spanning audit and financial management with NatWest Bank plc, The Legal Services Commission and the National Health Service. Gavin's main teaching areas comprise business law and financial reporting.

Mini Biography

Gavin, an Associate Professor in Accounting and Chartereed Management Accountant, joined the Business School in September 2012 following several years as a Senior Lecturer at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University.

Research interests

  • Budgeting/performance management in the National Health Service
  • Linguistic analysis of corporate reporting
  • Accounting education

Publications

Conference Paper

  • D'Northwood, G (2022), Business school academics and critical thinking – a practical concept, British Accounting & Finance Association (BAFA) Accounting Education SIG Annual International Conference 2022. Glasgow, Scotland.
  • D'Northwood, G (2022), PeerWise as a mechanism for collaborative learning and formative assessment, British Accounting & Finance Association (BAFA) Accounting Education SIG Annual International Conference 2022.
  • D'Northwood, G (2019), A phenomenographic study of critical thinking: conceptualisation and operationalisation in assessment practices, British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) Accounting Education SIG Annual Conference 2019. Ghent, Belgium..
  • D'Northwood, G. (2019), The highs and lows of phenomenographic research, Imagining Better Education Conference. Durham University, PGR Education.
  • D'Northwood, G. (2019), A phenomenographic study of critical thinking and assessment in higher education, Imagining Better Education Conference 2019. Durham University, PGR Education.
  • D'Northwood, G. (2017), A phenomenographic study of critical thinking: conceptualisation and operationalisation in assessment practices, Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Newer and Early Career Researchers Conference 5th December 2017. Newport, Wales.
  • D'Northwood, G. (2015), A comparative linguistic analysis of statements by the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in BP plc’s published annual report of 2010, British Accounting & Finance Association Financial Reporting and Business Communication. Bristol, British Accounting and Finance Association, Bristol.

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