Mr Michael Farrell

Michael Farrell


Accounting, Finance, & Information Systems
Office 3.20, O'Rahilly Building
Cork University Business School
Cork University Business School

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Michael Farrell is a College Lecturer in Accounting at Cork University Business School. He is a Chartered Accountant and possesses a number of years industry and practice experience. Michael primarily teaches financial reporting but has also taught modules relating to management accounting, corporate governance, and ethics. His research areas of interest are financial reporting, performance measurement systems, and accounting education.

Grants and Honours

  • 01/09/2021 - Doctoral Funding Award, Irish Accounting and Finance Association (IAFA) 
  • 01/05/2019 - EAA PhD Forum Award, Irish Accounting and Finance Association (IAFA) 
  • 01/05/2018 - Doctoral Funding Award, Irish Accounting and Finance Association (IAFA) 
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Other Activities

  • 01/12/2020 - New Directions in Management Accounting Conference
  • 01/12/2020 - Irish Accounting & Finance Association Doctoral Colloquium
  • 23/05/2020 - European Accounting Association Doctoral Colloquium
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Pedagogic Experiences

  • 2020 - Financial Accounting Fundamentals, Cork University Business School
  • 2020 - Financial Reporting for Groups, Cork University Business School
  • 2019 - Consolidated Financial Statements and Reporting, University College Cork, BSc (Hons) Accounting
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Research Domains

  • Financial reporting  
  • Performance measurement  
  • Accounting education  
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Journal article

Year Publication
2021 FARRELL, M., SWEENEY, B. (2021). Amazon’s MTurk: A Currently Underutilised Resource for Survey Researchers? Accounting, Finance & Governance Review, 27 (1). doi:10.52399/001c.22019. Details
2020 HEALY, M., DOYLE, E., MCBRIDE, H., BUCKLEY, P., FARRELL, M. (2020). ‘…Even Accountants Don’t Dream in PowerPoints and T-Accounts’: Report From the Inaugural Irish Accounting and Finance Association Learning and Teaching Day. Accounting, Finance, & Governance Review, 26 (1). doi:10.52399/001c.24056. Details

Magazine article

Year Publication
2020 HEALY, M., MCBRIDE, H., DOYLE, E., BUCKLEY, P., FARRELL, M. (2020). Innovations in Third-level Accounting Education. Thought Leadership article. Accountancy Ireland.
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