The Centre for Applied Financial Studies at the School of Commerce, University of South Australia Business School is inviting finance scholars, practitioners and research students to participate in the specialised fifth conference on Behavioral Finance and Capital Markets. The conference will be held at the National Wine Centre of Australia, Adelaide on 8 – 9 September 2015.
Distinguished scholars Terrence (Terry) Hendershott, a Professor in Finance & Operations and Information Technology Management – a Cheryl and Christian Valentine Chair (Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley) and Professor Henk Berkman, Professor in Finance (University of Auckland), will deliver two intriguing keynote addresses on the topic.
SIRCA are sponsoring a research award for the best paper using SIRCA data.
Please see the instructions for conference paper submission.
SIRCA is please to invite young researchers to submit a current research paper for possible inclusion in the SIRCA YRW5 to be held at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) from Thursday 19 November – Friday 20th November. Please submit papers to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.
To qualify at least one author must be a young researcher; defined as a person currently engaged in PhD research or one whose PhD thesis was completed less than five years ago. To find out more details about the event please click here.
The deadline for Paper Submissions is 31 August, 2015.
Successful candidates will be informed by 19 October, 2015.
SIRCA are thrilled to announce the release of the CoreLogic RP Data White Paper as authored by Dr. Danika Wright, University of Sydney. The paper titled; “50 Years of Residential Real Estate Research: Where have we come and where are we going?”, is now available for reading within the SIRCA portal.
SIRCA congratulates Dr. Wright on this paper which highlights the use of the real estate data as provided by CoreLogic to our SIRCA Members. We are proud to be able to supply our Members with the CoreLogic data and excited that our partnership has grown to such strengths in a short space of time. CoreLogic are highly supportive of our academic community and have announced an Award of Excellence for the best academic submission received over the calendar year as judged by the SIRCA/CoreLogic research committee. Further details to follow.
SIRCA are proud to be releasing a White Paper titled “50 Years of Residential Real Estate Research: Where have we come and where are we going?” authored by Dr. Danika Wright (University of Sydney). This White Paper highlights the use of the CoreLogic RP Data files which are available to our Members through our partnership with CoreLogic.
SIRCA and CoreLogic will be hosting a release event to mark the occasion at the CoreLogic offices in Sydney on Thursday 18 June 2015 at 4pm.
If you are interested in attending this event, please contact SIRCA through RSVP@sirca.org.au.
SIRCA will be holding training sessions at the Auckland University of Technology, the University of Auckland, Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington over June 10-12, 2015.
Please contact your University SIRCA Representative or email email@example.com more details.
Please note that as of April 2015, Chrome disabled support for various plugins including Java. While a workaround is in place currently, from September 2015 Java will no longer work in the Chrome browser.
SIRCA Members who use Chrome to access the Tick History GUI can take steps to enable the Java plugin through the following method:
In Chrome, access this url: chrome://flags/#enable-npapi Click “enable” under “Enable NPAPI”.
Please take note that after September 2015 the above workaround will no longer function and SIRCA Members will need to use Firefox, Safari or IE to access Tick History.
SIRCA proudly sponsors the Philip Brown Prize to recognise the significant contribution of Philip Brown in the establishment of SIRCA and the work he did in developing databases used for finance and accounting research. The Philip Brown Prize award recognises the best published paper from an A* journal in the previous calendar year using SIRCA data and is awarded through recommendation from senior scholars around Australia and New Zealand. This year the winner of the Philip Brown Prize for 2014 will be announced at Accounting & Finance Association of Australia & New Zealand (AFAANZ) July 5-7 in Hobart, Tasmania.
SIRCA requires submissions to include a full PDF version of the paper that provides details of the journal in which the paper was published. We are seeking papers of excellent quality to be submitted for this award. The winner will be determined by the best paper published with an A (or above) ranking journal.
Please submit papers to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday 10 June 2015 to be considered for the 2014 Philip Brown Prize.
Philip Brown Prize Call for Papers 2014
If you missed out on SIRCA’s recent inaugural Pitching Research Symposium, consider applying for this upcoming event.
UQ Professor Robert Faff (and SIRCA MRC Member) will be holding another Symposium in Sydney in May geared towards public policy and financial regulation.
For further details please click here.
Please be advised that the Old Data Library (DL) page within the SIRCA Portal will be shut down on Monday 30th March 2015. The old page will no longer be accessible going forward.
Users can continue to access all SIRCA datasets and product documentation on the new updated Data Library 2 (DL2) tab. Existing datasets and new content will continue to be updated on this page. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Cisco, together with industry partners and SIRCA, announced the formation of the Cisco Internet of Everything (IoE) Innovation Centre at the Cisco Live event in Melbourne today (18 March 2015).
The Centre will bring together Cisco experts, Australian researchers and start-ups, to develop proof of concepts, features and functionalities and rapid prototyping for the IoE. The Center includes dedicated space to demonstrate IoE in action and open areas where customers, startups, open communities, researchers, entrepreneurs and technology enthusiasts are invited to work and brainstorm on new ideas and technologies.
Dr. Michael Briers, CEO of SIRCA said: “SIRCA’s involvement in the Centre is an important opportunity to work with global leaders such as Cisco, as well as other partners to develop solutions for the knowledge economy. We have a proven track record in handling very large data sets and providing data analysis for organizations to enable better visibility and decision support.”
“The Centre will also be an opportunity for our 40 member universities and their world class researchers to work with industry partners and start-ups on some of the major challenges that we believe can be addressed through technology and the Internet of Everything.”
More details are available at the Cisco Innovation Centre announcement.