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Mr Gavin D'Northwood

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

Associate Professor (Teaching) in Accounting, MSc Accounting Programme Director

Gavin, an Associate Professor (Teaching) 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.

Biography

Gavin, an Associate Professor (Teaching) 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.

Research Interests

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

Research Groups

Publications

    Conference Paper

  • D'Northwood, G. (2019), A phenomenographic study of critical thinking and assessment in higher education, Imagining Better Education Conference 2019. Durham University, PGR Education.
  • (2019), 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. (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.
  • Journal Article

  • D'Northwood, G. (2017). BP plc 2010 – a case of linguistic legitimation? - Highly Commended in the 2018 Emerald Literati Awards.. Journal of Applied Accounting Research 18(4): 480-495.

Contact Details

Associate Professor (Teaching) in Accounting, MSc Accounting Programme Director
+44 191 3345905