Researcher

Dr Ulrike Thurheimer

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Biography

Lecturer Accounting - UNSW, Australia

Ulrike joined the School of Accounting at UNSW Sydney in August 2020. Prior to that, she completed her PhD in Auditing at Maastricht University, the Netherlands. During her PhD, she spent time as a Visiting PhD at UNSW (2017, 2018, 2019), and as a Doctoral Research Fellow at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College (2018-2019). She holds a B.Sc. in International Business and an M.Sc. Business...view more

Lecturer Accounting - UNSW, Australia

Ulrike joined the School of Accounting at UNSW Sydney in August 2020. Prior to that, she completed her PhD in Auditing at Maastricht University, the Netherlands. During her PhD, she spent time as a Visiting PhD at UNSW (2017, 2018, 2019), and as a Doctoral Research Fellow at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College (2018-2019). She holds a B.Sc. in International Business and an M.Sc. Business Research from Maastricht University.

Research

Ulrike's research centers around audit quality. Se is interested in how inputs to the audit and the audit process affect audit production and audit quality, and how contextual factors affect auditor incentives and audit quality. specifically, her research investigates the quality of group audits, the effectiveness of public oversight and auditor's incentives from regulation and litigation. As a co-investigator of research grants from the Dutch Foundation for Auditing Research, she investigates the auditor's detection and correction of misstatements, audit production and the effect of audit committee involvement on audit quality.


My Grants

Co-Investigator Foundation for Auditing Research Grants 

  • The drivers and the impact of audit committee involvement on audit quality (2018) - €200,000
  • Audit Production (2017) - €18,000
  • The auditor's evaluation of misstatements: exploration, drivers, and consequences (2016) - €158,584

Limperg International Scholarship Program (2018) - €7,911

Maastricht University International Travel Grant (2017) - €3,000


My Qualifications

PhD Accounting - Maastricht University, the Netherlands (2020) | M.Sc. Business Research - Maastricht University, the Netherlands (2015) | B.Sc. International Business - Maastricht University, the Netherlands (2013)


My Awards

European Accounting Association (EAA) PhD representative to the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Doctoral Symposium and Conference (2018)

Excellent Tutor, Maastricht University (2014)

Beta Gamma Sigma (2013, 2015)


My Research Supervision


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Areas of supervision

I am available for supervision in the area of auditing. 


My Teaching

Before joining UNSW, Ulrike has taught Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Corporate Governance, and Finance at the undergraduate and Auditing and Assurance Services at the postgraduate level. At UNSW, she is currently a lecturer for the course ACCT1501 Accounting and Financial Managment 1A, and as of 2021 COMM1140 Financial Management.

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