Research

Message from the Deputy Dean, Research and Innovation

AISSC research is dedicated to making a positive impact on the economy, environment and society. Our researchers are world-renowned knowledge creators, innovation enablers and problem solvers who work closely with industry, government, not-for-profit and the wider community. We are dedicated to transdisciplinary research across multiple disciplines including accounting, data analytics, information systems, financial planning, taxation, supply chain and logistics management. Our focus is to rigorously pursue world class research outputs and achieve social impact through innovative thinking, sustainable development-driven, building collaborative relationships, and leveraging technology.​​​​​​​

Our approach

  • Undertake Impactful Research and Scholarship
  • Enhance Outreach and Industry Engagement
  • Foster an Inclusive and Diverse Culture
  • Provide a High Quality HDR Learning Environment ​​​​​​​ 

Research themes

Accounting, Accountability and Assurance

  • Social and Environmental Accountability
  • Management Accounting Systems and Control Technologies
  • Accounting for Sustainability
  • Not-for-profit Governance
  • Corporate Reporting
  • Auditing and Assurance Services
  • Accounting Education
  • Accounting History
  • Digital Business, Information Systems and Business Analytics

Information Systems and Business Analytics

  • Business Analytics and Big Data
  • Decision Analysis and Decision Support Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence and Business
  • Digital Business including IT Strategies and Policies, Green IT and Sustainability Development
  • Information Systems Development including Human-computer Interaction and Systems Evaluation and Modelling
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Data and Information Security in Organizations
  • Emerging Digital Technologies in Business.

Supply Chain, Logistics and Transport areas

  • Supply Chain Planning and Control
  • Managing Inventory, Warehouse, and Distribution Channels
  • Supply Chain Analytics, Operations Research, and Optimisation
  • Emerging Technologies in Supply Chain including Blockchain, IoT, Robots, Drones, and Artificial Intelligence.
  • Service/Manufacturing Operations Management
  • Transportation, Freight Logistics, Last-mile Delivery, and Spatial Modelling
  • Sustainability, Green Supply Chain, Reverse Logistics, and Social Responsibility
  • Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Simulation
  • Managing Supply Chain Complexity, Risk, and Security
  • Strategic Procurement, Sourcing, and Managing Supply Chain Contracts
  • e-Supply Chain Technologies, Solution and Collaboration
  • Humanitarian Supply Chain, Emergency Operations, Blood and Vaccine Supply Chains
  • Maritime Logistics and Port Management 
  • Global Supply Chain Design and International Logistics
  • Strategic Supply Chain and Total Quality Management
  • Supply Chain Competency Development including Skills, Training, Global Labour Supply, and Talent Management

Wealth Advisory and Professional Services

  • Financial Planning Behavioural Decision-making
  • Wealth Advisory Service Quality
  • Professionalisation and Ethics
  • Corporate Governance
  • Taxation Policies and Impacts
  • Financial Technologies and future of wealth advise
  • Robo advisory in Financial Services
  • Financial Inclusion: Policy implications 
  • Blockchain Technology implications for Financial Services
  • Financial Planning Education

Research Centres, Groups and Networks

Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation

Global Business and Transport Logistics (GBTL)

Australian Maritime Logistics Research Network (AMLRN)

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer

aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.