Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Dr Lana Liu

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance; Joint Head of International Undergraduate Recruitment


Roles and Responsibilities

Head of International Undergraduate Recruitment

Member of Internationalisation Strategy Committee


BSc (Hons) Economics
PG Dip. Business Information Technology
PG Cert. Academic Practice
HEA Certificate of Fellowship

PhD Accounting


Member of British Accounting Association
Member of European Accounting Association

Fellow of Higher Education Academy





Research Interests

The development and implementation of mangement accounting innovation in practice
Longitudinal study of the use of activity-based techniques in the UK organisations
Comparative study of the development of management accounting practice in the UK and China
Accounting information disclosure in Chinese stock exchanges
Organisational behaviour
International merger and acquisition


Chinese Natural Science Research Council "Value-Based and Strategic-Oriented Management Accounting Research in China" 2011-2014, amount RMB1,370,000.

CIMA interventionist research grant £12,822 (Feb 2008-Mar 2011)
CIMA research grant £6,000 (Oct 2002-Sept 2003)
HASS Faculty innovation research grant £2,500 (2002)

China Ministry of Education Humanity and Social Science Importance Research Project (project number: 05JJD630002) RMB80,000 (2007-2010)

University Teching and Learnig Committee grant on "Transition of Interntional Partner Students in the UK" £7500 (2009)

Additional Research Activiities  

Accessor of ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme since 2008

Ad hoc referee for Journal of Management Accounting Studies and International Journal of Production Economics

Visiting professor of Institute of Accounting and Finance Research, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics 


Undergraduate Teaching

ACC3002 Management Accounting

ACC2003 Financial Control

Postgraduate Teaching

NBS8233 Managerial Decision Making and Control

NBS8006 Accounting for Analyst

Masters Dissertation Supervision  

Postgraduate Teaching

PhD supervision in areas of 

  • Performance Measurement in NHS
  • Integrated Information System and Management Accounting Techniques in Thailand