Following the 2020 call for research, two projects were funded, based on alignment with CPA Ireland’s Strategic Objectives. This project entitled Preparing Auditors for Professional Practice, tested the extent to which Professional Scepticism levels change following completion of an auditing module.
The research team included Dr. Margaret Healy UCC, Dr. Brid Murphy DCU , Dr. Claire O’Sullivan-Rochford MTU Cork & Professor Ray Donnelly UCC.
Dr. Brid Murphy and Dr. Claire O’Sullivan Rochford are pictured at the BAFA Auditing Special Interest Group 32nd
Hybrid) Audit and Assurance Conference, Aston Business School, Aston University in Birmingham, where the project was well received by attendees.