91 minutes | Aug 10th 2020

E2B - Brent Gregory | Accounting & Making the World a Better Place

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Brent and I discuss Accounting and its role in society, touching on COVID-19. We than walk through his career, with a slight divergence to discuss the Earle Page College Coast Run, that has now was over half a million dollars for the Children's Medical Research Institute (CMRI).

00:00:45 - What inspired a career in Accounting?
00:07:00 - Impact of COVID-19 on our Economy. Are we valuing the right things?
00:18:15 -  Accounting research - Sustainability.
00:27:20 - Researching student outcomes - a holistic approach.
00:32:10 - "Student DNA"
00:35:35 - Career - Postmaster General - Things learnt on the job.
00:55:02 - Starting a movement - The Earle Page College Coast Run
01:10:17 - Post-Sydney/Uni Career - Applied research
01:16:35 - Time off - working online
01:18:05 - The inspiration to become an Academic
01:19:15 - PhD idea "How the Capitalist system is failing society" - Why this PhD got stopped - "Elephant in the (University) room"
01:21:45 - Research for the students. Applied research in teaching.
01:23:54 - The RENT model - Recording, Environment, Needs, Teams
01:28:25 - Scalable "personalisation" of teaching.
01:30:00 - Next episode information

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