Michael Guo

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Dr Michael Guo is a Senior Lecturer at the University of the West of Scotland and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He has gained international recognition for his research in accounting education and the accounting profession, winning two awards:

  • The Annual Best Paper Prize for the best paper published in Accounting Education: An International Journal.
  • The Best Developmental Paper Award by the International Business and International Management Special Interest Group at the British Academy of Management Annual Conference.


Dr Guo has a strong publication record in top-tier journals such as the Journal of Business Ethics and Studies in Higher Education. He has also received external funding from organisations such as the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland in the UK.


Dr Guo has extensive expertise in data analysis, employing advanced techniques and methodologies to extract meaningful insights from complex datasets. Additionally, Dr Guo is highly skilled in using mind maps as a powerful cognitive tool for organising thoughts, fostering creativity, and enhancing learning outcomes.

Desired research direction

  • Accounting education
  • Accounting profession
  • Artificial intelligence in accounting and finance

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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