CIMA's research programme is designed to promote and develop the science of management accountancy as stipulated in our Royal charter.
We encourage leading academic and practitioner researchers who are exploring issues and providing fresh topics of interest to CIMA members, to apply for research grants.
Download CIMA's research strategy brochure (PDF 347KB)
'CIMA not only bridges practice and research, it spreads innovative practice, advocates sustainable performance and stimulates debate.' Wim van der Stede, CIMA Professor
Academic research reports
CIMA funds academic research projects on a range of topics relevant to management accountancy.
Research conferences and events
Every year, CIMA sponsors conferences around the world as a way to engage with the leading academics and support the research being done in management accounting.
Sponsorship for conferences in 2014 is now available
News and updates
Centres of excellence
CIMA’s research and development department is piloting two new research centres to advance the global impact of management accounting research.