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Dr Aashish Srivastava is a senior lecturer in the Department of Business Law and Taxation.

Aashish joined the department in 2007. He completed his PhD in 2009 on 'Acceptance Issues in Electronic Signatures'. He continues to publish his work regularly across his areas of interest, which include legal issues in e-commerce, e-crimes and cyber bullying.

Aashish research expertise has been internationally recognised. He is on the roaster of experts for the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).

For his strong research knowledge and expertise in the area of electronic signatures he has received several national and international invitations to provide expert opinion and has also been quoted in the media on issues related to e-signatures in smart phones and tablet computers.

Aashish's paper was recognised as a highly commended Best Early Career Academic Conference paper by the Australian Law Teachers Association in 2009. He is also a recipient of the Department of Business Law and Taxation Research Grant (2008) and two Faculty of Business and Economics Research Grant (2009, 2012). He is an Associate Editor of the Business and Management Research and has been a reviewer of several leading journals such as Information Technology and People and the Journal of Administration and Governance.

His research and supervision interests include e-signature, e-governance, cross border e-trade, e-crimes and legal issues in cyber bullying.

In 2010 Aashish received the Dean's Award for Teaching Achievement and Contribution to Student Learning 2010, which was preceded by a Department of Business Law and Taxation Teaching Award for Excellence and Innovation in 2009.

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 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • E-Signature
  • Internet Security
  • E-Crimes
  • Cyber Bullying

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