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Scott Niblock

BBus(Hons)(SCU), PhD(SCU)

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

+61 7 5589 3098
[email protected]
Rm B6.20, Gold Coast
Scott Niblock


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Scott is a Senior Lecturer in Finance with the Faculty of Business, Law and Arts, Southern Cross University (SCU). He holds a Bachelor of Business with First Class Honours and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Finance from SCU.


Scott’s research is driven by financial econometrics using time-series data and other empirical approaches. He is particularly passionate about behavioural finance, financial advice seeking, financial wellbeing, and responsible investing. Scott has published widely in prestigious academic journals and won numerous competitive research grants.

Community engagement

Scott regularly engages with local firms in the financial services industry. He is also involved with the Faculty's Accounting and Finance (ACFIN) Curriculum Advisory Group and consults with regulatory and accreditation bodies such as the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC), The Treasury, and Financial Adviser Standards (FAS).


Scott is actively involved with Higher Degree Research (HDR) supervision at SCU. He has successfully supervised seven (7) HDR candidates and two (2) Honours candidates to completion.


Scott is the Undergraduate Business Course Coordinator and Academic Lead in Financial Services at SCU. He teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses (both domestically and internationally), such as investments and portfolio management, finance for business, and behavioural finance and client relationships,


Scott is a academic member of the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ), Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA), and Financial Planning Academics Forum (FPAF). He has also worked as a client advisor and wealth manager in the stockbroking industry, gaining high-level stock and derivatives accreditation.

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