Student research

APM are keen to support the research of students at all levels regarding the management of projects. APM members can promote their existing research to encourage participants by sending a short summary, research link, end of survey closing date and membership number to

To share previous research outputs which may benefit the wider community please get in touch.

Take part in research and help develop the profession

Why not have your say and give your opinions on the latest project and programme management techniques by taking part in research projects from students and the wider project management community. Your input will help to develop the knowledge base of project management and drive the profession forward.

List of current research by students:

The following is a list of current and recent requests from students for assistance and contributions to aid their research activities.  Please note that some of these are date sensitive.


Differences in managerial competencies related to trait emotional intelligence between female and male project managers in the UK construction industry

With the increased attention given to the importance of emotional intelligence as a set of project management attributes, the aim of this study is to explore whether there is a difference in measures of EQ amongst women and men in the construction industry and what this might mean for recruitment, retention and promotion of project managers.

The survey will close 26 June.

Take the survey

Investigating innovation in the management of projects

This research is concerned with project managers' perceptions of how their attempts at innovation has been supported by organisations.

The survey will close 30 June.

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