PROJECT MANAGEMENT DOCTORATE OF THE YEAR
This award recognises an excellent doctoral thesis in a project management related subject. Professional doctorates are also eligible in this category.
The doctorate must have been awarded in 2020 or 2021. A doctoral thesis may only be entered into this category once. Entrants can be members or non-members of APM, from both in and outside of the UK.
Entries should take the form of a 1,000-word personal statement addressing the criteria below, accompanied by the full thesis as a PDF document and a supporting letter from the entrant’s supervisor and/or external examiner including confirmation that the degree has been awarded.
Contribution to theory
Value to academia - The thesis should have made significant contribution to project management theory.
Research methodology and methodological rigour
Appropriate use of research methodology to the research question under investigation.
Significance to practice
Potential for practical applicability of the research or the relevance of the research to project management practice.
Potential for impact
Demonstration of dissemination activities and potential impact.