RESEARCH PAPER OF THE YEAR
This award celebrates those who have advanced the theory, knowledge and practice of project management through a published academic paper.
To be eligible to enter this category the research paper must have been published (i.e. not online first or early cite) in a peer-reviewed journal in 2020 or 2021. A research paper can 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 published research paper.
Contribution to theory
Value to academia - The paper 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 or the research or the relevance of the research to project management practice.
Potential for impact
Demonstration of dissemination activities and potential impact.