IPMA Research Awards 2015

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The IPMA Research Awards, organised by the International Project Management Association, is now open for applications.

IPMA aims to promote excellent research to enhance project management knowledge, recognise recent outstanding contributions to the development of project management through professionally conducted research. 
Who can apply?
Researchers may come from: academia, other research institutions or industry. Researchers may come from disciplines other than project management but must contribute to the development of project, program management, project-oriented companies or any element named in the ICB3 – IPMA Competence Baseline version 3.0.

There are two award categories including:

  • IPMA Young Researcher Award: Cutting edge research of a young researcher (born in 1980 or later, or the candidate can prove that they have been involved in research for less than 10 years.
  • IPMA Research Award: Cutting edge research project of a researcher or a team. The application of interdisciplinary projects is encouraged.

The research project must have had a duration of at least one year and must be completed, when the application is handed in. Completion of the research project may date back to 1 January 2014. If a researcher (or lead researcher of a team) wins an IPMA Research Award, this person must not apply for the IPMA Research Awards in the following three years.

How do I apply?
Entries must be completed and submitted using the relevant application form which can be found on the IPMA Research web pages by 15th June 2015. The website also details the evaluation criteria.

Winners get to present their research at the annual IPMA World Congress, where they are honoured and gain worldwide recognition.

Please visit the IPMA Awards 2015 web pages for more information.

Posted on 21st Apr 2015
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