IPMA Research Awards 2016

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

IPMA aims to promote research excellence to enhance project management knowledge and 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.

Award categories?

There are two award categories including:

  • IPMA Young Researcher Award: Cutting edge research of a young researcher (born in 1981 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 website by 15th June 2016. Please visit the web pages for more information and for full details on the criteria.

Winners will be announced on the 3rd August and get to receive their prizes and present their research at the 4th IPMA Research Conference in Reykjavik on 15th September 2016

Posted on 24th May 2016
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