Student research

APM is keen to support all students at all levels regarding their research into the management of projects.

Our research department encourages students to submit their surveys and would like to see the project management community becoming involved by completing the surveys, if applicable, and answering questions which will assist students in their studies.

Your input will help to develop the knowledge base of project management and drive the profession forward. 

Disclaimer: Please note that whilst APM are keen to advertise these research opportunities it is the responsibility of each student to follow their University's ethical guidelines.

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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.

Dyslexia in Project Management - Understanding the Experiences of Dyslexic Project Professionals

Synopsis It is thought that 1 in 5 people have dyslexia. However, it is an extremely under researched topic, especially in adults. The aim of the research is to investigate the experiences of dyslexic project professionals and to provide recommendations on how dyslexic project professionals can be better supported by their organisations. The survey will look into topics such as disclosure of diagnosis, experiences after disclosure and workplace reasonable adjustments. The results of the study will contribute towards my BSc Project Management. Please feel free to share the survey within your organisations.

Target audience Individuals who work within the project management profession who have had a formal dyslexia diagnosis or self-identify as being dyslexic

Closing date 14th June 2021

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Learning From Project-Related Failures in UK Construction Project-Based Organisations

Synopsis I am a PhD student undertaking some research into “Learning from Project-Related Failures in UK Construction Project-Based Organisations (PBOs)”. Because, projects can experience small or large forms of project-related 'failures', the aim of this project is to find out if (or how) these can help organisational learning for construction-related companies. To get meaningful results, construction professionals and academics are being surveyed to obtain their insights on this.

We would also be grateful if you would forward this on to some of your own relevant contacts who would add value if participating. Thank you in advance for your participation.

Target audience Construction professionals such project managers, designers, engineers, planners and directors.

Closing date 31 July 2021

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Promote your research

APM members can promote their existing research to encourage participants by completing the form below, including your research link, end of survey closing date and membership number.

To share research outputs which may benefit the wider community please get in touch with the research manager, Daniel Nicholls.



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