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Education and Research Association


The IPSERA Doctoral Dissertation Award

This award emerged as a natural consequence of IPSERA’s dedication to the support of young academics. IPSERA distinguishes the most successful early career scholars with the IPSERA Doctoral Dissertation Award, given to the author of the best doctoral dissertation in the field of Purchasing and Supply Management (PSM) each year.  The award winner will receive a certificate and a €500 honorarium. In order to be eligible for this award, a dissertation must address a phenomenon that is of importance to the PSM field and have been completed in the calendar year prior to the next IPSERA conference.

All applications will be confidential. Your application will be evaluated by a committee of experienced scholars in the field of PSM.

The application must include: 

  • proof that the dissertation was completed in the year prior to the upcoming IPSERA conference;
  • max 2-page executive summary describing the research objectives, methods applied, main findings and contribution to PSM theory and practice;
  • list of any spin-off publications.

Key dates

Application Deadline: March 1st 2023

Submission: if you wish to be considered for this award please complete this form.

The award winner will be announced at the Annual IPSERA Conference.

Previous IPSERA Doctoral Dissertation Awardees are found here

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