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The IPSERA Doctoral Dissertation Award

We invite self-nominations for the 2024 IPSERA Doctoral Dissertation Award.

This award emerged as a natural consequence of IPSERA’s dedication to the support of young academics. The award signifies important contributions on phenomena that address PSM issues by a recently graduated PhD. The best doctoral dissertation in the field of Purchasing and Supply Management will be celebrated at the conference, receive a award certificate and a €500 monetary price.

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 Information

Application Deadline: February 29, 2024

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

The award winner will be announced at the 33rd Annual IPSERA Conference in Rio de Janeiro.

Previous IPSERA Doctoral Dissertation Awardees are found here

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