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AIB UK&I - Pavlos Dimitratos Doctoral Dissertation Award

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    Posted 01-19-2023 10:50
    AIB UK&I - Pavlos Dimitratos Doctoral Dissertation Award
    Deadline:  10 February 2023


    AIB UK & Ireland chapter is pleased to announce that submissions for its Doctoral Dissertation Award renamed in honour of its past president Late Professor Pavlos Dimitratos is now open.

    Pavlos Dimitratos Doctoral Dissertation Award, earlier known as Adam Smith Doctoral Dissertation Award, recognises doctoral research that has made significant contribution to the field of International Business.

    The winner will receive a certificate and a cash prize of £350, sponsored by the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow.


    The award is open to all candidates who have obtained their doctoral degrees from a UK or Ireland based institution or candidates who have participated in any doctoral colloquium organised by the AIB UK&I chapter in the past. However, candidates must have successfully graduated within the last two academic years, i.e. after 31st August 2020.

    Shortlisted candidates will be invited to make presentations at the 49th AIB UK&I annual conference to be hosted by the University of Glasgow, from 13th to 15th April 2023.

    Submission Instructions

    The application pack should include:

    1. A letter of recommendation from the candidate's supervisor. The letter should clearly state: a) the name of school awarding doctoral degree; b) the date of graduation; and c) the year in which the candidate participated in the doctoral colloquium organised by the AIB UK&I chapter (if applicable).


    1. An extended abstract, not exceeding 1,250 words (excluding references) of the successfully defended thesis or dissertation. The abstract should describe the objective of doctoral research, theoretical foundation, methodological rigour, findings, limitations, practical implications, and last but not the least contributions to the field of International Business. The title page of abstract should include current affiliation, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number and five keywords.


    Abstract and the letter of recommendation signed by the supervisor merged in one document should be uploaded electronically on the conftool by 10th February 2023.

    Please visit the conference website for details Conference - AIB-UKI (Academy of International Business UK and Ireland Chapter) (aib-uki.org).

    Submissions made to other competitions are eligible to apply.

    For any additional queries please do not hesitate to contact the convenor of doctoral colloquium by emailing at smu@lubs.leeds.ac.uk.

    Best wishes,

    Professor Surender Munjal
    PhD, M Phil, M Com, ACA, ACMA, DIM, Fellow of the HEA
    Professor of International Business and Management
    Treasurer and Founding Secretary, Indian Academy of Management
    Convener, Doctoral Colloquium AIB UK&I
    Centre for International Business | Leeds University Business School University of Leeds | Room G.19 | 10 Cromer Terrace | Leeds | LS2 9JR
    Email: S.Munjal@lubs.leeds.ac.uk | Tel: +44 113 343 8080