Design Management Academy release conference bursaries for emerging researchers

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Up to four Professor Jeanne Liedtka's conference bursaries for emerging researchers are available for emerging researchers who are planning to present papers at the upcoming Design Management Academy 2017 international conference, hosted by Hong Kong Polytechnic University between 7 and 9 June 2017.

Each bursary will cover the conference fees (up to HK$4600 each). Researchers may be eligible to apply if they are either a member of the Design Society or the Design Research Society and are currently undertaking a full time PhD or have completed a PhD within five years.

They will need to submit a full research paper by or before 30 January 2017 and the paper will need to be accepted for a presentation at the DMA 2017 conference.

The potential applicants should email the following information:

  • Your tile and name
  • Paper submission number and its title
  • Indication whether you are correctly a PhD student or have completed a PhD (if you have completed a PhD then state the year when you have completed it)
  • Outline in less than 300 words why you are applying for the bursary

Email dma@designmanagementacademy.com by Wednesday 15 March 2017 with a subject line: 'Your Name: Jeanne Liedtka's DMA 2017 conference bursaries'.

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