Annual Conference

"Roadmaps, Rigour and Relevance in PhD Research"

12-13th July 2018, MMU Business School, Manchester

This years' Annual Doctoral Conference, will be jointly hosted by Manchester Metropolitan, Alliance Manchester and Salford Universities.

The Conference will offer the opportunity for doctoral researchers from business and management schools to engage in advanced dialogue and debate on a range of methodological issues. Highlights included a Keynote, workshops and small group discussions and presentations. The Conference includes advice from academics and later stage PhD researchers in a supportive environment and a great opportunity for networking with other doctoral researchers.

The call for applications is now open and the deadline for submission is Tuesday 1st May 2018.

Conference flyer

Conference programme

Conference application form

Previous Annual Conferences

  • 2017   Newcastle
  • 2016   Sheffield 
  • 2015   Leeds/Bradford
  • 2014   Keele
  • 2012   Newcastle
  • 2011   Lancaster
  • 2010   York
  • 2009   Lancaster
  • 2008   Durham
  • 2007   York

This was one of the best conferences I have attended, it was well organized, just the right people in terms of numbers, diversity (university and research) and amazing venue.

Karim Ahmed, Doctoral Researcher, Sheffield University Management School

(2015 Conference, Leeds)