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Neil Turner PhD wins IPMA Young Researcher of the Year

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Neil Turner

Dr Neil Turner, who was awarded his PhD from Bath in 2011, has won the prestigious title of Young Researcher of the Year by the International Project Management Association (IPMA) for his project ‘The Management of Ambidexterity – An Intellectual Capital Perspective’,supervised by Professor Juani Swart.

Neil studied for his MBA at Bath before undertaking his PhD. In 2006, he won the British Energy Modular MBA Student of the Year award. Neil is now a Senior Research Fellow at Cranfield School of Management.

Neil’s award will be presented to him at the IMPA World Congress, taking place in Crete between 29 and 31 October.

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The Bath PhD is designed to attract and train exceptionally qualified and strongly motivated individuals from around the world who want to excel in careers as professional business academics. The programme enables candidates to earn both a Master in Research (MRes) and PhD in one unified programme, taking the same amount of time and for the same fee as a standard PhD programme. More information is available.

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The School of Management is one of the UK's leading business schools. Currently ranked 1st for Student Experience (Times Higher Education 2015) and 1st for Business Studies (The Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2016), we are a leading centre for management research - placed 8th in the UK in the latest REF2014.

We are one of a select number of international business schools accredited by EQUIS, the European Foundation for Management Development's quality inspectorate and the Bath MBA has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) since 1976.

The centrality of research to teaching is an essential feature of all our programmes. The School offers a full range of programmes from undergraduate to postgraduate up to PhD level and post-experience programmes including the world-ranked Bath MBA. The School also provides tailored executive development programmes for middle and senior management.

The School of Management has a faculty of over 100 teaching and research staff, including visiting academics, with a professional support team of around 90 managerial and administrative staff. Research income averages £2 million per annum. There are approximately 2,400 students in total comprising some 150 MBA students, over 500 Master’s students, 250 full- and part-time research students, and over 1500 undergraduates following BSc degrees.