BAM/IAM Grant Scheme


The British Academy of Management (BAM) and the Irish Academy of Management (IAM) are delighted to announce the launch of a new joint research grant, as part of our Partnership with Purpose.


This new scheme, which will be formally announced at the BAM Conference in the Cloud (2020), will facilitate collaboration between scholars across borders and will run in 2021.  The application portal will be open from July 2021, with the awarded grants beginning in early 2022. Grant holders will present their findings to both the IAM and BAM conferences.

This Scheme is aimed at supporting and advancing international research collaborations between management researchers in the Republic of Ireland and the UK. It seeks to support the development of BAM and IAM members who are at an early stage in their careers. Established researchers are also eligible to apply. The scheme is open to all IAM and BAM Members; non-members wishing to apply to the scheme can join either IAM or BAM as appropriate.

Potential applicants seeking collaborators in the other nation may post ‘matchmaking notices’ outlining their areas of interest on a dedicated page of the BAM and IAM websites once the scheme is launched.

The maximum value of the award will be £4,000 sterling (approx. Euro 4,500 based on current Exchange Rates), with funding shared by both IAM and BAM equally.

Look out for more details in the spring!

Dr Felicity Kelliher, Chair of the Irish Academy of Management said, “The Irish Academy of Management are delighted to support this scheme, encouraging cross-country research between Academy members in Ireland and the UK. It strengthens the close IAM and BAM engagement built over the last number of years and offers a valuable avenue for enhanced collaboration between our members”.

Professor Nic Beech, President of the British Academy of Management said, “I am really pleased to see this scheme come to fruition as part of BAM’s mission to build a thriving, pluralistic research community by collaborating with our close partners in Ireland to support relevant, ethical and innovative management and business research.”