Let’s Get Visual: The Power of Visual Abstracts in Science Communication

IFERA is thrilled to present a series of engaging articles designed to delve into the essential strategies and creative approaches for sharing scientific knowledge effectively. From leveraging visual abstracts and mastering audience engagement to navigating the digital challenges of social media, this series will provide insights and tools for the modern researcher.

Looking Back, Looking Forward

Perspectives from two generations of IFERA Presidents. The start of year 2023 is marking an important change in IFERA. After 6 years of honorable service, this past December the Board of Directors has decided upon the succession of our former President. After working several years side-to-side in the IFERA Board and Executive Team, Josip Kotlar […]

Meet Wojciech Czakon

As we are ALL already looking forward to the next IFERA 2023 conference in Krakow, we decided to share with you some initial insights taken from a conversation we have had with Wojciech Czakon, professor of strategic management at Jagiellonian University in Krakow and, together with Karolina Mania, one of the IFERA 2023 conference chairs. […]

The IFERA 2022 Award Ceremony

Once again, IFERA 2022 was able to match the highest expectations. Hosted by the University of Cantabria the Conference mixed a vibrant academic environment with the Belle Epoque charm of the City of Santander. Beside the intense program of consortia, PDW and parallel sessions and the inspiring keynote speeches by Cristina Cruz, Roy Suddaby and […]

Get to know our Latam Chapter: María Piedad López Vergara

As part of the series of interviews meant to introduce our IFERA Latam Chapter committee, devoted to the advancement of Family Business Research in Latin America, we would like you to meet Dr. María Piedad López Vergara.   María Piedad López Vergara is assistant professor for the General Management Department at INALDE Business School, Universidad […]

Get to know our LATAM Chapter: Allan Discua Cruz

As part of the series of interviews meant to introduce our IFERA Latam Chapter committee, devoted to the advancement of Family Business Research in Latin America, we would like you to meet Dr. Allan Discua Cruz. Dr. Allan Discua Cruz works within the  Entrepreneurship and Strategy Department (ENST) of the School of Management at Lancaster […]

The struggle is really different: Three PhD students at various stages share their story

Pursuing a PhD is a multiyear-long task and entrepreneurial undertaking. However, starting, concluding and succeeding a PhD during a global pandemic that does not hold back from academia is yet another story. Challenges and struggles are perceived more intensely, or maybe they are just different from those that PhD students might have encountered in pre-COVID […]

The Supervisor-Supervisee Relationship during Covid19

The unforeseen crisis caused by COVID-19 is imposing a new reality on our personal and professional lives. In academia, conferences, meetings, and classes have been moved to a fully online environment which requires strong adaptation, especially in shifting to home-based work. This new setting had a substantial impact on students starting their PhD Programs, making […]

Get to know our LATAM Chapter: Renata Bernardon

This series of interviews is meant to introduce our IFERA Latam Chapter committee, devoted to advancing Family Business Research in Latin America. Renata Bernardon graduated in business from the PUCRS (2001), she has a Master in Business and Administration also from PUCRS (2004), a MBA Entrepreneurship & Family Business from, EAE, Barcelona – Spain (2007) […]