Bahareh Abedin | Business Hypotheses | Best Researcher Award

Bahareh Abedin | Business Hypotheses | Best Researcher Award

Dr Bahareh Abedin, University of Mazandaran, Iran

๐ŸŒŸ Dr. Bahareh Abedin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Business Administration at the University of Mazandaran. With a Ph.D. in Strategic Management, she specializes in business analysis and strategic planning for SMEs. As Director of Executive Management and Secretary of the University-Industry Relations Committee, she bridges academia and industry. Her research focuses on behavioral strategic management and the industry-academia relationship. Dr. Abedin has supervised numerous HDR students and serves as Internal Manager for the Journal of Sustainable Human Resource Management. Her work includes publications on green HR practices and effective organizational leadership. ๐Ÿ“ˆ๐Ÿ“š

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๐Ÿ“š Educationalย 

PhD in Strategic Management from Tarbiat Modares University, Iran.


Expertise in business analysis, strategic management, and marketing, with prior roles in sales and management consulting.

Research focus

B. Abedin’s research focuses on organizational behavior, leadership, and human resource management, with a particular emphasis on the impact of family functions on family business development. Their work explores strategic issues within organizations, particularly during crises like COVID-19, and includes studies on customer perceptions in marketing and the integration of technology in business practices. Recent contributions involve sustainable human resource management and the role of spiritual intelligence in leadership. Overall, Abedin’s research addresses the intersection of management theory and practical applications in diverse organizational contexts. ๐Ÿ“Š๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ผ๐ŸŒโœจ

Publication top notes

Effects of family functions and structural changes on family business development (social capital evidence)

Investigating what determines strategic issues in organizations: A qualitative study

Formation and Identification of Strategic Issues in Organizations: A review and classification of current studies

Investigating Effective Organizational Leadership’s Indicators in Covid19 Crisis Management.

Machine Learning in Behavioral Finance: A Systematic Literature Review.

designing a conceptual model of Talent Turnover among Iranian Organizations: An Exploratory Research in ICT industry

Spiritual Intelligence as a Transformational Tool for Organizational Leaders A Case Study of National Iranian Oil Company

Investigating Customers’ Attitude and Perception toward Mobile Marketing in the ICT Era

Explaining the Relationship between the Perceived Value of Customers of Luxury Car Brands and their Purchasingโ€Ž Behavior in Tehran

Customer Satisfaction Measurement: Through Multi-Criteria Analysis Model (MUSA)


Mediatrice NIYONSABA | Qualitative Hypotheses | Best Paper Award

Mediatrice NIYONSABA | Qualitative Hypotheses | Best Paper Award

Mrs Mediatrice NIYONSABA, Rwanda Biomedical center, Rwanda

Mediatrice Niyonsaba is a dedicated health professional and researcher. Currently a second-year Masterโ€™s student in Epidemiology at the University of Rwanda, she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Anesthesia from the same institution. Since 2012, she has served as an anesthesia clinical officer at RBC/SAMU ๐Ÿš‘. Her research includes co-authoring a study on motorcycle crash epidemiology in Kigali and assisting in several projects, including those on anemia in trauma, substance abuse screening, and the impact of COVID-19 on CNS injuries. She is the lead author of a study on mHealth tools in prehospital care, published in the African Journal of Emergency Medicine ๐Ÿ“š.

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Since November 2021, she have been pursuing a Master of Science in Epidemiology at the University of Rwanda’s College of Medicine and Health Sciences ๐Ÿ“š. I previously earned a Bachelor’s degree in Anesthesia from the same university (2015-2017) ๐ŸŽ“. My professional journey includes working as an anesthesia clinical officer at RBC/SAMU (Service dโ€™Aide Medicale dโ€™Urgence) since November 2012 ๐Ÿฅ. Before that, I taught Biology at SAKE Secondary School from January to November 2009 ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿซ.


Since January 2019, I’ve been part of the SAMU team collaborating with Utah University to develop and pilot test a mobile health communication tool (912 m Health tool) aimed at enhancing emergency medical services ๐Ÿš‘. I co-authored “Epidemiology and prehospital care of motorcycle crashes in Kigali, Rwanda,” published in November 2019 ๐Ÿ๏ธ. From January to April 2020, I was a research assistant for the Kigali Anemia in Trauma and Transfusion Study at CHUK ๐Ÿฅ. Between August 2020 and September 2021, I assisted in adapting screening instruments for detecting alcohol and drug abuse in Rwanda using ACASI ๐Ÿท๐Ÿ’Š. In late 2021, I contributed to research on the impact of COVID-19 on CNS injury treatment and outcomes ๐Ÿง . Recently, I authored “Challenges and opportunities to improve efficiency and quality of prehospital emergency care using an m Health platform,” published in the African Journal of Emergency Medicine in September 2023 ๐Ÿ“š.

Research focus

Dr. Sharmistha Jayaraman’s research focuses primarily on improving prehospital emergency care and trauma management in low-resource settings, particularly in Rwanda. Her studies encompass various aspects of emergency medical services (EMS), including challenges in locating emergency scenes ๐Ÿš‘, enhancing efficiency through m Health platforms ๐Ÿ“ฑ, neurotrauma management ๐Ÿง , and the epidemiology of trauma, such as motorcycle crashes ๐Ÿ๏ธ. Additionally, Dr. Jayaraman investigates the initial management of traumatic brain injuries and factors influencing HIV testing among emergency patients. Her work aims to improve healthcare outcomes by addressing critical gaps in prehospital care and emergency response systems in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Publication top notes

Challenges Locating the Scene of Emergency: A Qualitative Study of the EMS System in Rwanda

Challenges and opportunities to improve efficiency and quality of prehospital emergency care using an mHealth platform: Qualitative study in Rwanda

Trends in Neurotrauma Epidemiology, Management, and Outcomes during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Kigali, Rwanda

Factors associated with HIV testing among patients seeking emergent injury care in Kigali, Rwanda

The Initial Prehospital Management of Traumatic Brain Injuries in Kigali, Rwanda

The epidemiology and prehospital care of motorcycle crashes in a sub-Saharan African urban center

Data-driven prehospital training to decrease motorcycle crash deaths in a Sub-Saharan African urban center


Game-Changing Hypothesis Award

Game-Changing Hypothesis Award


Welcome to the Game-Changing Hypothesis Award, where innovative ideas pave the way for scientific breakthroughs. Join us in celebrating visionary thinkers who challenge conventions and redefine the boundaries of knowledge.

About the Award:

The Game-Changing Hypothesis Award recognizes individuals whose hypotheses have the potential to revolutionize their respective fields. This award celebrates bold thinking, creativity, and the courage to pursue unconventional ideas.


  • Researchers of all ages are eligible.
  • Qualification: Open to individuals with a background in scientific research.
  • Publications: Candidates should have a record of significant publications related to their hypothesis.
  • Recurrence: The award is open for submission annually.

Evaluation Criteria:

Submissions will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  1. Novelty and originality of the hypothesis.
  2. Potential for transformative impact in the field.
  3. Feasibility and soundness of the proposed approach.
  4. Clarity and persuasiveness of the presentation.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Applicants must submit a biography, abstract, and supporting materials detailing their game-changing hypothesis.
  • Submissions should adhere to specified format requirements and submission deadlines.
  • Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent to the designated email address.


The recipient of the Game-Changing Hypothesis Award will receive recognition at a prestigious ceremony and a monetary prize to support further research endeavors.

Community Impact:

Winners of the award will inspire the scientific community, driving collaboration and sparking new avenues of inquiry. Their work has the potential to shape the future of their field and benefit society as a whole.


Candidates should provide a brief biography highlighting their academic background, research interests, and notable achievements.

Abstract and Supporting Files:

Submissions should include a concise abstract summarizing the game-changing hypothesis and supporting files containing relevant data, evidence, and references.