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Laing O'Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology

The Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology aims to drive transformation in the construction industry by focusing on three core pillars:

  • Deliver world class, innovative research to drive change.
  • Educate and inspire the industry leaders and innovators of tomorrow.
  • Deliver evidence-based research and thought leadership to underpin policy.

Laing O'Rourke Centre - Research

Research

The Laing O’Rourke Centre delivers a world class research portfolio focusing on technology and innovation to drive transformation in the construction sector.

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Resources

Resources & Thought Leadership

The outputs from our research are already delivering impact - offering construction companies a competitive edge and providing thought leadership and evidence to underpin policy.

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Discussion items

Offsite construction: progressing the dialogue in the Construction Engineering Masters programme

Experienced professionals on the Construction Engineering Masters degree programme debate the issues surrounding the benefits of offsite construction and evidence submitted to government on this topic, which has been identified as a key strategic area for the future.

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Latest news

Report launch: Methodology for quantifying the benefits of offsite construction

13 March 2020

CIRIA and the Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology, University of Cambridge, are pleased to announce the launch of a new guidance report entitled Methodology for quantifying the benefits of offsite construction (C792).

Dr Didem Gurdur Broo awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship

10 March 2020

Dr Didem Gurdur Broo has been awarded a prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to develop a conceptual framework for human-centred sustainable future cyber-physical systems. This fellowship will enable her to undertake a new research project in collaboration with Professor Leifer’s designX research lab at Stanford University.