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Laing O'Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology

We aim to transform the construction industry by educating future industry leaders, driving change and progress in this sector, and delivering evidence-based research to impact policy.

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Laing O'Rourke Centre - Research

Research and Innovation

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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Policy and 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.

Construction Engineering Masters (CEM)

The CEM is a unique leadership programme equipping leaders to transform the construction sector. The part-time format enables experienced industry practitioners to develop their careers and impact the sector while studying.

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Latest news

Dr Brian Sheil to receive ISSMGE Bright Spark Lecture Award

24 May 2023

We are pleased to announce that Dr Brian Sheil , Laing O’Rourke Associate Professor in Construction Engineering, has been selected to receive the ISSMGE Europe Bright Spark Lecture Award.

An Interview with Ranim Dahli: "We need to take a step further to truly embrace equity"

8 March 2023

When you think of male-dominated industries, there's a good chance construction comes to mind. Increasing gender diversity and encouraging women into the construction sector has been a topic for many years, yet women remain largely under-represented. So, the question emerges: why aren't more women pursuing this career path...