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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.

Read more at: Research and Innovation

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.

Read more at: Policy and Thought leadership

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.

Applications for the 2024 intake close on 1st May.

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Latest news

Job vacancy: Programme Manager

10 April 2024

The Digital Roads of the Future initiative is looking to recruit a Programme Manager to ensure the smooth administration and running of the programmes. The Programme Manager will administer the grants and associated human, physical and digital resources of the Construction Information Technology (CIT) Group led by...

Grace Newey: "The CEM has been one of the most fulfilling experiences of my life"

4 April 2024

Grace Newey is a digital transformation specialist at AtkinsRéalis and part of Cohort 11 of the Construction Engineering Masters (CEM) . Throughout her tenure, she has actively promoted innovation and positive change, with a focus on digital transformation. Grace recently completed her CEM dissertation viva and hopes to...