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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


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 & 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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Engage with us to stay up-to-date with the activities of the Centre and for opportunities to collaborate or get involved in research or education.

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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.


Latest news

Discover the leadership programme for the construction industry: the Construction Engineering Master’s degree.

15 January 2020

Empower the emerging leaders in your company through this unique, part-time leadership programme at the University of Cambridge.

PhD studentships advertised as part of the Cloud-based Building Information Modelling (CBIM) training network

13 November 2019

The following PhD studentships are available at the University of Cambridge on the European Commission-funded, Marie Sklodowska-Curie "CBIM" European Training Network (ETN).