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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.

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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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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MSt in Construction Engineering

Applications for the 2021-2023 programme are now closed.

Applications for the 2022 -2024 programme will open in mid Sept 2021.

Latest news

Laing O'Rourke Centre exclusive education delivers The Future of Construction

15 June 2021

As part of our goal of providing cutting edge training to current & future industry leaders, the Laing O’Rourke Centre is currently delivering a two week bespoke Executive Education Programme, The Future of Construction, to 18 senior Lendlease Construction Directors based and working on projects around the world...

Applications Open! EPSRC iCASE PhD Studentship with Ordnance Survey - Generating Digital Twins of Roads

30 April 2021

A fully funded 4-year EPSRC Industrial CASE PhD Studentship is available, commencing on 1 October 2021, to investigate methods for generating Digital Twins of roads. The aim of EPSRC Industrial CASE awards is to provide PhD students with a first-class training experience both in academic and non-academic partner...