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Laing O'Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology

10 year anniversary report

In 2020, the University of Cambridge Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology, celebrated 10 years of driving transformation in the construction sector in collaboration with strategic industry partner Laing O’Rourke.

We invite you to explore our 10 year anniversary report for insight into our identity and vision, our work and its impact, as well as opportunities to get involved in education, research and policy work during this critical time for our industry.

The Centre is committed to a mission of transforming the industry into an increasingly productive, efficient and sustainable industry fit to achieve the higher-level vision of improving the quality of life for all in an equitable and sustainable way.  

This mission is reflected in our 3 core pillars of activity:


Engage with us

The Centre’s impact is amplified by close collaboration between industry and academia. Our vision for the future involves continued partnership with industry to:

  • foster industry-relevant outputs;
  • offer industry access to evidence-based research and world-class researchers;
  • empower and educate current and emerging leaders; and
  • increase the scope and intensity of our advisory impact.

We hope you find this milestone report informative and exciting and are inspired to join us to work together to deliver positive and impactful change in our industry. We welcome the opportunity to work with partners to enable sharing of research, outcomes, innovation and ideas.

Please contact our Centre Manager to start the conversation.