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Construction sector performance measurement: Learning Lessons and finding opportunities. Case Study: UK Construction Sector

Construction Sector Performance Measurement Frameworks - Lessons Learnt - UK Case Study

22 September 2020

Academic and researcher led the production of a report, ‘Construction sector performance measurement: Learning Lessons and finding opportunities. Case Study: UK Construction Sector’, which provides a short review of the sector-level performance assessment of the UK construction sector.

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CEM Dissertation Conference 2020

Construction Engineering Master’s delivers Dissertation Conference online

14 September 2020

The annual Construction Engineering Master’s (CEM) dissertation conference is one of the highlights of the CEM programme – offering guests a unique opportunity to hear emerging industry leaders presenting evidence-based research to advance and support transformation in the construction and infrastructure development sector.

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BCIA Award nomination

University of Cambridge research nominated for a British Construction Industry Award 2020

4 September 2020

Congratulations to the University of Cambridge research team whose work has been nominated for a British Construction Industry Award, 2020. This nomination recognises the successful deployment of an innovative bridge scour monitoring system which formed part of the PhD research undertaken by Kasun Kariyawasam, with the support of Professor Campbell Middleton, Paul Fidler and Dr James Talbot.

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A selection of research from the Construction Information Technology Laboratory.

Building Information Modelling School

16 July 2020

The University of Cambridge is organising an online Building Information Modelling (BIM) school, running from 7-11 December 2020. This school, organised by Centre academic Dr Ioannis Brilakis , is part of a series of training events of the Cloud BIM European Training Network (CBIM ETN). Building Information Modelling (BIM...

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Construction Engineering Master's - delivering online

Construction Engineering Master’s course delivers teaching online

14 May 2020

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the University of Cambridge’s Construction Engineering Master’s rapidly actioned contingency plans to adapt the programme’s delivery - turning 5 days of face-to-face teaching into remotely delivered supervisor meetings, feedback sessions and teaching for students around the world...

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CIT Lab - Digital twin research

Funding secured for research aimed at improving construction using Digital Twins

1 May 2020

Dr Ioannis Brilakis, Director of the Department’s Construction Information Technology (CIT) Lab group (part of the Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology) and visiting Professor Rafael Sacks, have been awarded grant funding to enhance building progress monitoring and quality control through Digital Building Twins.

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Methodology for quantifying the benefits of offsite construction

Report launch: Methodology for quantifying the benefits of offsite construction

13 March 2020

CIRIA and the Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology, University of Cambridge, are pleased to announce the launch of a new guidance report entitled Methodology for quantifying the benefits of offsite construction (C792).

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Dr Didem Gurdur Broo awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship

Dr Didem Gurdur Broo awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship

10 March 2020

Dr Didem Gurdur Broo has been awarded a prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to develop a conceptual framework for human-centred sustainable future cyber-physical systems. This fellowship will enable her to undertake a new research project in collaboration with Professor Leifer’s designX research lab at Stanford University.

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Construction Engineering Masters

The Construction Engineering Masters leadership programme calls for more women to enrol

21 February 2020

The Construction Engineering Masters (CEM) programme educates future leaders and innovators in the architecture, engineering and construction industry and provides a source of talent to drive transformation of the industry. Applications for the two-year, part-time course have increased in number, but organisers are calling for more women to enrol.

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Dr MacAskill interviewed for series on 'Disasters Engineered'

Core academic interviewed for Discovery Channel documentary series

10 February 2020

University Lecturer, Dr Kristen MacAskill, was interviewed to feature in two episodes of the Disasters Engineered documentary series currently airing in the UK. This series serves as a timely reminder of the importance of not only the technical competence of engineers but also the values and ethics that underpin the engineering profession. Dr MacAskill reflects on the series.

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