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Laing O'Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology


The outputs from our research are already delivering impact - offering the UK construction industry and government a competitive edge and providing thought leadership and evidence to underpin policy.

The Centre’s reputation for excellence has attracted engagement from accomplished professionals within academia, industry and organisations shaping the construction policies and practices of tomorrow. Centre academics have delivered over 100 keynote conference addresses and invited talks, are members of various professional institutions, and regularly affect policy through contributions to government and industry advisory panels, committees, workshops and summits.

The Centre is thus well placed to provide innovative thought leadership in the construction field - applying expertise and sector knowledge to the challenges and opportunities of a fast-changing digital age.

The resources below stem from a range of Laing O’Rourke Centre work, offering more profound insight into the evidence-based research undertaken to target specific industry challenges.

Read more at: Papers and Industry Reports
Laing O'Rourke Centre - Published Papers

Papers and Industry Reports

Centre staff and students regularly publish peer-reviewed papers relevant to the construction industry.

Read more at: Impact Case Studies
Case studies

Impact Case Studies

A selection of case studies demonstrating how research can deliver impact to industry across a range of topics - based on research undertaken at the Laing O'Rourke Centre.

Read more at: Dissertation Research
Construction Engineering Masters Dissertation Research Directory

Dissertation Research

Construction Engineering Masters students are industry professionals and future leaders whose dissertations apply academic rigour to their experience of the challenges faced by the industry.

Read more at: Centre's Reports

Centre's Reports

Laing O'Rourke Centre Review 2020-2023 Since its inception, the Laing O’Rourke Centre has focused on delivering transformation in the construction sector. Check out our latest impact reports.