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School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Research

Construction Management

One of the UK’s longest established research groups specialising in delivering innovative solutions that enhance the construction, operation and maintenance of complex buildings and infrastructure.

OUR AIM

Our research includes a longitudinal approach to the digital transformation of the construction industry, building sustainability and Building Information Modelling (BIM), performance optimisation, data optimisation, circular economy, resource efficiency, construction waste management and minimisation, and well-being of people. Building on longstanding relationships with industry partners, we have developed research projects that deliver high impact in both academia and industry.

The Construction Management Research Group’s activities fall under three main themes.

RESEARCH THEMES & PROJECTS

CENTRES

Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Building Design

We collaborated with the Royal Academy of Engineering to provide the best practice in teaching and research for a more sustainable built environment.

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Energy Resilience and the Built Environment (ERBE) Centre for Doctoral Training

Building on a decade of high-quality doctoral training to provide a new, bespoke PhD programme, which includes opportunities to work with leading researchers, projects integrated with industry, and a comprehensive skills and development programme. It aims to improve the health, well-being and comfort of our citizens, whilst achieving the energy transformation.

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UKRI Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centre For Mineral-based Construction Materials

Aiming to do more with less mineral-based construction materials, to reduce costs to industry, reduce waste and pollution, and benefit the natural environment that we depend on.

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

PhD opportunities

Our PhD students play a central role in our wide-ranging research activities, making vital contributions to the success of the research itself. Find out more about our PhD opportunities.

PhD opportunities

Athena Swan Bronze award

Contact us

+44 (0)1509 222637

School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
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Leicestershire
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