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CCCR currently occupies a niche position by specialising in research on performance and productivity issues of the global construction industry, and other matters relating to comparative construction, such as project management effectiveness, building quality, building refurbishment and retrofit, bidding theory, green building design, environmental impact and infrastructure procurement and finance. Our designated field of research (FoR) remains 1202 Building.

Our activities are built on three pillars:

(1) producing high quality publications

(2) building collaborative partnerships, and

(3) attracting external funding.

CCCR aims to provide a supportive training environment for higher degree by research (HDR) students and an advisory service to local industry.

Fingerprint The fingerprint is based on mining the text of the scientific documents related to the associated persons. Based on that an index of weighted terms is created, which defines the key subjects of research unit

Costs Engineering & Materials Science
Sustainable development Engineering & Materials Science
Contractors Engineering & Materials Science
Life cycle Engineering & Materials Science
Construction industry Engineering & Materials Science
Decision making Engineering & Materials Science
Industry Engineering & Materials Science
Economics Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 2018 2018

Research Output 1982 2019

Analyzing the influence factors of the carbon emissions from China's building and construction industry from 2000 to 2015

Wu, P., Song, Y., Zhu, J. & Chang, R., Jun 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 221, p. 552-566 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

construction industry
Construction industry
carbon emission
Carbon
Life cycle

A proposed framework for measuring future construction industry performance

Chandler, D., Hardie, M., Perera, S. & Langston, C. A., 11 Apr 2019, Accounting for construction: Frameworks, productivity, cost and performance. Best, R. & Meikle, J. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 215-234 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Construction industry
Industry

Comparative construction cost data for industry: A case study of Turner & Townsend's experience

Emmett, G. & Langston, C. A., 11 Apr 2019, Accounting for Construction: Frameworks, productivity, cost and performance. Best, R. & Meikle, J. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 181-191 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Construction costs
Costs
Benchmarking
Industry
Currency

Activities 2016 2019

Mentorship

James Birt (Mentor), Beata Webb (Mentee)
Jun 2019 → …

Activity: Professional Development, Mentorship, Supervision and Other ActivitiesMentorshipMentor

Mentorship

Beata Webb (Mentor), James Birt (Mentee)
Jun 2019 → …

Activity: Professional Development, Mentorship, Supervision and Other ActivitiesMentorshipMentee

Press / Media

What will it take for PNG's gamers to reach the world stage?

James Birt

29/04/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Launch of Google Stadia - Game Streaming Platform

James Birt

21/03/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Regional Learning

Vanessa Menadue

2/02/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other

Student theses

Climate change adaptation planning in Cambodia and potential for improvements.

Author: Va, D., 13 Feb 2016

Supervisor: Bajracharya, B. (Supervisor), Regan, M. (Supervisor) & Low, P. S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

File

Designing for Future Building Adaptive Reuse

Author: Conejos, S., 15 Jun 2013

Supervisor: Langston, C. A. (Supervisor) & Smith, J. M. G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Development of a triple bottom line stakeholder satisfaction model

Author: Amarah, B., 18 Jun 2016

Supervisor: Langston, C. A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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