Professor Martin Betts

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Personal details


Building, Civil Engineering

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD

Professional memberships and associations

  • 2006: Fellow - Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

  • 2003: Fellow - Engineers Australia (one of Australia’s 100 most influential engineers)

  • 2001: Member - Institute of Learning and Teaching, UK

  • 2000: Fellow - Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce, UK

  • 2000: Fellow - Chartered Institute of Building, UK

  • 1990: Member - Chartered Institute of Building, UK


Professor Martin Betts secured the status of joint subject centre within the UK HEFCE Teaching and Learning Support Network scheme for the Centre for Education in the Built Environment for his former school at Salford.  This placed his school as a National Centre of Excellence in Construction Education. 
Professor Betts has also secured the leadership of the UK Government Making Connections initiative to take forward national collaboration between professional institutions throughout the Built Environment, all UK Universities and industry to promote relevant interdisciplinary Built Environment education and to address current recruitment challenges facing the sector. He now leads a Carrick Discipline Based Pilot Group in the Built Environment.
He organised and hosted a major international conference on construction education and research in Salford in April 2003, has convened its follow up in Hong Kong in 2006, and in Sri Lanka in 2008.


Selected publications

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