2019 NAWIC International Women's Day Scholarship
Congratulations to lecturer Dr Fiona Lamari for receiving the 2019 NAWIC International Women’s Day Scholarship. Her research aims to promote the diverse careers in the construction industry to female high school students through virtual reality.
Mental health in the construction industry
Dr Carol Hon has received a $330,000 DECRA grant for her project which aims to improve the mental health of workers in the construction industry, where the suicide rate is 84 percent higher than in the non-construction workforce.
Building efficiencies into education delivery
Associate Professor Adrian Bridge received an ARC grant to lead a project to develop a whole-of-life procurement decision-making framework to make education delivery more cost effective in schools. The project is expected to create a higher performing school system and more resilient infrastructure.Visit the research page
Study your Masters of Project Management online
Our new online Master of Project Management course will provide you with advanced discipline knowledge and skills to lead and manage large and complex projects in diverse work settings.Find out more
Best practice solutions for sustainable retirement villages
Associate Professor Bo Xia's research addresses the unique housing requirements of senior citizens and advances the connection between ageing and sustainability. His work will help to promote and maintain good quality of life for older people, and contribute to local and national economic growth through a booming industry.
Examining community action in construction
Dr Melissa Teo won a David Langford Commemorative Award for her research paper ‘Getting to the heart of community action against construction projects' at the 30th ARCOM Conference. Her paper investigated the role of formal protest groups in sustaining community action against construction projects over time.
The construction industry is well-known for the strain it puts on their workers including six-day working weeks, a low focus on safety and some of the highest levels of suicide compared to other industries.
Our disciplines looks to examine the issues surrounding the construction sector with the goal of processes operating with a human-centered focus.
Through the increasing efficiencies of information and communication technologies (ICT), we develop new and innovative strategies to enhance and streamline current processes.
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