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Review of the week

This week you have:

  • Shared your views on the importance of research in construction

  • Heard the experiences of professionals from the construction industry on the importance of research in their distinctive roles in the construction industry

  • Explored contemporary issues from a global perspective

  • Identified some of the contemporary issues in your locality and discussed how research can effectively improve upon them

  • Focused on the concept of ethics in construction and discussed the case study of the Scottish Parliament construction project

  • Identified different types of questions – the ‘how’, ‘what’, ‘when’ and ‘so what’ questions

  • Derived your own research question

  • Been introduced to the philosophical underpinnings of research

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