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; and

  • Been introduced to the philosophical underpinnings of research.

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Global Issues in the Construction Industry

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