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 on 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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Global Issues in the Construction Industry

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