Why is research important in construction?
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Welcome to Global Issues in the Construction Industry
- Industrial construction
- Heavy engineering construction
- Residential building construction
- Commercial building construction
- Explore contemporary issues that affect the construction industry
- Address the importance of ethics
- Discover some of the considerations necessary when approaching novel research
- Be encouraged to select a topic that you think requires further investigation
Checking your progress
Your taskIn the video, George shares what he thinks research can bring to construction.Introduce yourself and tell us why you are interested in this course. Tell us if you have personal experience of how novel research has impacted positively in one or more of the construction sectors mentioned above. How do you think research can drive change in the construction industry?Have a look at other learners’ comments. If you can relate to a comment someone else has made, why not ‘like’ it or leave a reply? You can filter comments in a variety of ways (including most liked) and bookmark those you find useful.If you want to see all the recent comments on the course, just select the ‘activity’ icon. If you’re following someone, you can filter this list to show their comments and any others you’ve bookmarked.To get the very best learning experience from FutureLearn, find out more from these tips and tools for social learning.Don’t forget, whilst robust debate is encouraged, it’s important that you follow the FutureLearn Code of conduct and are respectful of your fellow learners.
Global Issues in the Construction Industry
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