Thursday, April 19, 2012

Dissertations: the final hand-in

There has been much excitement in the Departmental Office over the last two weeks as the final year students have been handing in their dissertations. This really is an exciting event as the dissertation is the largest piece of written work the students have undertaken and is based  on their own area of research interest.

Waiting to be marked - photo by the Ed

Handing in - photo by the Ed

To watch a video of the final hand-in go to the Department of Real Estate and Construction page on Facebook. While you're there don't forget to LIKE us...then you won't forget where we are!

If you're interested, here are just some of the titles that have been submitted this year for the BSc programmes in Construction Management:

  • An investigation into the causes of work related stress and whether they vary amongst four main professions in the construction industry.
  • A study of site waste management plan implementation and its influences on material waste reduction.
  • Has the adoption and integration of Building Information Modelling (BIM) enhanced collaborative team working practices on construction projects in the UK construction industry?
  • Are UK government policies ensuring an effective reduction in carbon emissions from the current UK housing stock?
  • Affordable housing delivery in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • Investigation into perception of women and their roles of domesticity and motherhood in the construction industry.



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