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QSi Research Directorate

The QSi Scientific Research Directorate plays a significant role in promoting, guiding and coordinating research activities by Members of the organisation. QSi members research into different aspects of the built environment. These aspects could be financial, technological, procedural, managerial, socio-cultural, etc. Research is increasingly using a multi-disciplinary perspective to provide a greater understanding of the complex challenges of modern life and practices. The QSi welcomes and supports research and the mission of its Scientific Directorate is to provide an encouraging and networking environment for the promotion of research. The multi-faceted tasks of the Scientific Research Directorate include:

  • Developing knowledge among members
  • Fostering an active research culture and encouraging innovation and creativity among QSi members
  • Using research findings to improve the professions of the Built Environment
  • Enhancing the reputation of the QSi and its members by encouraging and promoting quality research

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News

DateSubjectInformationLink
12/10/2018New Directorate of ResearchQSi Forms New Directorate of ResearchLink

Events

DateSubjectInformationLink
26/27 May 2022Festival of Research A two-day event is organised at University of Wolverhampton, Springfield Campus on 26th and 27th May 2022. The first day consists of presentations from Faculty Postgraduate Research students and the second day is to showcase our industry links. You are invited on both days, please register through this link. Links Festival of Research - Day 1 Tickets, Thu 26 May 2022 at 09:15 | Eventbrite Festival of Research - Day 2 Tickets, Fri 27 May 2022 at 09:15 | Eventbrite QSi Research Directorate will be presenting on day 2, 27th May 2022 during the 14:00 – 16:00 Research Institute Talk - Construction Futures Research Centre. Kindly mention that you are a QSi member during registration via Eventbrite.Link

Members of the QSi Research Directorate

NameBioLink
Dr Subashini SureshDirectorate of ResearchLink
Lovelin ObiDirectorate of ResearchLink
Ezekiel ChinyioDirectorate of ResearchLink
Dr Paul HamptonQSi Global PresidentLink

Recent Research & Publications (2018)

TypeSubjectInformationLink
Book100 Plus Legal Cases for Quantity SurveyorsReference book written by Roger KnowlesLink
Book ChapterA review of stakeholder management in construction, Chapter in the book titled “Research Companion to Construction EconomicsChinyio E, Singh S and Suresh S (2021), A review of stakeholder management in construction, Chapter in the book titled “Research Companion to Construction Economics”, Elgar Handbook of Research series, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.Link
Book ChapterPerception of University Students on Gender Issues in the IndustrySuresh S., Aziz A.H.A., Stride M., Renukappa S., and Hampton P. (2021) Perception of University Students on Gender Issues in the Industry. In: Ahmed S.M., Hampton P., Azhar S., D. Saul A. (eds) Collaboration and Integration in Construction, Engineering, Management and Technology. Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (IEREK Interdisciplinary Series for Sustainable Development). Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-48465-1_76Link
Journal PaperThe key enablers, techniques and benefits of managing stakeholders within BIM supported projectsSingh, S., Chinyio, E. and Suresh, S. (2021), "The key enablers, techniques and benefits of managing stakeholders within BIM supported projects", Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. Link
Journal PaperBarriers and cost model of implementing unmanned aerial system (UAS) services in a decentralised system: case of the Dominican RepublicReynoso Vanderhorst, H.D., Heesom, D., Suresh, S., Renukappa, S. and Burnham, K. (2022), "Barriers and cost model of implementing unmanned aerial system (UAS) services in a decentralised system: case of the Dominican Republic", Construction Innovation, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. Link
Journal PaperManaging COVID-19-related knowledge: A smart cities perspectiveAbdalla, W., Renukappa, S., and Suresh,S. (2022). Managing COVID-19-related knowledge: A smart cities perspective. Knowledge and Process Management, 1–23, https://doi.org/10.1002/kpm.1706Link
Journal PaperEvaluation of challenges for sustainable transformation of Qatar oil and gas industry: A graph theoretic and matrix approach, Energy Policy, Vol 162Sarrakh, R., Renukappa, S., and Suresh, S., (2022) Evaluation of challenges for sustainable transformation of Qatar oil and gas industry: A graph theoretic and matrix approach, Energy Policy, Vol 162, Elsevier Publishing. Link
Journal PaperCritical knowledge areas for managing COVID-19 pandemic, Journal of Knowledge ManagementAbdalla, A., Renukappa, S., and Suresh, S., (2022) Critical knowledge areas for managing COVID-19 pandemic, Journal of Knowledge Management, Emerald publications DOI: 10.1108/JKM-01-2021-0083.Link
Research PaperCoping with the Complexity of Safety, Health, and Wellbeing in Construction Joint CIB W099 and TG59 International Safety, Health, and People in Construction ConferenceSalvador, Brazil, August 1st - 3rd 2018 Link
Research PaperStrategies to Cope with Stress Among Construction ProfessionalsPaper presented at the RICS COBRA Conference - April 2018Link
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