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Billy is a Professor of Construction Management within the School of Engineering & Built Environment at GCU. He is Research Theme Lead for Built Environments, Deputy Director of the School’s Research Centre for ‘Built Environment Asset Management’ (BEAM) and chair of the School Ethics Committee. Billy has a PhD in Construction Management (H&S Thesis); BSc (Hons) in Construction Management & Engineering and a BA in Occupational Health and Safety. He joined GCU in 2002, after a career in construction contracting. Since then, he has delivered research on several HSE, IOSH, EPSRC, CITB and industry funded projects totalling £900k, 50+ peer-reviewed publications and a REF Impact Case Study for REF2014. His research portfolio is exclusively focused on improving occupational health and safety within the construction industry, including studies that have improved worker engagement, migrant worker H&S, and safety in design. These contribute directly to UN Sustainable Development Goals for ‘Good Health and Wellbeing’, and ‘Decent Work’. Billy’s industry engagement is a key factor in his research success, with several studies leading to industry guidance for HSE and CITB. He has developed several CPD courses on the subject of construction health and safety, and is currently Chair of the CIOB National H&S Group, International Coordinator of the ‘International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction’ Health and Safety Working Group, and chair of several other industry working groups.
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In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
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Project: Contract Research
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre - Scoping Study to develop "root cause" mapping tool for constructiuon waste
12/03/18 → 30/06/18
Project: Research Grant
12/09/16 → 23/09/16
Lawani, K., Hare, B., Cameron, I., Homatash, H. & Campbell, J., 17 Feb 2022, In: Frontiers in Built Environment . 7, 20 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile27 Downloads (Pure)
Exploring emotional intelligence and conflict management styles in Dominican Republic construction industryLawani, K., Arias Abad, L. A., Craig, N., Hare, B. & Cameron, I., 2 Feb 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile65 Downloads (Pure)
Lawani, K., McKenzie-Govan, S., Hare, B., Sherratt, F. & Cameron, I., 3 Jan 2022, In: Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology. 20, 1, p. 321-338 18 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile1 Citation (Scopus)79 Downloads (Pure)
A comparison of manual handling risks in different domestic waste collection systems using three separate evaluation methodsThomas, D., Hare, B. & Evangelinos, K., May 2021, In: International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. 83, 13 p., 103111.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Conceptualising self-determination theory as an indicator for improving construction worker motivationLawani, K., Hare, B. & Cameron, I., 30 Sep 2021, Proceedings of ARCOM Conference 2021: Recover, Rebuild and Renew. Scott, L. & Neilson, C. J. (eds.). ARCOM
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference contributionOpen AccessFile42 Downloads (Pure)
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16 Jun 2020
Activity: Other › Types of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation