RICS hosts the annual COBRA conference, a key event for presenting and discussing the latest industry research.
The latest conference papers from COBRA are available below. All papers were subject to review at both the abstract and full paper stage, to ensure relevance, rigour and topicality.
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20 Sep 2016
This paper outlines the process undertaken, identify challenges posed by working on line in virtual teams with two different cultural and educational environments, and will make recommendations relating to how on-line international projects can be embedded into different curricula.
The paper aims to review and reflect how the key sustainability aspects are achieved through BIM in AECO industries.
This paper develops a strategic model to assist with the identification and management of risks associated with business development and innovation within construction organisations.
This paper assessed the impact of project delivery methods used by railroad organizations to perform highway-rail intersection projects with similar scope in New York State.
This paper provides a conceptual framework to enhance productivity, where international professionals and contractors are involved in construction projects.
This paper uses the asset value enhancement model to look at strategic partnering in construction.
This paper focuses on a comprehensive review of the literature pertaining to construction health and safety and sustainable buildings.
This paper explores the feasibility of applying scenario planning and thinking in major and mega construction projects.
This paper looks at various European countries' roles, tasks and responsibilities of public and private parties in assuring and guaranteeing the technical quality of construction works.
This paper reviews existing university and industry research collaboration and to develop a best practice model suitable for facilitating research collaboration.
The paper looks at the sustainability factors that influence the choice of construction materials in Nigeria.
26 Jun 2015
This paper looks at a theoretical framework aimed at the development of an electronic system for guiding clients in the selection of an appropriate building procurement option is presented.
This paper aims to explore new technologies for detecting failures in temporary structures during construction.
The aim of this study was to rate and determine the core communication skills a construction project manager should possess to enhance and ensure project success, as well as if leadership is important to communicate effectively.
This paper looks at an online survey of UK-based construction professionals to evaluate risk impacts on the variance between contract sum and final account in contractor-led design and build projects.
This paper describes efforts to determine what these skills are & how they can be taught at the higher education level through the development of an educational framework.
This paper aims to appraise the companies strategies during the boom and investigate a more sustainable strategies for long term success.
This research explores building envelope thermal radiant cooling in commercial and residential properties.
This paper aims to present a state-of-the-art review of the scope and practical implications of the Building Information Modelling (BIM) platform in the UK construction practice.
This paper explores whether absolute immunity for judges should be abolished or not.
This paper is the result of policy studies and a vivid political debate on the one hand and on the other hand of expert consultancy related to experiments with the aim to guarantee the performance as built by the builder using a new system of quality control.
This paper focuses on the comparison of two AHP approaches by investigating factor weights through a previous real case study.
This paper aims to consolidate a group of competitive dimensions and their respective criteria which will be used to evaluate suppliers at the selection stage.
The paper adopts a case study approach to understand the long-term success of Turkish contractors in the fractured markets of MENA and CIS.
This paper looks at the introduction of statutory adjudication in meeting the objective of Sir Michael Latham in quick dispute settlement solving cash-flow problems.
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