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 emphasizes the significance of timely payments in the UAE construction industry for the prosperity of the local economy.
This paper aims to establish the indicators and incidents of potential bid rigging in the Saudi Arabian public works sector through a two-step historical analysis of bidding data.
The paper evaluates innovation through value co-creation through six international contractors.
This paper looks at the extent of insurance policies in terms of efficacy in serving the intended purposes, and risk management in the Sri Lankan construction industry.
This paper discusses property valuation and market data with some insights on the situation in Ghana to provide the context for the study.
This paper examines knowledge sharing and application among a major client, consultants, main contractors and subcontractors in a programme supply network for a multi-billion dollar national infrastructure programme of megaprojects
This paper engages with a complex market associated with the provision of world class sports venues, focusing on Formula 1 (F1).
This paper examined the effect of MCT usage on the WFC of Australian construction site managers.
This paper reviews the law of negligent valuation and explores the legal status of compliance with professional guidance in evidencing ‘reasonable’ care.
This paper presents financial statement analyses of Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) across multiple sectors of the UK Private Finance Initiative (PFI) programme.
This paper looks at the generic repeat design of schools in Ireland.
The purpose of the research is to obtain a better understanding of adjudicators’ jurisdiction in the context of the built environment.
This paper determines an appropriate method for determining project management maturity in NSW local government.
This paper uncovers the profile of SPIs in the Australian construction industry.
This paper reviews the investment performance of residential property that is located under flight paths to track capital returns over an extended time period.
This paper proposes a visual field observation instrument for assessing the physical condition of building elements that are likely to have significant impact on school buildings’ IEQ.
This paper sets out to understand the nature of suicide among construction operatives.
This paper aims to bridge the perceptible gap in knowledge pertaining to labour market trends for QS’s in Ireland.
This paper concerns the application of cutting edge digital recording techniques within the context of heritage-led urban regeneration.
This research identifies the challenge of Knowledge Management implementation in twelve DEM companies in Portugal.
This paper focuses on the impact of the PPP debt load on the sustainability of this method as a vehicle for infrastructure provision.
This paper tries through its interdisciplinary approach to address public domain issues both from an urban and a legal perspective.
This paper investigates the back-ground to the current position and uses case studies and interviews with residents of a number of estates where these service charges are payable to determine how this is working in practice.
The paper will help project managers better understand behaviour in project organisations and why some project actors are more popular than others.
This paper emerged from a broader study of the influence of national culture on time and money claims on international construction projects.
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