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 looks at the construction cost and commercial management system comparisons in UK and China.
This paper examines each state and determine what barriers, if any, exist to the use of construction management at risk in the public sector.
This paper looks at a longitudinal study of strategic planning processes in Irish quantity surveying practices.
This paper explores the efficacy of CBN’s governing system on capital projects based the conditions of contract and the leadership structure used on the projects.
This research study examines the perceived learning of approximately 50 students that have had classes at the field laboratory to determine if the lab experience improves classroom learning and meets learning styles of construction management students.
This paper reviews the literature on design economics and deduce relationships between Capital Cost (CC) and design variables; and initial Embodied Carbon (EC) and design variables by collecting data of 10 office buildings in the UK.
The aim of this paper is to establish the design obligations implied in design and build contracts.
This paper looks at the impacts of delayed payment on project delivery.
This paper provides recommendations for how higher education providers can make better use of technology and help to drive the construction industry forward.
This paper looks at the theory and practice in energy regulations for houses.
This paper assesses the effectiveness of the GFIP retrofit public consultation initiative implemented retrospectively.
This paper explores the UK industrial professionals perspective on how could project management and project planning be improved.
This paper aims to assess integrated sustainability contributions of a rooftop garden in an institutional setting.
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.
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