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 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.
This paper looks at what motivates public sector clients to include CSR in construction procurement and how this impacts contractor behaviour.
This paper looks at the work-life balance in the construction industry.
This paper looks at whether payment processes in the construction industry have been improved to the benefit of supply chain cash flow.
This paper explores the effects and role of obsolescence within PFI/PPPs.
This paper aims to identify and document the numerous issues encountered by project managers from external stakeholders and how they affect construction projects.
This paper develops a maturity model to evaluate construction organizations’ disability management practices.
This paper considers the nature of the remedy provided when the State intervenes to rectify building failures, using the Irish Pyrite Resolution Scheme and the Homeowner Protection Act of British Columbia as examples.
This paper examines if there are ways for building design to be improved to account for fire protection system malfunctions.
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