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Qualifications

BA (Hons.) MA MSc PhD

FHEA, MCIOB

Biography

Dr William Collinge is Lecturer in Project Management in the Dept. of MACE.  He is a Chartered Construction Manager (MCIOB) and Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA).  He is a research active academic in construction project management and engineering and digital technology development.

His current research areas are:  BIM (building information modelling).

Digitization & complexity for health, safety & wellbeing (Theme Lead - Thomas Ashton Institute) / Construction health and safety improvement.

Social construction of technologies (SCOT).

Collaboration on megaprojects (systems dynamics & agent-based modelling).

Data driven engineering for better asset management.

Ethics and social responsibility in construction project management.

Construction waste & digitization.

Stakeholder management and engagement (digitization).

Sustainability in construction.

Urban environments and project management.

Teaching: construction project management; IT in project management; civil engineering practice; research methods.

Industry engagement: CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building) Committee member; BIM 4 Health and Safety member; CIOB Asset Management Group member. 

Research reports for govt./industry: Keeping the UK Building Safely (KUBS); BIM Risk Safety Library reports (Discovering Safety - HSE);  Innovative procurement models in construction (IPI) (Innovate UK); HaCIRIC report.

Dr Collinge holds academic degrees in Construction Management & Engineering (PhD - Reading, 2014); Applied Informatics (MSc distinction -(Reading, 2008); Information & Library Management (MA & Diploma - LJMU, 1996); Classics/Archaeology (BA. Hons. - Warwick, 1993).

Units taught

ENGM 67061 Managing Projects with ICT - Lecturer

ENGM 60092 Construction Project Management Professional Practice - Unit Coordinator & Lead Lecturer.

Prizes and awards

Building Innovation Awards shortlisted 2022 - Best Health and Safety Innovation. 

Health and Safety Software of the Year Winner 2021: Construction Computing Awards.

buildingSMART Winner 2020: Professional Research Category - BIM Risk Safety Library.

CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building) Winner 2015 International Innovation & Research Award Prize.

Research interests

Research Awards

Health and Safety Risk BIM Library project (Discovering Safety Programme: Lloyds Register Foundation) (January 2019 - December 2021). PI role. Value: £471,012.40.

Keeping the UK Building Safely phase 1 & 2. (Discovering Safety Programme: HSE). Co-I role. Value £507,927.00.

Research Interests

BIM (building information modelling).

Digitization & complexity for health, safety & wellbeing (Theme Lead - Thomas Ashton Institute) / Construction health and safety improvement.

Social construction of technologies (SCOT).

Collaboration on megaprojects (systems dynamics & agent-based modelling).

Data driven engineering for better asset management.

Ethics and social responsibility in construction project management.

Construction waste & digitization.

Stakeholder management and engagement (digitization).

Sustainability in construction.

Urban environments and project management.

Teaching

ENGM 67061 Managing Projects with ICT - Lecturer

ENGM 60092 Construction Project Management Professional Practice - Unit Coordinator & Lead Lecturer.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

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):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Arts, Information & Library Management, Liverpool John Moores University

Master in Science, Applied Informatics, The University of Reading

Doctor of Engineering, Construction Management & Engineering, The University of Reading

Bachelor of Arts, Ancient History & Classical Archaeology, The University of Warwick

Areas of expertise

  • TH Building construction
  • Project Management
  • Building construction and performance
  • BIM
  • Health and Safety
  • Civil engineering

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Sustainable Futures
  • Digital Futures
  • Thomas Ashton Institute

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