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Congratulations to our Director for being promoted to Professor of Project Management

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We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate our Director Professor Christine Unterhitzenberger for becoming the new Chair in Project Management at the University of Leeds.   The panel was very impressed by her achievements after transitioning from industry to academia, her vision for bettering practices by moulding the professionals and the academics of...

Ethical behaviours in construction - participate in a study led by Dr William Collinge

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Ethics and ethical behaviours are central to professionalism in project management.  Whilst remaining key qualities for both companies and individuals, the complexity of construction projects means identifying ethical issues and responding to them appropriately can be challenging and problematic.  Additionally, the evolving nature of projects means ethical challenges emerge andshift over time via technologies, regulations...

Team of MSc ICME students win the Accuracy Construction Championship 2024

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Daniel Merriman, Madhur Chugh and Mauricio Cusimayta Gonzales, postgraduate students on our MSc International Construction Management and Engineering, formed a team to compete in the inaugural Accuracy Construction Championship against 30 other groups from leading UK Universities. The team submitted a detailed proposal for the restart of the Crossrail 2 megaproject to a panel comprising...

MSc EPM/ICME - December Graduation Ceremony

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On 12.12.2023 we celebrated the graduation of our most recent MSc cohort. Our warmest congratulations to the graduates of the 2022/2023 class. This is a special day to celebrate the hard work, learning and experiences of the past 12 months for our graduates, their families, loved ones and friends. It marks a significant milestone in...

MSc EPM/ICME student dinner

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On Monday the 4th of December students from the two MSc programmes associated with the LCP  participated in a Christmas get together. The dinner was organised by the Programme Leaders Dr Luca Sabini (for MSc Engineering Project Management) and Dr William Collinge (for MSc International Construction Management and Engineering) and our Director, Dr Christine Unterhitzenberger,...

Dr Dicle Kortantamer spoke at the John Grill Institute for Project Leadership Online Symposium

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Our Dr Dicle Kortantamer, Prof Jennifer Whyte (Director of the John Grill Institute for Project Leadership, University of Sydney), Prof Stefan Williams (Director of the Digital Sciences Initiative, University of Sydney) and Matt Gjelsman (Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Bentley Systems) discussed how AI is changing project leadership at the Project Leadership in a Changing...

Dr Christine Unterhitzenberger provides the academic perspective at the Major Projects Association 2023 Annual Conference

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Our Director Dr Christine Unterhitzenberger was invited to share the academic perspective on this year's theme of the Major Projects Association's Annual Conference. The conference set out to explore outcomes under the theme of In Pursuit of Outcomes: Foolhardy or Flippin' Hard? The concept of outcomes is not new and it is present in many handbooks...

Dr Christine Unterhitzenberger is interviewed on BBC 5 Live Breakfast

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Our Director Dr Christine Unterhitzenberger is interviewed by BBC 5 Live Breakfast in relation to Rishi Sunak’s HS2 announcement yesterday to scrap the the northern leg of HS2. She explains what the consequences are from a project management perspective, what needs to be considered for the newly announced projects and what some of the challenges...

Dr William Collinge wins the Emerald Award at the Association of Researchers in Construction Management

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LCP member Dr William Collinge (Associate Professor Construction Management) was the happy recipient of the Emerald Award prize for his work with PhD researcher Yingshuang Shi on: “Measuring Social Value in Rail Infrastructure Projects: A System Dynamic Approach” at the 39th Annual ARCOM (Association of Researchers in Construction Management) conference 2023 which was held at...