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


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


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


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


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...

Our Director reflects on the launch


On 25th July 2023 we celebrated the launch of the Leeds Centre for Projects (LCP). It’s been a long time in the making and we still have a long way to go, but the launch was a significant milestone for us. I’ve taken some time to reflect on the launch and the discussions we had...

Dr Dicle Kortantamer visits research collaborators in Sydney, Australia


Dr Dicle Kortantamer, Lecturer in Project Management visited the University of Sydney from 17 to 29th July 2023. She presented her latest publication on rethinking leadership in projects for a resilient and just future at the John Grill Institute for Project Leadership. The visit also involved research discussions with Professor Jennifer Whyte, the researchers at...

MSc Engineering Project Management student Eldar Hasanli wins the prestigious APM YNL Student of the Year 2023 award


We congratulate Eldar Hasanli (MSc Engineering Project Management student) for receiving the APM Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire Branch Award for Student of the Year 2023. The Association for Project Management awarded this to Eldar in recognition of his work with the Chirag Gas Lift Project (CGLP) in the Azerbaijan hinterland of the Caspian Sea. [Eldar...

Dr Luca Sabini is elected onto the EURAM Project Organising SIG Board


Luca Sabini (Associate Professor in Project Management) has been elected onto the European Academy of Management (EURAM) Project Organising Special Interest Group (SIG) Board. He will initially take on the role of General Track Chair and will be on the Board for four years. [Luca Sabini at the moment of the election] He will join...

The LCP shows strong presence at EURAM 2023 in Dublin, Ireland


Last week one of the leading conferences in the field of business and management took place in Dublin, Ireland. Over 1,500 people attended the European Academy of Management (EURAM) annual conference to discuss latest research in the field across 14 different special interest groups (SIG). [left to right: Yazan Alzoubi, Joseph Watton, Dicle Kortantamer, Christine...