Research Opportunities - Built Environment

March 31, 2000

The following listing is for research degrees and jobs in <#221> Built Environment . Where possible a central contact person or office contact point has been given. Where there are several contact people they have been listed with the courses for which they have responsibility. If an institution does not appear in this list you should not assume that they do not offer post-graduate research degrees.


<#221> Key <#224> <#221> Name of institution <#224> For the sake of brevity the short version of an institution's name has been used. <#224> <#221> Validation <#224> If an institution's courses are validated by another college its name is given in brackets. <#224> <#221> Contact names <#224> A contact is given for each opportunity listed. Where there is a central contact for all an institution's opportunities in a particular area, the contact will be given once only. <#224> <#221> Qualifccation level <#224> MSc, PhD etc. The figure in brackets indicates the number of places available where known. <#224> <#221> Mode of study <#224> FT = Full Time <#224> PT = Part Time <#224> <#221> Funding <#224> A = Assistantships available to students to undertake paid work while studying for a higher degree <#224> &#163; = Scholarship/ studentships available <#224> ? = Funding is a possibility.


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Built Environment

Aberdeen U. Land Economy Dr Brenna O'Roarty Tel: 01224 2357; URL:

Anglia P.U. Building Management and Technology Research Centre Prof Dave King Tel: 01245 493131; URL:

Bath U. Architecture and Civil Engineering Dr A Ballantyne Tel: 01225 826826 ext 3016; URL: &#163;? A?

Queen's U. of Belfast Architecture Dr Chris Tweed Tel: 01232 4522; URL:

Birmingham U. Centre for Urban and Regional Studies Dr S Hall Tel: 0121 414 7421; URL: &#163; A? Geography Dr G R McGregor Tel: 0121 414 5520/6935; URL: uk/geography/ &#163;

Brighton U. Construction, Geography and Surveying Dr A J Miller Tel: 013 642380; URL: Architecture and Interior Design Prof John McKean Tel: 013 642484; URL:

Bristol: UWE Built Environment Dr Stuart Farthing Tel: 0117 965 6261 ext 3073/3102 Email:

Cambridge U. Land Economy Dr Ian Hodge Tel: 01223 337134; URL: &#163; Cardiff Cardiff School of Engineering Dr J A Brandon Tel: 01222 874265; URL: Welsh School of Architecture Prof P J Jones Tel: 01222 874078; URL:

Central England U. in Birmingham Built Environment Prof Alan Middleton Tel: 0121 331 5118 Fax: 0121 356 9915 Quantity Surveying J S Durrant Tel: 0121 331 5769 Fax: 0121 331 5172

Central Lancashire U. Centre for Fire and Explosion Studies Dr Andrew Platten Tel: 01772 893234; URL: Built Environment Dr Andrew Platten Tel: 01772 893234; URL:

City U. Property Valuation and Management George Matysiak Tel: 0171 477 8218; URL:

De Montfort U. Centre for Conservation Studies Dr Judith Roberts Tel: 0116 255 1551/253 81 Fax: 0116 257 7440 Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development Kevin J Lomas Tel: 0116 257 7445 Email:

Dundee U. Architecture A Roberts Tel: 01382 345266 Email: &#163;? A?

East London U. Centre for Environment and Computing in Architecture Mr Mike Thompson Tel: 0181 590 7000 ext 3215/3223 Email: Geographic Information Research Unit (GIRU) Dr Martin Ralphs Tel: 0181 590 7000 ext 2603/2355; URL: Industrial Metrology Research Unit Prof Barry Gorham Tel: 0181 590 7000 ext 2513/2355 Email: Land Reform Research Unit Dr Richard Bullard Tel: 0181 590 7000 ext 2577/2355 Email: Mobile Robots Research Unit Mr Martin Smith Tel: 0181 590 7000 ext 2432/2367 Email: uk Surveying Dr Richard Bullard Tel: 0181 590 7000 ext 2577/2355 Email:

Edinburgh U. Architecture Prof I B Whyte Tel: 0131 650 2322/2334; URL:

Edinburgh: Heriot-Watt U. Building Engineering and Surveying Prof P F G Banfill Tel: 0131 449 5111 ext 4648; URL:

Edinburgh College of Art (Edinburgh: Heriot-Watt U.) Architecture Adrian Napper Tel: 0131 221 6071; URL: Landscape Architecture Margaret Dingsdale/ Peter Aspinell Tel: 0131 221 6091; URL: uk/land/land.htm

Glamorgan U. Built Environment Prof Peter Hibberd Tel: 01443 482662; URL:

Glasgow Caledonian U. Building and Surveying Dr G Galbraith Tel: 0141 331 3295; URL: &#163; A

Greenwich U. Architecture and Landscape Prof A Quiney Tel: 0181 331 9103 Fax: 0181 331 9359 Land and Construction Management Prof D Isaac Tel: 0181 331 9336 Email:

Huddersfield U. Architecture Prof Brian Edwards Tel: 01484 4783 Email: &#163;? A?

Kent Inst. of Art &amp; Design (Kent U.) Architecture P Robertson Tel: 01622 757286; URL: Visual Communications/School of Architecture/School of Fine Art Peter Sanger Tel: 01622 757286; URL: uk/kiad.htm &#163; A

Kingston U. Surveying/School of Architecture Sue-Ann Lee Tel: 0181 547 2000 ext 4198 Email:

Leeds U. Institute for Transport Studies Mrs B Peel Tel: 0113 233 5331; URL: &#163; A?

Leeds Metropolitan U. Design and the Built Environment Malcolm Bell Tel: 0113 283 2600; URL: Planning and Housing G Haughton Tel: 0113 283 1702; URL:

Liverpool U. Architecture and Building Engineering Prof D Oldham Tel: 0151 794 2607; URL:

Liverpool John Moores U. Built Environment Research Officer Tel: 0151 231 3536/3602; URL: &#163;

London: University College Bartlett School of Architecture, Building, Environmental Design and Planning Ms A Pink Tel: 0171 391 1738; URL: Development Planning Unit (DPU) Ms Deepa Visavadia Tel: 0171 388 7581; URL: /dpu/

Loughborough U. Civil and Building Engineering Prof M Raoof Tel: 01509 222610; URL:

Manchester U. Architecture Dr F E Brown Tel: 0161 5 6934 Email: &#163;?

Manchester Metropolitan U. Architecture, Landscape and 3D Design Dr G T McKennan Tel: 0161 247 1115 Email:

Napier U. Building and Surveying Prof B Sloan Tel: 0131 455 2248; URL: &#163;? A?

Newcastle U. Architecture Dr A G Tipple Tel: 0191 222 6024; URL:

North East Wales Institute of HE (U. of Wales) Science and Technology Dr Paul C Beaumont Tel: 01978 293004; URL:

North London U. Architecture and Interior Design L Kellaher/ Prof Florian Beigel Tel: 0171 753 5038; URL:

Northumbria U. Built Environment Dr R Giddings Tel: 0191 2 4742; URL:

Nottingham U. Built Environment: Institute of Building Technology Prof S B Riffat Tel: 0115 951 3157; URL:

Nottingham Trent U. Building and Environmental Health Mr Carter Tel: 0115 948 6437 Fax: 0115 948 6438

Oxford Brookes U. Architecture Mrs K Hillsdon Tel: 01865 483233; URL:

Plymouth U. Architecture Dr Hisham Elkadi Tel: 01752 233610; URL: &#163;? A?

Portsmouth U. Land and Construction Management Dr Victoria Edwards Tel: 01705 842915 Email: Architecture Dr Kevin McCartney Tel: 01705 842083 Email:

Prince of Wales's I. of Architecture (U. of Wales) Graduate School The Registrar Tel: 0171 916 7380 Email:

Reading U. Construction Management and Engineering Dr W P Hughes Tel: 0118 931 8201; URL: Land Management and Development Prof C Ward Tel: 0118 931 8175 Email:

Robert Gordon U. Architecture Prof Robin Webster Tel: 01224 263500; URL: Surveying Mr Robert Pollock Tel: 01224 263700; URL:

Salford U. Construction IT Sue Buckley Tel: 0161 295 5355 Email: European Studies Research Institute Miss Wendy Pickles Tel: 0161 295 5614; URL: &#163;? A? Research Centre for the Built and Human Environment Prof Peter Barrett Tel: 0161 295 5588; URL: http://www.salford. &#163; A

Sheffield U. Civil and Structural Engineering Dr S J Tait Tel: 0114 222 5713; URL: &#163; A Architectural Dr S Sharples Tel: 0114 222 0323; URL: &#163;? A?

Sheffield Hallam U. Construction Prof P S Mangat Tel: 0114 225 3339; URL: &#163;? A?

South Bank U. Construction Prof Mike Gunn Tel: 0171 815 7160 Fax: 0171 815 7379 Construction: Building, Building Materials and the Environment Dr J Wells Tel: 0171 815 7225 Email: uk Construction: Construction Information Technology Dr J Tah Tel: 0171 815 7226; URL: Construction: Construction Management Dr S Naoum Tel: 0171 815 7290 Email: Construction: Housing and Construction Prof Philip Leather Tel: 0171 815 7254 Fax: 0171 815 7379

Southampton Institute (Nottingham Trent U.) Built Environment Faculty Peter Gardner Tel: 01703 319000 Email:

Strathclyde U. Architecture and Building Science Prof T W Maver Tel: 0141 552 4400 ext 3997; URL: uk/Departments/Architecture &#163;? A?

Surrey U. Civil Engineering Dr G A R Parke Tel: 01483 259544; URL:

Ulster U. Built Environment Prof J Shields Tel: 01232 368701; URL: &#163;? A?

UMIST Building Engineering Dr G J Levermore Tel: 0161 200 4241 Email: &#163; A?

Westminster U. Built Environment Dr James Barlow Tel: 0171 911 5879; URL:

Wolverhampton U. Engineering and the Built Environment: Built Environment Division Dr G D Holt Tel: 01902 322263; URL: &#163;? A?

York U. Architecture Mr C Cockburn Tel: 01904 433964; URL: uk/depts/arch/


<#221> About this service

The THES Research Opportunities Service aims to list the availability of opportunities for postgraduate research training. The listings include details of new research posts. Although courses from more than 140 institutions are represented here it is not an exhaustive listing.

Some institutions have not wished to list their courses in this way; so you should not assume that institutions not featuring in these lists have no courses to offer. This listing should give a good flavour of the wide variety of research training on offer at higher education institutions in the United Kingdom.

Potential students should not make decisions on the basis of this listing alone. Potential candidates should contact the institutions of their choice directly if they wish to discuss their future plans.They should not contact The THES or the compilers of this listing.

<#221> Quality of degrees

All UK universities in membership of the Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals have power to award British degrees after either courses of study or programmes of research, and some colleges of higher education have one or both of these powers.

Other colleges provide courses or programmes which are validated by an institution which has those powers. Courses of this kind are listed under the name of the college which runs them; the name of the validating institution, which finally awards the degree, is in brackets.

<#221> The compilers

This list has been compiled by the Higher Education Careers Services Unit (CSU) on the basis of returns from institutions. CSU is an agency of the Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals, the Standing Conference of Principals of Colleges and Institutes of higher education and the Comm- ittee of Scottish Centrally Funded Colleges.

This information has been provided for information purposes only. It is not definitive and does not take precedence over the official publications of universities and colleges. While every effort has been made to ensure that the information is accurate and that those institutions which wanted to take part have been included, CSU can accept no responsibility for errors or omissions.

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