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Transforming Construction Alliance: Core Innovation Hub

Industry guidance for BIM transformation

21 October 2021

A new report by Kwadwo Oti-Sarpong and Rey Shojaei has been published by CCHPR and the Centre for Digital Built Britain. Taking the form of a guidance document for the construction sector, the report sets out six key factors that will help construction firms tranform their project delivery through the use of BIM and OSM...


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Can you help with our research?

21 October 2021

If you're involved in the provision of any kind of modular or container housing for people experiencing homelessness, we'd love you to take part in our research with the Centre for Homelessness Impact . Please contact Dr Katy Karampour here at CCHPR.


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Mini 'mod 'homes can help rough sleepers get off the streets for good

19 October 2021

A new study on the first modular mini-homes in England created for those experiencing homelessness has found that – combined with “wraparound support” – these small, inexpensive units made from factory-built components help to restore the health, relationships and finances of residents. Our researchers have been working...


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New papers published

13 October 2021

A number of new papers have been published recently by CCHPR researchers, including The promises and reality of smart telecare and How countries achieve greater use of offsite manufacturing to build new housing: identifying typologies through institutional theory


Read more at: David Cowans, Group Chief Executive of Places for People, joins CCHPR as an Associate Member

David Cowans, Group Chief Executive of Places for People, joins CCHPR as an Associate Member

5 October 2021

Dr Gemma Burgess, Director of the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research, and the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge are delighted to announce that David Cowans , Group Chief Executive of Places for People, has been made an Associate Member of CCHPR. David has over 30 years’ experience of...


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Dr Katayoun Karampour joins CCHPR

9 September 2021

Gemma Burgess is delighted to announce that Dr Katy Karampour has joined CCHPR as a Research Associate. Katy comes to us from the Bartlett School of Planning at UCL and will be working on a number of projects, including our collaboration with Places for People.


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Latest research newsletter from CCHPR now available

9 September 2021

The Septermber 2021 newsletter from CCHPR is available on request. For your copy, please email Pam Lee, our administrator, on pjl56@cam.ac.uk . To sign up to our mailing list, click here .


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New MMC podcast available

9 September 2021

Hannah Holmes recently took part in a podcast discussing how the UK can unlock modern methods of construction on a large scale. Read more on the project page here .


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New paper on technology transfer published

8 September 2021

A paper co-authored by CCHPR researcher Dr Kwadwo Oti-Sarpong has been published by the International Journal of Project Management. International technology transfer through projects: A social construction of technology perspective unpacks the socio-technical developments that occur in attempts to transfer foreign...


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New paper published!

17 August 2021

A paper by Kwadwo Oti-Sarpog, Erika Parn, Gemma Burgess and Mohamed Zaki has been published online by Construction Innovation. Read more on the project page.


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