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Investigating digital technological competencies amongst Black Asian Minority Ethnic construction students in the UK (2021)
Journal Article
Balogun, T., Awonuga, O., & Abowen-Dake, R. (2021). Investigating digital technological competencies amongst Black Asian Minority Ethnic construction students in the UK. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, https://doi.org/10.1108/JEDT-08-2021-0449

Purpose – This study aims to investigate Digital Technology (DT) competencies, training and awareness amongst Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) construction student in the UK. Design/methodology/approach – This study uses a quantitative online sur... Read More about Investigating digital technological competencies amongst Black Asian Minority Ethnic construction students in the UK.

The effective creation of social value in infrastructure delivery (2021)
Journal Article
Watts, G., Higham, A., & Abowen-Dake, R. (2021). The effective creation of social value in infrastructure delivery. Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability, 175(4), 167-174. https://doi.org/10.1680/jensu.21.00052

The need to create social value during the delivery of infrastructure projects is growing in importance. However, it can be argued that the initial expectations of stakeholders at the outset of projects are not being achieved once the project is deli... Read More about The effective creation of social value in infrastructure delivery.

Social value practices in housing associations' construction procurement in northwest England
Presentation / Conference
Abowen-Dake, R., Higham, A., Farrell, P., & Watts, G. Social value practices in housing associations' construction procurement in northwest England. Presented at ARCOM 36th Annual Conference :building a common good in construction, Online

Housing associations (HAs) embed social value (SV) in construction procurement processes and use social clauses as contractual Mechanisms to compel construction supply chains (CSCs) to deliver expected requirements. Whereas extant literature provi... Read More about Social value practices in housing associations' construction procurement in northwest England.