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Inter-Organisational Collaboration Structures and Features to Facilitate Stakeholder Collaboration (2024)
Journal Article
Ganeshu, P., Fernando, T., Therrien, M., & Keraminiyage, K. (in press). Inter-Organisational Collaboration Structures and Features to Facilitate Stakeholder Collaboration. Administrative Sciences, 14(2), 25. https://doi.org/10.3390/admsci14020025

Although inter-organisational collaborative structures play a vital role in determining the level of collaboration among organisations, the identification of required organisational structural types and their features to facilitate fruitful collabora... Read More about Inter-Organisational Collaboration Structures and Features to Facilitate Stakeholder Collaboration.

A Review of the Disaster Risk Assessment Perspectives (2023)
Book Chapter
Munasinghe, D., Fernando, T., Keraminiyage, K., & Karunawardena, A. (2023). A Review of the Disaster Risk Assessment Perspectives. In Progress in Landslide Research and Technology, Volume 2 Issue 2, 2023 (323-340). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-44296-4_18

Researchers have explored different risk assessment approaches from the perspectives of different disciplines to capture urban risks, resulting in many risk assessment frameworks. In these frameworks, the risk environment is analysed using different... Read More about A Review of the Disaster Risk Assessment Perspectives.

A Holistic Approach for Fostering Community Engagement in the Decision-Making of Risk-Sensitive Urban Planning and Development (2023)
Thesis
Geekiyanage, D. (2023). A Holistic Approach for Fostering Community Engagement in the Decision-Making of Risk-Sensitive Urban Planning and Development. (Thesis). The University of Salford

In the face of increasing extreme climate events, communities are often excluded from decision-making during pre-disaster and urban planning, despite their tacit knowledge and experience in disaster response and recovery. This marginalisation poses a... Read More about A Holistic Approach for Fostering Community Engagement in the Decision-Making of Risk-Sensitive Urban Planning and Development.

Modelling Interrelationships of the Factors Impeding Community Engagement in Risk-Sensitive Urban Planning: Evidence from Sri Lanka (2023)
Journal Article
Geekiyanage, D., Fernando, T., & Keraminiyage, K. (2023). Modelling Interrelationships of the Factors Impeding Community Engagement in Risk-Sensitive Urban Planning: Evidence from Sri Lanka. Sustainability, 15(20), 14662. https://doi.org/10.3390/su152014662

During the last two decades, global disasters have impacted over 5.2 billion people, with economic losses exceeding USD 2.97 trillion. This underscores the critical need for inclusive risk-sensitive urban planning (RSUP) that integrates community ins... Read More about Modelling Interrelationships of the Factors Impeding Community Engagement in Risk-Sensitive Urban Planning: Evidence from Sri Lanka.

The role of documents in collaboration within the UK Integrated Emergency Management System (2023)
Thesis
De Mel, R. (2023). The role of documents in collaboration within the UK Integrated Emergency Management System. (Thesis). University of Salford

Effective collaboration between involved stakeholders is a crucial requirement in most any disaster management scenario, where increasingly every stage is a multi-agency effort. In the UK, Local Resilience Forums (LRFs) form the platform for this eng... Read More about The role of documents in collaboration within the UK Integrated Emergency Management System.

An investigation of oil and gas-induced displacement and resettlement policies in The south-south region of Nigeria (case studies: Finima community and Ogoniland) (2023)
Thesis
Iheme, M. (2023). An investigation of oil and gas-induced displacement and resettlement policies in The south-south region of Nigeria (case studies: Finima community and Ogoniland). (Thesis). University of Salford

According to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report in 2022, it is stated that there are more than 100 million people were forcible displaced in the year 2022, most of them within their own countries. Thus, the extraction of oil and g... Read More about An investigation of oil and gas-induced displacement and resettlement policies in The south-south region of Nigeria (case studies: Finima community and Ogoniland).

Barriers to, and enablers for, stakeholder collaboration in risk-sensitive urban planning: a systematised literature review (2023)
Journal Article
Ganeshu, P., Fernando, T., & Keraminiyage, K. (2023). Barriers to, and enablers for, stakeholder collaboration in risk-sensitive urban planning: a systematised literature review. Sustainability, 15(5), 4600

The lack of stakeholder collaboration has been recognised as a prominent hindrance in implementing risk-sensitive urban planning for creating resilient environments for communities against climate-induced risks. This study presents the outcome of a s... Read More about Barriers to, and enablers for, stakeholder collaboration in risk-sensitive urban planning: a systematised literature review.

A-Priori Framework for Community Transformation for Inclusive and Risk-Sensitive Urban Developments (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Geekiyanage, D., Fernando, T., & Keraminiyage, K. (2022, November). A-Priori Framework for Community Transformation for Inclusive and Risk-Sensitive Urban Developments. Paper presented at AUBEA 2022 - The 45th Australasian Universities Building Education Association Conference, Western Sydney University, Australia

Community-inclusive decision-making in developing equitable and risk-sensitive developments,particularly in urban settings, is becoming trending for achieving sustainable development goals(particularly SDG 10 and 11) set by the United Nations in 2015... Read More about A-Priori Framework for Community Transformation for Inclusive and Risk-Sensitive Urban Developments.

Dissatisfaction after postdisaster resettlement (2022)
Book Chapter
Sridarran, P., Keraminiyage, K., & Amaratunga, D. (2022). Dissatisfaction after postdisaster resettlement. In Investing in Disaster Risk Reduction for Resilience (213-235). Elsevier Inc. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-818639-8.00014-4

Abstract: Resettlement failure is a continuing concern within the field of postdisaster housing. There is a growing body of literature that recognizes dissatisfaction in many resettlement schemes around the world. However, a systematic understand... Read More about Dissatisfaction after postdisaster resettlement.

Mapping participatory methods in the urban development process : a systematic review and case-based evidence analysis (2021)
Journal Article
Hemba Geekiyanage, M., Fernando, T., & Keraminiyage, K. (2021). Mapping participatory methods in the urban development process : a systematic review and case-based evidence analysis. Sustainability, 13(16), e8992. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13168992

Despite the fact that vulnerable communities are the most affected by unplanned cities, considerably less attention has been given to involving them in urban development in order to ensure equitable outcomes. In this regard, there is an urgent need f... Read More about Mapping participatory methods in the urban development process : a systematic review and case-based evidence analysis.

A critical analysis of the gap between collaborative risk management policies and practice in construction projects in the Scottish highlands (2021)
Thesis
Clarke, K. A critical analysis of the gap between collaborative risk management policies and practice in construction projects in the Scottish highlands. (Thesis). University of Salford

Construction is an industry of low profits, high risks and frequent insolvencies. Recent high-profile collapses have led to more calls for clients to collaborate and share commercial risks with contractors. The effective practice of such policies may... Read More about A critical analysis of the gap between collaborative risk management policies and practice in construction projects in the Scottish highlands.

A framework to enhance the adoption of building information modelling amongst Sri Lankan quantity surveying organisations to increase the accuracy of pre-tender cost estimates (2021)
Thesis
Rathnayake, A. A framework to enhance the adoption of building information modelling amongst Sri Lankan quantity surveying organisations to increase the accuracy of pre-tender cost estimates. (Thesis). University of Salford

For decades, construction projects around the globe have been suffered to complete on budget due to ongoing cost overruns. Accordingly, both developed and developing countries have reported a number of construction projects that have resulted in incr... Read More about A framework to enhance the adoption of building information modelling amongst Sri Lankan quantity surveying organisations to increase the accuracy of pre-tender cost estimates.

Factors influencing acceptance or rejection regarding being the host community for post-disaster resettlements in developing countries (2020)
Journal Article
Hemba Geekiyanage, M., Keraminiyage, K., Fernando, T., & Jayawickrama, T. (2021). Factors influencing acceptance or rejection regarding being the host community for post-disaster resettlements in developing countries. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 53, 101973. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2020.101973

Post-disaster relocations have both positive and negative impacts on host communities. Receiving the host community’s willingness to host the new community is essential to ensure integration and the sustainability of the new resettlement. This “wil... Read More about Factors influencing acceptance or rejection regarding being the host community for post-disaster resettlements in developing countries.

The development of an offsite construction adoption strategic guideline for the Iraqi construction industry (2020)
Thesis
Saffar, N. The development of an offsite construction adoption strategic guideline for the Iraqi construction industry. (Thesis). University of Salford

Offsite construction (OSC) has been recognised as one of the alternative technological solutions to address the housing shortage and historical problems associated with the construction industry’s performance, such as labour shortages, time and cost... Read More about The development of an offsite construction adoption strategic guideline for the Iraqi construction industry.

Assessing the state of the art in community engagement for participatory decision-making in disaster risk-sensitive urban development (2020)
Journal Article
Hemba Geekiyanage, M., Fernando, T., & Keraminiyage, K. (2020). Assessing the state of the art in community engagement for participatory decision-making in disaster risk-sensitive urban development. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 51, 101847. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2020.101847

Vulnerable communities are often marginalized in the decision-making process in urban development due to barriers to community entry and challenges for community engagement. The state-of-the-art on these constraints' limits to a specific region, stat... Read More about Assessing the state of the art in community engagement for participatory decision-making in disaster risk-sensitive urban development.

Interpretive investigation into the implementation of Sustainable Business Models within Saudi housing construction industry (2020)
Thesis
Alshahrani, A. Interpretive investigation into the implementation of Sustainable Business Models within Saudi housing construction industry. (Thesis). University of Salford

Sustainable Practices (SPs) in the Housing Construction Industry (HCI) have been the subject of significant innovation, resolving housing problems and reducing the negative impacts of the built environment. These enhancements have targeted the value... Read More about Interpretive investigation into the implementation of Sustainable Business Models within Saudi housing construction industry.

14th International Postgraduate Research Conference 2019 Book of Abstracts 16-17 December 2019 (2020)
Book
(2020). A. Marshall-Ponting, Y. Ji, K. Keraminiyage, A. Lee, T. Poppelreuter, W. Swan, …E. van-Dijk (Eds.), 14th International Postgraduate Research Conference 2019 Book of Abstracts 16-17 December 2019. Salford: University of Salford

This Book of Abstracts provides a flavour of the various papers and presentations that have been contributed to the conference by the postgraduate delegates, covering the areas of Business, Economics and Finance; Property and Project Management; ICT,... Read More about 14th International Postgraduate Research Conference 2019 Book of Abstracts 16-17 December 2019.

Development of a framework to evaluate the impact of behavioural factors on the performance of strategic railway alliances in the UK (2020)
Thesis
Al-Naseri, W. Development of a framework to evaluate the impact of behavioural factors on the performance of strategic railway alliances in the UK. (Thesis). University of Salford

The increasingly competitive environments that industries are operating in today, pose several complex challenges, such as technological advances in both hard and soft systems, which require behaviours, skills and knowledge. These competencies can be... Read More about Development of a framework to evaluate the impact of behavioural factors on the performance of strategic railway alliances in the UK.

Conference proceedings of the 14th International Postgraduate Research Conference 2019 : contemporary and future directions in the Built Environment (2019)
Conference Proceeding
(2019). Conference proceedings of the 14th International Postgraduate Research Conference 2019 : contemporary and future directions in the Built Environment. In A. Marshall-Ponting, Y. Ji, K. Keraminiyage, A. Lee, T. Poppelreuter, W. Swan, …H. van Dijk (Eds.),

Conference Proceedings of the 14th International Postgraduate Research Conference 2019: Contemporary and Future Directions in the Built Environment

Balanced urban design process to create resilient and sustainable urban environments (2018)
Book Chapter
Dias, N., Amaratunga, D., Keraminiyage, K., & Haigh, R. (2018). Balanced urban design process to create resilient and sustainable urban environments. In P. Gardoni (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure (808-825). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315142074

Today, urban design plays a key role in the creation of sustainable urban environments in terms of the “triple bottom line,” that encompasses the three dimensions of life–economics; social and environmental sustainability. Even though urban design... Read More about Balanced urban design process to create resilient and sustainable urban environments.

Contextualising mainstreaming of disaster resilience concepts in the construction process (2018)
Journal Article
Amaratunga, D., Malalgoda, C., & Keraminiyage, K. (2018). Contextualising mainstreaming of disaster resilience concepts in the construction process. International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, 9(4/5), 348-367. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJDRBE-10-2017-0057

Purpose: Construction industry and the built environment professions play an important role in contributing to society’s improved resilience. It is therefore important to improve their knowledge base to strengthen their capacities. This paper aims to... Read More about Contextualising mainstreaming of disaster resilience concepts in the construction process.

Critical success factors of a bottom up urban design process to deliver sustainable urban designs (2018)
Journal Article
Dias, N., Keraminiyage, K., Amaratunga, R., & Curwell, S. (2018). Critical success factors of a bottom up urban design process to deliver sustainable urban designs. International Journal of Strategic Property Management, 22(4), 265-277. https://doi.org/10.3846/ijspm.2018.3683

A sustainable urban environment caters for peoples’ need. When the needs of the people are addressed, it increases the property values and attracts investors. The current urban design process is top-down, i.e., Designers and planners play the key rol... Read More about Critical success factors of a bottom up urban design process to deliver sustainable urban designs.

Design factors for a successful shared space street (SSS) design (2018)
Journal Article
Jayakody, R., Keraminiyage, K., Alston, M., & Dias, N. (2018). Design factors for a successful shared space street (SSS) design. International Journal of Strategic Property Management, 22(4), 278-289. https://doi.org/10.3846/ijspm.2018.3685

The concept of Shared Space Street (SSS) has the potential to bring many benefits to a city. Those include promotion of social interaction, the connectivity within the city for both vehicles and pedestrians, active engagement of the people with the s... Read More about Design factors for a successful shared space street (SSS) design.

Acceptance to be the host of a resettlement programme : a literature review (2018)
Journal Article
Sridarran, P., Keraminiyage, K., & Fernando, N. (2018). Acceptance to be the host of a resettlement programme : a literature review. Procedia Engineering, 212, 962-969. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2018.01.124

The rate of internal displacements and consequent resettlements are increasing rapidly and drawing the attention of the world. More often than not, the consequences of resettlement will have an impact on two different communities; the community which... Read More about Acceptance to be the host of a resettlement programme : a literature review.

Enablers and barriers of adapting post-disaster resettlements (2018)
Journal Article
Sridarran, P., Keraminiyage, K., & Amaratunga, D. (2018). Enablers and barriers of adapting post-disaster resettlements. Procedia Engineering, 212, 125-132. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2018.01.017

Growing trend of disaster-induced displacements and resettlements is alarming the world to address the consequences to retain the stability of the concerned countries. In order to reduce the causes and consequences of displacements, governments and o... Read More about Enablers and barriers of adapting post-disaster resettlements.

Improving the cost estimates of complex projects in the project-based industries (2017)
Journal Article
Sridarran, P., Keraminiyage, K., & Herszon, L. (2017). Improving the cost estimates of complex projects in the project-based industries. Built Environment Project and Asset Management, 7(2), 173-184. https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-10-2016-0050

Purpose Project-based industries face major challenges in controlling project cost and completing within the budget. This is a critical issue as it often connects to the main objectives of any project. However, accurate estimation at the beginni... Read More about Improving the cost estimates of complex projects in the project-based industries.

Long-term satisfaction of post disaster resettled communities : the case of post tsunami – Sri Lanka (2016)
Journal Article
Dias, N., Keraminiyage, K., & De Silva, N. (2016). Long-term satisfaction of post disaster resettled communities : the case of post tsunami – Sri Lanka. Disaster Prevention and Management, 25(5), 581-594. https://doi.org/10.1108/DPM-11-2015-0264

Purpose After tsunami 2004, it was estimated that more than 98,000 permanent houses had to be rebuilt. However, ten years on, as communities, are they satisfied in their new homes? What are the indicators affecting the long-term satisfaction of... Read More about Long-term satisfaction of post disaster resettled communities : the case of post tsunami – Sri Lanka.

Advantages and limitations of community-based post-disaster housing reconstruction projects (2016)
Journal Article
Ophiyandri, T., Amaratunga, D., & Keraminiyage, K. (2016). Advantages and limitations of community-based post-disaster housing reconstruction projects. International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, 7(4), 420-431. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJDRBE-08-2014-0066

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to discuss the advantages and limitations of the implementation of a community-based method in post-disaster housing reconstruction. Design/methodology/approach The research was based on multipl... Read More about Advantages and limitations of community-based post-disaster housing reconstruction projects.

Disaster management education through Higher Education – industry collaboration in the built environment (2014)
Journal Article
Thayaparan, M., Malalgoda, C., Keraminiyage, K., & Amaratunga, R. (2014). Disaster management education through Higher Education – industry collaboration in the built environment. Procedia Economics and Finance, 18, 651-658. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2212-5671%2814%2900987-3

Effectively responding to the current and dynamic construction labour market requirements is a major responsibility of higher education institutions (HEIs). HEIs aim to reduce the mismatch between what they deliver and what is required by the industr... Read More about Disaster management education through Higher Education – industry collaboration in the built environment.

Contributions of women managers to UK construction industry (2014)
Book Chapter
Thayaparan, M., Amaratunga, R., & Haigh, R. (2014). Contributions of women managers to UK construction industry. In D. Amaratunga, R. Haigh, L. Ruddock, K. Keraminiyage, U. Kulatunga, & C. Pathirage (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Construction in a Changing World, in Kandalana, Sri Lanka. University of Salford

Women managers are highly under-represented in the UK construction industry, which is typically considered as male-dominated, despite the various initiatives taken by the government and other organisations to improve the status of women in constructi... Read More about Contributions of women managers to UK construction industry.

Target costing in construction : a comparative study (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Sampaio, R., Kaushik, A., Koskela, L., Denis Granja, A., Keraminiyage, K., & Tzortzopoulos Fazenda, P. (2014, June). Target costing in construction : a comparative study. Presented at International Group of Lean Construction, Oslo, Norway

Target costing is an approach for the development of new products in the automobile industry, aimed at reducing their life-cycle costs while ensuring quality, reliability and other client requirements, by examining all possible ideas for cost reducti... Read More about Target costing in construction : a comparative study.

The influence of organisational culture on sharing knowledge in small information communication technology firms in Libya (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Allali, B., Keraminiyage, K., & Kulatunga, U. (2014, May). The influence of organisational culture on sharing knowledge in small information communication technology firms in Libya. Presented at CIB 2014 International Conference on Construction in a Changing World, Sri Lanka

Knowledge is seen as a crucial factor behind sustainable advantage and success for Information Communication Technology (ICT) business organizations. Consequently, sharing knowledge (SK) has been considered as a main element of success, which is clos... Read More about The influence of organisational culture on sharing knowledge in small information communication technology firms in Libya.

Knowledge transfer partnership : implementation of target value design in the UK construction industry (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Kaushik, A., Keraminiyage, K., Koskela, L., Tzortzopoulos Fazenda, P., & Hope, G. (2014, May). Knowledge transfer partnership : implementation of target value design in the UK construction industry. Presented at CIB- International Conference on Construction in Changing World, Heritance Kandalama, Sri Lanka

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) are unique research programmes designed to bring innovation by joint effort of academia and industry to provide innovation in technology, process and management for the UK Industry. This paper describes an underg... Read More about Knowledge transfer partnership : implementation of target value design in the UK construction industry.

The relationship between knowledge sharing and organizational culture : Theoretical framework (2014)
Journal Article
Allali, B., Kulatunga, U., & Keraminiyage, K. (2014). The relationship between knowledge sharing and organizational culture : Theoretical framework. ˜The œbuilt & human environment review, 7(1),

Although knowledge sharing and organisational culture are two different concepts, there is a significant relationship between them. Factors such as communication and trust between staff, reward systems, information systems and organisational stru... Read More about The relationship between knowledge sharing and organizational culture : Theoretical framework.

Disaster resilient built environment : role of lifelong learning and the implications for higher education (2013)
Journal Article
Siriwardena, M., Malalgoda, C., Thayaparan, M., Amaratunga, R., & Keraminiyage, K. (2013). Disaster resilient built environment : role of lifelong learning and the implications for higher education. International Journal of Strategic Property Management, 17(2), 174-187. https://doi.org/10.3846/1648715X.2013.806373

Disasters cause considerable damage around the world every year. The built environment is significantly affected by disasters. Whilst the built environment is expected to withstand such occurrences, the construction industry is expected to play a piv... Read More about Disaster resilient built environment : role of lifelong learning and the implications for higher education.

An in-module work practice strategy for vocationally oriented construction degree programmes : the case of the multidisciplinary project (2013)
Journal Article
Keraminiyage, K. (2013). An in-module work practice strategy for vocationally oriented construction degree programmes : the case of the multidisciplinary project. International Journal of Strategic Property Management, 17(2), 133-142. https://doi.org/10.3846/1648715X.2013.805312

Students who are enrolled in vocationally oriented construction degree programmes can immensely benefit from work practice arrangements. Traditionally such work practice arrangements are organised as a “placement year” during or immediately after the... Read More about An in-module work practice strategy for vocationally oriented construction degree programmes : the case of the multidisciplinary project.

Critical success factors for community-based post-disaster housing reconstruction projects in the pre-construction stage in Indonesia (2013)
Journal Article
Ophiyandri, T., Amaratunga, R., Pathirage, C., & Keraminiyage, K. (2013). Critical success factors for community-based post-disaster housing reconstruction projects in the pre-construction stage in Indonesia. International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, 4(2), 236-249. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJDRBE-03-2013-0005

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the critical success factors (CSFs) of community-based post-disaster housing reconstruction projects (CPHRP) during the pre-construction stage. Design/methodology/approach: An extensive literature... Read More about Critical success factors for community-based post-disaster housing reconstruction projects in the pre-construction stage in Indonesia.

Resettlement activities through spaces and time (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Piyatadsananon, P., Amaratunga, R., & Keraminiyage, K. (2011, July). Resettlement activities through spaces and time. Presented at International Conference on Building Resilience 2011: Interdisciplinary approaches to disaster risk reduction, and the development of sustainable communities and cities, Kandalama, Sri Lanka

CIB world congress 2010 proceedings (2010)
Book
(2010). P. Barrett, R. Amaratunga, R. Haigh, K. Keraminiyage, & C. Pathirage (Eds.), CIB world congress 2010 proceedings. CIB

A HCI principles based framework to assess the user perception of web based Virtual Research Environments. Special issue on Capacity building for post disaster infrastructure development and management (2009)
Journal Article
Keraminiyage, K., Amaratunga, R., & Haigh, R. (2009). A HCI principles based framework to assess the user perception of web based Virtual Research Environments. Special issue on Capacity building for post disaster infrastructure development and management. International Journal of Strategic Property Management, 13(2), 129-142

Due to various challenges and opportunities such as globalisation of research agenda and advancements in information and communication technologies, research collaborations (both international and national) have become popular during the last decade... Read More about A HCI principles based framework to assess the user perception of web based Virtual Research Environments. Special issue on Capacity building for post disaster infrastructure development and management.

Achieving success in collaborative research: the role of virtual research environments (2009)
Journal Article
Keraminiyage, K., Haigh, R., & Amaratunga, R. (2009). Achieving success in collaborative research: the role of virtual research environments. Journal of Information Technology in Construction, 14, 59-69

Due to various challenges and opportunities such as globalisation of research agenda and advancements in information and communication technologies, research collaborations (both international and national) have become popular during the last decade... Read More about Achieving success in collaborative research: the role of virtual research environments.

Research, teaching and training capacity enhancement through international higher education collaborations: economy, valuation and management of real estate and natural recourses (2007)
Presentation / Conference
Keraminiyage, K., Amaratunga, R., Haigh, R., & Kaklauskas, A. (2007, January). Research, teaching and training capacity enhancement through international higher education collaborations: economy, valuation and management of real estate and natural recourses. Presented at International Scientific and Practical Conference, Minsk, Belarus

Social aspects associated with modern distance learning programmes (2006)
Presentation / Conference
Keraminiyage, K., Amaratunga, R., & Haigh, R. (2006, April). Social aspects associated with modern distance learning programmes. Presented at CIB W89 International Conference on Building Education and Research (BEAR), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Higher capability maturity dynamics of UK construction organisations (2006)
Presentation / Conference
Keraminiyage, K., Amaratunga, R., & Haigh, R. (2006, April). Higher capability maturity dynamics of UK construction organisations. Presented at 6th International Postgraduate Research Conference in the Built and Human Environment, Delft University of Technology and TNO, Delft University, Netherlands,

Do the modern distance learning tools sufficiently address the social issues in learning? (2006)
Presentation / Conference
Keraminiyage, K., Ingirige, B., & Amaratunga, R. (2006, January). Do the modern distance learning tools sufficiently address the social issues in learning?. Presented at Education in a Changing Environment, University of Salford, UK

Modern Computer Mediated Communication (CMC) tools have been identified as one of the primary enablers of delivering modern Distance Learning courses. However, it is increasingly becoming apparent that these CMC tools are often developed to cater to... Read More about Do the modern distance learning tools sufficiently address the social issues in learning?.

Role of built environment education curricula in post- disaster recovery management (2006)
Presentation / Conference
Keraminiyage, K., Haigh, R., & Amaratunga, R. (2006, January). Role of built environment education curricula in post- disaster recovery management. Presented at Annual International Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS COBRA 2006), The RICS and The Bartlett School, University College London

European and Asian infrastructure advantage (EURASIA): Enhancing the teaching, training and research capacity of European and Asian higher education institutes (2006)
Presentation / Conference
Amaratunga, R., Haigh, R., & Keraminiyage, K. (2006, January). European and Asian infrastructure advantage (EURASIA): Enhancing the teaching, training and research capacity of European and Asian higher education institutes. Presented at Customising the Quantity Surveying Education to Face Challenges in Year 2020 Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Salford CIB student chapter : towards achieving excellence in postgraduate research (2005)
Presentation / Conference
Pathirage, C., Amaratunga, R., Haigh, R., Siriwardena, M., & Keraminiyage, K. (2005, January). Salford CIB student chapter : towards achieving excellence in postgraduate research. Presented at RICS COBRA Conference (held as part of the QUT Research week), Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

Leveraging distance learning tools for broad basing education in construction industry disciplines: The importance of a continuous social disclosure (2005)
Presentation / Conference
Keraminiyage, K., Ingirige, B., Amaratunga, R., & Baldry, D. (2005, January). Leveraging distance learning tools for broad basing education in construction industry disciplines: The importance of a continuous social disclosure. Presented at RICS COBRA Conference (held as part of the QUT Research week), Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

An approach to "National Annex to ISO 19650 -2"
Presentation / Conference
Dadmehr, N., & Coates, S. An approach to "National Annex to ISO 19650 -2". Presented at 14th International Postgraduate Research Conference (IPGRC) 2019 : contemporary and future directions in the Built Environment, University of Salford

In the UK the objective of BIM mandate in 2011 was to develop a strategy for introducing and implementing BIM Level 2. PAS 1192-2:2013 was published by BSI and came into effect from February 2013, focused specifically on project delivery and provid... Read More about An approach to "National Annex to ISO 19650 -2".

Consultative approach to BIM implementation
Presentation / Conference
Dadmehr, N., & Coates, S. Consultative approach to BIM implementation. Presented at 14th International Postgraduate Research Conference (IPGRC) 2019 : contemporary and future directions in the Built Environment, University of Salford

Building Information Modeling is transforming AECOO industry, it introduces new approaches and new technology as well as collaborative working environment amongst different stakeholders. BIM requires new method of management adapted to the new conc... Read More about Consultative approach to BIM implementation.

Revaluating megaproject cost overruns : putting changes into perspective
Presentation / Conference
Walsh, A., & Walker, P. Revaluating megaproject cost overruns : putting changes into perspective. Presented at 14th International Postgraduate Research Conference (IPGRC) 2019 : contemporary and future directions in the Built Environment, University of Salford

The vast sums of money involved in megaprojects, and the perceived lack of public benefit, create controversy. Flyvberg’ s iron law asserts that megaprojects are over budget, over time, under benefits, over and over again (Flyvberg, 2018). More recen... Read More about Revaluating megaproject cost overruns : putting changes into perspective.

Achieving success in post-disaster resettlement programmes through better coordination between spatial and socio-economic/cultural factors
Journal Article
Keraminiyage, K., & Piyatadsananon, P. Achieving success in post-disaster resettlement programmes through better coordination between spatial and socio-economic/cultural factors. International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, 4(3), 352-372. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJDRBE-03-2013-0007

Purpose – While the top-down approach to design and implement post-disaster resettlement programmes are often influenced by spatial factors such as land availability and access to infrastructure facilities, failure to recognise socio-economic... Read More about Achieving success in post-disaster resettlement programmes through better coordination between spatial and socio-economic/cultural factors.

The Relationship between Knowledge Sharing and Organizational Culture: Theoretical Framework
Journal Article
Allali, B., Kulatunga, U., & Keraminiyage, K. The Relationship between Knowledge Sharing and Organizational Culture: Theoretical Framework. ˜The œbuilt & human environment review, 7(1),

Although knowledge sharing and organisational culture are two different concepts, there is a significant relationship between them. Factors such as communication and trust between staff, reward systems, information systems and organisational struc... Read More about The Relationship between Knowledge Sharing and Organizational Culture: Theoretical Framework.

Mainstreaming disaster resilience in the construction process: Professional education for a resilient built environment
Other
Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Malalgoda, C., & Keraminiyage, K. Mainstreaming disaster resilience in the construction process: Professional education for a resilient built environment

CADRE aims to identify mechanisms to mainstream disaster resilience in the construction process, including an innovative professional doctorate programme that addresses the requirements for lifelong learning and actively promotes collaboration betwee... Read More about Mainstreaming disaster resilience in the construction process: Professional education for a resilient built environment.

Process improvement in the UK construction industry and its co-relationship with the use of ICT tools : current research status and the way forward
Presentation / Conference
Keraminiyage, K., Amaratunga, R., & Haigh, R. Process improvement in the UK construction industry and its co-relationship with the use of ICT tools : current research status and the way forward. Presented at 2nd International CIB Student Chapter Symposium. Sustainability and Innovation in Construction and Real Estate, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Selection of electrical accessories: a cost modelling approach
Presentation / Conference
Keraminiyage, K., Amaratunga, R., Haigh, R., & Perera, S. Selection of electrical accessories: a cost modelling approach. Presented at 2nd Scottish Conference for the Post Graduate Researchers of the Built and Natural Environment, University of Glasgow, UK

Post tsunami recovery capacity gaps in Sri Lanka
Presentation / Conference
Keraminiyage, K., Amaratunga, R., & Haigh, R. Post tsunami recovery capacity gaps in Sri Lanka. Presented at CIB W89 International Conference on Building Education and research (BEAR), Sri Lanka

Advancement of built environment higher education through lifelong learning
Presentation / Conference
Amaratunga, R., Pathirage, C., Keraminiyage, K., & Thayaparan, M. Advancement of built environment higher education through lifelong learning. Presented at International research conference on sustainability in built environment, Colombo, Sri Lanka

The mismatch between graduate skills and labour market requirements has been identified as one of the main factors behind graduate unemployment and employer dissatisfaction, particularly in the Built Environment sector, as reported by EU labour for... Read More about Advancement of built environment higher education through lifelong learning.

The role of spatial analysis in resettlement programme
Presentation / Conference
Piyatadsananon, P., Amaratunga, R., & Keraminiyage, K. The role of spatial analysis in resettlement programme. Presented at COBRA 2010, Paris

Number of victims from the disaster has been dramatically increasing around the world. This phenomenon causes a very high demand of emergency and temporary shelters on particular basis including the need of permanent houses in resettlement programmes... Read More about The role of spatial analysis in resettlement programme.

Improving co-learner interactions through web based online assessments within distant learning settings
Report
Ingirige, B., Amaratunga, R., Dowdle, D., Keraminiyage, K., Goulding, J., Baldry, D., & Lees, M. Improving co-learner interactions through web based online assessments within distant learning settings

Distance education technologies have come into prominence during the last two decades of the 20th century. Propagation of these technologies, software development and methods of computer aided assessments have been fuelled by the advances in the Inte... Read More about Improving co-learner interactions through web based online assessments within distant learning settings.