Lecturer in Construction and Project Management with BIM
Tara Brooks studied architecture at Liverpool University and the Bartlett and qualified as an architect in 2000, working in London, York and Belfast for 10 years before specialising in project management. She worked in bid management, procurement and project planning for several construction contractors for 8 years before becoming a full time academic. She enjoys continued connection to industry through a number of active KTPs – knowledge transfer partnerships.
She is interested in the social impact of policy on construction workers and organisations, looking at the unseen or hidden repercussions of taken for granted processes. Her areas of research include digital construction, procurement, and quality management and its effectiveness in practice.
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