Dr Gerard Wood

Associate Dean (Academic)

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Biography

Eight years' experience in practice as a Chartered Surveyor working within both private practice and management contracting organizations.

Extensive experience of teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels across a broad range of built environment disciplines.

Previous universities: Leeds Metropolitan and Ulster.

External Examinerships at Liverpool John Moores University and Robert Gordon University.

Visiting Tutor at University of Cambridge.

Teaching

Currently teaching Procurement at Level 7.

Research Interests

Research work and publications in the field of risk and value management and procurement.  Overarching interest in the relationships between research, practice and education in the built environment.

Qualifications and Memberships

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying

MSt (Cantab) Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment

PhD Research Practice and Education in the Built Environment

MRICS – Chartered Surveyor

Publications

Wood, G.D. and Ellis, R.C.T. (2003) Risk Management practices of leading UK cost consultants, Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Vol.10, No.4, pp.254-262.

Ellis, R.C.T., Wood, G.D. and Thorpe, T., (2004) Technology-based learning and the project manager, Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Vol.11, No.5, pp.358-365.

Wood, G.D. (2005) Partnering practice in the relationships between clients and main contractors, RICS Research paper series, Vol.5, No.2, April.

Wood, G.D. and Ellis, R.C.T. (2005) Main contractor experiences of partnering relationships on UK construction projects, Construction Management and Economics. Vol.23 (3), pp.317-325.

Ellis, R.C.T., Wood, G.D. and Keel, D.A. (2005) Value Management practices of leading UK cost consultants, Construction Management and Economics. Vol.23, (5), pp.483-493.

Wood, G.D. and Ellis, R.C.T. (2007) The future of surveying education in universities, RICS Research paper series, Vol.7, No.2, January.

Krima, N.A., Wood, G., Aouad, G.F. and Hatush, Z. (2007) Assessing the performance of Libyan supervising engineers, Construction Management and Economics, Vol.25 (5), pp.509-518.

Wood, G. (2008) The relationship between research and teaching in built environment undergraduate education, IN: Haigh, R. and Amaratunga, D. (eds.) Proceedings of CIB International Conference on Building Education & Research BEAR2008, Sri Lanka, pp.66-7.

Younis, G., Wood, G. and Abdul Malak, M.A. (2008) Minimizing construction disputes: the relationship between risk allocation and behavioural attitudes, IN: Haigh, R. and Amaratunga, D. (eds.) Proceedings of CIB International Conference on Building Education & Research BEAR2008, Sri Lanka, pp.134-5.

Wood, G.D. and Wu, S. (2010) Interdisciplinary studies in built environment education: a case study, IN: Bromage, A. (ed.) Inter professional E-Learning and Collaborative Work: Practices and Technologies, IGI Global, Hershey PA.

Bu Jawdeh, H., Wood, G. and Abdul Malak, M.A. (2010) Altering design decisions to better suit facilities management processes, IN: Proceedings of 10th International Conference for Enhanced Building Operations, October, Kuwait.  Available at: <http://www.icebo2010.org/>

Muriro, A. and Wood, G. (2010) A comparative analysis of procurement methods used on competitively tendered office projects in the UK IN: Proceedings of the COBRA 2010 Conference, September, Paris. Available at: <http://www.rics.org/site/scripts/download_info.aspx?fileID=8074&categoryID=720>

Egbu, J.U., Wood, G. and Egbu C.O. (2011) Sheltered housing: Past, Present and Future, IN:  Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) Annual Conference, September, Bristol Metropolitan University. 

Jagafa K. and Wood G. (2012) A turnaround model for Construction Company Rescue: Failure to Success, IN: Proceedings of Engineering Project Organisation Conference, July, Rheden.  Available at: < http://www.epossociety.org/EPOC2012/Papers/Jagafa_Wood.pdf>