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School of the Built Environment

Rukaya Abowen-Dake

Lecturer (in Quantity Surveying)

Biography

Rukaya Abowen-Dake is a Lecturer in Quantity Surveying in the School of Science, Engineering & Environment. She has over five years teaching experience in UK HE. Her teaching interests relate to procurement and contract administration. Rukaya has research interests in construction procurement and contract administration, and how these mechanisms, including built environment assets, can be used to promote social inclusion in local areas. Her current research focuses on social procurement- how public and private entities create social value (community benefits) for local communities through construction procurement processes.

Teaching

Rukaya has teaching interests in construction procurement and contract administration.

Research Interests

Her current research focuses on social procurement- how public and private entities create social value (community benefits) for local cRukaya has research interests in construction procurement and contract administration, and how these mechanisms, including built environment assets, can be used to promote social inclusion in local areas. Her research interests include the following:

1. Construction Procurement

  1. Collaborative procurement practices.

2. Sustainable and social procurement- the use of construction procurement and capital assets to deliver socio-economic and environmental benefits to local areas. 

3. Commercial/contract management.

4. Construction Supply Chain Management.

Her current research focuses on social procurement- how public and private entities create social value (community benefits) for local communities through construction procurement processes.ommunities through construction procurement processes.

Qualifications and Memberships

Qualifications

  • MSc Quantity Surveying.
  • Postgraduate Certificate for Teaching and Supporting Learning in Higher and Professional Education.
  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management.

Memberships:

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).
  • ICIOB.

 

Publications

Nelson, M. and Abowen-Dake, R. (2013) The Applicability of Community-based Facilities Management Approach in Regeneration: A Case Study. Journal für Facilities Management, Heft 7/2013, pp.20-36.
 
Unpublished reports:
 

Nelson, M. and Abowen-Dake, R. (2014) Exploring local authorities’ perspectives on future housing, care and or support for adults with learning disabilities living in family owned homes in England.

Nelson, M. and Abowen-Dake, R. (2013) Interim Report: Stay at Home Project (unpublished). Presented to Bolton Council.