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CHOBE has expanded its Executive Team

We are pleased to welcome the following new members to our Executive and look forward to working with them: Professor Michaela Keenan, Associate Dean, Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment, Ulster University Dr Paul Greenhalgh, Head of Built Environment, Northumbria University Dr Amrit Sagoo, Head of Construction Management and Quantity Surveying, School of Architecture, DEsign and Built Environment, Nottingham Trent University Mark Wilson, Head of Surveying, Construction and Project Management, School of Built Environment, Read more…

“The State of Global Surveying Education”, CHOBE/RICS funded research, now published

We are delighted to launch “The State of Global Surveying Education”. This research was commissioned jointly by CHOBE and RICS, and was carried out by Robert Gordon University. It is an overview report on surveying education across the globe and extends the “State of the Nation” analyses first carried out by CHOBE in 2008 with iterations in 2010 and 2015. The report builds on significant previous research regarding education and pedagogy within surveying. It defines Read more…

New Chair for CHOBE

Aled Williams from UCEM is the new CHOBE Chair following the AGM held on February 11th. We have said goodbye and thanks to Professor Mike Riley who has been appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor Faculty of Engineering and Technology at LJMU. Jane Wright will continue to serve on the Executive as Vice-Chair

Inaugural CHOBE research project now published

Design for Wellbeing in UK Built Environment Curricula, by Sabine Coady Schäbitz and Martin Field was supported by a CHOBE research grant This report addresses the much-used buzzword ‘Wellbeing’ in the Built Environment. It outlines a review of the extent to which principles relating to Design for Wellbeing are being approached in any systematic manner within the curricula of Built Environment Higher Education institutions, and of how the future development of Design for Wellbeing perspectives and Read more…