The NZIOB is sometimes approached by students in a construction-focused tertiary program to circulate their Research Surveys to our membership. This page is the one-stop shop for NZIOB members to participate in construction industry research.

Current surveys:

Common issues associated with prefabricated compliance and probable solutions
Yuhan Zong, Ara Institute of Canterbury
Email: yuz0278@arastudent.ac.nz
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Survey on factors affecting the repair costs of earthquake-damaged buildings
Principal researcher: Mr Ravindu Kahandawa, School of Built Environment, Massey University
Email: R.Kahandawa@massey.ac.nz
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Factors causing cost overruns and the effect of collaboration in New Zealand's construction industry
Bachelor of Construction (Quantity Surveying) student: Jason Cho - Ara Institute of Canterbury
Email: jasoncho924@gmail.com

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How automation and robotics can be applied in the NZ construction industry
PhD candidate: Marwan Gharbia - The University of Auckland, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Email: mgha253@aucklanduni.ac.nz
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Barriers to use emerging technology in New Zealand to improve construction health and safety

Graduate Diploma Student: Ajith Punnakkaparambil Narayanan - Ara Institute of Canterbury
Email: ajp0396@arastudent.ac.nz
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Designing a Pre-Assessment tool to support the successful achievement of green building certifications: an experience with Green Star NZ™

PhD candidate: Jisun Mo - The University of Auckland, Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries, School of Architecture and Planning
Email: jmo435@aucklanduni.ac.nz
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How do we improve the design process for NZ construction projects?
Masters in Engineering student: Jeff Fitzharding-Jones - University of Canterbury 
Email: jeff.fitzharding-jones@agresearch.co.nz 
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