Student Research Surveys

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:

Can engineered wood products (EWP's) become a prevalent and more sustainable, alternative material for commercial construction firms in New Zealand?
Chris Prier, currently undertaking an MBA degree at Massey University
Email: chris.prier@naylorlove.co.nz
Survey link (closes 10 September 2021)

Barriers hindering the adoption of green building practices in the New Zealand Construction Industry
Monique Alexander-Stevens, Bachelor of Construction Student, Ara Institute of Canterbury
Email: moa0405@arastudent.ac.nz
Survey link

The construction poker game, where the losing hand wins! Can collaboration provide a fairer deal?
Roger Forde, Masters Student, Massey University School of Built Environment
Email: roger.forde.1@uni.massey.ac.nz
Survey link

How main contracting organisations in New Zealand are approaching the delivery of innovation?

Ray Blumrick, Masters Degree Research Dissertation at Heriot-Watt University, School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society, Edinburgh
Email: rb41@hw.ac.uk or ray.blumrick@gmail.com
Survey link

The effect of skill shortages in the prefabricated residential construction supply chain
Firas Majthoub Almughrabi, Master of Construction Student, School of Built Environment, AUT
Email: bqk3307@autuni.ac.nz
Survey link

Investigating relations between the clauses of standard contract documents of NZS3910 and the root causes of rework in New Zealand construction projects
Ramin Asadi, School of Built Environment, Massey University
Email: r.asadi@massey.ac.nz
Survey link 

The role of supply chain management strategies in the financial performance of construction SMEs in the North Island of New Zealand
Honeychile Go, Master of Management Student, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, Rotorua
Email: honeychile.go@gmail.com
Survey link

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
Survey link

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
Survey link

Drivers and Barriers of Prefabrication in the NZ Building Industry 
Margeaux Pittar and Josh Turner: Department of Civil Engineering, University of Canterbury
Email: mpi43@uclive.ac.nz or jjt59@uclive.ac.nz
Survey Link

Construction Firms Performance in New Zealand
PhD researcher: Israr Wahid - School of Built Environment, Massey University, Auckland
Email: i.wahid@massey.ac.nz
Survey Link

 

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