School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering


Dr Karen Blay MCP BSc(Hons) MSc, PhD

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Lecturer in Quantity Surveying

  • Resilience in Projects (temporary multi-organisations)
  • Risk and change management in Projects
  • Project capabilities
  • Diversity & women in construction
  • Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Projects

Broad interests and expertise

Construction and Project Management

Previous research projects

Client briefing process for Building Information Modelling (BIM) enabled projects
Conceptualising resilience in projects

  • Peer Reviewer:
    • Journal of Facilities Management: 2016- Date
  • Technical/Scientific Committee Membership:
    • ECI People in Construction Task Group: 2013-Date
  • Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) volunteer
  • Qualitative Reserch Methods
  • Expertise in Nvivo