Mr Peter Ward

Lecturer

School of Architecture and Built Environment (Construction Management (Building))

Career Summary

Biography

Has been an academic since 1994 and was previously employed as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Teesside in the UK before migrating to Australia in 2002. Prior to his career in academia he has been involved with the UK construction industry since 1979, progressing from a trade background to senior construction management positions with a number of major UK construction organisations, gaining experience of a variety of commercial and domestic new build and refurbishment projects ranging in value from two hundred and fifty thousand pounds up to fifty million pounds.

Research Expertise
Construction Law, Contractual Claims and Claims Management, OHS, and Innovative Teaching Approaches

Teaching Expertise
Construction Law Occupational Health and Safety

Administrative Expertise
Member of the University of Newcastle Faculty OHS Committee Member of the MBA WorkCover Forum. Member of the CIOB Australasia Education Committee. Member of the Society of Construction Law Australasia Education Committee.

Collaborations
Has collaborated on a number of CRC for Construction Innovation projects and the Australian Building Codes Board projects.


Qualifications

  • Master of Science (Construction Management), University of Bath - UK
  • Certificate in Building Studies (Building), Business & Technician Educational Council - London
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)(Construction), Sheffield City Polytechnic - England
  • Post Graduate Cert in Teach & Learn in Higher Educ, University of Teeside
  • Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health, National Board in OH&S - Leicester - England
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Teeside

Keywords

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Claims
  • Construction
  • Construction Contract Claims
  • Construction Law
  • Construction Technology
  • Contractual Administration
  • Delay & Disruption Disputes
  • Law
  • Occupation Health & Safety
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Project Planning & Programming
  • Safety
  • Surveying & Levelling
  • Tendering & Estimating

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
120201 Building Construction Management and Project Planning 100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Lecturer University of Newcastle
School of Architecture and Built Environment
Australia

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/09/1994 - 1/10/2002 Senior lecturer University of Teesside
United Kingdom
1/04/1994 - 1/08/1994 Site Manager Belway Homes
United Kingdom
1/11/1993 - 1/04/1994 P/T Lecturer Hartlepool College of Further Education
United Kingdom
1/09/1993 - 1/04/1994 P/T Lecturer University of Teesside
United Kingdom
1/05/1992 - 1/04/1993 Site Agent Lovell Partnerships
United Kingdom
1/06/1991 - 1/04/1992 General Foreman Lovell Partnerships
United Kingdom

Membership

Dates Title Organisation / Department
University Representative & Member - CIB Working Commission W113 on Law & Dispute Resolution University of Salford
United Kingdom
Member - CIOB International Education Committee Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
Australia

Professional appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/05/1990 - 1/06/1991 Section Engineer Lovell Partnerships
Building
United Kingdom
1/08/1989 - 1/05/1990 Finishing Foreman Lovell Urban Renewal
Building
Australia
1/08/1989 - 1/05/1990 Site Engineer Taylor Woodrow Construction
Building
Australia
1/08/1983 - 1/08/1985 Carpenter & Joiner Steetley Refractories
Building
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Chapter (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2012 Ward P, 'A UK and Australian perspective of the suitability of the SCL protocol's provision for dealing with float for adoption and use by the Australian construction industry', Construction: Essays on Architectural History, Theory & Technology, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens, Greece 269-284 (2012) [B1]

Journal article (2 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2007 Ward P, Sher WD, Gameson R, Aranda-Mena G, 'Innovative protocols and technologies as a means of complying with the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payments Act 1999 (NSW) Australia', Construction Management and Economics, 25 747-763 (2007) [C1]
DOI 10.1080/01446190601042434
Citations Scopus - 3
Co-authors Willy Sher
2005 Aranda-Mena G, Sher WD, Gameson RN, Ward P, 'Evolving Trends in nD Modelling: The 'Construction Planning Workbench'', Architectural Engineering and Design Management, 1 111-126 (2005) [C1]
DOI 10.1080/17452007.2005.9684588
Co-authors Willy Sher

Conference (15 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2014 Jefferies MC, Ward P, 'Are Australian Standard Forms Of Construction Contract Capable Of Dealing With The Issue Of Extensions Of Time Efficiently And Effectively?', Proceedings of the 30th Annual ARCOM Conference, Portsmouth, UK (2014) [E1]
Co-authors Marcus Jefferies
2011 Ward P, 'A UK, US and Australian perspective of the suitability of the SCL Protocols' provisions for dealing with float for adoption and use by the Australian construction industry', COBRA 2011. Proceedings of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Construction and Property Conference, Salford, UK (2011) [E1]
Citations Scopus - 1
2011 Ward P, 'Use of commercially available online videos and quizzes for the delivery of a mixed mode OHS construction course', COBRA 2011. Proceedings of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Construction and Property Conference, Salford, UK (2011) [E1]
2011 Ward P, 'An Australian perspective of the suitability of the SCL protocol's provisions for dealing with float for adoption and use by the Australian construction industry', Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Construction Engineering and Project Management (ICCEPM 2011), Sydney, NSW (2011) [E3]
2010 Ward P, 'An international perspective of the suitability of the SCL protocols 'Model Clauses' for use by the Australian Construction Industry', Papers and Postgraduate Papers from the Special Track Held at the CIB World Building Congress 2010, Salford, UK (2010) [E1]
2009 Ward P, 'An American perspective of the SOCL's delay and disruption protocol's 'Model Clauses'', Proceedings of the Fourth Scottish Conference for Postgraduate Researchers of the Built and Natural Environment (PRoBE), Glasgow, Scotland (2009) [E1]
2008 Ward P, 'An American perspective of the suitability of the SOCL's protocols provisions for dealing with concurrency on Australian construction projects', Conference Proceedings: BEAR 2008: Building Resilience, Heritance Kandalama, Sri Lanka (2008) [E1]
2007 Ward P, 'Suitability of the time impact method of analysis for use by the Australian construction industry', International Built & Human Environment Research Week, Salford, UK (2007) [E1]
2006 Ward P, 'Suitability of the SOCL's Protocol's Provision for Dealing with Concurrency on Australian Construction Projects', Bear 2006 Conference, Hong Kong (2006) [E1]
2005 Ward P, 'The SOCL's Delay and Disruption Protocol and the Australian Construction Industry', Association of Researchers in Construction Management, London (2005) [E1]
2005 Ward P, 'Consequences of Adoption of the SOCL's Delay and Disruption Protocols 'Model' Clauses for the Australian Construction Industry', The Queensland University of Technology Research Week International Conference: Conference Proceedings, Brisbane, Qld (2005) [E1]
2004 Aranda-Mena G, Sher WD, Ward P, Gameson RN, 'Towards nD Modelling: Current Needs & Expectations of Virtual Reality in Architecture, Engineering and Construction', Virtual Reality in Architecture and Construction, Barcelona (2004) [E1]
Co-authors Willy Sher
2004 Aranda-Mena G, Sher WD, Ward P, Gameson RN, 'Towards nD Modelling: Current Needs and Expectations of Virtual Reality in Architecture, Engineering and Construction', Arquitectura 3000 Conference, Barcelona, Spain (2004) [E1]
Co-authors Willy Sher
2004 Ward P, 'Suitability for Adoption of the United Kingdom's Society of Construction Laws' Protocol by the Australian Constuction Industry as a Means of Minimising the Effects of Delay on Australian Construction Contracts', COBRA 2004, Leeds Metropolitan University (2004) [E1]
2004 Aranda-Mena G, Sher WD, Gameson RN, Ward P, 'Mapping Planners' Information-Visualisation Requirements for 4D CAD Developments', CRC For Construction Innovation, Surfers Paradise, Australia (2004) [E1]
Co-authors Willy Sher
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 12
Total funding $54,838

Click on a grant title below to expand the full details for that specific grant.


20141 grants / $1,500

Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM), Portsmouth, United Kingdom, 1 - 3 September 2014.$1,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment
Project Team Mr Peter Ward
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1400886
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20111 grants / $1,200

ATINER 1st Construction Conference, Athens, Greece, 20 - 26 June 2011$1,200

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment
Project Team Mr Peter Ward
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2011
Funding Finish 2011
GNo G1100454
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20091 grants / $1,200

PRoBE 2009 Conference, Glasgow, UK, 19-20 November 2009$1,200

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment
Project Team Mr Peter Ward
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2009
GNo G0190556
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20072 grants / $23,190

Dispute avoidance and resolution$21,490

Funding body: CRC for Construction Innovation

Funding body CRC for Construction Innovation
Project Team Conjoint Professor Kerry London, Mr Peter Ward, Doctor Marcus Jefferies
Scheme Research Proposal
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2007
Funding Finish 2007
GNo G0188067
Type Of Funding CRC - Cooperative Research Centre
Category 4CRC
UON Y

International Built and Human Environment Research Week, The Lowry, Salfor Quays, Salford, Manchester, UK, 26/3/2007 - 30/3/2007$1,700

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Mr Peter Ward
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2007
Funding Finish 2007
GNo G0187401
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20063 grants / $15,890

An American perspective of the suitability of the UK's Society of Construction Laws' Protocol for Minimising the Effects of Delay and Disruption on Australian Construction Projects$12,390

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Mr Peter Ward
Scheme Early Career Researcher Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2006
Funding Finish 2006
GNo G0186457
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

An American perspective of the suitability of the UK's society of construction laws' (SOCL) delay and disruption protocol for adoption by the Australian Construction Industry$2,000

Funding body: Chartered Institute of Building Australasia

Funding body Chartered Institute of Building Australasia
Project Team Mr Peter Ward
Scheme Research Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2006
Funding Finish 2006
GNo G0187220
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

CIB W89 - International Conference on Building Education and Research BEAR 2006 - Construction Sustainability and Innovation, 10-13 April 2006$1,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Mr Peter Ward
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2006
Funding Finish 2006
GNo G0186217
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20052 grants / $4,218

Annual Conference of the Association of Researchers in Construction Management 2005, 7-9 September 2005$2,400

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Mr Peter Ward
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2005
Funding Finish 2005
GNo G0185216
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Scholarship$1,818

Funding body: Australian Building Codes Board

Funding body Australian Building Codes Board
Project Team Mr Peter Ward, Mr David McCarthy
Scheme Student Research Scholarship Program
Role Lead
Funding Start 2005
Funding Finish 2005
GNo G0185430
Type Of Funding Not Known
Category UNKN
UON Y

20042 grants / $7,640

Suitability of the Uk's Society of Construction Laws' Protocol for minimising the effects of delay and disruption on Australian construction contracts$7,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Mr Peter Ward
Scheme Early Career Researcher Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2004
Funding Finish 2004
GNo G0183804
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Annual meeting of COBRA 2004: The RICS International Construction Conference, 7-8 September 2004$640

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Mr Peter Ward
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2004
Funding Finish 2004
GNo G0183997
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y
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Mr Peter Ward

Position

Lecturer
School of Architecture and Built Environment
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

Focus area

Construction Management (Building)

Contact Details

Email p.ward@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 5770
Fax (02) 4921 6913

Office

Room AG07
Building Architecture
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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