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

CodeDescriptionPercentage
120201Building Construction Management and Project Planning100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/2014 - LecturerUniversity of Newcastle
School of Architecture and Built Environment
Australia

Academic appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/09/1994 - 1/10/2002Senior lecturerUniversity of Teesside
United Kingdom
1/04/1994 - 1/08/1994Site ManagerBelway Homes
United Kingdom
1/11/1993 - 1/04/1994P/T LecturerHartlepool College of Further Education
United Kingdom
1/09/1993 - 1/04/1994P/T LecturerUniversity of Teesside
United Kingdom
1/05/1992 - 1/04/1993Site AgentLovell Partnerships
United Kingdom
1/06/1991 - 1/04/1992General ForemanLovell Partnerships
United Kingdom

Membership

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
University Representative & Member - CIB Working Commission W113 on Law & Dispute ResolutionUniversity of Salford
United Kingdom
Member - CIOB International Education CommitteeChartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
Australia

Professional appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/05/1990 - 1/06/1991Section EngineerLovell Partnerships
Building
United Kingdom
1/08/1989 - 1/05/1990Finishing ForemanLovell Urban Renewal
Building
Australia
1/08/1989 - 1/05/1990Site EngineerTaylor Woodrow Construction
Building
Australia
1/08/1983 - 1/08/1985Carpenter & JoinerSteetley 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)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Ward 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)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2007Ward 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]
DOI10.1080/01446190601042434
CitationsScopus - 3
Co-authorsWilly Sher
2005Aranda-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]
DOI10.1080/17452007.2005.9684588
Co-authorsWilly Sher

Conference (15 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Jefferies 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]
Author URL
Co-authorsMarcus Jefferies
2011Ward 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]
CitationsScopus - 1
2011Ward 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]
2011Ward 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]
2010Ward 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]
2009Ward 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]
2008Ward 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]
2007Ward 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]
2006Ward P, 'Suitability of the SOCL's Protocol's Provision for Dealing with Concurrency on Australian Construction Projects', Bear 2006 Conference, Hong Kong (2006) [E1]
2005Ward P, 'The SOCL's Delay and Disruption Protocol and the Australian Construction Industry', Association of Researchers in Construction Management, London (2005) [E1]
2005Ward 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]
2004Aranda-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-authorsWilly Sher
2004Aranda-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-authorsWilly Sher
2004Ward 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]
2004Aranda-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-authorsWilly Sher
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants12
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 bodyUniversity of Newcastle - Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment
Project TeamMr Peter Ward
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2014
Funding Finish2014
GNoG1400886
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

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 bodyUniversity of Newcastle - Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment
Project TeamMr Peter Ward
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2011
Funding Finish2011
GNoG1100454
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

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 bodyUniversity of Newcastle - Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment
Project TeamMr Peter Ward
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2009
Funding Finish2009
GNoG0190556
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20072 grants / $23,190

Dispute avoidance and resolution$21,490

Funding body: CRC for Construction Innovation

Funding bodyCRC for Construction Innovation
Project TeamConjoint Professor Kerry London, Mr Peter Ward, Doctor Marcus Jefferies
SchemeResearch Proposal
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2007
Funding Finish2007
GNoG0188067
Type Of FundingCRC - Cooperative Research Centre
Category4CRC
UONY

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 bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamMr Peter Ward
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2007
Funding Finish2007
GNoG0187401
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

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 bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamMr Peter Ward
SchemeEarly Career Researcher Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2006
Funding Finish2006
GNoG0186457
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

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 bodyChartered Institute of Building Australasia
Project TeamMr Peter Ward
SchemeResearch Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2006
Funding Finish2006
GNoG0187220
Type Of FundingContract - Aust Non Government
Category3AFC
UONY

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 bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamMr Peter Ward
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2006
Funding Finish2006
GNoG0186217
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

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 bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamMr Peter Ward
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2005
Funding Finish2005
GNoG0185216
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

Scholarship$1,818

Funding body: Australian Building Codes Board

Funding bodyAustralian Building Codes Board
Project TeamMr Peter Ward, Mr David McCarthy
SchemeStudent Research Scholarship Program
RoleLead
Funding Start2005
Funding Finish2005
GNoG0185430
Type Of FundingNot Known
CategoryUNKN
UONY

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 bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamMr Peter Ward
SchemeEarly Career Researcher Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2004
Funding Finish2004
GNoG0183804
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

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

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamMr Peter Ward
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2004
Funding Finish2004
GNoG0183997
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY
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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

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

Office

RoomAG07
BuildingArchitecture
LocationCallaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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