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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.

Qualifications

  • Master of Science (Construction Management), University of Bath - UK, 04/12/1996
  • Certificate in Building Studies (Building), Business & Technician Educational Council - London
  • Post Graduate Cert in Teach & Learn in Higher Educ, University of Teeside, 29/09/1995
  • Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health, National Board in OH&S - Leicester - England, 19/03/1999
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Teeside, 11/07/2000
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)(Construction), Sheffield City Polytechnic - England, 04/07/1989

Research

Research keywords

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Claims
  • Construction
  • Construction Contract Claims
  • Construction Law
  • Delay & Disruption Disputes
  • Law
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Safety

Research expertise

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

Languages

  • English

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
120201Building Construction Management And Project Planning100

Memberships

Body relevant to professional practice.

  • Committee Member - CIOB International Education Committee

Committee/Associations (relevant to research).

  • University representative & member - CIB Working Commission W113 on Law & Dispute Resolution

Collaboration

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

Administrative

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.

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Construction Law
  • Construction Technology
  • Contractual Administration
  • Occupation Health & Safety
  • Project Planning & Programming
  • Surveying & Levelling
  • Tendering & Estimating

Teaching expertise

Construction Law

Occupational Health and Safety

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Highlighted Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

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]

This paper was published in what is considered to be the leading international journal by the discipline with a high impact factor.

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]

This paper was published in the proceedings of an international conference and was produced as a result of preliminary PhD research.

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]

This paper was published in the proceedings of an international conference and was produced as a result of preliminary PhD research.

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]

This paper was published in what is considered to be a leading international journal by the discipline with a high impact factor.

Publications

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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]

This paper was published in what is considered to be the leading international journal by the discipline with a high impact factor.

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]

This paper was published in what is considered to be a leading international journal by the discipline with a high impact factor.

Conference (15 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
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, '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]
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]

This paper was published in the proceedings of an international conference and was produced as a result of preliminary PhD research.

2006Ward P, Sher WD, Gameson R, Aranda-Mena G, 'Application of Innovative Protocols and Technologies as a Means of Complying with the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payments Act 1999', AUBEA 2006 Proceedings, Sydney, Australia (2006) [E1]

Co-authors: Willy Sher

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, '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]

This paper was published in the proceedings of an international conference and was produced as a result of preliminary PhD research.

2005Ward P, 'The SOCL's Delay and Disruption Protocol and the Australian Construction Industry', Association of Researchers in Construction Management, London (2005) [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-authors: Willy 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, 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

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-authors: Willy Sher

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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants12
Total funding$54,538

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2012 (1 grants)

CIB W099 International Conference on "Modelling and Building Health and Safety, Singapore, 10 - 11 September 2012$1,200
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment

Project Team
Mr Peter Ward
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,20020122012
GNo:G1200957

2011 (1 grants)

ATINER 1st Construction Conference, Athens, Greece, 20 - 26 June 2011$1,200
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment

Project Team
Mr Peter Ward
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,20020112011
GNo:G1100454

2009 (1 grants)

PRoBE 2009 Conference, Glasgow, UK, 19-20 November 2009$1,200
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment

Project Team
Mr Peter Ward
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,20020092009
GNo:G0190556

2007 (2 grants)

Dispute avoidance and resolution$21,490
Funding Body: CRC for Construction Innovation

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Kerry London, Mr Peter Ward, Mr Marcus Jefferies
SchemeRole
Research ProposalInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$21,49020072007
GNo:G0188067

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

Project Team
Mr Peter Ward
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,70020072007
GNo:G0187401

2006 (3 grants)

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

Project Team
Mr Peter Ward
SchemeRole
Early Career Researcher GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$12,39020062006
GNo:G0186457

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

Project Team
Mr Peter Ward
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,00020062006
GNo:G0187220

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

Project Team
Mr Peter Ward
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,50020062006
GNo:G0186217

2005 (2 grants)

Annual Conference of the Association of Researchers in Construction Management 2005, 7-9 September 2005$2,400
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Mr Peter Ward
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,40020052005
GNo:G0185216

Scholarship$1,818
Funding Body: Australian Building Codes Board

Project Team
Mr Peter Ward, Mr David McCarthy
SchemeRole
Student Research Grant Program ScholarshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,81820052005
GNo:G0185430

2004 (2 grants)

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

Project Team
Mr Peter Ward
SchemeRole
Early Career Researcher GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$7,00020042004
GNo:G0183804

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

Project Team
Mr Peter Ward
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$64020042004
GNo:G0183997
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions0

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Mr Peter Ward

Work Phone(02) 4921 5770
Fax(02) 4921 6913
Email
PositionLecturer
School of Architecture and Built Environment
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaConstruction Management (Building)
Office
AG07,
Architecture,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/p-ward