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Robert Weatherup


  • Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom

  • 7 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
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Personal profile


He lectures in construction economics with specialisms in whole life value engineering and disaster response and recovery.   He is the co –founder of the research group CELI (Civic Ecology and Life Infrastructure) which investigates the global societal challenges of health, food security, ecosystem biodiversity and smart green integrated communities.  His research interests involve thinking differently about how we design, construct and use our built environment specifically investigating engineering nature-based solutions to enhance biodiversity and the economics of procuring and managing biodiversity ecosystem services.

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Research Output 2010 2016

  • 7 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Article
1 Citation (Scopus)

Shale gas extraction – the case for a multi-disciplinary study

McAleenan, C., Weatherup, R., Bogle, G. & McAleenan, P., 6 Mar 2016, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Energy. 168, 1, p. 41-46

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hydraulic fracturing
Sustainable development
Value engineering
Civil engineering

Development of Models for Assessing Risk Impacts on the Variability between Contract Sum and Final Account

Odeyinka, H., Larkin, K., Cunningham, G., McKane, M., Bogle, G. & Weatherup, R., 12 Sep 2011, COBRA 2011: Proceedings of the RICS Foundation Construction and Property Research Conference. Salford, Vol. 1. p. 614-623

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Neural networks

Assessing risk impacts on the variability between tender sum and final account.

Odeyinka, H., Larkin, K., Cunningham, G., Weatherup, R. & McKane, M., 3 Sep 2010, Unknown Host Publication. 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
housing project
risk factor