Rhoda Quaigrain




Email Address: quaigrra@myumanitoba.ca

Degree, Program: PhD Civil Engineering
Program Start Date: September 2013

Thesis/ Research Topic: Evaluating the Accessibility of the Manitoban Construction Industry to Disabled Construction Workers and its Relation to Safety Performance

Supervisor(s): Dr. Mohamed Issa

Research Interests:
Construction Project Management and Green Buildings
Innovation, Integration and Management in the Built Environment
Sustainable Design and Construction
Digital Technology Integration in Construction
Health and Safety (Disability Management In Construction)

Education:
B.Sc. Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana, 2012.

Employment History:
Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant, University of Manitoba, SEP 2013 – Present
Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Building Technology, KNUST, Ghana, Aug.2012- Aug.2013
Assistant Quantity Surveyor and Site Supervisor (Internship), Development and Maintenance Department, University Of Education, Winneba, May-Aug 2010

Publications:
Owusu-Manu, D., Edwards, D. and Quaigrain, R. (2014) “Barriers Constraining Management Innovation (MI) Adoption in the Ghanaian Construction Consulting Sector: A Case Study”, Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, Vol.13, Iss.4

Quaigrain, R., and Issa, M. H. (2014). “A Critical Review of the Literature on Disability Management in the Construction Industry”, 30th Annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) Conference, 1-3 Sept. Portsmouth, UK.

Rankin, J., Froese, T., Haas, C., Issa, M. Nasir, H., and Quaigrain, R. (2014). "Enhancing the Performance and Productivity of the Canadian Construction Industry through Appropriate Digital Technology Adoption", The Digital Technology Adoption Pilot Program, National Research Council Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Department of Civil Engineering | University of Manitoba