Welcome to the information hub about the fieldwork being conducted at your workplace by Stephen Elms, a PhD student from University College London’s Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment. This page is designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of what Stephen is studying, why it matters, and how you can be involved.
Who is Stephen?
Stephen is currently pursuing his PhD and is interested in the practical skills and learning processes in offsite construction environments. His research focuses on observing how workers like you apply their skills in real-world scenarios and how this knowledge is transferred among team members.
What is Stephen Doing Here?
Observing Daily Tasks: Stephen is here to observe and learn from your daily routines and interactions. This involves him being present on the job site, taking notes, and possibly making video or audio recordings.
Purpose of Study: The goal is to better understand the types of skills that are most valuable in offsite construction, and to explore how these skills are learned and mastered in a dynamic work environment.
Ensuring Your Privacy
If you are not participating in the study, Stephen will make every effort to ensure that you are not included in any video or audio recordings. However, due to the nature of the workplace, complete avoidance of non-participants might not always be possible. Please rest assured that Stephen is committed to respecting your privacy and minimizing any disruptions to your work.
Get Involved!
If you're interested in volunteering to take part or would like to contribute to the study in any way, please don't hesitate to let Stephen know. Your participation would be invaluable in enriching the research and potentially influencing improvements in training and practice within the field.
Contact Stephen
If you have any questions about the research, or if you wish to participate or express any concerns, please reach out to Stephen directly at stephen.elms.20@ucl.ac.uk
Stephen appreciates your cooperation and understanding as this research unfolds. Your insights and experiences are what will make his study a success. Thank you for helping to advance his understanding of the construction industry!
Thank You for Your Support!
He truly values your involvement and support. Your participation not only contributes to the success of his research but also helps pave the way for advancements in your own field.
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