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Garry Workman BA, MA, HNC/HND, IOSH, Cert & Dip CIB, CIOSH, PGCE

Principal Lecturer


Leadership and line management of the construction and quantity surveying staff base.


1975 to 1982 Craft operative, Site Forman, Site Manager various residential and commercial construction project.

1982 to 1983 Clerk of Works, local authority.

1983 to 2005 College Lecturer covering all craft/ technician and higher technician awards, including course and team leadership.

2005 to 2009 Senior Lecturer SHU

2009 to present day Principal Lecturer SHU


Department of the Natural and Built Environment

Social Sciences and Arts


Management of health & safety - all level including undergraduate, postgraduate, professional.

Building law and contract, dispute resolution.

Contract Procuremen

Construction Technology


Prof Paul Watson, Garry Workman and Neil Hanney - A Case Study Application of 'e' Supported Learning in a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Degree Programme. Vienna, Austria

Prof Paul Watson Garry Workman - Aspects of a Learning Organisation. Florida, USA

Prof Paul Watson, Garry Workman and Neil Hanney - Teaching Sustainability: A Valid Methodology for Addressing the Associated Problematic Issues. Tokyo, Japan

Prof Paul Watson Garry Workman - ‘e’ Support for Learning at a Distance Students: A Case Study. Toronto, Canada.

Co-author with Prof Paul Watson, Garry Workman, Neil Hanney, Peter Rushforth, Stuart Smith & David Gibson Surveying & Engineering Handbook

Garry Workman Case Studies as an Integrative Part of Effective Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategies, EASB Conference presentation April 2013.

Prof Paul Watson, Garry Workman Embedding Knowledge Management within organisational learning & continuous improvement cycles, Perth, Australia.


Journal articles

Watson, P., & Workman, G. (2011). An overview of the collaborative partnership between Sheffield Hallam University and Tunku Abdul Rahman College. Sheffield Hallam University Built Environment Research Transactions, 3 (Spec), 68-71.

Conference papers

Dickinson, S., Watson, P., Franks, A., & Workman, G. (2010). An innovative approach to interdisciplinary teaching for built environment students. IMETI 2010 - 3rd International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technological Innovation, Proceedings, 1, 46-50.

Watson, P., & Workman, G. (2009). Aspects of a learning organisation. IMSCI 2009 - 3rd International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, Proceedings, 2, 89-97.

Other activities

Chartered Member Institute of Building.

Chartered Member Institute of Occupational Safety & Health.

Active member at local and regional.

Previous course leader Construction Project Management and Building Surveying. Previous Programme Leader undergraduate courses.

Previous Academic co-ordinator at University level for all courses with Tunku Abdul Rahman University College but still have an active level of interest and involvement in the curriculum design and staff delivery within the department.

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