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Sian Dunne

Sian Dunne

Telephone: 0151 231 2510



Sian graduated from the University of Liverpool with a first class honours degree in construction project management.
Sian is a Chartered Construction Manager with 12 years’ experience working for Balfour Beatty Construction in the North West.
Her career commenced as a Site Engineer post-graduation progressing into Site Management.
In more recent years Sian worked as a design manager on large scale retail developments, courts, secondary schools and Grade II Listed refurbishment schemes.
Sian teaches construction, project and design management and has particular interests in designing for Autism and BIM.




2002, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, BA (Hons) Construction Project Management

Academic appointments

Disability Coordinator, Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, 2016 - present
Senior Lecturer, School of the Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, 2012 - present

Postgraduate training

PG Cert Learning & Teaching in Higher Education, United Kingdom, Liverpool John Moores University, 2012 - 2014


Conference publication

Dunne S, Mulliner E. 2016. Exploring transitional barriers for bilingual (Welsh-English) students LJMU Teaching & Learning Conference

Finnegan S. 2014. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and its role in improving decision making for sustainable development Engineering Education for Sustainable Development Public Url

Dunne SL, Dooley J. 2014. Breaking down the silo: Student and Staff collaboration within BUE Liverpool John Moores University Teaching and Learning Conference

Dunne SL, Dooley J. 2014. Opening the Eyes of the Civil Engineer through BIM HEA STEM Annual Learning and Teaching Conference

Internet publication

Dunne SL, Marsh D. 2015. Breaking down barriers LJMU builds platform for collaboration Author Url Publisher Url

Engagement & Impact

Membership of professional bodies:

FHEA, Higher Education Academy, 2014

MCIOB, Chartered Institute of Building, 2007

Teaching qualification:

PG Cert Learning & Teaching in Higher Education. 2014

Media Coverage:, Article for the Chartered Institute of Building on replicating the collaborative BIM mindset in the teaching curriculum..