Researcher Profile Bashir Tijani

Bashir Tijani
Ph.D Candidate

Centre for Smart Modern Construction
School of Built Environment

Research Topic

Holistic Framework for Mental Health Management for Project Management Professionals in AEC firm working in Construction Project-based Organization


Bashir Tijani is a PhD researcher at Western Sydney University. He is currently conducting a research on how to develop an innovative framework to address mental health issues among project management professionals working on construction project.  Bashir holds a (Hons) Quantity Surveying from the Sheffield Hallam University, UK and M.Phil. at Griffith University, Australia. Bashir worked as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor in the UK and Cost estimator in Australia before the commencement of his PhD. His academic and research career equipped him to cater for the research requirement on occupational health and well-being in construction projects.


  • (Honours) in Quantity Surveying – Sheffield Hallam University, UK
  • M.Phil in Engineering Management - Griffith University, Australia

Honours / Awards / Grants

  • Postgraduate Research Scholarship (2018)

Professional Affiliations


Research Interests

  • Mental Health in Construction Project
  • Occupational Health and Well-being in Construction Project
  • Cardiovascular health of Construction Workers
  • Obesity and Overweight among construction workers
  • PPP in retirement villages
  • Modern Slavery in Construction Project

Research and Publications

Journal Publications

  • Osei-Kyei, R., Chan, A. P., Yu, Y., Chen, C., Ke, Y., and Tijani, B. (2019). "Social responsibility initiatives for public-private partnership projects: A comparative study between China and Ghana." Sustainability, 11(5), 1338.

Conference Publications

  • Tijani, B., Panuwatwanich, K., and Mohamed, S. (2016). "OFF-SITE Manufacturing of Buildings (OSM) in Australia: Towards Measuring Stakeholders ‘Perceived Values."

Other Publications


Professional Experience

Work experience

  • Casual Academic at Western Sydney University, Australia (2018-Present)
  • Cost Estimator at Parkes Construction, NSW, Australia (2017-2018)
  • Assistant Quantity Surveyor at Total Construction, Sheffield, UK (2013-2014)


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