Associate Professor Mary Hardie

Associate Professor Mary Hardie

Dap - Building Design Management Undergraduate,
Construction Management

Associate Professor,
Construction Management

Biography

Dr. Mary Hardie has been a registered architect for more than 30 years since graduating from UNSW in 1979. She has worked in Design and Construct building companies as well as in architectural design practices. She has a particular interest in sustainable construction and in construction innovation. The implementation of Passive Solar Design principles along with green or vegetated roofs, compressed earth block structures and rainwater storage systems for housing developments have all been areas where she has been actively involved. In 2011 she completed a PhD researching technical innovation delivery by small and medium Australian construction enterprises.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Hardie.

Qualifications

  • PhD University of Western Sydney
  • BArch University of New South Wales
  • BSc(Arch) University of New South Wales

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Institute of Architects (2009)
  • Australian Institute of Building (2014)

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Construction Management
  • Construction Management

Contact

Email: M.Hardie@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 47360 921
Mobile: 0409752117
Location: Y.3.45
Penrith (Kingswood)
Website:

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Teaching

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 200471 Construction Technology 5 (Envelope), 2012
  • 300724 Industry Based Learning, 2012
  • 300729 Graphic Communication and Design, 2012
  • 300886 Construction in Practice 1, 2012

Publications

Chapters in Books

  • Chandler, D., Hardie, M., Perera, S. and Langston, C. (2019), 'A proposed framework for measuring future construction industry performance', Accounting for Construction: Frameworks, Productivity, Cost and Performance, Routledge 9781138293977.
  • Saha, S. and Hardie, M. (2012), 'Experiences at the University of Western Sydney', Building pathways: Lifelong Learning in the Construction Sector, The Writing Bureau 9780646578026.
  • Miller, G. and Hardie, M. (2009), 'Minimizing waste in commercial building refurbishment projects', Technology, Design and Process Innovation in the Built Environment, Taylor and Francis 100415462886.
  • Hardie, M., Manley, K. and Kajewsky, S. (2009), 'Innovation Drivers in the Built Environment', Technology, Design and Process Innovation in the Built Environment, Taylor and Francis 100415462886.
  • Hardie, M. and Manley, K. (2008), 'Exemplars of Successful Innovation Delivery by Small and Medium Enterprises', Clients Driving Innovation: Benefiting from Innovation, Cooperative research Centre construction Innovation 9781741071566.

Journal Articles

  • Hardie, M. (2016), 'Vectors of technical innovation delivery by small and medium Australian construction firms', Construction Economics and Building, vol 16, no 3 , pp 59 - 70.
  • Wong, P., Demertjis, M., Hardie, M. and Lo, C. (2014), 'The effect of unlearning on organisational learning behaviour and performance in construction contracting organisations', International Journal of Project Organisation and Management, vol 6, no 3 , pp 197 - 214.
  • Hardie, M., Green, M. and He, Y. (2014), 'Fire and heritage protection in Australian public housing', Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, vol 4, no 2 , pp 196 - 212.
  • Hardie, M., Allen, J. and Newell, G. (2013), 'Environmentally driven technical innovation by Australian construction SMEs', Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, vol 2, no 2 , pp 179 - 191.
  • Hardie, M. and Love, P. (2012), 'The role of industry based learning in a construction management program', Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building: Conference Series, vol 1, no 1 , pp 12 - 19.
  • Wong, P., Cheung, S., Yiu, R. and Hardie, M. (2012), 'The unlearning dimension of organizational learning in construction projects', International Journal of Project Management, vol 30, no 1 , pp 94 - 104.
  • Hardie, M., Miller, G. and Shahed, K. (2011), 'Waste Minimisation in Office Refurbishment Projects: An Australian Perspective', The Open Waste Management Journal, vol 4 , pp 21 - 27.
  • Hardie, M. and Newell, G. (2011), 'Factors influencing technical innovation in construction SMEs: an Australian perspective', Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, vol 18, no 6 , pp 618 - 636.
  • Hardie, M. (2010), 'Rainwater storage gutters for houses', Sustainability, vol 2, no 1 , pp 266 - 279.
  • Hardie, M. (2010), 'Influences on innovation in small Australian construction businesses', Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, vol 17, no 3 , pp 387 - 402.
  • Hardie, M. and Saha, S. (2009), 'Builders' perceptions of lowest cost procurement and its impact on quality', The Australian Journal of Construction Economics and Building, vol 9, no 1 , pp 1 - 8.
  • Hardie, M. (2009), 'An Inquiry-based Learning Approach to teaching About Planning Regulations', Centre for education in the Built Environment Transactions, vol 6, no 2 .
  • Hardie, M., Khan, S., O'Donnell, A. and Miller, G. (2007), 'The efficacy of waste management plans in Australian commercial construction refurbishment projects', The Australiasian Journal of Construction Economics and building, vol 7, no 2 , pp 26 - 36.
  • Hardie, M., Miller, G., Manley, K. and Mcfallan, S. (2006), 'Innovation performance and its impact on profitability among different sectors in the Australian construction industry.', Australian Journal of Construction Economics and Building, vol 6, no 1 , pp 1 - 11.

Conference Papers

  • Gunasekara, K., Perera, S., Hardie, M. and Jin, X. (2019), 'An exploratory study to identify factors affecting performance of construction projects', CIB Congress, Hong Kong, China.
  • Mezher, R. and Hardie, M. (2019), 'Case studies of traditional and innovative building approaches for aged care facilities', Australasian Universities Building Education Association. Conference, Noosa, Qld..
  • Prasad, R., Feng, Y. and Hardie, M. (2018), 'Factors influencing safety training transfer on construction sites : a literature review', International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, The University of Hong Kong.
  • Hardie, M. (2018), 'Will off site manufacture destroy employment in the construction industry?', AUBEA International Conference, Singapore.
  • Piracha, A. and Hardie, M. (2018), 'Post-political planning and the tale of two cities : community engagement in urban planning and development in Sydney', AUBEA International Conference , Singapore.
  • Hardie, M. (2017), 'Preparing students for a disruptive construction future', Australasian Universities Building Education Association. Conference, Melbourne, Vic..
  • Hardie, M. and Saha, S. (2016), 'The impact of international work placements on construction undergraduates', Australasian Universities Building Education Association. Conference, Cairns, Qld..
  • Senaratne, S. and Hardie, M. (2015), 'Large-class teaching with implications for construction management in higher education', COBRA AUBEA, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Hardie, M. and Naoum, J. (2015), 'Improving the visualization skills of construction management students', COBRA (Conference), Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Newton, S., Hardie, M., Lowe, R., Pickersgill, S., Rameezdeen, R., Srivastava, A. and Zillante, G. (2015), 'Situational eLearning : the new potential for digital technology', COBRA (Conference), Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Hardie, M. and Saha, S. (2015), 'The impact of work integrated learning (WIL) on construction management students', COBRA (Conference), Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Prasad, R., Hardie, M. and Feng, Y. (2015), 'A critical review of construction safety training and education research', COBRA (Conference), Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Hardie, M., Love, P., Jin, X. and Saha, S. (2013), 'Managing the interface between work and study in a construction management program', CIB World Building Congress, Brisbane, Qld..
  • Jin, X., Feng, Y., Hardie, M. and Saha, S. (2013), 'Improving subcontractor's motivation by construction managers', CIB Congress, Brisbane, Queensland.
  • Saha, S., Hardie, M., Jin, X. and Braid, S. (2013), 'Adoption of building information modelling as a project management tool', International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Jin, X., Hardie, M., Feng, Y. and Tam, V. (2013), 'Effectiveness and equity of peer assessment of individual contributions to group assignment', Australasian Universities Building Education Association Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Hardie, M., Saha, S., Love, P. and Jin, X. (2013), 'A blended learning approach to understanding construction documentation', Australasian Universities Building Education Association Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Feng, Y., Prasad, R., Jin, X., Saha, S. and Hardie, M. (2013), 'Factors influencing the effective implementation of safety management systems on construction sites in Australia', Australasian Universities Building Education Association Conference, Auckland, N.Z..
  • Saha, S., Tam, V. and Hardie, M. (2012), 'Developing pathways to university entry for low socioeconomic status students : a progress report', AUBEA International Conference, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Hardie, M., Love, P. and Saha, S. (2011), 'Are Formal Peer Support Programs the Answer for Construction Students Transitioning to University Study?', 36th Annual Australasian University Building Educators Association Conference 'Getting a building degree - the end of the beginning', Gold Coast, Qld.
  • Saha, S. and Hardie, M. (2010), 'Builders' perceptions of the impact of procurement method on project quality', Fifth International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference, Las Vegas, USA.
  • Hardie, M. and Saha, S. (2010), 'Some significant issues concerning the articulation of construction programs between TAFE and university: a discussion of the experience at a NSW university.', 35th Australasian Universites Building Educators Association, Melbourne.
  • Saha, S. and Hardie, M. (2009), 'Management and protection of hearing at construction sites', Working together: Planning,designing and building a healthy and safe construction industry, Melbourne.
  • Hardie, M. (2009), 'A case study approach to teaching construction students about the development approval process', 34th Australasian Universities Building Educators Conference (AUBEA 2009), Novatel Barossa Valley SA.
  • Saha, S. and Hardie, M. (2009), 'Implementing criteria and standards-based assessment in a construction management course', 34th Australasian Universities Building Educators Conference (AUBEA 2009), Novatel Barossa Valley SA.
  • Hardie, M. (2009), 'Construction industry culture and innovation: An Australian perspective', International Conference on Global Innovation in Construction, Holywell Park, Loughborough, UK.
  • Hardie, M. and Manley, K. (2008), 'Enabling factors for innovation by small contractors', Clients Driving Innovation: Benefiting from Innovation, Surfers Paradise Queensland.
  • Hardie, M. (2008), 'The `'University of Opportunity': an outreach strategy towards students with non traditional academic backgrounds', AUBEA 2008, Auckland.
  • Saha, S. and Hardie, M. (2007), 'Construction error and optimal inspection rate', Innovations in Structural Engineering and Construction, RMIT.
  • Hardie, M. (2007), 'Group work in construction - How to avoid the 'free ride' syndrome and other problems', 2007 Conference of the Australasian Universities Building Education Association, Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship, Swinburne University of Technology.
  • Hardie, M. and Miller, G. (2006), 'Construction management buzzwords and catch phrases - some common examples and their history', Australasian Universities Building Educators Association Annual Conference 2006, UTS Sydney.
  • Khan, S., Hardie, M. and Miller, G. (2006), 'Benchmarks for recycling practices in commercial office building refurbishments: data collection challenges', Clients Driving Innovation: Moving Ideas into Practice International Conference 2006, Surfers Paradise.
  • Hardie, M. and Hardie, L. (2005), 'Experience with low cost termite protection systems for houses built of load bearing earth brick walls carrying suspended timber floors', EarthBuild 2005, International Earth Building Conference, UTS Sydney.
  • Hardie, M., Miller, G., Manley, K. and Mcfallan, S. (2005), 'The quantity surveyor's role in innovation generation, adoption and diffusion in the Australian construction industry', QUT Research Week 2005, Brisbane.
  • Hardie, M., Miller, G. and Manley, K. (2005), 'Innovative connecting system for precast concrete planks on a major sports stadium', 13th International Group for Lean Construction Confere, Sydney.
  • Saha, S. and Hardie, M. (2005), 'Culture of quality in the Australian construction industry', 13th International Group for Lean Construction Confere, Sydney.
  • Hardie, M., Miller, G., Manley, K. and Mcfallan, S. (2005), 'Experience with the management of technological innovations within the Australian construction industry', PICMET 2005; Technology Management: A Unifying Discipline for Melting the Boundaries, Portland Oregon USA.
  • Saha, S. and Hardie, M. (2004), 'The use of 3D and 4D CAD systems to reduce error rate and reqorking in construction', Clients Driving Innovation International Conference 2004, Surfers Paradise.
  • Hardie, M. and Najjar, G. (2004), 'Establishing an educational and interoperable archive of construction project information', AUBEA 2004 Higher Education Shaping the Built Environment, University of Newcastle.
  • Hardie, M. and Saha, S. (2004), 'Recent experience with problem-based learning in a construction management unit/subject', AUBEA 2004 Higher Education Shaping the Built Environment, University of Newcastle.
  • Saha, S., Hardie, M. and Jeary, A. (2003), 'Attitudes to 3D and 4D CAD systems in the Australian Construction Industry', Second International Structural Engineering & Construction conference (ISEC 02), Rome.

Other Publications

  • 2013, 'Clearing the Pathway: Improving the Transition for Students Moving Between AQF Levels 5, 6 and 7', Report
  • 2013, 'Lifelong Learning Pathways: Addressing Participation and Diversity in Higher Education: Final Report 2013', Report
  • 2013, 'Clearing the Pathway: Improving the Transition for Students Moving Between AQF Levels 5, 6 and 7', Report

Since 2004, Mary has been involved with several research projects with the Cooperative Research Centre for Construction Innovation. The projects involved various aspects of the diffusion of construction innovations as well as waste minimisation in construction. In 2011 she completed her PhD thesis which looks into "Technical innovation in small and medium construction enterprises".

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Hardie.

Previous Projects

Title: Situational eLearning: a crowdsourcing approach to the definition and assessment of key practice-ready academic outcomes [via UNSW]
Funder:
  • Department of Education and Training (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Mary Hardie
Years: 2014-03-17 - 2016-03-30
ID: P00021874

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