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Dr Dingayo Mzyece


Senior Lecturer in Quantity Surveying

School of the Built Environment

Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

Dingayo Mzyece

Phone number: 01865 48 3356


Location: Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane, OX3 0BP

Conference papers

  • Mzyece D, Ndekugri I, Ankrah N, Hammond F, 'The principal contractor’s role under Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007: areas for further research based on a qualitative inquiry.'
    (2012) pp.465-474
    ISBN: 978-0-9552390-6-9

Areas of expertise

  • Pre-contract and post-contract cost control
  • Project procurement
  • Interpretation of the Standard Methods of Measurement (e.g. SMM7, NRM1, NRM2, NRM3, CESMM4 and MMHW)
  • Standard forms of Contract (e.g. JCT 2016 and NEC4)
  • Quantity Surveying professional practice and contract administration 


Examples of other conference proceedings

Mzyece, D., Ndekugri, I., Ankrah, N. and Hammond, F. (2012) Contractual provisions for health and safety: Standard form contracts in the UK construction industry, In Ofori, G., Krisiani, T. and Teo, E. A. L. (eds.) CIB W099 International Conference: Modelling and Building Safety, Singapore, National University of Singapore, pp.428-437.

Mzyece, D. (2016) BIM-enabled Health and Safety coordination in the UK construction industry, In Scott, L. (ed.) Proceedings of the ARCOM Doctoral Workshop, Sustainability and BIM, 21st October 2016 Greenway Hub, GrangeGorman Campus, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, pp. 6-15.

Other experience

Previous academic role(s):

  1. Lecturer in Quantity Surveying, Coventry University, UK
  2. Tutor in Construction Project Management, Heriot Watt University, UK
  3. Visiting Lecturer and Researcher, University of Wolverhampton, UK


Dingayo is a qualified quantity surveyor, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a Senior Lecturer in the School of the Built Environment. Having acquired extensive professional quantity surveying experience during the earlier part of his career, Dingayo worked on a number of projects ranging from private mixed-use developments to public schools and hospitals in the role of: Project Quantity Surveyor and Client's representative (agent). Later, Dingayo switched to academia having spent a number of years reading for his MSc and PhD studies at the University of Bath and the University of Wolverhampton, respectively.

Prior to joining Oxford Brookes University, Dingayo was a Lecturer in Quantity Surveying in the School of Energy, Construction and Environment at Coventry University and before then, a Visiting Lecturer (VL) and researcher at the University of Wolverhampton where he was awarded a PhD in Construction and Engineering Management. During his PhD studies, Dingayo was employed on a part time basis as Tutor in Construction Project Management at Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland. Dr Mzyece (pronounced as Me-zey-che) teaches on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. His module leadership roles are mostly related to: project cost and financial control; quantity surveying professional practice and commercial management; and project planning. Besides teaching, Dingayo also performs research in the area of Construction Project and Engineering Management.