Giamila has responsibility for supporting the development of research projects, the generation of related outputs and the preparation of collaborative bids for external research funding. Her teaching and research interests relate to the relationship between dwelling patterns and appropriate technologies in context-specific approaches to architectural design, with a focus on the contemporary architecture of Australia.
2010-2011, Nottingham Trent University. Project Coordinator, with Professor Soumyen Bandyopadhyay (Principal Investigator). Towards comparative HMPs and appropriate HMP guidelines of two oasis settlements in Central Oman.
2010-2011, Muscat Municipality. Project Coordinator, with Professor Soumyen Bandyopadhyay (Principal Investigator). Towards the training and coordination of a group of graduates from the Oman Technical College for the documentation of six oasis settlements in the Muscat Region, Oman.