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Jim Kempton

Senior Lecturer

School of Architecture Design and the Built Environment

Staff Group(s)
Property Management and Development


Course Leader for the BSc (Hons) Building Surveying Degree. Main teaching construction technology, building defects and building pathology. Supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations and supervision of Doctoral candidates.

Career overview

Research posts with the Building Research Establishment and Coventry University. Practice posts in Schools/ Local Government, Social Housing and Private Consultants.

Research areas


Urban Regeneration

Building Surveying
Defects and Pathology

External activity

External Examiner - Building Surveying Northumbria University

Course(s) I teach on

  • Paul Rattigan
    Undergraduate | Full-time / Sandwich | 2023

  • Sarah-Elizabeth McGarrigle Guy
    Postgraduate taught | Full-time / Part-time | 2023