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Dr. LAW Winnie

FHEA, MHKIQEP, PhD (HKU), MPlan & BPlan (Auckland)
Deputy Director and Principal Lecturer

Tel: 

(852) 3917 7392

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(852) 2857 2521

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Dr. Law teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses on sustainable development, community planning and environmental management. She also works with a team of researchers and conducts policy research, action research and knowledge exchange projects on rural revitalization, social innovation, community engagement and corporate sustainability. Dr Law has been a director of the Conservancy Association since 2005 and she currently sits on a number of HKSAR Government’s advisory committees including Advisory Council for the Environment, Environment and Conservation Fund Committee, Steering Committee for Restored Landfill Revitalisation Funding Scheme, Advisory Committee on Agriculture and Fisheries and Agricultural Products Scholarship Fund Advisory Committee. At the regional level, Winnie Law was commissioned by the EU and ENDP as a planning and social monitoring expert for their city planning and environmental management programmes in Vietnam. She also reviews books for Urban Policy and Research Journal (Taylor & Francis Inc) and reviews papers for Journal of Urban Planning International (China).

 

 

Education

2000-2003 The University of Hong Kong
PhD (Sustainable Urban Regeneration and Social Impact Assessment)

 

1999 University of Auckland, New Zealand
MPlan (Merit)

 

1995-1998 University of Auckland, New Zealand
BPlan (1st Honour)

 

 

Academic Career

2019-present The University of Hong Kong
Centre for Civil Society and Governance
Deputy Director and Principal Lecturer

 

2016-2019 The University of Hong Kong
Faculty of Social Sciences
Policy for Sustainability Lab
Associate Director and Principal Lecturer

 

2008-2016 The University of Hong Kong
Kadoorie Institute
Last position as Assistant Director and Principal Lecturer

 

2003-2008 The University of Hong Kong
Centre for Urban Planning and Environmental Management
Last position as Teaching Consultant

 

 

Current Projects

HSBC Rural Sustainability

Social Innovations for Sustainable Communities (supported by HSBC)

Long-term Decarbonisation Strategy (Council for Sustainable Development)

Pilot Study on Underground Space Development in Selected Strategic Urban Areas – Feasibility Study (Civil Engineering and Development Department and Planning Department, HKSARG)

 

 

Selected Publications

Fok, K.W.K. & LAW, W.W.Y. (2018), “City re-imaged: Multi-stakeholder study on branding Hong Kong as a city of greenery,” Journal of Environmental Management, Vol. 206, pp. 1039-1051.

Xu, Q., Chen, J., Peart, M. R., Ng, C. N., Hau, B. C. H., and Law, W. W. Y. (2018), “Exploration of severities of rainfall and runoff extremes in ungauged catchments: a case study of Lai Chi Wo in Hong Kong, China Science of the Total Environment,” Science of the Total Environment.

Chan, K.N., Kim, E.J., Lam, W.F., Law, W.W.Y. and Zhao, Z. (2017), “The Politics of Information Processing in Environmental Policymaking: Evidence from Hong Kong”, conference paper presented at 2017 Environmental Politics and Governance Conference, June 21-24, 2017, Indiana University, Bloomington, US.

Chow W.C., Leung T.H.D. and Law W.W.Y. (2017), Promotion of Sustainable Consumption of Biological Resources – Final Report, policy study commissioned by the Council for Sustainable Development.

Law W.W.Y., Chow W.C., Lee C.K. and Lau S.C.B., (2015), “Final Report: Consultancy Study for the Enhancement Works to the Hong Kong Zoological & Botanical Gardens”, for Leisure and Cultural Services Department, HKSARG.

Law, W.Y. et al (eds) (2014), Exploring Lung Fu Shan: A Nature Guide, Hong Kong: HKU Press.

“Environmental Strategy and Measure for Transformation of Development Mode in Eastern China,” Special Policy Study Report for China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development, December 2012.