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Dr Lau, Mandy Hang Man 劉杏雯

Associate Professor

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
University of CambridgePhD in Department of Land Economy
University of CambridgeMPhil in Planning, Growth and Regeneration
London School of Economics and Political ScienceBSc in Sociology

Mandy Lau is Associate Professor in the Department of Urban Planning and Design, The University of Hong Kong. She received her PhD and MPhil from the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, and BSc in Sociology from the London School of Economics (LSE).

Mandy’s research lies at the intersection of housing studies and ageing studies. She has led a number of research projects funded by the Research Grants Council (RGC), including a project on inadequate housing space in the private rental sector in Hong Kong, and a project on age segregation, ageism and intergenerational relations in high-density residential neighbourhoods.

Mandy serves on the International Editorial Advisory Board of Housing Studies, and the International Advisory Board of Urban Policy and Research. She is also Secretary of the Asia-Pacific Network for Housing Research (APNHR).

She has contributed to a number of contract research projects commissioned by professional institutes and NGOs, including a project on the liveability of public and private housing estates, commissioned by the Hong Kong Institute of Housing (HKIH), and a project on purpose-built housing for older people, commissioned by the Hong Kong Housing Society (HKHS).

Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2013-11-01Early Career Award 2013/14: Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
SecretaryAsia-Pacific Network for Housing Research (APNHR)
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Urban planning
Private rental housing
Affordable housing
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Cantonese英語、粵語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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