HO Janet, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

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Janet Ho joined the Department of English at Lingnan University in 2014. Prior to that she worked for several years at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and The Open University of Hong Kong. She was a Visiting Study Fellow at the Centre for Advanced Research in English, University of Birmingham, in 2010. She received her Ph.D. in Linguistics from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2013. The same year, she completed her Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) in Krakow. Her current research interests lie in metaphor studies, discourse analysis, corpus linguistics, and English language teaching. Her recent publications have appeared in reputed journals including English for Specific Purposes, Journal of Pragmatics and Text & Talk.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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