WONG Pui Yun Paulina, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 155 Scopus Citations
  • 6 Scopus h-Index

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Personal profile


Paulina PY WONG is currently an Assistant Professor in the Science Unit at Lingnan University. She joined Lingnan in August 2017 and she is now also a Centre Fellow of the Centre for Social Policy and Social Change. She completed her Bachelor (Physics) and Master (Geography) studies in New Zealand and obtained her Doctoral degree in 2014 from the University of Hong Kong. She has 8 years of academic research experience and has worked for 6 years in New Zealand and Hong Kong mainly on ecological and practical applications of Geographical Information Systems (GIS). In 2013, she was awarded a 6-month Fulbright-Lee Hysan scholarship to conduct microclimate studies at the University of California in Berkeley, USA. She is also a certified GIS Professional (GISP). Her areas of specialization include air pollution, urban climate, GIS modeling and environmental health. Her current research interests concern environmental impact assessments with particular reference to health-related problems in Hong Kong. She has published in international journals including Environment International,Science of the Total Environment, Social Science and Medicine,Building and Environment,Social Indicators Research,and Tourism Management.

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Research Output

A Microclimate Study of Traffic and Pedestrianization Scenarios in a Densely Populated Urban City

WONG, P. P. Y., 31 Jan 2020, In : Advances in Meteorology. 2020, 8 p., 8741049.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Open Access
  • Long-term effects of traffic exposures on mortality in a Chinese cohort

    THACH, T-Q., TSANG, H., LAI, P., LEE, R. S. & WONG, P. P., 1 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Transport and Health. 14, 100609.

    Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Urban climate modified short-term association of air pollution with pneumonia mortality in Hong Kong

    SUN, S., TIAN, L., CAO, W., LAI, P. C., WONG, P. P. Y., LEE, R. S. Y., MASON, T. G., KRÄMER, A. & WONG, C. M., 1 Jan 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 646, 2018, p. 618-624 7 p.

    Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

  • 6 Citations (Scopus)


    • 4 Editorial (Journal)
    • 1 Editorial Membership
    • 1 Lecture / Seminar / Talk

    Frontiers in Sustainable Cities (Health and Cities) (Journal)

    Pui Yun Paulina WONG (Review Editor)
    2019 → …

    Activity: Editorial / Peer-review Work Editorial (Journal)

    The population ageing in Hong Kong: Challenges and Opportunities =香港における高齢化に向けた挑戦と機会

    Pui Yun Paulina WONG (Invited speaker)
    19 Dec 2019

    Activity: Invited Talk or Oral PresentationLecture / Seminar / Talk


    International Journal of Diabetes & Clinical Diagnosis (Journal)

    Pui Yun Paulina WONG (Member of editorial board)
    2016 → …

    Activity: Editorial / Peer-review Work Editorial Membership