WONG Pui Yun Paulina, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 131 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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microclimate Earth & Environmental Sciences
atmospheric pollution Earth & Environmental Sciences
heat island Earth & Environmental Sciences
Hong Kong Medicine & Life Sciences
pollution exposure Earth & Environmental Sciences
mortality Earth & Environmental Sciences
temperature Earth & Environmental Sciences
Body Constitution Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2019 2021

Research Output 2013 2019

1 Scopus Citations

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)

planning unit
4 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)

urban climate
Air pollution
atmospheric pollution
1 Scopus Citations

Vertical monitoring of traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) in urban street canyons of Hong Kong

WONG, P. P. Y., LAI, P. C., ALLEN, R., CHENG, W., LEE, M., TSUI, A., TANG, R., THACH, T. Q., TIAN, L., BRAUER, M. & BARRATT, B., 20 Jun 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 670, p. 696-703 8 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

street canyon
Air pollution
atmospheric pollution

Activities 2015 2019

  • 4 Editorial (Journal)
  • 1 Editorial Membership

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

Pui Yun Paulina WONG (Review Editor)
2019 → …

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

International Journal of Diabetes & Clinical Diagnosis (Journal)

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

Activity: Editorial / Peer-review Work Editorial Membership

Frontiers in Environmental Science (Journal)

Pui Yun Paulina WONG (Review Editor)
2015 → …

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