Dr Helen Wei Zheng

Research Associate

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Helen is currently a postdoc research associate in Manchester Urban Institute at the University of Manchester. She is now working on the project ‘UK 2070 Commission – An Inquiry into Regional Inequalities towards a Framework for Action’, in which the team are mapping different indicators to understand spatial inequalities to shed light on relevant strategies and policies. 

Before that, Helen was one of the Post-doc researchers working on the ESRC-NSFC Newton Fund project ‘Eco-urbanisation in China’, in which the underlying dynamics of urbanisation and spatial variations of commuting patterns, green infrastructure, neighbourhood environment, and community well-being were examined. 


Education / academic qualifications

  • 2017 - Doctor of Philosophy, A Multi-scale Decision Support Framework for Sustainable Urban Renewal in High-density Cities: A Case of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2012 - 2017)
  • 2012 - Bachelor of Science, Urban and Rural Planning, Nanjing University (2008 - 2012)

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