Sarkar C., Webster C.J. and Gallacher J., Residential greenness and prevalence of major depressive disorders: a cross-sectional, observational, associational study of 94 879 adult UK Biobank participants, The Lancet Planetary Health2018, 2(4): e162–e173.

The Lancet Article


Lu, Y., Xiao, Y., & Ye Y. (2016). Urban density, diversity and design: Is more always better for walking? A study from Hong Kong. Preventive Medicine, DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.08.042

Chinmoy Sarkar1*, Chris Webster1, Matthew Pryor1, Dorothy Tang1, Scott Melbourne1, Zhang Xiaohu1, Liu Jianzheng1. Exploring associations between urban green, street design and walking: Results from the Greater London boroughs. Under review.

Yang Xiao, Webster C and Li Zhigang, Estimating the value of urban green space in a densely populated context: an empirical study in Shanghai. Under review


Sarkar C, Webster C, Gallacher J, (2015) UK Biobank Urban Morphometric Platform (UKBUMP) – A nationwide resource for evidence-based healthy city planning and public health interventions. Annals of GIS (DOI: 10.1080/19475683.2015.1027791).

Webster C, Sarkar S, Melbourne S, Pryor M, Tang D, Kaffay N, Green equals healthy? Towards an evidence base for high density healthy city research. Landscape Architecture Frontiers, 2015, 3(1) pp 8-24. (DOI: 10.1007/slaf-0008-0301-xx)

Li, LH (2015). “Impacts of Homeownership and residential stability on children’s academic performance in Hong Kong- implications for urban housing policy” – accepted by Social Indicators Research (in print) (DOI) 10.1007/s11205-015-0915-8

1996 –Present: Hui, S C M., Cheung K P. Web page on Building Energy Efficiency Research (BEER)

J Briz, K P Cheung, et al., Chapter 18, “CHALLENGES TO IMPROVE GREEN URBAN ENVIRONMENT BY URBAN AGRICULTURE: THE CASES OF HUNG KONG AND MADRID”. pp. 311-330, in Book named “GREEN CITIES IN THE WORLD”. 2nd Edition, 2015. World Green Infrastructure Network & Editorial Agricola Española S.A., Caballero de Gracia 24. Madrid 28013 Spain. ISBN: 978-84-92928-40-8 (Digital). ISBN: 978-84-92928-39-2 (Paperback)

Jiang, B., Larsen, L., Deal, B., & Sullivan, W. C. (2015). A dose–response curve describing the relationship between tree cover density and landscape preference. Landscape and Urban Planning, 139(0), 16-25. doi:

Jiang, B., Zhang,T., Sullivan, W.C. (2015). Healthy Cities: Mechanisms and Research Questions Regarding the Impacts of Urban Green Landscapes on Public Health and Well-being. Landscape Architecture Frontiers, 3(1), 24-35.

Jiang, B. (2015). Examining the Urban Environment through the Eyes of a Pediatrician: an Interview with Richard J. Jackson. Landscape Architecture Frontiers, 3(1), 62-69.

Liu, Jianzheng, & Li, Weifeng. A Nighttime Light Imagery Estimation of Ethnic Disparity in Economic Well-being in Mainland China and Taiwan (2001-2013). Eurasian Geography and Economics, 55(06), 691-714. doi: 10.1080/15387216.2015.1041147 (in press)

Sarkar, Chinmoy, Chris Webster, and John Gallacher. 2015. “UK Biobank Urban Morphometric Platform (UKBUMP)–a nationwide resource for evidence-based healthy city planning and public health interventions.” Annals of GIS (ahead-of-print):1-14. DOI:10.1080/19475683.2015.1027791.

Webster, Chris, Chinmoy Sarkar, Scott Jennings Melbourne, Dorothy Tang, Pryor Matthew, and Kafafy Nezar. 2015. “Green equals Healthy? Towards an evidence base for high density Healthy City research.” Landscape Architecture Frontiers 3 (1):8-23.

Melbourne, SJ (2015). Resort Urbanism: The Role of Landscape in Hong Kong’s Discovery Bay. LA+ Interdisciplinary Journal of Landscape Architecture, Accepted December 2014.

Tang, Dorothy & Julia Kane Africa. (2015) “Resilient Yueqing: Climate Change, Public Health, and Landscape Infrastructure,” Architecture Frontier. 3(1):70-83

Leung GM, Ni MY, Wong PTK, Lee PH, Chan BHY, Stewart SM, Schooling CM, Johnston JM, Lam WWT, Chan SSC, McDowell I, Pang H, Fielding R, Lam TH, Cohort Profile FAMILY Cohort. Int J Epidemiol. 2015 (Epub 2015/1/23).

Leung GM, Ni MY*, Wong PTK, et al. Cohort Profile FAMILY Cohort. Int J Epidemiol. 2015 (Epub 2015/1/23)

Gilman SE, Ni MY, Dunn EC, et al. Contributions of the social environment to first-onset and recurrent mania. Molecular Psychiatry. 2015;20(3):329-36

Kavikondala S, Stewart SM, Ni MY, et al. Structure and Validity of the Family Harmony Scale: An instrument for measuring harmony. Psychological Assessment 2015 (in press).

Ready NE, Pang HH, Gu L, Otterson GA, Thomas SP, Miller AA, Baggstrom M, Masters GA, Graziano SL, Crawford J, Bogart J, Vokes EE. Chemotherapy With or Without Maintenance Sunitinib for Untreated Extensive-Stage Small-Cell Lung Cancer: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Phase II Study-CALGB 30504 (Alliance). J Clin Oncol. 2015 Mar 2.
Leung GM, Ni MY, Wong PT, Lee PH, Chan BH, Stewart SM, Schooling CM, Johnston JM, Lam WW, Chan SS, McDowell I, Pang H, Fielding R, Lam TH. Cohort Profile: FAMILY Cohort. Int J Epidemiol. 2015 Jan 23.

Rushing C, Bulusu A, Hurwitz HI, Nixon AB, Pang H. A leave-one-out cross-validation SAS macro for the identification of markers associated with survival. Comput Biol Med. 2015 Feb;57:123-9.

Sudlow C, Gallacher J, Allen N, et al. UK Biobank: an open access resource for identifying the causes of a wide range of complex diseases of middle and old age. PLoS Medicine 2015 Mar 31;12(3):e1001779.

Swerdlow et al. HMG-coenzyme A reductase inhibition, type 2 diabetes and bosyweight: evidence fro genetic analysis and randomised trials. Lancet 2015. Jan 24;385(9965):351-61.

Olsen e al. Time to resolution and effect on quality of life in molluscum contagiosum in children in the UK. Lancet Infect. Dis. 2015 Feb; 15(2):190-5.

XUE, F. & LAU, S. S. Y. (2015). Towards Health and Liveability: An Empirical Study of Post-Garden City Legacy in London. Under peer review of Landscape Research.

XUE, F. & LAU, S. S. Y. (2015). Healing Space Research in the post-Garden City Era: London Revelation for Health, Well-being and Liveability. Proceedings of the 52nd International Making Cities Liveable Conference on Achieving Green, Healthy Cities in Bristol, UK.


White J, Greene G, Dunstan F, Rodgers S, Lyons RA, Humphreys I, Webster C, Palmer S, Weightman A, Elliot E, Phillips C, Fone D, (2014) Communities First, mental health and social cohesion (ComFi): protocol for a natural experiment to evaluate the impact of area-wide regeneration on mental health and social cohesion, BMJ Open, Accepted September 2014.

K P Cheung, et al, Exhibition of 2 Green projects in Chinachem Sustainable Development Conference on 10 Oct 2014, Nina Hotel, Tsuen, Wan, HKSAR :

-Greening-the-Earth project-mission &

-Innovative Urban Roof Greenhouses enriched with carbon dioxide breathed out by human beings 創新的城市屋頂溫室 : 使用人類所產生的二氧化碳大增植物產量和綠化功率

K P Cheung, Hong Kong Special Administration Region, China : Going for Extensive Underground Development in coming decades. “香港特別行政區:未來幾十年將廣泛開發地下空間”.第四次国际地下空间学术大会(IACUS2014). 中国岩石力学与工程学会地下空间分会.Nanjing, China. May 14-15, 2014. 地下空間與工程學. Chinese Journal of Underground Space and Engineering. 10(2), 2014. ISSN : 1673–0836.

Cheung, K.P. Priorities on Design & Construction on Safety for Nuclear Power Stations. HKU-Cambridge Symposium on Challenges & Priorities for Trust-Based Cross-border Nuclear Safety Emergency Governance. June 12, 2014. The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

“Patterns of Residential Adjustment for Older Person: Who will Recover and How Do They Recover? A Study in Different Residential Environments in Hong Kong” (2014), Social Indicators Research, 119(1), pp. 295-319. (Kevin H. C. Cheng, David R. Phillips, Oi-Ling Siu and A.G.O. Yeh)

Huang, J.; Cedeño-Laurent, JG.; Spengler, JD. (2014) CityComfort+: A Simulation-Based Method for Predicting Mean Radiant Temperature in Dense Urban Areas, Building and Environment, 2014, v. 80, p.84-95

Lai, D.; Zhou, C.; Huang, J.; Jiang, Y., Long, Z.; Chen, Q. (2014) Outdoor Space Quality: A Field Study in an Urban Residential Community in Central China. Energy and Buildings, 2014, v. 68 n. Part B p. 713-720

Huang, J.; Zhuo, Y.; Xu, L.; Zhou, C. (2014) Thermal Comfort and Outdoor Activities in China’s Residential Communities: The Wuhan Experiment, Proceedings of the 2014 Indoor Air Conference, Hong Kong SAR

Zhang, Q. & Pryor, M. (2014). Teaching Rationale: Contextualising the Ecological Footprint in Hong Kong. Landscape Architecture Frontiers 008, Vol.2, issue 2. Higher Education Press. 85-94 (English and Chinese)

Jiang, B., Chang, C.Y., & Sullivan, W. C. (2014). A dose of nature: Tree cover, stress reduction, and gender differences. Landscape and Urban Planning, 132(0), 26-36. doi:

Jiang, B., Li, D., Larsen, L.,Sullivan, W. C. (2014). A Dose-Response Curve Describing the Relationship Between Urban Tree Cover Density and Self-Reported Stress Recovery. Environment and Behavior. doi: 10.1177/0013916514552321

Sarkar, Chinmoy, Chris Webster, and John Gallacher. 2014. Healthy Cities: Public Health through Urban Planning. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Sun xiaonuan, Stephen Siuyu Lau. Existing Buildings’ Operation and Maintenance – Renovation Project of Chou Yei Ching Building at the University of Hong Kong, International Journal of Low – Carbon Technologies, Oxford Publication. (2014)

Stephen Siuyu Lau, Sunxiaonuan. Renovation and ecological design of existing buildings according to local climates: master studio of Architecture and Urban Design Department, the University of Hong Kong. Eco-City and Green Building. 2014(01).

Yu H, Wu JT, Cowling BJ, Liao Q, Fang VJ, Zhou S, Wu P, Zhou H, Lau EHY, Guo D, Ni MY, Peng Z, Feng L, Luo H, Jiang H, Li Q, Feng Z, Wang Y, Yang W, Leung GM. Effect of closure of live poultry markets on poultry-to-person transmission of avian influenza A H7N9 virus: an ecology study. Lancet. 2014;383:541-8.

Schooling CM, Chan WM, Leung SL, Lam TH, Lee SY, Shen C, Leung JY, Leung GM. Cohort profile: Hong Kong Department of Health Elderly Health Service Cohort. Int J Epidemiol. 2014 (in press).

Ni MY, Chan BH, Leung GM, Lau EH, Pang H. Transmissibility of the Ice Bucket Challenge among globally influential celebrities: retrospective cohort study. BMJ. 2014 Dec 16;349:g7185.

Yu H, Wu JT, Cowling BJ, Liao Q, Fang VJ, Zhou S, Wu P, Zhou H, Lau EH, Guo D, Ni MY, Peng Z, Feng L, Jiang H, Luo H, Li Q, Feng Z, Wang Y, Yang W, Leung GM. Effect of closure of live poultry markets on poultry-to-person transmission of avian influenza A H7N9 virus: an ecological study. Lancet. 2014; 383:541-548.

Nan H, Ni MY, Lee PH, et al. Psychometric Evaluation of the Chinese Version of the Subjective Happiness Scale: Evidence from the Hong Kong FAMILY Cohort. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 2014; 21(4):646-52

Wang C, Yu H, Horby PW, Cao B, Wu P, Yang S, Gao H, Li H, Tsang TK, Liao Q, Gao Z, Ip DK, Jia H, Jiang H, Liu B, Ni MY, Dai X, Liu F, Van Kinh N, Liem NT, Hien TT, Li Y, Yang J, Wu JT, Zheng Y, Leung GM, Farrar JJ, Cowling BJ, Uyeki TM, Li L. Comparison of patients hospitalized with influenza A H7N9, H5N1, and 2009 pandemic H1N1. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2014; 58(8):1095-103.

Tian LW*, Ho KF, Wang T, Qiu H, Pun VC, Chan JC, Louie PKK, Yu ITS. Ambient carbon monoxide and the risk of hospitalization due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2014;180(12):1159-1167.

Qiu H, Tian LW*, Pun VC, Ho KF, Wong TW, Yu ITS. Coarse particulate matter associated with increased risk of emergency hospital admissions for pneumonia in Hong Kong. Thorax. 2014; 69(11):1027-1033.

Pun VC, Yu ITS, Qiu H, Ho KF, Sun ZW, Louie PKK, Wong TW, and Tian LW*. Short-Term Associations of Cause-Specific Emergency Hospitalizations and Particulate Matter Chemical Components in Hong Kong. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2014;179(9):1086-1095.

Pun VC, Yu ITS, Ho KF, Qiu H, Sun ZW, and Tian LW*. Differential Effects of Ambient Source-Specific Particulate Matter on Ischemic Heart Disease Emergency Hospitalizations. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2014;122(4):391-6.

Dellinger AE, Nixon AB, Pang H. Integrative Pathway Analysis Using Graph-Based Learning with Applications to TCGA Colon and Ovarian Data. Cancer Inform. 2014 Jul 28;13(Suppl 4):1-9.

Moylan CA, Pang H, Dellinger A, Suzuki A, Garrett ME, Guy CD, Murphy SK, Ashley-Koch AE, Choi SS, Michelotti GA, Hampton DD, Chen Y, Tillmann HL, Hauser MA, Abdelmalek MF, Diehl AM. Hepatic gene expression profiles differentiate presymptomatic patients with mild versus severe nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Hepatology. 2014 Feb;59(2):471-82.

Green CJ, Holly JM, Bayer A, Fish M, Ebrahim S, Gallacher J, Ben-Shlomo Y.J Alzheimers Dis. 2014 Apr 4. [Epub ahead of print]: The Role of IGF-I, IGF-II, and IGFBP-3 in Male Cognitive Aging and Dementia Risk: The Caerphilly Prospective Study. JAMA. 2014 Mar 26;311(12):1225-33. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.1873.

Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration. Glycated hemoglobin measurement and prediction of cardiovascular disease. JAMA. 2014 Mar 26;311(12):1225-33. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.1873.

Gong Y, Gallacher J, Palmer S, Fone D: Neighbourhood green space, physical function and participation in physical activities among elderly men: the Caerphilly Prospective study. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2014 Mar 19;11(1):40. doi: 10.1186/1479-5868-11-40.

Yang J, Kalogerou M, Samsel PA, Zhang Y, Griffiths DF, Gallacher J, Sampson JR, Shen MH: Renal tumours in a Tsc2+/- mouse model do not show feedback inhibition of Akt and are effectively prevented by rapamycin.

Oncogene. 2014 Mar 17. doi: 10.1038/onc.2014.17.

Rothman K, Hatch E, Gallacher J: Representativeness is not helpful in studying heterogeneity of effects across subgroups. Int J Epidemiol. 2014 Apr;43(2):633-4. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyt265. Epub 2014 Jan 6.

Ul-Haq Z, Mackay DF, Martin D, Smith DJ, Gill JM, Nicholl BI, Cullen B, Evans J, Roberts B, Deary IJ, Gallacher J, Hotopf M, Craddock N, Pell JP: Heaviness, health and happiness: a cross-sectional study of 163066 UK Biobank participants. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2014 Apr;68(4):340-8. doi: 10.1136/jech-2013-203077. Epub 2013 Dec 13.

Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration. Assessing risk prediction models using individual participant data from multiple studies. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Mar 1;179(5):621-32. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwt298. Epub 2013 Dec 22.

Olsen JR, Gallacher J, Piguet V, Francis NA: Epidemiology of molluscum contagiosum in children: a systematic review. Fam Pract. 2014 Apr;31(2):130-6. doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmt075. Epub 2013 Dec 2.

ZHOU Xingang, YUE Yang, YEH, Anthony Gar On. (2014) Uncertainty in Spatial Analysis of Dynamic Data—Identifying City Center, Geomatics and Information Science of Wuhan University, 39(6): 701-705.

Xingang Zhou, Jianzheng Liu, Yeh, Anthony Gar On. The Uncertain Geographic Context Problem in Identifying Activity Centers Using Mobile Phone Positioning Data and Point of Interest Data, Joint International Conference on Geospatial Theory, Processing, Modelling and Applications, 2014 ISPRS Technical Commission II.

XUE, F. & LAU, S. S. Y. (2014). Healing Space Research in High-density Built Environment: a Salutogenic Approach for Health Promotion. Proceedings of 11th International Symposium on Environment-Behaviour Research EBRA2014. Guangzhou, China: South China University of Technology Press.


Webster C, (2013) Refutation and the scientific knowledge-base of urban planning practice. Urban Planning Forum (in Chinese) Vol 3 (Issue 208). Shortlisted for UPF paper of the year (2013)- awarded third position.

Sarkar C, Gallacher J and Webster C. (2013) Urban built environment configuration and psychological distress in older men: Results from the Caerphilly study. BMC Public Health, July 2013 13:695, DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-695.

Sarkar C, Gallacher J and Webster C. (2013) Built environment configuration and body mass index trends in older adults: The Caerphilly Prospective Study (CaPS). Health and Place 19 January, 33-44.

Wu F, Zhang FZ and Webster CJ (2013) Informality and the development and demolition of urban villages in the Chinese peri-urban area. Urban Studies August vol. 50 no. 10 pp 1919-1934. DOI 10.1177/0042098012466600.

Huang, J. (2013) Micro-climate, Marco Effects: The Assessment and Management of Thermal Comfort in Dense Cities, Proceedings of The 7th International Association for China Planning (IACP) Conference, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, 2013/6

Pryor, M. (2013). Public Space Topology. In proceedings of International Federation of Landscape Architects Conference, New Zealand. (July 2013).

Pryor, M. & Christ, M. C. (2013). Community : a framework for landscape design. Hong Kong, Yuan Lin Journal (2012). Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects

Sarkar C, J. Gallacher and C. Webster (2013) Urban built environment configuration and psychological distress in older men: Results from the Caerphilly study. BMC Public Health, 13:695, DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-695.

Sarkar C, J. Gallacher and C. Webster (2013) Built environment configuration and body mass index trends in older adults: The Caerphilly Prospective Study (CaPS). Health and Place, 19 (1), 33-44.

Eric Gou zhonghua, Stephen SY LAU, Sun xiaonuan. Green Campus Operation and Management. Energy of China. 2013.(11).

Yu H, Cowling BJ, Feng L, Lau EHY, Liao Q, Tsang TK, Peng Z, Wu P, Liu F, Fang VJ, Zhang H, Li M, Zeng L, Xu Z, Li Z, Luo H, Li Q, Feng Z, Cao B, Yang W, Wu JT, Wang Y, Leung GM. Human infection with avian influenza A H7N9 virus: an assessment of clinical severity. Lancet. 2013;382:138-45.

Cowling BJ, Jin L, Lau EH, Liao Q, Wu P, Jiang H, Tsang TK, Zheng J, Fang VJ, Chang Z, Ni MY, Zhang Q, Ip DK, Yu J, Li Y, Wang L, Tu W, Meng L, Wu JT, Luo H, Li Q, Shu Y, Li Z, Feng Z, Yang W, Wang Y, Leung GM, Yu H. Comparative epidemiology of human infections with avian influenza A H7N9 and H5N1 viruses in China: a population-based study of laboratory-confirmed cases. Lancet. 2013; 382:129-37.

Ip DK, Liao Q, Wu P, Gao Z, Cao B, Feng L, Xu X, Jiang H, Li M, Bao J, Zheng J, Zhang Q, Chang Z, Li Y, Yu J, Liu F, Ni MY, Wu JT, Cowling BJ, Yang W, Leung GM, Yu H. Detection of mild to moderate influenza A/H7N9 infection by China’s national sentinel surveillance system for influenza-like illness: case series. BMJ.2013; 346:f3693.

Tian LW*, Qiu H, Pun VC, Lin HL, Ge EJ, Chan JC, Louie PK, Ho KF, and Yu ITS. Ambient Carbon Monoxide Associated with Reduced Risk of Hospital Admissions for Respiratory Tract Infections. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2013;188(10):1240-5.

Tian LW*, Ho KF, Louie PK, Qiu H, Pun VC, Kan H, Yu IT, and Wong TW. Shipping Emissions Associated with Increased Cardiovascular Hospitalizations. Atmospheric Environment. 2013;74:320-5.

Nixon AB, Pang H, Starr MD, Friedman PN, Bertagnolli MM, Kindler HL, Goldberg RM, Venook AP, Hurwitz HI; Alliance for Clinical Trials In Oncology. Prognostic and predictive blood-based biomarkers in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer: results from CALGB80303 (Alliance). Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Dec 15;19(24):6957-66.

Smith EM, Pang H, Cirrincione C, Fleishman S, Paskett ED, Ahles T, Bressler LR, Fadul CE, Knox C, Le-Lindqwister N, Gilman PB, Shapiro CL; Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology. Effect of duloxetine on pain, function, and quality of life among patients with chemotherapy-induced painful peripheral neuropathy: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2013 Apr 3;309(13):1359-67.

Pang H, Jung SH. Sample size considerations of prediction-validation methods in high-dimensional data for survival outcomes. Genet Epidemiol. 2013 Apr;37(3):276-82.

Elwood P, Galante J, Pickering J, Palmer S, Bayer A, Ben-Shlomo Y, Longley M, Gallacher J: Healthy lifestyles reduce the incidence of chronic diseases and dementia: evidence from the caerphilly cohort study. PLoS One. 2013 Dec 9;8(12):e81877. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081877. eCollection 2013.

European Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative (EADI); Genetic and Environmental Risk in Alzheimer’s Disease; Alzheimer’s Disease Genetic Consortium; Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology. Meta-analysis of 74,046 individuals identifies 11 new susceptibility loci for Alzheimer’s disease. Nat Genet. 2013 Dec;45(12):1452-8. doi: 10.1038/ng.2802. Epub 2013 Oct 27

Smith DJ, Nicholl BI, Cullen B, Martin D, Ul-Haq Z, Evans J, Gill JM, Roberts B, Gallacher J, Mackay D, Hotopf M, Deary I, Craddock N, Pell JP: Prevalence and characteristics of probable major depression and bipolar disorder within UK biobank: cross-sectional study of 172,751 participants. PLoS One. 2013 Nov 25;8(11):e75362.

Rothman KJ, Gallacher JE, Hatch EE Rebuttal: Rebuttal: When it comes to scientific inference, sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. International Journal of Epidemiology 2013;42(4):1026-8

Rothman KJ, Gallacher JE, Hatch EE. Why representativeness should be avoided. International Journal of Epidemiology 2013;42(4):1012-4

Berrill JW, Gallacher J, Hood K, Green JT, Matthews SB, Campbell AK, Smith A. An observational study of cognitive function in patients with irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease. Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 2013; Aug 26 Epub ahead of print

Gardner MP, Martin-Ruiz C, Cooper R, Hardy R, Sayer AA, Cooper C, Deary IJ, Gallacher J, Harris SE, Shiels PG, Starr JM, Kuh D, von Zglinicki T, Ben-Shlomo Y; Halcyon study team. Telomere length and physical performance at older ages: an individual participant meta-analysis. PLoS One. 2013 Jul 26;8(7):e69526.

Sarkar C, Gallacher J, Webster C, Built environment configuration and change in body-mass index in the Caerphilly prospective study (CaPS). Health and Place 2013;19:33-44.

Sarkar C, Gallacher J, Webster C. Urban built environment configuration and psychological distress in older men: results from the Caerphilly study. BMC Public Health. 2013 Jul 30;13:695.

Cooper R, Stafford M, Hardy R, Aihie Sayer A, Ben-Shlomo Y, Cooper C, Craig L, Deary IJ, Gallacher J, McNeill G, Starr JM, Kuh D, Gale CR; on behalf of the HALCyon study team. Physical capability and subsequent positive mental wellbeing in older people: findings from five HALCyon cohorts. Age (Dordr). 2013 Jul 2. Epub ahead of print

Alfred T, Ben-Shlomo Y, Cooper R, Hardy R, Deary IJ, Elliott J, Harris SE, Hyppönen E, Kivimaki M, Kumari M, Maddock J, Power C, Starr JM, Kuh D, Day IN; HALCyon Study Team. Genetic variants influencing biomarkers of nutrition are not associated with cognitive capability in middle-aged and older adults. J Nutr. 2013;143(5):606-12.

Hardy R, Cooper R, Aihie Sayer A, Ben-Shlomo Y, Cooper C, Deary IJ, Demakakos P, Gallacher J, Martin RM, McNeill G, Starr JM, Steptoe A, Syddall H, Kuh D; HALCyon study team. Body mass index, muscle strength and physical performance in older adults from eight cohort studies: the HALCyon programme. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e56483.

Gallacher J, Collins R, Elliott P, Palmer S, Burton P, Mitchell C, John G, Lyons R. A platform for the remote conduct of gene-environment interaction studies. PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e54331.

Yang J, Kalogerou M, Gallacher J, Sampson JR, Shen MH.

Eur J Cancer. 2013 Apr;49(6):1479-90. Renal tumours in a Tsc1+/- mouse model show epigenetic suppression of organic cation transporters Slc22a1, Slc22a2 and Slc22a3, and do not respond to metformin. Eur J Cancer. 2013 Apr;49(6):1479-90.

Alfred T, Ben-Shlomo Y, Cooper R, Hardy R, Cooper C, Deary IJ, Gunnell D, Harris SE, Kumari M, Martin RM, Sayer AA, Starr JM, Kuh D, Day IN; HALCyon study team. Genetic markers of bone and joint health and physical capability in older adults: the HALCyon programme. Bone. 2013 Jan;52(1):278-85.

Gardner MP, Lightman S, Sayer AA, Cooper C, Cooper R, Deeg D, Ebrahim S, Gallacher J, Kivimaki M, Kumari M, Kuh D, Martin RM, Peeters G, Ben-Shlomo Y; Halcyon Study Team. Dysregulation of the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis and physical performance at older ages: an individual participant meta-analysis. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013 Jan;38(1):40-9.

XUE, F., & LAU, S. Y. (2013a). Liveable Landscape in High-rise and High-density Built Environment for Health Promotion in Singapore. Proceedings of SB13 Singapore: “Realising Sustainability in the Tropics”, Singapore.

XUE, F., & LAU, S. Y. (2013b). The Policy and Practice of Singapore Green Urbanism. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Green and Energy-Efficient Building & New Technologies and Products Expo, Beijing, China.


Fone D, Dunstan F, White J, Webster C, Rogers S, Lee S, Shiode N, Orfords S, Weightman A, Brennan I, Svarajasingham V, Morgan J, Lyons R. (2012) Change in alcohol outlet density and alcohol-related harm to population health, BMC Public Health 12/428.

K P Cheung, S L Chung, M F Leung, P Chu. A discussion on some assemblies of Fresnel lens and quartz lamps in simulating quasi-parallel light for testing building models in heliodon studies. International Journal on Architectural Science. Volume 9, Number 1, p.18-35, 2012 .The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. [ISSN 1562-7810, LCCN : 2001242208, OCLC # : ocn7568241120]

Cheung, K.P., Chow, W. K. Concerns on Installing Long-throw Sprinklers in Tall Halls. International Journal on Engineering Performance-Based Fire Code. Department of Building Services Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China. Volume 11, Number 1, p.1-3, 2012. Electronic journal no. ocn 756823177

Huang, J.; Jose, C.; Spengler, J.; Reinhart, C. (2012) A GIS-Based Assessment Method for Mean Radiant Temperature in Dense Urban Areas. Proceedings of SimBuild 2012 Conference, IBPSA-USA, Madison, Wisconsin. SB12_TS04b_2_Huang.pdf

Huang, J., Cedeño-Laurent, JG. (2012) Urban Form and Microclimate: A Rapid Assessment Method for Pedestrian Thermal Comfort. Climate Adaptation Futures: Second International Climate Change Adaptation Conference, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 2012/5

Huang, J.; Qiu, Y. 2012. Sustaining Public Housing: Case Study of Boston’s Castle Square Apartments, Urban Flux, Issue 3, June 2012, p.47-49

Jiang, B. (2012). Living with Nature: Memories of My life in the Dan Kiley Office-Interview with Joe Karr ( I ). Landscape Architecture China (8), 9.

Jiang, B. (2012). Living with Nature: Memories of My life in the Dan Kiley Office-Interview with Joe Karr ( II ). Landscape Architecture China (10), 1

Liu, S. Y., Sun, X. N. & Zhang, Z. D. (2012) Green Building Design Guide – Water Saving Aspect. (under review)

Liu, S. Y., Zhang, J. J., Sun, X. N., Chan, H., & Zhang, Z. D. (2012) .Testing and adjusting; measurement and verification in the operation period of the existing buildings. Eco-City and Green Building. 2011(04).

Schooling CM, Hui LL, Ho LM, Lam TH, Leung GM. Cohort profile: “Children of 1997”: a Hong Kong Chinese birth cohort. Int J Epidemiol. 2012;41:611-20.

Wong IOL, Tsang JWH, Cowling BJ, Leung GM. Optimising resource allocation for breast cancer prevention and care among Hong Kong Chinese women. Cancer. 2012;118:4394-403.

Leung GM, Bacon-Shone J (eds). Hong Kong’s health system – reflections, perspectives and visions. Hong Kong:Hong Kong University Press;2006. (568 pp.) ISBN 962-209-804-5. Paperback edition; 2012. ISBN 978-988-8139-55-2.

Nan H, Lee P, McDowell I, Ni MY, Stewart S, Lam TH. Depressive symptoms in people with chronic physical conditions: prevalence and risk factors in a Hong Kong community sample. BMC Psychiatry. 2012; 12(1):198.

Pang H, George SL, Hui K, Tong T. Gene selection using iterative feature elimination random forests for survival outcomes. IEEE/ACM Trans Comput Biol Bioinform. 2012 Sep-Oct;9(5):1422-31.

Qingming, Z., Xingang, Z., & Yinghui, X. (2012, 17-19 June 2012). Quantitative approaches for walking accessibility of metro stations. Paper presented at the China Planning Conference (IACP), 2012 6th International Association for China Planning.


LH Li. “Impact of Housing Design Factors on Children’s Conduct at School- an empirical study in Hong Kong” Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 2011, Issue 26, No. 4

Chau, K. W., Wong, S. K., Chan, A. T., & Lam, K. (2011). The Value of Clean Air in High-Density Urban Areas. In High-Rise Living in Asian Cities (pp. 113-128). Springer Netherlands.

High-Rise Living in Asian Cities, Dordrecht: Springer, 195pp. (Belinda Yuen and A.G.O. Yeh (eds.))

“High-Rise Living in Asian Cities” (2011), in Belinda Yuen and A.G.O. Yeh (eds.),

High-Rise Living in Asian Cities, Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 1-8. (A.G.O. Yeh and Belinda Yuen)

“Tall Building Living in High Density Cities: A Comparison of Hong Kong and Singapore” (2011), in Belinda Yuen and A.G.O. Yeh (eds.), High-Rise Living in Asian Cities, Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 9-23. (A.G.O. Yeh and Belinda Yuen)

Tian LW*, Hossain SR, Lin H, Ho KF, Lee SC, and Yu ITS. Increasing trend of primary NO2 exhaust emission fraction in Hong Kong. Environmental Geochemistry and Health. 2011;33:623–630.

Zhan Q, Zhou X, Xiao Y, Yu L (2011) Comparison of linear and circular feature extraction methods based on laser point clouds of an ancient architecture, Geomatics and Information Science of Wuhan University, 36(6): 674-677.

XUE, F., CHEN, L., & HAN, T. (2011). The construction of the landscape system of Constructed Wetland Park——Case study of National Tourism Leisure Resort of Lintong, Xi’an. Landscape Architecture China, 06(20), 26-31.


Chan, K. C. A.; Macfarlane, D. J.; Cerin, E.; Wong, S. K.; Ng, H. F. & Ho, Daniel C. W. (2010). Reliability and validity of a new Building Environmental Quality Questionnaire (BEQQ), Indoor and Built Environment, Sage Publications, Inc., 19(6), 599-611.

LH Li. The spatial impact of language policies on the marginal bids for English Education in Hong Kong” (with Mok, D.) Growth and Change, Vol. 41, No. 4, December 2010, pp 556-587

“Person-Environment (P-E) Fit Models and Psychological Well-Being Among Older Persons in Hong Kong” (2010), Environment and Behavior, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 221-242. (David R. Phillips, Kevin H.C. Cheng, A.G.O. Yeh, and Oi-Ling Siu)

XUE, F. (2010). Theme 11 Urban Historic District Conservation in Germany—Cases in Munich and Berlin. In LI, D. H. et al., (Eds.) Reading the World Landscape and Design on Foot–World Architecture, City and Landscape Teaching Cases: German Chapter. Beijing: Higher Education Press. 78-87.
Cowling BJ, Ng S, Ma ESK, Cheng CKY, Wai W, Fang VJ, Chan KH, Ip DKM, Chiu SS, Peiris JSM, Leung GM. Protective efficacy of seasonal influenza vaccination against seasonal and pandemic influenza virus infection during 2009 in Hong Kong. Clin Infect Dis. 2010;51:1370-9.


Wong, S. K., Lai, L. W. C., Ho, D. C. W., Chau, K. W., Lam, C. L. K., & Ng, C. H. F. (2009). Sick building syndrome and perceived indoor environmental quality: A survey of apartment buildings in Hong Kong. Habitat International, 33(4), 463-471.

L H Li “Built Environment and Children Academic Performance – a Hong Kong perspective” Habitat International , 33 (2009) 45-51

Cowling BJ, Chan KH, Fang VJ, Cheng CKY, Fung ROP, Wai W, Sin J, Seto WH, Yung R, Chu DWS, Chiu BCF, Lee PWY, Chiu MC, Lee HC, Uyeki TM, Houck PM, Peiris JSM, Leung GM. Face masks and hand hygiene to prevent influenza transmission in households: a cluster randomized, controlled trial. Ann Intern Med. 2009;151:437-446.

Tian LW*, Koshland CP, Yano J, Yachandra VK, Yu ITS, Lee SC, and Lucas D. Carbon-Centered Free Radicals in Particulate Matter Emissions from Wood and Coal Combustion. Energy & Fuels. 2009;23:2523–2526.

XUE, F., LUAN, B., HAN, H., & XIAO, Y. (2009). Model of Landscape Design on Saline-Alkali Land of Coastal Regions: A Case on Landscape Design of Henggang and Jinlin Lake in Sanmen County, Zhejiang. Landscape Architecture China, 03(5), 112-117.


Ho, D. C. W., Chau, K. W., Cheung, A. K. C., Yau, Y., Wong, S. K., Leung, H. F., Lau, S. S. Y. & Wong, W. S. (2008). A survey of the health and safety conditions of apartment buildings in Hong Kong. Building and Environment, 43(5), 764-775.

Yau, Y.; Ho, Daniel C.W. & Chau. K.W. (2008). Determinants of the Safety Performance of Private Multi-storey Residential Buildings in Hong Kong, Social Indicators Research, Springer Netherlands, 89(3), 501-522.

“Informal Social Support and Older Persons’ Psychological Well-Being in Hong Kong” (2008), Journal of Cross Cultural Gerontology, Vol. 23, pp. 39-55. (David R. Phillips, Oi-Ling Siu, A.G.O. Yeh and Kevin H.C. Cheng)

Sumathi, V. R., Usha Natesan, and Chinmoy Sarkar (2008) GIS-based approach for optimized siting of municipal solid waste landfill. Waste Management 28 (11), 2146-2160. doi:

Sun Xiaonuan. The study of construction teaching mode from the perspective of construction craft, Ecology city and Green Architecture. 2008.

Jiang yong, Sun Xiao Nuan. Building, Construction and Architecture. The thirteenth national symposium for building science and technology. 2008.

Tian LW*, Bi Y, Ho SC, Liu W, Liang S, Goggins WB, Chan EYY, Zhou S, and Sung JJY. One-year delayed effect of fog on malaria transmission: a time-series analysis in the rain forest area of Mengla County, south-west China. Malaria Journal. 2008;7:110.

Tian LW, Lucas D, Fischer SL, Lee SC, and Koshland CP. Particle and gas emissions from a simulated coal-burning household fire pit. Environmental Science & Technology. 2008;42:2503–2508.

XUE, F., LI, H. Z., & SUN, J. (2008). Chapter Four: The Social Memory of Urban Space. In LI, J. K., & LI, D. H. (Eds.) Observation and Thinking of the Land and Society——Landscape Sociology Case Studies, Beijing: Higher Education Press. 71-98.


Woo PPS, Kim J, Leung GM. What is the most cost-effective population-based cancer screening package for Chinese women? J Clin Oncol. 2007;25(6):617-24.

LI, H., XUE, F., & SUN, J. (2007). Research of City Memory Buried Under Rapid Urbanization. Urban Space Design, 03, 14-16.


Wong, S. K., Cheung, A. K. C., Yau, Y., Ho, D. C. W., & Chau, K. W. (2006). Are our residential buildings healthy and safe? A survey in Hong Kong. Structural Survey, 24(1), 77-86.

Lai, Lawrence W.C.; Chau, K.W.; Ho, Daniel C.W. & Lin, Veronica Y.Y. (2006). Impact of political incidents, financial crises, and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) on Hong Kong regulators and developers, Environment and Planning B-Planning and Design. Pion Ltd., London, 33, 503-522.

Lai, Lawrence W.C.; Chau, K.W.; Ho, Daniel C.W. & Lin, Veronica Y.Y. (2006). Impact of political incidents, financial crises, and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) on Hong Kong property buyers, Environment and Planning B-Planning and Design, Pion Ltd., London, 33, 413-433.

“High-rise Living in Singapore Public Housing” (2006), Urban Studies, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 583-600 (Belinda Yuen, A.G.O. Yeh, Stephen John Appold, George Earl, John Ting, and Lanny Kurnianingrum Kwee).

Wu JT, Riley S, Fraser C, Leung GM. Reducing the impact of the next influenza pandemic using household-based public health interventions. PLoS Med. 2006;3:e361.

Jiang CQ, Thomas GN, Lam TH, Schooling CM, Zhang WS, Lao XQ, Liu B, Adab P, Leung GM, Cheng KK. Cohort profile: The Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study, a Guangzhou-Hong Kong-Birmingham collaboration. Int J Epidemiol. 2006;35:844-52.

XUE, F. (2006). Landscape Design of city Open Space and Study of City Memory——Case study of the Design of Shenzhen Central Park. Chinese Landscape Architecture, 09, 27-32.
Sarkar, Chinmoy, and S. A. Abbasi (2006) QUALIDEX–a new software for generating water quality indice. Environmental monitoring and assessment 119 (1-3), 201-231.

Sarkar, Chinmoy, and S. A. Abbasi (2006) Cellular automata-based forecasting of the impact of accidental fire and toxic dispersion in process industries. Journal of Hazardous Materials 137 (1), 8-30. doi:


LH Li. “Managing Community in Hong Kong : The Political Economy Perspective” – Property Management Vol.23, No. 2 2005, pp.122-135

Leung GM, Wong IOL, Chan WS, Choi S, Lo SV on behalf of the Health Care Financing Study Group. The ecology of health care in Hong Kong. Soc Sci Med. 2005;61:577-90.


Ho, D. C. W., Leung, H. F., Wong, S. K., Cheung, A. K. C., Lau, S. S. Y., Wong, W. S., Lung, D.P.Y. & Chau, K. W. (2004). Assessing the health and hygiene performance of apartment buildings. Facilities, 22(3/4), 58-69.

Huang, J. 2004. Study on the Residential Mode of the Marginal People. Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium of Environmental-Behavior Studies, Tianjin, China.

Leung GM, Hedley AJ, Ho LM, Chau P, Wong IOL, Thach TQ, Ghani AC, Donnelly CA, Fraser C, Riley S, Ferguson NM, Anderson RM, Tsang T, Leung PY, V Wong, J Chan, Lo SV, Lam TH. The epidemiology of severe acute respiratory syndrome in the 2003 Hong Kong epidemic: analysis of all 1,755 patients. Ann Intern Med. 2004;141:662-73.


“A Cellular Automata Model to Simulate Development Density for Urban Planning” (2002), UK: Environment and Planning B, Vol. 29, pp. 431-450 (A.G.O. Yeh and Xia Li)

Leung GM, Lam TH, Thach TQ, Hedley AJ. Will screening mammography in the East do more harm than good? Am J Public Health. 2002;92:1841-6.


Lai, Lawrence W.C. & Ho, Daniel C.W. (2001). Unauthorized structures in a high-rise high-density environment: the case of Hong Kong, Property Management, Emerald Publishing, 19(2), 112-123.


“The Planning and Management of a Better High Density Environment” (2000), in Yeh, A.G.O. and Ng, Mee Kam (eds.), Planning for a Better Urban Living Environment in Asia, Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 116-143. (A.G.O. Yeh)


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