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羅敏儀博士

助理教授

电邮 carolinelaw@vtc.edu.hk

羅敏儀博士
Dr Caroline Law obtained her PhD in 2009 in The University of Hong Kong with the study entitled “Dynamics of urban green spaces: assessing, analyzing and modeling spatiotemporal changes in Shenzhen, China”, which focused on the changes of green space in landscape scale and its ecological implications. Before joining THEi, she worked in a botanic garden where developed her research interest on the utilization of native plant species as important components in ecologically sound urban landscape. She is also interested in how to transform manicured green roofs and vertical greenery into naturalized and biodiverse hotspots with low maintenance need.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Utilizing native herbaceous plant and shrubs as urban greenery
  • Renaturized green roofs and vertical greenery
  • Plant species diversity in urban green spaces

TEACHING AREAS

  • Horticulture and landscape management
  • Landscape design and planning
  • Eco-landscaping as green building strategies

QUALIFICATIONS

2009         

Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Hong Kong

2004

Master of Science in Sustainable Resource Management, Technical University of Munich

2002

Bachelor of Arts, The University of Hong Kong

EMPLOYMENT

2020 - now 

Assistant Professor, THEi

2015 - 2019

Teaching Fellow, THEi

2013 - 2015

Project Officer, Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden

2013 Part-time Lecturer, The Community College of City University
2011 - 2013 Horticulture Officer, Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden
2009 - 2011

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, 

Sino-Forest Applied Research Centre for Pearl River Delta Environment, Hong Kong Baptist University

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & PUBLIC SERVICES

  • ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified, International Society of Arboriculture
  • ISA Certified Arborist (HK-1748A), International Society of Arboriculture
  • Associate Member, Institute of Horticulture (Hong Kong)
  • LEED Green Associate, U.S. Green Building Council
  • Professional Member, The Arboricultural Association, UK
  • Associate Member, Hong Kong Green Building Council
  • Technical Drawing in Landscape Design, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • ISO 14000 Environment Management Systems: Application and Implementation, Hong Kong Management Association

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES (CONSULTANCY)

  • 2018-19, Provision of AR/VR workshop for Tertiary Students on Urban Tree Management, Jockey Club Smart City Tree Management Project (Client: Friends of the Earth), HK$60,000 (Principal Investigator)

RESEARCH, ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS, PUBLIC LECTURES

  • 2020-2020, RGC Inter-Institutional Development Scheme (IIDS), Seminar Series on "Finding our way out for our urban forest –the lessons learned from the aftermath after super typhoon" (UGC/IIDS25/M01/19), HK$357,290 (Principal Investigator)
  • 2019-2021, ECF Environmental Education and Community Action (EE&CA) Projects 2115, ECF Yard Waste 3R Pilot Scheme for Private Housing Estates, HK$276,956 (Principal Investigator)
  • 2019-2020, Professional Services Advancement Support Scheme, Knowledge Exchange Programme for Enhancing Urban Horticulture Industry: Expediting Technologies and Sustainability Mindset Series, HK$376,144 (Deputy Project Co-ordinator)
  • 2019-2019, RGC Inter-Institutional Development Scheme (IIDS), Seminar on Arboriculture and Sustainable Urban Forest Management (UGC/IIDS25/M01/18), HK$ 368,603, (Co- Principal Investigator starting from June 2019)
  • 2017-2018, ECF Environmental Education and Community Action (EE&CA) Projects 1615, ECF Greening for Biodiver “city” Hong Kong, HK$199,750 (Principal Investigator)
  • 2017-2017, RGC Inter-Institutional Development Scheme (IIDS), Seminar Series on ‘Urban Green Infrastructure – enhancing ecosystem services and biodiversity’, HK$352,000 (Principal Investigator)
  • 2016-2017, THEi Seed Grant, Benchmarking current utilization, attitude and constraints in using native plants species in ornamental public urban greenery, HK$100,000 (Principal Investigator)

PUBLIC SPEECH, LECTURES & SEMINARS

  • Guest Speaker, Urban arboriculture, Jockey Club Smart City Tree Management Project (Dec 2018 and Mar 2019)
  • Guest Speaker, Urban Tree Care, Scout Association of Hong Kong - Sham Shui Po East District (Jul 2018)
  • Invited Speaker, Benchmarking current utilization, attitude and constraints in using native plants species in ornamental public urban greenery at THEi Research Symposium (May 2018)
  • Guest Speaker, 原生植物之美 — 城市綠化中之應 Utilization of Native Plants in Urban green spaces, ECF Greening for Biodiver “city” Hong Kong (Nov 2017)
  • Seminar Speaker, Benchmarking Current Utilization of Native Plants Species in Public Urban Greenery in Hong Kong, Building Biodiverse and Healthy Urban Spaces -- Seminar II on series “Urban Green Infrastructure – enhancing ecosystem services and biodiversity”(Jul 2017)
  • Guest Speaker, Transforming Manicured Extensive Green Roofs as Biodiverse Natural Habitats. In Biodiversity Public Lecture (VI), Hong Kong Biodiversity Festival 2015 – Cherish Nature. (Nov 2015)
  • Guest Speaker, Hong Kong Young Social Entrepreneur Contest 2015

MEDIA COVERAGE (SELECTED)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Law, C.M.Y. (2010) Green Landscaping. In Green Cities: An A-to-Z Guide. SAGE Publications, Inc. Online Pub. Date: May 04, 2010. http://knowledge.sagepub.com/view/greencities/n73.xml
  • Law, C.M.Y. December 2009. Dynamics of urban green spaces: assessing, analyzing and modeling spatiotemporal changes in Shenzhen, China. PhD thesis, The University of Hong Kong, p.345.
  • Law, C.M.Y. and Kasperidus, H.D. (2008) Quantifying benefits of urban green spaces for climate change mitigation: experiences from a CITYgreen study in Leipzig, Germany. Proceeding of Urban Biodiversity and Design - the 3rd Conference of the Competence Network Urban Ecology. (Abstract)
  • Commentary in Economic Times: 規劃不以人為本 何不仿傚深圳 刊於 2007年 11月1日 《經濟日報 》國是港事 版

AWARDS

  • Teaching Award 2019, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi)