Research Focus

Environment, Health and Sustainability Working Group

Professor Kara Chan, Associate Director of LEWI, who has conducted research on green movements in the past and who is widely connected in Europe and North America, heads the Environment, Health and Sustainability Working Group. Professor Chan has strong interests in environmental discourses and the environmental implications of consumerism and advertising. Below are sub-themes identified for this working group:

► Social inclusion and health conditions among mental health services users in Hong Kong
► Predicting healthy eating behavior among adolescents using the theory of planned behavior
► Live to contend: The emergence and development of the health rights defence movement in contemporary China
► Perceptions and acceptability of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among Hong Kong women and mothers
► Burnouts among communication professionals in Hong Kong and Austria
► Perception of acupuncture among users and non-users
► Perception of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Hong Kong
► Reporting of acupuncture in Hong Kong newspapers