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Ying Chang

Associate Professor

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Dr Ying Changs main research area is housing, community development and well-being. Dr Ying Chang has provided consultancy service for the World Bank and local government on housing, urbanisation and development. She also served as community planner for local community. Yings mainnbsp;teaching and researchnbsp;philosophynbsp;is capability approach, equal access and justice.nbsp;

Research interests

Housing for Disadvantaged Groups

Built Environment and Public Health

Community Development and Governance


Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University, 2011 to Present

Honorary Teacher, Department of Geography and Planning, the University of Liverpool, 2011 to Present

Trainer and Research Fellow, Institute of Leadership and Education Advanced Development, Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University, 2018 to Present

Visiting Scholar, Healthy High Density City Lab, Faculty of Architecture, the University of Hong Kong, 2017 Oct to 2018 Feb

Teaching and Research Assistant, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University, 2010 to 2011

Teaching and Admin Assistant, School of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Wuhan University of Technology, 2003 to 2005


CDE002 Introduction to Urban Planning and Design

CDE101 Issues and Practice of Planning in China I

CDE103 History and Purpose of Planning

CDE106 Issues and Practice of Planning in China II

CDE110 Neighbourhood Planning

CDE205 Planning Methodology

CDE206 Projecting and Managing Urban Future

CDE301 Planning Law and Governance

CDE405 Politics, Society and Participation

Awards and honours

The Outstanding Teacher (Highly Commended) (2018) at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

the 2nd Prize of National Award on Innovative Teaching in Higher Education (2018) (Organisor: Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University)

the Most Innovative Teaching Practice (Highly Commended) (2014) at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Overseas Research Scheme (ORS) (2006-2009) at Newcastle University

Henry Lester Trust (2006, 2007)

The Great Britain-China Educational Trust (2007), Universities’ China Committee in London

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Education/Academic qualification

Certificate in Action Learning Facilitator Course (Advanced Level), World Facilitator Association, 2018

Certificate in Professional Studies in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, University of Liverpool, 2016

PhD, Newcastle University (UK), 2010

BArch, Wuhan University of Technology, 2003

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