Yi Fangxin (Francine) current PhD Year 2 student has been invited to present at an international workshop on "Gaps in Disaster Governance Research" to be held from March 9-12 at Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance associated with the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
She has also been granted S$15,000 research funding as a collaborater for a MOE Tier 2 research project. She could access this funding for travel to carry out research on disaster governance in China.
Further information on the the project available at http://blog.nus.edu.sg/disastergovernance/team/
“Neighbourhood Land-use Patterns and Housing Prices in Beijing” by Wang Yourong, Tu Yong and Li WenBin won the Best Paper Awards, 3rd level, in Global Real Estate Summit, AsRES 2015 Annual Conference, July 6-9 2015, Fairmont Washington, D.C. USA.
Dr Wang Yourong obtained her PhD from the Department of Real Estate in 2014. She is now a faculty at the Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing. The paper is derived from her PhD thesis.