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Chinese Name : 伍鳳嫦

Variants : Ng, I.

Isabella NG is the Assistant Professor in the Department of Asian and Policy Studies. She receives her PhD in Gender Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London. She obtained her MPhil in Journalism and BA in English Literature in Hong Kong Baptist University and MA in Comparative Literature in the University College London. She focuses her research on Gender and Development in Asia, Feminist Geography, Feminist Research methods, anthropology of migration; migrants and diaspora, rural villages in Hong Kong and China and media studies, by drawing mainly on her training in anthropological research methods.

Prior to joining HKIED (now EdUHK), she has taught in the University of Macau and the Community College, City University of Hong Kong. She also worked as a reporter for Time magazine, covering Greater China region. She has covered stories ranging from the Indonesian pogrom and Bali bombings, Hong Kong and Macau Handovers, Shanghai's makeover, the notorious New York snakehead Sister Ping and got the exclusive feature of the Macau Dragonhead Broken Tooth.

She is also a founder of the society Hong Kong Society for Asylum-Seekers and refugees, which fights for the rights of the asylum-seekers and refugees in Hong Kong and support their need.

Research interests

Anthropology of Migration

Feminist research methodology

Feminist Geography


Media studies

Public Anthropology

Professional information

ORCID: 0000-0002-1666-8422

Scopus ID : 55828165800

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Hong Kong Social Sciences
asylum seeker Social Sciences
immigrant Social Sciences
refugee Social Sciences
longitudinal study Social Sciences
discrimination Social Sciences
Psychiatry Medicine & Life Sciences
social support Social Sciences

Research Outputs 2011 2019

asylum seeker
Hong Kong
immigration law
1 Citation (Scopus)
asylum seeker
Hong Kong
detention camp
news report
3 Citations (Scopus)

Factors contributing to social support among female marriage migrants in Hong Kong: A longitudinal study

WONG, K. F. W., NG, F. S. I. & CHOU, K. L., Mar 2017, In : International Social Work. 60, 2, p. 394-408

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social support
Hong Kong
longitudinal study

Perceived discrimination and integration among new arrivals from Mainland China: Implications for higher education development for Hong Kong

NG, F. S. I., CHOU, K. L. & WONG, K. F. W., 2017, Managing international connectivity, diversity of learning and changing labour markets: East Asian perspectives. MOK, K. H. (ed.). Singapore: Springer, p. 187-198

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hong Kong
social development