Dr AU YEUNG Ho Kong, Christopher

BSc Medical Microbiology (Leeds)
MSc Epidemiology (Edinburgh)
PhD Medicine (Cardiff)

Lecturer, Department of Social Science

Tel : (852) 3963 5390
Email : christopherauyeung@hsu.edu.hk

Dr Au Yeung’s background and interests lie within the area of health and medicine. After obtaining his PhD in medicine he stayed in Wales UK and worked as an epidemiologist for disease surveillance until his return to Hong Kong in 2012. Before joining the department, Dr Au Yeung has taught courses in health science as well as general education at various local institutes, where he subsequently developed an interest in general education. At HSMC he is responsible for teaching science modules in the general education curriculum.

Research Interests

Public Health; Health Education; Health & Well-Being; Adolescent Health


Selected Journal Articles

  • Wyer, M. D., Wyn-Jones, P. A., Kay, D., Au-Yeung, H. C. et al (2012). Relationships between human adenoviruses and faecal indicator organisms in European recreational waters. Water Research 46, 4130-4141.
  • O’Connell, S. E., Au-Yeung, H. C. et al (2008). Indoor and outdoor concentrations of respirable air Particulates in areas with differing traffic flow. Journal of Toxicology Environmental Health 71(16), 1069-72.

Book Chapters

  • Au-Yeung HC. Understanding traditional classroom culture and student behaviour: the know-how of being a foreign teacher in Hong Kong, International Handbook on Life in Schools and Classrooms: Past, Present and Future visions. (in press)
  • Chui, H. L., Au-Yeung, H. C. & Cheng, G. (2015). Reflective practice with digital portfolio for teacher readiness and maturation of prospective teacher within the TPACK framework. In K. C. Li, T.-L. Wong, S. K. S. Cheung, J. Lam & K. K. Ng (Eds.), Technology in Education: Vol. 494 (pp. 156-162). Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-46158-7

Selected Presentations 

  • Water and Health: Where Science Meets Policy. UNC Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.
  • Five Nations Health Protection Conference. Glasgow, UK
  • Health Protection 2009 Conference. Health Protection Agency, Warwick, UK.
  • National Workshop for Environmental Health Research. National Institute for Environmental Health, Budapest, Hungary.


  • GEN1000 Perspectives on General Education