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 Yani Wu

Yani Wu

Research student, School of Geography and Planning

Room -1.06, Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3WA


  • MA International Development and Planning, University of Sheffield (2016)
  • BA Urban Studies, University of Sheffield (2014)
External Activities
  • International Researcher, Magazine Urban China (2016 – present)
  • (Overseas) Internship, China Development Research Centre of the State Council (2016 – present)
Academic Conferences
  • 16th - 18th June 2017 Harbin, China.

Conference Name: The 11th International Association for China Planning (IACP) Conference (Activating Space: Returning to Human-Centered Urban Planning and Design)

Paper Presentation: Possibilities and Limitations of Chinese Collaborative Planning Practices: Case Study of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei (BTH) Regional Integrated Development, China.

  • 9th - 12th July 2018 Glasgow, UK.

Conference Name: The 2018 International Conference on China Urban Development (Urban Transformation and 'New-Style' Urbanisation in China)

Paper Presentation: Possibilities and Limitations of Chinese Eco-City Development: Case Study of Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City, China.

  • Volunteer, Planning Aid (England), 2014
  • Young Planner, UK Yorkshire, 2014

Research interests

My research interest revolves around Chinese urban development, especially social, economic and environmental consequences of such rapid urbanization processes:

  • Public Participation
  • Collaborative Planning
  • Eco-Cities


Possibilities and Limitations of Chinese Eco-City Development: Case Study of Sino-Singapore Eco-City, Tianjin

Dr Li Yu

Dr Li Yu


Dr Francesca Sartorio

Dr Francesca Sartorio

Lecturer in Planning