Dr Lin Gong

Research Fellow

l.gong@leeds.ac.uk

ORCID: 0000-0003-2108-2677

Lin joined the University of Leeds as a Research Fellow in the Academic Unit for Ageing and Stroke Research. Her current research focuses on the prevention of dementia and health inequalities issues.

In 2022, Lin obtained her PhD in social welfare and social policy from the Department of Applied Social Sciences at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Lin has worked on several funded research programmes of applied health research, which involve mental health, well-being, and quality of life. Most of her research adopted a quantitative research approach and advanced models in data analysis.

Lin has a keen interest in applied dementia studies, aiming to improve care for people living with dementia and reduce health inequalities across various populations.

Publications

Gong L, Chen, J. Disparities in Social Insurance Participation and Urban Identification Among In-situ Urbanized Residents in China. Applied Research in Quality of Life 2023, 1-21.

Chen J, Gong L. Loneliness in urbanising China. Health & Social Care in the Community 2021. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13451.

Chen J, Gong L, Xie S. Psychological distress in urbanizing China: How does local government effectiveness matter? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021, 18(4), 2042.