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Dr Alma Au

Academic Visitor

Director of The Child Development Centre; Associate Professor of Applied Social Sciences at Hong Kong Polytechnic University

alma.au@polyu.edu.hk

Dr Alma Au is an Academic Visitor at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing from 18 February - 1 March 2019.

Dr Alma Au works as Associate Professor in Department of Applied Social Sciences at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She is the Director of the Child Development Centre and Research Co-ordinator of the Institute of Active Ageing . She is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Psychological Society and a Chartered Psychologist of the British Psychological Society. She has practiced clinical psychology and led interdisciplinary health care projects both with the National Health Service in London and the Hospital Authority in Hong Kong. After moving to working at the University, she has obtained local and international grants to develop assessments and interventions for older adults, adults and children. She has published in and edited special issues for various international journals. Her current interests converge on productive aging,  inter-generational relationships, sustainable health care and age-friendly cities.

Dr Alma Au was an Academic Visitor at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing (4th July - 15th July 2016).