Urban studies 城市研究
Urban and regional planning and development 城市及區域規劃與發展
Sustainable development 可持續發展
Cities and globalisation 城市.全球化
Urban planning and governance 城市規劃與管治
Production of space and the politics of planning 空間再造與規劃政治
Urban regeneration 都市更新
Sustainable development 可持續發展
Community planning 社區規劃
Member, The Placemaking Leadership Council, Project for Public Space, New York.
Convener of the Railway Objections Hearing Panel, Hong Kong.
Member, Appeal Tribunal, Buildings Ordinance (Cap123).
Member, Building Committee, Hong Kong Housing Authority.
Member, Product Eco-responsibility Appeal Board Panel.
Member, Membership Board, Hong Kong Institute of Planners
Academic advisor, Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design.
Honorary Fellow, Centre for Civil Society and Governance, The University of Hong Kong
Planning Theory and Practice, Routledge.
Editorial Board member:
City, Culture and Society, Elsevier.
disP—the Planning Review, Journal of the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP), ETH Zurich.
Town Planning Review, Liverpool University Press.
Business Strategy and the Environment, Wiley
Ng, M.K. (forthcoming), “Governing green urbanism: the case of Shenzhen, China,” Journal of Urban Affairs.
Rangan, H., Ng, M.K., Chase, J., Porter, L. (2016), Insurgencies and Revolutions: Reflections on John Friedmann’s Contributions to Planning Theory and Practice, Routledge.
Ng, M.K. (2016), “From Xinhai Revolution (1911) to the Umbrella Movement (2014): Insurgent citizenship, radical planning and Chinese culture in the Hong Kong SAR,” in Rangan, H., Ng, M.K., Chase, J., Porter, L. (2016), Insurgencies and Revolutions: Reflections on John Friedmann’s Contributions to Planning Theory and Practice, Routledge
Ng, M.K., Zhai, B-Q, Zhao, Y-Q and Li, J. (2016), “Valuing Xi’an: a Chinese capital for 13 dynasties,” disP—The Planning Review, 52(3): 8-15, DOI: 10.1080/02513625.2016.1235867
Ng, M.K. (2016), “The right to healthy place-making and well-being,” Planning Theory and Practice, 17(1), 3-6. (http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/YmMRAUrQyWivMZkrKihd/full)
Ng, M.K. (2015), “Uncharted Territory: Planning and Planning Education in Asia 2015: Hong Kong,” disP: The Planning Review, Vol.51, p.26-27. (http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/k2qfkWzi83U8dckTtjXu/full)
Ng, M.K. (2015), “Urban policies in Asia,” in Wright, J.D. (Editor-in-Chief),International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Elsevier, MS74057.
Ng, M.K. (2015), “Planning in Hong Kong as an undemocratic post-colonial Chinese capitalist society: negotiating the roles of technocrats, traditional public intellectuals and reflective practitioners,’ in Hillier, J. and Metzger, J. (eds.),Connections: Exploring Contemporary Planning Theory and Practice with Patsy Healey, pp.113-126.
Ng, M.K. (2015), “Community engagement in post-1997 Hong Kong: collaborative or manipulative practice?” in Silva, E.A., Healey, P. and Harris, N. (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods, Routledge, pp.157-168.
Ng, M.K. (2015), “Research methodology and my life: some personal reflections,” in Silva, E.A., Healey, P. and Harris, N. (eds.), Planning Methods in Planning: Research Inquiry in the Spatial Planning Field, UK: RTPI, pp.18-23.
Ng, M.K. (2015), “Governing China’s ‘urban revolution’,” New Urban Governance Papers—Essay 05, May 2015, https://files.lsecities.net/files/2015/05/New-Urban-Governance_Essay05.pdf.
Ng, M.K. (2015), “Knowledge and power in regenerating lived space in Treasure Hill, Taipei 1960s-2010: from squatter settlement to a co-living artist village,’Planning Perspectives, Vol. 30, Issue 2, 2015, pp.253-270. (http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/TkdDqYTfV5IjwnMPWwcq/full)
Ng, M.K. (2014), “The state of ‘planning rights’ in Hong Kong: a case study of ‘wall-like’ buildings," Town Planning Review, Vol.85, No.4, pp.489-511.
Ng, M.K. (2014), “Intellectuals and the production of space in the urban renewal process in Hong Kong and Taipei,’ Planning Theory and Practice, Vol.15, No.1, pp.77-92. (Received the AESOP (Association of European Schools of Planning) Best Published Paper Award 2015)
Ng, M.K. (2014), “Deadly sins? Living dreams!” Planning Theory and Practice, Vol.15, No.1, pp.106-109.
Ng, M.K. (2012), “A critical review of Hong Kong’s proposed climate change strategy and action agenda,” Cities, 29, pp.88-98.
“’Responsive or transformative practice’? Strategic spatial planning in Hong Kong, Singapore and Shenzhen,” General Research Fund, Research Grants Council, 2017-2018 ($661,500).
“Low Carbon Living in a High-density Environment—Strategies for optimizing Hong Kong’s living environment beyond 2030,” Institution of Civil Engineers (Hong Kong Association), 2014-2015 (HK$810,000).
“Growth machines? Sustainable communities? Values and urban fortunes in Chinese cities,” General Research Fund, Research Grants Council, 2015-2016 (HK$672,392).
“’Community capacities, social capital, citizen values and impact assessment’: community-based planning as a missing component in the urban planning system in Hong Kong?” General Research Fund, Research Grants Council, 2014-2015 (HK$520,000).
“’Walled buildings’, ‘the right to the city’, place governance and the delayed amendment of an outdated planning ordinance: an institutional analysis”, General Research Fund, Research Grants Council, 2011-2013 (HK$487,727).
"’The Production of Space is a Matter of Life and Death’? A Lefebvrian perspective on old urban neighbourhood renewal in Hong Kong and Taipei,” General Research Fund, Research Grants Council, 2010-2012 (HK$430,675).
“Centre for Mega Urban Transport Studies: decision-making in the planning, appraisal, and evaluation of projects and their impacts,” An international research project led by the University College London and funded by the Volvo Research and Educational Foundations, co-PI with Dr. F.I.H. Pretorius, January 2007 to July 2010 (HK$1,418,292).
“Rationality and Power: towards a phronetic understanding of the practice of reclamation in Hong Kong,” Research Grants Council, 1 January 2007 to 30 June 2009 (HK$509,640).
“Sustainability Reporting in Hong Kong: a first attempt”, Sustainable Development Fund, The Government of Hong Kong, 29 May 2006 to 30 September 2007 (HK$495,000).
“Rhetoric versus Action: land use planning practice in Shenzhen, the People’s Republic of China,” Research Grants Council, 1 Dec. 1999 to 30 Nov. 2001 (HK$405,000).
“An Urban Regeneration Strategy for Hong Kong: addressing key socio-economic issues in a restructuring context,” Research Grants Council. 1 Dec. 1997 to 30 Nov. 1999 (HK$200,000).
“A Comparative Study of the Land Use Planning Systems in Hong Kong and Selected cities in Guangdong Province, China.” Research Grants Council. 1 December 1995 to 30 November 1997 (HK$165,000).