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Qianling Zhou

Qianling Zhou

Qianling Zhou

  • Assistant Professor
  • qianling.zhou@bjmu.edu.cn
  • Xueyuan Road 38, Haidian District, Beijing, China
  • Peking University
Personal profile

Over ten years’ research experience in Public Health and Nutrition in prestigious academic institutes and private sector.

Academic background:

B.Eng. in Food Science & Engineering, South China Agricultural University, China, 1st class honour

M.Sc. in Human Nutrition, King’s College London, UK, Final research graded Distinction

Ph.D. in Public Health Nutrition, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland

Employment History:

2011-2013, Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

2014-2015, Postdoctoral Research Associate, The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

2015-2017, Research Specialist, Nestle Research Centre, Switzerland

2018, Assistant Professor, Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, Peking University

 

Social Service include: a) Ad-hoc reviewer for some SCI journals; b) Editorial board member of Science Journal of Public Health; c) Committee member of the Hong Kong Society of Behavioural Health (2014-2015) & Consumer Behaviour Network, Nestle Ltd (2015-2017); d) Column writer of the SOW Communication Magazine

 

Awards: Obtained “Young Investigator Award” three times from the Nutrition Society (Irish Section)

Main research directions

Maternal and Child Nutrition, Infant feeding, Health Behaviour Research, Health Education and Promotion

Current research: The impact of the first 1000-day nutrition on child health

Representative scientific research projects

Ongoing Project:

Nutrition in Early Life in relation to infants’ health outcomes, Research Starting Fund, PI

Completed projects: Maternal and Child Nutrition

Breastfeeding practices among immigrants in Ireland. Postgraduate R&D Skill, Strand I, Ireland. PI

DIT-Coombe birth cohort study. Postgraduate R&D Skill, Strand I, Ireland. PI

Breastfeeding initiative. Nestle Ltd. PI

Feeding Infant and Toddlers Study & Kids Nutrition and Health Survey (FITs & KIDs). Nestle Ltd. Co-I

Human breast milk analysis (ATLAS). Nestle Ltd. Co-I

Qualitative forums on maternal postpartum depression. Nestle Ltd. Co-I

Completed projects: Community-based interventions

The Enhancing Family Well-being Project: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial. The Hong Kong FAMILY Project. Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. PI

The Happy Family Kitchen Project (I & II). The Hong Kong FAMILY Project. Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. Co.I

Family-Health Information National Trend Survey. The Hong Kong FAMILY Project. Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. Co.I

10 representative papers

1. Zhou Q#, Wang D#, Mhurchu CN, Gurrin C, Zhou J, Cheng Y & Wang H* (2019) The use of wearable cameras in assessing children's dietary intake and behaviours in China. Appetite 139:1-7

2. Zhou Q, Chan SSC, Stewart SM*, Leung CS, Wan A & Lam TH (2016) The effectiveness of positive psychology interventions in enhancing family relationships in Hong Kong: a community-based participatory research (CBPR) project with a cluster-randomized controlled design. Journal of Positive Psychology 11 (1): 70-84.

3. Zhou Q, Stewart SM, Wan A, Leung CS, Lai A, Lam TH* & Chan SSC (2017) Development and evaluation of a train-the-trainer workshop for Hong Kong community social service agency staff. Frontiers in Public Health 5:15.

4. Zhou Q*, Younger KM, Kearney JM (2018) Infant Feeding Practices in China and Ireland: Ireland Chinese Mother Survey. Frontiers in Public Health 6(351).

5. Zhou Q*, Younger KM & Kearney JM (2010) An exploration of the knowledge and attitudes towards breastfeeding among a sample of Chinese mothers in Ireland. BMC Public Health 10: 722

6. Zhou Q (2013) Global issues of Chinese mothers in Ireland who breastfeed. In Breastfeeding: Global practices, challenges, maternal and infant health outcomes, pp. 137-158. [TM Cassidy, editor]. Hauppauge, New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. (ISBN: 978-1-62808-363-7)

7. Zhou Q, Younger KM & Kearney JM (2010) How to be successful in exclusive breastfeeding for four to six months-experiences of Chinese mothers in Ireland. Public Health Nutr 13 (9A), 102.

8. Zhou Q, Younger KM & Kearney JM (2009) Attitudes towards breastfeeding among a sample of Chinese mothers living in Ireland. Proc Nutr Soc 68, E123.

9. Zhou Q, Younger KM & Kearney JM (2009) Factors associated with breastfeeding among a sample of Chinese mothers who gave birth in Ireland. Ann Nutr Metab 55 (suppl 1), 364.

10. Zhou Q, Younger KM & Kearney JM (2008) Are mothers aware of the importance of infant feeding and paediatric nutrition? A follow-up to the DIT-Coombe Hospital Study. Proc Nutr Soc 67, E298A.