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Eun Yeong Choe

Research Assistant Professor |


"My research interests focus on the ways in which different people experience, interact with, understand nature, and the desire to see a more holistic approach to planning and designing urban greenspace and green structure for public health and wellbeing. I was trained in sociology, housing design and landscape architecture"

Current Research

Dr. Eun Yeong applies her experience studying ecological impacts on public health and wellbeing to improve design iterations. She provides experiment-backed findings to inform design and practice workflows.

Selected Publications

Choe, E.Y., He, D. and Sun, G., 2023. Correction to: Trading-Off Transit and Non-Transit Physical Activity among Older People: Evidence from Longitudinal Accelerometer Data of a Natural Experiment Study. Journal of Urban Health, 100(2), pp.418-418.

Sun, G., Choe, E.Y. and Webster, C., 2023. Natural experiments in healthy cities research: how can urban planning and design knowledge reinforce the causal inference?. Town Planning Review, 94(1), pp.87-108.

Choe, E.Y., Du, Y. and Sun, G., 2022. Decline in older adults’ daily mobility during the COVID-19 pandemic: the role of individual and built environment factors. BMC Public Health, 22(1), pp.1-10.

Choe, E.Y., Jorgensen, A. and Sheffield, D., 2021. Examining the effectiveness of mindfulness practice in simulated and actual natural environments: Secondary data analysis. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 66, p.127414.

Choe, E.Y., Jorgensen, A. and Sheffield, D., 2020. Does a natural environment enhance the effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)? Examining the mental health and wellbeing, and nature connectedness benefits. Landscape and Urban Planning, 202, p.103886.

Choe, E.Y., Jorgensen, A. and Sheffield, D., 2020. Simulated natural environments bolster the effectiveness of a mindfulness programme: A comparison with a relaxation-based intervention. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 67, p.101382.

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