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Dr. Beeto Wai Chung LEUNG (梁偉聰博士)
Assistant Professor (助理教授)   
Office: 20/F, School of Arts and Humanities, Tung Wah College Cheung Kung Hai Memorial Building, 90A Shantung Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon
Telephone: (852) 3468 6733
Email: [email protected]

Dr. Beeto LEUNG is an Assistant Professor in the School of Arts and Humanities, Tung Wah College. Dr. Leung received his undergraduate training at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and continued his postgraduate studies at the University of Hong Kong specialized in Health and Positive Psychology. Dr. Leung’s researches mainly focus on promoting subjective well-being, linkage between positive traits, including hope, resilience, and mindfulness, their consequences on mental health.

In addition, he is also interested in integrating psychology and sports science and how modern technology can be applied to facilitating people’s physical and mental health. 

Academic and Professional Qualifications
BSocSc, MPhil, PhD

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
Master of Philosophy, Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
Bachelor of Social Science, Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

Teaching Areas
Developmental Psychology
Health and Positive Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Capstone Project Supervision

Research Interests:
Subjective Well-being and Happiness
Resilience and Hope
Exercise and Sports Psychology

Funded Projects (Selected)
Mental Health Initiatives Funding Scheme (Phase 2) Transformative Allied Parents (TAP): A Co-creative Mental Health Peer Support Network for Parents with SEN Children. Funded by Mental Health Initiatives Funding Scheme, Advisory Committee on Mental Health, Food and Health Bureau, HKSAR Government (Team Member, Project No.: MHI2-0119)

The Work Life and Mental Health of Early Childhood Educators Study (ECEMH). Funded by School of Arts and Humanities, Tung Wah College (Co-Investigator, Project No.: 2019-00-51 CRG051903)

Promoting mental health of teachers using mindfulness and positive psychology-based intervention: a randomized control study. Funded by School of Arts and Humanities, Tung Wah College (Principal Investigator, Project No.: 2018-05-52 SRG180501)

Publications (Selected)
Li, T., Yeung, M., Li, E., & Leung, B. (2021). How formative are assessments for learning activities towards summative assessment? International Journal of Teaching and Education, IX(2), pp. 42-57.

Lau, P. W. C., Pitkethly, A. J., Leung, B. W. C., Lau, Erica. Y., & Wong, J. J. (2019). The Intervention Effect of SMS Delivery on Chinese Adolescent’s Physical Activity. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(5), 787-37. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16050787

Lau, P. W. C., Leung, B. W. C., Pitkethly, A. J., & Ransdell, L. (2018). Do Physical Education Teachers and General Teachers Differ in Their Implicit Anti-fat Bias towards Overweight Chinese Students? International Journal of Physical Education, 55(1), 27-37

Lau, P. W. C., Ho, G. and Leung, B. W. C. (2015). Exercise identity, national identity, and the perception of humanistic Olympics in the Beijing 2008 Olympics. East Asian Sport Thoughts: The International Journal for the Sociology of Sport, 4, 97-114.

Leung, Beeto W. C. & Lau, Patrick W.C. (2012). The sustainable effect of Olympism in Hong Kong after 2008 Beijing Olympics. The 2012 International Olympic Seminar: “The Cultural Convergence and Positioning of East Asia in the Global Development of Olympism” Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China.

Lau, Patrick W.C., Lau, Erica. Y., Choi, C., Leung, Beeto W. C., & Wong C. W. M. (2012). Correlations between physical activity, body mass index, anxiety, depression, and quality of life in Hong Kong Chinese adolescents. International Journal of Physical Education, 49(1), 28-38.

Lau, Patrick W.C., Lam, Michael H.S. & Leung, Beeto W. C., Choi, C. & Ransdell, L. (2012). The longitudinal changes of national identity in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan before, during and after the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The International Journal of the History of Sport, 29 (9), 1281-1294.

Lau, Patrick W.C., Lam, Michael H.S. & Leung, Beeto W. C. (2011). The Beijing Olympics and Expressions of National Identity in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. In Kelly, W. W. & Brownell, S. (Eds.), The Olympics in East Asia: Nationalism, Regionalism, and Globalism on the Center Stage of World Sports (CEAS Occasional Monograph Series, Volume 3, Chapter 9, pp 147-160). Council on East Asian Studies, Yale University, Connecticut, USA.

Lau, Patrick W.C., Kong, Z., Choi, C., Yu, W. C., Chan, D., Sung, RYT, & Leung, B. W. C. (2010). Effects of short-term resistance training on serum leptin levels in obese adolescents. Journal of Exercise Science and Fitness, 8(1), 54-60.

Lau, Patrick W.C., Leung, W. C. Beeto, Ransdell, L. & Wong, P. (2010). The Relationship between Sport Identity and Sport Participation in Overweight and Normal Weight Chinese Children. International Journal of Physical Education, 47(1), 35-42.

Leung, W.C., Moneta, G. B., & McBride, C. (2005). Think Positively and Feel Positively: Optimism and Life Satisfaction in Late Life. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 61, 4, 335-365. https://doi.org/10.2190/FQTB-EBAJ-H9WP-LMYA

Leung K., Au, K. C., & Leung , W.C. (2004). Cross-Cultural Perspectives of Creative Thinking. In Lau S., Hui, A., Ng., G. (Eds). Creativity: when East meets West. River Edge, NJ: World Scientific Press

Community/ Professional Contributions (Selected)
Honorary Advisor, Care For Your Heart 

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