Zeyu Yao

Impact Translation Fellow

Zeyu’s research background is in tacit knowledge communication in integrated urban water management.  Having studied environmental sciences (B.Sc) and environmental engineering (M.Eng) at Cornell University, she was motivated by a drive to solve complex and interdisciplinary challenge and began the transition from an engineering foundation to social science research. Her PhD in Sustainable Water Management at University College London focused on challenges associated with interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral collaboration and communication in China.

Zeyu’s research interests include: Interdisciplinary knowledge transfer and communication; participatory research; water governance; tacit knowledge acquisition and transfer; social capital theory; integrated urban water management and transboundary water management.

iCASP project: Bridging the knowledge gap to boost SME resilience

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