LEONG, Ching 梁菁 |

LEONG, Ching 梁菁

Leong Ching 梁菁

Co-Director, Institute of Water Policy

Leong Ching 梁菁
Contact Details
DID: +65 6516 7819
Office Location

469A Bukit Timah Road
Level 2, Tower Block
Singapore 259770


Leong Ching obtained her Phd in Public Policy from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.  She is the recipient of the Wang Gung Wu Medal and Prize winner 2013, (Best PhD Thesis in Humanities and Social Sciences). She has previously worked as a newspaper and television reporter and has graduate degrees in philosophy, information technology and journalism.

Her research interests include water policies, public sector reform, and communication strategies. Her current research project includes examining the impact of communication on the implementation of water policies, narratives and third-party governance.


Selected Publications

  • Ching, Leong, and Maitreyee Mukherjee. “Managing the socio-ecology of very large rivers: Collective choice rules in IWRM narratives.” Global Environmental Change 34 (2015): 172-184.
  • Leong Ching, “Eliminating “Yuck”: A Simple Exposition of Media and Social Change in Water Reuse Policies”, International Journal of Water Resources Development , Vol. 26, No. 1, 111–125, March 2010
  • Leong Ching and David Yu “Turning the Tide: Informal Institutional Change in Water Reuse” Water Policy 12 Supplement, 2010: 121-134
  • Lejano, Raul and Leong Ching, “A Hermeneutic Approach to Explaining and Understanding Public Controversies”, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (JPART), April 2012, Vol 22, Issue 2.
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