Zeyu Li

Zeyu's research focuses on urban agriculture and ecosystem service with interdisciplinary boundaries regarding urban sustainability, and urban biodiversity conservation.

Zeyu’s project aims to examine conflicts and positive feedback between multiple functions of urban agriculture: contributing to urban sustainability by reducing carbon footprint, enhancing human health and well-being, and boosting ecosystem services and functioning. Her research focuses on urban sustainability and social values and applies urban agriculture design and ecosystem service assessment to provide scientific support for the sustainable development of urban agriculture. 

Before joining the Centre for Urban Research, Zeyu worked at the Nature Conservancy as a Conservation Officer. She has a master’s degree in urban horticulture from the University of Melbourne and a bachelor’s degree from Huazhong Agricultural University.
Supervisors: Marco Amati, Andrew Butt