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Dr Liming Li

Dr Liming Li

  • Academics

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow

Research subject areas

  • Ageing
  • Child & Family
  • Mental Health
  • Policy

Contact details


Dr Liming Li is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, King's College London. Liming studied Sociology and obtained her PhD in 2020 from the Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge.


  • Ageing
  • Mental health
  • Gender and family
  • Child development
  • Work and employment
  • Public policy evaluations

Liming works on the British Academy funded project ‘Understanding the impact of higher education expansion policy on women’s empowerment’. This project examines the impact of policies that expanded women’s access to higher education on their sense of empowerment, using quantitative (quasi-experimental) and qualitative methods.

Previously, Liming worked on the ESRC-funded programme 'Work, welfare reform and mental health' at the ESRC Centre for Society & Mental Health where she remains an affiliated researcher. She also worked on the EU-funded project 'MINDMAP: promoting mental wellbeing in the ageing urban population: determinants, policies and interventions in European cities'.


Liming has experience in convening quantitative research methods modules and supervising dissertations at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Further details

See Liming's research profile