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Current Trends in Health Communication: The Arrival of the Third Edition of the Routledge Handbook of Health Communication

Joint Online Seminar by Department of English and Communication and International Research Centre for the Advancement of Health Communication (IRCAHC) Date: 15 October 2021 Time: 10-11am (UTC+8) Abstract The area of study that we call health communication has evolved incredibly in the last 50 years. The first journal in the field, Health Communication, began publication […]

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Distinguished Lectures in Humanities: The Theory and Practice of Narrative Health Message Design

Speaker: Prof Michael HECHT Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Communication Arts and Sciences, Pennsylvania State University & President, REAL Prevention, LLC Date : 18 October 2021Time: 9:00am to 10:30am (UTC+8) For more information, please visit HKPolyU, Faculty of Humanities webpage. Abstract Narrative messages have emerged as a popular and effective health message strategy for number of […]

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Partnership with the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, The University of Queensland

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between The University of Queensland and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University on 8 March 2021 to bring together Interprofessional Education (IPE) curriculum development with health communication theory and promote high-quality Interprofessional Practice (IPP) in Australia and Hong Kong. Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences,The University of Queensland and International […]

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COVID-19 Webinar Series – Older Adults in the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 Webinar Series – Older Adults in the COVID-19 Pandemic Organised by the Policy Research @ HKIAPS, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Introduction While everyone is susceptible to COVID-19, people aged 60 years or over are considered to be one of the most at-risk groups during this […]

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Lecture: Effective communication in healthcare: A language and social psychology perspective

Distinguished Lecture Series, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Effective communication in healthcare: A language and social psychology perspective. Professor Bernadette Watson delivered a lecture on “Effective communication in healthcare: A language and social psychology perspective.” to 63 participants via. ZOOM online. Professor Watson explained the importance of communication in […]

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Rebuilding ‘community’ to promote student learning and well-being: Student reflections on teaching and learning in 2019 and 2020

The prolonged social unrest in 2019 and Covid-19 in 2020 have continuously disrupted the teaching and learning activities in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. On 16 October 2020 (Fri), Professor Bernadette Watson, Dr Margo Turnbull and Dr Beatrice Lok of IRCAHC will share the student reflections collated in their research with various teaching units of […]