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Posted on: November 5, 2020 Posted by: ircahc_admin Comments: 0

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 healthcare and how effective communication improve the satisfactory of the patients.   Abstract This talk…

Posted on: October 7, 2020 Posted by: ircahc_admin Comments: 0

Workshop “Contagious words/Epidemic Behaviours: Language Big Data Approaches to COVID-19” on 17 October 2020

IRCAHC is the co-organiser of the workshop “Contagious words/Epidemic Behaviours: Language Big Data Approaches to COVID-19”. The workshop is intended to be an interdisciplinary forum for all concerned scholars with focus on how to use linguistic and textual data to understand both the development of the pandemic and the changes in human behaviours. This workshop is hosted by Faculty of Humanities and Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies, The Hong…

Posted on: July 9, 2020 Posted by: ircahc_admin Comments: 0

Partnership with the STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC) at the University of Florida

Expanding Horizons in Health Communication: An Asian Perspective is the result of partnership between the STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC) at the University of Florida and the International Research Centre for the Advancement of Health Communication (IRCAHC) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. This book focuses exclusively on health communication research and clinical practice in Asia. The chapters also seek to be inclusive of different philosophies for maintaining well-being with…

Posted on: April 22, 2020 Posted by: ircahc_admin Comments: 0

Partnership with the Health@Business Research Network, University of New South Wales

We are delighted to announce the research partnership on Health Communication has been launched after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between International Research Centre for the Advancement of Health Communication (IRCAHC) and UNSW Business School’s Health@Business Research Network on 22 April 2020. This collaboration signals the beginning of important research initiatives which include the submission of joint research proposals to competitive external funding sources, the building of a joint research publication…

Posted on: February 22, 2019 Posted by: ircahc_admin Comments: 0

Communication and Safety in Healthcare Symposium

The International Research Centre for the Advancement of Health Communication (IRCAHC) is hosting the Communication and Safety in Healthcare Symposium & Workshop from 22 – 23 Feb 2019 at #PolyU. Day One (22 Feb) is a free symposium. Prof. Phill Della and Dr Fiona Geddes from the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine, Curtin University and Prof. Shouzhen Cheng from Sun Yat-sen University will give keynote presentations related to issues that lie at…