Category: Seminars

Posted on: December 16, 2020 Posted by: ircahc_admin Comments: 0

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 pandemic, in terms of higher mortality rate and having more severe symptoms if infected. In…

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 9, 2020 Posted by: ircahc_admin Comments: 0

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 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The reflections from students could give insight into how teachers…