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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 […]

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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 […]

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The 17th International Conference for Language and Social Psychology (ICLASP17)

** UPDATES ** Dear Colleagues, Given the current global health crisis and the associated travel and immigration restrictions, the ICLASP17:2020 organising committee has decided to postpone the conference, which was due to take place at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in December 2020.  We have been corresponding with our keynote speakers and it seems we will […]

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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 […]

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18th International and Interdisciplinary Conference Communication, Medicine and Ethics (COMET 2020)

1-3 July 2020 Hosted by the Danish Institute of Humanities and Medicine (DIHM) and Department of Communication & PsychologyAalborg University, Denmark The conference aims to bring together scholars from different disciplinary backgrounds, involving various healthcare specialities and the human and social sciences. A special emphasis will be on the dissemination of ongoing research in language/discourse/communication […]

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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 […]