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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 […]

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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 […]