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The Centre for Communication Research was founded in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Science at the City University of Hong Kong in 2005 ( The center was initially funded by the University, supplemented with external grants from such sources as the Research Grants Committee of Hong Kong, Google, and the Taipei City Government. The core members include all research faculty members of the Department of Media and Communication, a strong international team of scholars who have continuously been receiving grants from various funding sources. With different professional and academic backgrounds, all core members are at the forefront of research and publication in International Communication, Media Effects, New Media, Communication for Social Change, and Political Economy of the Media. Closely affiliated with the Department of Media and Communication, the Centre has collaborated with a wide network of interdisciplinary scholars from around the world. ( more...)

Research Highlight

Internationalizing "International Communication"

Chin-Chuan Lee, editor

A critical intervention in international communications, in which an array of eminent scholars challenge the Western-dominated conceptions of the field.
International communication as a field of inquiry is, in fact, not very “internationalized.” Rather, it has...

Emerging Media: Use and Dynamics

Xigen Li

In the digital age, new media emerge regularly. Communication patterns change along with the rising media channels, innovative ways of information delivery and exchange, and opportunities of online involvement and social interaction. When media change at a fast pace, questions concerning media use, the factors shaping...

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Web Mining Lab of CCR Won Three Awards from National Contest
02 Jan 2018 (Tue)
A team from Web Mining Lab of Centre for Communication Research won three awards from the annual competition of Big Data & Computer Intelligence organized by the China Computer Federation (CCF-BDCI2017), which last...
Interdisciplinary Lecture on Using Bloodlineage Tree to Study Human History
05 Dec 2017 (Tue)
CCR organized an interdisciplinary lecture, featuring a mathametician using DNA method to study human family history, on Dec 4, 2017.  The talk was given by Prof. Dinghua Shi of Shanghai University, with a title o...
Prof. Zhu Talked to Chinese High School Teachers on Social Science Education in the 21st Century
05 Dec 2017 (Tue)
A group of 40 administrators and teachers of key high schools in Mainland China visited Dept. of Media and Communication on Dec 4, 2017, shopping for university programs for their high school graduates next year. Jonat...
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