About the Center

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 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.

Dr. Xiaohui (Vincent) Wang has joined CCR

Dr. Xiaohui (Vincent) Wang has recently joined the Department of Media and Communication as an assistant professor and the Centre for Communication Research as a regular member. Vincent received his PhD in information studies from Nanyang Technological University and was a research assistant professor at Hong Kong Baptist University before coming to CityU. His research

Dr Xiaofan Liu receives grant award from Grand Challenges ICODA COVID-19 Data Science pilot initiative

CCR member Dr. Xiaofan Liu has won a data science research grant from The International COVID-19 Data Alliance (ICODA) and the Grand Challenges (GC) initiative. His proposal is among the ten projects selected from more than 400 applications submitted from 69 countries after a rigorous review process involving an international panel. Dr. Liu’s proposed project, entitled “Characterizing COVID-19 transmission chains