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.

Asia-Pacific Internet Users Top the World

Acting Provost Professor C. H. Chan praised the conference of the Asia-Pacific Internet Research Alliance (APIRA) as “significant to the CityU’s goal to strive for a dialogue between science and humanities.” The conference was held on 6-7 August 2009. Entitled “Opportunities and Challenges for the Internet in the Post-Financial Tsunami Era,” the conference was organized

CCR Team Presented a Panel in IAMCR's Stockholm Conference

The globalization team of the Center for Communication Research presented a panel, “Media role in the local-national-global nexus: comparing Chinese societies,” at the annual conference of the International Association for Media Communication Research, held in Stockholm, Sweden from 20 to 25 July 2008. This is a part of continuing analysis of a large-scale survey study