Carrie LUI

29 September 2021

Tips to Correct Misinformation 糾正假消息的秘訣

(Video in English only with bilingual subtitles) Misinformation and fake news have become a global issue with the quick expansion of social media use. The findings of this study could provide some insights on effective misinformation correction strategies. In this video, Dr Nancy DAI Yue, Assistant Professor of CityU’s Department of Media and Communication, will share with you some tips to correct misinformation effectively by changing the information presentation order and adding a debiasing message.
29 September 2021

The Social Circles of Chinese Historical Figures 古人朋友圈

(Video in Cantonese only with bilingual subtitles) Have you ever imagined whether Tang poets Li Bai and Du Fu knew each other? As technology advances, one can gain an understanding of the social networks of historical figures with the help of digital tools. The use of information technologies in humanities research is referred to as “digital humanities”. In this video, Dr TSUI Lik-hang of CityU’s Department of Chinese and History introduces this mode of research and explains how it can help enhance the depth and breadth of the research by humanities scholars.
7 September 2021

Examining the Link between Tropical Cyclones and Local Economy

Dr ZHANG Lin of CityU's Department of Public and International Affairs and his collaborator unravelled the effects of tropical cyclones on economic growth. The research looked into the economic impact of tropical cyclone events between 1980 and 2018, focusing on the overall economic growth and sectoral variations.
7 September 2021

Language and Discourse in COVID-19 Response: The New Zealand Case

Given New Zealand has so far been regarded as successful in fighting the pandemic, Dr Christoph HAFNER of CityU’s Department of English investigates whether (and how) the NZ government’s communication practices have played a role throughout the process.
26 July 2021

星期日檔案-生仔要考牌? (Chinese Version Only)

13 July 2021

An Encounter with Pineapple Boy 我和菠蘿仔有個約會

(Video in Cantonese only with bilingual subtitles) Feeling anxious about your examination? In this video, Dr John LEE of CityU’s Department of Linguistics and Translation introduces the first Cantonese counselling chatbot developed by his team which offers support and counselling advice to students who suffer from academic issues, test anxiety or loneliness.  He also explains how his research team facilitates the chatbot development.
6 July 2021

歷史數碼化 (Chinese Version Only)

23 June 2021

有效傳播健康資訊 促進公眾關注及減低恐懼 (Chinese Version Only)

10 June 2021

反思空間不均等問題 促進城市可持續發展 (Chinese Version Only)

7 June 2021

How China can safely open its borders as it recovers from the coronavirus pandemic

Dr Nicolas Thomas discusses how China can safely open its borders as it recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.
3 June 2021

人機優勢互補 數碼人文以新角度鑑古觀今 (Chinese Version Only)

31 May 2021

As borders reopen, Asia’s ‘zero-Covid’ economies need to start puzzling it out

Dr Nicolas Thomas explains why a conversation needs to be started as to what the pandemic endgame will look like, as Hong Kong and the world look forward to the reopening of borders, and the resumption of trade and travel.
20 May 2021

文字記下城市點滴 傳承文化反思生活 (Chinese Version Only)

13 May 2021

網購成趨勢 網上評論影響消費抉擇 (Chinese Version Only)

5 May 2021

Don’t treat helpers as scapegoats for Hong Kong’s struggling vaccine drive

Professor Mark R THOMPSON of CityU's Department of Public and International Affairs comments on Hong Kong government's plan to make vaccination mandatory for domestic helpers, which was suspended after a diplomatic backlash.
22 April 2021

罪犯側寫 神秘面紗與現實應用 (Chinese Version Only)

15 April 2021

飲食文化成軟實力 全球各地相互影響 (Chinese Version Only)

8 April 2021

解構歷史 探索中國傳統女性不一樣印象 (Chinese Version Only)

4 March 2021

Investigating the Language Abilities and Attitudes on Ethnic Minority Students

Dr LI Bin of CityU’s Department of Linguistics and Translation conducted a survey on ethnic minority students in Hong Kong to examine their proficiency levels and attitudes of the main languages in use.
4 March 2021

Understanding Political Polarisation in the New Media Age

The distribution of public opinion signals social preferences. People make many decisions in their daily lives based on their perception of the opinion climate. Similarly, policymakers formulate policy proposals based on their understanding of public opinion. With digital and social media becoming an integral part of people’s daily lives for information and communication, the proliferation of digital technologies is changing not only how public opinion can be represented, but also how it can be studied. By adopting a big data-based approach, Dr Chris SHEN Fei, Department of Media and Communication, specialising in the social and political impact of new media technologies, has proposed ways of understanding public opinion through online textual mining.