Carrie LUI

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 Policy 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)

城大社會及行為學系副教授郭黎玉晶博士接受訪問,指出有家長在管教孩子時,除會施以身體虐待,有時亦會對孩子精神暴力,對孩子造成很大傷害,值得關注。
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)

城大中文及歷史學系助理教授徐力恆博士介紹何謂數碼人文及其史前史,以及在將大量歷史資料數碼化的過程中,所遇上的困難及挑戰。
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)

城大學人文社會科學院副院長(教學人員及研究)、傳播及媒體講座教授黃懿慧解釋,進行健康傳播研究如何幫助信息傳遞更及時和全面,讓社會更快回復「健康」。
10 June 2021

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

城大公共政策學系張曉玲教授早前發表有關紐約市空間不均等與可持續發展問題的研究,期望喚起各方注意,推動城市達到可持續發展的目標。
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)

城大中文及歷史學系助理教授徐力恆博士解釋數碼人文的應用,並表達其於學術界推廣數碼人文,促成更多合作,凝聚不同領域的學者共同參與研究的期許。
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)

城大英文系副教授李曉恩博士介紹城市文學及生活寫作,以及她如何引導學生撰寫社區街坊的故事,使珍貴的集體回憶與不同年代及社區的生活文化得到保存。
13 May 2021

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

城大媒體與傳播系助理教授黃冠雄博士的研究發現,網上評論提及的重點、屬正評或負評,以及內容具體程度,均會影響評論的可信度,左右潛在消費者的決策。
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 Asian and International Studies 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)

專門研究罪犯側寫的香港城市大學人文社會科學院社會及行為科學系副教授陳慶泉博士指出,罪犯側寫可讓我們了解嚴重罪案的背後成因,幫助避免同類型案件再次發生。
15 April 2021

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

食物不但具有最基本的果腹作用,還可顯示享用者的社會地位及身分,甚至可視作一種軟實力,發展美食外交。城大亞洲及國際學系副教授陳玉華博士講述數個相關觀察。
8 April 2021

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

中國古代女性予人備受壓迫的印象,但城大中文及歷史學系一級導師盧嘉琪博士指出,這只是性別史的一部分。事實上,部分女性生活仍有多姿多采的一面。
4 March 2021

Seeking Justice on the Web: How News Media and Social Norms Drive the Practice of Cyber Vigilantism

Dr Stella CHIA of CityU’s Department of Media and Communication has conducted a research study to investigate whether people’s evaluations and reactions to crowdsourced vigilantism are subject to media and social influences.
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.
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.