Recent trends of communication research

Dialogue with academic journal editors in fields related to Communication

25 November 2019, E21-G002


This conference tends to clarify the latest academic developments, research topics and methods in the field related to communication and enhance exchanges among the communications experts and UM students. As well as to broaden students’ horizons, enrich their academic knowledge and help them discover their academic interests.


Talks will be relevant to current research topics, theories and methods in fields related to communication, together with future research directions. Speakers will also talk about skills in writing, submitting, revising and publishing journal articles and expanding overseas networks.

Keynote speakers include:

Jörg Matthes: Professor, Chair of Department of Communication, University of Vienna.

Editor-in-Chief of Communication Methods & Measures.

Associate Editor of Human Communication Research.

Fuyuan Shen: Professor, Chair of Department of Advertising and Public Relations, Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications, The Pennsylvania State University.

Editor of Mass Communication and Society.

Todd Lyle Sandel: Associate Professor, Department of Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Macau.

Editor of International & Intercultural Communication.

Fei Shen: Associate Professor, Department of Media and Communication, College of Humanities of Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong.

Associate Editor of Communication Methods and Measures.

Associate Editor of Asian Journal of Communication.

Richard Fitzgerald: Professor, Department of Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Macau.

Editor-in-Chief of Discourse, Context, Media.