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Dr Fu, King Wa 傅景華

Title:
Associate Professor

Also Cited As:
Fu, King-wa

Short Biography:

Dr. King-wa Fu is Associate Professor at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC), The University of Hong Kong. His research areas include political participation and media use, computational media studies, mental health/suicide and the media, health communication, young people's Internet use, and data/statistics for journalism. He has a PhD from the JMSC, a MA in Social Sciences and a MPhil in Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He obtained an undergraduate degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from HKU. He was a journalist of the Hong Kong Economic Journal. 

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
1993The University of Hong KongBachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
1995University of Science and TechnologyMPhil in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Hong Kong
2001University of Science and TechnologyMA in Social Sciences Hong Kong
2009The University of Hong KongPhD
Biography

Dr. King-wa Fu is Associate Professor at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC), The University of Hong Kong. His research areas include political participation and media use, computational media studies, mental health/suicide and the media, health communication, young people's Internet use, and data/statistics for journalism. He has a PhD from the JMSC, a MA in Social Sciences and a MPhil in Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He obtained an undergraduate degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from HKU. He was a journalist of the Hong Kong Economic Journal. 

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Fu, KW
2006-08-01"Top Three Student Paper Award”, Name of paper: Testing cultivation theory for media influences on suicidal thought: Division of Communication Theory and Methodology, Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, AEJMC, US
Research Achievement
2007-08-01"Little Prince is depressed" website, 2007 Meritorious Website Contest: 亞洲華爾街日報及新加坡經濟發展局等
Others
Richard, WL
Min, J
2013-06-01Top Paper Panel, Rhetoric and Public Address Division (2013), "The Obamas Speak at the 2012 Democratic National Convention: The Sina Weibo Response.", Southern States Communication Association convention: Southern States Communication Association convention
Research Achievement
2016-06-01Fulbright-RGC Hong Kong Senior Research Scholar Award 2016-2017: RGC and Fulbright
Research Achievement
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Young people's Internet use
Statistics in journalism
Research methods and measurement
Political participation and media use
Mental health / Suicide and the media
Mental health / Suicide
Health communications
Computational media studies
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Cantonese, Putonghua英語、粵語、普通話
English, Cantonese英語、粵語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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