Focus Publication – October 2016

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for October 2016 is: Giles, H., & Stohl, M. (2016). Fans, rivalries, communities, and nations: An intergroup approach to communication and sports. In A. Billings (Ed.), Sports communication as a field (pp. 150-164). New York: Routledge. [PDF] A PDF of the chapter is available via the link above.

Job Posting: Department of English, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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The Department of English at Hong Kong Polytechnic University is inviting applications for the positions of Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in one or more of five research areas: Language & Professional Communication, Language Teaching & Learning, Media & Communication, Intercultural Communication, Linguistics & English Language. The application deadline is 31 Oct 2016. Further information is available here:… Read more »

Focus Publication – August/September 2016

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for August/September 2016 is: Bull, P. (2016) Claps and Claptrap: An analysis of how audiences respond to rhetorical devices in political speeches. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 4(1), 473-492. [PDF] Abstract: Significant insights have been gained into how politicians interact with live audiences through the detailed microanalysis of video and audio… Read more »

Focus Publication – June/July 2016

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for June/July 2016 is: Chevalier, B.A.M., Watson, B.M., Barras, M.A., Cottrell, W.N. (in press). Hospital Pharmacists’ Perceptions of Medication Counselling: A Focus Group Study. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy. [PDF] Abstract: Background Medication counseling sessions are key times for a pharmacist to speak to patients about their medications and… Read more »