|Assoc Prof Arul Indrasen Chib||Assoc Prof Arul Chib pursues action-oriented research in varied cross-cultural contexts. His research agenda focuses on the impact and role of mobile phone in (a) healthcare systems in resource-constrained environments of developing countries, and (b) transnational migration to developed countries. He investigates the key factors influencing the adoption of technology for positive health outcomes, and has engaged in the design and development of healthcare technology systems spanning online and mobile platforms. He increasingly interested in issues of power, focusing on the intersection of gender with technology, and the role of agency and appropriation in the achievement of goals ranging from socio-economic development, human well-being and empowerment, and societal change. He has published over 100 research articles.
As Director of the Singapore Internet Research Center, Dr. Chib led the SIRCA programme (established 2008), mentoring 30 emerging country researchers in Asia, Africa and Latin America, with mentoring events in Atlanta, Bangkok, Cape Town, Jamaica, Mauritius, Michigan, and Singapore.
Dr. Chib's contributions have led to a number of research awards, including the 2011 Prosper.NET-Scopus Award for the use of ICTs for sustainable development. This award was accompanied by a fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, one of the highest honours within the European scholarly tradition. He has been awarded fellowships at Ludwig Maxmilians University and University of Southern California, and the S. I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. He serves on the editorial boards of Human Communication Research, Communication Yearbook, and Mobile Media and Communication, and is Senior Editor of The Electronic journal for Information Systems in Developing Countries.
Dr. Chib’s research has been profiled in the international such as the United Nations Chronicle. He presented keynote speeches at the Media Health Communication Conference 2012 in Munich Germany and Global Fusion Conference at Texas A&M University. He was General Conference Chair for ICTD2015, and on organizing committees for IFIP 8.6 2013 and ICTD 2012. He has been an expert speaker at events organized by UNESCO and UN-APCICT.
Dr. Chib has worked with non-governmental agencies such as INPPARES, Nyaya Health, Text to Change, Udaan, UNICEF and World Vision, securing external grants worth over S$ 5 million. Arul has lived and learned in India, Germany, Peru, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, and the United States of America. Dr. Chib is currently PI for MOE TIER 2 grant worth S$ 602,856 examining digital nativism.
Pei & Chib (2020). Defining mGender: The role of mobile phone use in gender construction processes. The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Communication and Society
Brew-Sam & Chib (2020).Theoretical advances in mobile health communication research: An empowerment approach to self-management. Technology and Health. Elsevier
Chib, Bentley, & Wardoyo (2019). Distributed contexts of digital media and learning: Open practices as a response to marginalization. Comunicar
Rossmann, Riesmeyer; Brew-Sam, Karnowski, Joeckel, Chib, & Ling (2019). Appropriation of mHealth for Diabetes Self-Management: Lessons from two qualitative studies. JMIR Diabetes
Chib, & Shi (2018) Structured imaginings: Social media as a tool to reduce intergroup prejudice. Intercultural Communication Studies
Chib & Lin (2018) Theoretical advancements in mHealth: A systematic review of mobile apps. Journal of Health Communication
Loh, & Chib (2018) Tackling social inequality in development: Beyond access to appropriation of ICTs for employability. Information Technology for Development
Kang, Ling & Chib (2018) The flip from fraught to assumed use: Mobile communication of North Korean migrant women during their journey to South Korea. International Journal of Communication
|Asst Prof Chou Meng-Hsuan||Regionalism and regional integration (European Union, ASEAN)
Global policy and transnational administration
Institutional and organisational theory
Migration and asylum policy
Research and higher education policy (knowledge policies)
|Assoc Prof Chul Heo||Chul's scholarly interests focus on the study of production culture and aesthetics of film and television with a critical cultural studies approach. In particular, he is interested in critical and aesthetic implications of the look and sound of film and television, e.g. production design and sound design. To understand production culture of film and television, he pays attention to people who make creative decisions to deal with production conventions, creative rights, constraints and possibility in their institutional contexts, and the imagined audience in production process.
- Imagined Audience in Media Production
- Production Culture: Convention, Aesthetics, and Style
- Media and the Public Sphere
- Cultural Politics of Sound and Production Design
- Digital technology and Filmmaking: Data Mining and Media Production
- Production Culture of South East Asian Cinema and Korean Cinema
- Documentary: History, Theory, and Aesthetics
Selected Creative Works
Feature Films, Theatrical release nationwide.
- The Return (2017, 96 min., 4K HD), Director/Writer. Narrative feature. (in Korean w/English-French subtitles), Commercial release on Dec. 7, 2017; Golden Zenith Award, the 41st Montreal World Film Festival; Ulju Mountain Film Festival; Jeonju International Film Festival; Asian Film Festival of Dallas.
- Mira Story (2014/2015, 84 min., HD), Director/Writer/Producer. Documentary feature. (in Korean w/English subtitles), Commercial release on Jan. 15, 2015; Seoul Green Film Festival.
- Ari Ari the Korean Cinema (2011/2012, 83 min., HDV), Director/Writer/Producer. Documentary feature. (in Korean w/English subtitles). Commercial release on Dec. 10, 2012; Busan International Film Festival, Seoul Independent Documentary Film Festival, Korean Film Festival in Bhutan; Paris Korean Film Festival
- The Secret of Hanji Craft (2014/2015, 10 min., HD), Producer/Director. Short film. (in Korean w/English-French subtitles), New FIFMA programme at Empreintes, France, Sep. 12 - Dec. 31, 2017; Singuliers Objets, Plessis Robinson, France, Dec. 09 - 10, 2017; Festival de Metiers d'art, Deauville, France, July 14-17, 2017; Revelation International Fine Craft & Creation Biennial 2017, Paris, France, May 2017.
- Kismet (2013, 30 min., HD), Producer/Director. (in Korean w/Turkish subtitles), Istanbul-Gyeongju World Culture Expo 2013, Istanbul, Turkey. August 31-September 22, 2013.
- Constancy and Change in Korean Craft Arts (2013, 60 min., HD), Producer/Director. (in Korean w/English subtitles), Hidden Match ― An Exhibition of Korean Craft, National Museum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. November 24 - December 23, 2013; Taiwan International Cultural and Creative Industry Expo, Taipei, Taiwan. November 21-24, 2013; Milan Design Week, the Triennale Design Museum, Milano, Italy. April 9 - 14, 2013.
- The Job (2006, SD). Producer. thirteen 30-min. episodes for TVK-24, Comcast cable in Southern California. (In English)
- Between Two Worlds (1996/1998, 30 min., SD), Director/Writer/Producer. (In English), National broadcast on PBS in the United States, 1996. Distributed nationwide in America by UC Berkeley Center for Media and Independent Learning, 1998-2003; Rochester International Film Festival; Sinking Creek Film Festival; VideoScape Asian American Video Showcase; Busan Universiade for Digital Contents; Williams College; UC Davis Asian Pacific Film Fest; Korean American Film Festivals in San Francisco, Chicago, & NYC.
|Asst Prof Corinne Tan||Law & Technology; Internet & Platform Governance; Media Law; Intellectual Property Law; Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (AI); and Commercial Law.
|Dr Daniel Siew Hoi Kok||Daniel has spoken in the International Military Testing Association (IMTA) conference, international conference on Researching for Work and Learning (RWL) and the Adult Learning Symposium (ALS). His research interests include:
1. Leadership and leadership development
2. Professional learning and development
3. Adult learning, development and performance
4. Human resource consulting
|Asst Prof Duffy Andrew Michael||Journalism in Singapore
Cross-cultural journalism education
Online journalism education
|Dr Edmund Lee Wei Jian||Public health communication;
Big data analytics;
|Assoc Prof Edson C Tandoc Jr.||media gatekeeping, journalism studies, web analytics, social media, fake news
|Dr Ella Raidel||Experimental Cinema, Sinophone Cinema, Contemporary Aesthetics, Contemporary Art, Interdisciplinary Research Urban Studies
|Asst Prof Els Van Dongen||Research Areas
Intellectual debates in reform China (post-1978)
Conceptual history and knowledge circulation
Twentieth-century Chinese historiography
Intellectual history of modern China
Chinese diaspora and migration
Diaspora policies and nationalism
Education of returned overseas Chinese during the Cold War
Universities for Chinese overseas in the PRC during the reform period (post-1978)
For my publications, see:
HH1003 Asia-Pacific in Global History: From 1800
HH3001 Historiography: Theory and Methods
HH3003 Migration and Diaspora: Chinese Experiences in Comparative Perspective
HH3015 In the Name of the Nation?: Nationalism in Asia
HH3021 Traitors, TV Stars, and Taboos: Representing History in Contemporary China
HH4012 Intellectual History of Modern China
HH7090 Special Topics in History: Global Asia