UM communications professor awarded top recognition again

Professor Wu Mei of the Department of Communication of the University of Macau (UM) received the Outstanding Paper Award at the Fifth National Conference on International Communication Theories, organised by the State Council Information Office hosted by the Centre for International Communication Studies (CICS), according to a note published by the official information service GCS.
The paper, co-authored by Professor Wu and Zhu Wenbo – a UM Master’s student graduate of 2014 and an assistant research fellow at CICS – presents innovative approaches in international communication studies. It is also part of the result of a National Social Sciences Fund Major Project promoting innovative studies of international dissemination of Chinese culture, the release says.

Prestige
The biennial National Conference on International Communication Theories is considered the most authoritative and influential conference in China in the field of international communication. Held in Yantai, Shandong Province, with the theme of ‘Telling the China Story, and letting the voice of China be heard’, this year’s conference was attended by more than 400 experts, scholars and industry practitioners from central government departments, media organisations, think tanks, higher education institutions both at home and abroad, and information offices from various provinces and cities, notes GCS.