Current PhD Students

  Name Research Interest
Somrita GANCHOUDHURI (Profile)
  • Health Communication
  • Media Content Analysis
  • Culture-Centered Methodologies to develop Community-driven Communication Soulutions

Thesis title: Media Coverage of Delhi High Court Judgement on Section 377 focuses on how the Delhi High Court verdict of decriminalizing homosexual behavior was framed by different elite English newspapers in India.
CHEW Ai Ling Evelyn
  • Intercultural Communications
  • Life writing and different media forms

Thesis title: The impact of interactive media on autobiographical storytelling
Marketa DOLEJSOVA (Profile)
  • Critical and Speculative Design
  • Human-Food Interaction
  • Digital Food Cultures
  • DIY Food & Biohacking

Thesis title: Design Research through Edible Speculation
GOH Zhang Hao (Profile)
  • Identifying pro-social behavior in social media

Thesis title: Social Networking Websites– Public Sphere of 21st Century
  • Visual texts/narratives
  • Cultural studies
  • Technology and women's studies
  • Political communication

Thesis title: Mobilization Against Hegemonic Patriarchal Constructs Through New Media: a Case of India.
Gulizar HACIYAKUPOGLU (Profile)
  • Deliberative Democracy
  • Gender Equality in Islam
  • New Media and Deliberation
  • The Intricate Relation between Islam and New Media, Muslim Women and Islam, and Women and New Media

Thesis title: New Media's role in the possible deracination of Islamic meta-narratives about gender (in)equality by way of Islamic feminism
Satveer KAUR (Profile)
  • Health and Political Communication

Thesis title: Meanings of Heart Health Among the Malay Community in Singapore: A Study of Cardiovascular Risk for the discussion.
Chervin LAM (Profile)
Augustus Ceasar Destura LATOSA (Profile)
Pengxiang LI (Profile)
  • User behaviors in social media
  • Public opinion in social media
  • Health Communication
  • Strategic Communication
Pauline LUK (Profile)
  • Ageing
  • Culture-centred Approach
  • Health Communication
  • Health Information Seeking
  • Mental Health

Thesis title: To be confirmed

Thesis title: Connecting flow with art
Martin NG (Profile)
  • New Media
Phan Quang Anh (Profile)
  • Video Games and Online Gaming Culture
  • Human-games interaction
  • Impacts of online gaming habits on the youth

Thesis title: To be confirmed
Prashanth Thattai RAVIKUMAR (Profile)
  • System Theory
  • Enactive Cognition

Thesis title: Understand the structure and organisation of autonomous systems through an enactive viewpoint
TAN Ee Lyn (Profile)
  • Drug use and Addiction
  • Toxicology
  • Ageing
  • Migrants

Thesis title: Environment: Examining how women are portrayed and represented in video games in the past decade
Smrithi VIJAYAKUMAR (Profile)
  • Health Communication
  • Culture and Health
  • Technology for social change
WANG Yang (Profile)
  • Social impact of new media
  • Mobile phone and family relationship
  • Social media use and identity
  • Public participation on new media platforms

Thesis title: Digital media use by Chinese study mothers: Transnational identity, virtual intimacy, and social relationships
Ma XIAOFEN (Profile)
WU Xuan (Profile)
  • New Media and Quality of Life
  • Media Effects
  • Impact of New Media and Technology on Diverse Groups
  • Personality and New Media Use
  • Social Media Use

Thesis title: Smartphone Usage: An Examination of Motivations, Parent-adolescent Relationship and Academic Performance among Adolescents in China

Current Masters Students

  Name Research Interest
Marie Angela Mendiola ORDONEZ (Profile)
  • Utilisation of New Media in Disaster Communication
  • Political Communication
Bernadette LOW (Profile)
  • Social Media
  • Online Communities
Jessica Cara NG (Profile)
  • Digital Education
  • MOOCs
  • Computer Mediated Communication (CMC)
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
  • Online Learning
Dennis ANG (Profile)
  • Game Design
  • Interactive Media Design
CHEN Qin (Profile)
  • New Media Arts (Dance)
  • Social Media Ecology
JIANG Qinghuai (Profile)
  • Intercultural communication
  • Identity studies
  • Behaviors and phenomena on the internet
Benjamin LOH Yew Hoong
Tiffany Neo
  • Visual Art and Design
  • Game Design
  • Interactive Storytelling
Joy NG Xue Qi (Profile)
  • Media Consumption Behavior
  • Digital Media Economy

Thesis title: Music Streaming Behavior and Music Piracy
Becky PHAM Thi Ngoc Bich (Profile)
  • Media and Migration
  • Human-Computer Interaction
PHAN Thanh H (Profile)
  • Multisensory Interaction
SIM Yuin Theng (Profile)
  • Games
  • Interactive Storytelling
Arlianny SAYROL (Profile)
  • Cultural Studies
  • Critical Theories
  • Hegemony
  • Power
  • State and Civil Society
  • E-democracy and Political Communications

Thesis title: Capitalised Knowledge, When Education Subjugates: A look into Singapore's 21st CC
Naomi TAN (Profile)
  • The Role of ICTs in Developing Communities and for Marginalised Groups
  • Usage of ICTs in Developing Countries
  • New Social Movements

Thesis title: The Many Helping Hands Approach to Social Development in Singapore: The Politics of Communicative Erasure
Vanessa TAN Shin Hsien (Profile)
  • Immersive Technologies
  • Video Games
  • Representation of gender and culture in video games
  • Effects of video games on creation of gender and cultural norms

Thesis title: Environment: Examining how women are portrayed and represented in video games in the past decade
YANG Tian (Profile)
  • Political communication
ZHANG Lize (Profile)
  • China's Internet companies
  • Interactions between new media, civil engagement and government
  • Political economy of communication

Thesis title: China's social media companies: living between the party-state, market forces and citizens. (A case study of SINA Weibo)