This workshop is a pilot programme jointly presented by The University of Hong Kong’s School of Public Health of HKUMed and Journalism and Media Studies Centre as part of an initiative to enable journalists to develop greater insight related to public health and science. The upcoming kick-off session will address the basics of infectious diseases, which is highly relevant for COVID-19 and other infectious disease outbreaks.
The workshop will be held via Zoom, with a Q&A session with reporters after short presentations by experts at HKU. We welcome members of the public to join us on YouTube. You can watch it live on March 31st; the video of the entire workshop will also be uploaded afterwards.
Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm (Hong Kong time, GMT+8)
Date: Tuesday, 31 March 2020
Note: Invitations for the workshop have been sent to media outlets based in Hong Kong, For other journalists who are interested in attending, please send an email to email@example.com.
Professor Keith Richburg, Director, Journalism and Media Studies Centre
Format and Q&A rules
Thomas Abraham, Adjunct Associate Professor, Journalism and Media Studies Centre
Professor Keiji Fukuda, Director and Clinical Professor, School of Public Health
10-15 mins per speaker followed by 10-15 mins Q&A
Q&A with all speakers moderated by Thomas Abraham
For inquiries, please contact JMSC Coms at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Image courtesy of LKS Faculty of Medicine, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (K.Tsia, K.Lee and Q.Lai), and Electron Microscopy Unit, The University of Hong Kong