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Ms Guo Yanan

MPhil student

angelguo@connect.hku.hk


Biography

Yanan is a full-time MPhil student at HKU Sociology. She received her bachelor’s degree in sociology, translation and media studies from HKU, and has worked as a journalist and media analyst in the tech industry in Hong Kong and Beijing. Her primary research interests include social interaction, professional ethics, and the intersection between technology and interpersonal relationships.

Her current research examines the sociality and interactions among internet entrepreneurs in contemporary China.

Education

BSocSc (Sociology, Translation and Journalism & Media Studies)
The University of Hong Kong

Research interests

Media
Technology
Social interaction
Professionalism
Entrepreneurship
Social relations
Cultural sociology

Honours and recognitions

Swire Scholarship 2017-2018 – Swire Institute & HKU (June, 2017)

中國田野調查基金 2017 – Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Sun Yat-sen University, China, (June, 2017)