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Paul Cheung

Assistant Professor

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Dr Paul Cheungs research is concerned with the ways in which language is used in public policy and in science. He has previously served on the Academic Board, the School Management Team and as Director of the Applied English programme.

Research interests

Business, organisational, professional and public communication

Discourse Analysis

Medical Humanities



Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Linguistics (formerly Department of English) - 2013 to Present

Senior Research Officer, NPS Better Choices Better Health - 2011 to 2012

Senior Research Officer, Australian Bureau of Statistics - 2010 to 2011

Educational and Research Consultant, Independent Consultancy - 2007 to 2013

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Sydney - 2007 to 2010

Program Manager, Macquarie University - 2007 to 2010

Senior Research Associate, City University of Hong Kong - 2000 to 2003

Visiting Lecturer and Assistant Director, South China Construction University - 1999 to 2000


COM001 Introduction to Communication

COM105 Introduction to Journalism

COM208 Investigative Journalism

COM304 Portrayal of China in Western Media

LNG203 Language and Society

LNG302 Interpersonal Communication in the Workplace

LNG405 Principles of Course and Materials Design

LNG406 Research Methods

Awards and honours

2007 Honorary Associate, Department of Linguistics, Macquarie University 2007 to 2013

2003 Research Award of Areas and Centres of Excellence, Macquarie University, Sydney, 2003-2005

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D. (Linguistics), Macquarie University, Sydney - 2006

M.App.Ling. , Macquarie University, Sydney - 1999

B.Sc. (Psych) (Hons) , UNSW, Sydney - 1995

Person Types

  • Staff


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