Dr Ping Du

Assistant Professor Ping Du
School of Education and English

Expertise summary

My expertise is in intercultural workplace communication in China, especially in the area of conflict resolution. My research is at the interface of sociolinguistics, discourse analysis and social psychology. I collect and analyse ethnographic data including audio-recordings of meetings, participant interviews, organizational documents, emails and observation notes. My monograph was titled as Intercultural Communication in the Chinese Workplace by Palgrave.

Research groups: IAPS, CRALC.

University links: KU Leuven, Belgium Durham University, UK university of Bologna, Italy.

Affiliation: I worked as a lecturer for seven years at Tsinghua University, China.

More information can be found on Dr Du's webpage.

Consultancy and Research:  Dr Du is happy to explore opportunities to undertake consultancy and research work with external organisations.

Industry credentials

I have developed and delivered eight CPD training programmes or workshops for business executives and higher education staff in the UK and China.


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