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XU Xiaoge

  • PhD
  • Associate Professor
  • University of Nottingham Ningbo China Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • 17PublicationsNumber of items in XU's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 37Followers

Recent publications

  • Exploring between two worlds: China’s journalism education

    • Hao X
  • The image-making news flow between China and the United States

    • Xu X

Professional experience

Associate Professor

the University of Nottingham,Ningbo,China

August 2012 - Present

Assistant Professor

Nanyang Technological University

July 2004 - August 2012(8 years)


Nanyang Technological University

September 2000 - June 2004(4 years)


PhD in Communication Studies

Nanyang Technological University

July 1997 - June 2004(7 years)

MS in Mass Communication

Kansas State University

June 1993 - July 1994(a year)

BA in International Journalism

China School of Journalism

September 1987 - July 1989(2 years)

BA in English

Hangzhou University

September 1978 - July 1982(4 years)


Dr. Xiaoge Xu is associate professor in digital media and communication at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China. His expertise lies largely in digital and mobile studies. Most of his recent publications focus on digital and mobile experience, use of social media, and social, political and economic implications of mobile media and communication. His earlier research efforts have generated academic publications largely on national images and branding, Asian values in journalism, online journalism, and comparative studies of journalism differences. His ongoing research projects include the following: (a) integrated, interactive and immersive content and services, (b) comparative studies of mobile experience, (c) mobile users and usability, (d) interdisciplinary mobile studies, (e) mobile multimedia prosumers, and (h) mobile branding. Specific topics of his planned research projects include the following: (a) memory, experience and social media, (b) comparing digital economies in UK and China; (c) mobile experience: a comparative study of UK and China, (d) comparative studies of mobile instant messengers, and (e) digital and creative cultures in the global context. Besides academic research and education, he has also been active in offering media consultancy and training services to the media industry. He is the founder of Mobile Studies, a global institute of mobile media and communication research, where he also serves as editor-in-chief of mobile studies series and mobile books. He also serves as the editor-in-chief of Advances in Wireless Technology and Telecommunications (AWTT) Book Series of IGI Global. Born and bred in China, he obtained his first BA in English and second BA in International Journalism in China. During his employment at Xinhua News Agency, he obtained his MS in Mass Communication in USA. And he obtained his PhD in communication studies in Singapore. Having worked as a university educator and researcher in Beijing, Hong Kong and Singapore, he has accumulated some experience and expertise in collaborating with researchers from different universities and backgrounds. As a member of international research team on foreign TV news around the world, he cooperated with his international team members from 17 countries. The results of that project have been presented at various international conferences and workshops. And the results have also been published in a book and a number of journal articles. Another international project was on mobile news among mobile youth, in which he teamed up with professors from different countries. The project has led to conference papers and journal articles. Currently, he is working on another international project on interdisciplinary approach to mobile studies, focusing on social, political and economic implications of mobile media and communications in collaboration with professors and researchers from US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and Hong Kong. Further information about his research interests and activities is available at or


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