Ada’s research topic is the creative industries in which Australia is playing a leading role through the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation, of which CCAT is a partner. She will be working with CCAT Principal Researcher, Lucy Montgomery, in the New Models of Publishing program, investigating different approaches to Open Access publishing and distribution.
Formerly a deputy marketing manager and a senior copywriter, Ada graduated from the School of Journalism and Communication, Wuhan University, China, in July 2004. Upon graduating she took up a teaching position at Fujian University of Technology, focusing on the Media Management, Integrated Communication and User Generated Content.
CCAT’s research collaboration will continue with Ada when she returns to China in late 2015.