Member profile

Yuru Li

: Yuru Li

Building/room:  Linzer Straße 4 (LINZ4) 41300
Phone:  +49 421 218 676 95

E-Mail:  liyuruprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

Member in ZeMKI-Lab "Digital Communication and Information Diversity"



Yuru Li has been a PhD candidate since December 2020 in the lab “Digital Communication and Information Diversity”. She studied Journalism and Communication at the Southwest University of Political Science and Law and continued her study at the Communication University of China with a focus on Computational Communication. Her master thesis is “Emotions in Social Media: Network Identity, Expression and Communication”. She was a student research assistant in the lab of “Data Mining and Social Computing”, during this period, she published several papers and participated projects in the fields of democracy research, middle-class discourse on social media, Chinese environmental contentions, political news production, etc.


Research interests

Computational communication
Political communication
Digital media and social media
False news research
Image recognition communication
Refugee study
Discourse power
The third level of agenda setting