MAXQDA Professional Trainer:
Xu Shaoxiong

Language(s)Chinese (Mandarin), English
LocationHong Kong
RadiusHong Kong


  • Starter Workshops
  • Method Workshops
Methodological Expertise

Content analysis

Consulting Services

Consulting for research groups in English applied linguistics


I'm a Ph.D. candidate in Applied Linguistics and Professional Communication. I've been using MAXQDA over the past five years and have published four research articles drawing on data analyzed with MAXQDA.

Relevant Publications

Xu, S. & Hu, G. (2021). A cross-disciplinary and severity-based analysis of reasons for retraction. Accountability in Research.

Xu, S., & Hu, G. (2021). Retraction notices as a high-stakes academic genre: A move analysis. In K. Lin, I.N. Mwinlaaru, & D. Tay (Eds.), Approaches to specialized genres. Routledge.

Hu, G. & Xu, S. (2020). Agency and responsibility: A linguistic analysis of culpable acts in retraction notices. Lingua, 247, 102954.

Xu, S., & Hu, G. (2018). Retraction notices: Who authored them? Publications, 6(1), 1–18.


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