ICS in the Media

Latest media appearances

  • The Canberra Times (opens in a new window), 7 News (opens in a new window), Daily Mail Online (UK) (opens in a new window)and over 120 other outlets publish commentary by Emeritus Professor David on the negative effect on Australian sports fans of not being able to watch live sports during the COVID-19 crisis (syndication includes Illawarra Mercury, Hawkesbury Gazette, Liverpool City Champion, Campbelltown Macarthur Advertiser). 27 March.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article by PhD candidate Vanessa Whittington on lessons from the Great Depression: how to prevent evictions in the economic crisis caused by COVID-19 (republished by The Mandarin, Daily Bulletin, Viw Magazine Australia, The Middle East North Africa Financial Network). 26 March.
  • Fox Sports (opens in a new window)features comment by Emeritus Professor David Rowe, on the private ownership of sports clubs being unsustainable. 25 March.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article co-authored by Dr Emma Power on why housing evictions must be suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic (republished by Herald Globe, Australian Business, Tajikstan News, ChinaNews, Manila Metro News, Japan Herald, Big News Network, Architecture and Design). 23 March.
  • 936 ABC Hobart interviews young Hobart representative, Chloe Power, about the recent Antarctic Cities Youth Expedition, led by Professor Juan Francisco Salazar. 20 March.
  • Which-50 (opens in a new window)interviews Dr Joanne Orlando on data privacy and the collection of personal information. 16 March.
  • 3AW Radio (opens in a new window)interviews Associate Professor George Morgan on the financial vulnerability of casual workers who don’t have sick leave entitlements if they are unable to work due to Coronavirus (syndicated nationally including to 2UE, 981 2NM, 2GB, 2CC Talking Canberra, 6PR 882 News Talk, Radio 2ST Coast, Radio 2ST Highlands, 7XS West Coast Radio Tasmania, 4BC 1116 News Talk, 4BU classic hits, Radio 2ST Coast). 12 March.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window) publishes an article by Associate Professor George Morgan on the impact of COVID-19  on casual and gig economy workers who face loss of income and precariousness (syndicated to The Age, WAtoday, Brisbane Times). 11 March.
  • ABC 24 News Afternoons interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the implications Coronavirus could have on the Tokyo Olympics and other large sporting events (syndicated to ABC 1 Perth). 10 March.
  • Western Sydney Business Access reports on recent research by the Reconfiguring the Enterprise: Shifting Manufacturing Culture in Australia ARC project on a just and sustainable manufacturing culture in Australia with quotes from Professor Katherine Gibson. 9 March.
  • Domain (opens in a new window)(syndicated to AllHomes) reports on a US study showing that women have less property price growth than men. Dr Emma Power, Institute for Culture and Society, comments on women’s reasons to buy and sell, and housing inequality issues. 5 March.
  • 2SER radio (opens in a new window)interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on 'One global village: the impact and influence of sports'. 3 March.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis appeared on ABC 24 The Drum as part of a panel discussion on current events (syndicated nationally including to ABC Canberra, ABC 1 Darwin, ABC 1 Brisbane, ABC 1 Adelaide, ABC Hobart and ABC 1 Perth, and on ABC NewsRadio). 3 March.
  • Channel 7 Sunrise (syndicated nationally) interviews Dr Joanne Orlando on the consequences of Instagram ‘sharenting’ – the overuse of social media by parents to share content based on their children’s lives. 3 March.
  • ABC News (opens in a new window)reports on tree loss and increasing heat in the suburbs. Associate Professor Abby Mellick Lopes comments (republished by MSN Australia). 2 March. Segments of this interview are quoted in a Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated to Maitland Mercury) Letter to the Editor by Jan Davis, Maitland Greens. 6 March.
  • ABC Radio National (syndicated nationally) interviews Will Trewellyn, Cultural Research Associate, about his work on a research project with the University of Western Australia and Associate Professor Karen Soldatic looking into the social and emotional well-being and mental health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQ young people. 28 February.
  • The New York Times (opens in a new window)interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on state involvement in Australians’ everyday lives and the influence of Britain (syndicated to VIP Portal News (USA), The News Buzz (USA) and Satoshi Nakamoto Blog (China). 27 February.
  • ABC Radio National Life Matters (opens in a new window) and 2SER radio (opens in a new window)interview Chloe Power, the young leader from Hobart, about the Antarctic Cities Youth Expedition and the plans for the project to develop an Antarctic Youth Coalition. 26 and 29 February.
  • 720 ABC Perth interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the implications of Coronavirus for the upcoming Olympic Games (syndicated to ABC Mid West and Wheatbelt, ABC South West WA, ABC Goldfields, ABC Great Southern WA, ABC Esperance, ABC Kimberley, ABC North West WA). 26 February.
  • 702 ABC Sydney, ABC Goldfields and 936 ABC Hobart interview Dr Tanya Notley on her research into where children source their news from, how it affects them and how to help them determine which news is truthful (syndicated to ABC Northern Tasmania, ABC Esperance). 26 February.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article co-authored by Dr Tanya Notley on how to help children think critically about the news, including fake information on COVID-19 (republished by Hashtag Australia, Modern Australian, Viw Magazine Australia, Japan Herald, Beijing News, Big News Network, Daily Bulletin, Australian Business, Child Mags, Shesociety, Essential Kids, The New Zealand Herald). 25 February - 2 March.
  • Sunday Mail Adelaide interviews Associate Professor Philippa Collin on her research into the changing nature of activism and the role of digital media. 23 February.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Professor James Arvanitakis on American politics: ‘Can the Democrats win?’ 22 February.
  • Chilean coverage of the Antarctic Cities Youth Expedition led by Professor Juan Francisco Salazar includes The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (opens in a new window), Ovejero Noticias (opens in a new window), Grafelbergnoticias (opens in a new window), Aqua (opens in a new window), La Prensa Austral (opens in a new window), Radio Magallanes (opens in a new window), El Pinguino (opens in a new window), Radio Festival (opens in a new window), Ciencia en Chile (opens in a new window), Diario TV (opens in a new window), Radio Polar (opens in a new window), Patagonia D (opens in a new window), EPA News (opens in a new window), Diario Sustentable (opens in a new window), and broadcast coverage by TVN Red Austral (opens in a new window)(at 2:52), ITV Patagonia (opens in a new window), El Pingüino TV (opens in a new window)(at 9:04), Redes Sociales Intendencia Región de Magallanes y Antártica Chilena (opens in a new window). 21-25 February. 1233 ABC Newcastle interviews Chloe Power, the young leader from Hobart, about the expedition and the plans for the project to develop an Antarctic Youth Coalition. 25 February.
  • 105.7 ABC Darwin interviews Dr Emma Power responding to a legislative change passed earlier in the week to make it easier for renters to keep pets. She discusses her research into renters with pets, and the importance of allowing renters to own pets and make a home. 21 February.
  • Japanese media Gunosy (opens in a new window)(also Au one, Gigazine, Livedoor News) reports on research by Dr Tanya Notley on the representation and inclusion of young people in the news media. 15 February.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) publishes an article by PhD candidate Lisa Portolan on the effect of imagination in dating app users (republished by Australian Business, Viw Magazine Australia, Modern Australian, Hashtag Australia, Non Perele (USA), Australian Business, Viw Magazine Australia, Modern Australian, Hashtag Australia, Non Perele (USA), The New Zealand Herald, Lifehacker Australia, Daily Bulletin, NewsPronto.com, Tajikistan News.Net, Neos Kosmos, Open Forum, The Age, WAtoday, Brisbane Times, The Sydney Morning Herald, OverSixty, THEJJREPORT (USA), Big News Network (United Arab Emirates), tagg). Lisa is interviewed by 2SER Radio (opens in a new window)about the role of imagination in love and on dating apps. 12-14 February.
  • 2SER Radio (opens in a new window)and SBS Spanish Radio (opens in a new window)interview Professor Juan Francisco Salazar, Institute for Culture and Society and School of Humanities and Communication Arts, on the Antarctic Cities Youth Expedition and current challenges faced by Antarctica, including warming of the continent. 8-9 February.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window) publishes an article co-authored by Professor James Arvanitakis on the challenge of free speech within universities. 8 February.
  • Nine interviews PhD candidate Lisa Portolan as she discusses a surge in the use of dating apps in the lead-up to Valentines Day and gives dating advice (broadcast on Nine Sydney, Canberra, Riverina, Central West, Illawarra, Western Victoria, Gippsland, Central Victoria, Albury/Wodonga, Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour, Newcastle, Tamworth, Lismore, Gosford, Melbourne, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Cairns, Brisbane, Wide Bay, Central Queensland, Townsville, Mackay, Toowoomba, Darwin, Perth, Imparja Bull). 8 February.
  • Channel 7 Sunrise (syndicated nationally) and Sky News Australia interview Dr Joanne Orlando on children’s screen time and associated risks. A snippet of Dr Orlando speaking on the implications of parents banning screen time is broadcast on 96FM (also 97.3FM, 4KQ 693) and published on Ntnews and Geelong Advertiser online. Dr Orlando is interviewed by The Daily Telegraph on the use of hashtags by online predators and the consideration parents should make before posting photos of their children to online (also republished nationally and internationally by News.com.au, Herald Sun, Cairns Post, The Gold Coast Bulletin, The Courier-Mail, The Mercury, Weekly Times Now, Ntnews, Geelong Advertiser, The Advertiser, The New Zealand Herald and others) in lights of parents making money through Instagram accounts for their children. 7 February.
  • 666 ABC Canberra (syndicated nationally) interviews Adjunct Professor Eric Sidoti on people’s diminishing trust in government as he participated in a public hearing in Canberra as part of the Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs’ investigation into this issue. 7 February.
  • The Christian Science Monitor (opens in a new window)(republished by California Epeak) quotes Dr Jessica Weir on Aboriginal cultural burning practices. 7 February.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle (syndicated to ABC Upper Hunter) interviews Professor Paul James, discussing the obligations politicians have to the country. 6 February.
  • The Guardian (opens in a new window)(republished by MSN Australia, Yahoo! News UK and Yahoo! News India) reports on conflicts of interest involving donations to the Liberal Party and quotes a segment of The Conversation article by PhD candidate Marina Khan and Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson on risks of visa privatisation. 6 February.
  • 2CC Talking Canberra (also 900 2LM, 2BS 95.1 FM, 2GB Radio, 4BC 1116 News Talk, 990 AM 4RO, 981 2NM, 4MK 1026 AM, 3AW 693 News Talk) quote a statistic by Dr Joanne Orlando on frequency of phone use in a story about people using checking their phones in cinemas. 6 February.
  • Further coverage of Emeritus Professor David Rowe commenting on new guidelines restricting political protests at the Olympic Games with an interview on RTR FM (opens in a new window). 5 February.
  • The Fifth Estate (opens in a new window)publishes an article co-authored by Professor Katherine Gibson, Dr Stephen Healy and Dr Joanne McNeill on their research into a just and sustainable manufacturing culture in Australia. 4 February.
  • The Examiner (opens in a new window)(and in print) reports on the Antarctic Cities Youth Expedition, with quotes from Professor Juan Francisco Salazar. As part of the Institute’s ARC project with national and international partners, the expedition will see 5 young representatives from the Antarctic gateway cities of Hobart, Christchurch, Cape Town, Punta Arenas and Ushuaia travel to Antarctica for 7 nights where they will work towards developing an Antarctic Youth Coalition to care for the region’s future. Further coverage in La Prensa Austral (opens in a new window)(Chile). 3-4 February.
  • ABC Radio Sydney Focus and RTR FM (opens in a new window)interview Associate Professor Abby Mellick Lopes on the social effects of extreme heat and strategies for coping. 3-4 February.
  • ArtsHub interviews Professor James Arvanitakis about perceptions and realities of having a career in the arts. 3 February.
  • ABC News Radio interviews Dr Emma Power on keeping cool in extreme heat without air conditioning, based on the Cooling the Commons Research. 31 January.
  • 702 ABC Sydney interviews Associate Professor Abby Mellick Lopes on the effects of extreme heat on Sydney residents and tips for keeping cool without air conditioning, based on the Institute for Culture and Society’s Cooling the Commons research (syndicated to ABC Central Coast NSW). 29 January.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Dr Emma Power, Associate Professor Abby Mellick Lopes and Associate Professor Louise Crabtree on how to prepare for, and cope with, extreme heat without air conditioning (republished by Herald Globe, Hashtag Australia, Daily Bulletin, Viw Magazine Australia, Australian Business, Japan Herald, Manila Metro News, Big News Network, OverSixty). The article is based on the Cooling the Commons research. 29 January.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated to Brisbane Times, WAtoday, The Age, The Sun-Herald) mentions research by Western Sydney University (Institute for Culture and Society) and the Young and Well Co-operative Research Centre on conflicts between faith and sexual identity. 26 January.
  • National Tribune (opens in a new window), Mirage News (opens in a new window) and IT Wire (opens in a new window)report that the University has received an ARC Linkage grant investigating how future Artificial Intelligence developments and policy can ensure economic, social and cultural inclusion for Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds who are living with disabilities. The story quotes researcher Associate Professor Karen Soldatic. 24 January.
  • ABC News interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on St George's Day in England and St Patrick’s Day in Ireland, for the article ‘It's not just Australia Day — national holidays are “almost always political”’ (opens in a new window). 24 January.
  • The Daily Observer (opens in a new window)(Bangladesh) reports that PhD candidate Sajal Roy has had a new book published titled Climate Change Impacts on Gender Relations in Bangladesh. 24 January.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article co-authored by Dr Malini Sur on smoke pollution and the failure of local, national and international laws and policy to deal with bushfire smoke and climate change (republished by The New Zealand Herald, PreventionWeb (UN knowledge platform for disaster risk reduction), LifeHacker). 24 January.
  • 702 ABC Sydney Afternoons (syndicated to 702 ABC Sydney and ABC Central Coast NSW) and CapeTalk (opens in a new window)(South Africa) interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the history of protests by athletes and the new guidelines restricting protests at the Olympic Games . 23 January.
  • 720 ABC Radio Perth (syndicated nationally) interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on new guidelines restricting athlete protests at the Olympic Games. 23 January.
  • John Menadue (opens in a new window)notes Associate Professor Louise Crabtree in a ‘Monthly digest on housing affordability and homelessness’. 23 January.
  • Manufacturers’ Monthly (opens in a new window), Australian Manufacturing (opens in a new window), AuManufacturing (opens in a new window), The National Tribune (opens in a new window), Mirage News (opens in a new window)and Food Processing (opens in a new window)publish research from the Institute for Culture and Society’s ARC project on the future of manufacturing in Australia with case studies of NSW manufacturers who are championing a just and sustainable approach, quoting Professor Katherine Gibson. The 2SM radio network interviews Professor Gibson on the findings (broadcast across the network to 36 stations). 22-23 January.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle interviews Professor Paul James on current political issues. 22 January.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window)(syndicated to Brisbane Times, WAtoday.com.au, The Age, MSN – Australia) reports on the Lunar New Year. Dr Xiang (Tony) Ren comments. 22 January.
  • 2SER Radio (opens in a new window)interviews Dr Jessica Weir, Institute for Culture and Society, and The Conversation co-author Vanessa Cavanagh, on the grief experienced by Aboriginal people in the bushfire crisis and how a ‘one size fits all’ recovery approach is ill-suited for Indigenous populations. 21 January.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Professor James Arvanitakis on this week’s controversies and chaos in American politics, and why Trump keeps his supporter base. 18 January.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the history of protests at the Olympic Games and new guidelines developed by the International Olympic Committee regarding athlete protests. 17 January. Republished by The Canberra Times (and in print), ForeignAffairs.co.nz, Hashtag Australia, Daily Bulletin, Viw Magazine Australia, Modern Australian, Australian Business, The Middle East North Africa Financial Network, Sight Magazine, PSNews.
  • New Matilda (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Associate Professor George Morgan on Australian voters’ attitudes to Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s bushfire response and how politics should respond to the current environmental crisis. 16 January.
  • Albany Advertiser (online and in print) discusses research by Dr Jessica Weir on cultural burning practices in southern WA (republished by The West Australia). 16 January.
  • PhD candidate Helen Barcham, in her role for the Office of Vice-Chancellor, is quoted in Liverpool Leader on the benefits of the proposed Australian Centre of Excellence in food innovation, which will be part of the Western Sydney Aerotropolis. 15 January.
  • Policy Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Leslie Schultz, Dr Jessica Weir and Helen Langley on 'Living with fire demands: a long-term perspective' and the importance of learning from Indigenous people, who have always had long-term interests at heard when looking after the landscape. 14 January.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)(and in French (opens in a new window))publishes an article co-authored by Dr Jessica Weir with Bhiamie Williamson and Vanessa Cavanagh on the experiences of Aboriginal peoples in the bushfire crisis, the importance of understanding the unique grief Aboriginal peoples experience and how this understanding is essential for putting in place effective strategies to support communities’ recovery (republished by OverSixty, The New Daily, Australian Business, Viw Magazine Australia, Wairarapa Times-Age (print), Indianz.com (USA)). 10 January.
  • 2SM Radio interviews Dr Malini Sur on the implications of India’s new Citizenship Amendment Act and the resulting protests (broadcast across the network to 2BS 95.1 FM, 2PM Radio 531, 2GF Radio, 4GY, 2HC, 2HD 1143AM, 900 2LM, 2BH 567AM, Radio 97, Radio 2EL 1089AM, 2LF, 2PK 1404 AM, 4WK 963AM, 2NZ 1188, 900 2LM, PM Radio 531, 2PK 1404 AM, 2TM Tamworth 1287AM, 4GY, 2HD 1143AM, 2RE Radio, 2BH 567AM, 4WK 963AM, 2VM "Feeling Good" 1530AM, 2HC, 2LF, 2NZ 1188). 9 January.
  • ABC Radio interviews Dr Joanne Orlando on the amount of time Australians spend on their phones and how it affects quality of life, and data sharing (ABC North Queensland, 1233 ABC Newcastle, ABC Goulburn Murray, 774 ABC Melbourne, ABC Illawarra, ABC Central Coast, ABC Mid West and Wheatbelt, ABC South West Victoria, ABC Central Victoria, ABC Western Queensland, ABC Great Southern WA, 666 ABC Canberra, ABC West Victoria, ABC North Coast NSW, 612 ABC Brisbane, ABC Sunshine Coast, ABC Far North Queensland, ABC South East NSW, ABC New England North West, ABC North West WA, 702 ABC Sydney, ABC Shepparton FM, ABC Central West NSW, ABC Gippsland, ABC South West WA, ABC North West Queensland, ABC Coffs Coast, ABC Wide Bay, ABC Riverina, ABC North and West SA). 9 January.
  • Comment by Dr Malini Sur on the implications of India’s new Citizenship Amendment Act is published in The National Tribune (opens in a new window), Mirage News (opens in a new window). Dr Sur is interviewed by 2SM Radio on the topic. 8 January.
  • The Globe Post publishes an article by Dr Malini Sur and Rakesh Kumar: 'India’s Citizenship Act: Has PM Modi Bitten Off More than He Can Chew?' (opens in a new window). 2 January.