ICS in the Media

Latest media appearances

For a collection of expert commentary related to COVID-19, see ICS Response to COVID-19.

  • SBS (opens in a new window)interviews Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson on the Australian immigration system and how its current structure affects people's experiences of applying for permanent residency (republished by Inter News Cast (USA)). 2 July. Associate Professor Robertson features as an expert on SBS' four-part documentary Who Gets to Stay in Australia? - first episode aired on 1 July and available On Demand (opens in a new window).
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Emeritus Professor David Rowe analysing the pros and cons of Australasia winning the right to host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. 27 June.
  • ABC 24 Weekend Breakfast (syndicated nationally on broadcast and published on MSN Australia (opens in a new window) interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on American and Australian politics. Open Forum (opens in a new window) publishes an article by Professor Arvanitakis on the latest developments in American politics and what they may mean for the election. 27 June.
  • Further coverage of research by Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson with Settlement Services International, on the experiences of refugees as they settle into Australia, with Associate Professor Robertson being interviewed by 702 ABC Sydney (syndicated across NSW). 27 June.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window)(and in print) (syndicated to The Age, Brisbane Times, WAToday) publishes comment by Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the value of outdoor activity such as tennis in an article on the impact of COVID-19 on the sport. 26 June.
  • 2SM Radio interviews Professor Deborah Stevenson on arts policy and current challenges faced by the arts sector (broadcast across the network). 25 June.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) publishes an article co-authored by Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson on new research released today with Settlement Services International highlighting the importance of simple, everyday encounters and experiences for newly arrived refugees to feel welcome in Australia, and showing that refugees’ strong social bonds with family and community do not prevent them from developing connections with the broader Australian community (republished by Hashtag Australia, Daily Bulletin). 18 June. The research is reported on by Mirage News (opens in a new window), National Tribune (opens in a new window), AccomNews (opens in a new window), Medianet (opens in a new window). ABC News interviews Associate Professor Robertson on the research. 20 June.
  • 3AW 693 Drive (opens in a new window)interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the history of protests at the Olympic Games and the current rules around making political statements. 15 June.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Professor James Arvanitakis on the history of slavery in the USA, the death of George Floyd and current protests. 13 June.
  • Body+Soul (opens in a new window)interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on why adults enjoy watching teen genre television shows. 11 June.
  • 2SM Radio (syndicated across the network) broadcasts comment by Dr Tanya Notley on the importance of media literacy in everyday life. Dr Notley is the Australian lead of a new international research partnership with the National Association for Media Literacy Education (USA) to assess the current state of media literacy education in Australia and the United States. 11 June. Also coverage in Campus Review (opens in a new window), Get Stem (opens in a new window)and Targeted News Service (USA).
  • SBS News (opens in a new window)publishes comment by Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson on how attitudes towards migrants can be affected by an environment of economic uncertainty. 11 June.
  • Further coverage, by 936 ABC Hobart and ABC Northern Tasmania, of a new ARC Linkage Grant to investigate the benefits of housing cooperatives, led by Associate Professor Louise Crabtree. A representative of the Co-housing Co-op in South Hobart, is interviewed. 10 June.
  • SBS broadcasts comment by Distinguished Professor Ien Ang on the early history of SBS. 10 June.
  • ABC Life (opens in a new window) features comment by Dr Sukhmani Khorana on why many people use cultural practices to reconnect to cultural heritage during a crisis like COVID-19. 9 June.
  • SBS (opens in a new window), TVTonight (opens in a new window), TV Blackbox (opens in a new window), OutInPerth (opens in a new window), report that new SBS documentary Who Gets To Stay in Australia? will run through July and that the series features Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson as one of the experts providing insight into the immigration process. 9 June.
  • ABC 24 Weekend Breakfast (syndicated nationally) interviews Professor James Arvanitakis discussing the latest news including the US unemployment rate falling and The Hills Shire Council refusing to give Acknowledgement of Country. 6 June.
  • ABC 24 The Drum (opens in a new window)(syndicated nationally) hosted Professor James Arvanitakis on a panel discussing current events including university funding challenges as a result of COVID-19. 4 June.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle (syndicated to ABC Upper Hunter) interviews Professor Paul James on current protests in the USA including the media coverage we see in Australia and US President Donald Trump's approach to dealing with the situation. 3 June.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Karen Weiss, PhD candidate, and Associate Professor Abby Mellick Lopes (UTS) on how the design of our tableware (cups, bowls, plates, cutlery and containers) affects the way we experience food. The article refers to research by Professor Gay Hawkins on how lightweight, plastic water bottles are designed to reinforce the habit of 'constant sipping' on the go. Republished by Daily Bulletin, Big News Network (United Arab Emirates), ChildMags (opens in a new window). 3 June.
  • The Educator Australia (opens in a new window), Education HQ (opens in a new window), Open Forum (opens in a new window), Phys.org (opens in a new window)(USA) cover a new report from the Advancing the Media Literacy of Young Australians project which found the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of teaching students the difference between real and fake or misleading news. The project is a collaboration between QUT’s Digital Media Research Centre and Western Sydney University’s Institute for Culture and Society. Co-author Dr Tanya Notley comments. 29 May.
  • Croakey (opens in a new window)and ZFM (Germany) publish an article by Dr Zoë Sofoulis, Adjunct Fellow, Institute for Culture and Society, on the effects on single people of social isolation during COVID-19 lockdowns and the need for an approach that recognises the importance of, and allows, connections between social units rather than 'households'. 29 and 7 May.
  • 702 ABC Sydney (opens in a new window)(at 2:31:40) interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on his experiences living in Wyoming and travelling within the USA, American politics and approaches to COVID-19. 25 May.
  • ABC 24 Weekend Breakfast (syndicated nationally) interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on American politics including US President Donald Trump encouraging places of worship to open, controversial comments by Joe Biden and implications of postal votes. 24 May.
  • 2SM radio (syndicated nationally) interviews Associate Professor Louise Crabtree on a new ARC Linkage grant which will investigate the value of housing cooperatives as an affordable, accessible and socially beneficial solution to Australia’s growing housing crisis. 23 May. Further coverage of the project in National Tribune (opens in a new window)and Mirage News (opens in a new window). 29 May.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle interviews Professor Paul James on male politicians and different countries' approaches to handling COVID-19. 22 May.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article co-authored by PhD candidate Dan Musil, Professor Katherine Gibson and Dr Stephen Healy on the history and benefits of worker-owned cooperatives and what Nintendo’s video game Tonight we Riot misses about worker liberation (republished by The National Interest (opens in a new window)(USA), Foreign Affairs New Zealand, Daily Bulletin). 21 May.
  • Mirage News (opens in a new window)and National Tribune (opens in a new window)mention a new ARC Linkage grant, Advancing Digital Inclusion in Low Income Australian Families, led by QUT with Dr Tanya Notley as a Chief Investigator. 21 May.
  • CodeList (opens in a new window)republishes quotes by Dr Joanne Orlando, School of Education and Institute for Culture and Society, from a 2019 The Guardian article on parents sharing content about their children online. 19 May.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Professor James Arvanitakis, Institute for Culture and Society, on the impact of COVID-19 on voting in the US election. 16 May.
  • The Guardian (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Associate Professor Alana Lentin on COVID-19's effect on people from ethnic minorities and the role of racial inequality in the pandemic (republished by Yahoo! News UK, MSN News UK, New Zimbabwe). 12 May.
  • Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation quotes Dr Joanne Orlando on parents using technology as a bargaining tool to manage children's behaviour. 12 May.
  • 2SER radio (opens in a new window) and The Wire interview Associate Professor Karen Soldatic on the Senate inquiry into Newstart, the COVID-19 Supplement and the future of the JobSeeker Payment, and why it is important for people with disabilities to receive support through the Disability Support Pension. 6-7 May.
  • 702 ABC Sydney Afternoons interviews Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson on migration policy including economic consequences and impacts post-COVID-19 (syndicated to ABC Central Coast NSW). 702 ABC Sydney Focus interviews Associate Professor Robertson on the impacts of COVID-19 on international students and how government and universities are responding (syndicated to ABC Central Coast NSW, ABC Capricornia). 5-6 May.
  • 702 ABC Sydney Drive interviews Dr Joanne Orlando on how workplace practices might change as COVID-19 restrictions ease, and in the future (syndicated to ABC Central Coast NSW). 6 May.
  • Comment from a 2019 The Conversation (opens in a new window)article by Professor James Arvanitakis on the lack of diversity in the arts sector is referenced in Overland (opens in a new window). 6 May.
  • 702 ABC Sydney Evenings interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on the teenage movie genre and why it is popular even among adults (syndicated to 1233 ABC Newcastle, ABC Central West NSW, ABC Coffs Coast, ABC New England North West, ABC Western Plains, ABC North Coast NSW, ABC Mid North Coast NSW, ABC Upper Hunter, ABC Central Coast, ABC South East NSW, 666 ABC Canberra, ABC Illawarra, ABC Riverina). 5 May. Further coverage with ABC Life (opens in a new window).
  • The New York Times (opens in a new window) interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on Sydney during a time of stay at home orders and the value of moments outdoors (republished by by MSN Canada; MSN USA, NEWSRUST, Inter News Cast and DNYUZ (USA); Teles Relay (Central African Republic); Money Control (India); Bon Bon Lifestyle (Hong Kong); BDNews24 (Bangladesh). 4 May.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window) publishes an article by Professor James Arvanitakis on the impact of social media and 'fake news' on American election results. 2 May.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Dr Zelmarie Cantillon on creative responses to the COVID-19 crisis as expressions of cultural justice, and the importance of arts and culture to the economy, society and people's wellbeing. 1 May.
  • ABC News (opens in a new window)publishes comments by Dr Joanne Orlando on what comprises quality screen time for children (republished by MSN Australia). 1 May.
  • Channel 7 Sunrise interviews Dr Joanne Orlando on children's screen time during COVID-19. ABC Radio Newcastle (opens in a new window)interviews Dr Orlando on tips for avoiding digital hoax requests. The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Dr Orlando on children's voices being missing from the debate around schools reopening (republished by The Age, Brisbane Times, WA Today). 29-30 April.
  • ABC Radio National Life Matters (opens in a new window)interviews PhD candidate Lisa Portolan on the impact of COVID-19 on online dating. 29 April.
  • ABC Gippsland interviews PhD candidate Dan Musil, and secretary of Earthworker Cooperative in Victoria, on the future of manufacturing in Australia and the impacts of COVID-19, including the recent research by Professor Katherine Gibson and Dr Stephen Healy on a just and sustainable manufacturing culture in Australia. 27 April.
  • ABC 24 Weekend Breakfast interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on the state of American politics during COVID-19 and the upcoming election (syndicated to ABC 1 Sydney, ABC Canberra, ABC Hobart, ABC 1 Brisbane, ABC 1 Melbourne, ABC 1 Perth, ABC 1 Darwin, ABC 1 Adelaide). 25 April.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article by PhD candidate Vanicka Arora on how five years on from the earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal, heritage-led recovery is uniting community (republished by Daily Bulletin, Viw Magazine Australia, NewsPronto, Modern Australian, Dehai News (USA), The Wire (India)). 24 April.
  • 612 ABC Brisbane interviews PhD candidate Lisa Portolan on tips for using dating apps and their role during COVID-19 (syndicated to ABC North Queensland, ABC Sunshine Coast, ABC Capricornia, ABC Western Queensland, ABC Tropical North, ABC Far North Queensland, ABC Wide Bay, 91.7 ABC Coast FM, ABC North West Queensland, ABC Southern Queensland, ABC Western Queensland ABC North Queensland). 23 April.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Professor James Arvanitkais on understanding populism in American politics during COVID-19. 18 April
  • ABC 24 and 612 ABC Brisbane (syndicated nationally) interviews Dr Joanne Orlando on ways to make the best of kids’ increased screen time during Coronavirus. The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Dr Orlando on this topic (republished by The Canberra Times, The Examiner (print), Daily Bulletin, Hashtag Australia, Viw Magazine Australia, Modern Australian, SchoolNews New Zealand, The New Zealand Herald, The Sector, The Jakarta Post, AsiaOne, Delano (Luxembourg)). 10 April.
  • Channel 7 Sydney interviews Dr Joanne Orlando on increases in children's screen time during COVID-19 and how to ensure the screen use is healthy (syndicated to Prime 7 Orange, Prime 7 Canberra, Prime 7 Wagga Wagga, Prime 7 Albury, Southern Cross Alice Springs, Southern Cross Mt Isa, GWN7 Television). 8 April.
  • The Sydney Korean Herald quotes Dr Joanne Orlando in an article discussing how Coronavirus has changed the way Australian’s are working. 8 April.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) publishes an Open Letter to the Prime Minister to extend Coronavirus support to temporary workers. Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson is a signatory. The letter is republished by Hashtag Australia, Australian Business, Business Daily Media, Pitch Engine Australia, Viw Magazine Australia, Non Perele (USA), Middle East North Africa Financial Network (Jordan), NewsPronto, Daily Bulletin, Modern Australian, Oursteps.com.au, Autongcheng (China), Sohu (China). 7 April.
  • ABC Newcastle Mornings (opens in a new window)interviews Professor Katherine Gibson on the future of manufacturing in Australia and how local manufacturers have been assisting with production during the COVID-19 pandemic. 6 April.
  • ABC Life (opens in a new window)quotes Professor James Arvanitakis about the reasons for the popularity of Netflix's ‘Tiger King’. 4 April.
  • ABC News (syndicated nationally) interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on the state of American politics during COVID-19. Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Professor Arvanitakis on this topic. 4 April.
  • 774 ABC Melbourne interviews PhD candidate Lisa Portolan on how COVID-19 is changing the dating world. 4 April.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article co-authored by Associate Professor Philippa Collin and Dr Teresa Swist, Institute for Culture and Society and Young and Resilient Research Centre with others, on young people's anxieties about Coronavirus and the need for politicians and the community to engage with them meaningfully and respectfully (republished by Australian Business). 3 April.
  • ABC 24 The Drum features Professor James Arvanitakis as part of a panel discussing current news including government initiatives and policy around COVID-19. 2 April.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article co-authored by Dr Jessica Weir on the unique experiences Aboriginal peoples face during the bushfires and the need for them to be part of a broad conversation, not only around cultural burning practices, but also preparation, planning, response and recovery (republished by Ecowatch (USA), Australian Business).
  • Times Higher Education (opens in a new window) reports on how Australian universities responded to the bushfire crisis with comment from Dr Jessica Weir on what we can learn from Indigenous peoples. 2 April.
  • ABC Radio National Drive (syndicated to ABC Tropical North FM, ABC Far North Queensland, ABC North West Queensland, ABC North Queensland) interviews PhD candidate Lisa Portolan on how COVID-19 is changing the dating world. 1 April.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle interviews Professor Paul James on how the current crisis is affecting the economy and his three main priorities for the future in the Australian economy, politics and culture. 31 March.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) publishes an article by PhD candidate Lisa Portolan on how dating apps and their users are navigating the complexities of connection during the COVID-19 pandemic (republished by The Canberra Times, 10 Daily, Modern Australian, Daily Bulletin, Viw Magazine Australia, Newcastle Herald (print), The Star (Kenya)). 31 March.
  • 10Daily (opens in a new window)publishes an article by PhD candidate Lisa Portolan, on an increase in dating app usage and changes in app usage behaviour during the Coronavirus pandemic. 29 March.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the global nature of sport and as a result, the effect of COVID-19 on sport (republished by Idrottsforum (opens in a new window)(Sweden), Play the Game (opens in a new window)(Denmark). 28 March.
  • ABC News (opens in a new window)interviews Dr Joanne Orlando on how working remotely due to Coronavirus might change how people work in the future (republished by MSN Australia). 28 March.
  • 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 Rowe 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, Property Observer, The Mandarin, Architecture and Design). 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 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 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.