Architecture & Design (opens in a new window)quoted Dr Abby Mellick Lopes on the effects of building and public space design on urban heat, 18 December.
Dr Abby Mellick Lopes discussed the importance of new ways of designing material and social environments that create comfort, neighbourliness and affordability in Climate Control News (opens in a new window), 18 December.
Sydney Scoop (opens in a new window)quoted Dr Abby Mellick Lopes and Dr Louise Crabtree on the social impact of urban heat, sharing tips for keeping cool this summer, 17 December. Related coverage in GetSTEM (opens in a new window), GetSydney (opens in a new window) and The Fence (opens in a new window).
Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by ABC Radio National (opens in a new window)on racism in soccer media reporting in the UK and learnings for the Australian media, 14 December. The interview was syndicated nationally including to ABC Radio Sydney, 891 ABC Adelaide and 612 ABC Brisbane.
Dr Emma Power was interviewed by Central News (opens in a new window)about housing affordability problems that older single women face, 13 December.
ABC RadioPacific Mornings interviewed Dr Tanya Notley on Western Sydney University students who spent a month in Vanuatu filming a documentary exploring how local people are dealing with climate change, 10 December. The Liverpool City Champion(opens in a new window),Penrith Press, The Hawkesbury Gazette and Hornsby Advocate also covered this story.
NSW Teachers Federation (opens in a new window)reported on findings from research by Associate Professor Megan Watkins and Professor Greg Noble on the educational experiences of students from refugee backgrounds.
The Western Weekender(opens in a new window)reported on Penrith Council winning two awards at the Local Government NSW Excellence in the Environment Awards. The Climate Adapted People Shelter in Kingswood, developed in partnership with the Institute for Culture and Society, received Highly Commended in the Climate Change Action category, 10 December.
Associate Professor Alana Lentin was interviewed on Radio Adelaide (opens in a new window)about the difficulties in defining racism, 7 December.
ITWire (opens in a new window)published a story on research by Dr Karen Soldatic, Dr Shanthi Robertson and Dr Liam Magee into how digital technology can be used to support people with disabilities, 3 December.
Dr Abby Mellick Lopes was mentioned in The Fifth Estate (opens in a new window)regarding how social and built environment strategies can help to cool the commons, 27 November. The article covers the Co.Lab 2018 gathering in Parramatta, hosted by Landcom and UrbanGrowth NSW Development Corporation.
TV Tonight(opens in a new window) notes that Dr Sheree Gregory participated in the Raising Films Australia Screen Industry Forum following her research into the issues faced by parents and carers working in the Australian screen sector, 22 November.
Junkee (opens in a new window)writes the Coalition government’s strategy blaming immigration for road congestion is misguided, quoting Associate Professor Alana Lentin among other experts, 21 November.
Professor Ien Ang spoke to South China Morning Post (opens in a new window)about Australian anxiety towards Chinese immigrants in the context of more migrant arrivals from educated middle class backgrounds, 17 November.
Professor James Arvanitakis was interviewed by 105.7 ABC Darwin about a Federal Independent Commission Against Corruption in the Northern Territory, 16 November.
Dr Emma Power was interviewed on ABC Radio NationalBreakfast (opens in a new window)in relation to tenancy laws and the ongoing problems with renting in Australia, 15 November.
Education Today mentions that Professor James Arvanitakis was one of the judges in the year’s Oxford Australian Children's Word of the Year Writing Competition, 12 November.
Dr Shanthi Robertson spoke to 9 News (opens in a new window) about her research on the real-life effects of transnational mobility for young people, 11 November.
Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window)on efforts to promote Sydney's after-dark economy, 11 November. The story was republished by Brisbane Times, The Canberra Times, The Age and MSN Australia.
Dr Malini Sur was featured as a successful alumni of her school in The Telegraph, Koltata, India, 2 November.
Gold Coast Bulletin (opens in a new window), Hills Shire Times,The Mercury,Parramatta Advertiser and Northern District Times reported that Western Sydney residents have called for an internationally renowned arts hub to rival Sydney Opera House. The story quoted Professor James Arvanitakis. Professor Arvanitakis was also interviewed as a Political Forum panelist on 702 ABC Sydney (syndicated to ABC Central Coast NSW), 29 October.
Research by Dr Karen Soldatic and Dr Michelle Fitts published in Global Media Journal on the barriers that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders with disability face in accessing the Disability Support Pension is covered in SeniorAU (opens in a new window), 24 October.
Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by ABC Radio National (opens in a new window)on the recent open letter calling for more funding to Olympic sports (syndicated across the regional ABC radio network), 24 October.
Dr Xiang Ren was interviewed by ChinaDaily (opens in a new window)on the importance of strong copyright enforcement for the development of the online literature industry in China, 23 October.
IF (Inside Film) reported that Screen Australia has invested $2.7 million across 14 documentary films (opens in a new window)including The Bamboo Bridge by Associate Professor Juan Francisco Salazar, Professor Katherine Gibson and colleagues, 22 October.
Professor Tony Bennett was interviewed by Cairns 89.1FM on the Australian Cultural Fields project, October.
Associate Professor George Morgan discusses the under-utilisation of student degrees and the need for highly skilled employment opportunities in Western Sydney. The story appears in the Hills Shire Times, The Macarthur Chronicle, Townsville Bulletin(opens in a new window), The Advertiser, Gold Coast Bulletin, The Mercury, Northern District Times, Canterbury-Bankstown Express, Penrith Press, Hornsby Advocate, Rouse Hill Times, Parramatta Advertiser, Hornsby Advocate, Fairfield Advance, Liverpool Leader, Blacktown Advocate and the St George and Southerland Shire Leader, 16 October.
Professor James Arvanitakis is quoted in The Sydney Morning Herald in an article about students under pressure during HSC time and ATAR scores (syndicated to The Age, The Canberra Times and Brisbane Times), 15 October.
An open letter about the need for reform to current housing eviction proceedings is published in the Econo Times (opens in a new window). Dr Louise Crabtree and Dr Emma Power were two of 45 academics who signed the letter, 25 September. The letter also appeared in Domain, Modern Australian, News Pronto, University of New South Wales, Viw Magazine, The Daily Bulletin, The Middle East North Africa Financial Network, Australian Business,The Conversation and Property Observer.
BBC Radio 4 interviewed Professor Tony Bennett on Australia’s middle class’ appreciation of cultural capital, 20 September.
Campus Review (opens in a new window)reported on the potential for gender quotas in Universities. Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research and Graduate Studies) Professor James Arvanitakis is interviewed in the article and says setting targets would be an appropriate alternative, 19 September.
Dr Gabriela Coronado was interviewed by FBi Radio (opens in a new window)for their podcast on the tradition of quince in Mexico and Latin America, 12 September.
Agito SP (opens in a new window)reports that Associate Professor Jorge Knijnik will speak at the International Sports Week for Social Change Conference in Sao Paulo, 12 September.
Dr Emma Power was interviewed by ABC Illawarra on her research on women's housing security, 12 September.
The Guardian (opens in a new window)published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Alana Lentin which discusses the cartoon of Serena Williams that was published in the Herald Sun after her loss in the US Open, 11 September. Also syndicated to Tennis Temple. 2GB also references the opinion piece by Associate Professor Lentin. The broadcast was syndicated to 2ST Highlands, 2ST Coast, 2CC Talking Canberra, 4BC News Talk and 990 AM 4RO. Associate Professor Alana Lentin was also interviewed on 2Ser (opens in a new window)and ABC Adelaide off the back of her opinion piece in The Guardian.
Emeritus Professor David Rowe discusses the slow movement on equal pay for women in elite sport on Ten Daily (opens in a new window), 8 September.
Dr Keith Parry was interviewed on ABC Grandstand and ABC Illawarra (syndicated across NSW) in relation to masculinity in sport in the wake of ‘mad Monday’ celebrations by Canterbury-Bankstown NRL players.
The Colombo Telegraph (opens in a new window)reported on an event held by the Institute for Culture and Society on Globalisation and Populist Explosion with Professor Manfred Steger, 9 September.
Dr Abby Mellick Lopes was interviewed by (opens in a new window)radio station 2ser discussing the differences between and perceptions of bottled water and tap water, 6 September.
ABC online reported on the popularity of bottled water and quoted Professor Gay Hawkins, 27 August: 'Bottled water and why Aussies still drink it' (opens in a new window) (republished by MSN). Further coverage by 666 ABC and ABC’s Triple J on the popularity of bottled water also quotes Professor Hawkins.
Macarthur Chronicle reported that Amazon web services will be moving to the area. The story quotes Dr Tanya Notely, 24 August.
Distinguished Professor Ien Ang, and her memoir 'On Not Speaking Chinese: Living Between Asia and the West', is mentioned in an article published in South China Morning Post (opens in a new window), 23 August.
Further media coverage on Dr Karen Soldatic's co-authored report, 'Out of the Shadows: War Affected Women With Disabilities in Sri Lanka' and the official report launch event in Daily FT, Sri Lanka, 22 August.
Professor James Arvanitakis joined Richard Glover’s Monday Political Forum discussion on 702 ABC Sydney, 21 August.
The Royal Australian Historical Society (opens in a new window) reports that the Institute for Culture and Society researchers Dr Denis Byrne, Distinguished Profesor Ien Ang, Dr Michael Williams, and Dr Alexandra Wong at Western Sydney University have begun a new Australian Research Council funded project to research the cultural heritage of Chinese migration to Australia in the 19th and 20th centuries, 17 August.
Dr Keith Parry is interviewed about event ticket scalping websites and anti-scalping measures in an article for The New Daily (opens in a new window), 15 August.
Dr Youqing Fan's research on Sydney's 'latte line' and access to jobs received further media coverage in a new article for Architecture and Design (opens in a new window), 7 August.
Professor James Arvanitakis authored an opinion piece about data rights of Australians in Open Forum (opens in a new window), 3 August.
Dr Sarah Barns spoke to ABC Sydney Focus about the many waves of migration that have shaped one of Australia’s oldest European settlements, Parramatta, 2 August.
Dr Malini Sur authored an opinion piece published by The Wire (opens in a new window) about the impact of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in India, 2 August. The piece was republished by Daily Hunt, India (opens in a new window).
Dr Youqing Fan was quoted in an article for The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window), The Age (opens in a new window), and The Canberra Times (opens in a new window) in further media coverage about his research highlighting Sydney's 'latte line' and access to white-collar jobs, 1 August.
Professor James Arvanitakis is interviewed by ABC Radio Canberra about the 2018 children's word of the year, 1 August.
Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed live in the studio for ABC News Sydney's Afternoons program about reports that Qatar sabotaged Australia's bid for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, 31 July.
Dr Stephen Healy's previously published article 'Why the ecocity needs to be a just city' for The Conversation (opens in a new window) was republished by Property Observer (opens in a new window), 27 July.
Dr Karen Soldatic is quoted in an article for MedicalXpress (opens in a new window) discussing access to emergency and general health care services from her research findings and recommendations from the official launch of the report she co-authored, 'Out of the Shadows: War Affected Women With Disabilities in Sri Lanka', 26 July. Further media coverage appeared in The Catamaran, Asian News, Colombo Page, The Daily News, Sri Lanka, The Daily FT (opens in a new window), and Daily News (opens in a new window).
Dr Keith Parry contributed to a report for a segment on Radio 2ser's The Wire (opens in a new window) program, discussing racism in football, 24 July.
Professor Gay Hawkins is mentioned in an article in Fresh Air Daily (opens in a new window) as being a panelist at the Penrith Regional Gallery for the 'Black Mist Burnt Country' exhibition, 21 July.
Associate Professor Jorge Knijnik launched his new book, 'The World Cup Chronicles - 31 Days That Rocked Brazil', 12 July. Jorge was interviewed by Macquarie Sports Radio - Afternoons (opens in a new window), Macquarie Sports Radio's 'Weekend Nights with Tim Webster' program, and SBS Radio - Portuguese (opens in a new window) to discuss his new book, and the real cost of hosting the World Cup, 12 July. Jorge co-authored an article for SBS Online - Portuguese (opens in a new window), and Play The Game (opens in a new window) discussing political and sporting legacies in South America, and authored an article in Portuguese for Brazilian football website, Ludopedio (opens in a new window). Further launch coverage appeared in Football Today (opens in a new window), and the book was reviewed by Medianet (opens in a new window).
Dr Louise Crabtree is quoted in an article forPro bono Australia (opens in a new window) discussing a study that suggests that co-operatives could hold the key to fixing the housing crisis, 11 July.
Associate Professor George Morgan authored an opinion piece in the Sydney Morning Herald: 'The perils of working in the 'coffice'', discussing the 'coffee economy' and the adoption of cafes as work spaces, 9 July. The piece was republished in The Newcastle Herald (opens in a new window), and the story was syndicated 65 times across the local news network.
Professor James Arvanitakis appeared on ABC TV's News Breakfast, where he discussed the banking royal commission and the cost of house prices, 7 July.
Dr Keith Parry was quoted in an article about event ticket scalping websites and bots in The New Daily (opens in a new window). Keith's quotes were used in a second article published by The New Daily (opens in a new window) on the same topic, 6 July.
Professor James Arvanitakis was interviewed by ABC Radio Canberra'sAfternoons program discussing the Oxford University Press Word List, 2 July.
Professor James Arvanitakis featured on ABC TV's The Drum (opens in a new window) as a panelist discussing the increase in aggressive attitudes toward teachers, 2 July.
Distinguished Professor Ien Ang's influential book titled 'Watching Dallas' was mentioned in an opinion piece on popular culture published by The Hamilton Spectator (opens in a new window), 27 June.
Emeritus Professor Tim Rowse took part in a three part panel discussion series on the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians on ABC Radio National's 'Rear Vision' program (opens in a new window), 24 June. This was part two of the series.
Emeritus Professor Tim Rowse took part in a three part panel discussion series on the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians on ABC Radio National's 'Rear Vision' program (opens in a new window), 17 June. This was part one of the series.
Professor James Arvanitakis is interviewed on Channel 10 News in relation to the cultural changes in Australia, 17 June.
Professor Paul James appears on Radio 2SM's Morning News about the launch of a new research report titled'Circles of Sustainability, Liverpool' (opens in a new window), which coincided with the official launch of Western Sydney University's new Liverpool Campus, 15 June. Paul is quoted speaking about the new research report in an article for the Liverpool City Champion (opens in a new window), the Liverpool Leader, and the Fairfield City Champion (opens in a new window), (article syndicated 95 times across the local news network). Paul's report was also mentioned in the South West Voice (opens in a new window).
Associate Professor Jorge Knijnik's research is mentioned on Footy Almanac (opens in a new window) as part of a review of a new book on Australian Soccer, 15 June.
Dr Keith Parry is interviewed by Birdlike Wire (opens in a new window) in relation to the declining interest in Rugby Union in Western Sydney, 15 June.
Professor James Arvanitakis is mentioned in Performing Arts Hub, 15 June. James will be launching 'Diverse Screens Parramatta' later in June.
Dr Jessica Whyte was interviewed on ABC Radio National's 'The Philosopher's Zone' (opens in a new window) program about neoliberalism, human rights, and her forthcoming book, 'The Morals of the Market: Human Rights and the Rise of Neoliberalism', 27 May.
Dr Shanthi Robertson featured in a panel discussion on multiculturalism issues in Western Sydney on ABC TV'sThe Drum(opens in a new window), 24 May.
PhD candidate and ICS Partnerships & Business Development Officer, Helen Barcham, authored an article in New Matilda:‘The Beauty Myth 3.0’(opens in a new window), 19 May. Helen examines the modern beauty paradox.
Dr Abby Melick Lopez was interviewed byDomain.com.au(opens in a new window) about heat inequality across Sydney. She said while the hottest ground temperatures corresponded to the most socioeconomically disadvantaged parts of Penrith, there was a tendency for coverage of climate issues to reinforce a perception of disadvantage and vulnerability, 9 May.
Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed on ABC Radio Sydney, ‘The World Today’ program, about Justin Langer’s appointment as Australian men’s cricket team coach. He says he believes Langer has been given the post due to his personality which is different from the former coach. It was also broadcast from 58 stations and syndicated nationally, 4 May.
Dr Kate Huppatz was quoted in an article in The Courier Mail (opens in a new window), The Daily Telegraph, The Advertiser, and The Herald Sun about the biases that are still entrenched towards single people. Dr Huppatz says that using the traditional nuclear family as a benchmark for what Australians need was doing a huge proportion of the population a disservice, 28 April.
ABC News published an interactive article, including a quiz, on the topic of what our habits reveal about social class (opens in a new window). The article is based on findings from the ARC funded Australian Cultural Fields project led by Professor Tony Bennett. The article was republished inABC Radio Australia News(opens in a new window)(online) andF3 News(opens in a new window)(USA). ProfessorTony Bennett was interviewed byCampus Review (opens in a new window) where he discusses the purpose of the research and the complexities of high and low culture.
Associate Professor Juan Francisco was interviewed on ABC Radio Hobart’s ‘Breakfast’ program about the Antarctic Cities and the Global Commons project – which is reimagining gateways to the Antarctic, 13 April.
Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by 2ser (opens in a new window) about UFC fighter Conor McGregor and his violent outbursts and behaviour outside of the ring, 10 April.
Professor James Arvanitakis featured on ABC’s Q & A Extra broadcast live on Facebook following ABC’s Q & A, and on ABC TV's The Drum, 9 April.
Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by ABC Radio's Myf Warhurst (opens in a new window)on celebrities, fandom and the impact of social media, 6 April.
Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by ABC RN Breakfast (opens in a new window)on suggestions that the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust be abolished, 6 April (also broadcast from 8 stations (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Hobart, Adelaide, Darwin and Newcastle)).
Emeritus Professor David Rowe authored an article in The Conversation: 'Can the Commonwealth Games change perceptions of the Gold Coast?' (opens in a new window), 4 April. The piece was also republished by ViW.com, Daily Bulletin and Australian Business. David was interviewed on Triple J (opens in a new window)and ABC Radio Canberra on the topic. Quotes from the story were published by news.com.au (opens in a new window) in their article 'The Gold Coast is on a mission to ditch its tacky reputation' (republished by Townsville Bulletin, Herald Sun, Cairns Post, Adelaide Now, NT News, The Mercury, Geelong Advertiser and The Courier Mail).
Professor Tony Bennett was interviewed on ABC Radio National’s Big Ideas program as part of the Class Act Series, 2 April. The series is available as a podcast on the Radio National website (Tony begins at 22.20 in part one). A promotional feature was broadcast on ABC Radio Sydney's Focus program on 29 March (also broadcast from ABC Central Coast (Erina)).
Dr Keith Parry co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Can the cricketers banned for ball tampering ever regain their hero status? It’s happened before', 29 March. The piece was republished by ViW.com, Indian Newslink (New Zealand), Business Standard (India) and Mouths of Mum’s. Keith was interviewed by ABC Radio Canberra (syndicated nationwide on 51 stations), ABC Radio National (syndicated to 8 cities) and ABC Radio Sydney The World Today (opens in a new window)(also broadcast from 58 stations) on the cricket scandal, 29 March.
Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by 2ser (opens in a new window) and Dr Keith Parry was interviewed by eNCA (South African TV) on the Australia cricket team's ball tampering scandal, 27 March.
Dr Keith Parry was interviewed by ABC Radio Canberra Drive and Radio Adelaide Breakfast (opens in a new window)while Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by ABC Radio Adelaide Afternoons and ABC Radio Sydney The World Today (also broadcast from 58 stations), 26 March.
Dr Keith Parry co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Just not cricket: why ball tampering is cheating' (opens in a new window), 26 March. The piece was republished by Independent (UK), Khaleej Times (Dubai), cetusnews.com (USA), Mail and Guardian (Africa), iNews (UK) and The New Age.
On World Water Day, a range of Western Sydney University academics shared their views on the importance of water with the media. Public Now (opens in a new window), Get Sydney (opens in a new window), Practical Hydroponics and Greenhouses and Campus Review (opens in a new window)published comments by Professor Gay Hawkins and Dr Jessica Weir, 22 March.
Dr Sherene Idriss published an article in The Conversation: 'What does a ‘Leb’ look like?' (opens in a new window), 19 March. The piece was republished by Modern Australian, Daily Bulletin, ViW.com, Business Daily and SBS (opens in a new window). Sherene was also interviewed by ABC Radio’s ‘Afternoons’ program, 21 March (ABC Newcastle (Newcastle)).
Professor James Arvanitakis features in a discussion panel on ABC News Breakfast discussing the gender pay gap and congestion in cities, 16 March (also broadcast from 22 stations).
Associate Professor Amanda Third provided expert commentary in the Saturday Telegraph and Cairns Post (opens in a new window), which report that residents living in Western Sydney are paying their bills at the cost of their health, 10 March.
Professor James Arvanitakis featured on the panel of ABC News Sydney’s The Drum discussing gender quotas in Australian politics and the Government’s revived push for tougher language tests for migrants, 7 March (also broadcast from ABC News Melbourne, Regional NSW, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Regional Queensland, Hobart, Canberra, Regional Victoria).
Associate Professor Amanda Third was interviewed by the Sydney Morning Herald on the competing factors that impact the health and wellbeing of people living in different suburbs across Sydney, 5 March.
The Educator Asia published an article on how 'Singapore schools prepare to target fake news' (opens in a new window)following the ‘News and Australian Children: How Young People Access, Perceive and are Affected by the News’ report co-authored by Dr Tanya Notley, 1 March.
Talking Lifestyle Radio interviewed Dr Kylie Budge about the impact that social media platforms like Instagram are having on how we perceive and get involved with art at galleries, 27 February.
ABC’s Religion and Ethics published a piece by Associate Professor Alana Lentin about Racism, Anti-Racism and the Persistence of White Supremacy in America, 27 February.
Quartsy (opens in a new window) published an article saying Instagram is killing the way we experience art. The story quotes Dr Kylie Budge, 24 February.
Professor James Arvanitakis was interviewed by ABC News Sydney Breakfast discussing a range of current topics including multiculturalism, 23 February (also broadcast on 22 stations).
Dr Keith Parry was interviewed by news.com.au for their article on the shrinking fan base of the A-League in Australia (opens in a new window), 9 February. The story also appears online with The Daily Telegraph, Herald Sun, The Courier Mail, The Advertiser, Cairns Post, Gold Coast Bulletin, The Mercury and NT News.
Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed on ABC Radio Sydney in relation to the political implications of North and South Korea participating in the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics. Professor Rowe also mentions that a number of Russian athletes will be participating under a neutral Olympic flag (also broadcast from ABC Central Coast (Erina)).
Professor James Arvanitakis was interviewed by The Daily Telegraph (opens in a new window) on the cultural differences that naturally occur when people live in hot climates, 27 January. The piece was republished by Weekend Post (Cairns).
Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed for an article discussing the government’s plan to buy the naming rights for Melbourne’s second biggest tennis stadium, Hisense Arena. The article was published in The Age (opens in a new window), WA Today (opens in a new window) and TheSydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window), 23 January. The article was also published by Fairfax Metropolitan papers and rural publications including Bendigo Advertiser, The Courier, The Standard, The Border Mail, and Wimmera Mail-Times.
Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by BBC Radio 5 Live (opens in a new window)in relation to his The Conversation piece on the two Koreas, 18 January. Professor Rowe’s interview begins at 03:06:56.
Dr Keith Parry was interviewed by ABC North West WA in relation to his research into food and drink prices at sports stadiums, 16 January. Also broadcast from ABC Esperance (Esperance), ABC Goldfields WA (Kalgoorlie), ABC Great Southern (Albany), ABC Great Southern WA (Wagin), ABC Kimberley (Broome), ABC Midwest and Wheatbelt (Geraldton), ABC South West WA (Bunbury).
Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed on ABC Radio Brisbane Mornings on sport diplomacy, particularly the talks between North and South Korea regarding the Winter Olympics, 12 January.
Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed on ABC Radio Sydney Afternoons about the differences in the training techniques for today’s sports icons and how they are reluctant to be compared to past greats. He speaks about way nations invest in sporting heroes. It was also broadcast from 42 stations, 12 January.
Associate Professor George Morgan was quoted in an article in Independent Australia (opens in a new window)and Sydney Sun (opens in a new window): 'Australian universities must eschew narrow fixation on jobs', 11 January.
Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed on ABC Radio National Canberra’s Breakfast program about sports diplomacy and the involvement of North Korea in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games: 'South Korea proposes talks with North Korea on Winter Olympics co-operation' (opens in a new window), 3 January. Also broadcast from Radio National Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Hobart, Adelaide, Darwin and Newcastle.