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Latest media appearances

  • ABC Radio Sydney (opens in a new window)(syndicated to ABC Radio Melbourne) interviews Dr Joanne Orlando about why smart phones are addictive and what steps people can take to reach for them less and look up more, 22 March.
  • Triple J featured comment by Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow Eric Sidoti on the issues motivating today’s youth and the impact young people can have on the election, 20 March.
  • ABC The Drum (syndicated to ABC 24, ABC 1 Perth, ABC 1 Darwin, ABC 1 Brisbane, ABC 1 Adelaide, ABC 1 Melbourne, ABC Canberra, ABC Hobart, ABC 1 Sydney and broadcast on ABC NewsRadio) featured Professor James Arvanitakis as part of a panel discussion including social media regulation, Australian politicians’ attitudes to race and immigration, and the media airtime given to them, 19 March.
  • Channel 7 The Daily Edition interviewed Dr Joanne Orlando on the spread of the live stream of the terrorist attacks in Christchurch New Zealand, the legalities around sharing content and what parents can do to protect their children online, 19 March. Syndicated to GWN7 Television, Southern Cross Mt. Isa, Southern Cross Alice Springs, Channel 7 Brisbane, Channel 7 Sunshine Coast, Channel 7 Gold Coast, Channel 7 Cairns, Channel 7 Mackay, Channel 7 Toowoomba, Channel 7 Townsville, Channel 7 Central Queensland, Channel 7 Wide Bay, Southern Cross GTS/BKN, Prime7 Port Macquarie, Channel 7 Adelaide, Southern Cross Launceston, Southern Cross Hobart, Channel 7 Melbourne, Channel 7 Sydney, Southern Cross Newcastle, Prime7 Albury, Prime7 Canberra, Prime7 Canberra, Prime7 Wagga Wagga, Prime7 Orange.
  • ABC Riverina FM (syndicated to ABC New England North West AM, ABC North Coast NSW, ABC Mid North Coast NSW, ABC Coffs Coast FM, ABC Upper Hunter AM, ABC NewsRadio, ABC Western Plains, ABC South East NSW) interviewed Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow Eric Sidoti on the issues motivating today’s youth and the impact young people can have on the election, 19 March.
  • Dr Joanne Orlando authored an article in The Conversation (opens in a new window)on how parents can protect their children from online hoaxes, 19 March. The piece was republished by ABC News, Viw Magazine, Australian Business, Essential KidsDaily Bulletin and PSnews.
  • ABC 24 interviewed Professor James Arvanitakis on responses to the terrorist attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand and the responsibilities of social media sites, public figures and leaders, 16 March.
  • Mirage News (opens in a new window)and Medianet (opens in a new window)announce the HumanNature lecture series hosted by the Australian Museum in partnership with Western Sydney University and others, and featuring Professor Katherine Gibson and Associate Professor Juan Francisco Salazar as speakers, 14 March.
  • Associate Professor Philippa Collin authored an article in The Conversation: 'Young voters may hold the key to the NSW state election: here’s why' (opens in a new window), 14 March. The piece was republished by Viw MagazineBusiness Daily, Daily Bulletin and The Mandarin.
  • The New Daily (opens in a new window)interviewed Dr Tanya Notley on fake news in light of a fake video of final moments of the Ethiopian Airlines crash going viral, 13 March.
  • The Daily Telegraph published a piece by Dr Louise Crabtree on the importance of liveability and affordable housing in a developing Greater Western Sydney, 8 March.
  • ABC 24 Weekend Breakfast hosted Professor James Arvanitakis in a segment on gender equality, 8 March.
  • ABC Radio National (opens in a new window)spoke to Professor Tony Bennett about class and the power of privilege, particularly in education, based on research from the Australian Cultural Fields project on class and cultural tastes, 3 March.
  • ABC 24 Weekend Breakfast hosted Professor James Arvanitakis who commented on headlines including news about the National Rugby League’s new policy, the Banking Royal Commission fallout and strategies to save ageing Australians from the heat, including the Cool Schools project, 2 March.
  • Mirage News mentions Associate Professor Amanda Third as a moderator at an event releasing research by the Office of the eSafety Commissioner on young people assisting older relatives to use technology, 1 March.
  • Institute Associate Dr Keith Parry co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Rugby league may finally have reached its tipping point on player behaviour and violence' (opens in a new window), 1 March.
  • ABC Radio National (opens in a new window)interviewed Dr Louise Crabtree about different ways of cooling the home, the effects of relying on air conditioning in the heat, and urban design solutions, 23 February.
  • 702 ABC Sydney (syndicated nationally across the ABC radio broadcast network including 666 ABC Canberra, ABC Coffs Coast, 1233 ABC Newcastle, ABC Illawarra, 666 ABC Canberra, ABC New England) interviewed Dr Abby Mellick Lopes about helping urban areas cope with rising temperatures, 20 February.
  • ABC Radio National (opens in a new window)interviewed Emeritus Professor David Rowe from the Institute for Culture and Society on the debate about transgender athletes competing at the elite level after tennis champion Martina Navratilova’s comments on the topic sparked public criticism (syndicated nationally across 52 ABC stations) and published on ABC News online (opens in a new window), MSA Australia and MSN NZ, 18 February.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window)interviewed Associate Professor Kate Huppatz on media scrutiny of Meghan Markle and the role that her being a woman has to play in attitudes towards her (republished in The Age, The Sun-Herald, The Canberra Times, Brisbane Times, WAToday, F3News, Stuff (New Zealand)), 17 February.
  • SBS (opens in a new window)interviewed Distinguished Professor Ien Ang about the history of Chinatowns, 11 February.
  • Property Update (opens in a new window)mentioned research by Dr Emma Power on renting with pets in Sydney, 11 February.
  • MENAFN (opens in a new window)(Philippines) republished a January 2017 The Conversation piece by Dr Anna Cristina Pertierra discussing the political landscape of the Philippines, 10 February.
  • ABC Radio National (opens in a new window)Blueprint for Living interviewed Professor Gay Hawkins about the history of bottled water from a boutique, luxury market to current mass markets, 9 February.
  • Further coverage of the Institute for Culture and Society’s Cooling the Commons research with Dr Louise Crabtree being interviewed by The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window)on the effects of extreme heat and a reliance on air-conditioning to keep cool (also published in The Age (opens in a new window), The Canberra Times (opens in a new window), Brisbane Times (opens in a new window), WA Today (opens in a new window), The Sun Herald).
  • ABC News Breakfast interviewed Professor James Arvanitakis on the lack of diversity in the fashion industry, following the release of a new controversial Gucci design.
  • Dr Kiu-wai Chu authored an article in The Conversation, ‘One Infinity explores tension and connection between China and the West’ (opens in a new window), 6 February. The piece was republished by Viw Magazine, Daily BulletinBusiness Daily and Australian Arts Review.
  • SBS News (opens in a new window), ABC News (opens in a new window)(republished on WeatherZone), 4BC 1116 News Talk, Eagle FM, FIVEaa, 2SM, 2BH 567AM, Architecture & Design (opens in a new window), The New Daily (opens in a new window), Phys.org (opens in a new window), The Fifth Estate (opens in a new window), Pedestrian TV (opens in a new window), Blue Mountains Gazette and The District Reporter featured research from the Institute for Culture and Society’s Cooling the Commons project with Dr Louise Crabtree discussing how rising urban heat, a reliance on air-conditioning and lack of cool public spaces are leading to social isolation and sedentary lifestyles, 24-4 February.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis appeared on ABC Weekend Breakfast, 2 February, in his regular segment on what's making the news.
  • ABC Radio National (opens in a new window)interviewed Professor Paul James who discussed a research project supporting the stewardship of the Antarctic region by five key stakeholders, 27 January. Professor James also received syndicated international coverage with: CBC Radio One 1230AM (CFFB), CBC Radio One 88.5FM (CBME), CBC Radio One 91.5FM (CBO), CBC Radio One 1140AM (CBI) and CBC Radio One 1400AM (CBG).
  • 2SER (opens in a new window)and ABC Radio Melbourne (Shanthi begins at 48:55) interviewed Dr Shanthi Robertson on the long-term effects overseas experiences have on young people’s economic opportunities, social and family ties, and sense of citizenship (syndicated nationally to ABC Northern Tasmania, Shepparton, Goulburn Murray, Gippsland, West Victoria, Alice Springs, Darwin), 23-27 January. Also further coverage in Get Stem (opens in a new window) and E-Global Travel Media(opens in a new window).
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by Finnish News Agency STT (opens in a new window)on debate around the date of Australia Day and Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s dress code comments, following The Sydney Morning Herald article on this topic.
  • Marina Khan authored an opinion piece in The Globe Post (opens in a new window)discussing the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, signed by 164 nations in Morocco last month, 24 January.
  • Dr Malini Sur authored an opinion piece in The Globe Post (opens in a new window)on India’s recent citizenship law amendments allowing the selective inclusion of non-Muslim minorities from the country’s Muslim majority neighbours, 24 January.
  • Liverpool Leader mentions Professor Donald McNeill as a panellist in the Ideas 2170 event on the topic of transport solutions in the 21st century, 23 January.
  • Associate Professor Kate Huppatz was interviewed for The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window)on the topic of whether children should be paid to do chores, 20 January. The story is syndicated to The Age and The Sun-Herald, Brisbane Times and The Canberra Times. Dr Huppatz is also mentioned on Triple M radio on the subject.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window)on the debate about what defines 'Australian values', 19 January. Syndicated to MSN Australia, The Age, WAToday, Brisbane Times and The Canberra Times. He was also interviewed by Finnish News Agency STT (opens in a new window).
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by Crikey (opens in a new window)on the piracy of live sports, 18 January.
  • Dr Abby Mellick Lopes was quoted in GetSydney (opens in a new window) on the design of buildings and public space in relation to urban heat, 18 January.
  • Mirage News (opens in a new window), InDaily (opens in a new window), ArtsHub (opens in a new window)and The Music Network (opens in a new window)reported that Dr Sarah Barns has been appointed in a team of experts to undertake a comprehensive review of the South Australia’s arts, cultural and creative sector and its funding structures, 15 January.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis was interviewed by The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window)on the idea held by some that Melbourne is more ‘progressive’ than Sydney. The story also appeared in The Sun Herald and Brisbane Times.
  • Professor Gay Hawkins was interviewed for BBC World Service's The History of Wastefulness: Today's Trash Challenge (opens in a new window)program speaking about about today's high waste culture and how attitudes towards waste have changed over the years, 9 January. The interview was also aired on ABC Radio National, 10 and 13 January and Radio New Zealand (10 February).
  • Dr Tanya Notley was interviewed by the Canterbury-Bankstown Express (opens in a new window)on a student project that documented climate change in Vanuatu, 8 January.
  • Emeritus Professor Tim Rowse spoke to ABC Radio National on assimilation in Australia, 6 January.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis appeared on ABC Weekend Breakfast, 5 January. In his regular segment Professor Arvanitakis speaks about the New Year and the rise of far right groups and the political landscape for 2019.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Emeritus Professor Tim Rowse on people's historical views of a declining Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Australia, 3 January.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis sat on The Drum panel to discuss the connection between tourism and major sport events, 3 January. Syndicated to ABC Sydney, ABC News 24 and various regional ABC TV stations.

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