ICS in the Media

Latest media appearances

  • Professor James Arvanitakis is mentioned in Performing Arts Hub (opens in a new window), 15 June. James will be launching 'Diverse Screens Parramatta' later in June.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe authored an article in The Conversation: 'Is Russia worthy of hosting the World Cup?' (opens in a new window), 12 June. The piece was republished by Football Today (opens in a new window), NEWS Pronto (opens in a new window), Modern Australia (opens in a new window), Viw Magazine (opens in a new window), Daily Bulletin (opens in a new window), The Ballarat Courier, and Business Daily (opens in a new window). David is also interviewed by Radio Adelaide (opens in a new window), ABC News Sydney 'Mornings' program, and ABC Radio Sydney 'Focus' program.
  • Dr Tanya Notley was interviewed on Radio 2ser (opens in a new window) discussing the environmental impact of online data, 6 June.
  • Dr Andrea Connor and Professor Donald McNeill authored an article in The Conversation: 'Growing cities face challenges of keeping the masses moving up, down, and across' (opens in a new window), 4 June. The piece was republished by Daily Bulletin (opens in a new window), Viw Magazine (opens in a new window), Australian Business (opens in a new window), Property Observer, Architecture and Design (opens in a new window) and on international media Government News (opens in a new window), Khaleej Times (opens in a new window), Brink Wire, and F3 News (opens in a new window). Andrea was also interviewed by ABC Radio Sydney's 'Breakfast' program.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis appeared as a regular panel guest on ABC Radio's 'Weekend Breakfast' program discussing chequebook journalism and the responsibilities of the public office, 2 June.
  • Dr Keith Parry co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'The IOC thinks eSports are too violent for the Olympics, but traditional sports are violent too' (opens in a new window), 28 May. Keith was also interviewed by Radio Adelaide's 'Breakfast' (opens in a new window) programwhilst co-author Dr Joanne Orlando was interviewed by ABC Radio Melbourne.
  • 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's The Drum (opens in a new window), 24 May.
  • PhD Researcher 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.
  • Distinguished Professor Ien Ang and Dr Andrea Del Bono authored an article in The Conversation: ‘Sydney’s Chinatown is much more of a modern bridge to Asia than a historic enclave’ (opens in a new window), 11 May. The piece was republished by Modern Australia, and Viw Magazine.
  • Dr Abby Melick Lopez was interviewed by Domain.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 Keith Parry co-authored an article in The Conversation: ‘Pushing casual sport to the margins threatens cities’ social cohesion’ (opens in a new window), 30 April. The piece was republished by ABC News (opens in a new window), ABC Radio Australia News, Property Observer (opens in a new window), F3 News (opens in a new window) (USA), and Brinkwire.
  • 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.
  • Associate Professor Amanda Third authored an article in The Conversation: 'Why you should talk to your children about Cambridge Analytica' (opens in a new window), 19 April. The piece was republished by Modern Australia, Viw Magazine Australia, Daily BulletinAustralian Business, and International Business Times (opens in a new window).
  • 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 in ABC Radio Australia News (opens in a new window)(online) and F3 News (opens in a new window)(USA). ProfessorTony Bennett was interviewed by Campus 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.
  • Dr Abby Mellick Lopes co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Materials that make heat worse for our kids demand a rethink by designers' (opens in a new window), 11 April. The piece was republished by Modern Australian.
  • Dr Keith Parry co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Should the Commonwealth Games come with a health warning?' (opens in a new window), 11 April. The piece was republished by Daily Bulletin.
  • 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).
  • ICS graduate Dr Kev Dertadian published an article in The Conversation: 'Public housing ban on people with drug records likely to do more harm than good, research tell us' (opens in a new window), 3 April. The article was republished by ViW.com, Modern Australian, Australian Business and the Daily Bulletin.
  • 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' (opens in a new window), 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 (opens in a new window) 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.comBusiness Daily and SBS (opens in a new window). Sherene was also interviewed by ABC Radio’s ‘Afternoons’ program, 21 March (ABC Newcastle (Newcastle)).
  • Dr Malini Sur published an article in The Conversation: 'Slow cycling isn't just for fun – it's essential for many city workers' (opens in a new window), 16 March. The piece was republished by SBS (opens in a new window) and Modern Australian (opens in a new window).

Earlier 2018 media

  • 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.
  • The Blue Mountains Gazette featured a story on ICS PhD student Francesca Sidoti appealing for participants for her study on why young people either stay or leave the NSW town of Katoomba (opens in a new window), 7 March. The story was syndicated around 100 times across the local news network.
  • 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 (opens in a new window)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 co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Why sport hasn’t made much progress on LGBTI+ rights since the Sochi Olympics' (opens in a new window), 19 February. The piece was republished by the Daily Bulletin (opens in a new window), ViW Magazine (opens in a new window),  Business Daily (opens in a new window), SBS Online (opens in a new window) and Raw Story (opens in a new window).
  • Dr Keith Parry co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'In Harley Windsor, Australia has its first Indigenous Winter Olympian – why has it taken so long?' (opens in a new window), 14 February.
  • 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)).
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe co-authored an article in The Conversation: '2018 Winter Olympics set to begin against the backdrop of warm words and cold politics' (opens in a new window), 8 February. The piece was republished by Viw Magazine (opens in a new window).
  • Dr Kylie Budge co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Instagram is changing the way we experience art, and that’s a good thing' (opens in a new window), 1 February. The piece was republished by F3 News (opens in a new window), ABC News Online (opens in a new window), ABC Radio Australia (opens in a new window), New Zealand Herald (Technology (opens in a new window) and Lifestyle (opens in a new window)), Newcastle Herald. Co-author Adam Suess was interviewed by 2ser on the topic (opens in a new window) and Dr Budge was interviewed by ABC Radio Perth.
  • Associate Professor Jorge Knijnik was interviewed in a Bella Mumma (opens in a new window)blog post about the challenges of keeping kids active once they have returned to school, 31 January.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe comments on the battle for cricket broadcasting rights in Australia, 29 January. The comments appear in print articles within the Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window), The Age (opens in a new window), Newcastle Herald, Border Mail, Ballarat Courier and Launceston Examiner, as well as online as Brisbane Times (opens in a new window), Canberra Times (opens in a new window), SBS News Online (opens in a new window), WA Today (opens in a new window), Racing and Sports (opens in a new window), Wide World of Sports (opens in a new window), Daily Mail Online (opens in a new window)and Yahoo! New Zealand (opens in a new window).
  • 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 The Sydney 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.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis co-authored an opinion piece for Kill Your Darlings: 'Spoon-feeding and the Massified University' (opens in a new window), 18 January.
  • 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.
  • Assoiate 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 co-authored an article for The Conversation: 'The Winter Olympics and the two Koreas: how sport diplomacy could save the world' (opens in a new window), 11 January. The piece was republished by West Australian and Business Daily.
  • 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.

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