2017 Media Coverage

  • Associate Professor George Morgan authored an opinion article for The Canberra Times: 'Australia's universities at a crossroads' (opens in a new window), 28 December. The piece was republished by the Sydney Morning Herald, Northern Daily Leader, Newcastle Herald, Warrnambool Standard, The Ballarat Courier, Launceston Examiner and Illawarra Mercury.
  • Dr Emma Power co-authored an article for The Conversation‘I won’t be alone at Christmas, I have a dog’ (opens in a new window), 26 December. The piece was republished by NZ City and Australian Business Daily.
  • Dr Sarah Barns was interviewed on ABC Radio Sydney’s Breakfast program about data collection in city centres. The interview refers to media reports that smart sensors will be installed in Sydney, to monitor pedestrian activity, 22 December.
  • Associate Professor Amanda Third was interviewed by 2UE Sydney's Talking Technology program discussing Facebook's Messenger Kids app (opens in a new window), 15 December. Also broadcast in Brisbane and Melbourne. Dr Third refers to UNICEF Australia's The State of the World's Children report and Young and Online report, for which she was a principal researcher.
  • Dr Alana Lentin authored an article in Open Democracy titled 'The good conscience of French intellectuals: the case of Thomas Guénolé and the French left of Jean-Luc Mélenchon. An open letter' (opens in a new window), 14 December.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis was a guest on ABC News Sydney Breakfast (also broadcast from 22 stations) discussing the release of the ATAR and the alternate pathways into university, 14 December.
  • Dr Sarah Barns authored an article for The Conversation: 'Surprise! Digital space isn’t replacing public space, and might even help make it better' (opens in a new window), 13 December. The piece was republished by Spatial Source and Foreground.
  • Dr Philippa Collin authored an article for The Conversation: 'Facebook’s new Messenger Kids app could be good for digital literacy' (opens in a new window), 12 December. The piece was republished by Australasian ScienceThe Daily Bulletin and ABC Radio Australia (opens in a new window).
  • Associate Professor Amanda Third was interviewed by 2MCE Orange (broadcast from 72 stations) on UNICEF Australia's The State of the World's Children report and Young and Online report, for which she was a principal researcher, 11 December. She says that while children face risks in using the internet, they also face more opportunities. The balance between the need to keep children safe and fostering participation is the challenge. Dr Third was interviewed by ABC News Sydney Breakfast (also broadcast from 22 stations), CAAMA Radio News (Alice Springs), ABC Radio Sydney Overnights (also broadcast from 51 stations), 11 December. The report also received coverage by NineMSN, Yahoo7 and SBS News (opens in a new window) (syndicated through 14 other outlets).
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by 2ser (opens in a new window)about the state government's proposal to demolish and rebuild the ANZ and Allianz stadiums, 4 December. Professor Rowe was also interviewed by ABC Newcastle (also broadcast from ABC Upper Hunter (Muswellbrook)) on the topic. He authored an article for The Conversation: 'Sydney’s stadiums debate shows sport might not be the political winner it once was' (opens in a new window), 5 December. The piece was republished by ABC News (opens in a new window) and The Roar and cited in an opinion article in the Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window) online (syndicated statewide and also published in the Canberra Times (opens in a new window)), and the Sydney Morning Herald's 'What they said', 9 December.
  • Dr Karen Soldatic and Dina Afrianty authored an article for The Conversation: Membuka pintu pendidikan lebih lebar bagi siswa difabel di Indonesia (opens in a new window)/Improving education inclusion for disabled people in Indonesia (opens in a new window), 30 November.
  • SBS quoted Professor Stephen Tomsen in their investigation ‘Out of sight: the untold story of Adelaide’s gay-hate murders’ (opens in a new window), 29 November.
  • Dr Anna Cristina Pertierra authored an article in The Conversation: 'How Filipino artists are responding to President Duterte and the "War on Drugs"' (opens in a new window), 28 November.
  • Professor David Rowe featured on ABC Radio National Canberra's The Money program discussing the economics of The Ashes test series, 23 November (also broadcast from Radio National Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Hobart, Adelaide, Darwin, Newcastle).
  • The International Conference on Diversity and Disability Inclusion in Muslim Societies: Experiences from Asia received coverage in The Jakarta Post's article 'Islamic schools not inclusive enough for disabled students'(opens in a new window), 23 November.
  • Professor Karen Malone was mentioned on ABC Radio Canberra’s ‘Afternoons’ program in relation to making cities more playful places, 21 November.
  • Dr Tanya Notley co-authored an article for The Conversation: ‘Most young Australians can’t identify fake news online’ (opens in a new window), 20 November. The piece coincides with the launch of a report on Australia’s first nationally representative survey focused on young Australians’ news engagement practices, co-authored by Dr Notley. The report received widespread media coverage in the weeks following the launch:
    • The Australian (opens in a new window)
    • Dr Notley was interviewed by ABC Radio Sydney Mornings (also broadcast from ABC Central Coast (Erina))
    • MediaWeek: 'Report: Australian kids can’t tell fake news and need to improve media literacy' (opens in a new window)
    • The Educator: 'Report highlights need for media literacy among kids' (opens in a new window)
    • Medianet: 'Report highlights need for media literacy among Australian kids' (opens in a new window)
    • Dr Notley was interviewed by ABC News Sydney's 'Evenings with Grandstand' (also broadcast from ABC News Melbourne, Regional NSW, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Regional Queensland, Hobart, Canberra, Regional Victoria, Regional West Australia).
    • ABC Radio Melbourne interviewed co-author Associate Professor Michael Dezuanni (also broadcast from ABC Ballarat (Ballarat), Central Victoria (Bendigo), Gippsland (Sale), Goulburn Murray (Wodonga), Mildura - Swan Hill (Mildura), Shepparton (Shepparton), South Western Victoria (Warrnambool), Western Victoria (Horsham), and ABC Radio National Melbourne.
    • Dr Notley was interviewed by ABC News Melbourne Evenings (also broadcast on ABC News Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Newcastle, Gold Coast).
    • ABC Radio Darwin interviewed co-author Associate Professor Michael Dezuanni (also broadcast from ABC Alice Springs)
    • Dr Notley was interviewed by ABC Radio Perth Drive
    • Dr Notley was interviewed by ABC Radio Hobart Afternoons. (also broadcast from ABC Northern Tasmania (Launceston))
    • Dr Notley was interviewed by ABC Radio National Canberra The World Today (also broadcast from 59 stations)
    • Associate Professor Michael Dezuanni was interviewed by ABC Radio Darwin News (also broadcast from ABC Alice Springs (Alice Springs))
    • Dr Notley was Interviewed by ABC South East NSW Breakfast
    • Dr Notley was Interviewed by ABC News Melbourne Evenings (also broadcast on ABC News Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Newcastle, Gold Coast)
    • Dr Notley was Interviewed by ABC Radio Darwin Afternoons (also broadcast from ABC Alice Springs)
    • B&T Magazine: 'Study: young Aussies can't distinguish "fake news" (as they abandon newspapers)' (opens in a new window).
    • Education Today: 'It must be true... I googled it' (opens in a new window)
    • Dr Notley was interviewed by ABC Southern Queensland and ABC Western Queensland
    • Dr Notley was interviewed by 2ser: 'Can Kids tell real news from fake?' (opens in a new window)
  • Dr Sarah Barns authored an article for The Conversation: ‘Can a tech company build a city? Ask Google’ (opens in a new window), 20 November. The piece was republished by StartsAt60 (opens in a new window), Spatial Source (opens in a new window) and Pacific Standard (opens in a new window).
  • Professor Ien Ang was interviewed by The Strait Times for their article on multicultural suburbs in Australia (opens in a new window), 18 November.
  • Dr Shanthi Robertson was interviewed on SBS Viceland Sydney's program, The Feed, in relation to underground visa markets, 16 November. Also broadcast from SBS Viceland Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra, Regional Queensland, Hobart, Regional NSW, Regional Victoria, Regional West Australia.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis was interviewed on ABC News Sydney Afternoons on the outcome of the same sex postal vote. Professor Arvanitakis comments on the demographics of Western Sydney and possible reasons for the high no vote, 16 November. Also broadcast on ABC News Melbourne, Regional NSW, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Regional Queensland, Hobart, Canberra, Regional Victoria, Regional West Australia.
  • Associate Professor Alana Lentin published a piece on ABC Religion & Ethics titled 'The Liberal-Racist State: By Rejecting the Uluru Statement, Australia Recommits to Colonial Rule' (opens in a new window), 15 November.
  • ABC News Sydney’s Lateline program interviewed Emeritus Professor David Rowe (opens in a new window)about the increasingly close relationship between gambling and sport (broadcast on 20 stations), 7 November.
  • Research by Professor James Arvanitakis on financial literacy was discussed in Western Independent's article 'Men have financial advantage' (opens in a new window), 6 November.
  • Emeritus Professor Rowe was interviewed by ABC Radio Canberra (syndicated nationally and broadcast on 49 stations), and ABC News Sydney’s The World and The Business (opens in a new window)programs (also broadcast on 10 stations) about the possible sale of 21st Century Fox and Walt Disney, 7 November.
  • Associate Professor Alana Lentin authored an article for The Guardian: 'With our narrow interpretation of racism it's too easy to deny that we are racist', 27 October.
  • ABC News Sydney Breakfast interviewed Professor James Arvanitakis as part of the regular ‘Weekly Confab’, 27 October (syndicated nationally on 22 stations).
  • The literary journal Overland published a piece by Dr Jessica Whyte about human rights and the Russian Revolution, 26 October.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis was interviewed on ABC News Sydney Breakfast in relation to the assisted dying legislation that passed the Victorian lower house (syndicated nationally on 10 stations), 22 October.
  • Associate Professor Alana Lentin authored an article for ABC Religion & Ethics entitled, '"I'm not racist , but..' How denying racism reproduces its violence' (opens in a new window), 19 October.
  • Associate Professor Alana Lentin was interviewed by ABC Radio National for their program 'Wrong to be "white": is racism a moral problem?' (opens in a new window), 18 October.
  • A 2004 report on living with racism (opens in a new window)co-authored by Professors Scott Poynting and Greg Noble is mentioned in The Guardian's opinion article 'We have to stop normalising relentless Islamophobia in Australia' (opens in a new window), 14 October. The report was commissioned by the Centre for Cultural Research (Institute for Culture and Society) for the Human Rights Commission.
  • Dr Joanne Orlando and Dr Philippa Collin received coverage on ABC Radio Sydney, Breakfast, for their participation in Australia’s biggest mobile phone survey, as results are released, 13 October.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis featured in ABC News’ regular segment ‘The Friday Confab.’ In response to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, the panel discussed an open letter signed by 147 criminologists, sociologists, psychologists and other human behaviour experts calling on the media to stop publishing the names and photographs of mass killers; and bad speeches, in response to a 'disastrous address' by Theresa May, British Prime Minister. Also broadcast on the following stations: ABC News Hobart, Darwin, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra, Regional Queensland, Regional Victoria, Regional NSW, Albany, Regional West Australia, 6 October.
  • 2ser interviewed Dr Tanya Notley on the carbon footprint of data: 'The carbon footprint of your Facebook posts' (opens in a new window), 1 October.
  • Dr Camellia Web-Gannon was interviewed on ABC News Evenings with Grandstand, in relation to her role as the Co-coordinator of West Papua Project. The interview was syndicated nationally and broadcast from ABC News Melbourne, Regional NSW, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Regional Queensland, Hobart, Canberra, Regional Victoria, Regional West Australia, 27 September.
  • Professor David Rowe was quoted in The Weekend Australian in an article about the intersection of sport and politics. In relation to sporting clubs demonstrating public support for same-sex marriage, Professor Rowe says that sports are reflecting the attitudes that now prevail in corporate Australia: ‘Sport and politics bedfellows from now on’, 23 September.
  • Dr Shanthi Robertson was interviewed for an SBS World News TV story looking at the tens of thousands of migrants who remain in limbo as the Government pursues its planned citizenship changes, 18 September.
  • Professor David Rowe was interviewed by Al Jazeera on Australian sport activism and same-sex marriage, 15 September.
  • The Australian Financial Review reported that Professor Brett Neilson has worked closely with a number of international collaborators examining the social and cultural impacts of China's One Belt, One Road strategy, 12 September: ‘STEM critical, but not the sole solution’ (opens in a new window).
  • Dr Shanthi Robertson was quoted in an SBS World News story about the Turnbull government’s plan to increase the barriers to Australian citizenship with a tough English language test, 5 September.
  • Timeout Sydney publishes a regular article from Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran on what he loved the week before. In one article, Ramesh mentions the When South is North: Contemporary Art and Culture in South Asia and Australia symposium (opens in a new window)hosted by 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art in association with the Institute for Culture and Society, 1 September.
  • Professor Paul James authored an article in The Conversation: ‘Hypocrisy reigns on both sides of the same-sex marriage debate’ (opens in a new window), 30 August. The piece was republished by Penrith City Gazette, Parramatta Sun, Rouse Hill Courier, Hills News and Blacktown Sun.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis was interviewed for The Australian's article ‘Open access textbooks a hit with students‘, 30 August.
  • Dr Emma Power was interviewed by Dr Dallas Rogers on why Australian cities and homes aren’t built for pets (opens in a new window) for The Conversation's 'Speaking with' podcast, 29 August.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis was interviewed on ABC News Breakfast discussing current news stories, including the vandalism of statues of Captain Cook and Governor Macquarie, 27 August. Also broadcast from ABC News Melbourne, Regional NSW, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Regional Queensland, Hobart, Canberra, Regional Victoria and Regional West Australia.
  • Associate Professor Juan Francisco Salazar authored an article in The Conversation: 'Healing Colombia’s war-ravaged landscapes' (opens in a new window), 25 August. The piece was republished by The City Paper Bogota (opens in a new window) and published in Courier magazine.
  • Switzer Daily mentioned research by Dr Emma Power in a story about the lack of pet-friendly apartments in Australia (opens in a new window), 22 August.
  • A Sydney Morning Herald and Sunday Age article about Rutger Bregman, who will be speaking about work hours and the universal income at the Opera House, features a case study on Professor James Arvanitakis: 'Why we should work 15 hours a week', 20 August. Also published online by True Viral News (opens in a new window), Mandurah Mail and Canberra Times (opens in a new window).
  • Professor Paul James was interviewed by ABC Radio National Drive about Melbourne being ranked the world's most liveable city by The Economist magazine for the seventh year in a row and what this means, 16 August. Broadcast by Radio National Canberra. Also broadcast from Radio National (Sydney), Radio National (Melbourne), Radio National (Brisbane), Radio National (Perth), Radio National (Hobart), Radio National (Adelaide), Radio National (Darwin), Radio National (Newcastle).
  • The Smartphone Survey, which is the result of a collaboration between the ABC and researchers from Griffith University, Murdoch University and Western Sydney University and involving researcher Dr Philippa Collin, received widespread media coverage including:
    • 2UE Sydney The Daily Drive program (also aired on Magic FM in Melbourne and Brisbane), with a podcast published on the Talking Lifestyle website, 24 August.
    • ABC Capricornia, Rockhampton, Breakfast, 23 August.
    • 'Are you a slave to your smartphones? Or master of you mobile?' (opens in a new window), AAP Medianet, 22 August
    • 'Addiction to smartphones is leaving its mark on us all', Central Western Daily, Orange NSW, 24 August.
    • ABC Science Radio National (ABC Goulburn Murray 'Mornings' program, also broadcast from ABC Shepparton), 18 August
    • ABC South East SA (also broadcast by ABC South East SA, Mt Gambier),16 August
    • ABC Radio National's 'Life Matters' program (Radio National (Canberra), also broadcast from Radio National (Sydney), Radio National (Melbourne), Radio National (Brisbane), Radio National (Perth), Radio National (Hobart), Radio National (Adelaide), Radio National (Darwin), Radio National (Newcastle)): Talkback: how young is too young for a smartphone (opens in a new window), 14 August.
    • 'Conversation around smartphone etiquette', Launceston Examiner, 14 August
    • 'Smartphones connecting through social media' (opens in a new window), Tasmanian Examiner, 14 August
    • ABC Far North, Cairns, Drive, 11 August.
    • Triple J, Sydney (also broadcast from Triple J (Perth), Triple J (Melbourne), Triple J (Brisbane), Triple J (Adelaide), Triple J (Hobart), Triple J (Darwin)), 11 August.
    • 6PR, Perth, Mornings, 11 August
    • ABC Radio National 'Life Matters' program (Radio National (Canberra), also broadcast from Radio National (Sydney), Radio National (Melbourne), Radio National (Brisbane), Radio National (Perth), Radio National (Hobart), Radio National (Adelaide), Radio National (Darwin), Radio National (Newcastle)), 11 August.
    • ABC Radio Australia: 'Australia's biggest smartphone survey' and 'What is our love affair with smartphones doing to us?' (opens in a new window) (also published on ABC Science (opens in a new window) and The New Daily (opens in a new window)), 11 August.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis featured in an ABC News Lateline discussion about the impact that artificial intelligence will have in the future of democracy (opens in a new window). The interview was broadcast nationally throughout the ABC Radio network. Professor Arvanitakis also has an opinion piece (opens in a new window)published on ABC News Online, in which he further discussed the issues that are associated with "living in the age of the algorithm", 10 August. Interview also broadcast from ABC (Hobart), ABC (Darwin), ABC (Sydney), ABC (Brisbane), ABC (Adelaide), ABC (Melbourne), ABC (Perth), ABC (Canberra), ABC (Regional Queensland), ABC (Regional Victoria), ABC (Regional NSW), ABC News (Melbourne), ABC News (Regional NSW), ABC News (Brisbane), ABC News (Adelaide), ABC News (Perth), ABC News (Regional Queensland), ABC News (Hobart), ABC News (Canberra), ABC News (Regional Victoria).
  • Dr Philippa Collin featured in an SBS World News Australia online podcast, commenting on the non-binding national vote on gay marriage (opens in a new window), 10 August.
  • Kinderling Radio interviewed Associate Professor Amanda Third and Julie Inman Grant, the eSafety Commissioner, about children's online safety and privacy (opens in a new window), 8 August.
  • Associate Professor Amanda Third featured in an ABC Radio National Life Matters discussion about the rights of children in the digital age (opens in a new window), 7 August.
  • Dr Louise Crabtree was interviewed by Channel 7 News about rules for apartment sizes, 7 August
  • Professor James Arvanitakis featured on the 'Sunday Forum Panel' on Channel 7's Weekend Sunrise. The panel discussed the tutoring industry in Australia, which parents are utilising to boost their kid's competence and confidence (this is a regular segment). Also broadcast from 43 stations, 6 August.
  • Dr Louise Crabtree was interviewed by ABC News for their story 'Shared home ownership based on affordable housing models could help housing crisis' (opens in a new window), 3 August.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis was interviewed by ABC Radio Sydney's Afternoons program on the topic of selective schooling (opens in a new window), 26 July (also broadcast from ABC Central West NSW (Orange), ABC Coffs Coast (Coffs Harbour), ABC Illawarra (Wollongong), ABC Mid North Coast (Taree), ABC New England North West (Tamworth), ABC Newcastle (Newcastle), ABC North Coast NSW (Lismore), ABC Riverina (Wagga Wagga), ABC South East NSW (Bega), ABC Western Plains NSW (Dubbo).
  • Professor James Arvanitakis was quoted in The New Daily's article, 'Money really can buy happiness, if spent on the right thing - time' (opens in a new window), 25 July.
  • Dr Abby Mellick Lopes was interviewed on ABC Weekend Breakfast television about the Cooling the Commons research, 22 July.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis took part in a live panel discussion on ABC News 24 on special tax benefits and road rage, 21 July (this is a regular segment). Also broadcast from 22 ABC stations.
  • PhD candidate Keith Parry was interviewed by ABC Radio AM to discuss the forced resignation of two high-ranking AFL executives over workplace affairs with younger female employees: 'Calls for AFL to set culture benchmarks after two executives resign over extra marital affairs' (opens in a new window), 15 July.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis was interviewed by ABC News Sydney's Weekend Breakfast to review the main stories of the day (also broadcast from ABC News Melbourne, Regional NSW, Brisbane, Adelaide, Regional Queensland, Hobart, Canberra, Regional Victoria, Regional West Australia), 15 July.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis featured in a discussion on ABC News Sydney's Mornings program about university culture for students and the changing nature of higher education, 14 July (also broadcast from ABC Central Coast (Erina)).
  • Dr Shanthi Robertson co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Blaming migrants won't solve Western Sydney's growing pains' (opens in a new window), 14 July. The piece was republished by Property Observer.
  • As part of a special 2017 Ecocity World Summit series in The Conversation (opens in a new window), Institute researchers published the following six articles:
  • Professor David Rowe was interviewed by ABC North West WA about sexism in elite sports, 13 July (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) and ABC South West WA (Bunbury)).
  • Professor David Rowe was interviewed by Bloomberg on plans to clamp down on daytime gambling ads to protect children: 'World's biggest gamblers in backlash against TV betting ad' (opens in a new window), 13 July.
  • Coverage of the 2017 Ecocity World Summit, hosted by Ecocity Builders, The University of Melbourne's Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute and the Institute for Culture and Society from 12-14 July, included Australasian Special Events ('Melbourne to glow green for Ecocity World Summit 2017' (opens in a new window)), Travel Daily News Asia Pacific, Meeting Media Group (opens in a new window) and eGlobal Travel Media (opens in a new window); All Daily News ('Al Gore to headline Institute for Culture and Society EcoCity World Summit' (opens in a new window)); The Fifth Estate ('Al Gore on the great inflexion point' (opens in a new window)); and Architecture AU ('Market-driven compaction is no way to build an ecocity' (republished from Professor Brendan Gleeson's article in The Conversation)).
  • Professor David Rowe was interviewed by CDC Gaming Reports (opens in a new window)and MacauDaily Times (opens in a new window)about the proliferation of betting promotions during the ads of major televised sporting events: 'World's biggest gamblers cry foul as betting ads lure their kids', 12-14 July.
  • Dr Emma Power authored an article in The Conversation: 'Three reasons the government promotes home ownership for older Australians' (opens in a new window), 10 July. The article was republished by Domain, Daily Bulletin, The Brotherhood of St Lawrence Library, All HomesSenior Au, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Canberra Times, Blacktown Sun, Rouse Hill Courier, Penrith City Gazette and Hills News.
  • The Conversation publishes the first of a series (opens in a new window)of articles to coincide with the 2017 Ecocity World Summit. The Ecocity World Summit is being hosted by the Ecocity Builders, the University of Melbourne and Western Sydney University from 12-14 July. The article is republished in The Fifth Estate.
  • Dr Shanthi Robertson was interviewed by Rouse Hill Times for their article 'Changing face of our regions: Census data shows how much the area has grown over five years', 5 July.
  • Associate Professor Juan Francisco Salazar was interviewed by ABC Radio Hobart for their story 'How does Hobart compare as a gateway city to Antarctica? Transport lets us down.' (opens in a new window) (also broadcast from Radio National (Hobart)), 4 July. He was also interviewed by television stations Southern Cross Tasmania and ABC News Sydney (News, The World and Evenings programs) about the launch of the Antarctic Cities ARC project investigating the role of gateway cities to Antarctica (also broadcast by ABC News (Melbourne), ABC News (Regional NSW), ABC News (Brisbane), ABC News (Adelaide), ABC News (Perth), ABC News (Regional Queensland), ABC News (Hobart), ABC News (Canberra), ABC News (Regional Victoria), ABC News (Regional West Australia)). He was also interviewed by ABC News for their article 'How does Hobart fare in battle to be "gateway to Antarctica"?' (opens in a new window), 5 July. Further coverage of the project included Get Stem: 'Antarctic Cities project underway' (opens in a new window).
  • Research by Associate Professor Amanda Third and colleagues was published by Public: 'Study finds global support for new UN framework for children's rights online' (opens in a new window), 29 June.
  • Dr Sarah Barns was interviewed by Australian Financial Review for their in brief article 'Uber not helping smart city planning' (opens in a new window), 29 June.
  • Ann Dadich's research into palliative care was covered by Fairfield Advance, 28 June.
  • Dr Louise Crabtree was interviewed on housing affordability and Dr Shanthi Robertson on cultural diversity in Australia for News Local's article 'Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai residents send kids to private school and change their religion in 2016 census' (opens in a new window) (republished by Hornsby Advocate), 28 June. Dr Shanthi Robertson and Dr Kate Huppatz were interviewed by Finance Career's article 'Snapshot shows changing nation' (opens in a new window).
  • Dr Louise Crabtree and Dr Emma Power were interviewed for The Fifth Estate's article 'Census reveals the consequences of a growing housing affordability crisis' (opens in a new window), 27 June.
  • The Recalibrating Culture study was reported on by Alt Media (opens in a new window), 22 June.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis authored an article in The Conversation: 'Free textbooks for first-year university students could help improve retention rates' (opens in a new window), 20 June. Professor Arvanitakis spoke to ABC Mid North Coast on the topic, 20 (also broadcast from ABC Central West NSW (Orange), ABC Coffs Coast (Coffs Harbour), ABC Illawarra (Wollongong), ABC New England North West (Tamworth), ABC North Coast NSW (Lismore), ABC Riverina (Wagga Wagga), ABC South East NSW (Bega), ABC Western Plains NSW (Dubbo)).
  • In his column in the Western Weekender, Penrith Mayor John Thain mentions that the Institute for Culture and Society is part of the new Climate Adapted People Shelters project, 16 June.
  • Professor Stephen Tomsen gave expert testimony at an inquest into the death of Scott Johnson, whose body was found at the base of a North Head cliff in 1988. This is the second time in Australian history and the first time in NSW that there has been a third inquest held into any death. The inquest was reported on by ABC News: 'Scott Johnson's boyfriend was 'concerned' police wouldn't investigate death properly' (opens in a new window), 14 June.
  • Professor David Rowe was interviewed by ABC The World Today on Australia's bid for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup (opens in a new window), 13 June.
  • The launch of the Recalibrating Culture report and the study led by Professor David Rowe and Professor Deborah Stevenson was covered by Arts Review: 'Study finds Western Sydney artists resilient and hopeful in the face of change' (opens in a new window), The Conversation: 'Arts in the West of Sydney: the Great Divide' (opens in a new window) (republished by Australian News Daily Bulletin (opens in a new window)), and ArtsHub: 'We've got the stereotypes wrong' (opens in a new window), 8-9 June.
  • An opinion article by Dr Alexandra Wong (with Dr Dallas Rogers and Jacqueline Nelson), 'Chinese real estate investment and intercultural relations in Sydney' (opens in a new window), was published by the China Policy Institute, 8 June.
  • Associate Professor George Morgan authored an opinion piece for The Sydney Morning Herald and Brisbane Times: 'The improbable rise of Jeremy Corbyn' (opens in a new window), 5 June.
  • Professor David Rowe authored an article in The Conversation: 'Anti-siphoning changes a blow to sports fans who want to watch on free-to-air TV' (opens in a new window), 5 June. Professor Rowe was interviewed by ABC Radio Brisbane on the topic, 6 June.
  • Dr Emma Power was interviewed by The Border Mail for their article 'Housing investment plea' (opens in a new window), 2 June.
  • Dr Louise Crabtree was interviewed by SBS for their story 'Pointless or helpful? NSW's first home buyer stamp duty sweetener gets mixed reactions' (opens in a new window), 1 June.
  • Dr Alexandra Wong authored an article in The Conversation: with Dr Dallas Rogers and Jacqueline Nelson: 'Sydneysiders blame foreign investors for high housing prices – survey' (opens in a new window), 31 May. The piece was republished by ABC News (opens in a new window) and MSN (opens in a new window).
  • Associate Professor Alana Lentin is mentioned in an article by SBS on Partho Sen-Gupta's new film 'Slam' (opens in a new window), 29 May.
  • Dr Emma Power was mentioned in Property Observer's article 'Few measures in budget to help renters' (opens in a new window), 29 May.
  • Dr Ann Dadich was interviewed by Southern Highland News for their article 'South Western Sydney Local Health District shows care until the end of life' (opens in a new window), 28 May. Canterbury-Bankstown Express mentions Dr Dadich's research in palliative care, 6 June.
  • Dr Emma Power was interviewed by The Border Mail for their article 'Social housing scant' (opens in a new window), 28 May.
  • Professor David Rowe was interviewed by ABC News (Melbourne) on sports gambling advertising, 26 May. Also broadcast from the Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Newcastle and Gold Coast stations.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis and colleagues authored an article in The Conversation: 'Sgt Pepper's at 50 – the greatest thing you ever heard or just another album?' (opens in a new window), 24 May. The article was republished by the Newcastle University Press OfficePublic Now and Scroll.
  • Dr Ann Dadich was interviewed by South West Voice for their article on 'How PEACH makes quality palliative care possible' (opens in a new window), 23 May.
  • PhD candidate Keith Parry's research on food at sporting stadiums was mentioned in The Daily Telegraph's article 'Fancy sushi at the footy', 19 May and discussed on 2GB Radio Sydney, 22 May. Keith was interviewed on ABC Southern Queensland on the topic (also broadcast from ABC Capricornia (Rockhampton), ABC North West Queensland (Mt Isa), ABC Tropical North (Mackay), ABC Western Queensland (Longreach), ABC Wide Bay (Bundaberg)), 24 May. It was mentioned on MIX 104.9's (Darwin) 'Whip around the nation' segment. An article about the study is also published on the 2Day FM and Triple M 104.9 (opens in a new window)websites.
  • Professor David Rowe was interviewed by Triple R Melbourne (opens in a new window)on cities hosting major sporting events, 17 May. (David begins at 01:31:52).
  • Research on public perceptions of foreign and Chinese real estate investment (opens in a new window)by Dr Alexandra Wong (with colleagues Dr Dallas Rogers and Jacqueline Nelson) was covered extensively in the media including ABC 702 SydneyChannel 7 News, Southern Cross TV News, Nine News (opens in a new window), Australian Financial Review, Domain, SBS (opens in a new window), Business Insider, News.com.au (opens in a new window), Herald Sun, Courier Mail, Adelaide Advertiser (opens in a new window), South China Morning Post (opens in a new window)Asia Times (opens in a new window), Business Insider (opens in a new window), Property Observer (opens in a new window) and FINSIA (opens in a new window), from 17 May onwards. It was syndicated by regional News Corp publications nationally.
  • Professor Gay Hawkins was interviewed by Australian Water for their story 'Bottled water is booming, but what does its popularity mean for water utilities?' (opens in a new window), 15 May.
  • Dr Kate Huppatz was interviewed by ABC News on the importance of Mother's Day, 14 May. The radio interview was also broadcast from 10 other ABC stations.
  • Dr Louise Crabtree was interviewed for Leon Batchelor's opinion article in The South Sydney Herald: 'Waterloo, forever' (opens in a new window) about the challenges facing the communities of Redfern-Waterloo if they were to pursue a community land trust (CLT), 10 May.
  • Dr Emma Power authored an article in The Conversation: 'Is this the budget that forgot renters?' (opens in a new window), 10 May. The piece was republished by ABC News (opens in a new window), My Express (opens in a new window), Property Observer (opens in a new window), The Age (opens in a new window)and The Canberra Times (opens in a new window).
  • A Daily Advertiser column on planned increases to university fees cited Associate Professor George Morgan's recent column in The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window), 9 May.
  • Professor David Rowe was interviewed by 2ser on 'Economic implications of hosting major sporting events' (opens in a new window), 8 May.
  • Professor David Rowe authored an article in The Conversation: 'Live odds ban debate exposes sport and gambling's uncomfortable mutual dependency' (opens in a new window), 8 May.
  • Professor David Rowe was interviewed by ABC Radio Sydney on the impact that major sports events have on host cities, 8 May. Listen online (opens in a new window). Also broadcast to ABC Central Coast (Erina).
  • Professor David Rowe authored an article in The Conversation: 'For cities, hosting major sporting events is a double-edged sword' (opens in a new window), 5 May. The piece was republished by The Courier (Ballarat) and Business Standard (opens in a new window).
  • Associate Professor George Morgan authored an opinion piece in The Sydney Morning Herald: 'Australian universities are drifting to mediocrity. These cuts won't help' (opens in a new window), 3 May.
  • Michael O'Laughlin mentions PhD candidate Keith Parry in his column in the Koori Mail, saying he has written about the skewed perspective of the one-eyed fan and how sporting arenas can sometimes make this type of behaviour seem acceptable, 3 May.
  • Dr Michael Williams was interviewed by ABC Radio National Canberra about the Government's proposed changes to the 457 Visa and Australia's history of using English language tests for immigration purposes: 'The Dictation Test' (opens in a new window), 30 April. The interview was syndicated to eight other stations.
  • Dr Louise Crabtree was interviewed by Radio SkidRow on community land trusts, and government and non-profit roles in affordable housing provision, 26 April.
  • Dr Emma Power authored an article in The Conversation: 'For renters, making housing more affordable is just the start' (opens in a new window), 20 April. The piece was republished by ABC News (opens in a new window) and Fairfax publications including The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age (opens in a new window) as well as Daily Bulletin (opens in a new window), Property Observer (opens in a new window) and True Viral News (opens in a new window). Emma was interviewed on rental affordability and housing insecurity by ABC Radio Brisbane (opens in a new window)(Emma begins at 23:45), 20 April, and ABC Radio Canberra, 21 April.
  • Associate Professor Robyn Bushell was featured in Vietnamese news articles about the 8th scientific international conference on sustainable tourism: 'Sustainable tourism not sole responsibility of travel firms: conference' in Baomoi.com, Tuoi Tre News (opens in a new window), TalkVietnam, 17 April.
  • Associate Professor George Morgan authored an opinion piece in The Sydney Morning Herald: '"I won't be doing this forever": the barista with a Masters is a complex problem' (opens in a new window), 11 April. It was republished by WA Today and True Viral News.
  • PhD candidate Keith Parry was interviewed by Radio Adelaide (opens in a new window)on racism in sport, 11 April. Keith also provided expert comment for Jai Bednall's opinion article in The Sydney Morning Herald on 'Racist footy fan exposes unhealthy obsession' (opens in a new window), 13 April.
  • Professor Gay Hawkins was interviewed for The Sydney Morning Herald's article: 'Australian supermarkets lagging on efforts to reduce plastic packaging' (opens in a new window), 4 April.
  • Sarah Barns, Donald McNeill and colleagues co-authored an article in The Conversation'From Smart Cities 1.0 to 2.0: it's not (only) about the tech' (opens in a new window), 3 April.
  • Professor Gay Hawkins was interviewed by ABC Radio Adelaide Overnights about the rise of bottled water and issues surrounding it (opens in a new window), 1 April.
  • Dr Louise Crabtree was quoted in Elizabeth Farrelly's opinion article in The Sydney Morning Herald on 'How the public can reclaim the housing industry' (opens in a new window), 31 March.
  • Professor Gay Hawkins' research on bottled water and plastics was reported in ABC News' coverage of the World Science Festival in Brisbane: 'Why do people buy bottled water when it's free from a tap?' (opens in a new window) and 'Scientists call for action to curb microplastics use, address pollution' (opens in a new window) 27 March. The bottled water talk was also covered by Starts at 60 (opens in a new window)and Gay was interviewed by ABC Radio Sydney's Drive program with Richard Glover on bottled water.
  • Professor David Rowe provided expert comment for The New Daily's article: 'It is time to scrap 'sexist, decorative' grid girls from Formula One' (opens in a new window), 24 March.
  • Dr Emma Power authored an article in The Conversation with Dallas Rogers: 'Explainer: the financialisation of housing and what can be done about it' (opens in a new window), 23 March. The piece was republished by CityMetric.
  • PhD candidate Neroli Colvin authored an opinion piece for New Matilda: 'The devil's in the detail of Malcolm Turnbull's new multicultural statement' (opens in a new window), 21 March.
  • Professor Gay Hawkins was interviewed by 7 News for their program on the safety of tap water and bottled water: 'Bottled water costing Aussies millions' (opens in a new window), 20 March.
  • Research by Professor Brett Neilson, Ned Rossiter and colleagues in Chile was reported in Andes Online: 'Andina abre sus puertas para el intercambio de conocimientos con el mundo' (opens in a new window), 20 March.
  • PhD candidate Alejandra Villanueva was interviewed by SoundMinds about the sociocultural factors that take place in and off the sporting field: 'Hypermasculinity and sports', 14 March.
  • Coverage of the  Gen nbn™: 2020 and Beyond report continued with an article by Western Sydney Business Access (opens in a new window), 19 March, Women Love Tech (opens in a new window), 6 March, and The Huffington Post (opens in a new window), 3 March.
  • Associate Professor Alana Lentin was interviewed by Novara Media on 'Unsettling feminism and the politics of the prison break' (opens in a new window), 9 March.
  • Professor David Rowe was interviewed by 1233 ABC Newcastle about the disciplining of sports coaches for abusing match officials, 8 March.
  • Professor David Rowe was interviewed by the ABC Radio The World Today program on Google's Snippet, algorithms and the circulation of fake news: 'Google Home caught reading out fake news in response to questions on Obama's "coup"" (opens in a new window), 7 March. Also published online on ABC Radio Australia (opens in a new window) and Dotemirates (opens in a new window) and picked up by Technologr'Google has issued an apology after its Google Home device was caught reading out fake news' (opens in a new window) and pc.co, Israel (opens in a new window), 7-8 March.
  • Professor Kay Anderson's work on Vancouver's Chinatown was discussed in Toronto Metro's article: 'Advocates help Chinese grocers, farmers survive Chinatown gentrification' (opens in a new window), 7 March.
  • Professor Paul James' keynote address at the Camden Conference, 'The World Is on the Move, and We Have No Idea How to Respond', was reported by and published by Maine Public (opens in a new window), 28 February.
  • Professor David Rowe provided expert comment on 'Lingerie Boxing' for The Courier Mail (opens in a new window), Herald Sun, Daily Telegraph, Lismore Northern Star, Tweed Daily News (syndicated widely across the News Corp network), 27 February.
  • Dr Jorge Knijnik's research on the cultural politics embedded in the Wanderers' Red and Black Bloc was mentioned in Daryl Adair's The Conversation article on 'Fourteen penalties: Sydney's A-League derby off the pitch' (opens in a new window), 24 February.
  • PhD candidate Keith Parry's research on the price of food and drink at sporting venues was discussed by ABC News: 'Adelaide Oval's "ridiculous" food prices and ticket costs making it 'untenable' for families: punters' (opens in a new window), 22 February. It was reported by Turfmate (opens in a new window)on 24 February and in West Australian on 20 March.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis was interviewed by ABC Radio Canberra on whether Year 12 will make or break a student's life, 21 February.
  • Professor David Rowe was interviewed for Mamamia's article on 'Why women aren't allowed to call male sporting games on TV' (opens in a new window), 20 February.
  • Dr Robyn Bushell provided expert comment on how the Trump presidency may affect tourism, published in the Sun Herald, the Sunday Age and other newspapers across the Fairfax network, 19 February.
  • Professor David Rowe was interviewed by The Daily Telegraph for their article 'Women's sport continues to raise profile and break down barriers' (also published by Adelaide AdvertiserGold Coast BulletinCourier Mail), 17 February.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Young women can budget in the short term but struggle with long-term investments: survey' (opens in a new window), 14 February. It was republished by Daily Bulletin (opens in a new window), Mamamia (opens in a new window) and The Mandarin (opens in a new window). James was interviewed by Radio Adelaide's The Wire program on his research into the financial literacy of young women, 22 February.
  • Professor Paul James was interviewed by BBC Radio 5 discussing the Trump presidency and his handling of global relations focusing on China, 14 February.
  • Dr Louise Crabtree authored an article in The Conversation: 'Why big data may be having a big effect on how our politics plays out' (opens in a new window), 13 February. It was republished by Daily Bulletin (opens in a new window)and Australian Business (opens in a new window).
  • Professor David Rowe authored an article with Brett Hutchins in The Conversation: 'Prize fight over live-streamed sport will go on long after the final bell sounds' (opens in a new window), 8 February. The piece was republished by Daily Bulletin (opens in a new window), Mumbrella (opens in a new window) and InDaily (opens in a new window).
  • Professor David Rowe was interviewed by ABC NewsRadio for The Ticket's program on 'Trump'd: Sport in the New World Order' (opens in a new window), 6 February (beginning at 6:00).
  • Dr Liam Magee was interviewed following the release of a report authored by researchers (Liam, Brett Neilson, Amanda Third, Paul James, Glenn Stone, Emma Keltie, Russell Thomson, Sangeeta Bhatia, Rachel Hwung) for NBN Co: Gen nbn™: 2020 and Beyond. Liam was interviewed by The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window)(republished by The Canberra Times (opens in a new window), The Age, and over 100 Fairfax news sites around Australia); ABC Southern Queensland; and news.com.au (opens in a new window).

    The report was also covered by The AustralianABC News (opens in a new window), ABC Radio Australia (opens in a new window), Gizmodo (opens in a new window), LifeHacker (opens in a new window), Content + Technology (opens in a new window)and Dotemirates (opens in a new window), 3 February. It was reported by Channel 7 News in Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, and also published extensively online, including: Daily Telegraph (opens in a new window), Herald Sun (opens in a new window), Courier Mail (opens in a new window), Hobart Mercury (opens in a new window), Adelaide Advertiser (opens in a new window), NT News (opens in a new window), Geelong Advertiser (opens in a new window), Gold Coast Bulletin (opens in a new window), Townsville Bulletin (opens in a new window), Public Now (opens in a new window), Technology Decisions (opens in a new window), and Telecompaper (opens in a new window)(The Netherlands). Continuing reports included an interview with The Advocate (Burnie, Tasmania) and coverage by ABC Ballat, and the Huffington Post, 9 February onwards.
  • Professor Stephen Tomsen was interviewed for The New York Times' article on the death of American mathematician, Scott Johnson and anti-gay hate crimes in Sydney from the 1970s: 'When Gangs Killed Gay Men for Sport: Australia Reviews 88 Deaths' (opens in a new window), 30 January. The article was republished by The News and Observer, Ledger Enquirer, Kansas City Star, Bradenton Herald, Macon Telegraph, The State.com, Lexington Herald Leader, Myrtle Beach OnlineIdaho Statesman, Central Daily Times, The Tribune, The Island Packet, Star Telegram, The Wichita Eagle, The Olympian, The Bellingham Herald, Belleville News-DemocratTai-City Herald, Sun Herald, The Sacremento Bee, The News Tribune, Miami Herald, The Charlotte Observer, The Modesto Bee, and MSN news sites across the United Arab Emirates, Norway, Sweden and Great Britain.
  • Youth-led movement against cyberbullying Project Rockit (opens in a new window) and its evaluation by ICS researchers was reported by ITWire (opens in a new window), CRN (opens in a new window) and Telstra (opens in a new window), 30 January.
  • Associate Professor Amanda Third's work with the Australian Children's eSafety Commissioner on the #talkb4sharing campaign was published by Daily Telegraph, Channel Ten news and Senior magazine, 30 January. She also interviewed by 3AW 693 News Talk radio (31 January) and ABC Radio Darwin's Breakfast program (3 February)on the topic.
  • Professor Ien Ang was interviewed by The Election Nerds' podcast on 'Cultural Diplomacy and Soft Power Show' (opens in a new window), 29 January (recorded in the studios of 2ser).
  • Dr Dallas Rogers was interviewed for Domain's article, 'Affordability frontier vanishing as million-dollar sales surge in Sydney's west' (opens in a new window), 27 January. Also published by msn.comTrue Viral News, USA) and Blacktown Sun.
  • PhD candidate Keith Parry authored an article in The Conversation: 'Australian' enough to be a hero?' (opens in a new window), 26 January. The piece was republished by Daily Bulletin (opens in a new window).
  • Dr Anna Cristina Pertierra authored an article in The Conversation: 'In the Philippines, celebrity, melodrama and national politics are deeply entangled' (opens in a new window), 25 January. The piece was republished by The Huffington Post (opens in a new window).
  • Dr Dallas Rogers speaks with Nicole Cook on union 'green bans', housing affordability and the Sirius building (opens in a new window)for The Conversation's 'Speaking with' podcast, 25 January.
  • Dr Emma Power was interviewed by Yours Magazine on the close relationships people have with their pets for an article entitled 'Are we really a nation of animal lovers?', 19 January.
  • Professor Brett Neilson discussed the implications of globalisation in relation to data centres on ABC Radio North West Queensland, 19 January.
  • Dr Shanthi Robertson authored an article for World Politics Review: 'How new migration patterns are transforming Australia's multiculturalism' (opens in a new window), 19 January.
  • Professor David Rowe was interviewed by 2ser radio on Australian sports and the social gap, 19 January, following the publication of his article in The Conversation (opens in a new window)on this topic.
  • Dr Brett Bennett was interviewed in an article about the history and celebrations of Australia Day published in Wentworth Courier (opens in a new window)(page 33), Liverpool Leader (opens in a new window)(page 10), Penrith PressNorth Shore Times, Manly Daily, 18-19 and 26 January.
  • Coverage of PhD candidate Keith Parry's research on the price of beer at sporting events (opens in a new window)continued with an interview on 2ser radio, 16 January.
  • Professor David Rowe authored an article in The Conversation'Australia needs to make sport a more equal playing field: here's why' (opens in a new window), 17 January. The article was republished by the Daily Bulletin (opens in new window), 18 January.
  • Ingrid Matthews authored an opinion piece for Independent Australia'Centrelink is working to plan: to drive low income people to despair' (opens in a new window), 12 January.
  • Adjunct Fellow Kirsten Seale was quoted by News.com.au on the 'suburbanisation' of regional Australian cities: 'Regional towns are becoming the new inner city as property prices force young people to buy further away' (opens in a new window), 12 January.

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