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June 2020

19 June:

  • CNBC News (US) interviewed Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan from the China Studies Centre and Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about current tensions between India and China and the border dispute that has been unresolved for almost 60 years.
  • VICE News quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History in an article about former United States national security advisor John Bolton’s memoir, alleging that Donald Trump verbally approved China’s Uighur ‘re-education camps’, where as many as one million members of the country’s Muslim minority population are currently being housed. 

18 June:

  • The Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated across Nine Publishing) quoted Professor of Practice and Director of the Culture Strategy Tim Soutphommasane about the importance of anti-racism education in schools.
  • ABC Radio Illawarra interviewed Dr Mariko Smith from the School of Literature, Arts and Media about the Black Lives Matter movement in Australia, the removal of colonial statues and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders who resisted colonisation.
  • ABC Evening News, India Times, TIME Magazine, SBS News online and News.com.au (syndicated across News Corp) interviewed Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan from the China Studies Centre and Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about current tensions between India and China and the border dispute that has been unresolved for almost 60 years.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson and Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations about the definition of, and opposition to ‘branch stacking’ in politics.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Marcus Carter and Ben Egliston from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the mobile game Pokemon Go planning to encourage players to create and upload 3D scans of real-world locations. The article was republished on ABC News online.

17 June:

  • East Asia Forum published an article by Professor Marian Baird from the Business School and Associate Professor Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy on the gendered impact of previous economic crises and the current one during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • SBS News online quoted Professor Robert Aldrich from the Department of History in an article about the treatment of African workers under King Leopold II’s rule, amid anti-racism protests in Belgium and monuments of Leopold that have been a target of protesters in Belgium and beyond. 
  • ABC Radio Canberra interviewed Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations about the practice of ‘branch stacking’, where people who have no interest in joining a political party are enrolled as members by having their memberships paid for by those seeking to influence the party.
  • National Interest published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the current situation in North Korea in light of Kim Jong-un’s recent disappearance and increasingly prominent role of his sister, Kim Yo-jong.
  • National Geographic quoted Ian Gilligan from the Department of Archaeology about his studies on the early history of clothes, and the likelihood of people making and wearing clothes in Sri Lanka 48,000 years ago.
  • SBS News online quoted Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about the United States Supreme Court ruling that employers can no longer discriminate against workers because of their sexual orientation. ABC Radio Sydney also interviewed Dr Smith in a regular segment ‘Trump Tuesday’, discussing the same topic.
  • The Mandarin mentioned the appointment of Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Gallop from the Department of Government and International Relations to The Mandarin’s Select Committee of policy leaders and experts.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Dr Lynette Riley from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about ‘9 tips teachers can use when talking about racism’.

16 June:

  • The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations about the practice of ‘branch stacking’, where people who have no interest in joining a political party are enrolled as members by having their memberships paid for by those seeking to influence the party. The article was republished by SBS News online and In Daily. Dr Gauja was also interviewed about this issue on Radio Adelaide and quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated across Nine Publishing).

15 June:

  • J-Wire quoted Emeritus Professor Suzanne Rutland from the Department of Hebrew, Biblical & Jewish Studies about her contribution to the Inquiry into Anti-Vilification Protections hosted on Zoom by the Victorian State Parliament. The Jerusalem Post mentioned her in the same vein.
  • The Adelaide Advertiser quoted Dr Aim Sinpeng from the School of Social and Political Sciences about fake online news.
  • The Australian quoted Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics about paying people for blood plasma donations.
  • SBS quoted Dr Sarah Cameron from the School of Social and Political Sciences about people’s right to protest, even during a pandemic.
  • The National Interest published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about what could happen if China’s economy fails.
  • The Sun Herald (syndicated) quoted Dr Peter Chen from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the problem with ‘centrism’ in Australian politics.
  • ABC TV News interviewed Professor of Practice Tim Soutphommasane about current diplomatic tensions between China and Australia and the need for the federal government to urgently develop and resource a national anti-racism strategy. The Age and South China Morning Post also quoted him about combating racism through a federal strategy. Professor Soutphommasane was also interviewed by ABC Radio National about far-right extremist groups using COVID-19 to further their own radical agendas and The New Daily and SBS News about NSW Police using a known white supremacist hand gesture. Commenting on an anti-Semitic cartoon in the Financial Review, he was also quoted in Australian Jewish News and The Guardian.
  • News.com.au (syndicated across News Corp and Australian Community Media) interviewed Professor Mark McKenna, from the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry, about the removal and defacing of potentially problematic statues around Australia.

 

12 June:

  • SBS World News interviewed Professor of Practice Tim Soutphommasane about the need for the federal government to develop and resource a national anti-racism strategy.
  • 7 News online quoted Professor Mark McKenna from the Department of History about the inaccuracy of Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s comments that Australia does not have a history of slavery.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Bruce Isaacs from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the decision by HBO to temporarily remove the film Gone With the Wind from its schedule and streaming services checking for racist content. The Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated across Nine Publishing) and The Australian also quoted Associate Professor Isaacs in articles about the issue.
  • ABC World Tonight (from 38:22) and 6PR Radio Perth interviewed Dr James Flexner from the Department of Archaeology to discuss the global phenomenon currently, and throughout history, of removing and defacing statues.
  • The Canberra Times (syndicated across Australian Community Media) quoted Professor Robert Aldrich from the Department of History about how a new plaque or display for statues may help to contextualise statues so they can continue to serve teaching purposes. SBS News also interviewed Professor Aldrich for a social media video about the issue.

11 June:

 

  • ABC TV News and ABC Radio Melbourne interviewed Professor of Practice Tim Soutphommasane about the warning issued by the Chinese Ministry of Education to students about studying in Australia and some of the strategies the Australian government could employ to respond to rising recorded cases of racism.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated across Nine Publishing) and The Daily Telegraph (syndicated across News Corp) mentioned the percentage of Chinese international student at the University in an article about the Chinese Ministry of Education issuing a warning to its students about studying in Australia and the potential impact on Australian universities. Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences was quoted in both articles, he was also interviewed on ABC Radio Ballarat.

 

 

10 June:

  • BBC UK and Yahoo! Finance mentioned the university in articles about the Ministry’s warning and risks to the Australian economy, quoting Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government & International Relations about Australia’s current position in relation to COVID-19 and challenges on the horizon of maintaining zero community transmissions before the development of a vaccine.
  • Border Mail (Albury) (syndicated across Australian Community Media) published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Andrew Wait from the School of Economics about the shift to online work and predictions that the move to work-from-home, in many sectors, will be a permanent one. 
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for a regular segment ‘Trump Tuesday’, discussing the US President’s threat of using the military against US citizens in response to widespread protests.

9 June:

  • CBC (Canada) quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the WHO’s response to China regarding the coronavirus.
  • Crikey quoted Dr Peter Hobbins from the Department of History about people’s memories of the ‘Spanish’ flu in Australia. Sky News interviewed him about it.
  • Spectator published a piece by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the Australian government’s decision-making around the coronavirus.
  • The Educator published a piece by Associate Professor Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Workabout how educators feel about returning to schools.
  • The Conversation published a review of the book ‘Desire Lines’ by Honorary Associate Professor Jennifer Gribble from the Department of English.
  • The Canberra Times published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Andrew Wait from the School of Economicsabout how to be professionally creative in a work-from-home world.

5 June:

  • ABC News online quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations in an article about criticism of the World Health Organisation in its handling of the coronavirus crisis. 
  • The Educator published an article by Associate Professor Rachel Wilson from the Sydney School of Education and Social Work about a survey of more than 10,000 public school teachers in NSW about their experiences of teaching during COVID-19.
  • MSN Australia quoted Associate Professor Anna Boucher from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the effects of halted migration due to COVID-19 on the Australian economy.
  • Yahoo! News Australia quoted Dr Jolynna Sinanan from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the debate over the ‘Blackout Tuesday’ social media campaign. Australasian Science also published an article by Dr Sinanan about the campaign.

4 June:

  • The Age (syndicated across Nine Publishing) quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations in an article about criticism of the World Health Organisation in its handling of the coronavirus crisis. 
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the United States Studies Centre about the current protests in the US and President Donald Trump’s response.
  • ABC Radio Adelaide interviewed Associate Professor Brendan O’Connor from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and United States Studies Centre about the upcoming presidential election, US President Donald Trump’s response to COVID-19 and recent protests in response to the murder of George Floyd.
  • The Conversation published an article by Patrick Locke from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy about the federal government’s recently announced plan to overhaul the skills sector.  

3 June:

  • The New York TimesBusiness MirrorNews Hub (NZ) and The Daily Mail (syndicated widely across international media) quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations in an article about investigations into the origins of the coronavirus and the World Health Organisation’s relationship with China.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the School of Social and Political Sciences about the parallels and differences between the Black Lives Matter protests and those during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. ABC Radio Adelaide also interviewed Dr Smith about the current protests.
  • The Australian Institute of Family Studies published a piece by Dr Susan Collings, Associate Professor Amy Conley Wright and Sarah Ciftci from the Research Centre for Children and Families about how out-of-home care caseworkers can support contact between children and their birth families during social restrictions.

2 June:

  • ABC Radio Darwin and ABC’s Australian Story interviewed Dr Peter Hobbins from the Department of History about the adaptation of Australians to COVID-19 in comparison to the Spanish Flu Pandemic.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated across Nine Publishing) quoted Professor John Keane from the Faculty or Arts and Social Sciences about failures of US governance, and how we are currently in a historical moment of watching an empire decline.
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1 June:

  • Channel 7 interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about Australia's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The Australian quoted Associate Professor Anna Boucher from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the effects of halted migration due to COVID-19 on the Australian economy.
  • 2ser interviewed Dr Eyal Mayroz from the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies about Israel’s proposed annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank.
  • The South China Morning Post quoted Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the School of Social and Political Sciences about his involvement in the “Racism. It Stops With Me” campaign when he was the Australian Race Discrimination Commissioner. SBS quoted him about the ‘invisible’ multicultural press in Australia.

 

May 2020

29 May:

  • The Daily Advertiser quoted Dr Steve Georgakis from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about concerns around the shutdown of grassroots sports in response to COVID-19, and potential consequences for children who have reduced physical activity.
  • SBS News online quoted Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about how US police responded to protestors at anti-lockdown rallies and demanding justice for George Floyd.
  • 2SER Radio interviewed Dr Eyal Mayroz from the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies about Israel’s recently announced plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank.
  • Nueva Tribuna (Spain) published an opinion piece by Dr Luis Angosto-Ferrandez from the Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies on the uses of the Spanish national flag in recent political rallies against the government. The Wire Radio interviewed him about the spread of COVID-19 in the Brazilian Amazon and President Bolsonaro's response to the crisis.

28 May:

  • National Interest published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the impact of coronavirus on the United States, and how most of New York’s cases were imported from western Europe.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated across Nine Publishing) quoted Associate Professor Rachel Wilson from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about data revealing the need for a better understanding of the teacher workforce.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated across Nine Publishing) quoted Professor Jim Tognolini from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about data used in educational measurement in high schools and the importance of analysing information gathered by teachers beyond standardised testing.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Jonathon Hutchinson from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about ‘digital first personalities’ who build highly engaged audiences online first, and how creatives are turning to online platforms during COVID-19.

27 May:

  • ABC Radio National interviewed a panel of University of Sydney experts about communication and misinformation during COVID-19, including how messaging has changed over time during the pandemic, and its impact on people’s anxiety and wellbeing. Panellists included Professor Annamarie Jagose, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Professor Julie Leask from the Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery, Professor Ian Hickie, Co-Director of the Brain and Mind Centre, Dr Claire Hooker from the School of Public Health and Centre for Values, Ethics and Law in Medicine, and Professor Nick Enfieldfrom the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations in an article about fast food outlets rolling out staff temperature checks as part of their COVID-19 protocols.

25 May:

  • ABC News (TV) interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the global investigation into the origins of the coronavirus.
  • ABC News (TV) interviewed Associate Professor Anna Boucher from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the difficulties migrants in Australia are facing due to the pandemic.
  • The Guardian mentioned a former PhD student at the University, Alex Garcia Marrugo, in a piece about how she met her partner.
  • Al Jazeera quoted Dr Minglu Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations and the China Studies Centre about how China is dealing with the fallout of the coronavirus, from an economic perspective. IntellAsia republished the piece.
  • Study International quoted Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the future of Chinese students in Australia.
  • The Conversation published a piece by Associate Professor Julia Horne from the Department of History about how Australian universities came to rely on international students for funding.
  • Thrive Global reported on a study led by Associate Professor Marian Vidal-Fernandez from the Department of Economics about differences in people due to birth order.

 

22 May:

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about students transitioning back to school full-time from Monday onwards.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Associate Professor Stefanie Schurer from the School of Economics about the impact of the COVID-19 shutdown on children.
  • Al Jazeera quoted Dr Minglu Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations and China Studies Centre about unemployment in China following the COVID-19 lockdown.
  • AAP quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History about the need to engage in respectful debate with students from mainland China.

21 May:

  • The Mandarin published a report by Sydney Policy Lab about principles for a policy response to COVID-19.
  • VICE quoted Professor Kane Race from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the impact of COVID-19 on chemsex, and how the pandemic is shaping practice of intimacy and sex.
  • University World News quoted Professor Anthony Welch from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and China Studies Centre about how international collaboration has become increasingly challenged during COVID-19.
  • The Courier quoted Dr David Brophy from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and China Studies Centre about how Australian universities respond to on-campus activism in support of Hong Kong and criticism of the Chinese Communist Party.

20 May:

  • The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Rachel Wilson from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about young children’s literacy development in an article about teachers requiring additional resources and support during COVID-19. The Herald Sun (syndicated across News Corp) also mentioned Associate Professor Wilson’s research survey of more than 10,000 public school teachers in NSW revealing how they felt about remote learning and returning to classrooms during COVID-19.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Associate Professor Anne Boucher from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about Australia’s obligations to workers on temporary visas, and the long-term picture for people in this situation.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Mitchell Gibbs from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about his research into the transgenerational effects of oysters and climate change.
  • Yahoo! News Australia and NZ quoted Dr David Brophy from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and China Studies Centre about how Australian universities respond to on-campus activism in support of Hong Kong and criticism of the Chinese Communist Party.
  • The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the World Health Assembly and decision to have a global inquiry into the origins of COVID-19. Traveller and stuff.co.nz also quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about protocols Qantas may have to follow as flights resume, and how businesses will need to adapt to a vaccine-free COVID-19 era.
  • Crikey quoted Dr Gil Merom from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in an article about Australian-British academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert’s imprisonment in Iran.

19 May:

  • Channel 7 News interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about restrictions to international travel during COVID-19.
  • ABC News online quoted Associate Professor Jen Scott Curwood from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about accounts from teaching and their professional experiences during the pandemic.
  • MamaMia republished an article from The Conversation co-authored by Associate Professor Rachel Wilson from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about a survey of more than 10,000 public school teachers in NSW revealing how they felt about remote learning and returning to classrooms during COVID-19.
  • The Sector mentioned Sydney Policy Lab’s research partnership with the Paul Ramsay Foundation to tackle cycles of disadvantage. 

18 May:

  • Dr Omid Tofighian from the Department of Philosophy translated an opinion piece by Behrouz Boochani about Australia’s refugee policies that was published across Fairfax/9 mastheads.
  • Stuff (NZ) (syndicated across Fairfax/9 mastheads) quoted Associate Professor Bruce Isaacs from the School of Literature, Art and Media about Chris Hemsworth’s record-breaking Netflix film, Extraction.
  • Quadrant published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Daniel Anlezark’s book about Alfred the Great (849–99; reigned 871–99).
  • SBS quoted Dr Sarah Cameron from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the extent of and reasons for Scott Morrison’s popularity when he was elected Prime Minister a year ago.
  • The Newcastle Herald mentioned that Honorary Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, Tim Fitzpatrick, created the Pop-Up Globe – a recreation of Shakespeare’s theatre.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated across Fairfax/9 mastheads) quoted Associate Professor Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about quality assurance for teachers during online learning.
  • The Age (syndicated across Fairfax/9 mastheads) quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the history of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

15 May:

  • DW.com quoted Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the impact of COVID-19 on Australian universities and his concerns about an overreliance on revenue from international student enrolments from China.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics about downloads of the Government’s COVIDSafe App, and different strategies the government could employ to increase uptake of the app.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Emeritus Professor Richard Waterhouse from the Department of History about the replacement of the George Street cinema strip with a skyscraper in the Sydney CBD.
  • ABC News online quoted Professor Carole Cusack from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the history of people wearing wedding rings.

14 May:

  • Sky News interviewed Dr Peter Hobbins from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about similarities between the coronavirus pandemic and the 1919 Spanish flu.
  • ABC Radio Adelaide interviewed by Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics about South Australia’s 20-year infrastructure plan.
  • The Shoes Off podcast interviewed Dr Sophie Loy-Wilson from the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry about COVID-19 and Australia's history of racism.

13 May:

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Dalia Nassar from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in a segment about whether there is a moral case against the coronavirus shutdown, and whether there are better ways of protecting the most vulnerable.
  • ABC TV 7.30 Report interviewed Associate Professor Anna Boucher from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in a segment about the Government’s potential lifting of the travel ban for international students.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Professor Debra Hayes from the School of Education and Social Work about the experiences of remote learning for children and young people and strategies to turn everyday routines at home into educational opportunities.
  • ABC Radio Darwin played an excerpt from Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from theFaculty of Arts and Social Sciences in a segment about the World Health Organisation’s response to COVID-19.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Anne Twomey from the Law School and Associate Professor Helen Proctor from the School of Education and Social Work about the history of public education in NSW and the National Council for the Defence of Government Schools (DOGS) union which was formed to protest state aid to private religious schools.
  • 2SER interviewed Professor Jingdong Yuan from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and China Studies Centre about the relationship between North Korea and China and conspiracy theories as to what happened to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during his three-week absence.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated across Nine Publishing) quoted Professor Emerita Robyn Ewing from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about early language and literacy development, and how it’s never too early to start reading to children.
  • School News Australia reported on Australia’s largest study on out-of-field teaching in STEM, published by Sydney and Monash University, revealing that one in eight Australian Year 10 STEM classes is taught by teachers outside their field of expertise.
  • Dr David Smith from the Unites States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations was interviewed for a regular segment ‘Trump Tuesday’ on ABC Radio Sydney.
  • The Conversation published an article by Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics about why the Federal Government should share information about downloads and information obtained from the COVIDSafe App. The article was republished in VIW Magazine.

11 May:

  • ABC TV interviewed Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics about how the pandemic has created a rare opportunity for people to learn new habits and change behaviours.
  • The Guardian (syndicated) quoted Professor Marianne Fenech from the School of Education and Social Work about how children are absent in early childhood education policy.
  • Hobart Mercury mentioned a letter co-signed by Emeritus Professor Stuart Rees from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about Israel’s violations of international law.  
  • ABC and The New Daily quoted Associate Professor Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy about how working conditions could change after the pandemic.
  • ABC TV interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the easing of coronavirus restrictions. The Australian quoted him about hospitals’ capacity to cope over winter in the context of a risk of a second wave of COVID-19. The SMH (syndicated) quoted him on how NSW should progress as the virus spread slows.
  • ABC Radio (Canberra) interviewed Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Sciences about candidates for the political seat of Eden-Monaro.
  • 2ser interviewed Associate Professor Stephen Whelan from the School of Economics about the economic effects of COVID-19
  • SBS quoted Dr Steve Georgakis from the School of Education and Social Work about concerns around children’s inactivity amid the pandemic.
  • Aeon published a piece by Dr Luara Ferracioli from the Department of Philosophy about how for a child, being carefree is intrinsic to a well-lived life.
  • 2ser interviewed Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan from the Department of Government and International Relationsabout Kim Jong-Un and North Korea.
  • 2ser interviewed Professor Debra Hayes from the School of Education and Social Work about the impact of online learning, particularly on disadvantaged students.
  • Bloomberg News interviewed Associate Professor Anna Boucher from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the contribution of migrants to the Australian economy.

8 May:

  • ABC Radio Canberra played an excerpt from Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in a segment about different perspectives on the effectiveness and security of the COVIDSafe App. Politico quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott in an article about the World Health Organisation’s response to COVID-19.
  • The Australian Financial Review published an article by Professor James Curran from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and United States Studies Centre about Australia’s proposal for an inquiry into COVID-19’s origins, arguing it was badly timed for diplomatic relations with China.
  • Central News quoted Dr Peter Hobbins from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in an article about the history of lockdown in Sydney, in particular, the influenza pandemic of 1918-1919.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Kate Lynch from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the human genome and popularised ideas throughout history about biological determinism.
  • 2SER Radio interviewed Professor Debra Hayes from the School of Education and Social Work about the educational participation and achievements of young people who benefit the least from schooling, and the impact of remote schooling on these students.

7 May:

  • The Boston Globe quoted Professor James Der Derian from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in an article about COVID-19, misinformation and how online conspiracies have fuelled protestors and disruption.
  • The Daily Ittefaq (Bangladesh) and The Daily Janakantha (Bangladesh) published an article co-authored by Associate Professor Shaymal Chowdhury from the School of Economics about the impact of COVID-19 on food availability and security, with an estimated 265 million people facing severe hunger globally by the end of 2020 due to lockdown measures.  

6 May:

  • ABC News Weekend Breakfast interviewed Professor Marc Stears from Sydney Policy Lab about UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, including his response to COVID-19, Brexit negotiations and public perception.
  • ABC News interviewed Professor Anna Boucher from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences andSydney Policy Lab about the impact of travel bans and reduced net overseas migration on Australian society and the economy.
  • Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences facilitated a panel discussion on ABC Radio National about and how the COVID-19 crisis will change China.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for his regular segment ‘Trump Tuesday’.

5 May:

  • ABC News (online) mentioned the ‘Endorse CovidSafe’ website set up by University of Sydney academics, quoting Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics.
  • Smart Company mentioned a report compiled by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences outlining the proportion of university revenue accounted for by the fees from international students from China.
  • The Australian published an article by Associate Professor Andrew Wait from the School of Economics about the benefits of face-to-face learning during the sector-wide shift to online learning, quoting Vice-Chancellor and Principal Dr Michael Spence AC.
  • ABC Radio reported on ‘The Living Archive’, a website developed by Associate Professor Thomas Van Dooren from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences that collates records, of animals and plants that have become extinct or are on the brink of extinction across the Oceania region.

4 May:

  • Broad Agenda quoted Professor Marian Baird and Dr Myra Hamilton from the Business School and Associate Professor Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy about how the coronavirus has impacted the care sector and workforce.
  • SBS (onlineTVquoted Associate Professor Anna Boucher from the School of Social and Political Sciences on the predicted drop in migration to Australia due to COVID-19.
  • ABC Radio interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about COVID-19 vaccines and immunity. ABC online quoted him about how Australia stemmed the spread of the virus.
  • nine.com.au quoted Associate Professor Fiona Martin from the Department of Media and Communications about why people might seek out pseudoscience in a time of crisis.
  • ABC mentioned Professor John Keane from the School of Social and Political Sciences’ comments about how many people don’t believe the coronavirus is happening.
  • The Conversation published a piece co-authored by Dr Susan Potter from the School of Literature, Art and Media about the film, ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire.’

April 2020

1 May:

  • VOA News quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about China’s delayed notification about the coronavirus to the WHO.
  • SBS quoted Associate Professor Anna Boucher from the School of Social and Political Sciences on the benefits of migration to the Australian economy.
  • Mi Vision mentioned Dr Susan Heward-Belle from the School of Education and Social Work’s presentation on ‘what optometrists need to know about domestic violence in order to promote safety and wellbeing for survivors’ at an optometry conference.

30 April:

  • Australian Associated Press published a link to the University of Sydney article about the position of experts from cybersecurity, media, law and health on the COVIDSafe App.  CAAMA interviewed Associate Professor Jeanne Huang from Sydney Law School and Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics about the COVID safe app.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated across Nine Publishing) quoted Dr Steve Georgakis from theFaculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the ‘split’ attitudes of Australians on the return of sporting events.
  • Counter Punch mentioned comments made by Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations to American Statesman about wet markets and the source of transmission of COVID-19. The Age quoted him about testing children for COVID-19.
  • The Financial Express mentioned an article by Professor Warwick Anderson from the Department of History, 'Epidemic Philosophy', about how the COVID-19 pandemic galvanised many Western philosophers to philosophise about its significance within weeks of it becoming a global menace.

29 April:

  • ABC’s 7.30 Report interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the potential challenge of people starting to feel that the COVID-19 crisis is over and the risk of a second wave. Australian Financial Review quoted him about the success of Australia and New Zealand’s imposition of travel-related measures with voluntary and mandatory quarantine.
  • The National Interest published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about whether streaming service Apple TV+ will succeed.Australian Financial Review and Crikey quoted him about lost university revenue due to a decline in Chinese international students.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about Australian government approval ratings amid COVID-19.
  • ABC quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about why people share conspiracy theories.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Professor Rick Benitez from the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiryabout Greek philosophy.
  • The Conversation published a piece co-authored by Professor James Morley from the School of Economics about what the treasury will need to do to rescue the Australian economy.

28 April:

  • The Canberra Times published an article by Associate Professor Gaby Ramia from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the potential for policies implemented during the coronavirus pandemic to reduce stigma around unemployment.

27 April:

  • The Conversation published a piece by Drs Susan Collings and Margaret Spencer from the School of Education and Social Work about the additional challenges facing mothers with an intellectual disability due to the coronavirus.
  • SBS quoted Associate Professor Anna Boucher from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the precarious financial hardship Australia's migrant workers face during the coronavirus crisis.
  • ABC Radio and online interviewed Associate Professor Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about her research on remote learning amid COVID-19.
  • Campus Morning Mail published a piece by Professor Peter Goodyear from the School of Education and Social Work about ‘design for learning’.
  • ABC News interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about coronavirus vaccines. Traveller (syndicated across 9/Fairfax titles) quoted him on the timeframe for the easing of international flight restrictions. The SMH quoted him and Associate Professor Adam Dunn from the Faculty of Medicine and Health about area-based relaxation of social distancing in regional areas. Quartz quoted him about the WHO’s limited enforcement powers.
  • ABC News interviewed University Culture Strategy Director Tim Soutphommasane from the School of Social and Political Sciences for a general pane discussion about Anzac Day and COVID-19-related topics.
  • The AFR published an opinion piece by Professor James Curran from the Department of History and the United States Studies Centre about Malcolm Turnbull’s changing views on China, as revealed in his memoir.
  • ABC Radio (Nightlife) interviewed Associate Professor Judith Keene from the Department of History about the bombing of Guernica.
  • Inside Story reviewed a book by Professor John Keane from the School of Social and Political SciencesThe New DespotismThe Australian mentioned his views on Chinese influence in Western society.
  • A column in The Australian mentioned Dr David Smith from the School of Social and Political Sciences and the United States Studies Centre’s regular spot on ABC Radio Sydney’s Drive program.

24 April:

  • The Conversation published a piece by Dr Patricia Ranald from the School of Social and Political Sciences about how companies are using trade law loopholes to claim compensation for claimed COVID-19-related losses.
  • ABC Radio (Melbourne) interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about criticism of the WHO. The SMH (syndicated) quoted him about the NRL’s proposed resumption date. Radio New Zealand interviewed him about whether the worst of the pandemic is yet to come.
  • The Times of Israel quoted Assistant Professor Aim Sinpeng from the Department of Government and International Relations about how COVID-19 poses significant threats to government and regime security.

23 April:

  • 10 Daily quoted Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the School of Social and Political Sciences about anti-Asian racism and COVID-19.
  • News.com.au (syndicated) quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the risks of herd immunity as a pandemic-control strategy.WYZA mentioned the COVID-19 hotspot database he co-developed. ABC (The World Today) interviewed him about the increase in coronavirus testing in an attempt to ease restrictions.
  • Britain News republished a piece co-authored by Dr Peter Hobbins and Dr Prudence Black from the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry about past airline collapses in Australia, that was published in The Conversation.

22 April:

  • The Conversation published a piece by Dr Benjamin Nickl from the School of Languages and Cultures about the appeal of war movies.
  • The Conversation published a piece co-authored by Dr Peter Hobbins and Dr Prudence Black from the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry about past airline collapses in Australia.
  • The SMH quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the risks of herd immunity as a pandemic-control strategy. Australian Outlook interviewed him about the global context of health security policy and international efforts to tackle health crises. Qrius mentioned his piece in The Conversation about President Trump’s decision to freeze US funding to the World Health Organisation. News Cabal quoted him on the timing of the WHO’s declaration of a global pandemic. National Interest mentioned his comments about this subject. Travel Wire News quoted him about the difficulties in resuming international travel.
  • The Newcastle Herald mentioned that this year’s Kilgour Prize will be co-judged by Mr Stephen Gilchrist from the School of Literature, Art and Media.
  • Yahoo! Finance republished an open letter, ‘don’t sacrifice health for the economy’, signed by 174 academics including Professors Stefanie Schurer, James Morley and Deborah Cobb-Clark from the School of Economics, that was originally published in The Conversation.

21 April:

  • Business Insider quoted Associate Professor Tim Dwyer from the Department of Media and Communications about the government’s plan to charge platforms like Google and Facebook for news content.
  • ABC (TV and Radio) interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about what Australia would need to do to prevent a future pandemic. The Daily Advertiser quoted him about the government's approach to winding back COVID-19 restrictions. Stars Post and News.com.au mentioned comments he made to TIME about concerns about COVID-19 data from China. The Daily Mail and the UK government quoted him about the timing of the WHO’s declaration of a global pandemic.
  • The AFR quoted Professor Adrian Vickers from the School of Languages and Cultures about fears of social unrest in Indonesia due to COVID-19.
  • ABC Radio (Canberra) interviewed Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about how China and the US’ conflict over the coronavirus will shape global trade.
  • Property Observer and others republished an open letter, ‘don’t sacrifice health for the economy’, signed by 174 academics including Professors Stefanie Schurer, James Morley and Deborah Cobb-Clark from the School of Economics, that was originally published in The Conversation. News.com.au (syndicated) and The Courier mentioned it.
  • Inside Story mentioned a book co-authored by Professor Pippa Norris from the School of Social and Political SciencesCultural Backlash.

20 April:

  • ABC (Radio, Online) interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about what Australia would need to do to prevent a future pandemic. ABC TV interviewed him about the COVID-19 case location database he co-developed. The Age (syndicated) quoted him about the difficulties in resuming international travel.
  • The Conversation published an open letter, ‘don’t sacrifice health for the economy’, signed by 174 academics including Professors Stefanie Schurer, James Morley and Deborah Cobb-Clark from the School of Economics.
  • The TelegraphYahoo! India and others republished an AAP piece that quoted Assistant Professor Aim Sinpeng from the Department of Government and International Relations about how some governments are using COVID-19 to silence their critics.
  • SBS (online and TV) quoted and interviewed Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the School of Social and Political Sciences about an increase in racism directed towards Asians during the coronavirus.
  • BuzzFeed quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen and Emeritus Professor Frank Stilwell from the School of Social and Political Sciences about how conservative governments have shifted their policy agendas due to COVID-19.
  • Eternity News mentioned that Professor Michael Anderson from the School of Education and Social Work will be speaking at an upcoming online conference: Connected – building community in a fractured world.

17 April:

  • The Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated) published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Nicole Mockler from the School of Education and Social Work about the challenges teachers are facing due to the coronavirus.
  • News.com.au (syndicated), ABC Radio (Melbourne), IT News and 9News quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the COVID-19 case location database he co-developed. Croakey mentioned his piece in The Conversation about President Trump’s decision to freeze US funding to the World Health Organisation and The National Interest republished it.
  • ABC Radio (Wollongong) interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about how people will be looking more for grassroots politics and proactive behaviour in people running for regional seats following bushfires, drought and coronavirus.
  • AAP (broadly syndicated) quoted Assistant Professor Aim Sinpeng from the Department of Government and International Relations about how some governments are using COVID-19 to silence their critics.
  • The National Interest published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about his belief that the coronavirus could have escaped from a Wuhan lab.
  • Architecture and Design republished a piece co-written by Associate Professor Gaby Ramia from the School of Social and Political Sciences about why coronavirus impacts are devastating for international students in private rental housing, that was originally published in The Conversation.
  • The Epoch Times quoted Dr Fiona Martin from the Department of Media and Communications about Google’s resistance to government regulation.

16 April:

  • EastSide FM (89.7) interviewed Associate Professor in the Department of Government and International Relations, Gaby Ramia, about employment issues that have arisen due to COVID-19.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald and The Conversation quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from theDepartment of Government and International Relations and Associate Professor Adam Dunn from theFaculty of Medicine and Health about the COVID-19 case location database they co-developed. Triple J (Hack)interviewed Professor Kamradt-Scott about President Trump’s decision to freeze US funding to the World Health Organisation. ABC Radio (Sydney) also interviewed him about this and TIME and Bloomberg quoted him about it. The Conversation published a piece by him on it.
  • The Age quoted Professor Lisa Adkins from the School of Social and Political Sciences about people’s experiences during the Great Depression.
  • The Conversation published a piece co-authored by PhD candidate in the Department of Media and Communications Michael Ward about how publicly-funded media in Australia has been affected by the pandemic.
  • The Conversation published a piece by Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about whether voters will agree with President Trump’s assessment of who is to blame for the spread of the coronavirus.
  • National Interest published a piece by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Donald Trump’s decision to freeze funding to the WHO.

15 April:

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about the origin of the handshake.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about community transmission and contact tracing. 9 News quoted him about President Trump’s announcement that he intends to cut US funds to the WHO. Rolling Stone and SF Gate mentioned his comments made to TIME about the origins of the transmission of COVID-19. 10 Daily quoted him on the easing of quarantine measures.
  • The South China Morning Post published a regular column by Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics Lisa Lim, about how COVID-19 is changing the definition of ‘home-schooling’.

14 April:

  • The Daily Telegraph quoted Dr Peter Hobbins, Adjunct Fellow from the Department of History, about how Australia dealt with the Spanish Flu. Channel 7 interviewed him on this topic.
  • The Guardian quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about why the WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic. The Age, the Sun Herald and The SMH quoted him about the grounds on which the government will loosen COVID-19 restrictions. Quartz (syndicated) quoted him about how China used Taiwan’s admission to WHO meetings as a political tool. A panel discussion on Channel 9 mentioned him. 2GB (syndicated) interviewed him about how Australia is flattening the curve. AFR quoted him about how other countries’ responses differed to Australia’s.
  • The Epoch Times mentioned Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences’ research into Australian universities’ reliance on international students. A piece by Tony Abbott in Spectator mentioned him.
  • The SMH published an opinion piece by Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the School of Social and Political Sciences about anti-Asian racism and COVID-19.
  • ABC quoted Associate Professor Anna Boucher from the School of Social and Political Sciences about how COVID-19 could affect international student numbers.
  • The Age quoted Associate Professor Bruce Isaacs from the School of Literature, Art and Media about how COVID-19 will shape popular culture.
  • ABC (Radio National) interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the School of Literature, Art and Mediaabout how Easter will be different this year. South China Morning Post quoted her on how Easter eggs came about.
  • AAP (syndicated) quoted Dr Jonathon Hutchinson from the Department of Media and Communicationsabout why there has been a drop in public interest in the coronavirus.

 

9 April:

  • Channel 10 (The Project) interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about why Australia’s COVID-19 numbers are decreasing. ABC Radio (Sydney) interviewed him about the likelihood of easing of restrictions.
  • ABC Radio (Sydney) interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the School of Literature, Art and Media about the origins and traditions of Easter.
  • Spectator published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about how an economic overhaul is not needed to handle the coronavirus crisis.
  • ABC Radio (Canberra) interviewed Professor Jackie Manuel from the School of Education and Social Work about what decision-makers should do with regards to Year 12 school assessments.
  • ABC Radio (Sydney) interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about how language changes during catastrophes.

8 April:

  • Zocalo Public Square published an opinion piece co-authored by Professor James Der Derian from the School of Social and Political Sciences about how zombie films reveal the true dangers of COVID-19. Seven News interviewed him about the use of surveillance to monitor social distancing.
  • ABC Radio (Sydney) played an excerpt of a former interview with Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Sciences about how oversight is needed for key government planning decisions.
  • The Edge Markets and South China Morning Post republished a Bloomberg piece that quoted  Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about how much Chinese people spend on overseas tuition.
  • Sify republished a The Conversation piece co-written by Associate Professor Gaby Ramia from the School of Social and Political Sciences about why coronavirus impacts are devastating for international students in private rental housing.
  • East Asia Forum published an opinion piece by Professor James Curran from the Department of History and the United States Studies Centre about how COVID-19 triggers a reset of domestic and international institutions.
  • ABC News quoted Professor Jackie Manuel from the School of Education and Social Work about what decision-makers should do with regards to Year 12 school assessments.

7 April:

  • CGTN (China) interviewed Dr Susan Heward-Belle from the School of Education and Social Work about rising family violence amid the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Bloomberg quoted Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about how much Chinese people spend on overseas tuition. The National Interest published a piece by him about whether ‘legacy reality' will still be here when the coronavirus has passed.
  • Houston Chronicle (US) quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the consumption of exotic animals, in itself, not being the cause of the spread of COVID-19.
  • District Reporter Camden republished a piece by Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Sciences about why parliaments should keep functioning during the coronavirus crisis, that was originally published in The Conversation.
  • The Conversation published a piece co-written by Associate Professor Gaby Ramia from the School of Social and Political Sciences about why coronavirus impacts are devastating for international students in private rental housing.

6 April:

  • The National Interest published a piece by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about why armoured battleships are best for running freedom of navigation operations. Quadrant published a piece by him about Lombardy, Italy – one of the regions hardest hit by the coronavirus.
  • Brisbane Times (syndicated) quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the federal protocols for assessing coronavirus risk aboard cruise ships. 2CC Canberra (syndicated) mentioned his quotes about this. SBS quoted him about how conspiracy theories complicate the coronavirus response. The Australian (syndicated across News Corp Australia titles) quoted him about how long quarantine measures will last.
  • ABC quoted Professor Carole Cusack from the School of Literature, Art and Media about the history of church building in Australia and why deconsecrating churches can be difficult.  
  • ABC (Radio National – Sunday Extra) interviewed Professor Mark McKenna from the Department of Historyabout how we view James Cook, 250 years later.
  • ABC quoted Professor John Keane from the School of Social and Political Sciences about his forthcoming essay, Democracy and the Great Pestilence.
  • Government News interviewed Professor Marc Stears from the Sydney Policy Lab about policy making in the time of coronavirus. Campus Review also quoted Professor Stears on this subject.

March 2020

3 April:

  • Channel 10 (The Project) interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the coronavirus situation in Australia. The Australian Financial Review quoted him about the expected number of coronavirus fatalities in Australia.
  • The Australian Financial Review published an opinion piece by Professor James Curran from the Department of History and the United States Studies Centre about how the government must ensure international co-operation triumphs over a fortress Australia mindset.
  • The Australian published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the need for the government to be forthright about its economic planning.

2 April:

  • AFR (syndicated) quoted Dr Sarah Cameron from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Scott Morrison giving conflicting messages about new measures in place to curb the spread of COVID-19.
  • The Canberra Times quoted Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Australian state and federal parliaments’ decisions to suspend their sitting dates. ABC Radio (Sydney)interviewed him on this topic.
  • The South China Morning Post published an opinion piece by Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics, Lisa Lim, about the origins of the word ‘toilet’.
  • TIME quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about concerns about the transparency of COVID-19 data from China. The New York Times (syndicated) quoted him about how the US is behind many other countries in relation to its COVID-19 response. The Northern Star (syndicated across News Corp titles) quoted him about the need for Australians to remain conscientious about COVID-19 containment measures.
  • Tech Register (syndicated from News Corp) quoted Professor Rod Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about News Corp’s decision to cease printing local titles.
  • ABC Radio (Adelaide) interviewed Associate Professor Anna Boucher from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the effect of COVID-19 on temporary migrants in Australia.

1 April:

  • The Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated) published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about how Australia’s pandemic plan is unfolding. The West Australian quoted him about a potential relaxation in anti-COVID-19 spread measures. ABC TV (7.30 Report) interviewed him on the same subject.

31 March:

  • The Age (syndicated) quoted Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the risk of attention fatigue with respect to social distancing. The same piece also quoted Professor Marc Stears, Director of Sydney Policy Lab, about humans’ biological imperative to socialise. The Mandarin quoted Professor Stears about the Lab’s ‘five principles’ to guide debate and policy amid the coronavirus.
  • Architecture and Design republished a The Conversation piece by Associate Professor Tess Lea from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies, Professor Nicole Gurran from the School of Architecture, Design and Planning, and Mr Peter Phibbs from the Henry Halloran Trust about how the government can provide solutions to housing issues to assist people during COVID-19.
  • SBS quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the risk of a COVID-19 surge if people do not obey government rules.

30 March:

  • Channel 7 interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations in relation to the effect of the National Cabinet's order to cancel non-elective surgeries on private hospitals. ABC TV interviewed him about the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. The Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated) quoted him about different approaches to COVID-19 containment taken by cities around the world. Crikey quoted him about the new criteria for COVID-19 testing. Politifact quoted him about the consumption of exotic animals, in itself, not being the cause of the spread of COVID-19.
  • ABC Online mentioned social media accounts set up by Associate Professor Jennifer Scott Curwood from the School of Education and Social Work for school teachers to share their experiences during COVID-19.
  • EduResearch Matters published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about why schools should close during COVID-19.
  • The Australian mentioned comments by Professor James Curran from the Department of History to the Inquirer about the dangers of conservative voices blaming China for the pandemic.

27 March:

  • ABC (Radio National, Goulburn Murray) interviewed Dr Peter Hobbins, Adjunct Fellow from the Department of History, about how border closures now compare to those in the time of the Spanish Flu.
  • Radio New Zealand interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about Australia’s COVID-19 response. Brampton Guardian and other publications republished a piece by him, originally published in The Conversation, about guidelines for self-isolation. The Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated) quoted him about the inefficacy of school closures in curbing the pandemic. Various Indonesian publications (here and here) quoted him. Intellasia syndicated a Reuters piece that quoted him about concerns about undetected, asymptomatic patients in China in light of the country easing lockdown restrictions. Statesman quoted him about why exotic meat itself is not to blame for the spread of the coronavirus.
  • The Conversation (syndicated) published a piece by Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Sciences about why parliaments should keep functioning during the coronavirus crisis. Evening Report (NZ) republished it.

26 March:

  • The Canberra Times quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the spread of COVID-19 in Australia and how it compares to other countries. Reuters (syndicated) quoted him about concerns about undetected, asymptomatic patients in China in light of the country easing lockdown restrictions. The Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated) quoted him about the inefficacy of school closures in curbing the pandemic. Scandinavia News republished a The Conversation article that mentioned a different article by Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott published in The Conversation about guidelines for self-isolation.

25 March:

  • The Australian Financial Review quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the difficulty of comparing countries’ trajectories with regards to the spread of COVID-19. The same piece also quoted Professor Robert Booy from the Faculty of Medicine and Health about Australia’s COVID-19 trajectory. ABC News interviewed Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about the contribution of passengers aboard the Ruby Princess cruise ship to the spread. ABC Online (syndicated) quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about safe exercise options. Money Maven and The Conversation mentioned an article by Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott published in The Conversation about guidelines for self-isolation.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Peter Hobbins, Adjunct Fellow from the Department of History, about how border closures now compare to those in the time of the Spanish Flu.
  • The Conversation published a piece by Associate Professor Tess Lea from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies, Professor Nicole Gurran from the School of Architecture, Design and Planning, and Mr Peter Phibbs from the Henry Halloran Trust about how the government can provide solutions to housing issues to assist people during COVID-19.

24 March:

  • The West Australian quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Australian health care system’s ability to cope with an influx of COVID-19 cases. Malaysia Sun and various other publications republished an article that mentioned guidance from Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott around self-isolation. The article was originally published in The Conversation.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald published reviews by Dr Brangwen Stone from the School of Languages and Cultures of the German books Tyll and The Hungry and the Fat.

23 March:

  • SBS quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about whether states’ tough border measures are in the national interest. The Canberra Times (syndicated) also quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about his coronavirus projections for the US.
  • The Educator published an opinion piece by Professor Michael Anderson from the School of Education and Social Work about how schooling can become more creative in the time of the coronavirus.
  • The Sun Herald quoted Dr Peter Hobbins, Adjunct Fellow from the Department of History, about the social and economic impact of the Spanish Flu. The piece was widely syndicated across Nine Entertainment Co. mastheads. The Daily Telegraph and The Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated) also quoted Dr Hobbins on this subject.
  • The New York Times quoted Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the pitfalls of Australian universities’ reliance on international students amid the coronavirus.
  • EPeak mentioned Professor Danielle Celermajer from the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre and the Sydney Environment Institute’s ABC opinion piece on omnicide - the killing of everything.
  • Ballarat CourierSunraysia Daily and MyScience.org republished a piece byAssociate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about what you should and shouldn’t do if you’re in coronavirus self-isolation. The article was originally published on The Conversation.
  • The Conversation published a piece co-authored by Dr Bruce Isaacs from the School of Literature, Art and Media about what to watch, read and listen to in isolation. Lifehacker Australia republished the piece.

19 March:

  • The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about whether Australian states and territories should close their borders. The article was syndicated across Nine Entertainment Co. titles. 9News quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about coronavirus ‘peak’ caused by Australains returning from overseas. The article was syndicated syndicated across Nine Entertainment Co. titles.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor from the School of Social and Political Sciences and the United States Studies Centre about how the coronavirus could affect the US Presidental election.
  • Schools News republished an article co-authored by Associate Professor Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about whether schools should close. The article was originally published in The Conversation. The Medical Republic quoted Associate Professor Wilson about the same subject.
  • Sydney Observer quoted Professor Michael Anderson from the School of Education and Social Work about the perils of high-stakes school tests like NAPLAN and Year 12 exams

18 March:

  • The National Interest and a host of other publications republished an article by Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relationsabout what you should and shouldn’t do if you’re in coronavirus self-isolation. The article was originally published on The Conversation.
  • Stock Journal and a host of other publications republished an article by Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about banning mass gatherings and other social distancing measures to halt the spread of COVID-19. The article was originally published on The Conversation.
  • Herald Sun quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about what you should and shouldn’t do if you’re in coronavirus self-isolation. The article was widely syndicated across News Corp Australia titles.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about precautionary measures for those aged 60 and over amid the COVID-19 outbreak. The article was syndicated across Nine Entertainment Co. titles.
  • 9 News quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about common COVID-19 symptoms.
  • MSN.com republished a Crikey article that quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Australian healthcare system’s capacity to handle COVID-19.

17 March:

  • Canberra Times quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about whether it is safe to go to the gym amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. SBS News quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about whether social distancing is required on public transport. Australia’s Science Channel quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about banning mass gatherings and other blanket measures. Korea24 interviewed Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about Australia’s COVID-19 precautionary measures.
  • The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about what you should and shouldn’t do if you’re in coronavirus self-isolation. The article was widely syndicated.
  • KLSE Screener quoted Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about his economic prediction for China in the next six months. Spectator published an article by Associate Professor Babones about Vice-Chancellors' priorities amidst the coronavirus.
  • 2SM interviewed Associate Professor Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about her research on government versus non-government school funding. The Monthly mentioned Associate Professor Wilson’s research. 

16 March:

  • SBS TV interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about good hygiene practices in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. Channel 9, ABC News, 2SER FM and Sky News Live also interviewed Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott.
  • Northern Star quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about Australia’s preparedness to face COVID-19. The article was widely syndicated across Here, There & Everywhere (formerly APN News & Media) titles. AFR also quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott on this topic.
  • Perth Now quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about which travel destinations may be more dangerous for Australians in relation to COVID-19. The article was widely syndicated across News Corp Australia network. The New Daily also quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott on the subject.
  • WA Today quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations on how sporting codes should prepare to change their practices in light of COVID-19. The piece was widely syndicated across Nine Entertainment Co. titles.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about whether schools should close in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak. The piece was widely syndicated across Nine Entertainment Co. titles.
  • SBS (Online) quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the government’s decision to postpone advice against mass gatherings to today.
  • 10 Daily mentioned an article by Associate Professor Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work published in The Conversation about whether schools should close amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • Tate (UK art gallery) mentioned that PhD candidate Vic McEwan from the School of Literature, Art and Media has an interactive installation in Tate Liverpool, If They Spend the Time to Get to Know Me, focusing on facial nerve paralysis. 
  • AFR quoted Dr Peter Hobbins, Adjunct Fellow from the Department of History, about how the spread of COVID-19 differs to that of the 1919 Spanish Flu. ABC Radio (Melbourne) also interviewed Dr Hobbins on the subject.
  • Crikey quoted Professor of Practice in the School of Social and Political Sciences Tim Soutphommasane about Australia’s failure to adequately invest in anti-racism campaigns.
  • The Age published Professor Mark McKenna from the Department of History’s review of the book ‘Truganini: Journey Through the Apocalypse’ by Cassandra Pybus.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about her research into private versus public school funding. The piece was widely syndicated across Nine Entertainment Co. titles.

13 March:

  • ABC TV interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about NSW Health’s prediction that one in five people in the state will contract COVID-19. ABC Radio (Canberra, National, Triple J, Melbourne) also interviewed Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott on the subject.
  • South China Morning Post published an article by Associate Professor Lisa Lim from the School of Literature, Art and Media about the origins of the word ‘pandemic’.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Associate Professor Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about whether schools should close due to COVID-19.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr James Findlay from the Department of History about how mid-century cinema resurrected Port Arthur’s convict past.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about the protocol schools should follow amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

12 March:

  • Central Telegraph mentioned comments made by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences to Daily Mail Australia about the impact of COVID-19 on international student numbers in Australian universities. The piece was widely syndicated across News Corp Australia titles.
  • Newcastle Herald mentioned a report by Dr Stephen Whelan from the School of Economics about the labour practices of mining companies in the Hunter region.
  • ABC Radio (Sydney) interviewed Dr Peter Hobbins, Adjunct Fellow from the Department of History, about the impact of the Spanish Flu.
  • Brinkwire mentioned comments made by Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations to The Sydney Moring Herald about how COVID-19 might spread in Sydney.

11 March:

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  • ABC (Online) quoted Professor Jakelin Troy from the Department of Linguistics about Patyegarang, Australia's first teacher of Aboriginal language.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about how COVID-19 is spreading in Sydney. Daily Mail Australia mentioned these quotes. SBS quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott on a doctor’s proposal to quarantine all of Sydney.
  • School News republished a piece co-authored by Helen Proctor from the School of Education and Social Work about the government’s decision to change the funding formula for non-government schools. The piece was originally published in The Conversation.

10 March:

  • Today quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about whether lockdowns are effective in controlling the spread of COVID-19. The article was widely syndicated. 
  • The Courier Mail published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the need for a travel ban for those travelling from 'third countries' - layovers from COVID-19 hotspots.

9 March:

  • Alice Springs News quoted Associate Professor Tess Lea from Sydney Environment Institute and School of Philosophical & Historical Inquiry about climate change in the Northern Territory.
  • The Mandarin mentioned Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations has been appointed as the new Sir John Bunting chair of public administration at the Australian National University.
  • ABC Radio program It’s Just Not Cricket interviewed Professor Peter Godfrey-Smith from the School of History and Philosophy of Science about his passion for the octopus.
  • Sydney Morning Herald and syndicated Nine publications quoted Professor Helen Proctor from the School of Education and Social Work about funding for building projects at private schools.
  • South China Morning Post interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about whether lockdowns are effective in controlling the spread of COVID-19.
  • A number of outlets including Yahoo India and Business Standard (India) reported on a new bioarchaeological study on the history of human spines, quoting Keith Dobney Head of the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry.

 

6 March:

  • Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about older Australians being encouraged to rethink overseas travel plans. 10 Daily quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about whether it is possible to be infected by COVID-19 twice. 
  • CNBC (US) and MSN (Malaysia) quoted Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy about how international students are travelling to a third country to self-quarantine before entering Australia. Associate Professor Babones was also mentioned in The Daily Telegraph.
  • Dr Luara Ferracioli from the Department of Philosophy hosted an episode of ABC Radio’s The Philosopher’s Zone about gender and progress in philosophy in the lead-up to International Women’s Day.
  • The Conversation published a piece by Associate Professor Helen Proctor from the School of Education and Social Work about the federal government’s new formula for funding non-government schools.
  • The Conversation published a piece by Dr David Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations and United States Studies Centre about the democratic primaries in the US. Sky News interviewed Elliott Brennan from the United States Studies Centre about the democratic primaries.

5 March:

  • The Australian interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the reintroduction of COVID-19 into China from citizens returning from overseas.10 Daily and SBS Online quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about Australians panic buying toilet paper. 
  • Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Food reported on the FoodLab Sydney project, led by the Sydney Environment Institute in partnership with City of Sydney and TAFE NSW. Associate Professor Alana Mann from the institute and School of Literature, Art and Media was quoted.
  • Sydney Morning Herald and syndicated Nine publications quoted Professor Tim Stephens from Sydney Law School and mentioned he and other law academics have warned the federal government there is no legal provision in the Paris Agreement that enables it to use carryover credits from the Kyoto Protocol. 

4 March:

  • ABC’s AM interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the first two human-to-human transmission cases of the coronavirus in Australia. 10 Daily also interviewed Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about the importance of hand washing.  
  • EducationHQ quoted Professor Tim Soutphommasane, Director of Culture Strategy and Professor in the School of Social and Political Sciences about how schools should deal with Coronavirus-fuelled racism in the classroom.
  • The Grace Tales interviewed Dr Lisa Heinze from Sydney Environment Institute about eco-conscious living.
  • SBS The Feed featured Professor Peter Godfrey-Smith from the School of History and Philosophy of Science, about the demand for commercial octopus farming. 
  • National Interest (US) published an opinion article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy about the European Union's mechanisms for protecting online privacy.

3 March:

  • Australian Outlook published an article by Associate Professor Brendan O’Connor from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and United States Studies Centre about 2020 US presidential primary election results.
  • ABC Radio Nightlife interviewed Professor Vrasidas Karalis from the School of Languages and Cultures about the Parthenon Marbles.
  • South China Morning Post published an article by Associate Professor Lisa Lim from the School of Literature, Art and Media about the origins of the word ‘woman.

2 March:

  • Seven’s Sunrise interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about reports Australians are stocking up on household necessities in anticipation of a pandemic. ABC Radio (Radio National, Canberra) interviewed Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about how misinformation about COVID-19 has spread. ABC News (TV, Radio, Online) and The Australian interviewed Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about Australia’s pandemic preparedness plans. ABC Radio Adelaide interviewed Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about preventative measures like handwashing. Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott was quoted in a widely syndicated Reuters article about the ways discharged patients could fall ill with the virus again. Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott was quoted in a Gizmodo article about how the World Health Organisation defines a pandemic. 
  • A widely syndicated Reuters article quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about comments made by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern about Australia’s deportation policy.
  • Daily Mail Australia quoted Dr Peter Hobbins, Honorary Associate in the Department of History, about Australia’s experience of the Spanish Flu pandemic.
  • Fox Business mentioned research by Dr Rebecca Taylor from the School of Economics about the increase in sales of garbage bags following a plastic bag ban.

February 2020

28 February:

  • ABC Radio The World Today interviewed Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about how prepared Australia is for a potential coronavirus pandemic.
  • Sky News interviewed Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy about concerns raised over universities offering travel grants to allow Chinese students to quarantine in other countries before travelling to Australia. National Interest (US) published an article by Professor Babones about the impact of the virus on China’s economy. 
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Peter Hobbins, Honorary Associate in the Department of History, about Australia’s experience of the Spanish Flu pandemic.
  • ABC Radio Hobart interviewed Dr Fiona Andreallo from the School of Literature, Art and Media about the history of big hair bows.

27 February:

  • ABC Radio (Sydney, News), triple j, 2CC Canberra and News.com.au interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the potential for the coronavirus to be declared a pandemic. The ABC News report was syndicated nationally. The News article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online. Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Kamradt-Scott about how large sporting events may be impacted by the virus with the article syndicated across Nine Publishing online. Caixin (Korea) also interviewed Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about coronavirus cases in South Korea. 
  • The New Daily quoted Dr Fiona Martin from the Department of Media and Communications about profits improving for the digital arms of media companies including Nine.
  • Mamamia interviewed Dr Susan Heward-Belle from the School of Education and Social Work about society’s perception of domestic violence following the murder of Hannah Clarke and her three children in Queensland.

26 February:

  • Channel 7’s The Latest interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about global health security and international relations in relation to the coronavirus. News.com.au also quoted about the ‘pandemic potential’ of the Covid-19 strain of coronavirus. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • ABC Radio The World Today interviewed PhD candidate Jordan McSwiney from the School of Social and Political Sciences about a warning from ASIO Director-General Mike Burgess that there is a rising neo-Nazi threat in Australia.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Adjunct Professor Adrian Blundell-Wignall from the School of Economics about the need for Australia to act on climate change.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations for a regular segment on US politics.
  • The Guardian quoted Dr Megan Le Masurier from the Department of Media and Communications about an Australian Press Council ruling involving entertainment magazine Woman’s Day.
  • ABC Religion and Ethics published an article by Professor Danielle Celermajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the experience of Jimmy the pig following the bushfires.

25 February:

  • Huanqiu.com quoted Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy about the over reliance of Australian universities on international Chinese students and the subsequent impact of the coronavirus. Spectator also published an article by Associate Professor Babones on the same topic.
  • News.com.au quoted Dr Susan Heward-Belle from the School of Education and Social Work about the number of people who breach domestic violence protection orders following the murder of Hannah Clarke and her three children in Queensland. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Honorary Associate Tim Dean from the Department of Philosophy about critical thinking and reasoning.
  • National Interest (US) published an opinion article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from theDepartment of Sociology and Social Policy about the ethical and legal questions of artificial intelligence in cars.
  • Women’s Agenda republished an article from The Conversation by Dr Fiona Andreallo from the School of Literature, Art and Media on the history of big hair bows.

24 February:

  • The Age mentioned analysis from Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences into the impact of the travel ban on Australian universities. Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Associate Professor Babones about calls to lift the travel ban so international students can return to study.
  • ABC NewsRadio and 2SER FM interviewed Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about her NSW Teachers Federation-commissioned research into the education of teachers. A column in the Sunday Telegraph also mentioned the research with the article syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • ABC Radio Overnights interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about how the English language was so heavily influenced by the French.
  • ABC Online published an article by Dr Susan Heward-Belle from the School of Education and Social Work about society’s perception of domestic violence following the murder of Hannah Clarke and her three children in Queensland.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the lack of transparency around Australian political advertising.
  • Canberra Times published an article by Dan Dixon from the School of Education and Social Work about the US’ television political debates.
  • National Interest (US) published an opinion article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy about the economic impact of renewable energy.

21 February:

  • Economic Times (India), Channel News Asia (Singapore) and a widely syndicated Reuters article quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the rate of the spread of the coronavirus.
  • ABC News TV and Prime7 interviewed Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about her NSW Teachers Federation-commissioned research into teaching education. 2GB Sydney, 5AA Adelaide, HO FM Hobart and Sky News also discussed the research. Sydney Morning Herald also quoted Dr Wilson about the need to monitor and report on the progress of teachers in specific disciplines.
  • ABC Radio Late Night Live interviewed Felicity Ruby, PhD candidate in the Department of Government and International Relations, about the US continuing to have military bases on Australian soil.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about a government inquiry into ‘nationhood, national identity and democracy’. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Fiona Andreallo from the School of Literature, Art and Media on the history of big hair bows.
  • Architecture and Design republished an article from The Conversation co-authored by Honorary Associate Professor Judith Yates from the School of Economics about Australia’s housing market needing a shake-up to fix housing affordability.

20 February:

  • The Age quoted Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about his report into the impact of the coronavirus travel ban on Australian universities. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online. ABC NewsRadio also interviewed Associate Professor Babones about the report.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about her NSW Teachers Federation-commissioned research into teaching education. Another Sydney Morning Herald piece also quoted Dr Wilson about the report.
  • ABC Radio National program interviewed Professor Tim Soutphommasane, Director of Culture Strategy and Professor in the School of Social and Political Sciences about how to disagree well and talk about contentious issues with friends and family.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about the role of religion in US politics.

19 February:

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations for a regular segment on US politics.

18 February:

  • Reuters article widely syndicated online, including on The National Post (Canada)Australian Community Media and Yahoo!, quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the incubation period of coronavirus. Courier Mail quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about Australians having nothing to fear from eating at Chinese restaurants. ABC Online quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about the underfunding of the World Health Organisation.
  • South China Morning Post published an article by Associate Professor Lisa Lim from the School of Literature, Art and Media about the origins of the word quarantine.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Gallop from the School of Social and Political Sciences after it was announced he will chair a NSW Teachers Federation-commissioned review into the workloads of teachers and principals. ABC Radio (Newcastle, Illawarra) and 2GB Sydney also mentioned his appointment.

17 February:

  • Sun Herald published a piece by Tim Soutphommasane, Director of Culture Strategy and Professor in the School of Social and Political Sciences about racism and the novel coronavirus. Professor Soutphommasane was interviewed on ABC TV Weekend Breakfast and quoted in SBS and The National about racism and the novel coronavirus. CrikeyJunkeeThe Guardian and the Sydney Morning Herald mentioned comments made about Professor Soutphommasane in a Daily Telegraph column. The Australian mentioned Professor Soutphommasane in a piece about Greens leader Adam Bandt.
  • Australian Financial Review quoted Professor Adrian Vickers from the School of Languages and Cultures about Australia’s relationship with Indonesia.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article co-authored by Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about how consumers of services such as food delivery and ridesharing view the gig economy.
  • ABC Radio Illawarra interviewed Professor Mark McKenna from the Department of History about the impact of the bushfires on the Australia community.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Honorary Associate Professor Judith Yates from the School of Economics about Australia’s housing market needing a shake-up to fix housing affordability.
  • ABC Online, ABC NewsRadioDaily Telegraph (syndicated across News Corp), New Straits Times (Malaysia), India TodayJapan TodayNew Zealand HeraldSky News and widely syndicated Reuters and Australian Associated Press articles quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the rate of the spread of the coronavirus.
  • Sunday Herald Sun, South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) and Sunday Territorian quoted Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the impact of the coronavirus travel ban on Australian universities. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • East Asia Forum published an opinion article by Dr Joyce Nip from the Department of Media and Communications about the politics of the coronavirus crisis.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Anne Twomey from Sydney Law School about the High Court ruling two Aboriginal men could not be deemed ‘aliens’ and deported following criminal convictions despite not having Australian citizenship. Canberra Times also quoted Professor Helen Irving from Sydney Law School about the ruling.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Jane Park from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about South Korean film Parasite winning the Oscar for Best Picture.
  • Sydney Morning Herald reported Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Gallop from the School of Social and Political Sciences will chair a NSW Teachers Federation-commissioned review into the workloads of teachers and principals. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online.

14 February:

  • ABC News TV interviewed Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the federal government extending the coronavirus travel ban. The report was syndicated nationally across the ABC.
  • The Australian quoted Professor Anne Twomey from Sydney Law School about the High Court ruling two Aboriginal men could not be deemed ‘aliens’ and deported following criminal convictions despite not having Australian citizenship.
  • Daily Mail Australia quoted Dr Fiona Martin from the Department of Media and Communications about the popularity of YouTuber Friendlyjordies.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Stephen Whelan from the School of Economics about research into the willingness of older people to downsize.
  •  Daily Advertiser and Border Mail quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the School of Social and Political Sciences about ongoing leadership issues for the National party.

13 February:

  • SBS Online quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the potential for the coronavirus to spread to Indonesia. Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott was also interviewed on Radio NZ and quoted in the Daily Telegraph (syndicated across News Corp Australia online) about the spread of the virus. 
  • 10 Daily quoted Tash Heenan, PhD Candidate in the School of Social and Political Sciences, about new Greens leader Adam Bandt’s ‘Green New Deal’.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Bruce Isaacs from the School of Literature, Art and Media about South Korean film Parasite winning the Oscar for Best Picture.
  • Kotaku reported on an Australian government inquiry into Australia’s video game classification system and used a public submission from Dr Marcus Carter from the School of Literature, Art and Media to a previous inquiry as an example of how to make a submission.
  • Gizmodo published an article from The Conversation by Dr Elodie Paillard, Honorary Associate in the Department of Classics and Ancient History, about the role of secondary characters in Greek tragedies and modern Hollywood films.

12 February:

  • 2SER FM interviewed Omar Elkharouf from the Department of Government and International Relationsand the Sydney Environment Institute about food security in Sydney.

11 February:

  • Times Higher Education quoted Professor Salvatore Babones from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the role of academics to teach their students about community engagement.
  • triple j interviewed Professor Catherine Driscoll from the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry about point-of-view TikTok videos including relationship fantasies.
  • ABC Radio (Darwin, Alice Springs) interviewed Dr Bruce Isaacs from the School of Literature, Art and Media about the Academy Awards held yesterday.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Elodie Paillard, Honorary Associate in the Department of Classics and Ancient History, about the role of secondary characters in Greek tragedies and modern Hollywood films.

10 February:

  • ABC Radio PM and Canberra Times interviewed Dr Sarah Cameron from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the Australian public’s trust in the government.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Professor Alyson Simpson from the School of Education and Social Work about audiobooks being allowed for all NSW children as part of the Premier’s Reading Challenge. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • Sun Herald quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the policies and political style of new Greens leader Adam Bandt. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing.
  • Sydney Morning Herald reported on research involving Professor Janette Bobis from the School of Education and Social Work finding students learn maths the best when lessons incorporate challenging tasks and are taught by enthusiastic teachers. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online.

7 February:

  • International Business Times quoted Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the coronavirus outbreak’s impact on Australia’s international student market. The article also quoted Abbey Shi, General Secretary of the University of Sydney’s Students’ Representative Council.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article co-authored by Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about how consumers of services such as food delivery and ridesharing view the gig economy. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online.
  • Australian Financial Review quoted Dr Sarah Cameron from the School of Social and Political Sciences about a study into how voters view climate change and the climate change policies of other parties.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Sujatha Fernandes from the School of Social and Political Sciences about a controversial new book American Dirt.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Eyal Mayroz from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Donald Trump’s plan to bring peace to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about the Iowa caucuses.

6 February:

  • ABC Radio PM interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about Australia’s decision to implement a travel ban in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. News.com.au quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about the spread of the disease and what it means if it is officially declared a pandemic. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • US studies experts were also interviewed about the Iowa caucuses including Dr David Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations on ABC News Radio and triple j and Associate Professor Brendon O'Connor from the Department of Government and International Relations on Sky News and Channel News Asia
  • SBS Radio (German) interviewed Dr Benjamin Nickl and Dr Tristan Lay from the School of Languages and Cultures about teaching German language and culture with authentic materials, with a focus on the Graphic Novel ‘Babylon Berlin’. 2SER FM and Radio Adelaide also interviewed Dr Nickl about the Australasian Humour Studies Network Conference and his research into Hitler and WWII comedy.
  • Times Higher Education published an article by University of Sydney Master of Sustainability candidate and Media Adviser Vivienne Reiner about her research into world-leading sustainable universities that identifies issues to avoid and commonalities in best practice.
  • Jakarta Post (Indonesia) quoted Dr Josh Stenberg from the Department of Chinese Studies about Chinese glove puppetry.

5 February:

  • ABC Radio The World Today interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about China’s efforts to quarantine the coronavirus.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the travel ban’s impact on international students.
  • Sky News and New York Post mentioned comments from Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the School of Social and Political Sciences about racism and the novel coronavirus. The Post article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations for a regular segment on US politics.
  • ABC Radio Melbourne interviewed Dr Benjamin Nickl from the School of Languages and Cultures about the Australasian Humour Studies Network Conference and his research into Hitler and WWII comedy.
  • SBS Online quoted University of Sydney Celtic Studies student Anna Usmar about the story of Alice Anderson, an Irish-Australian woman who was the owner of Australia’s first all-women garage and the first woman to provide a private motorised service to the public.
  • 2ser, ABC (Brisbane, Adelaide, News Radio), Sky News and News Channel Asia interviewed Associate Professor Brendon O'Connor from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about the latest developments in US politics. 

4 February:

  • Channel 7 News, FOX FM Melbourne and Triple M Adelaide interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the mortality rate of the novel coronavirus and the risk it poses to Australians.
  • The Canberra Times published an article by Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about the US presidential primaries. The Australian mentioned Dr Smith’s regular ‘Trump Tuesdays’ segment on ABC Radio Sydney.
  • National Indigenous Times mentioned a report co-authored by Dr Madeline Taylor from Sydney Law School and Sydney Environment Institute about plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight.
  • The Daily Blog (NZ) mentioned comments made by Professor Danielle Celermajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences about ‘omnicide’ – the killing of everything – in relation to the Australian bushfires.
  • 2ser, News Channel Asia, ABC Darwin and Al Jazeera interviewed Associate Professor Brendon O'Connor from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about the latest developments in US politics. 

3 February:

  • ABC Radio (Melbourne, Canberra) interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the mortality rate of the novel coronavirus and the risk it poses to Australians. 5AA (Adelaide) also interviewed Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about this topic. SBS NewsNature and AJP.com.au also quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott.
  • The New York Times and BuzzFeed News quoted Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the School of Social and Political Sciences about racism and the novel coronavirus.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the risks posed to the university sector by the novel coronavirus. Sky News Live interviewed Associate Professor Salvatore Babones on this topic and Andrew Bolt’s column in the Daily Telegraph mentioned his comments on the proportion of students from international countries including China.
  • The Conversation published a piece co-authored by Professor Michael Anderson from the School of Education and Social Work about how schools can help allay anti-Chinese prejudice associated with the novel coronavirus.
  • Broadsheet mentioned that Professor Danielle Celermajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences will speak at an upcoming event, ‘The Bushfire Catastrophe: What Now?’.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Simon Rice from Sydney Law School about proposed religious discrimination laws.
  • South China Morning Post published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Lisa Lim from the School of Literature, Art and Media about the origins of the word ‘bat’.
  • ABC News quoted Professor Catherine Driscoll from the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry about young females’ emotional fantasies, as played out on TikTok.
  • ABC News (Weekend Breakfast) interviewed Professor Marc Stears, Director of Sydney Policy Lab, about the consequences of Brexit.

January 2020

31 January:

  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the rate of the spread of the coronavirus. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing and Stuff (New Zealand). A widely syndicated Yahoo! (US) article quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about the World Health Organisation now declaring the virus a global emergency. SBS also quoted Professor Kamradt-Scott about how global health emergencies are declared.
  • The Australian published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy about China’s response to the virus.
  • BBC (UK) quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations contrasting the leadership qualities of the Commissioner of the Rural Fire Service Shane Fitzsimmons with those of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
  • Campus Morning Mail reported on the 26th Australasian Humour Studies Conference, mentioning a paper from the conference by Dr Matthew Shores in the Department of Japanese Studies.
  • New York Post (US) quoted Professor Peter Godfrey-Smith from the School of History and Philosophy of Science about the behaviour of octopuses.
  • Sydney Morning Herald reported the Australian Discrimination Law Experts Group has warned against the scope of the proposed religious freedom laws, mentioning the group includes Professor Simon Rice from Sydney Law School. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing.
  • Australian Financial Review quoted Hugh Harley, Adjunct Professor in the School of Economics, about the outcomes of the banking royal commission.

30 January:

  • 2SER FM interviewed Christopher Lean from the Department of Philosophy about DNA databases being used to identify relatives of criminals and behavioural traits.                    
  • Radio Adelaide interviewed Dr Nicholas Bromfield from the Department of Government and International Relations about research he conducted analysing the content of Prime Ministers’ Australian Day speeches for the past 30 years.
  • The National Interest (US) published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy about the UK deciding not to ban technology from Chinese company Huawei being used in their 5G network.

29 January:

  • ABC Radio (News, Sydney) interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about the impeachment trial against US President Donald Trump. The Conversation also published an article by Dr Smith about the US presidential primaries.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Duncan Ivison about his new book, ‘Can Liberal States Accommodate Indigenous Peoples?’.
  • The New Daily quoted Dr Eyal Mayroz from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Donald Trump’s plan to bring peace to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Global News (Canada) also quoted Dr Mayroz about a UN court ruling in Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya minority.
  • Canberra Times quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack’s handling of the sports grants scandal. The article was syndicated across Australian Community Media online.
  • The Australian reviewed the book Alexander Mackie: An Academic Life by Professor Geoffrey Sherington from the School of Education and Social Work.
  • The National Interest (US) published an opinion article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy about Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency.

28 January:

  • Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations was interviewed on ABC News TV and ABC Radio (News, Brisbane). Professor Kamradt-Scott was also quoted in Rolling Stone (US)Time (US) and Yahoo! News (US). 
  • Sunday Telegraph quoted Professor Mark McKenna from the Department of History about the impact of the bushfires on the Australia community. Courier Mail also quoted Professor McKenna about plans to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Captain’s Cook’s first voyage to Australia and the Pacific. The articles were syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • Professor Danielle Celermajer from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy was quoted in an opinion article by author Richard Flanagan in the New York Times about the impact of the bushfires in Australia.
  • Daily Advertiser quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack’s handling of the sports grants scandal.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Helen Proctor from the School of Education and Social Work about a recent rise in private school fees in NSW. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online.
  • The Age quoted Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Sciences about campaign software used by politicians. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Nicholas Bromfield from the Department of Government and International Relations and Alexander Page from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy analysing the content of Prime Ministers’ Australian Day speeches for the past 30 years. Canberra Times and Lifehacker republished the article.
  • The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Ian Maxwell, Chair of the Department of Performance Studies, reviewing David Williamson’s new play Family Values.

24 January:

  • BBC (UK) quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations and Professor Mikhail Prokopenko, Director of the Complex Systems Research Group in the Faculty of Engineering, about efforts to quarantine the Chinese city of Wuhan following the outbreak of a SARS-like coronavirus strain. Agence France-Press and Bloomberg (US) also quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about the outbreak with both articles widely syndicated online.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics about the amount of money raised following the bushfires. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • The National Interest (US) published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Chinese-made smart TVs.
  • The Conversation published an article by Emma Kluge, PhD Candidate in the Department of History, about West Papua’s campaign for independence. The article was also published in Indonesian.

 

23 January:

  • ABC (News TV, Radio AMand Sky News interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about how Australia will prepare for the SARS-like coronavirus strain spreading throughout China and other countries. The reports were syndicated nationally across ABC TV and radio. Sky NewsReuters and AAP also quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about the virus with the articles, all widely syndicated online both in Australia and internationally including across Yahoo!, MSN, CNBC (US) and The New York Times.
  • The National Interest (US) published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the potential threat of Chinese social network apps.
  • Radio Adelaide interviewed Christopher Lean from the Department of Philosophy about DNA databases being used to identify relatives of criminals and behavioural traits. 

22 January:

  • Nine News, ABC Radio Sydney, Radio New Zealand and Sky News interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the possibility of the new coronavirus strain reaching Australia, after a man in Queensland was placed in quarantine. The Nine News report was syndicated nationally including on Southern Cross and NBNregional channels. Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated across Nine Publishing), Bloomberg (Canada), The Scientist (US), Livemint (India), Bloomberg (US) and MSN also quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about the virus.
  • ABC Radio Victoria Statewide Drive mentioned Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics gave evidence during the Federal Court trial where the ACCC sued hotel comparison-site Trivago for misleading consumers.
  • Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the School of Social and Political Sciences took part in ABC’s panel show The Drum.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations for a regular segment on US politics.
  • ABC Radio Adelaide interviewed Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about veganism.
  • Australian Financial Review republished an article from Washington Post (US) quoting Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about the use of the letter ‘R’ in Laos.
  • Gizmodo and Otaga Daily Times (NZ) republished an article from The Conversation by Allan McCay from Sydney Law School and Christopher Lean from the Department of Philosophy about DNA databases being used to identify relatives of criminals and behavioural traits.                              

21 January:

  • ABC NewsRadio, Bloomberg TV (US) and Radio New Zealand interviewed Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about a new coronavirus strain identified in China and its potential to spread to Australia. Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated across Nine Publishing), Bloomberg (syndicated across Nine Publishing), Sri Lanka Daily NewsNew Straits Times (Malaysia), Business Times (Singapore) and Rappler (Philippines) also quoted Associate Professor Kamradt-Scott about the virus.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics about whether Australia should consider paying plasma donors.
  • ABC Radio Nightlife interviewed Associate Professor Kathryn Welch from the Department of Classics and Ancient History about ancient Rome in 38 BCE.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Professor James Curran from the Department of History about Australia’s foreign policy relations with China.
  • Washington Post (US) quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about the use of the letter ‘R’ in Laos. San Francisco Chronicle (US) republished the article.

20 January:

  • Sydney Morning Heraldnews.com.au and Agence France-Presse quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about a new coronavirus strain identified in China and its potential to spread to Australia. The Herald and News articles were syndicated widely across Nine Publishing and News Corp Australia respectively.
  • ABC News TV interviewed Tanya Fiedler from the Business School and the Sydney Environment Institute about businesses pledging to become carbon neutral.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the School of Social and Political Sciences about hate crime and anti-discrimination laws in Australia. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing.
  • NIT mentioned a report from the Sydney Environment Institute on drilling in the Great Australian Bight.
  • Channel NewsAsia (Singapore) republished an article from The Conversation by Emeritus Professor Graeme Gill from the Department of Government and International Relation about the entire Russian government resigning.

17 January:

  • South China Morning Post published an article by Associate Professor Lisa Lim from the School of Literature, Art and Media about the origins of the word koala.
  • Politico (US) published an article by Professor Wojciech Sadurski from Sydney Law School about recent legal changes in Poland that impact the country’s judicial system.
  • The Conversation published an article by Emeritus Professor Graeme Gill from the Department of Government and International Relation about the entire Russian government resigning. Scoop (NZ) republished the article.

16 January:

  • ABC Radio Brisbane interviewed Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the donations to various organisations for causes related to Australia’s bushfires. 
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Adjunct Professor Adrian Blundell-Wignall from the School of Economics about the policies Australia should introduce to tackle climate change.
  • ABC Radio Perth interviewed Honorary Associate Tim Dean from the Department of Philosophy about the changing social rules around conversations and raising disagreeable subjects among friends.

15 January:

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Mark Pesce, Honorary Associate in the Department of Media and Communications, about online privacy.

13 January:

  • Sun Herald quoted Professor Kane Race, Chair of the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies, about a rise in boutique sex clubs in Sydney. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online and on Stuff (NZ).
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Eyal Mayroz from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the reluctance of some governments to recognise and prevent acts of genocide.
  • The Educator quoted Dr Phillip Toner from the Department of Political Economy about new research into the difficulties of expanding apprenticeship numbers, especially in new sectors.

10 January:

  • The Australian quoted Dr Anna Boucher from the Department of Government and International Relations about a rise in Indian migrants gaining Australian citizenship.
  • 10 Daily quoted Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about escalating tensions between Iran and the US.

9 January:

  • An Associated Press (US) article widely syndicated online quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the School of Social and Political Sciences about public sentiment towards Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his leadership during the bushfires.
  • SBS Online quoted Dr Michelle Villeneuve from the School of Health Sciences about the experience of people with disability during an emergency crisis such as bushfire evacuations.
  • Cape Talk Radio (South Africa) interviewed Professor Danielle Celermajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the bushfire crisis.

8 January:

  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Trent Hagland, Adjunct Professor in the Business School and doctoral student in the Department of Government and International Relations, about the influence of think thanks. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online.

7 January:

  • AFR Weekend reported on the University of Sydney’s new graduate capabilities assessment, quoting Professor James Tognolini from the School of Education and Social Work.
  • Sun Herald reported on a rise in Nepalese students studying in Australia, mentioning the University of Sydney’s numbers of Nepalese students is quite low. The article also quoted Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences. Another Sun Herald article also quoted Associate Professor Babones about concerns surrounding the increasing numbers. The articles were syndicated across Nine Publishing online.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an opinion piece by Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the School of Social and Political Sciences about how the HSC teaches students the value of hard work. The piece was widely syndicated.
  • South China Morning Post published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Lisa Lim from the School of Literature, Art and Media about the importance of preserving endangered languages.
  • The Australian published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about how Australia can show China that it is serious about regional stability.
  • Daily Telegraph published a letter by Professor Debra Hayes, Head of the School of Education and Social Work, in response to a report on ATAR cut-offs for teaching degrees.
  • ABC Religion and Ethics published an opinion piece by Professor Danielle Celermajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the killing of everything – ‘omnicide’.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about ATAR rankings for education degrees, with the article mentioning the ATAR cut-off for the University of Sydney’s combined arts and secondary education degree is 80, the highest in the state. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Anne Rogerson and Dr Benjamin Brown from the School of Languages and Cultures about the supply of Latin teachers in Sydney. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Luara Ferracioli from the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry about the biggest ethical dilemmas of 2019. 
  • ABC Radio Newcastle interviewed Dr Louise Pryke, Honorary Associate in the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry, about new year’s resolutions.
  • Sky News, Quadrant and an opinion article published in The Advertiser and syndicated across News Corp Australia discussed an ABC opinion piece by Professor Megan Mackenzie from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the link between masculinity and inaction on climate change.
  • Bloomberg quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s social media posts during the recent bushfires. The piece was widely syndicated.
  • ABC Radio National rebroadcast an interview with Associate Professor Luke Russell from the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry about the philosophy of evil.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Eyal Mayroz from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the importance of the UN’s Solidarity Day.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Nicholas Bromfield from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Australia’s climate change policies and how they’re seen by the world.
  • Big Tech podcast interviewed Professor James Der Derian, Director of the Centre for International Security Studies and principal investigator at Project Q, about the impact quantum technologies could have on peace, security, economics and society.
  • Arts Review republished a piece by Professor Carole Cusack from the School of Literature, Art and Media about how Christmas traditions evolved around the world. The piece was originally published in The Conversation.
  • Alice Springs News mentioned Adjunct Associate Professor Michael West from the School of Social and Political Sciences in a piece about mineral and petroleum royalty revenue in the Northern Territory.

December 2019

19 December:

  • Sydney Morning Herald profiled two HSC students, Varsha Yajman and James Bagnall, who hope to study arts and law, and science and advanced studies at the University of Sydney. The article was syndicated widely across Nine Publishing sites.
  • 6PR Perth interviewed Dr Bruce Isaacs from the School of Literature, Art and Media about the cultural significance of the latest instalment of the Star Wars franchise. 2SER FM and BBC Radio 5 Live (UK) also interviewed Dr Isaacs.
  • SMH published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the impeachment proceedings against US President Donald Trump. The piece was widely syndicated.
  • The Mandarin quoted Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the lack of cultural diversity in Australian public service leadership.
  • Sindo News (Indonesia) mentioned that Professor Adrian Vickers from the School of Languages & Cultures spoke at a conference in Indonesia in December.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Sarah Cameron from the School of Social and Political Sciences about a major study of Australian voters, finding trust in government is at a record low and Bill Shorten was the least popular leader of any major political party since 1990.

18 December:

  • Adi Magazine published an article by Professor Sujatha Fernandes from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Venezuela’s underground socialist movement.
  • 2ser interviewed Dr Sarah Cameron from the School of Social and Political Sciences about a major study of Australian voters, finding trust in government is at a record low and Bill Shorten was the least popular leader of any major political party since 1990.
  • Tempo (Indonesia) mentioned that Professor Adrian Vickers from the School of Languages & Cultures spoke at a sustainable tourism conference in Indonesia in November.

17 December:

  • 2SER interviewed Dr Samantha McMahon of the School of Education and Social Work about her research project on regional students and gap years.
  • Mothership (Singapore) mentioned an article by Department of History Professor James Curran.

16 December:

  • ABC Online published a piece by Professor Megan Mackenzie from the Department of Government and International Relations and Sydney Environment Institute about the relationship between masculinity and climate change. The piece was republished on MSN.
  • ABC Radio National and China Daily mentioned a piece by Professor James Curran from the Department of History about the current “panic” around Australia’s relationship with China. The piece was published in the Australian Financial Review last week.
  • ABC Radio’s podcast Ladies, We Need To Talk featured a recording of a panel event featuring Professor Sujatha Fernandes from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the issues women of colour face at work. 
  • Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Associate Professor Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy about work-life balance. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online.
  • Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Professor James Tognolini from the School of Education and Social Work about the differences between Higher School Certificate data and Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) results. The article was syndicated across Nine online.
  • 2SER interviewed Dr Samantha McMahon from the School of Education and Social Work about a new government-funded project aiming to help regional high school students make decisions about addressing and resolving gap year needs.
  • ABC (News TV, Radio) interviewed Sydney Policy Lab Director Professor Marc Stears about the UK election.
  • ABC TV Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Jean Bogais from the Business School and the School of Social and Political Sciences about Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s appearance at the International Court of Justice.
  • South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) published an opinion article by Debasish Roy Chowdhury, senior research fellow at the Sydney Democracy Network, about Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s treatment of Muslims.
  • Campus Morning Mail reported that Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations and colleagues from across the University have edited a new textbook on Australian politics.
  • Vox (US) quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about the World Health Organisation’s tobacco policies.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Benjamin Nickl from the School of Languages and Cultures about the movie Jojo Rabbit, a satire about a young boy whose imaginary friend is Hitler.

13 December:

  • Prime7 News interviewed Dr Samantha McMahon from the School of Education and Social Work about a new government-funded project aiming to help regional high school students make decisions about addressing and resolving gap year needs. Animal and Veterinary Bioscience undergraduate student Taylor was also interviewed. The gap year project was also mentioned on ABC Radio Newcastle.
  • ABC Radio AM interviewed Dr Blanche Verlie from the Sydney Environment Institute about emotions towards climate change during Sydney’s continuing smoke haze. Gizmodo also republished an article from The Conversation by Dr Verlie on the same topic.
  • ABC News TV interviewed Associate Professor Jean Bogais from the Business School and the School of Social and Political Sciences about Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi defending the country’s military against claims of alleged genocide against Rohingya Muslims. The report was syndicated nationally.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about the film Morine, which depicts the real-life story of a women who pretended to be a man so she could be ordained as a monk in Lebanon in 620 AD.
  • Australian Financial Review quoted Dr Jonathon Hutchinson from the Department of Media and Communications about the federal government releasing their response to the ACCC’s Digital Platforms Inquiry.
  • National Geographic quoted Dr Nicola Harrington from the University’s Australian Archaelogical Institute at Athens about the purpose and meaning of pointy ‘head cones’ depicted in Egyptian art, after actual cones were discovered on a dig in Egypt.
  • Spectator quoted Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about politicians and governments.

12 December:

  • Daily Telegraph quoted Associate Professor Helen Proctor from the School of Education and Social Work about what schools were like in the 1980s after Wentworthville Public School opened up a time capsule from 1988.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Blanche Verlie from the Sydney Environment Institute about emotions towards climate change during Sydney’s continuing smoke haze.

11 December:

  • The Australian interviewed Professor Roger Benjamin from the Department of Art History about his recently successful Australian Research Council funding grant, originally vetoed by former Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham.
  • SBS World News interviewed Dr Amanda Tattersall from the Sydney Policy Lab and the School of Geosciences about a major study of Australian voters finding trust in government is at a record low and Bill Shorten was the least popular leader of any major political party since 1990.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Caroline West from the Department of Philosophy about happiness.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Professor James Curran from the Department of History about the current “panic” around Australia’s relationship with China.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Michael Anderson from the School of Education and Social World about teaching children with the four Cs; creativity, communication, critical reflection and collaboration.
  • Daily Mail Australia mentioned a Sydney Policy Lab report into Australia’s housing market released earlier this year.

10 December:

  • ABC Radio Melbourne interviewed Dr Sarah Cameron from the School of Social and Political Sciences about a major study of Australian voters, finding trust in government is at a record low and Bill Shorten was the least popular leader of any major political party since 1990. 2SM Sydney also discussed the research.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor James Der Derian, Director of the Centre for International Security Studies, about quantum computing and international security.
  • ABC Radio Nightlight interviewed Dr Andrew Wright from the Department of Classics and Ancient History about Roman statesman and orator Cicero.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Sophie Chao from the Department of History about oil palm expansion in West Papua.
  • Daily Advertiser quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the parliamentary voting patterns of independent Wagga MP Joe McGirr.

9 December:

  • New York Times quoted Professor David Schlosberg, Director of the Sydney Environment Institute, about the federal government’s reaction to the bushfires. News.com.au and the Daily Telegraph (including the editorial) mentioned the NYT’s article, quoting Professor Schlosberg, with the News article syndicated across News Corp Australia online and NZ Herald.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Sarah Cameron from the School of Social and Political Sciences about a major study of Australian voters, finding trust in government is at a record low and Bill Shorten was the least popular leader of any major political party since 1990. Sydney Morning Herald and Courier Mail also quoted Dr Cameron about the research with the articles syndicated online across Nine Publishing and News Corp Australia respectively. An Agence France Press article widely syndicated online also reported on the research. 
  • ABC News TV interviewed Sydney Policy Lab Director Professor Marc Stears about the UK election being held this week.
  • New York Times (US) mentioned Professor Konrad Kwiet from the Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies interviewed Helen Spitzer, a holocaust survivor who was reunited with her lover 72 years later. The story was syndicated widely.
  • Canberra Times quoted Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about teacher quality following the results of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) global rankings released last week.
  • China News Agency quoted Professor Elspeth Probyn from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about the self-descriptive words chosen by respondents to the ABC’s Australia Talks National Survey.
  • 2CC Canberra interviewed Dan Dixon from the School of Education and Social Work about Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s overhaul of the public service.
  • Lifehacker republished an article from The Conversation by Dr Rebecca Pearse from the Department of Political Economy about Labor pointing the finger at the Greens and the Coalition for Australia’s lack of effective climate change policy.

6 December:

  • Campus Morning Mail reported on a new NSW public policy institute involving the University of Sydney, UTS and Western Sydney University.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Elspeth Probyn from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studiesabout the self-descriptive words chosen by respondents to the ABC’s Australia Talks National Survey.
  • Yahoo! Finance quoted Associate Professor Stephen Whelan from the School of Economics about research from the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute finding older Australians aren’t choosing to downsize after retirement.
  • Canberra Times published an article by Dan Dixon from the School of Education and Social Work about Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s overhaul of the public service.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Rebecca Pearse from the Department of Political Economy about Labor pointing the finger at the Greens and the Coalition for Australia’s lack of effective climate change policy.

5 December:

  • Eastside FM interviewed Associate Professor Charlotte Epstein from the Department of Government and International Relations about the 2019 NATO summit.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Cat Moir, Chair of the Department of Germanic Studies, about Prussian German philosopher Immanuel Kant.

4 December:

  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about entry standards into university teaching degrees following the results of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) global rankings released yesterday. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online. The Australian quoted Professor Anthony Welch from the School of Education and Social Work about school funding in Australia in relation to the PISA results.
  • Adelaide Advertiser reported on research involving Dr Andrew Ross from the School of Education and Social Work, which analysed tweets from US President Donald Trump. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Adjunct Professor Adrian Blundell-Wignall from the School of Economics about China’s economy not being as strong as it appears.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Mark McKenna from the Department of History about attempts by the British to settle ‘World’s End’, Port Essington in western Arnhem Land in north Australia, in the mid-1800s.
  • St George & Sutherland Shire Leader quoted Associate Professor Stephen Whelan from the School of Economics about research from the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute finding nearly three quarters of older Australian are staying in their homes up to the age of 7.
  • Cosmos Magazine republished an article from The Conversation co-authored by Dr Marcus Carter from the School of Literature, Art and Media about how animals engage with virtual reality after it was revealed Russian farmers were testing the technology on dairy cows.

3 December:

  • Courier Mail quoted Dr John Dickson from the School of Languages and Cultures about whether Folau’s parish follows the teachings of Christianity.
  • Gizmodo republished an article from The Conversation co-authored by Dr Marcus Carter from the School of Literature, Art and Media about how animals engage with virtual reality after it was revealed Russian farmers were testing the technology on dairy cows.

2 December:

  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Laura Ginters from the Department of Performance Studies about the late Clive James’ time at the University of Sydney and the vibrant campus arts scene he was a part of.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Hugh Harley, Adjunct Professor in the School of Economics, about Westpac’s latest issues with money laundering laws.
  • Weekend Australian quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History about Liberal MP Andrew Hastie’s call for an alleged former Chinese spy to be granted asylum ahead of the formal assessment of the case.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Dr John Dickson from the School of Languages and Cultures about whether Folau’s parish follows the teachings of Christianity. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Dr Marcus Carter from the School of Literature, Art and Media about how animals engage with virtual reality after it was revealed Russian farmers were testing the technology on dairy cows.

November 2019

29 November:

  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Megan MacKenzie from the Department of Government and International Relations about a report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare finding suicide rates for defence force personnel were much higher than the general population, especially in women. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online.
  • The Australian mentioned research by Emeritus Professor Suzanne Rutland from the School of Languages and Cultures about former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam’s dealings with Iraq.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Professor Danielle Celermajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences about research into the impact of non-native vulnerable wildlife being excluded from conservation efforts.
  • Essential Kids republished an article from The Conversation by Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work and Deborah Chadwick from Sydney Conservatorium of Music about the importance of high school students studying math.

28 November:

  • triple j interviewed Dr Jonathon Hutchinson from the Department of Media and Communications about how young people communicate through ‘memes’.

27 November:

  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Hugh Harley, Adjunct Professor in the School of Economics, about trust in bank CEOs.  
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations for a regular segment on US politics.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Professor Dean Rickles from the School of History and Philosophy of Science about string theory.
  • Myanmar Business Times quoted Associate Professor James Reilly from the Department of Government and International Relations about Chinese investment in countries where there are sanctions.

26 November:

  • An opinion article on ABC Religion and Ethics quoted Dr Avril Alba, Chair of the Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies, about the importance of Holocaust education to reduce incidences of anti-Semitism.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about changes to polling company YouGov, which runs Newspoll, following their failure to predict the recent federal election result.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Kate Lynch from the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry and Dr Ilan Dar-Nimrod and Dr James Morandini from the School of Psychology about genetic tests for sexuality after an app titled ‘How gay are you?’ was launched.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Louise Pryke, Honorary Associate in the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry, about Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar, now the subject of an opera by rapper Kanye West.

25 November:

  • Dr Amanda Tattersall from the Sydney Policy Lab and the School of Geosciences featured on ABC’s panel show The Drum.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Associate Professor Ken Cruickshank, Director of the Sydney Institute for Community Language Education in the School of Education and Social Work, about the role of schools in teaching languages.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Tim Soutphommasane, Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) in the School of Social and Political Sciences, about the allegiance to party politics over allegiance to country, currently playing out in the US. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online.
  • The National Interest (US) published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about future battleships in the US Navy.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Professor Carole Cusack of the School of Literature, Art and Media about the parallels between Harry Potter and religion.
  • The National Interest (US) mentioned research from Dr Rebecca Taylor from the School of Economics into the impact of plastic bag bans.

22 November:

  • Various academics from the United States Studies Centre were interviewed about recent evidence given at the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump including Bruce Wolpe on ABC Radio PM, Dr David Smith on ABC NewsRadio and Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor on ABC Radio Adelaide.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Professor James Curran from the Department of History about what Prime Minister Scott Morrison can learn from past prime ministers about Australia’s relationship with China.
  • Neos Kosmos published an article by Dr Alfred Vincent, Honorary Associate in the School of Languages and Cultures, about a masterpiece of early modern Greek literature, the narrative poem Erotokritos by Vitsentzos Kornaros (c. 1600 CE).
  • Politico (US) mentioned research from the University of Sydney finding an increase in use of paper bags and plastic bin bags after plastic bag bans in California and Australia.
  • Gizmodo republished an article from The Conversation by Dr Benjamin Nickl from the School of Languages and Cultures about Hitler memes and how they ended up in the Fair Work Commission.

21 November:

  • The Australian quoted Professor Peter Hiscock from the Department of Archaeology about the book Dark Emu by Bruce Pascoe.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Benjamin Nickl from the School of Languages and Cultures about Hitler memes and how they ended up in the Fair Work Commission.

20 November:

  • Canberra Times published an article co-authored by Professor Alex Broom from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the rise of superbugs in part due to a lack of basic sanitation in some parts of the world. 
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations for a regular segment on US politics.
  • ABC Radio Melbourne interviewed Associate Professor Rebecca Johinke from the Department of English about her new book Queens of Print which interviewed Australia's iconic women's magazine editors.
  • ABC Radio Hobart interviewed Professor Peter Godfrey-Smith from the School of History and Philosophy of Science about research he conducted into how an octopus' brain functions and its relationship to human evolution.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Amanda Tattersall from the Sydney Policy Lab and the School of Geosciences about Hong Kong protesters occupying universities as part of continued protest action.

19 November:

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Mark McKenna from the Department of History about attempts by the British to settle ‘World’s End’, Port Essington in western Arnhem Land in north Australia, in the mid-1800s.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Alana Mann from the Sydney Environment Institute and Department of Media and Communications about the Data, Diets, and Digitalism symposium held at the University of Sydney last week.
  • Herald Sun mentioned research on the long-term impacts of school starting ages undertaken by researchers from the University of Sydney’s School of Economics and other institutions who are part of the Life Course Centre.

18 November:

  • AFR Weekend quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about political debates on climate change during last week’s bushfires. An AAP FactCheck article on the NSW government’s funding of Fire and Rescue NSW, syndicated across Yahoo! (Australia, New Zealand), Australian Community Media and 7News, quoted Emeritus Professor Frank Stilwell and Dr Phillip Toner from the Department of Political Economy.
  • The podcast New Books in World Affairs interviewed Dr Eyal Mayroz from the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies about his new book Reluctant Interveners: America's Failed Responses to Genocide from Bosnia to Darfur.
  • Eureka Street published a piece co-authored by Blanche Verlie, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Sydney Environment Institute, about how climate change is impacting education.
  • SBS Online quoted Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about a new bill in Ohio that would force public schools to accept scientifically incorrect answers if those answers align with the student’s religion.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Associate Professor Andrew Wait from the School of Economics about his research looking at the importance of watercooler discussions for improving companies’ productivity and culture.
  • Mumbrella republished an article from The Conversation by Dr Fiona Martin and PhD candidate Michael Ward from the Department of Media and Communications about the ABC’s decision not to buy the radio broadcast rights for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

15 November:

  • Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Dr Bruce Isaacs from the School of Literature, Arts and Media about Netflix not releasing the box office takings for its new film, Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, which will be released on the streaming platform later this month following its cinema run. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online.

14 November:

  • ABC Radio Nightlife interviewed Dr Robert Cowan from the Department of Classics and Ancient History about the Roman Emperor Claudius.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Ole Waever, Visiting Fellow in the Department of Government and International Relations, about political responses to climate change and how they may impact democracy.  
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Fiona Martin and PhD candidate Michael Ward from the Department of Media and Communications about the ABC’s decision not to buy the radio broadcast rights for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Fiona Andreallo from the Department of Media and Communications about how sex robots are being marketed as companions.

13 November:

  • Australian Financial Review and Domain quoted Associate Professor Stephen Whelan from the School of Economics about research from the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute finding nearly three quarters of older Australian are staying in their homes up to the age of 79.
  • The Atlantic (US) quoted Emeritus Professor John Wong from the Department of History about the 50-year transition period given to Hong Kong when Britain handed the region back to China in 1997.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Associate Professor Tess Lea from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about research into the obstacles that stop people commuting by bike.

12 November:

  •  ABC Four Corners (TVonlineinterviewed Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work and several University of Sydney education students for a report on literacy teaching in schools, including the use of phonics, and how technology has impacted students’ results. Daily Mail Australia reported on the episode, quoting Professor Ewing.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Evelyn Araluen Corr, PhD Candidate in the Department of English, about dystopian writing by marginalised and colonised people. 
  • Sky News mentioned research from the University of Sydney into the teaching of the Holocaust in NSW schools.
  • New Zealand Herald and In Daily republished an article from The Conversation by Dr Bruce Isaacs from the School of Literature, Arts and Media about the decision by some Australian and US cinemas not to screen the new Martin Scorsese film The Irishman as it will be available on Netflix in four weeks’ time.

11 November:

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Toner Stevenson, Manager of the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry about the people, mainly women, who served as Australia’s first human ‘computers’.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Ken Cruickshank, Director of the Sydney Institute for Community Language Education in the School of Education and Social Work, about a new ABC podcast Tongue Tied and Fluent, which will explore Australia’s’ multi-lingual communities.
  • Australian Financial Review quoted Professor Adrian Vickers from the School of Languages and Cultures about proposed new criminal laws in Indonesia, relating to extramarital sex and insulting the president.
  • 10 Daily quoted Dr Cat Moir from the School of Languages and Cultures about the fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago and the politics of Germany since it came down.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Bruce Isaacs from the School of Literature, Arts and Media about the decision by some Australian and US cinemas not to screen the new Martin Scorsese film The Irishman as it will be available on Netflix in four weeks’ time.

8 November:

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Emeritus Professor Frank Stilwell from the Department of Political Economy and two of his students about the drivers of inequality in Australia.
  • The Conversation (French) published an article by Dr Donna Brett from the Department of Art History about surveillance images taken by the East German Stasi during the time of the Berlin Wall.

7 November:

  • A column in the Herald Sun quoted Emeritus Professor Suzanne Rutland from the School of Languages and Cultures about the teaching of the Holocaust in NSW schools.

6 November:

  • ABC Radio Alice Springs interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about Australia’s changing attitudes towards the Cup.
  • ABC Radio National and ABC News (TV, Radio) interviewed Dr Patricia Ranald, Honorary Associate in theDepartment of Political Economy, about India withdrawing from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, a free-trade deal between 15 countries, including Australia. Dr Ranald also published an article in The Conversation about the agreement.

5 November:

  • SBS Online and ABC’s The Signal podcast interviewed Emeritus Professor Richard Waterhouse from theDepartment of History about the history of the Melbourne Cup. Sky News mentioned comments from Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about Australian’s changing attitudes to the Melbourne Cup. 
  • An opinion article published in the Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s plans to clamp down on environmental protestors. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online.

4 November:

  • The Guardian quoted Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about Australian’s changing attitudes to the Melbourne Cup. The article was republished on Yahoo! News (India).
  • SBS TV reported hundreds of community language teachers have recently graduated from courses at the Sydney Institute for Community Languages Education (SICLE), launched at the University of Sydney last year through a significant state government investment. SICLE Director Professor Ken Cruickshank from the School of Education and Social Work was interviewed.
  • The Guardian interviewed Sydney Policy Lab Director Professor Marc Stears and profiled the work ofsome of the world’s leading grassroots campaigners and social changemakers who were in Sydney last week visiting the Lab.
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  • News.com.au quoted Associate Professor Paul Roche, Chair of the Department of Classics and Ancient History, about Roman Emperor Hadrian and his relationship with Antinous. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • ABC Radio NSW Statewide Drive interviewed Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about Twitter moving to ban political advertisements.
  • 2GB Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the government inquiry into nationhood, national identity and democracy.
  • Canberra Times published an article by Dan Dixon from the School of Education and Social Work about the growth of streaming services in Australia.
  • Straits Times (Singapore) mentioned research from the University of Sydney finding an increase use of paper bags after plastic bag bans in California and Australia.

October 2019

1 November:

  • ABC Radio Melbourne, 2SM Sydney and 2TM Tamworth interviewed Dr Bruce Isaacs from the School of Literature, Arts and Media about why some people enjoy watching horror movies. ABC Radio (Hobart, Northern Tasmania) interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about the historical origins of Halloween. 
  • The Educator and The Sector reported on a study from the Australian Women’s Working Futures project about how young men and women value work/care policies. Associate Professor Elizabeth Hill was quoted.
  • HRDaily interviewed Associate Professor Andrew Wait from the School of Economics about his research looking at the importance of watercooler discussions for improving companies’ productivity and culture.

31 October:

  • Sydney Morning Herald and The Telegraph (UK) quoted Professor Richard Vann from Sydney Law School about a federal court ruling into the federal government’s backpacker tax. The articles were syndicated online across Nine Publishing and Yahoo! News (UK) respectively.

30 October:

  • ABC Radio PM interviewed Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Gallop from the School of Social and Political Sciences about opposition leader Anthony Albanese attempting to reposition Labor’s policies.
  • The Australian published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the various submissions received for a government inquiry into nationhood, national identity and democracy.
  • ABC Radio Capricornia interviewed Tim Soutphommasane, Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) in the School of Social and Political Sciences, about discrimination in Australia.

29 October:

  • Sydney Morning Herald reported on a new study from the Australian Women’s Working Futures project finding young women are making calculations and struggling to strike a work-life balance. Lead authors, Associate Professor Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy and Professor Marian Baird from the Business School, were quoted. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing. Women’s AgendaThe Saturday Paper and Smooth FM Sydney also reported on the research. Professor Baird was interviewed on ABC Radio AM about the stigma working parents experience in accessing flexible work arrangements.  
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Professor Marc Stears, Director of the Sydney Policy Lab, about British politics amid Brexit negotiations and the changing nature of democracy. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Adjunct Professor Adrian Blundell-Wignall from theSchool of Economics about what Australia can learn about quantitative easing from the European Central Bank. 
  • ABC Radio Perth interviewed Tim Soutphommasane, Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) in the School of Social and Political Sciences about discrimination in Australia.

28 October:

  • ABC Radio PM interviewed Natalia Maystorovich Chulio from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the exhumation of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco.
  • Editorials in The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald mentioned research from the University of Sydney examining the impact of asset ownership on the changing landscape of class.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Associate Professor Andrew Wait from the School of Economics about his research looking at the importance of watercooler discussions for improving companies’ productivity and culture.

25 October:

  • ABC News TV interviewed Natalia Maystorovich Chulio from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the exhumation of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco. The interview was syndicated nationally.
  • The CEO Magazine reported on new research by Associate Professor Andrew Wait from the School of Economics looking at the importance of watercooler discussions for improving companies’ productivity and culture.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Roslyn Arnold, former Honorary Professor in the School of Education and Social Work, about a bid by the NSW government to make maths compulsory for all students through to year 12.
  • Australian Financial Review mentioned research by Dr Sarah Cameron in the School of Social and Political Sciences into Australian’s support for free trade agreements.  
  • The Conversation (Indonesia) published an article by Dr Sophie Chao from the Department of History about oil palm expansion in West Papua.

24 October:

  • Sydney Morning Herald, Daily Telegraph and The Australian quoted Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about a bid by the NSW government to make maths compulsory for all students through to year 12.
  • Farm Online mentioned Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics was a member of a review committee looking into why tens of thousands of potentially eligible farmers have not accessed social welfare programs. The article was syndicated across rural mastheads.

22 October:

  • ABC Radio PMinterviewed Mark Pesce, Honorary Associate in the Department of Media and Communications, about the Chinese-owned video-sharing platform TikTok.
  • Sydney Morning Heraldquoted Dr Lionel Babicz from the School of Languages and Cultures in an explainer article on the Japanese emperor, as the country prepares for the enthronement of Emperor Naruhito. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing.
  • Smart Companyrepublished an article from The Conversation co-authored by Dr Fiona Martin and Venessa Paech from the Department of Media and Communications about the working conditions of Facebook’s moderating team. ABC News TV and CNBC (US) interviewed Professor Marc Stears, Director of the Sydney Policy Lab, about the latest Brexit negotiations.

21 October:

  • ABC Radio Nationalinterviewed Hilary Davidson, Honorary Associate in the School of Languages and Cultures, about the fashions during Jane Austen’s times.
  • Sydney Morning Heraldpublished an article by Tim Soutphommasane, Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) in the School of Social and Political Sciences about the salaries of corporate executives. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing.
  • The Agepublished a review by Professor James Der Derian, Director of the Centre for International Security Studies, of the books Permanent Record by Edward Snowden and Project Rainfall by Tom Gilling. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online.
  • National Interest (US) published an opinion article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences on the China’s Communist Party’s concerns about the economy in China.
  • The Conversationpublished an article by Dr Fiona Martin and PhD candidate Michael Ward from the Department of Media and Communications about the Coalition government’s funding of the ABC.

18 October:

  • The Educatorquoted Professor Jim Tognolini from the School of Education and Social Work about HSC exams and ATARs.
  • Lifehackerquoted Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics about how retailers, especially energy suppliers, use the illusion of choice to maximise profits.
  • ABC Radio Illawarra interviewed Nick Fogarty, PhD Candidate in the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies, about his research into cycling culture and its impact on traffic management.

17 October:

  • Dr Marcus Carter from the School of Literature, Art and Media was featured in multiple episodes of ABC TV’s Help! My Kid is A Gamer.
  • The New Dailyquoted Dr Alana Mann from the Sydney Environment Institute and Department of Media and Communications about making ethical food choices.                         
  • The Conversationpublished an article co-authored by Dr Fiona Martin and Venessa Paech from theDepartment of Media and Communications about the working conditions of Facebook’s moderating team. Mumbrella republished the article.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Sophie Chao from the Department of History about oil palm expansion in West Papua.

16 October:

  • Tim Soutphommasane, Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) in the School of Social and Political Sciences, took part in ABC panel show The Drum.

15 October:

  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Bruce Isaacs from the School of Literature, Arts and Media about Netflix investing in the production of feature films. The article was syndicated widely across Nine Publishing titles.
  • La FiammaandIl Globoreported students from the Department of Italian Studies will present Italian Students on Stage in the Great Hall on 21 October.
  • Dr Cat Moir from the School of Languages and Cultures was interviewed on ABC Radio Melbourne about Austrian author and playwright Peter Handke winning the Nobel Prize for Literature this year.

14 October:

  • Professor Jim Tognolini from the School of Education and Social Work spoke to ABC Radio Coffs Coastabout how the HSC exams have changed over time.
  • Sydney Morning Herald reported the NSW Labor leader Jodi McKay and federal leader Anthony Albanese announced a review into NSW Labor. The article mentioned Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Sciences will assist Professor Michael Lavarch, former federal attorney-general who is leading the review.
  • Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work was quoted in the Daily Telegraph about the increasing segregation in schools because of different levels of government funding. The article was syndicated widely across News Corp.
  • The Guardianquoted Tim Soutphommasane, Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) in the School of Social and Political Sciences, about whether Australia’s national census should be updated to give an accurate picture of ethnic diversity.
  • National Interest (US) published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from theDepartment of Sociology and Social Policy about the trade wars between China and the US.
  • Radio Tre Rai (Italy) interviewed Dr Lucia Sorbera from the Department of Arabic Language and Cultures about the spaces for literary, cultural and artistic production in Egypt following the country’s repression of a new wave of protests in late September.

 

11 October:

  • Sydney Morning Heraldinterviewed Annie Handmer, PhD Candidate in the School of History and Philosophy of Science, for the podcast Please Explain exploring Australia’s role in the new space boom. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics about Australian plasma donors not receiving financial compensation, despite imported plasma being provided by paid overseas donors. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • SBS The Feed (online) quoted Dr Jane Park from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about how cultural differences for Asian-Australian women can impact their access of domestic violence and mental health services.

10 October:

  • ABC Radio Sydney and BBC Radio interviewed Dr Will Visconti from the School of Literature, Art and Media about the Moulin Rouge in France celebrating its 130th anniversary. The ABC interview was syndicated nationally across metro and regional ABC stations.
  • Sydney Morning Heraldquoted Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about streaming service Stan acquiring a controversial 9/11 conspiracy documentary. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • Australian Financial Reviewpublished an article by Adjunct Professor Adrian Blundell-Wignall from the School of Economics about China not allowing foreign direct investment of its own companies.

9 October:

  • SBSquoted Tim Soutphommasane, Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) in the School of Social and Political Sciences, about comments on immigration made by former foreign minister Alexander Downer.
  • The Atlanticpublished a piece about the conservation of tortoises authored by Associate Professor Thom Van Dooren from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies and Sydney Environment Institute.
  • ABC Radio Tropical North interviewed Dr James Flexner from the Department of Archaeology about researchers looking into South Sea Islanders and their history in Mackay.
  • An opinion article published in the Sydney Morning Herald mentioned a forthcoming book by Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads.

8 October:

  • Australian Financial Reviewpublished an article by Professor James Curran from the Department of History about Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s recent speech warning against ‘negative globalism’.
  • SBS Onlinequoted Dr David Smith from the USSC and the Department of Government and International Relations about the US President asking the Australian government to assist with the Mueller investigation.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Dr Nikki Brunker from the School of Education and Social Work about an increase in enrolments at Sydney’s alternative schools.
  • Rappler (Philippines) published an article originally published on The Conversation by Professor John Keane from the School of Social and Political Sciences in which he interviewed Martin Lee Chu-ming, Hong Kong politician and founding Chairman of the United Democrats of Hong Kong.   

September 2019

4 October:

  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Dr Mitchell Hobbs from the Department of Media and Communications about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan, beginning legal action against a UK tabloid. The interview was syndicated nationally. He was also quoted in The New Dailyabout the lawsuit.
  • A column in the  Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations about diversity in Australia’s political parties. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads.
  • The Conversationpublished an article by Professor John Keane from the School of Social and Political Sciences in which he interviewed Martin Lee Chu-ming, Hong Kong politician and founding Chairman of the United Democrats of Hong Kong.

2 October:

  • ABC Radio Sydney and 3AW Melbourne interviewed Dr David Smith from the USSC and the Department of Government and International Relations about US President Donald Trump asking Prime Minister Scott Morrison for help with the Mueller inquiry into election interference. SBS Online quoted Dr Smith in three separate articles (onetwothree) about the request and the ongoing impeachment investigation.
  • Australian Book Review published an article by Professor Julia Kindt from the Department of Classics and Ancient History about the history of humans' relationship with nature, as viewed through classical texts. 
  • National Interest (US) published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about China's military power.

1 October:

  • The New Daily quoted Professor Yingjie Guo of the Department of Chinese Studies about the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China. The Conversation also published an article by Dr Amanda Tattersall from the Sydney Policy Lab and the School of Geosciences about continued protests in Hong Kong, coinciding with China’s 70th anniversary celebrations.
  • The Guardian published an article by Professor Marc Stears, Director of the Sydney Policy Lab, about citizen-led movements, such as the climate strike, filling a void left by many politicians.
  • The Dallas (US) and Turkey News republished an article that appeared in The Conversation by Professor Deborah Cobb-Clark from the School of Economics about inherited disadvantage, where children with socio-economically disadvantaged parents are more likely to grow up to be poor as adults.

30 September:

  • ABC News TV interviewed Professor Marc Stears, Director of the Sydney Policy Lab, about Boris Johnson’s ties to an American businesswoman who allegedly received public money and favourable treatment.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Professor Glenda Sluga from the Department of History about Australia and Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s role in international politics. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • ABC Radio PM interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about the formal investigation into the potential impeachment of US President Donald Trump. 
  • ABC (Radio Nationalonline) interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about new religious movements.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor James Curran from the Department of History about the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China. 
  • Yahoo! News quoted Dr Aim Sinpeng from the School of Social and Political Sciences about concerns people could have their fingerprints copied from photographs if they pose with a ‘V for victory’ hand gesture. 
  • A column in the Sydney Morning Herald on whether Australia should introduce a licence fee for its public broadcasters mentioned research into the ABC by Michael Ward from the Department of Media and Communications. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.  
  • The Conversation published an article by Professor Deborah Cobb-Clark from the School of Economics about inherited disadvantage, where children with poor parents are more likely to grow up and be poor as adults.

27 September:

  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Professor James Curran from the Department of History about how Australia should manage its relationship with China while still maintaining an alliance with the US. The article is an extract of a policy brief for policy body China Matters. Another article in the Australian Financial Review also reported on the policy brief.
  • ABC News TV interviewed Professor Danielle Celermajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the ACT becoming the first jurisdiction in Australia to change the legal status of animals from 'property' to sentient beings. ABC Radio (Sydney, Canberra) also interviewed Dr Bronwyn Orr, PhD Candidate in the School of Veterinary Science, about the change.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about the announcement of a formal investigation into the potential impeachment of US President Donald Trump. SBS Online also quoted Dr Smith about the impeachment and whether such an act would occur in Australia.

26 September:

  • ABC News TV, Sky News and Bloomberg (US) interviewed Professor Marc Stears, Director of the Sydney Policy Lab, about UK’s Supreme Court ruling Prime Minister Boris Johnson had broken the law by suspending Parliament. The Bloomberg interview was republished in MSN (US).
  • ABC Radio Goulburn Murray interviewed Dr David Smith from the USSC and the Department of Government and International Relations about the potential impeachment of Donald Trump.
  • Campus Review reported on the launch of the Creativity in Research Engaging the Arts, Transforming Education (CREATE) Centre, a new research centre to be led by Professor Robyn Ewing and Professor Michael Anderson from the School of Education and Social Work.

25 September:

  • The Educator quoted Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about his paper into the Australian university sector’s reliance on international student revenue.

24 September:

  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Professor James Curran from the Department of History about Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s visit to the US and how he spoke of Australia’s relationship with China while there. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • ABC Online quoted Mark Johnson from the Department of Media and Communications about corruption in the video game industry.

23 September:

  • The Economist quoted Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about perceived foreign interference on Australian university campuses.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Tim Soutphommasane, Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) in the School of Social and Political Sciences, about the climate strike. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) quoted Brendan Thomas-Noone from the United States Studies Centre and Professor James Curran from the Department of History about Australia’s relationship with the US as Prime Minister Scott Morrison visits Washington.
  • AFR Weekend quoted Professor Adrian Vickers from the School of Languages and Cultures about Indonesia looking to introduce strict new laws banning extramarital sex, sex outside marriage and insulting the president. ABC Radio Newcastle also interviewed Professor Vickers about the laws.

20 September:

  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Dr Gil Merom from the Department of Government and International Relations about the recent Israeli election where the result is still to be determined.
  • Whimn quoted Dr Louise Katz from the School of Literature, Arts and Media about the representation of witches.

19 September:

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Lisa Adkins, Head of the School of Social and Political Sciences, and Professor Martijn Konings from the Department of Political Economy about their research examining the impact of asset ownership on the changing landscape of class.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Huw Griffiths from the Department of English about the vocabulary of Shakespeare. 
  • SBS Indonesia quoted Associate Professor Dwi Noverini Djenar, Chair of the Department of Indonesian Studies, about the history and origins of the Indonesian language.
  • Radio Adelaide interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s visit to the US.

18 September:

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations for a regular segment on US politics.
  • SBS World News interviewed Associate Professor Ken Cruickshank, Director of the Sydney Institute for Community Language Education in the School of Education and Social Work, about NSW public schools expanding the range of languages available to study.

17 September:

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr John Dickson from the School of Languages and Cultures about Jesus’ influence on western culture.
  • Architecture and Design reported on research examining the impact of asset ownership on the changing landscape of class, quoting Professor Lisa Adkins, Head of the School of Social and Political Sciences, Professor Martijn Konings from the Department of Political Economy and Associate Professor Melinda Cooper from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Patricia Ranald, Honorary Associate in the Department of Political Economy, about provisions in trade agreements that allow corporations to sue governments.

16 September:

  • Ten’s The Project, Nine’s Today Extra, Sky News Live, Yahoo! FinanceNew Zealand HeraldStarts At 60, WSFM Sydney and editorials in the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age reported on research from one of the University of Sydney’s flagship FutureFix arts and social sciences projects examining the impact of asset ownership on the changing landscape of class. The New Daily also interviewed one of the researchers, Professor Lisa Adkins, Head of the School of Social and Political Sciences.
  • SBS Italian interviewed Dr Lucia Sorbera from the School of Languages and Cultures about the influence of Arabic on Italy's language and culture. 
  • Dr David Smith from the USSC and the Department of Government and International Relations published an article in The Conversation and Professor James Curran from the Department of History published an article in the Australian Financial Review and East Asia Forum about Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s official visit to Washington to meet with US President Donald Trump. 
  • Canberra Times published an article by Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about how polling results influenced the federal election.
  • South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) quoted Professor Justin Hastings from the Department of Government and International Relations about the US potentially intervening to prevent trade between Singapore and North Korea.
  • ABC Online quoted Associate Professor David Macarthur from the Department of Philosophy about plastic surgery and the concept of beauty.
  • An opinion article published in the Australian Financial Review mentioned research by Professor Michael Anderson from the School of Education and Social Work on the importance of the four Cs, creativity, communication, critical reflection and collaboration, in preparing young people for the future of work.
  • Yahoo! News (Singapore) quoted Professor Catherine Driscoll from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about the popularity of teen films.

13 September:

  • Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, News.com.au and Daily Mail Australia reported on research from one of the University of Sydney’s flagship FutureFix arts and social sciences projects examining the impact of asset ownership on the changing landscape of class. The article quoted Professor Lisa Adkins, Head of the School of Social and Political Sciences, and Professor Martijn Konings from the Department of Political Economy and mentioned co-author Associate Professor Melinda Cooper from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy. The Herald and news.com.au articles were syndicated across Nine and News Corp Australia’s online mastheads respectively.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Tim Soutphommasane, Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) in the School of Social and Political Sciences, about the Prime Minister’s comments in response to criticism of Liberal MP Gladys Liu’s alleged ties to the Chinese government. Professor Soutphommasane also took part in ABC’s panel show The Drum.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Nick Enfield of the Department of Linguistics about fake news and political rhetoric.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Monash University cancelling student elections amid backlash against rules that would have made international students ineligible to run for the student union. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • The Conversation published an article by Darius Sepehri, PhD Candidate in the School of Languages and Cultures, about traditional Persian music.

11 September:

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Emeritus Professor Frank Stilwell from the Department of Political Economy about wealth inequality in Australia, ahead of a Sydney Ideas event on the topic.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Associate Professor David Macarthur from the Department of Philosophy for a discussion on plastic surgery.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations for a regular segment on US politics.
  • TRT World (Turkey) published an opinion piece by Dr Sophie Chao from the Department of History on the West Papua anti-racism conflict.             

10 September:

  • Australian Financial Review released its 100 Women of Influence, which includes Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, Professor Mary Crock from Sydney Law School, Professor Julie Leask from the Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery and Professor Georgina Long from Sydney Medical School and Co-Medical Director of Melanoma Institute Australia. 
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Associate Professor Helen Proctor from the School of Education and Social Work about private schools in NSW soliciting parents for donations to build new buildings. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.

9 September:

  • Australian Financial Review quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the political identity of the Australian Labour Party.
  • ABC Online quoted Associate Professor Kristie Miller from the Department of Philosophy, joint Director of the Centre for Time, about the philosophy of eternalism and how we view the concept of past, present and future.
  • The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Graham White from the School of Economics about whether supply or demand best drives the economy.

6 September:

  • Sydney Morning Herald reported on research from the University of Sydney and UTS on the impact of toxic leadership on the school environment.
  • Sky News interviewed Dr Amanda Tattersall from the Sydney Policy Lab and the School of Geosciences about Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam formally withdrawing the controversial extradition bill following weeks of protests.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Huw Griffiths from the Department of English about the Shakespeare play Titus Andronicus, currently playing in Sydney.
  • ABC Life quoted Dr Sam Shpall from the Department of Philosophy about watching films deemed ‘problematic’.
  • Daily Advertiser quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about Wagga independent Joe McGirr gaining more power if two NSW Liberal MPs leave the government.

5 September:

  • ABC Radio PM interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre about American store Walmart banning the sale of handgun ammunition and some assault-style rifles in the wake of mass shootings. 
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Adjunct Associate Professor Michael West from the School of Social and Political Sciences about media company Nine hosting a Liberal Party fundraiser.
  • Foreign Policy published a piece by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the trade war between China and the US.
  • Crikey published an article by Emeritus Professor Stuart Rees from the Sydney Peace Foundation about the Australian government’s treatment of Australian-Chinese writer Yang Hengjun versus Julian Assange.

4 September:

  • Architectus (New Zealand) mentioned that the new Faculty of the Arts and Social Sciences building is shortlisted for this years’ ‘Education’ category in the 2019 World Architecture News Awards.
  • Forward (US) reported on the ongoing dispute between the University and former lecturer in political economy, Tim Anderson.
  • The Wire interviewed Stewart Jackson of the School of Social and Political Sciences about the ICAC investigation into the NSW Labor party.
  • The Vancouver Sun (Canada) quoted Associate Professor Salvatore Babones of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about international student flows in Australia and Canada, off the back of Associate Professor Babones’ Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) report on the subject some weeks ago. The piece was widely syndicated across Canadian media titles.

3 September:

  • Today’s Farmer (Canada)quoted the author of the Centre for Independent Studies paper about the Australian university sector’s reliance on international student revenue, Associate Professor Salvatore Babones of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, about international student flows in Australia and Canada. The piece was widely syndicated across Canadian media titles.
  • The New Daily quoted Associate Professor Mark Melatos of the School of Economics about the impact of a proposed free trade agreement between Australia and the UK.
  • The Wire interviewed Dr Luis Angosto-Ferrández of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the ongoing Amazonian bushfires in Brazil.
  • Books + Publishing mentioned that Professor Bonnie S. McDougall of the School of Languages and Cultures won a Special Book Award of China at the Beijing International Book Fair.

2 September:

  • Busan English Broadcasting (Korea) interviewed Professor Adrian Vickers from the School of Languages and Cultures about the relocation of Indonesia’s capital.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, for the Indigenous language segment Word Up on the program AWAYE!.
  • BBC World Newsday interviewed Dr Sophie Chao from the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry about the anti-racism protests happening in West Papua.
  • Adelaide Advertiser quoted Michele St Anne, Deputy Director of the Sydney Environment Institute, about the Institute joining environmental groups and federal politicians in calling for an audit into the assessment of oil drilling projects in the Great Australian Bight to be made public.
  • Sydney Morning Herald reported Evelyn Araluen Corr and Dr James Dunk from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences have both been named as the incoming editors of Australian literary magazine Overland. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads.

August 2019

30 August:

  • ABC News TV and Sky News interviewed Professor Marc Stears, Director of the Sydney Policy Lab, about UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson suspending UK parliament. The Sky News clip was syndicated across News Corp Australia online. 
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Kimberlee Weatherall from Sydney Law School about free trade negotiations between Australia and the European Union, including potential restrictions for Australian producers on using geographical indicators, such as ‘Feta’.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Emeritus Professor Graeme Gill from the Department of Government and International Relations about media in Russia and the alleged deaths of Russian journalists.

29 August:

  • NITV interviewed Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, about a far-north Queensland primary school teaching the local Indigenous language to its students.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Professor Simon Tormey of the School of Social and Political Sciences about the latest in Italian and UK politics.
  • The Guardian quoted Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about the latest NAPLAN results.
  • The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Ann Elias from the Department of Art History about pioneering photographer Frank Hurley and his work in the Great Barrier Reef.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Emeritus Professor Frank Stilwell from the Department of Political Economy about how the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the Productivity Commission downplay wealth inequality.

28 August:

  • ABC Radio Wide Bay interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about the role of godparents.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Adjunct Professor Adrian Blundell-Wignall from the School of Economics about the ongoing US/China trade war.

27 August:

  • Medium published an article by Steven Liaros, PhD Candidate in the Department of Political Economy, about how economic disruption will shape the future of cities.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr James Dunk from the Department of History about how doctors have successfully campaigned against planetary-wide political issues, such as nuclear war, in the past.
  • The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Graham White from the School of Economics about Treasurer Josh Frydenberg telling businesses to back themselves.

26 August:

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Kathryn Welch from the Department of Classics and Ancient History about the life of Julius Caesar.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Tim Soutphommasane, Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) in the School of Social and Political Sciences, about George Pell losing his appeal last week. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads.
  • ABC Online published an article by Stuart Rollo from the Department of Government and International Relations about US President Donald Trump offering to buy Greenland from Denmark.

23 August:

  • Associate Professor Rebecca Johinke of the School of Literature, Art and Media reviewed the book ‘Night Fishing’ by Vicki Hastrich for the Brisbane Times.
  • Crikey republished an RMIT ABC Fact Check piece that quotes Dr Rachel Wilson of the School of Education and Social Work about whether entry marks for teaching degrees are getting lower.
  • In an article widely syndicated across regional media, Professor Emerita Suzanne Rutland of the School of Languages and Cultures was quoted about a report she co-authored on the benefits of religious education in schools.
  • X-Press Mag mentioned that University of Sydney academics assisted in designing a temporary replica of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, the ‘Pop-up Globe’.
  • Jewish Herald-Voice (US) reviewed a book co-edited by Dr Avril Alba of the Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies: “Holocaust Memory and Racism in the Postwar World” (Wayne State University Press).

22 August:

  • 2ser interviewed Professor Simon Tormey of the School of Social and Political Sciences about the United Kingdom ending freedom of movement rules as soon as it leaves the European Union on October 31st.
  • The New Daily republished an article co-authored by Frank Stilwell, emeritus professor in the Department of Political Economy, about the recent ABS biennial survey of income and wealth that shows the richest fifth of our population are getting richer. The article was originally published in The Conversation.
  • Global Travel Media quoted Professor Danielle Celermajer of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the 2019 Australasian Animal Studies Association’s biennial conference.
  • South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History about the security measures in the Xinjiang region.

21 August:

  • The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones, from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, about Australia’s leading universities looking to India as a new source of international students.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Emeritus Professor Frank Stilwell, in the Department of Political Economy, and Chris Sheil, a Visiting Senior Fellow in History at UNSW, about the continuing upward redistribution of wealth.
  • ABC RN Breakfast interviewed PhD student Ye Xue in a news item about fears of violence at Hong Kong protests at Australian universities.
  • Radio 2SER interviewed Professor Simon Tormey in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences on what the rise of Boris Johnson as British Prime Minister means for Brexit and the rest of the world.

20 August:

  • Ten’s The Project and ABC Radio Melbourne interviewed Associate Professor Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy about a growing number of countries and companies around the world adopting menstrual leave.
  • ABC Radio Australia Wide interviewed Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work about teaching children to read and the use of phonics.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work in a fact check on whether marks to get into teaching degrees in Australia are getting lower.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Beatriz Carrillo Garcia from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about China's 'participatory authoritarianism'.
  • Boston Globe (US) mentioned research from the University into the impact of plastic bag bans on the sale of plastic garbage bags.

19 August:

  • ABC News TV interviewed Professor John Keane from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.
  • ABC News TV interview Tim Soutphommasane, Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) in the School of Social and Political Sciences, for the panel show program Friday Fix.
  • ABC Radio Canberra interviewed Dr Victoria Rawlings from the School of Education and Social Work about whether school uniforms should be compulsory.
  • News.com.au quoted Professor Adrian Vickers, Head of the School of Languages and Cultures, and Dr Petr Matous and Dr Aaron Opdyke from the School of Civil Engineering about plans to relocate Indonesia’s capital from Jakarta to the island of Borneo. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • Sun Herald quoted Associate Professor Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy about a growing number of countries and companies around the world adopting menstrual leave. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work about teaching children to read and the use of phonics.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about the historical origins of godparents.
  • South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) published an opinion article by Debasish Roy Chowdhury a research fellow with the Sydney Democracy Network about the similarities between Hong Kong and Kashmir.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Science about the impact of pre-polling on this year’s the federal election.

16 August:

  • The Conversation published an article by Loukas Koungoulos, PhD Candidate in the Department of Archaeology, about how lice native to Australia managed to spread around the world.
  • The Conversation quoted Dr Victoria Rawlings from the School of Education and Social Work about in an article asking education experts whether school uniforms should be compulsory.

15 August:

  • ABC 7.30 interviewed Associate Professor Helen Proctor from the School of Education and Social Work about how much money schools spend on infrastructure and the growing divide between Australia’s richest and poorest schools.
  • ABC Radio Late Night Live interviewed Dr Jessica Davis, Honorary Associate in the Department of English, about the legacy of writer and satirist John Clarke.
  • ABC Radio NSW Statewide Drive interviewed Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work about teaching children to read and the use of phonics.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Dr David Brophy from the Department of History and China Studies Centre about Australia’s relationship with both the US and China. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads.

14 August:

  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Helen Proctor from the School of Education and Social Work about changes to enrolment numbers across NSW schools. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online. Kinderling also quoted Associate Professor Proctor from an ABC article on how much money schools spend on infrastructure and the growing divide between Australia’s richest and poorest schools. ABC Radio North and West SA interviewed Associate Professor Proctor about the ABC report.
  • ABC (7.30, Radio Sydney) interviewed Professor John Keane from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the protests in Hong Kong, after he witnessed the demonstrations at Hong Kong airport.
  • ABC (Radio Australia Wide, Online) interviewed Kirsty Howey from the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry about water shortages in the Yuendumu community in Central Australia.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Professor James Curran from the Department of History about Liberal backbencher Andrew Hastie’s recent comments on China.
  • 中国新闻网 (China) quoted Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost Professor Stephen Garton about the White Australia policy.
  • Crikey republished an ABC Fact Check article on levels of social housing in Australia quoting Associate Professor Judith Yates from the School of Economics.

13 August:

  • ABC Online quoted Associate Professor Helen Proctor from the School of Education and Social Work about how much money schools spend on infrastructure and the growing divide between Australia’s richest and poorest schools.
  • ABC Online quoted Associate Professor Judith Yates from the School of Economics in a fact check about levels of social housing in Australia.
  • Channel NewsAsia republished an article originally published on The Conversation co-authored by Associate Professor Gaby Ramia from the Department of Government and International Relations about research into the job-seeking habits of those on unemployment benefits.

12 August:

  • ABC Radio Nightlife interviewed Dr Jamie Fraser, senior curator at the Nicholson Museum, about Edward Palmer, an English explorer murdered in Egypt in 1882 while attempting to bride local chieftains.
  • AFR Weekend quoted Professor James Curran from the Department of History about Australia balancing foreign policy between the US and China.
  • Salon (US) republished an article from The Conversation by Professor Paul Giles from the Department of English about the legacy of American author Toni Morrison, who passed away this month. 

9 August:

  • Dr Alana Mann from the Sydney Environment Institute and Department of Media and Communications was quoted in Sydney Morning Herald and syndicated Nine News outlets about a new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report about the impact of land practices on global warming. The Saturday Paper also quoted Dr Mann.
  • SBS (OnlineWorld News) interviewed Indigenous languages education expert Susan Poetsch, from the School of Education and Social Work, about preserving and reviving Indigenous languages. 
  • AM on ABC Radio National interviewed PhD candidate Jordan McSwiney from the School of Social and Political Sciences about online forums that enable extremist ideology to spread in the context of the El Paso shooting.
  • Kyle Moore from the Department of Media and Communications was interviewed on triple j about the impact of loot boxes in online games.
  • Dr Aim Sinpeng from the School of Social and Political Sciences was interviewed on 2SER FM about debates in university classrooms.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Professor Paul Giles from the Department of English about Toni Morrison's legacy.
  • ABC Online interviewed Dr Marcus Carter from the School of Literature, Art and Media about a lack of transparency around purchases of loot boxes in mobile games. 
  • Education Review interviewed Professor Debra Hayes, Head of the School of Education and Social Work, about various issues faced by the teaching profession.
  • Scroll (India) republished an article from The Conversation by Professor Paul Giles from the Department of English about Toni Morrison’s legacy.

8 August:

  • The Conversation published an article by Professor Paul Giles from the Department of English about the legacy of American author Toni Morrison, who passed away this week.

7 August:

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Anna Lawrenson from the Department of Art History about the ethics of arts funding.
  • Daily Mail Australia quoted Dr Vera Chung and Dr Suranga Seneviratne from School of Computer Science, Mike Seymour from the Business School and Dr Fiona Andreallo from the Department of Media and Communications about the security and privacy concerns surrounding FaceApp.
  • Sydney Morning Herald reported on a school trial that will see disadvantaged children taught violin or cello, mentioning it is being overseen by Dr Anita Collins from the School of Education and Social Work. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • ABC Online and The Guardian republished an article originally published on The Conversation co-authored by Associate Professor Gaby Ramia from the Department of Government and International Relations about research into the job-seeking habits of those on unemployment benefits.

6 August:

  • Sky News aired a recording of an event held at the School of Economics last week, featuring a talk by Professor Eli Remolona, the former Regional Head for Asia of the Bank for International Settlements. Professor Remolona was a guest of the University of Sydney’s FASS FutureFix research theme group, Global Perspectives on Economic Policy. Sydney Morning Herald also interviewed Professor Remolona.
  • BBC Radio 5 interviewed Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics and Professor Ellen Garbarino from the Business School about the impact of teens playing video games. Professor Garbarino was also interviewed on ABC Radio Melbourne about the research.
  • The Educator summarised an article originally published on The Conversation by Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work and Deborah Chadwick from Sydney Conservatorium of Music about the importance of high school students studying maths.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Associate Professor Gaby Ramia from the Department of Government and International Relations about research into the job seeking habits of those on unemployment benefits.

5 August:

  • ABC Radio (Darwin, Alice Springs) interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about what it means to be a modern godparent.
  • A widely syndicated Agence France Presse article quoted PhD candidate Aleksandar Mitreski from the Department of Government and International Relations about Al-Qaeda attacks in Yemen.

July 2019

2 August:

  • The Australian mentioned tweets from Dr David Brophy from the Department of History and China Studies Centre about protests held at the University of Queensland.
  • ABC Online published an opinion piece co-authored by Dr Susan Collings and Associate Professor Amy Conley Wright from the Institute of Open Adoption Studies in the School of Education and Social Work about how adopted children can maintain relationships with their birth families. It mentioned they have recently been awarded an ARC-funded Linkage Project, collaborating with agencies and families experienced in the care system.
  • ABC Radio Perth interviewed Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Gallop from the School of Social and Political Sciences as part of a panel discussion on democracy and truth held during the Disrupted Festival of Ideas in Perth.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Jessica Kean from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies and Professor Rae Cooper from the Business School about how men and women perceive issues of gender inequality differently. 
  • ABC Online quoted Tim Soutphommasane, Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) in the School of Social and Political Sciences, about racial profiling.
  • Crikey republished an ABC Fact Check article quoting Dr Anna Boucher from the Department of Government and International Relations on whether Australia's population growth is mostly the result of migration.
  • NPR (US) quoted Dr Rebecca Taylor from the School of Economics about the impact of plastic bag bans on the sale of plastic garbage bags.
  • SBS Online republished an article originally published on The Conversation by Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work and Deborah Chadwick from Sydney Conservatorium of Music about the importance of high school students studying math.

1 August:

  • BBC Radio 5 interviewed Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics about the impact of teens playing video games.
  • The Australian published a Wall Street Journal article that quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History and China Studies Centre about reports from China that ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims detained in Chinese internment camps have been released.
  • The National Interest (US) published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the importance of the US Navy for the strategic and security goals of the US in Asia.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work and Deborah Chadwick from Sydney Conservatorium of Music about the importance of high school students studying math.

31 July:

  • Wall Street Journal (US) and Vox (US) quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History and China Studies Centre about concerns for ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims detained in Chinese internment camps.
  • An opinion article published in the Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about parenting and its impact on young people. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.  
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Anna Boucher from the Department of Government and International Relations in a fact check on whether Australia's population growth is mostly the result of migration.

30 July:

  • Canberra Times published a tribute to political speechwriter Graham Freudenberg, who passed away this week, written by Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Science.

29 July:

  • The Australian mentioned that Tim Soutphommasane, Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) in the School of Social and Political Sciences, is on the 2019 Melbourne Writers' Festival lineup. 
  • 2ser interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences on the consequences of Boris Johnson being voted the new British Prime Minister. 
  • The Sydney Morning Herald published an opinion piece by Tim Soutphommasane, Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) in the School of Social and Political Sciences, about the need for reassuring leadership in light of societal ills.  
  • The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Melissa Hardie of the School of Literature, Art and Media about the cultural significance of the TV show 'Orange is the New Black'. The article was syndicated across 9 Media's mastheads.
  • University World News published an opinion piece by professor emerita in the School of Education and Social Work, Raewyn Connell, about how university globalisation is 'unequal and undemocratic'.

26 July:

  • Green Left Weekly quoted media expert Associate Professor Tim Dwyer, of the School of Literature, Art and Media, on the lack of diverse voices in Australian media due to mergers and takeovers and why this matters.
  • The Real Girl interviewed Associate Professor of International Relations, John Mikler of the School of Social and Political Sciences, about youth empowerment, the impact of feminism on international relations, and sci-fi.

25 July:

  • The Australian, ABC Radio (News, World Today, triple j Hack), 5AA Adelaide and 6PR Perth interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences on the consequences of Boris Johnson being voted the new British Prime Minister, particularly for the UK’s relationship with Australia.Channel News AsiaThe Adelaide ReviewNation of Change and more republished an opinion piece authored by Professor Simon Tormey on the news. He was also quoted in an AAP article syndicated across Nine News titles. ABC TV News also interviewed Luke Mansillo, PhD student from the Department of Government and International Relations and the United States Studies Centre, about the new British Prime Minister.
  • SBS TV quoted Associate Professor Justin Hastings from the Department of Government and International Relations about China releasing a white paper on its national defence strategy.  
  • ABC Radio (Overnights) interviewed Professor Nick Enfield of the Department of Linguistics about the history of fake news.
  • News.com.au interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about the testimony of Robert Mueller regarding his investigation into whether US President Donald Trump colluded with Russia to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election.

24 July:

  • ABC Radio (Canberra) interviewed Professor of Politics Simon Tormey of the School of Social and Political Sciences about Boris Johnson and Brexit. BFM 89.9 (Malaysia) also interviewed Professor Tormey on the subject. The Conversation published an opinion piece by Professor Tormey on the consequences of Boris Johnson being voted the new British Prime Minister. It was syndicated on Evening Report (NZ) and Daily Bulletin.
  • Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) in the School of Social and Political Sciences Tim Soutphommasane was a panellist on ABC TV (The Drum).
  • Campus Review quoted Senior Lecturer in Convergent and Online Media Dr Fiona Martin of the Department of Media and Communications about her Facebook-funded research on online hate speech. 

23 July:

  • Morning Future (Italy) interviewed Associate Professor of International Relations, John Mikler of the School of Social and Political Sciences, about his book, The Political Power of Global Corporations.
  • Your Life Choices republished an opinion piece by Robert Slonim, Professor of Economics, about how businesses use ‘consumer paralysis’ to maximise their profits. It was originally published in The Conversation

22 July:

  • ABC TV (The World Today) and ABC NewsRadio interviewed Professor Marc Stears, Director of the Sydney Policy Lab, about the Prime Ministership of the UK.
  • ABC Radio National referred to Professor Penny Russell from the Department of History’s great-grandfather’s remains being found beneath Central station.   
  • 10 Daily interviewed Tim Soutphommasane, Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) in the School of Social and Political Sciences, about conversations about racism, following the airing of a documentary about former AFL star and Australian of the Year Adam Goodes last week.
  • The Mercury reviewed Dr James Dunk from the Department of History’s new book Bedlam at Botany Bay, which recounts mental health issues experienced by new arrivals into the colony of New South Wales.
  • Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Social and Political Sciences, Michael West, was quoted in The Saturday Paper about a Grattan Institute report on private health insurance.

19 July:

  • 9 Newsonline interviewed Professor Ramon Shaban of the Marie Bashir Institute and Faculty of Medicine and Health and Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott of the Department of Government and International Relations about the World Health Organisation’s announcement about the Ebola outbreak. The article was syndicated online to WEB MSN Australia and medicalhealthnews.netNew Scientist quoted Professor Kamradt-Scott on the subject.  
  • The Conversation published a piece by Rona Macniven, Research Fellow, School of Public Health; Rachel Wilson, Senior Lecturer - Research Methodology / Educational Assessment & Evaluation, School of Education and Social Work; and John Evans Professor, Indigenous Health Education, University of Technology Sydney about whether sports programs are helping close the gap in indigenous communities. Viw.com.au republished the piece. 
  • The Australian published an opinion piece that mentioned a tweet by Tim Soutphommasane, Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) in the School of Social and Political Sciences. 
  • The National Tribune quoted Professor of Marketing at Sydney Business School Ellen Garbarino and Economics Professor Robert Slonim of the School of Economics about their research on the impact of video games on teenagers’ depression levels; loneliness; resilience; and overall quality of life. The piece was syndicated to Miragenews.com.

18 July:

  • ABC Online published an opinion piece by Megan MacKenzie, professor of gender and war in the Department of Government and International Relations and a visiting fellow at the United States Studies Centre, about why the military is yet to have its #MeToo moment. ABC Radio Canberra and ABC RN also interviewed Megan MacKenzie on this topic. 

17 July:

  • Sunrise (Channel 7) interviewed Professor Nick Enfield of the Department of Linguistics about World Emoji Day. The interview was syndicated across regional networks.
  • ABC News interviewed Associate Professor Muireann Irish, from the School of Psychology in the Brain and Mind Centre, on the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and our “flashbulb” memories of the event.
  • 2GB Sydney spoke to Professor Penny Russell from the Department of History about an old cemetery discovered underneath Sydney’s Central Station.
  • Crikey quoted Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about systemic issues in the teaching profession.
  • PV Magazine mentioned research co-conducted by Associate Professor Tihomir Ancev from the School of Economics into the effects of wind and solar energy on wholesale electricity prices.

16 July:

  • Professor James Curran from the Department of History wrote an article in the Australian Financial Review about the Prime Minister’s rhetoric on US-Australian relations.
  • Women’s Agenda quoted Professor Megan Mackenzie from the Department of Government and International Relations about #MeToo issues in the military.
  • Modern Australian mentioned research co-conducted by Associate Professor Tihomir Ancev from the School of Economics into the effects of wind and solar energy on wholesale electricity prices.
  • Phys.org and News Pronto republished a piece by Associate Professor Ahmar Mahboob from the Department of Linguistics about whether a criminal suspect can be identified just by the sound of their voice. The piece was originally published in The Conversation.
  • The Conversation published a piece by Dr Joyce Nip from the Department of Media and Communications about how China attempted to control the narrative of the Hong Kong protests.

15 July:

  • 2GB Sydney interviewed Professor Penny Russell from the Department of History about her great-grandfather’s remains being found beneath Central station. The interview was syndicated to 4BC Brisbane.
  • ABC Radio (Perth, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra, South West Victoria, Shepparton, Goulburn Murray, Upper Hunter, Newcastle, Illawarra, Riverina, Western Plains) interviewed Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work about a report on teachers by Macquarie University.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Mark Post from the Department of Linguistics and China Studies Centre about Himalayan Indigenous languages.
  • Visiting Professor Jocelyn Chey from the School of Languages and Cultures and China Studies Centre was quoted in the Canberra Times about protests in Hong Kong.
  • Voxy.co.nz quoted Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the particularities of the American experience.
  • The Conversation published a piece by Associate Professor Ahmar Mahboob from the Department of Linguistics about whether a criminal suspect can be identified by just the sound of their voice.

12 July:

  • 2SER FM interviewed Professor Vrasidas Karalis, Chair of Modern Greek at the University of Sydney, about the recent Greek election and the country’s new prime minister.

11 July:

  • ABC Radio The World Today interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about the death of former independent US presidential candidate Ross Perot.    
  • The Guardian quoted Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Gallop from the School of Social and Political Sciences about his submission to the NSW ICAC investigation into lobbying, calling for a ban on donors paying for one-on-one ministerial access and for the real-time publication of the diaries of politicians, staffers and senior public servants.

10 July:

  • The Australian quoted Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Tim Soutphommasane about debate around the expansion of the Human Rights Commissioner’s powers.
  • Blacktown Advocate reported students from Chifley College Senior Campus took park in a Pompeii education program in collaboration with Dr Estelle Lazer and Associate Professor Kathryn Welch from the Department of Classics and Ancient History.

9 July:

  • ABC News TV and ABC Radio The World Today interviewed Professor Vrasidas Karalis, Chair of the Department of Modern Greek, about the centre-right New Democracy party’s win in the recent Greek elections. Professor Karalis was also interviewed on ABC Radio Sydney about the election, with the interview syndicated nationally.
  • Sky News broadcast a recording of the opening event of the 2019 Food Governance Conference, co-hosted by Sydney Law School and the Charles Perkins Centre. The Sydney Ideas event featuredDr Alana Mann from the Department of Media and Communications and Sydney Environment Institute. 
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Donna O’Connor from the School of Education and Social Work about what makes a good sporting coach.
  • 2SM Sydney interviewed Dr Fiona Gill from the School of Social and Political Sciences about laws prohibiting the sale of human bones, after a box of bones was withdrawn from an auction.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about US President Donald Trump’s use of Twitter.

8 July:

  • ABC News Mornings interviewed Professor Vrasidas Karalis, Chair of the Department of Modern Greek, about the centre-right New Democracy party’s win in the recent Greek elections.
  • ABC Radio AM interviewed Associate Professor Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy about her research into the impact of Australia's Pacific Labour Scheme on the workers’ home communities.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Associate Professor Diane van den Broek from the Business School and Dr Prudence Black, Honorary Associate in the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies, about their research on empowering women who have served time in prison to return to the workforce. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • Sun Herald quoted Dr Fiona Gill from the School of Social and Political Sciences about laws prohibiting the sale of human bones. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads.

5 July:

  • ABC Radio (Sydney, Central Coast) interviewed Dr James Dunk from the Department of History about his book Bedlam at Botany Bay, which recounts mental health issues experienced by new arrivals into the colony of New South Wales.
  • ABC Radio Darwin interviewed Professor Vrasidas Karalis from the Department of Modern Greek about the upcoming Greek election.
  • ABC Radio (Goulburn Murray, Shepparton) interviewed Dr Sarah Cameron from the School of Social and Political Sciences about politicians’ wages.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Dr Susan Collings from the School of Education and Social Work about rehabilitation centres to help people break drug and alcohol addictions.

4 July:

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Patricia Ranald, Honorary Associate in the Department of Political Economy, about the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, a trade deal involving 16 Asian countries plus Australia and NZ, being discussed behind closed doors.    
  • ABC Online quoted Professor John Keane from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the changing relationship between Hong Kong and China.

3 July:

  • 10 Daily interviewed Associate Professor Amy Conley Wright, Director of the Institute of Open Adoption Studies in the School of Education and Social Work, for episode two of their podcast, Where's William Tyrrell?   
  • An AAP article syndicated across SBS Online, Yahoo! News, Daily Mail Australia, 7News and Australian Community Media quoted Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about research finding the majority of Australian’s support ‘No Jab, No Pay’ policies. Newstalk ZB (New Zealand) and Medical Xpress (UK) also reported on the research.

2 July:

  • Daily Hunt (India) reported the University of Kashmir has signed a memorandum of understanding with the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry at the University of Sydney for a collaborative research project and enhanced higher education learning initiatives.
  • ABC’s The World interviewed Professor Tim Stephens from Sydney Law School about Japan resuming commercial whaling.
  • Sky News mentioned an ABC Radio National interview featuring journalist Waleed Aly and Professor David Schlosberg from the Department of Government and International Relations and Sydney Environment Institute that discussed democracy and climate change.
  • ABC Radio Australia Pacific Beat interviewed Associate Professor Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy about her research into the impact of Australia's Pacific Labour Scheme on the workers’ home communities.
  • The Age quoted Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations about growth of political party membership following the federal election. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • Canberra Times published an article by Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about strategic government leaks and why police generally don’t investigate them.
  • ABC Online quoted Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Taylor Swift’s new LGBTQI-supportive song.

1 July:

  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Tim Soutphommasane on the free speech ‘crisis’, mentioning Bettina Arndt speaking at the University of Sydney last year. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads.
  • NDTV reported the University of Kashmir has signed a memorandum of understanding with the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry at the University of Sydney for a collaborative research project and enhanced higher education learning initiatives.
  • The Conversation also published an article by Dr Fiona Martin from the Department of Media and Communications about moderation of comments on Facebook pages following on from the court decision. AdNews republished the article.
  • ABC TV (News, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Hobart, Darwin) and ABC Online interviewed Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work about the Federal Government backing a voluntary phonics check for Year One students.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Jamie Fraser, senior curator at the Nicholson Museum, about a time when archaeologists were also spies.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Emeritus Professor Terry Carney from Sydney Law School about the federal government’s automated welfare crackdown.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Professor Penny Russell, Chair of the Department of History, about the bones of her great-great-great grandfather recently being discovered underneath Central Station, at the same time she was researching his life for a book. Sydney Morning Herald also published an article on the discovery and Professor Russell’s connection, mentioning the bones are being stored at Shellshear Museum at the University of Sydney.
  • Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Emeritus Professor Ron McCallum from Sydney Law School on various topics, ahead of his memoir being published next month. The article was syndicated in Nine’s Good Weekend Magazine.
  • The National Interest published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the US-China trade war.
  • Canberra Times quoted Emeritus Professor Ben Boer from Sydney Law School about enforcing punishments for the damage of places listed on heritage registers.
  • Daily Advertiser quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the NSW National Party looking to rebuild following the loss of several seats to the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers party.

June 2019

28 June:

  • Professor David Schlosberg from the Department of Government and International Relations and Sydney Environment Institute was interviewed on ABC Radio National about climate change becoming an electoral issue.
  • West Australian published event listings, mentioning Professor Ann Elias from the School of Literature, Arts and Media and Sydney Environment Institute will be a keynote speaker at the Framing Flora symposium in WA.

27 June:

  • The New Daily quoted Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan from the Department of Government and International Relations about the G20 summit and Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s plans.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Patricia Ranald, Honorary Associate in the Department of Political Economy, about secret trade deals between10 ASEAN nations, including Australia, in a bid to avoid the trade war. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • ABC Radio (NSW Statewide Drive, Adelaide) and Magic Talk (NZ) interviewed Dr Steve Georgakis from the School of Education and Social Work about breakdancing potentially being added as an Olympic sport for the 2024 games in Paris.
  • ABC Radio (Goulbourn Murray, Shepparton) interviewed Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics about how retailers, especially energy suppliers, use the illusion of choice to maximise profits.

26 June:

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor David Schlosberg from the Department of Government and International Relations and Sydney Environment Institute about democracy and climate change. ABC Online also published an article by Professor Schlosberg on the topic
  • ABC Radio (Mid North Coast, Coffs Coast) interviewed Dr Steve Georgakis from the School of Education and Social Work about breakdancing being potentially being added as an Olympic sport for the 2024 games in Paris. 
  • Canberra Times published an article by David Ritter, CEO of Greenpeace Australia Pacific and Adjunct Professor in the Sydney Environment Institute, about local governments taking action on climate change.

25 June:

  • ABC Radio (The World Today, NewsRadio) interviewed Professor Marc Stears, Director of the Sydney Policy Lab, about Boris Johnson’s opinion poll ratings plummeting as the leadership contest for the UK prime ministership continues.
  • The Wire interviewed Dr Mark Post from the Department of Linguistics about a conference the University of Sydney is hosting on the preservation of Indigenous languages in the Himalayas. 
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor David Schlosberg from the Department of Government and International Relations and Sydney Environment Institute about democracy and climate change. ABC Online also published an article by Professor Schlosberg on the topic
  • ABC Radio (Mid North Coast, Coffs Coast) interviewed Dr Steve Georgakis from the School of Education and Social Work about breakdancing being potentially being added as an Olympic sport for the 2024 games in Paris.

24 June:

  • Sydney Morning Herald reported 60 academics, including 11 at the University of Sydney, have joined the Heterodox Academy, a non-partisan collaboration of academics dedicated to diverse viewpoints at universities. The article quoted Vice-Chancellor and Principal Dr Michael Spence and Academy member Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics. 
  • ABC Radio PM interviewed Mark Pesce, Honorary Associate in the Department of Media and Communications, about the chairman of the US Federal Reserve and the governor of the Bank of England cautiously welcoming Facebook's proposed digital currency, Libra.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about the history of witchcraft.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics about how retailers, especially energy suppliers, use the illusion of choice to maximise profits.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Ian Maxwell, Chair of the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, about re-examining his research into the health and wellbeing of working actors in the wake of the #metoo movement. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • Sun Herald quoted Associate Professor Helen Proctor from the School of Education and Social Work about how people perceive schools based on the quality of infrastructure. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.

21 June:

  • ABC Radio National replayed a Lowy Institute panel discussion on the rise of far-right extremism involving Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations.
  • ABC Online published an article by Dr Steve Georgakis from the School of Education and Social Work about the suspension of Collingwood AFL footballer Jaidyn Stephenson for betting on his own games and the heavy promotion of gambling throughout the sport.
  • The New York Times quoted Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Tim Soutphommasane about the lack of a database in Australia to record reports of hate crimes.

19 June:

  • The Australian published an excerpt from the book Good University: What Universities Actually Do and Why It’s Time for Radical Change by Professor Raewyn Connell from the School of Education and Social Work.
  • Detik (Indonesia) quoted Professor John Keane from the School of Social and Political Sciences about his research on the concept of post-truth politics.
  • Renew Economy interviewed Dr Gareth Bryant from the Department of Political Economy and Sydney Policy Lab about the NSW government’s failure to earmark investment in clean energy in the state budget.
  • Fairfield City Champion quoted Associate Professor Ken Cruickshank, Director of the Sydney Institute for Community Language Education in the School of Education and Social Work, about the Bonnyrigg Khmer School trialling a professional-development program being piloted by the Institute.

18 June:

  • ABC Radio (NSW Statewide Drive, Melbourne) interviewed Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics about how retailers, especially energy suppliers, use the illusion of choice to maximise profits. Canberra Times and The New Daily also republished an article by Professor Slonim originally published in The Conversation on the topic. 
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Victoria Rawlings from the School of Education and Social Work about the Vatican’s recently released report on gender theory.
  • An Agence France-Presse article widely syndicated online including SBS World News and Yahoo! News quoted Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan from the Department of Government and International Relations about Chinese President Xi Jinping’s upcoming visit to North Korea.

17 June:

  • Sky News interviewed Dr Luara Ferracioli from the Department of Philosophy about recognising the contributions of refugees to Australia, ahead of National Refugee Week.
  • Sky News interviewed Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Gallop from the School of Social and Political Sciences for a panel on Australian and international politics.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Katherin Cartwright, PhD Candidate in the School of Education and Social Work, about the impact of poor maths tutoring. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Nikki Brunker from the School of Education and Social Work about falling attendance rates at NSW schools. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Mark Allon from the Department of Indian Subcontinent Studies about ancient communities of Gandhara and their priceless Buddhist manuscripts.
  • Australian Financial Review mentioned a 2014 PhD thesis completed by Brad Papworth while at the University of Sydney into the education outcomes of boarders versus day students at the same schools.
  • The Conversation published an article by Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics about how retailers, especially energy suppliers, use the illusion of choice to maximise profits.

14 June:

  • Sky News interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Boris Johnson potentially replacing Theresa May as UK Prime Minister.
  • Jordan Times quoted Dr Stephen Bourke, Honorary Associate in the Department of Archaeology about an archaeological excavation in ancient Pella in the Jordan Valley.
  • Elle Magazine mentioned a study from the University of Sydney and the University of Edinburgh finding the eldest child is more likely to be smarter than their younger siblings.

13 June:

  • Daily Telegraph published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the new television series Chernobyl. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online. The Australian also published an article by Associate Professor Babones about the Catholic Church’s recent report on gender theory.
  • The Nation (US) published a book review by Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick from the Department of History of Life and Fate by Vasily Grossman.
  • In a story about new Ebola outbreaks in the Congo, Quartz (US) mentioned a paper co-authored by Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations criticising the lack of transparency when it came to the World Health Organisation declaring a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

12 June:

  • The Independent (UK) published a letter calling for the immediate release of Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning, signed by international experts including Professor John Keane from the School of Social and Political Sciences and Dr Benedetta Brevini from the School of Literature, Arts and Media.

11 June:

  • ABC News, CNBC and Sky News interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about who will replace UK Prime Minister Theresa May.
  • Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Tim Soutphommasane for a ‘dicey topics’ segment including bodies, politics and death. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads. Canberra Times also quoted Professor Soutphommasane about hate speech and race politics in Australia. 
  • Sunday Times quoted Dr Xiaohuan Zhao from the School of Languages and Cultures about the possible origins of a bronze Buddha figurine found on a beach in Western Australia.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Dr Marianne Hulsbosch from the School of Education and Social Work about the meditative qualities of knitting.
  • National Interest (US) published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about how the US could help end Poland’s reliance on Russia for oil and gas.
  • The Guardian mentioned research by Dr Rebecca Taylor from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the impact of plastic bag bans.

7 June:

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor James Curran from the Department of History about Australia’s relationship with China, 30 years on from the Tiananmen Square massacre.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Professor Peter Marks from the Department of English about the impact of author George Orwell and his novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, 70 years on from the book’s publication. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • Miami Herald (US) quoted Dr Rebecca Taylor from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the influence of plastic bag bans on the subsequent amount of waste created.

6 June:

  • Campus Morning Mail reported Don Weatherburn, who recently stepped down as Director of the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, will join the University of Sydney Law School.      
  • Liverpool Champion quoted Associate Professor Ken Cruickshank, Director of the Sydney Institute for Community Language Education in the School of Education and Social Work, about the Bonnyrigg Khmer School trailing a professional-development program being piloted by the Institute.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Associate Professor Timothy Dwyer from the Department of Media and Communications about media bias and media concentration in Australia.

4-5 June:

  • The Australian published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation.
  • CGTN (China) interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations and Professor Hans Hendrischke from the Business School about Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s next steps following his election victory. BFM Radio (Kuala Lumpur) also interviewed Dr Jackson and Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the federal election.
  • ABC News TV interviewed Professor John Keane from the Department of Government and International Relations about the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations for a regular segment on US politics.
  • ABC Radio Southern Queensland interviewed Dr Bunty Avieson from the Department of Media and Communications about her research on Wikipedia as a breaking news source.
  • The Wire interviewed Dr Fiona Martin from the Department of Media and Communications about Twitter suspending multiple Chinese-language accounts critical of the Chinese government.
  • SBS Online quoted Dr Marco Duranti from the Department of History about the recent European Union parliament elections.

3 June:

  • ABC News (TV, Radio) interviewed Professor Marc Stears, Director of the Sydney Policy Lab, about UK Prime Minister Theresa May standing down.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr James Dunk from the Department of History about his book Bedlam at Botany Bay, which recounts mental health issues experienced by new arrivals into the colony of New South Wales.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about US President Donald Trump’s visit to the UK.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about the Robert Mueller report that investigated whether US President Donald Trump colluded with Russia to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Peter Hobbins from the Department of History about a plane crash in Sydney in 1945.
  • Australian Financial Review reported Facebook is funding a project into the regulation of hate speech on its platform, involving Dr Aim Sinpeng and Dr Fiona Martin from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Tim Soutphommasane about how some Australians reacted to Scott Morrison’s election victory. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • Canberra Times published an article by David Ritter, CEO of Greenpeace Australia Pacific and Adjunct Professor in the Sydney Environment Institute, about big business donating to Australia’s major political parties.
  • Campus Review quoted Dr Marcus Carter from the Department of Media and Communications and Associate Professor Vladan Starcevic from Sydney Medical School about the World Health Organisation defining ‘gaming disorder’ as a new diagnosis.
  • The Saturday Paper published a poem by Evelyn Araluen from the Department of English.
  • The Conversation published an article by Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about how the media could improve their coverage of elections.

May 2019

30 May:

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about support US President Donald Trump received from religious voters
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about the necessities of small talk.
  • Computerworld reported Facebook is funding a project into the regulation of hate speech on its platform, involving Dr Aim Sinpeng and Dr Fiona Martin from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Intellasia quoted Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan from the Department of Government and International Relations about the relationship between China and the US.

29 May:

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations for a regular segment on US politics.
  • South China Morning Post quoted Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan from the Department of Government and International Relations about the relationship between China and the US.

28 May:

  • SBS World News interviewed Dr Gil Merom from the Department of Government and International Relations about stalled coalition talks in Israel’s parliament.
  • ABC’s podcast The Signal interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about who will take over as UK Prime Minister after Theresa May announced she was stepping down.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Nick Riemer from the Department of English about The Guardian announcing changes to its style guide for reporting on the environment.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Professor James Curran from the Department of History about why Labor failed to capture the public mood at the recent election.
  • Canberra Times quoted Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Prime Minister Scott Morrison appointing himself Minister for the Public Service.
  • The Conversation published an article by Ben Egliston, PhD Candidate in the Department of Media and Communications, about machine learning in video games.

27 May:

  • ABC News TV, ABC NewsRadio, Newstalk ZB Radio (NZ) and 6PR Perth interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about UK Prime Minister Theresa May stepping down. ABC News TV also interviewed Professor Marc Stears, Director of the Sydney Policy Lab, about the leadership change. The Guardian published an article by Professor Stears about what Australian Labor can learn from UK Labour’s defeat in the 2015 UK election.
  • Channel News Asia interviewed Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Tim Soutphommasane on how immigration issues came into play during the Federal election.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Sabine Selchow from the Department of History about current foreign affairs including the European parliament elections.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the future of Labor following their federal election defeat.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Mark Allon from the Department of Indian Subcontinent Studies about ancient communities of Gandhara and their priceless Buddhist manuscripts.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Associate Professor Tom van Laer from the Business School about the final episode of Game of Thrones.
  • ABC Radio Perth interviewed Dr James Kane from the Department of English about old English languages and the Elvish languages developed by author J. R. R. Tolkien.
  • The Wire interviewed Dr Lucia Sorbera, Chair of the Arabic Studies Department, about the 2019 Man Booker International Prize, won by an Arabic-language book for the first time.
  • The Wire interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the future of the Greens following the federal election.
  • Reuters article syndicated across SBS Online, Malay Mail, The Straits Times quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s planned visit to the Solomon Islands.
  • AFR Weekend quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about ‘issues-based’ campaigning seen in the recent federal election.
  • The Age quoted Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations on whether News Corp media influenced the federal election result. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online. 
  • The Australian quoted Professor Peter Hiscock from the Department of Archaeology about author Bruce Pascoe and his book Dark Emu.
  • 7news (online) quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about why slang terms differ across Australia.

24 May:

  • ABC Radio Canberra interviewed Dr Jordan McSweeney, who completed his doctoral thesis at the University, about his dissertation on far-right politics.    
  • RT News (Russia) interviewed Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the US-China trade war.
  • Dr Elisabeth Kramer from the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre was quoted in China Daily about Indonesia’s election result and President Widodo’s reform agenda.  
  • 同花顺金融服务网 (China) quoted Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan from the Department of Government Relations about the relationship between India and China.

23 May:

  • Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Tim Soutphommasane took part in ABC’s panel show The DrumABC Radio National also aired a recording of an event at La Trobe University at which Professor Soutphommasane spoke.
  • ABC Radio Nightlife interviewed Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work about the teaching profession and attracting people to teaching.
  • ABC podcast The Signal interviewed Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Labor losing the federal election.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about complaints lodged with the Australian Electoral Commission over advertising during the federal election campaign.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the search for a new Labor leader.
  • SBS Online quoted Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the elections for the European Parliament.
  • Seven Online quoted Associate Professor Ruth Phillips from the School of Education and Social Work about a survey into attitudes towards violence against woman.
  • South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) quoted Professor Jocelyn Chey from the School of Languages and Cultures about the trade wars between China and the United States.
  • China Daily quoted Dr Elisabeth Kramer, Deputy Director of the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, about President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo winning a second term as Indonesian president.
  • Times Higher Education quoted Dr Victoria Grieves-Williams, Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Social and Political Sciences, about King’s College London unveiling the UK’s first “Indigenous-led” research and teaching effort.

22 May:

  • SBS World News interviewed Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Dr Tim Soutphommasane about the cultural diversity of the newly elected 46th parliament.
  • ABC News TV interviewed Sydney Policy Lab Director Marc Stears about the role that ‘personality politics’ had to play in the election.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the use of online marketing by political parties during the Federal election campaign.
  • China Daily published a piece by Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about climate change being a key issue of the election. Dr Jackson was also quoted in Nikkei Asian Review about the election outcome.
  • RadioTreMondi (Italy) interviewed Dr Lucia Sorbera from the School of Languages and Cultures about the election outcome.
  • ABC News TV interviewed Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations about Eurovision.
  • CNBC (US) interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s leadership. 
  • ABC Radio Newcastle interviewed Dr Meredith Lake from the Department of History about the bible in colonial Australia.
  • ABC Radio Canberra interviewed Professor John Romalis from the School of Economics about the US-China trade war.
  • ABC Radio Darwin interviewed Kirsty Howey, PhD student in the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies, about drinking water standards in the Northern Territory.
  • ABC Radio North West Qld interviewed Dr Bunty Avieson from the Department of Media and Communications about her research on Wikipedia as a breaking news source.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Elisabeth Kramer, Deputy Director of the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, about President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo winning a second term as Indonesian president.
  • SBS Online quoted Professor Umberto Ansaldo, Head of the School of Literature, Art and Media, about people learning new languages via apps and other online platforms.
  • Australian Financial Review quoted PhD researcher Jordan McSwiney from the Department of Government and International Relations about how certain Australian political parties fit under the definition of ‘far right’.

21 May:

  • BBC interviewed Dr Sarah Cameron from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Australia’s compulsory voting rules. Dr Cameron was also interviewed on ABC News TV on candidate disendorsements and candidate vetting in the 2019 election, and on Deutsche Welle on leadership changes and the 2019 election. Dr Cameron also co-authored an article published in The Conversation examining Labor’s loss in the context of historical trends.
  • Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations was quoted in the in Gold Coast Bulletin about concerns rural voters have with the Labor party. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online. Dr Jackson was also quoted in the Washington Post (US) and China Daily about opinion polls. Dr Jackson also co-authored an article published in The Conversation summarising the Federal election results state by state.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Director of the Sydney Policy Lab Professor Marc Stears about the reasons for former Prime Minister Tony Abbott's loss in the seat of Warringah. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • Dr Stephen Mills from Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences was interviewed on ABC TV Sydney and ABC Radio Canberra about the effectiveness of the Government's negative campaign against Labor.

20 May:

  • News.com.auThe Washington Post (US), The Atlanta (US)and the New Zealand Herald(x2) quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the inaccuracy of the polls leading up to the election. The news.com article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online. Daily Telegraph also quoted Dr Jackson about shadow treasurer Chris Bowen’s comments on Labor’s franking credit policy prior to the election. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online. Nikkei Asian Review quoted Dr Jackson about the election result. Dr Jacksonpublished an article in The Conversation about former Prime Minister Tony Abbott losing his seat of Warringah, with the article republished on SBS OnlineSunday Age quoted Dr Jackson about what items might be included in a museum for former Prime Minister Bob Hawke. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about social media on election night and during the campaign. Daily Telegraph also quoted Professor Vromen about the increase of female Liberal politicians after Saturday’s election. Both articles were syndicated across News Corp Australia online. Financial Times quoted Professor Vromen about the clear difference between the major parties in the election. Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Vromen about the changing use of social media advertising during election campaigns. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • AFR Weekend published an article by Professor James Curran from the Department of History about the legacy of Bob Hawke. Sydney Morning Herald also quoted Professor Curran about Hawke’s global economic policies, with the article syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads. 
  • AFR Weekend quoted Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations aboutthe increase in pre-poll voting. News.com.au quoted Professor Smith about what impact Bob Hawke’s death may have on the election campaign. News.com.au also quoted Professor Smith about the likely election result. Both articles were syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • ABC Radio The World Today interviewed Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Sciences about growing calls for a review into election pre-polling. 
  • An Agence France Press article syndicated across The Straits Times, Malay Mail and Yahoo! Finance quoted Professor Marc Stears, Director of the Sydney Policy Lab, about the uniqueness of Australia’s political system.
  • Al Jazeera and aReuters article syndicated on Yahoo Finance and The Star quoted Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s potential cabinet.
  • Canadian Broadcasting Corporation interviewed Dr Robert MacNeil from the Department of Government and International Relations about the parallels between political debates around climate change ahead of Australia's election and what lessons they potentially hold for Canada.
  • The Economic Times(India)quoted Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the Department of Government and International Relations about the lack of cultural diversity in Australia’s political leadership.
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  • Australian Financial Review quoted Honorary Professor Yanis Varoufakis from the Department of Political Economy about the election result.
  • Sky News interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the latest in UK politics including Brexit negotiations.CNBC (US) also interviewed Professor Tormey about UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s leadership.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Bunty Avieson from the Department of Media and Communications about her research into what role Wikipedia plays in the news landscape.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Eurovision Song Contest held over the weekend in Israel.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Eyal Mayroz from the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies about a rise in religious restrictions around the world.
  • SBS Online quoted Chair of Spanish and Latin American Studies Department, Dr Fernanda Penaloza, about Eva Perón’s role as a bridge between the state and the people.
  • Daily Examiner quoted Emeritus Professor Suzanne Rutland from the School of Languages and Culture about calls to teach general religious education in public schools. The article was syndicated across regional mastheads online.

17 May:

  • 2SM Sydney interviewed Dr Fiona Martin from the Department of Media and Communications about governments and tech companies led by New Zealand signing a call to reduce the spread of extremism and hate on internet platforms. Newsweek (US)also quoted Dr Martin about the US not supporting the call. The Age also quoted Associate Professor Timothy Dwyer from the Department of Media and Communications about the pledge, with the article syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • BBC Online quoted Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations about Bob Hawke’s public persona. 
  • SBS World News interviewed Dr Wendy Lambourne from the School of Social and Political Sciences about violence in Rwanda in the 1990s, after it was revealed two Rwandan men accused of murder may have been resettled in Australia.
  • ABC Radio Overnights interviewed Jordan McSwiney from the Department of Government and International Relations about far-right movements in Australia.
  • triple j interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about the US state of Alabama passing a bill to ban most abortions.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Christopher Gibbs from the School of Economics about Australia’s economic performance.
  • SBS Radio Spanish interviewed Chair of Spanish and Latin American Studies Department, Dr Fernanda Penaloza, about Eva Perón’s role as a bridge between the state and the people.
  • Reuters quoted Emeritus Professor Frank Stilwell from the Department of Political Economy about the different economic policies of the major parties. The article was syndicated on Daily Mail,Malay Mail and Yahoo Finance.
  • China Daily published an article by Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the federal election.
  • Scoop (New Zealand)quoted Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Dr Tim Soutphommasane about race and immigration being missing from the federal election campaign. Dr Soutphommasane was quoted in another Scoop article about the increasingly sophisticated use of social media by far-right extremists.

16 May:

  • Bloomberg (TV) interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the potential outcome of the federal election. Daily Telegraph and Voice of America also quoted Dr Jackson about the election campaign with the article syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • ABC Radio Newcastle interviewed Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about the rise in pre-poll voting and the advertising blackout that occurs two days prior to the election. Yahoo! Finance also quoted Professor Smith about pre-poll voting. 2GB Sydney also mentioned research from Professor Smith into how well Australian elections are run.
  • InDaily quoted Associate Professor Timothy Dwyer from the Department of Media and Communications about the partisan nature of Australia’s media landscape, especially during election campaigns.
  • ABC Radio Mid North Coast interviewed Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Sciences about political advertising.
  • 2GB Sydney, 2CC Canberra and Sky News discussed an article published in the Australian Financial Review by Adjunct Professor Adrian Blundell-Wignall from the School of Economics about Labor’s economic policies. 
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Professor Deborah Cobb-Clark from the School of Economics about Labor announcing it would appoint an Evaluator General if they won the upcoming election.
  • Seven News Sydney interviewed Professor Jim Tognolini from the School of Education and Social Work about issues with the NAPLAN test transitioning from pen and paper to online. Sydney Morning Herald also quoted Professor Tognolini about the tests, with the article syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • Voice of Zhejiang (China) reported on an information session delivered by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Professor Annamarie Jagose at the Ningbo Huamao International School in China. 
  • Business Insider (US) quoted Associate Professor Justin Hastings from the Department of Government and International Relations about the appeal of crystal meth in North Korea.

15 May:

  • SBS World News also interviewed Associate Professor Mark Melatos from the School of Economics about the impact of the US and China trade war on the world economy. 
  • Prime7 Tamworth alsointerviewed Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about the NAPLAN tests, which began this week. Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Jim Tognolini from the School of Education and Social Work about the test transitioning from pen and paper to online. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • SBS World News interviewed Professor Justin Hastings from the Department of Government and International Relations about sectarian violence in Sri Lanka since the Easter bombings.
  • ABC News TV interviewed Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations about calls to boycott this year’s Eurovision Song Contest as it is being held in Israel.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the impact of early voting on the federal election. ABC Radio (Coffs Coast, Mid North Coast) also interviewed Dr Mills about advertising during the election campaign.
  • ABC Radio Newcastleinterviewed Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about how local candidates campaign during elections.
  • The New Daily quoted Associate Professor Timothy Dwyer from the Department of Media and Communications about the partisan nature of Australia’s media landscape.
  • ABC Online mentioned Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics was a member of a review committee looking into why tens of thousands of potentially eligible farmers have not accessed social welfare programs.

14 May:

  • SBS World News interviewed Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about culturally diverse voters in the upcoming election.
  • Australian Financial Review quoted Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about NAPLAN testing, which begins today.
  • Bloomberg (US) reported on a new report co-authored by the Sydney Environment Institute and the Australian Conservation Foundation examining the clean-up of the Ranger uranium mine in Kakadu.

13 May:

  • Sun Herald quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the growing number of young voters in Tony Abbott’s seat of Warringah. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads. 10 Daily also quoted Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about independent Zali Steggall’s chances against Tony Abbott. SBS Online also quoted Professor Vromen about culturally diverse voters in the upcoming election.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy about the Work and Family Policy Roundtable report into the family, work and care policies of the major political parties. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • The Guardian published an article on accessing disability support plans, part of a series of policy articles in partnership with the University of Sydney Policy Lab.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Labor Party’s attitudes towards News Corp. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia. Daily Advertiser also quoted Dr Jackson about Nationals leader Michael McCormack’s chances or retaining the seat of Riverina.
  • The Australian Financial Review published an article by Professor James Curran from the Department of History about how the Labor Party may deal with Asia should it win the election. The Australian also published an article by Professor Curran reviewing the book Robert Menzies: The Art Of Politics by Troy Bramston.
  • CNN (US) quoted Dr John Lee from the United States Studies Centre and Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Dr Tim Soutphommasane about Penny Wong, an openly gay Malaysian-born woman, potentially being Australia’s next foreign minister. The Australian also mentioned the article and Dr Soutphommasane’s comments.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Sciences about how the size of an electorate impacts an election. A column in the Hobart Mercury also quoted Dr Mills about the impact of early voting on democracy.
  • News.com.au quoted Professor Marc Stears, Director of the Sydney Policy Lab, about the Coalition not announcing many policies in the lead up to the federal election. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • News.com.au quoted Dr Gareth Bryant from the Sydney Policy Lab and Department of Political Economy about climate change being an election issue. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • ABC Radio Newcastle interviewed Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Liberal party refusing to engage with local media in Newcastle.
  • EduResearch Matters published an opinion piece by Dr Debra Hayes, Head of School and Professor, Education & Equity at the Sydney School of Education and Social Work, about how both Labor and the Coalition are not promising sufficient public-school funding.
  • Your Money discussed University of Sydney research finding the number of auction bids declines with intensity of competition.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations about calls to boycott this year’s Eurovision Song Contest as it is being held in Israel.
  • BBC Radio interviewed Dr Bunty Avieson from the Department of Media and Communications about her research into what role Wikipedia plays in the news landscape.
  • ABC Radio Central Victoria interviewed Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about NAPLAN tests, which begin this week. Illawarra Mercury also quoted Dr Wilson about the tests.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Jacqueline Manuel from the School of Education and Social Work about people who decide to study teaching following other careers. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads.
  • Weekend Australian reviewed The Ripples Before the New Wave: Drama at The University of Sydney 1957-63, written by Dr Laura Ginters from the Department of Performance Studies and alumna Robyn Dalton. 
  • Australian Outlook published an opinion piece by Dr Luis Angosto-Ferrández from the Departments of Spanish and Latin American Studies and Anthropology about how the biggest victims of the Venezuelan crisis are its people.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Jessica Milner Davis, Honorary Associate in the Department of English about how humour can be used positively.

10 May:

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Dr Tim Soutphommasane about the differences, or lack thereof, of the major political parties.
  • 2GB Sydney, 3AW Melbourne and 4BC Brisbane discussed an article published in the Australian Financial Review by Adjunct Professor Adrian Blundell-Wignall from the School of Economics about Labor’s economic policies.
  • Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Dan Pash, PhD Candidate in the Department of Philosophy, about his time in the music industry while dealing with hearing loss. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads.
  • The Age quoted Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party disendorsing a candidate who revealed himself to be a 9/11 conspiracy theorist. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads.

9 May:

  • Daily Telegraph quoted Professor Marc Stears, Director of the Sydney Policy Lab, about former prime ministers Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull being absent from the Liberal Party’s election launch this weekend.
  • Reuters quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the third leaders’ debate between Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten. The article was syndicated on The Star (Malaysia) and Malay Mail (Malaysia).
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Adjunct Professor Adrian Blundell-Wignall from the School of Economics about Labor’s policy to remove franking credits. Ray Hadley’s program on the Macquarie Radio Network discussed the article.
  • WHIMN quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about why people choose to egg politicians.

8 May:

  • Sky News interviewed Professor James Morley from the School of Economics about a potential interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about the latest in US politics news.
  • ABC Radio (North Coast, Coffs Coast, Mid North Coast) interviewed Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the size of some NSW electorates.
  • The Guardian published an article on changes to the disability support pension, the first in a series of policy articles in partnership with the University of Sydney Policy Lab.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the relationship between former prime ministers Bob Hawke and Paul Keating. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about previous assaults on prime ministers throughout history, after someone attempted to egg Prime Minister Scott Morrison. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • Suara (Indonesia) quoted Professor Julia Kindt from the Department of Classics and Ancient History about Greek historian Thucydides, after Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto quoted him.
  • Daily Caller (US) quoted Dr Rebecca Taylor from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the limitations of plastic bag bans.

7 May:

  • ABC Radio PM interviewed Dr Gareth Bryant from the Sydney Policy Lab and Department of Political Economy about yesterday’s treasurers’ debate between Labor’s Chris Bowen and Liberal’s Josh Frydenberg.
  • ABC Radio Perth interviewed Dr Christopher Pepin-Neff from the Department of Government and International Relations about new technology designed to deter great white sharks at Busselton in WA.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Emeritus Professor Michael Humphrey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the children of ISIS fighters potentially left stateless in Iraq.
  • Yahoo!7 quoted Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about the timing of Labor’s election launch. A column in the Sydney Morning Herald also quoted Professor Smith about early pre-poll voting. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • The Guardian quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History and China Studies Centre about China dismantling mosques and buildings associated with the country’s Muslim minority Uyghurs.

6 May:

  • ABC News TV interviewed Honorary Associate Tim Dean from the Department of Philosophy about various federal election candidates withdrawing their candidacy due to unsavoury social media posts.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Dr Tim Soutphommasane about the differing policies of the Labor and Liberal parties ahead of the federal election. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads. ABC Radio Newcastle also interviewed Dr Soutphommasane about the withdrawing federal election candidates.
  • Yahoo! Sport (US) quoted Professor Rod Tiffen and Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the number of candidates now withdrawn from the election. Reuters and Nikkei Asian Review also quoted Dr Chen about the issue.
  • AFR Weekend quoted Professor Deborah Cobb-Clark from the School of Economics about Labor’s policy to lift the wages of childcare workers.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about how information spreads across social media. The interview was syndicated nationally. Sydney Morning Heraldalso published an article by Professor Enfield about the importance of informed choices and diverse viewpoints. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads.
  • The Wire interviewed Jordan McSwiney from the Department of Government and International Relations about the rise of far-right governments around the world.
  • BBC (UK) quoted Associate Professor Peter Kirkpatrick from the Department of English about the legacy of Australian poet Les Murray, who passed away last week. A eulogy for Mr Murray published in the Daily Telegraph also mentioned his time at the University of Sydney, with the article syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • BBC (UK) quoted Professor David Schlosberg from the Department of Government and International Relations about the environmental impact of climate change that people are starting to see first-hand.
  • Whimn quoted Associate Professor Ruth Phillips from the School of Education and Social Work about labelling things, such as political issues, as belonging to women.
  • Weekend Australia published a review of Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner's Court, a book by Dr Catie Gilchrist, Honorary Associate in the Department of History.
  • Breitbart (US) quoted Associate Professor Sarah Phillips from the Department of Government and International Relations about the relationship between Yemen, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

April 2019

3 May:

  • ABC Radio (Radio National, NewsRadio) interviewed Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations about calls to boycott this year’s Eurovision Song Contest as it is being held in Israel.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about ‘vocal bursts’ such as ouch and wow. The interview was syndicated nationally.
  • Yahoo! Sports (US) quoted Jordan McSwiney from the Department of Government and International Relations about the use of Facebook by extremist groups to spread their message to a larger audience.
  • SBS World News interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about Fraser Anning being supported by the alt right.

2 May:

  • ABC Radio PM interviewed Professor Sujatha Fernandes from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the current power struggle in Venezuela.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Louise Marshall from the Department of Art History about the life and work of Leonardo da Vinci.
  • ABC Radio Newcastle interviewed Dr Bunty Avieson from the Department of Media and Communications about her research into what role Wikipedia plays in the news landscape. The interview was syndicated across ABC’s regional stations in NSW.
  • The Wire interviewed Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Dr Tim Soutphommasane about his book On Hate ahead of his appearance at the Sydney Writers Festival.
  • Reuters and Straits Times Asia quoted Jordan McSwiney, PhD candidate in the Department of Government and International Relations, about how far right groups use social media.
  • East Asia Forum published an opinion article by Associate Professor Elizabeth Hill from the School of Social and Political Sciences, Professor Marian Baird from the Business School and Professor Michele Ford, Director of the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre about the need to factor in care responsibilities to help increase women’s participation in the workforce.

1 May:

  • SBS World News interviewed Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about people’s current attitudes towards politics in Australia.
  • ABC Radio (NSW Statewide Drive, Australia Wideinterviewed Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the impact of early voting on elections and democracy. A column in the Canberra Times on early voting also quoted Dr Mills.

30 April:

  • The Conversation also published an article by Professor Gurran, Dr Madeleine Pill from the Department of Government and International Relations and Dr Sophia Maalsen from the School of Architecture, Design and Planning about a Sydney Policy Lab report finding vulnerable groups are being forced into informal and illegal housing arrangements due to a lack of affordable alternatives. 
  • ABC Radio (Sydney, Canberra, Hobart, Newcastle, Northern Tasmania) interviewed Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the impact of early voting on elections. ABC Radio National also interviewed Dr Mills about the history of political advertising in Australia.
  • ABC Radio (Capricornia, Wide Bay, Tropical North) interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the various parties vying for the federal election. SBS Online quoted Dr Jackson about the various minor parties contending for the election.
  • ABC Radio (Sydney, Southern Queensland) interviewed Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about polling results showing how voters view leaders in the federal election campaign in terms of trustworthiness and competence.

29 April:

  • The Guardian quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about the purpose of adverbs.
  • NACLA (US) published a piece by Dr Luis Angosto-Ferrández from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about tensions in the Gran Sabana region of Venezuela.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published a review of On Hate by Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Dr Tim Soutphommasane.
  • A number of international media outlets including Yahoo! (US)Times of IndiaThe Hindustan Times(India), NDTV (India) Business Standard (India) and Millennium Post (India) mentioned research by Professor Colm Harmon and Dr Anita Staneva from the School of Economics that found being bullied in secondary school leads to poorer outcomes later in life for victims of the abuse. 
  • A column in the Sydney Morning Herald on special religious education in NSW public schools mentioned a report on the topic co-authored by Emeritus Professor Suzanne Rutland from the School of Languages and Culture.
  • Sun Herald quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about whether housing issues will impact how people vote in the federal election. SBS Online quoted Dr Jackson about the potential success of independent candidates in the election. SBS Online also quoted Dr Jackson about the Nationals party’s performance in the lead-up to the election.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Hannah Tierney from the Department of Philosophy about the philosophy of guilt.
  • ABC Radio The World Today and Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the impact of early voting on elections. The Herald article was syndicated across Nine’s print mastheads online. The Conversation also published an article on the topic co-authored by Dr Mills. ABC Online also quoted Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about early voting. 
  • ABC TV (Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart, Canberra, Darwin) interviewed Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about polling results showing how voters view leaders in the Federal election campaign in terms of trustworthiness and competence.
  • SBS World News interviewed Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the rise of lobby group GetUp.

26 April:

  • SBS World News interviewed Associate Professor Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy about the release of a new Work and Family Policy Roundtable report calling for urgent reform of working conditions in the aged care sector.
  • ABC Radio AM interviewed Professor Mark McKenna from the Department of History about Australia’s relationship with Turkey amid Anzac Day commemorations at Gallipoli.
  • ABC Radio Canberra interviewed Dr Frances Flanagan from the Business School and the Sydney Environment Institute about the outsourcing of cleaning in schools in some states across Australia. Dr Flanagan also published an article in The Conversation on the topic.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre and Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about former US Vice-President Joe Biden formally entering the US presidential race.
  • Crikey quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the rise in young people being registered to vote in Australia.
  • The Guardian quoted Professor Ruth Barcan from the Sydney Environment Institute and the Department of Gender and Culture Studies about how people view public bathrooms.

24 April:

  • ABC Radio (syndicated across all metro and regional stations) interviewed Associate Professor Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy about the release of a new Work and Family Policy Roundtable report calling for urgent reform of the working conditions in the aged care sector.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Laura Ginters from the Department of Performance Studies and University of Sydney alumni Robyn Dalton and Leo Schofield about the book The Ripples Before the New Wave: Drama at The University of Sydney 1957-63, written by Dr Ginters and Ms Dalton.
  • Australian Financial Review quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about trending topics on social media in the lead up to the Federal Election. Professor Vromen was also quoted in another Australian Financial Review piece about politicians favoured social media networks.
  • The Guardian published an article by Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about the spread of information on social media.
  • Australian Broker reported on new research by Associate Professor Agnieszka Tymula from the School of Economics revealing the number of auction bids declines with intensity of competition.

23 April:

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Danielle Celermajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences about moral and ethical issues related to veganism, in response to vegan protests earlier this month. Professor Celermajer was also interviewed on ABC Radio National about ‘everyday torture’ carried out by police and other state institutions.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Michael Anderson from the School of Education and Social Work about the human skills that can help organisations transform for the better.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about Easter traditions.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Peter Hobbins from the Department of History about the 100-year anniversary of the Spanish flu and its impact in Australia. The interview was syndicated widely across metro and regional ABC stations.
  • 2CC Canberra interviewed Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Research, about the new fifty cent coin released to mark the International Year of Indigenous Languages.
  • NITV Radio interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about regional policies from Australia’s political parties leading into the federal election.
  • The Wire interviewed Professor Sujatha Fernandes from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the United States imposing new sanctions on Cuba.
  • Sputnik (Russia) interviewed postgraduate student Jemma Nott from the Department of Political Economy about the use of advanced artificial intelligence systems to develop new weapon systems. 
  • The New York Times and MSN quoted Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Tim Soutphommasane about the normalisation of far-right political ideas.

18 April:

  • ABC Radio The World Today interviewed Jordan McSwiney, PhD candidate in the Department of Government and International Relations, about Australian alt-right activists and their attempts to influence Australian politics.
  • Manly Daily and Mosman Daily interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about federal election campaigning in the Warringah electoral division. Dr Jackson was also interviewed in The Daily Telegraph about the policy issues that will decide the next federal election. BBC News (UK) quoted Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations opposition leader Bill Shorten and his policy stances.
  • Your Money (TV) interviewed Professor Adrian Vickers, Acting Head of the School of Languages and Cultures, about the Indonesian elections. BBC Radio (UK) and 2SER FM also interviewed Professor Michele Ford, Director of the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, about the elections.
  • ABC Online quoted Associate Professor Nicolas de Roos from the School of Economics about petrol price cycles.
  • National Geographic (US) quoted Dr Rebecca Taylor from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the limitations of plastic bag bans.

17 April:

  • ABC (The Signal, Radio Melbourne, Onlineand The Wire interviewed Professor Robert Aldrich from the Department of History about the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris being ravaged by fire. Heavy (US) also quoted Professor Aldrich about what artefacts are in the cathedral. ABC TV News interviewed Dr Cameron Logan from the School of Architecture, Design and Planning about restoring the Notre Dame Cathedral. Dr Logan also wrote an article published on ABC Online about whether the cathedral should be restored or preserved in its damaged state.
  • TV Tonight and IF reported Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Dr Tim Soutphommasane has been appointed co-chair of the Screen Diversity and Inclusion Network. CNN also quoted Professor Soutphommasane about how Australia's 'everyday racism' moved from political fringe to mainstream media.
  • ABC Radio (Sydney, NewsRadio) interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about the latest US politics news.
  • CAAMA Radio mentioned Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, attended the unveiling of the new 50 cent coin, released to mark the International Year of Indigenous Languages. 
  • ABC Online quoted Honorary Associate Tim Dean from the Department of Philosophy about taking careful consideration before posting a comment online. 
  • The Wire interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the federal election campaign.

16 April:

  • News.com.auDaily TelegraphThe Daily MailRealestate.com.auElite AgentScience Daily and Stock Journal reported on new research by Associate Professor Agnieszka Tymula from the School of Economics revealing the number of auction bids declines with intensity of competition. Both the News.com.au and Telegraph articles were syndicated across News Corp Australia online
  • ABC Far North Queensland interviewed Dr Christopher Pepin-Neff from the Department of Government and International Relations about his new book examining how politicians manipulate highly emotional incidents, such as shark bites, to influence public sentiment and protect their own interests. Crikey, The Northern Star and ScienMag also reported on the book..
  • ABC Radio AM interviewed Professor Robert Aldrich from the Department of History about the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris being ravaged by fire. ABC Radio Sydney also interviewed Professor Mark Ledbury from the Department of Art History about the potential to restore the church and the artefacts within, with the interview syndicated nationally.
  • SBS World News (TV) interviewed Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, about the importance of high school students learning Aboriginal languages. 98.9FM Brisbane also interviewed Professor Troy about the new fifty cent coin released to mark the International Year of Indigenous Languages. National Indigenous Times reported Professor Troy attended the unveiling of the coin.     
  • 2GB Sydney interviewed Professor Adrian Vickers, Acting Head of the School of Languages and Cultures, about the upcoming Indonesian election.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about early voting on the federal election campaign.

15 April:

  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Emeritus Professor Geoff Gallop, Director of the Graduate School of Government and former WA Premier, about the major political parties’ approaches to tax redistribution in the federal election campaign.  The article was syndicated nationally across Nine’s print and online publications.
  • Director of the Sydney Policy Lab Professor Marc Stears was interviewed on ABC Weekend Breakfast about the latest in Brexit negotiations.
  • The Australian Financial Review published an article by Adjunct Professor Adrian Blundell-Wignall from the School of Economics about whether Labor’s proposal for a ‘living wage’ will help the most vulnerable people in the workforce.
  • The Wire interviewed Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Research, about the new fifty cent coin released to mark the International Year of Indigenous Languages.
  • Eastside FM interviewed Professor James Der Derian from the Centre for International Security Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about a year-long Global Forum at the University that will investigate how the malicious use of digital networks by states and other global actors is producing a new precariousness in global politics.

12 April:

  • News.com.au quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the impact of early voting on the federal election campaign. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online. SBS Online quoted Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about how regional seats are likely to vote in the election. MSN (Hong Kong) quoted Professor Marc Stears, Director of the Sydney Policy Lab, about the policy debates that are likely to come up during the election campaignABC Online mentioned researchers from the University of Sydney will use data on voter attitudes collected by ABC’s Vote Compass program for social science research purposes after the election.
  • 2CC Canberra and 2SER FM interviewed Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Research, about the new fifty cent coin released to mark the International Year of Indigenous Languages. 5AA Adelaide also interviewed Dr Michael Walsh, Honorary Associate in the Department of Linguistics, about the coin.
  • Spectator published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the practice of deplatforming controversial speakers.

11 April:

  • Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Dr Tim Soutphommasane took part in ABC’s panel show The Drum.
  • ABC Radio Melbourne interviewed Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Research, about the new fifty cent coin released to mark the International Year of Indigenous Languages.
  • BBC (UK) quoted Professor Marc Stears, Director of the Sydney Policy Lab, about the policy debates that are likely to come up during the federal election campaign.
  • New York Times quoted Professor John Keane from the Department of Government and International Relations about why Australia’s election campaign period is shorter than that of the US. 
  • triple j interviewed Dr Rosemary Grey from Sydney Law School about the International Criminal Court and its attempts to take Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir to trial.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Olivia Murphy from the Department of English about intersex soldiers and cross-dressing women during war times. ABC Radio Hobart interviewed Dr Murphy about the article.
  • The New Daily quoted Dr Marcus Carter from the Department of Media and Communications about interactive TV.
  • The Conversation (Indonesia) republished an article by Dr Rebecca Taylor from the School of Economics about her research into plastic bag bans.

10 April:

  • The Age quoted Dr Jennifer Wilkinson from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy about how a reality television show, Married at First Sight, reflects changing attitudes to the institution of marriage. The article was syndicated across Nine.
  • Planet Money on NPR (US) interviewed Dr Rebecca Taylor from the School of Economics about her study of plastic bag regulations in California. The Week (US) quoted Dr Taylor from the NPR coverage.
  • The Guardian mentioned tweets made by Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Dr Tim Soutphommasane.
  • ABC Radio North West Qld interviewed Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about an animal rights protest in Melbourne’s CBD yesterday.
  • Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations was interviewed on 2SER FM about how news polls are conducted and covered in the media.
  • Dr Mats Karlsson from the School of Languages and Cultures was quoted in 10 daily about a University of Tokyo study that found the number of adults in Japan who have not had a heterosexual sexual experience rose over 20 years.
  • SBS Online quoted Mark Gillespie’s opinion piece for the University about the Sydney Mardi Gras march of 1978.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Honorary Associate Michael Walsh from the Department of Linguistics on the 14 Indigenous words for money, which appear on the new five cent coin. Business Insider republished the article.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by PhD candidate Michael Ward from the Department of Media and Communications about funding for the ABC in the Coalition’s budget.

9 April:

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait IslandResearch, about Aboriginal names for plants.
  • ABC Radio National Breakfast interviewed Dr Peter Chen from the School of Social and Political Sciences about an animal rights protest in Melbourne’s CBD yesterday.

8 April:

  • ABC News TV interviewed Professor Sujatha Fernandes from the School of Social and Political Sciences about women of colour in Australian hip hop.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr David Brophy from the Department of History and China Studies Centre about China's crackdown on Muslim minority Uyghurs.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Luara Ferracioli from the Department of Philosophy about Australian-born ISIS fighters, as well as their wives and children, trying to return to Australia.
  • BBC Radio 5 interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the latest Brexit negotiations.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Dr Tim Soutphommasane about the behaviour of Australian politicians.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about Liberal and Labor policies in the lead up to the federal election.
  • 10 Daily quoted Honorary Professor Dianna Kenny from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about her research into how musical genre is linked to how and at what age a musician will die.
  • The New Daily quoted Dr Gareth Bryant from the Sydney Policy Lab and Department of Political Economy about a Policy Lab report calling for the broadening of land tax in a bid to help state finances in NSW.

5 April:

  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Shyamal Chowdhury from the School of Economics about a University of Sydney study finding substantial discrimination in interviews offered against job seekers who retain their Chinese name in the Australian labour market. The article was syndicated across Nine’s print mastheads online.
  • Education HQ interviewed Master of Education student Shannon O’Dwyer from the School of Education and Social Work about her experiences of undertaking postgraduate studies while also working as a teacher.

4 April:

  • Domain also quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about how falling house prices in NSW may impact the federal election.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Professor Ying Jie Guo from the School of Languages and Cultures about Australia’s relationship with China.

3 April:

  • 2SM Sydney interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the release of the federal budget.
  • The Australian reported on the Ethics and Data Science Conference held at the University of Sydney last week, including a paper presentation by Alexander Vipond from the Department of Government and International Relations.
  • The Guardian published an article by Professor Marc Stears, Director of the Sydney Policy Lab, about the Liberal party’s political strategy leading into the federal election.
  • Your Money (TV) interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the latest in Brexit negotiations.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations about US President Donald Trump cutting aid to Central American countries.
  • Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Dr Tim Soutphommasane co-hosted ABC Radio Melbourne’s Conversation Hour.
  • The Boston Globe (US) quoted Dr Chris Pepin-Neff from the School of Social and Political Sciences about deterrents for shark attacks.  
  • Wentworth Courier quoted Emeritus Professor Frank Stilwell from the Department of Political Economy about new data revealing the different average wages across Australia’s postcodes.

2 April:

  • CNBC (US) interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the EU's impatience with Prime Minister Theresa May's handling of Brexit negotiations.
  • 2GB Sydney interviewed Professor Deb Hayes, Head of the School of Education and Social Work, about how trainee teachers should handle badly behaved children in the classroom.
  • The Guardian published an article by Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Professor Jakelin Troy about the importance of learning the Aboriginal names for trees.
  • Sydney Morning Herald republished an article originally published in The Conversation by Dr Patricia Ranald, Honorary Associate from the Department of Political Economy, about investor-state dispute settlement clauses in free-trade agreements. The article was syndicated across Nine’s print mastheads online.
  • Politico interviewed Professor Danielle Celermajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the Mexican president demanding an apology of Spain for its conquest 500 years ago.
  • Reuters quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the upcoming federal budget.
  • ABC Radio Adelaide discussed the book No Friend but the Mountains, written by Behrouz Boochani while he was detained in the Manus Island immigration detention centre, mentioning it was translated by Dr Omid Tofighian, Honorary Associate in the Department of Philosophy.

1 April:

  • ABC Radio The World Today and 2GB Sydney interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about another Brexit vote being held tonight. Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Professor Marc Stears, Director of the Sydney Policy Lab, about Theresa May’s leadership. The article was syndicated across Nine’s print mastheads online.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Professor Deb Hayes, Head of the School of Education and Social Work, about how trainee teachers should handle badly behaved children in the classroom. Daily Telegraph quoted Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about the growing number of teaching students admitted with ATARs of less than 50. Daily Telegraph also quoted University of Sydney education students about sitting the compulsory Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education, mentioning the ATAR to study education at Sydney is 80. All articles were syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Danielle Celermajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the ecology of torture.
  • AFR Weekend quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the future of the National party.
  • A Reuters article syndicated on CNBC (US) quoted Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about the perception of the current Australian Government as a fiscally responsible manager of the economy.
  • CGTN (China) quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the federal government announcing it plans to limit migration.
  • The Conversation published an article by Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations on the history of tabloid newspapers in Australia. Mumbrella republished the article.

March 2019

29 March 2019

  • Channel 10’s The Project, Sky News and Your Money (TV) interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about British MPs voting no to all eight Brexit deals.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Aim Sinpeng from the Department of Government and International Relations about Thailand’s first democratic election since 2001. Australian Financial Review also quoted Dr Sinpeng about the elections.
  • ABC Radio Perth interviewed Dr Fiona Martin from the Department of Media and Communications about regulation of hate speech online and social media governance.
  • ABC podcast The Signal interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics and the Post Truth Initiative about whether it’s possible to talk conspiracy theorists out of their beliefs.
  • The Guardian quoted Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Dr Tim Soutphommasane about race politics.
  • Radio NZ interviewed Dr David Brophy from the Department of History about New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Chinese government’s crackdown on the Uighur population.
  • The Wire interviewed Associate Professor Catriona Elder from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Facebook's new policy of banning white nationalist content.

28 March:

  • SBS Online quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about preferential voting in Australian elections.

27 March:

  • ABC News TV interviewed Professor Marc Stears, Director of the Sydney Policy Lab, about the latest Brexit news. The Wire also interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about Brexit.
  • Dr Christopher Pepin-Neff took part in ABC’s panel show The Drum.
  • BBC interviewed Professor Danielle Celermajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the Mexican president demanding an apology of Spain for its conquest 500 years ago.
  • SBS Online interviewed Associate Professor Antonia Rubino from the School of Languages and Cultures about a new Italian language test for those applying for Italian citizenship.
  • South China Morning Post quoted Associate Professor James Reilly from the Department of Government and International Relations about why there is growing concern about Chinese influence in Australia.
  • The Wire interviewed Associate Professor Judith Keene from the Department of History about attempts by the current Spanish government to move the body of former dictator General Francisco Franco.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Patricia Ranald, Honorary Associate from the Department of Political Economy, about investor-state dispute settlement clauses in free-trade agreements.

26 March 2019

  • Daily Telegraph published an article by Professor David Schlosberg and Professor Danielle Celemajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the new Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences FutureFix research theme, multispecies justice. Sky News also discussed the research.
  • ABC Radio Adelaide interviewed Associate Professor Rebecca Johinke from the Department of English about the Australian magazine industry.
  • China Daily quoted Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Dr Tim Soutphommasane about racist sentiments that have emerged in Australia.
  • Yahoo! India quoted Dr Astrida Neimanis from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about the differing rights between humans and other living things.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Marco Duranti from the Department of History about the rise of white supremacy.

25 March:

  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the NSW election being a test for the National party. Sydney Morning Herald quoted Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the impact of Michael Daley’s Asian comments. ABC Radio Hobart, The Straits Times and Reuters interviewed Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about the NSW state election. 2SER FM interviewed Dr Gareth Bryant from the Sydney Policy Lab and Department of Political Economy about a Policy Lab report calling for the broadening of land tax and changes to the treatment of public expenditure in a bid to help state finances in NSW.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Fiona Martin from the Department of Media and Communications about whether there needs to be a regulatory code for social media following the live-streaming of the Christchurch attacks.
  • ABC News TV and CNBC (US) interviewed Dr Aim Sinpeng from the Department of Government and International Relations about the elections in Thailand. Al Jazeera (Qatar) also quoted Dr Aim Sinpeng about the Thai elections.
  • Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Dr Tim Soutphommasane was interviewed on The Guardian’s Australian politics podcast about race politics. He was also interviewed for The Saturday Paper on the same topic, particularly with relation to the Coalition. The Australian also published a letter from Professor Soutphommasane highlighting errors of fact made in a column earlier last week.
  • ABC News TV interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about the latest Brexit update
  • The Saturday Age reviewed The Ripples Before the New Wave: Drama at The University of Sydney 1957-63, written by Dr Laura Ginters from the Department of Performance Studies and alumna Robyn Dalton.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Justin Hastings from the Department of Government and International Relations about North Korea’s restaurant chain that operates abroad.
  • SBS Online quoted Associate Professor Ken Cruickshank, Director of the Sydney Institute for Community Language Education in the School of Education and Social Work, about the benefits of language school for children.

22 March:

  • Daily Telegraph corrected an article on the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences multispecies justice theme, one of six new themes in the faculty’s FutureFix program. The article now quotes a University of Sydney spokesperson. A Ray Hadley column in the Daily Telegraph2GB Sydney, Sky News, Triple M Sydney, 2GO FM Gosford and 2Day FM also mentioned the research theme.
  • ABC Radio AM interviewed Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about an increase in early voting ahead of the NSW election this weekend. Daily Mail quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about how the Christchurch mass shooting will impact the NSW and federal election campaigns. Daily Advertiser also quoted Dr Jackson about the NSW election.
  • Australian Financial Review quoted Associate Professor Julia Horne from the Department of History about her late father’s famous book, The Lucky Country.    
  • ABC News (US) quoted Honorary Associate in the Department of Archaeology, Dr Ian Gilligan, about how people moderate air moisture in their homes in different parts of the world.

21 March:

  • Daily Telegraph (including an editorial and an opinion piece) reported on the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences multispecies justice theme, one of six new themes in the faculty’s FutureFix program. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online. The AustralianDaily Mail AustraliaSky News, 2DAY FM and Ten’s Studio 10 discussed the article. 
  • Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Dr Tim Soutphommasane was interviewed by the BBC about the return of race politics. The article was re-published on MSNNew Statesman (UK) also published an opinion article by Professor Soutphommasane on the topic. A Sydney Morning Herald article (syndicated across Nine’s print mastheads online) about trolling campaigns targeting high-profile Australians mentioned Professor Soutphommasane as a target. A tweet by Professor Soutphommasane on the topic of immigration cuts was mentioned in The Australian.
  • ABC’s Religion and Ethics published a piece by Professor Danielle Celermajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences about responsibility in the wake of the Christchurch attacks.
  • The Australian quoted Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Gallop, Director of the Graduate School of Government, about NSW government’s lack of public engagement in promoting its public works agenda, contrasting it with Ireland’s use of public discourse to overturn laws on abortion and same sex marriage. 
  • Hong Kong Herald and Voice of America quoted Dr Aim Sinpeng from the Department of Government and International Relations about Thailand’s first democratic election since 2001.
  • The Guardian quoted Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about the potential success of the minor parties in this weekend’s state election.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Susan Heward-Belle from the School of Education and Social Work in a fact check on whether the NSW Coalition cut $20 million from domestic violence shelters.

20 March:

  • ABC News TV interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about how the Christchurch mass shooting will impact the NSW and federal election campaigns. SBS World News (TV) interviewed Dr Fiona Martin from the Department of Media and Communications about the pressure mounting on social media companies to curb the spread of hate speech on their platforms following the shooting.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations and the United States Studies Centre about US President Donald Trump’s response to Christchurch. ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Lucy Sunman, PhD Candidate in the Department of Government and International Relations, about New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern choosing not to name the Christchurch attacker.
  • Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Dr Tim Soutphommasane was interviewed on ABC News TV about racial hatred following the Christchurch attack and NSW opposition leader Michael Daley’s recent comments on immigration. Snippets of the interview were aired on ABC’s The DrumABC Radio PMand mentioned in The GuardianCanberra Times (syndicated across Nine’s print mastheads online), and a widely syndicated AAP article that appeared on News.com.auNine.com.au and other publications. Professor Soutphommasane was also interviewed by The New Daily about whether hate speech has crept into the mainstream. A tweet by Professor Soutphommasane on the topic of immigration cuts was mentioned in Junkee and The Herald SunThe Australian quoted Ye Xue, a University of Sydney PhD student, about Daley’s comments.
  • Australian Financial Review reported both the NSW Liberal and Labor parties have rejected changes to land taxes proposed in a Sydney Policy Lab report by Dr Gareth Bryant and Emeritus Professor Frank Stilwell from the Department of Political Economy. The article quoted Dr Bryant. Dr Bryant and Professor Stilwell also published an article in The Conversation about the report.

19 March: 

  • Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Dr Tim Soutphommasane was interviewed in the Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated across Nine’s print mastheads online) and the Financial Times about racial hatred following the Christchurch attack. Professor Soutphommasane was also quoted in ABC Life about how to be an effective ally to those who feel marginalised. His final speech as Race Discrimination Commissioner in 2018 was mentioned in an article in The Guardian and comments made during his delivery of the John Curtin lecture last month were mentioned in opinion piece, also in The Guardian. Dr Soutphommasane was also interviewed on ABC News TV about Christchurch and opposition leader Michael Daley’s comments on immigration.
  • ABC Radio AM interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about calls for better political discourse following Christchurch.
  • ABC Online quoted Honorary Associate Tim Dean from the Department of Philosophy about the public reaction to the egging of Senator Anning by a teenager now dubbed ‘eggboy’. 

18 March:

  • ABC Radio (National, NewsRadio, Sydney) and ABC Online interviewed Dr Gareth Bryant from the Sydney Policy Lab and Department of Political Economy about a new Policy Lab report calling for the broadening of land tax and changes to the treatment of public expenditure in a bid to help state finances in NSW. The report was syndicated across ABC radio nationally.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about a petition to remove Senator Fraser Anning from Federal Parliament, following his comments in the wake of the terror attack. The article was syndicated across Nine’s print mastheads online.
  • Sky News and 6PR Perth interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about the latest Brexit update.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Associate Professor Sarah Phillips from the Department of Government and International Relations about the civil war in Yemen.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr David Clune, Honorary Associate in the Department of Government and International Relations, about the NSW election campaign, which ABC Online republished.

17 March: 

  • Al Jazeera (Qatar) quoted Dr Aim Sinpeng from the Department of Government and International Relations about Thailand’s first democratic election since 2001.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Justin Hastings from the Department of Government and International Relations about Thailand, Indonesia, India, the Philippines and Japan all holding elections this year.
  • Sun Herald quoted Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about the benefits of a minority government. 
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Honorary Associate Professor John Grumley from the Department of Philosophy about enlightenment and critical theory.
  • Nine’s Today interviewed Professor of Practice Tim Soutphommasane about hate speech following the Christchurch attack. France 24 (TV) interviewed Associate Professor Jean Bogais from the Business School and the School of Social and Political Sciences about the attack.

16 March: 

  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Dr David Clune, Honorary Associate in the Department of Government and International Relations, about the prospect of a minority government after the NSW state election.
  • The Straits Times (Singapore) quoted Professor Marc Stears, Director of the Sydney Policy Lab, about UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s leadership following her failure to get the votes for her Brexit deal.

15 March

  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Rebecca Taylor from the School of Economics about her research into plastic bag bans.
  • South China Morning Post’s Inkstone publication interviewed Professor Anthony Welch from the School of Education and Social Work about Gaokao, China’s National College Entrance Examination.
  • Nikkei quoted Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan, Chair of the Department of Government and International Relations, about China's newly passed foreign investment law.

14 March

  • ABC Radio Sydney's Focus program interviewed Professor Lisa Adkins, Head of the School of Social and Political Sciences, and Professor Martijn Konings from the Department of Political Economy about their research into the asset economy and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences’ six FutureFix flagship research themes.
  • CNBC (USA) and 6PR Perth interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about the latest Brexit update. Triple j also quoted Professor Tormey about the impact of Brexit on Australians travelling to the UK and Europe.
  • New Statesman (US) quoted Associate Professor Julia Horne from the Department of History about her late father’s famous book, The Lucky Country.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Catie Gilchrist, Honorary Associate in the Department of History, about her new book Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner's Court.
  • Sina (China) republished a Sydney Morning Herald article by Dr David Brophy from the Department of History and China Studies Centre.
  • Professor Marc Stears, Director of the University’s Sydney Policy Lab, appeared on ABC’s panel show The Drum.

 

13 March

  • The Australian interviewed Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Professor Annamarie Jagose about the introduction of six flagship research themes for the faculty.
  • ABC News (TV, Radio), Sky News, Your Money and 2SER FM interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about the latest Brexit update. The ABC radio interview was syndicated across ABC local and regional stations.
  • SBS World News (TV, Onlineinterviewed Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about misleading campaign material being distributed in the leadup to the NSW and federal elections.
  • The Australian quoted Professor James Curran from the Department of History about incoming US ambassador to Australia Arthur B. Culvahouse.
  • The Australian published an article by Professor Paul Giles from the Department of English about the digitisation of books at the University of Sydney Fisher Library.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an opinion article by Dr David Brophy from the Department of History and China Studies Centre.

11 March

  • ABC News TV interviewed Dr Jolynna Sinanan from the Department of Media and Communications about a rise in people risking their lives to take the perfect selfie. 
  • The Australian published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Harmony Day and multiculturism in Australia.
  • Daily Advertiser quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about recently released how-to-vote cards in Wagga Wagga revealing party preference allocations.
  • Phys.org reported on a submission co-authored by Professor Tim Dwyer from the Department of Media and Communications backing proposed tougher regulations for digital platforms.
  • Campus Morning Mail reported the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Professor Annamarie Jagose has announced six flagship research themes for the faculty.

10 March 

  • Sun Herald reported on research from Dr Kadir Atalay, PhD Candidate Ang Li and Associate Professor Stephen Whelan form the School of Economics into the link between house prices and birth rates. The article also mentioned research into decision making around having children from the University’s Women and the Future of Work Project. The article was syndicated across Nine’s print mastheads.
  • ABC Nightlife interviewed Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the School of Social and Political Sciences about his new book, On Hate.

9 March 

  • Weekend Australian published a review of a new book by teacher and University of Sydney Education Ambassador Eddie Woo.

8 March

  • Dr Christopher Pepin-Neff took part in ABC’s panel show The Drum.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations about Malcolm Turnbull’s interview with the BBC and his claims he would have won the upcoming election.
  • Australian Financial Review quoted Dr Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy about the federal government’s changes to the childcare rebate.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Jolynna Sinanan from the Department of Media and Communications about the large number of people in India dying while taking a selfie.
  • ABC Online republished an article from The Conversation by Rachael Bolton, PhD Candidate in the Department of Media and Communications, about the need to focus on men’s participation at home in a bid to reduce the gender pay gap.
  • 2GB Sydney mentioned research by Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations into the prevalence of people voting more than once in the 2014 NSW election.

7 March

  • ABC Radio National replayed a Sydney Ideas event on China's crackdown on Muslim minority Uyghurs featuring Dr David Brophy from the Department of History and China Studies Centre.
  • The National Interest (US) published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the US navy’s new ‘battleships’ and the response from China and North Korea.
  • The Conversation published an article by Rachael Bolton, PhD Candidate in the Department of Media and Communications, about the need to focus on men’s participation at home in a bid to reduce the gender pay gap. Women’s Agenda republished the article.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Dr Mark Seton, Honorary Associate in the School of Literature, Art and Media, about the #metoo movement in the Australian arts industry.
  • SBS Radio (Italian) interviewed Dr Lucia Sorbera from the School of Languages and Cultures about gender balance. 

6 March

  • ABC Radio PM interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about an interview between NSW opposition leader Michael Daley and broadcaster Alan Jones, in the lead up to the NSW election. Domain quoted Dr Jackson about the NSW government announcing a fall in revenue from property taxes due to the housing market downturn. Daily Advertiser also quoted Dr Jackson about the possibility of a minority government after the election. ABC Radio AM interviewed Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Politics Sciences about how the increasing length of election campaigns impacts voters. ABC Radio (Coffs Coast, Mid North Coast) interviewed Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about politicians leaving their parties and running in elections as independents.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Jakelin Troy from the Department of Linguistics about the importance of Indigenous languages.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations and the United States Studies Centre about the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Marcus Carter from the Department of Media and Communications about the video game Fortnite and the use of screens by children and adolescents. The article was syndicated across Nine’s print mastheads online.
  • Wentworth Courier reported on a new book, The Ripples Before the New Wave: Drama at The University of Sydney 1957-63, written by Dr Laura Ginters from the Department of Performance Studies and alumna Robyn Dalton.
  • The Nation (US) published a piece by Professor Sujatha Fernandes from the School of Social and Political Sciences about migrant sanitation workers in Mumbai.
  • Sputnik News (Russia) quoted Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about the French President’s open letter to EU citizens regarding Brexit.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Patricia Ranald, Honorary Associate from the Department of Political Economy, about the free-trade agreement signed between Australia and Indonesia.

5 March

  • Australian Financial Review published an article about the University of Sydney Q Forum on the future of quantum, quoting Professor James Der Derian, Director of the Centre for International Security Studies.
  • Australian Geographic quoted Dr Christopher Pepin-Neff from the Department of Government and International Relations about reportage of shark incidents.
  • Fox News (US) quoted Associate Professor Justin Hastings from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the lives of Christians in North Korea.

4 March

  • ABC TV aired the documentary series The Crown and Us, about Australia’s relationship with the British royal family, featuring interviews with Professor Mark McKenna and Dr Cindy McCreery from the Department of History. Daily Mail Australia also quoted Dr McCreery from the episode.
  • ABC Radio The World Today interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics and the Post Truth Initiative about YouTube banning comments on videos featuring children.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Dalia Nassar from the Department of Philosophy about existentialism and crisis.
  • 5AA Adelaide interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations on the latest Brexit update.
  • 2CC Canberra interviewed Professor James Curran from the Department of History about Australia’s political relationship with the US.
  • EduResearch Matters published an article by Professor Michael Anderson from the School of Education and Social Work about measuring success in education.

February 2019

2 March 

  • JOY FM interviewed Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the Department of Social and Political Sciences about his new book, On Hate.

28 February

  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about how an ageing population will impact the upcoming NSW election. The article was syndicated across Nine’s print mastheads online. ABC Radio Southeast NSW also interviewed Dr Stephen Mills from the School of Social and Politics Sciences about the election.
  • Arts Review published an extract from The Ripples Before the New Wave: Drama at The University of Sydney 1957-63, written by Dr Laura Ginters from the Department of Performance Studies and alumna Robyn Dalton.
  • CNBC (US) interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about the potential for a general election in the UK.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Honorary Associate Tim Dean from the Department of Philosophy about Buddhism.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Susan Heward-Belle from the School of Education and Social Work about a NSW government program that saw homelessness and specialist domestic violence refuges consolidated.
  • A column in the Daily Telegraph mentioned comments from Dr Peter Cochrane, Honorary Associate in the Department of History, into Australians’ interest in wartime history. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.

27 February

  • The Australian published an article by Stephen McInerney, Executive Officer (Academic) at the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation, about what a Ramsay Centre program in a university would offer. The article quoted Professor Dirk Moses from the Department of History.
  • SBS World News (TV) interviewed Professor Sujatha Fernandes from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the current political crises in Venezuela.
  • Arte Magazine (Italy) and Finestre sull Arte (Italy) quoted Kim Wilson, Academic Liaison Librarian, and Julie Sommerfeldt, Manager of Rare Books and Special Collections about the discovery of a red chalk drawing by Renaissance artist Giorgione in a 1497 copy of Dante’s Divine Comedy at the University of Sydney’s library. The reports mentioned text on the drawing was translated by Emeritus Professor Nerida Newbigin from the Department of Italian Studies. ABC Radio National also interviewed Ms Wilson about the find.
  • Rouse Hill Times reported on a new book, The Ripples Before the New Wave: Drama at The University of Sydney 1957-63, written by Dr Laura Ginters from the Department of Performance Studies and alumna Robyn Dalton. Dr Ginters was also interviewed on Eastside Radio about the book.
  • Sky News interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about the UK Labour party announcing it would support a second Brexit referendum.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor James Der Derian, Director of the Centre for International Security Studies, about the recent cyber attack on Australian political parties.
  • SBS Online quoted Honorary Associate Professor Craig Campbell from the School of Education and Social Work about selective schools in NSW.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about the upcoming NSW election.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about the role of Facebook ads in forming public opinion.

26 February

  • LimelightHills Hire Times and Southern Highland News reported on a new book, The Ripples Before the New Wave: Drama at The University of Sydney 1957-63, written by Dr Laura Ginters from the Department of Performance Studies and Robyn Dalton.
  • Yahoo (US), Breitbart (US), Sina (China) and Business Standard (India) quoted Associate Professor Justin Hastings from the Department of Government and International Relations about the US-North Korean relations ahead of the Vietnam summit.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about the UK Labour party announcing it would support a second Brexit referendum.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Professor Sujatha Fernandes from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the current political crises in Venezuela.

25 February

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Kim Wilson, Faculty Academic Liaison Librarian, about the discovery of a red chalk drawing by Renaissance artist Giorgione in a 1497 copy of Dante’s Divine Comedy at the University of Sydney’s Rare Books and Special Collections Library. The interview mentioned text on the drawing was translated by Emeritus Professor Nerida Newbigin from the Department of Italian Studies, and a paper co-authored by Julie Sommerfeldt, Manager of Rare Books and Special Collections. Weekend Australian also reported on the discovery quoting Ms Wilson.
  • Sydney Morning Herald reported on the history of the Sydney University Players and its rivalry with the Sydney University Dramatic Society, the focus of new book The Ripples Before the New Wave by Dr Laura Ginters from the Department of Performance Studies and Robyn Dalton. Weekend Australian also published an extract of the book.
  • Hong Kong HeraldSBS OnlineYahoo!7 quoted Associate Professor Justin Hastings from the Department of Government and International Relations about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s train journey across China to meet with US President Donald Trump in Vietnam. Estadao (Brazil) also quoted Associate Professor Hastings about the about the use of crystal methamphetamine in North Korea.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr David Brophy from the Department of History about China's crackdown on Muslim minority Uyghurs.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Honorary Associate Tim Dean from the Department of Philosophy about the giving of awards
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about the impact of sending children as young as three to pre-school coaching. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online. 2SM Sydney also interviewed Dr Wilson about the article.
  • Australian Financial Review quoted Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Gallop from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the growing divide in Australian politics. Sky News also interviewed Professor Gallop about whether children should be allowed to miss school to take part in protests.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about a growing perception that politicians are no longer being punished for misdeeds. The article was syndicated across Nine’s print mastheads.
  • Sun Herald quoted Dr Jennifer Wilkinson from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy about the redefinition of the term ‘emotional labour’. The article was syndicated across Nine’s print mastheads.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about politically-motivated groups using Facebook to spread misinformation. The article was syndicated across Nine’s print mastheads.
  • ABC Online published an article by Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about counteracting rising racial hatred in Australia.
  • CGTN (China) interviewed Associate Professor Lisa Lim from the Department of Linguistics about endangered languages ahead of International Mother Language Day.
  • ABC Radio Sydney mentioned Dr Christopher Pepin-Neff from the Department of Government and International Relations and his new book Flaws: Sharks Bites and Emotional Policymaking.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Maria Chisari from the School of Education and Social Work on the top five tips for students to succeed in the first year of university.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Dr Jim Stanford, Honorary Professor in the Department of Political Economy, about dwindling enrolments in high school and university economics subjects.

22 February

  • ABC News TV interviewed Professor Jocelyn Chey, former diplomat and now Visiting Professor in the School of Languages and Cultures, calling for the Australian government to reconsider its approach to human rights abuses in China.
  • ABC News TV interviewed Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences ahead of delivering the John Curtin lecture on Thursday night.
  • Sky News interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about MP resignations in both sides of UK politics.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Jim Rheingans from the School of Languages and Cultures about mindfulness mediation.
  • ABC Radio (NewcastleFar Northinterviewed Associate Professor John Mikler from the Department of Government and International Relations about mining giant Glencore announcing it would cap its global coal production.
  • Daily Telegraph published an article by Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about the power of words. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • ABC Online quoted Associate Professor Judith Yates from the School of Economics in a fact check on Labor’s claims the home ownership rate for young people has fallen 20 per cent.
  • Xinhua (China) quoted Dr Xiaohuan Zhao from the School of Languages and Cultures about the possible origins of a bronze Buddha figurine found on a beach in Western Australia.

21 February

  • ABC 7.30 interviewed Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations and students from the University of Sydney Politics Society about Australians’ increasing apathy towards politics.
  • 3AW Melbourne interviewed Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences ahead of delivering the John Curtin lecture on Thursday night. The Guardian also reported on the lecture.

20 February

  • Australian Financial Review reported Professor Jocelyn Chey, former diplomat and now Visiting Professor in the School of Languages and Cultures, has called for the Australian government to reconsider its approach to human rights abuses in China.
  • BBC Radio 5 and 2SER FM interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about seven MPs leaving the UK Labour party.
  • New York Times quoted Dr Peter Cochrane, Honorary Associate in the Department of History, from an article he published in The Conversation about changing perspectives on Australian soldiers in war.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations and the United States Studies Centre about US President Donald Trump calling a national emergency in order to build his border wall.
  • ABC Radio Melbourne interviewed Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about his new book, On Hate.
  • The Conversation published an article by Emeritus Professor John Clark from the Department of Art History reviewing the Heaven and Earth in Chinese Art, Treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipeicurrently exhibiting at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

19 February

  • Sohu (China) quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History about the impact of the Australian government revoking the permanent residency of Chinese businessman Huang Xiangmo.

18 February

  • Weekend Australian reported on the discovery of a red chalk drawing by Renaissance artist Giorgione in a 1497 copy of Dante’s Divine Comedy at the University of Sydney’s Rare Books and Special Collections Library. Kim Wilson, Faculty Academic Liaison Librarian, made the discovery in late 2017 and co-authored a paper with Julie Sommerfeldt, Manager of Rare Books and Special Collections and Emeritus Professor Nerida Newbigin from the Department of Italian Studies. Coverage was syndicated widely across News Corp Australia. Sky News Live and Seven’s Weekend Sunrise also reported on the discovery.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History about the impact of the Australian government revoking the permanent residency of Chinese businessman Huang Xiangmo. The article was syndicated online. Dr Brophy also published an article in The Saturday Paper about the issue.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Robert Aldrich from the Department of History about the history of France in Vietnam.
  • The New Daily quoted Associate Professor Kristie Miller from the Department of Philosophy, joint Director of the Centre for Time, about time loops, as show in the Netflix series Russian Doll and new movie Happy Death Day 2U.
  • Nikkei Asian Review quoted Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan from the Department of Government and International Relations about the cancellation of a Chinese tourism event that was to be held in Wellington, New Zealand.
  • Crikey quoted Dr Christopher Hartney from the Department of Studies in Religion about the ability of religions to adapt.
  • SBS Italy quoted Gabriele Abbondanza from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the shared history of Italy and France.
  • The Conversation published an article by Professor Annamarie Jagose, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Associate Professor Lee Wallace from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies and Dr Victoria Rawlings from the School of Education and Social Work about using queer texts in schools to fight homophobia.

15 February

  • Spectator Australia published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the teaching of Western Civilisation in Australian universities and the Ramsay Centre.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about his new book, On Hate.
  • ABC Radio Western Plains interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about words we no longer use.
  • Techly quoted Associated Professor Justin Hastings from the Department of Government and International Relations about the use of crystal methamphetamine in North Korea.

14 February

  • Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences appeared on ABC’s panel show The Drum. Comments he made on that program were reported in The Daily Telegraph and syndicated across News Corp publications. He was also interviewed on ABC Radio’s Late Night Live and2SER about his new book, On Hate, and an extract of the book was published in the Sydney Morning Herald. He was also quoted in an SBS article about the extradition case against refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi.
  • Reuters quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the federal government announcing it would reopen the Christmas Island detention centre following the passing of the on the ‘medevac’ bill.
  • Vice (US) and The Straits Times Asia quoted Associated Professor Justin Hastings from the Department of Government and International Relations about the use of crystal methamphetamine in North Korea.

13 February

  • Reuters article syndicated on Daily Mail Australia quoted Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the about the potential constitutional problems of the government being defeated on the ‘medevac’ bill.
  • ABC Radio (National, Sydney) interviewed Dr David Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations and the United States Studies Centre about the US Congress trying to avoid another government shutdown.
  • New York Times and Boston Globe quoted Associated Professor Justin Hastings from the Department of Government and International Relations about the use of crystal methamphetamine in North Korea.
  • An opinion article published in The Australian mentioned Department of History academics Professor Mark McKenna and Professor James Curran had both defended the work of Melbourne University Press.

12 February

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Alana Mann from the Department of Media and Communications and Sydney Environment Institute aabout the launch of FoodLab Sydney and the future of food security in Sydney.
  • Professor Tim Soutphommasane from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences was interviewed on ABC Radio Canberra about his new book, On Hate.

11 February

  • The Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Visiting Scholar Paul Duffill from the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies about Australia’s Middle East policy, in the context of the Prime Minister announcing Australia’s embassy in Israel will move to Jerusalem.
  • Yahoo! News (Taiwan), Al Jazeera (Qatar), 香港01 (Hong Kong) and Japan Times Professor James Der Derian, Director of the Centre for International Security Studies, about a breach of the federal parliament’s computer network
  • Associate Professor Catriona Elder from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald about public reaction to a docu-series about alleged sexual misconduct of singer R. Kelly.
  • Dr Xiaohuan Zhao from the School of Languages and Cultures was quoted in the Weekend Australian about the possible origins of a bronze Buddha figurine found on a beach in Western Australia.
  • Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Gallop from the Graduate School of Government and former Premier of Western Australia was interviewed on ABC Weekend Breakfast about the recommendations of the banking royal commission.
  • Eastside FM interviewed Dr Luis Angosto-Ferrandez from the Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies about ongoing political developments in Venezuela.

8 February

  • Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations participated in ABC’s panel show The Drum, discussing her research on women’s representation in major political parties.
  • CGTN (China) interviewed Dr Peter Hobbins from the Department of History about venomous creatures in Australia after a tourist was filmed handling a blue-ringed octopus.

7 February

  • The Australian published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about freedom of speech at the University of Sydney.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about border enforcement between Ireland and Northern Ireland upon the UK leaving the EU.

6 February

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations and the United States Studies Centre about the latest in US politics.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about how the political parties have reacted to the banking royal commission report.

5 February

  • Times Higher Education published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about freedom of speech at the University of Sydney.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Professor James Curran from the Department of History about the future of Melbourne University Press after a decision to change the focus of the publisher. The article was syndicated across The Age, Canberra Times, Brisbane Times and WA Today.
  • Radio Sputnik (Russia) interviewed Dr Tim Anderson from the Department of Political Economy about US military intervention in Venezuela.

4 February

  • ABC Radio (Sydney, Newcastle) interviewed Dr Kate Flaherty from Australian National University about the Shakespeare FuturEd Conference hosted at the University of Sydney.
  • The Age quoted Professor Mark McKenna in the Department of History about the change in strategic direction of Melbourne University Publishing. The article was syndicated across Sydney Morning Herald, Canberra Times, WA Today and Brisbane Times online.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about history and strategy of lobby group GetUp. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • The Canberra Times quoted Associate Professor Amy Conley Wright from the Institute of Open Adoption Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about low adoption rates in the ACT. The article was syndicated across Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, WA Today and Brisbane Times online.
  • Sunday Age quoted Associate Professor Helen Proctor from the School of Education and Social Work about private schools in Melbourne. The article was syndicated across Sydney Morning Herald, Canberra Times, WA Today and Brisbane Times online.
  • Sky News interviewed Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Gallop, Director of the Graduate School of Government about pill testing.
  • 4BC Brisbane interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about a study finding Australians believe their conversations are becoming increasingly negative.
  • SBS Online mentioned the book No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison by Behrouz Boochani, which recently won the Victorian Prize for Literature was translated by Dr Omid Tofighian, an Honorary Associate in the Department of Philosophy. 
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Tim Anderson from the Department of Political Economy about the current political situation in Venezuela.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Bruce Isaacs from the School of Literature, Arts and Media analysing a scene from the movie Rome, Open City.

January 2019

1 February

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Marc Stears, Director of the University’s Sydney Policy Lab about a number of topics including the future of journalism in Australia and European politics. The interview was syndicated across regional NSW.
  • Ten Daily quoted Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about the chances of an independent ousting Tony Abbott from his seat at the next federal election.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work about teaching gifted children.

31 January

  • CNBC (US) and Sky News interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about ongoing Brexit deal negotiations in the UK Parliament.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Sujatha Fernandes from the School of Social and Political Sciences about a petition calling on US President Donald Trump not to interfere in Venezuela.

30 January

  • ABC Radio AM interviewed Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about a Centre for Policy Development report into growing inequality in Australia’s school system.
  • ABC Australia Wide interviewed Dr Christopher Pepin-Neff from the Department of Government and International Relations about his new book Flaws: Sharks Bites and Emotional Policymaking.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Karma Eddison-Cogan from the School of Social and Political Sciences about decluttering at home.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about Clive Palmer and the Advance Australia Party’s campaign strategies.
  • ABC Radio Melbourne interviewed Dr Peter Hobbins from the Department of History about the 100-year anniversary of the Spanish flu. The ABC interview was syndicated nationally.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Adjunct Associate Professor Michael West from the School of Social and Political Sciences about various business news topics.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about Bill Shorten’s decision to decline a dinner invitation with Rupert Murdoch. The article was syndicated across The Age, Canberra Times, WA Today and Brisbane Times online.

29 January

  • ABC Radio Sydney, 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane interviewed Dr Peter Hobbins from the Department of History about the 100-year anniversary of the Spanish flu. The ABC interview was syndicated nationally.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Yasmine Musharbash from the Department of Anthropology about the many meanings of ‘monsters’ in Indigenous culture.ABC Radio (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Hobart) interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about the Australian accent.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Yasmine Musharbash from the Department of Anthropology about the many meanings of ‘monsters’ in Indigenous culture.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor John Keane from the Department of Government and International Relations about the international governance of Antartica.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Professor of Practice in the School of Social and Political Sciences, about patriotism in Australia. Sky News also discussed Dr Soutphommasane’s recent appointment to the University of Sydney.
  • ABC TV broadcast the BBC Horizon show How to Build a Time Machine, which interviewed Associate Professor Kristie Miller from the Department of Philosophy.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Richard White from the Department of History about the history of the Australia Day long weekend.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about the best way for teachers to communicate with parents. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • Ten Daily quoted Associate Professor Jean Bogais from the Business School and the School of Social and Political Sciences about protests across Europe.
  • South China Morning Post published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Lisa Lim from the Department of Linguistics about the use of the word ‘indigenous’.
  • Perfil (Argentina) and New Matilda mentioned Professor Sujatha Fernandes from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences was a signatory on an open letter calling on the US President Donald Trump not to interfere in Venezuela.
  • Sydney Morning Herald reported on two high-achieving students who have chosen to study teaching degrees at the University of Sydney. The article was syndicated across The Age, Canberra Times, WA Today and Brisbane Times online.

25 January

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Mark Pesce, Honorary Associate in the School of Literature, Art and Media, about the future of banking after the Commonwealth Bank announced its customers now had access to Apple Pay.
  • Startup Daily republished an article originally published in The Conversation by Ben Egliston from the Department of Media and Communications about video game designers needing to make gaming more accessible for people living with disabilities. RTRFM also interviewed Mr Engliston about the article.

22 January

  • ABC Radio Sydney and 2SM Sydney interviewed Dr Peter Hobbins from the Department of History about the 100-year anniversary of the Spanish flu.
  • National Radio News interviewed Adjunct Professor Nicholas Rowley from the Department of Government and International Relations about ongoing Brexit deal negotiations in the UK parliament.
  • NITV Online republished an article originally published on The Conversation on the state of Australian Indigenous languages that mentioned the University of Sydney teaches the Gamilaraay language and has a Master of Indigenous Language Education.

21 January

  • Campus Morning Mail reported former race discrimination commissioner Tim Soutphommasane has joined the University of Sydney as a professor of practice in sociology and political theory.
  • Dr Christopher Pepin-Neff from the Department of Government and International Relations took part in ABC’s panel show The Drum.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations and the United States Studies Centre about the ongoing US government shutdown. The interview was syndicated across the ABC nationally.
  • Washington Post (US) published an article by Dr Chin Jou from the Department of History about the link between US presidents and the fast food industry.
  • ABC Radio National rebroadcast an interview with Dr Gorana Grgic from the Department of Government and International Relations and the United States Studies Centre and Ashley Townshend from the United States Studies Centre about the state of US politics.
  • ABC Radio National rebroadcast an interview with Dr Prudence Black from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about the cultural history of uniforms.
  • Ten Daily quoted Dr Josh Stenberg from the School of Languages and Cultures about Chinese actors having their earrings blurred out on TV due to Chinese censorship laws.
  • The Indian Express interviewed Hussain Nadim from the Department of Government and International Relations about the relationship between the military and society in Pakistan.
  • Daily Hunt (India) published an opinion article by Dr Josh Stenberg from the School of Languages and Cultures about the modern adaptations to a classic 14th century Chinese novel.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Honorary Associate Tim Dean from the Department of Philosophy about how to respectfully debate whether Australia Day’s date should be changed.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Peter Hobbins from the Department of History about the impact of the Spanish flu in Australia in 1919.

 

18 January

  • The Conversation published an article by Ben Egliston from the Department of Media and Communications about video game designers needing to make gaming more accessible for people living with disabilities.

17 January

  • SBS World News, CNBC (US), Sky News and River FM Ipswich interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about UK Prime Minster Theresa May’s Brexit deal being rejected in Parliament. Daily Telegraph and SBS Online also quoted Professor Tormey about the deal with the Telegraph article syndicated across News Corp Australia. 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane interviewed Honorary Associate Professor Nicholas Rowley from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Brexit deal. Professor Marc Stears, Director of the University’s Sydney Policy Lab, published an article on ABC Online about the state of British politics in light of Brexit.
  • CNN (US) published an opinion piece by Dr John Lee from the United States Studies Centre about the death sentence handed down to a convicted Canadian drug smuggler in China.

16 January

  • Daily Telegraph (syndicated across News Corp Australia online), 2GB Sydney, 4BC Brisbane, Magic 2CH Sydney, Hope 103.2 Sydney, 2CA Canberra, 2CC CanberraYour Money (TV) and SBS Online interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about UK Prime Minster Theresa May’s Brexit deal being rejected in Parliament. ABC (News TV, Radio Melbourne) also interviewed Adjunct Professor Nicholas Rowley from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Brexit deal.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations and the United States Studies Centre about the US government shutdown that is ongoing. The interview was syndicated across regional NSW. ABC Radio Pacific Beat also interviewed United States Studies Centre senior fellow Jared Mondschein about the shutdown.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Dr Adrian Blundell-Wignall, Adjunct Professor in the School of Economics, about Labor’s plan to scrap franking credit refunds.
  • ABC Radio National replayed an interview with Professor Danielle Celermajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the importance of truth in democratic politics.
  • SBS Online quoted Dr Lucia Sorbera from the Department of Arabic Studies about an Italian football match being staged in Saudi Arabia where there are restrictions on how female spectators can view the game.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Tim Anderson from the Department of Political Economy about the withdrawal of US troops from Syria.
  • The Conversation published an article by Justine Shih Pearson, Honorary Associate in the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, reviewing Dust, part of the Sydney Festival.

15 January

  • ABC News (TV, Radio) interviewed Dr Gorana Grgic from the United States Studies Centre about the US government shutdown.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the latest Brexit negotiations. 
  • A column published in the The Age mentioned research by Dr Shaun Ratcliff and Professor Simon Jackman from the United States Studies Centre and School of Social and Political Sciences into issues that concern Australian voters most. The article quoted Dr Ratcliff and was syndicated across The Sydney Morning Herald, Canberra Times, WA Today and Brisbane Times.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Josh Stenberg from the School of Languages and Cultures about Chinese novel, The Water Margin.

14 January

  • Adelaide Advertiser quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the influence of lobby group GetUp. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Jakelin Troy, Director Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, on native title.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics about how thinking of others impacts people’s spending.
  • Ten Daily quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about political rallies

10 January

  • Sky News interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the latest Brexit negotiations in the UK House of Commons.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Mark Pesce, Honorary Associate in the School of Literature, Art and Media, about how systems impact our perception of reality.
  • ABC News TV interviewed University of Sydney Education Ambassador Eddie Woo about teaching.

9 January

  • ABC Online quoted Dr Gavan Butler, Honorary Associate in the School of Social and Political Sciences, about the monarchies still remaining in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Robert Cowan from the Department of Classics and Ancient History about Roman poet Juvenal’s The Satires.
  • The Washington Post (US) quoted Professor Guo Yingjie from the School of Languages and Culture about attitudes towards Christmas in China.
  • CNBC (US) interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about the problems the European Union are likely to face in 2019.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Brendan O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about various issues in US politics including the government shutdown. Visiting Fellow of the United States Studies Centre Stephen Loosley was interviewed on 2GB Sydney about the shutdown.
  • ABC News TV interviewed United States Studies Centre senior fellow Jared Mondschein about Arthur B Culvahouse's appointment as US Ambassador to Australia. The Australian and Australian Financial Review also quoted Bruce Wolpe, Visiting Fellow at the Centre, about the appointment.
  • Your Money Sydney (TV) interviewed Professor Richard Miles, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education – Enterprise and Engagement) from the Department of Classics and Ancient History, about politics, Easter traditions, and sport.
  • The Australian quoted Dr Christopher Pepin-Neff and PhD candidate Thomas Wynter, both from the Department of Government and International Relations, about sharks in Australian waters referencing their co-authored research paper published in 2018.
  • Australian Financial Review interviewed Professor John Keane from the Department of Government and International Relations about Australia in the time of “post-truth” politics.
  • 101 Events that Made the 20th Century (TV) interviewed Dr Eyal Mayroz from the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies in two episodes about the establishment of the United Nations and the Rwandan genocide.
  • A profile of former Australian politician Helen Sham-Ho in The Guardian mentioned she studied social work at the University of Sydney.
  • Courier Mail and Daily Telegraph and interviewed Eddie Woo, Education Ambassador, about how to create a positive attitude to maths in children.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about scandals in Australian politics.
  • ABC Online published an article by Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about how to improve the Australian cricket season.
  • Fair Observer interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Religious Studies about Christmas and its traditions.
  • The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Julia Kindt from the Department of Classics and Ancient History about the Spartans. Viw Magazine, Modern Australian and Australian Business republished the article.

December 2018

21 December

  • ABC Online published a poem for Christmas Eve authored by Associate Professor David Brooks from the Department of English.

20 December

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Luara Ferracioli from the Department of Philosophy about the ethical dilemmas of 2018. The interview was syndicated across ABC’s radio network.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Danielle Celermajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences and Honorary Associate Professor David Brooks from the School of Literature, Art and Media about humans’ relationships with animals.
  • ABC Online published an article by Dr Meredith Lake, Honorary Associate in the Department of History, about the notion of the ‘fair go’ in Australia.
  • The Atlantic (US) quoted Professor John Romalis from the School of Economics about the financial sector in Australia.

19 December

  • ABC Radio (Sydney, Newcastle, Illawarra) interviewed Dr Gorana Grgic from the United States Studies Centre about US President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen being sentenced to prison.
  • Lawyer’s Weekly mentioned a study on flexible work from the Sydney Policy Lab and the Business School.
  • The Adelaide Review republished an article originally published in The Conversation by Dr Christopher Malone and Dr Louise Pryke, honorary associates in the Department of Classics and Ancient History, about the historical basis of Santa Claus.

18 December

  • South Sydney Herald reported on the Healing Our Spirit Worldwide gathering, co-hosted by the University of Sydney last month, quoting Professor Juanita Sherwood, Associate Dean (Indigenous Strategy and Services) in the Faculty of Medicine and Health, Dr Lynette Riley from the School of Education and Social Work and Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Jim Tognolini from the School of Education and Social Work about a review into selective school tests. The article was syndicated across Nine Media’s online mastheads (formerly Fairfax Media).
  • The Australian mentioned a report by Dr Alex Robson, Non-Resident Fellow at the United States Studies Centre that compared energy costs between Australia and the US.
  • The Business Standard (India) republished an article originally published on The Conversation by Dr Marcus Carter and PhD Candidate Ben Egliston from the Department of Media and Communications about what occurred in the gaming industry during 2018.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Dr Christopher Malone, Honorary Associate in the Department of Classics and Ancient History, and Dr Louise Pryke, Honorary Associate in the Department of Classics and Ancient History and Department of Hebrew Biblical & Jewish Studies, about the historical basis of Santa Claus.

17 December

  • Professor Marc Stears, Director of the University’s Sydney Policy Lab, featured in ABC’s panel show The Drum.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Professor James Curran from the Department of History about Australia navigating its relationship with both the US and China.
  • The Washington Post published an opinion piece co-authored by Professor Glenda Sluga from the Department of History about the Trump administration abandoning the Universal Postal Union.
  • The Guardian published an article by Dr Patricia Ranald, Honorary Associate from the Department of Political Economy, about a provision in the now terminated Australia-India Bilateral Investment Treaty that could allow mining company Adani to sue the Australian government.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Amanda Card from the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies about the history of the dance performed to the song Nutbush City Limits. The article was syndicated across Nine’s online news mastheads (formerly Fairfax Media).
  • Ten Daily quoted Dr Olga Oleinikova from the School of Social & Political Sciences about tensions between Ukraine and Russia.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Bruce Isaacs from the School of Literature, Arts and Media analysing a scene from the movie Back to the Future
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Marcus Carter and PhD Candidate Ben Egliston from the Department of Media and Communications about what occurred in the gaming industry during 2018.

14 December

  • Campus Morning Mail and The Educator reported on award-winning maths teacher, YouTube star and University of Sydney graduate Eddie Woo’s appointment as Education Ambassador for the University of Sydney. Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Professor Annamarie Jagose was quoted about the appointment.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Honorary Associate Professor David Brooks from the Department of English about pure reason and animals.
  • The Spectator published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy about the Liberal parties in Australia, the US and UK.
  • Crikey interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about NSW Greens Member Jeremy Buckingham and parliamentary privilege.
  • SBS Online interviewed Dr Mark Allon from the Department of Indian Subcontinent Studies about the increasing market for South Asian Buddhist art.
  • Process Online and Australian Manufacturing reported on a new study by the United States Studies Centre comparing Australia and America’s energy situation.

13 December

  • ABC NewsRadio Breakfast interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote delay.
  • ABC Radio Melbourne interviewed Professor John Keane from the Department of Government and International Relations about the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote delay.
  • Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre, was quoted in Crikey about a new report comparing Australian and American energy markets. 
  • Central Coast Express-Advocate profiled Emeritus Professor Richard Waterhouse from the Department of History.

12 December

  • The New York Times interviewed Dr Justine Humphry from the Department of Media and Communications about the popular Facebook group ‘Subtle Asian Traits’.
  • Australian Financial Review reported on a study by the United States Studies Centre detailing the difference in energy costs between Australia and the US and published an article by Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the Centre, about the study.
  • CNN (US) interviewed Associate Professor Jean Bogais from the Business School and the School of Social and Political Sciences about the Paris riots.
  • Radio Sputnik (Germany) interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote delay.

11 December

  • ABC 7.30 interviewed Dr Peter Hobbins from the Department of History about the 1966 helicopter crash in Circular Quay that claimed the lives of an ABC cameraman, an ABC producer and the pilot and impacted future aviation laws.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Honorary Associate Professor Nicholas Rowley from the Department of Government and International Relations about UK Prime Minister Theresa May delaying a parliamentary vote on Brexit. Sky News also interviewed Professor Marc Stears, Director of the University’s Sydney Policy Lab, about the delay.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about French President Emmanuel Macron’s speech following the Paris riots. Australian Financial Review published an article by Dr Adrian Blundell-Wignall, Adjunct Professor in the School of Economics, about the riots. 
  • BBC Radio 5 interviewed Dr Marco Duranti from the Department of History about the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Associate Professor Stephen Whelan from the School of Economics fact-checking a claim by Queensland Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni that last year more people bought their seventh home than first.

10 December

  • South Sydney Herald reported on the Healing Our Spirit Worldwide gathering, co-hosted by the University of Sydney last month, quoting Professor Juanita Sherwood, Associate Dean (Indigenous Strategy and Services) in the Faculty of Medicine and Health, Dr Lynette Riley from the School of Education and Social Work and Professor Jakelin Troy, Director, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research.
  • Campus Morning Mail reported Professor Paul Griffiths from the Department of Philosophy won an award from the Royal Society of NSW.
  • ABC News (TV and Radio interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the Paris riots. SBS Online also quoted Adjunct Associate Professor Dr Jean Bogais from the Business School and the School of Social and Political Sciences about the riots. Hope 103.2 also interviewed Professor Tormey about Brexit.
  • A list of 2018’s best books in The Wall Street Journal included Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences’ new book The New Authoritarianism: Trump, Populism, and the Tyranny of Experts.
  • Sun Herald quoted Dr Benedetta Brevini from the School of Literature, Arts and Media about the Australian media reports on climate change. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • The Guardian (UK) named Professor David Schlosberg from the Department of Government and International Relations as one of 100 academics, authors, politicians and campaigners to sign an open letter calling for action on climate change.
  • AFR Weekend quoted Associate Professor Nick Eckstein from the Department of History about the history of city-states.
  • 9news.com quoted Dr Christopher Pepin-Neff from the School of Government and International Relations about the effectiveness of shark nets.

7 December

  • SBS Online quoted Gianluca Scattu, PhD Candidate in the School of Social and Political Sciences, about how the internet helped the rise of far-left and right political movements.

6 December

  • Indian Link reported on first-year economics/law student Kavya Nagpal receiving the 2018 Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Camellia Webb-Gannon, Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Social and Political Sciences, about separatist violence in West Papua.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Lisa Heinze, PhD candidate in the Department of Government and International Relations and Sydney Environment Institute, about gender expectations for clothing. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • SBS Radio France interviewed Associate Adjunct Professor Dr Jean (Jonathan) Bogais from the Business School and the School of Social and Political Sciences about the Paris riots.
  • Daily Liberal and The Senior quoted Dr Lynette Riley from the School of Education and Social Work about the newly released 2019 Legal Topics for Older People Diary, which covers such topics as scams, elder abuse, pensions and funerals.

4 and 5 December

  • Miami Herald (US), Sacramento Bee (US), The Kansas City Star (US) and Star-Telegram (US) quoted Dr Christopher Pepin-Neff from the School of Government and International Relations about nurse sharks.
  • Daily Mail (UK), MSN (NZ) and Newshub (NZ) quoted Dr Ian Gilligan, Honorary Associate in the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry, about ice age hand stencils and the prevalence of missing fingers.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Ryan Schram from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Christian missionaries and their motivation for proselytising.
  • New York Times quoted Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Liberal Party implementing changes to leadership challenges.
  • Australian Financial Review published the first of a monthly column series by Dr Adrian Blundell-Wignall, Adjunct Professor in the School of Economics, about China’s Belt and Road Initiative and the long-term implications for Australia’s economy.
  • Australian Financial Review quoted Madelyn Creedon, 2018 Alliance 21 Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, about the potential for a new nuclear arms race.
  • CNN en Español (US) and Expansión (Mexico) published an opinion piece by Dr John Lee from the United States Studies Centre about China and the US at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires.
  • Gulf News (United Arab Emirates) quoted Hussain Nadim, Director of the South East Asia Study Group, about the US Special Envoy for Afghan Reconciliation’s meetings in Pakistan to seek a negotiated settlement of the Afghan conflict.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Evan Jones from the School of Economics about riots in Paris.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Dr Penny O'Donnell from the Department of Media and Communications about research into how journalists fared after mass redundancies.

3 December 

  • Australian Book Review published responses from Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost Professor Stephen Garton and Emeritus Professor Margaret Harris from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about former Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham vetoing 11 Australian Research Council applications despite the rigorous peer-reviewed process.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Dr Charles Edel from the US Studies Centre about ongoing trade talks between the US and China at the G20 Summit. Dr Edel also featured on ABC’s The Drum
  • ABC News TV interviewed Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Gallop, Director of the Graduate School of Government about recent discussions around the treatment of women in politics.
  • Weekend Australian published an article by Helen Trinca, member of the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards judging panel, mentioning Emeritus Professor Richard Waterhouse from the Department of History is also a judge.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Jim Tognolini from the School of Education and Social Work about a potential overhaul of the NSW selective schools test.
  • Australian Financial Review quoted Madelyn Creedon, 2018 Alliance 21 Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, about the potential for a new nuclear arms race.
  • Hope 103.2 interviewed Dr Marcus Carter from the Department of Media and Communications about his submission to a Senate inquiry into gaming loot boxes.
  • Hope 103.2 interviewed Emeritus Professor Suzanne Rutland from the School of Languages and Culture about a report she co-authored on Special Religious Education and its value to contemporary society.

November 2018

29 November

  • NITV Radio interviewed Jonathon Potskin, PhD Candidate in the School of Social & Political Sciences, about presenting his research at the Healing Our Spirit Worldwide gathering, co-hosted by the University of Sydney this week. CAAMA Radio also reported on the gathering.
  • triple j interviewed Dr Marcus Carter from the Department of Media and Communications about his submission to a Senate inquiry into gaming loot boxes. Mashable (US) and Power-up Gaming also quoted Dr Carter about the inquiry.
  • BBC Radio 5 interviewed Dr Megan Nash from the Department of English about the Bildungsroman Conference held at the University.
  • SBS Italian interviewed Dr Lucia Sorbera from the Department of Arabic Studies about Islamic culture in Australia and the history of Australia’s Muslim population.
  • TV Creta (Greece) interviewed Dr Alfred Vincent from the Department of Modern Greek Studies about his research on Cretan Renaissance theatre and Greek Studies in Australia.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Dr Jim Stanford from the Department of Political Economy about the five steps that would push wage growth higher.

28 November

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Olga Oleinikova from the School of Social & Political Sciences about 30 days of martial law being declared in Ukraine.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Professor Daniel Anlezark from the Department of English about the Middle Ages.

27 November

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Charlotte Epstein from the Department of Government and International Relations about the beginnings of Europe.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about what the Labor victory in the in the Victorian state election will mean for the NSW state election next year.

26 November

  • ABC Radio National and the Daily Telegraph reported on a new report authored by Emeritus Professor Suzanne Rutland and Honorary Research Associate Professor Zehavit Gross from the School of Languages and Culture about Special Religious Education and its value to contemporary society. The Telegraph article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • ABC TV Breakfast interviewed Professor Marc Stears, Director of the University’s Sydney Policy Lab, about UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s current Brexit negotiations. 
  • Sky News interviewed Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about his new book The New Authoritarianism: Trump, Populism, and the Tyranny of Experts.
  • Weekend Australian published an article by Professor James Curran from the Department of History about the US’s current relationship with China not being the same as its historical relationship with the Soviet Union. Weekend Australian also published an article by Professor Curran reviewing the book John Curtin’s War, Volume II: Triumph and Decline by John Edwards.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences and Dr Francesco Bailo from the Department of Media and Communications about populism and its relationship with social media.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Claire Golledge, PhD Candidate in the School of Education and Social Work about her research into what makes a good teacher.
  • A Reuters article syndicated across SBS Online and The Straits Times (Singapore) quoted Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Labor victory in the Victorian state election. The New Daily also quoted Professor Tiffen about a Senate inquiry into public interest journalism.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, about the need to recognise Australian Aboriginal history. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Stephen Mills from the Graduate School of Government about the ‘Mediscare’ campaign during the last federal election. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • SBS Online quoted Dr Lucia Sorbera, Chair of the Arabic Studies Department, about the history of Muslim migration in Australia.
  • Quartz (US) quoted Dr David Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations and the United States Studies Centre about the failure of the reactionary movement #AllLivesMatter to acknowledge the systemic inequality in the US.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Meredith Lake, Honorary Associate in the Department of History, about Boorong, the third wife of Woollarawarre Bennelong.

23 November

  • ABC 7.30 interviewed Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about Advance Australia, a new conservative lobby group.
  • The Australian quoted Professor Annamarie Jagose, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, about the broad range of skills humanities and social sciences students bring to the workplace in a postgraduate studies supplement.
  • Architecture and Design Magazine mentioned first-year economics/law student Kavya Nagpal was the recipient of the 2018 Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship.

22 November

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Giorgia Alù from the School of Languages and Culture about the film adaptation of the books by Elena Ferrante, My Brilliant Friend.

21 November

  • Sky News interviewed first-year economics/law student and recipient of the 2018 Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship Kavya Nagpal about her people-centric vision, where Sydney's living spaces would serve to build relationships. Images from the 2018 Bradfield Oration featuring Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence were played during the segment.
  • Washington Post (US) quoted Dr John Lee from the United States Studies Centre about China at the APEC summit in Papua New Guinea.
  • Professor Jakelin Troy, Director, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research appeared as a guest judge on SBS’s Child Genius.
  • 2SER interviewed Dr Sarah Cameron from the Department of Government and International Relations about changes to voting patterns.
  • 2SER interviewed Dr Frances Clarke from the Department of History about Thanksgiving traditions.
  • El Comercio (Peru)T13 (Chile) and Publimetro México (Mexico) republished an article from BBC World quoting Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics about the accessibility of plasma treatments and the importance of paid donors.

20 November

  • The Daily Telegraph reported first-year economics/law student Kavya Nagpal was named the recipient of the 2018 Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship at the 2018 Bradfield Oration last night. Kavya was interviewed on ABC Radio Sydney about her people-centric vision, where Sydney's living spaces would serve to build relationships. 
  • CNBC (US), ABC Radio (Victoria and Brisbane) and ABC Radio’s The Signal interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Brexit stalemate.
  • The Australian Financial Review profiled Dr Joseph Stigitz, winner of the Sydney Peace Prize and detailed his speaking events at the University.
  • The Atlantic (US) quoted Dr Anna Boucher from the Department of Government and International Relations about ways in which to fix the immigration system in the United States.
  • BeFM (South Korea) interviewed Associate Professor Jean (Jonathan) Bogais from Sydney Business School and Adjunct Associate Professor from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Rohingyan refugees who fear returning to Myanmar.
  • Teacher Magazine interviewed Professor Robyn Ewing from Sydney School of Education and Social Work about the barriers to arts-rich programs in schools.
  • Sydney Morning Herald and ABC Radio National detailed a report by former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence, David Ochmanek published by the United States Studies Centre. The article was syndicated across Fairfax media.
  • South China Morning Post (China) quoted Ashley Townsend from the United States Studies Centre about the Asia Summit.
  • SBS interviewed Dalyell Scholar Liesl Chen about her time at a selective school.
  • CNN (US) published an opinion piece by Dr John Lee from the United States Studies Centre about Chinese President Xi Jinping's dissatisfaction with the outcomes from the APEC Summit.

19 November

  • The Daily Telegraph ran a series of articles featuring the 2018 Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship finalists. One article profiled arts/law student Sean Perry and his vision of building a ‘greenway’ to cut through Sydney’s congested suburbs. Another featured arts student Henry Nelson's proposal to combat climate change through artificial intelligence.
  • Professor Megan Mackenzie from the Department of Government and International Relations wrote an article published in the Sydney Morning Herald about the risk of suicide among returning veterans. The article mentioned she will speak at a Sydney Ideas event on this topic.
  • The Good Weekend quoted Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the multiple health crises in Papua New Guinea.
  • The Australian Financial Review reported Professor Joseph Stiglitz from Columbia University has delivered a seminar at the University of Sydney about global economic inequality.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Sarah Cameron from the Electoral Integrity Project about a study on the declining satisfaction with our political system. The article was syndicated widely across Fairfax Media.
  • The Australian reported on a new United States Studies Centre report on the long-term impact of globalisation in the U.S. Director of the Centre’s trade and investment program Stephen Kirchner was quoted.
  • Visiting Fellow of the United States Studies Centre Stephen Loosley wrote an article published in The Australian about the potential for former Prime Ministers to make a contribution to public life.
  • The Daily Telegraph reported on the Nicholson Museum exhibition Connections, which will explore the global backstories of artefacts.
  • Professor Adrian Vickers from the School of Languages and Cultures was quoted in the Daily Telegraph about Indonesia’s attitude to the Federal Government’s intention to move the Australian embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
  • The Weekend Australian reviewed Richard Flanagan: Critical Essays written by Professor Robert Dixon from the Department of English.
  • Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work was quoted in the Canberra Times about the sliding educational attainment of ACT schools despite the fact they are among the most advantaged.
  • Professor Helen Irving from Sydney Law School was quoted on ABC Pacific Beat about the difference between holding an Australian passport and citizenship.
  • ABC’s Future Tense interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the role of social media in rising populist politics. Professor Tormey was also interviewed on ABC Weekend Breakfast.
  • ABC Radio Perth interviewed Dr Craig Barker from Sydney University Museums for a regular segment about the latest archaeological news, Can You Dig It?
  • Times of India quoted Ashley Townshend from the United State Studies Centre about President Donald Trump’s proposal to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

16 November

  • ABC News TV interviewed Honorary Associate Professor Nicholas Rowley from the Department of Government and International Relations about the proposed Brexit deal. ABC Radio National also interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about the draft bill.

15 November

  • Daily Telegraph reported on University of Sydney economics and law student Kavya Nagpal’s plans to create apartment blocks that encourage a sense of community, as part of the University of Sydney and Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship.
  • SBS Online reported on the upcoming Healing Our Spirit Worldwide gathering being co-hosted by the University of Sydney this month, quoting Professor Juanita Sherwood, Associate Dean (Indigenous Strategy & Services) in the Faculty of Medicine and Health, and Dr Lynette Riley from the School of Education and Social Work.
  • Australian Financial Review reported on economist Joseph Stiglitz receiving the Sydney Peace Prize from the University’s Sydney Peace Foundation.
  • Professor Marc Stears, Director of the University’s Sydney Policy Lab, featured on ABC’s panel show The Drum.
  • Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, featured on the SBS show Child Genius.
  • BBC Radio 5 interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the Department of Government and International Relations about the development of the Brexit agreement.
  • Independent (Ireland) quoted Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about whether Hillary Clinton might run for the Democrats in the 2020 presidential election. 
  • Mosman Daily profiled Patricia Garcia, Honorary Associate in the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies.

14 November

  • SBS Insight interviewed Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work about gifted children.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Honorary Associate Professor Nicholas Rowley from the Department of Government and International Relations about ongoing Brexit negotiations.
  • Vogue Australia quoted Dr Prudence Black from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about the historical fashion of the wives of political leaders.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United States Studies Centre about the benefits of globalisation.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Adjunct Associate Professor Jean Bogais from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the Rohingya Muslim population.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Marianna Brungs, Director of the Sydney Peace Foundation at the University of Sydney, about how to tackle inequality.

13 November

  • Daily Telegraph reported on University of Sydney architecture student Anastasia Uricher’s plans for building up in Sydney’s inland suburbs, as part of the University of Sydney and Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship.
  • Times Higher Education (UK) quoted Professor Roger Benjamin from the Department of Art History about reapplying for his Australian Research Council funding grant, originally vetoed by former Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the teaching of Western civilisation and the proposed partnership between the University of Sydney and the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Frances Clarke from the Department of History about the activism of American feminist Susan B. Anthony.
  • An AAP article syndicated across SBS Online, Daily Mail Australia, Fairfax Regional Media and Yahoo!7 quoted Adjunct Associate Professor Jean Bogais from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Prime Minister Scott Morrison attending the East Asia Summit in Singapore.  
  • Eastside Radio interviewed Dr Benjamin Nickl from the School of Languages and Cultures and Associate Professor Michelle Royer from the Department of French Studies about their upcoming international film festival event.

12 November

  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre, about the chances of Donald Trump winning the 2020 presidential election. The Australian also quoted Professor Jackman about the results of the US midterm elections. AFR Weekend quoted Dougal Robinson from the Centre about Trump’s control of the Republican Party, following the results of the midterms. ABC Radio National interviewed Bruce Wolpe, Visiting Fellow at the Centre, analysing the midterms.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Professor James Curran from the Department of History about the legacy of WWI and its impact on Australian defence policy. An editorial in the Australian Financial Review also mentioned Professor Curran’s article. Financial Times (UK) also quoted Professor Curran about the impact of the war on Australian nationalism. Hope 103.2 interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the political landscapes that led to WWI and WWII.
  • Channel 5 (UK) program Pompeii's Final Hours: New Evidence, which also aired on SBS TV, interviewed Dr Estelle Lazer from the Department of Classics and Ancient History.
  • ABC Radio Evenings interviewed Dr Peter Hobbins from the Department of History about the influenza pandemic that began in 1918, colloquially known as the ‘Spanish flu’.
  • ABC Radio AM interviewed Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about NSW Labor appointing a new leader after the resignation of Luke Foley.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick from the Department of History about Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky.
  • ABC Radio Perth interviewed Dr Yasmine Musharbash from the Department of Anthropology about the many meanings of ‘monsters’ in Indigenous culture.
  • News.com.au quoted Professor Megan MacKenzie Department of Government and International Relations about high rates of suicide among defence force personnel. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • An AAP article syndicated across Nine News, SBS News and Fairfax Regional Media quoted Adjunct Associate Professor Jean Bogais from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Prime Minister Scott Morrison attending the East Asia Summit in Singapore  
  • CNN International (US) published an opinion piece by Dr John Lee from the United States Studies Centre about Australia’s plan to challenge China in the South Pacific.
  • Bloomberg (US) quoted Professor James Morley from the School of Economics about the limited number of recessions the world has seen since the end of WWII.
  • Sunday Telegraph quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about data use by political parties. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • The Australian published an article by Stephen Loosley, Visiting Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, reviewing the book Leadership: Lessons from the Presidents for Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
  • Sydney Morning Herald and The New Daily mentioned Robyn Denholm, newly announced chairperson of Tesla, is a graduate of the University of Sydney. The Herald article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • The Conversation published an article by Professor Michael Hogan from the Department of Government and International Relations about the resignation of NSW Opposition Luke Foley.

9 November

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Gorana Grgic from the United States Studies Centre about the aftermath of the US midterm elections. Crikey also quoted Dr Christopher Pepin-Neff from the School of Social and Political Sciences from his appearance on ABC’s panel show The Drum where the panel discussed the results of the US midterm elections.
  • A Reuters article syndicated on The Straits Times (Malaysia) quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the resignation of NSW state opposition leader Luke Foley because of allegations of inappropriate behaviour towards a journalist.
  • The Conversation published an article by Professor Marc Stears, Director of the University’s Sydney Policy Lab, about using politics to fight for equality.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy about the need to invest in child and elder care in our Pacific nation neighbours.
  • The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Hans Pols from the School of History and Philosophy of Science about Indonesian physicians during Dutch colonial rule. The article was also published on The Conversation (Indonesian).

8 November 

  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Associate Professor Brendan O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about the US midterm elections. The Australian published an article by Stephen Loosley, Visiting Fellow at the Centre, about the election results. The New Daily quoted Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the Centre about the atmosphere in the US during the election. Dr Christopher Pepin-Neff from the School of Social and Political Sciences appeared on ABC’s panel show The Drum to discuss the midterm elections along with other news topics.
  • A Reuters article syndicated across The Straits Times and Daily Mail (UK) quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about Mark Latham joining Pauline Hanson’s One Nation party for the NSW election.
  • The Guardian published an article by Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about whether Foxtel’s deal to broadcast the cricket is in breach of anti-siphoning laws.
  • SBS Online quoted Dr Gil Merom from the Department of Government and International Relations about the history of the Israel-Palestine conflict.
  • PJ Media (US) reported on a study about toxic masculinity in online gaming and mentioned research by Professor Raewyn Connell from the School of Education and Social Work.

7 November 

  • Canberra Times quoted Dr Charles Edel from the United States Studies Centre about the appointment of Arthur B. Culvahouse Jnr as the next US Ambassador to Australia. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the growing influence of far-right party Lega in Italian politics.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Associate Professor Brendan O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about the US midterm elections.

6 November 

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Roger Benjamin from the Department of Art History about former Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham vetoing funding for research projects recommended by the Australian Research Council. 
  • Sydney Morning Herald also quoted Dr John Lee, Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, about Federal Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne’s visit to China. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre, about the impact of the Brett Kavanaugh case on the US midterm elections.
  • Stephen Loosley, Non-Resident Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, took part in ABC’s panel show The Drum.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Bruce Isaacs from the School of Literature, Arts & Media about iconic scenes in movies.
  • ABC Radio Brisbane interviewed Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about whether Foxtel’s deal to broadcast the cricket is in breach of anti-siphoning laws.
  • West Australian republished an article originally published on The Conversation by Associate Professor Brendan O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre and Dan Dixon from the Department of English about the US midterm elections.

5 November

  • Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian reported on two new University of Sydney degrees in conservation being offered in partnership with Taronga Zoo, quoting Dr Spence. The Herald article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online. 2GB Sydney, 4BC Brisbane and 6PR Perth also interviewed Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education – Enterprise and Engagement) Professor Richard Miles about the new degrees.
  • The Australian mentioned an article by Professor Roger Benjamin from the Department of Art History, originally published in the Sydney Morning Herald, about the ARC funding process. Weekend Australian published an opinion column about viewing the work of Shakespeare through a modern political lens, mentioning the teaching of other Western authors at the University of Sydney.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Associate Professor Brendan O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about the potential results of the US midterm elections. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online. ABC Online published an article by Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre, about the impact of gerrymandering on the elections. ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Jackman about Americans living in Australia voting in the elections. Hope 103.2 interviewed Dr Shaun Ratcliff from the United States Studies Centre about the US election system and the midterms.
  • Seven Sydney and Prime7 (Canberra, Newcastle) reported anthropologists at the University of Sydney removed and analysed human bones uncovered in Surry Hills at the site of Sydney’s light rail project.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about German chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision not to seek re-election as head of the Christian Democratic Union.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Helen Proctor from the School of Education and Social Work about the Wyndham education report, which was handed down in 1957 and resulted in a number of changes to NSW’s education system. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History about the persecution of Uighurs in China. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Stephen Castles from School of Social and Political Sciences about state immigration policies. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • The Atlantic (US) quoted Professor James Curran from the Department of History about President Trump’s failure to appoint a new US Ambassador to Australia.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about neuro-linguistic programming.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work about decodable readers for schools.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Rizanna Rosemary a PhD student in the School of Literature, Arts & Media about mental health workers in Indonesia.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Bruce Isaacs from the School of Literature, Arts & Media about The Matrix and the elements that make a film a “classic”.
  • The Conversation published an article authored by Associate Professor Brendan O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre and Dan Dixon, a postgraduate student in the Department of English, about the US midterm elections. Stuff (NZ) republished the article.

October 2018

2 November 

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Sarah Cameron from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about electoral integrity in the US ahead of the mid-term elections.
  • ABC News 24 and MSN Australia interviewed Dr David Brophy from the Department of History about the persecution of Uighurs in China.
  • ABC News 24 interviewed Hussain Nadim from the Department of Government and International Relations about political unrest in Pakistan.
  • SBS News interviewed Dougal Robinson from the United States Studies Centre about Texan Senator Beto O’Rourke.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Kirsten McKenzie from the Department of History about Australia’s colonial history.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Jim Stanford from the School of Economics about equality and the labour market. The Daily Bulletin republished the article.

1 November

  • The Australian published an opinion article by Greg Sheridan about increasingly divisive political debates, mentioning Professor Dirk Moses from the Department of History.
  • ABC Radio (Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane) interviewed Nigerian journalist Adeola Fayehun, mentioning she is in Australia to speak as part of the Chaser Lecture being held at the University of Sydney this evening. 
  • BBC Radio 5 interviewed Dr Olivia Oliver-Hopkins from the Department of Art History and Film Studies about horror films to celebrate Halloween.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History about Chinese authorities cracking down on Uighurs and other Muslim minorities
  • Business Standard (India) published an opinion piece by Dr Steve Georgakis from the School of Education and Social Work about the review released into the culture of Cricket Australia.

31 October

  • The Australian interviewed Professor Annamarie Jagose, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, about the proposed partnership between the University of Sydney and the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation. 
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Professor Roger Benjamin from the Department of Art History about his Australian Research Council Discovery grant that was vetoed by former education minister Simon Birmingham. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online. The Australian also interviewed Professor Benjamin about the grant and subsequent veto. 
  • ABC TV’s Matter of Fact interviewed Professor Lisa Jackson Pulver, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Indigenous Strategy and Services), about the importance of education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, her life and career, and her new role at the University of Sydney.
  • ABC TV (News, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Hobart) interviewed Professor Peter Morgan, Director of European Studies in the School of Languages and Cultures, about German chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision not to seek re-election as head of the Christian Democratic Union. ABC NewsRadio also interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Merkel’s announcement.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Olivia Oliver-Hopkins, PhD Candidate in the Department of Art History, about why people are drawn to horror movies and spooky things. 2SM Sydney mentioned the comments and the article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online. 
  • The Age quoted Dr Rodney Taveira from the United States Studies Centre about how American culture has influenced younger Australians embracing Halloween. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • Triple M (Sydney, Melbourne) interviewed Dr Steve Georgakis from the School of Education and Social Work about the release of an independent review into the culture of Cricket Australia. Dr Georgakis also published an article in The Conversation about the review.
  • ABC Radio National replayed a presentation by Professor Kirsten McKenzie from the Department of History about scandals in the British Empire.
  • Tenterfield Star reported Dr Peter Hobbins from the Department of History gave a presentation on the Spanish flu and his research project encouraging local and family history groups around NSW to explore the impact of the flu on local communities.
  • Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga) quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about attempted infiltration of the NSW National Party by extreme right-wing groups.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Thomas Adams from the United States Studies Centre about the upcoming midterm elections in the US.
  • TV Tonight reported Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work has completed her term as Chair of the Australian Film Television and Radio School Academic Board.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Yasmine Musharbash from the Department of Anthropology about the many meanings of ‘monsters’ in Australian Aboriginal culture. SBS Online republished the article.    
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Professor Dirk Moses from the Department of History about former federal education minister Simon Birmingham vetoing $4.2 million in recommended university research grants.

30 October

  • Sydney Morning Herald, News.com.au, Daily Mail Australia and Pedestrian reported anthropologists at the University of Sydney removed and analysed human bones uncovered yesterday in Surry Hills at the site of Sydney’s light rail project. The Herald and News.com.au articles were syndicated widely online across Fairfax Media and News Corp Australia respectively.
  • ABC Radio National replayed an interview with Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about the origins of Halloween.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Charlotte Epstein from the Department of Government and International Relations about attitudes to digital privacy in Europe.
  • triple j interviewed Dr Thomas Adams from the United States Studies Centre about the mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, USA.
  • 2SM Sydney interviewed Dr Steve Georgakis from the School of Education and Social Work about the review released yesterday into the culture of Cricket Australia.
  • ABC Online published an article by Pamela Maddock, PhD Candidate in the Department of History, about gender-segregated high schools.
  • 今日头条 (China) quoted Dr Shaun Ratcliff from the United States Studies Centre about the recent pipe bombs that have been sent to members and supporters of the Democratic Party in the United States.

29 October

  • Sydney Morning Herald published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Amy Conley Wright and Professor Judith Cashmore from the Institute of Adoption Studies about the NSW parliament considering legislative amendments streamlining foster care.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published a review of Claire Wright’s You Daughters of Freedom by Professor Penny Russell from the Department of History. The review was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • Weekend Australian quoted Professor James Curran from the Department of History and United States Studies Centre about opposition to the US Vice-President Michael Pence in Australia.
  • Professor Gerard Goggin from the Department of Media and Communications was interviewed on Triple J's Hack about whether software updates impact the speed and performance of older mobile phones.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Jane Park from the Department of Gender and Culture Studies about perceptions of food from different cultures.  
  • Sydney Morning Herald mentioned that dancer Joel Bray is an alumnus of the University of Sydney.
  • The Australian mentioned a study by Dr Stephen Kirshner from the United States Studies Centre discussing the role of the Reserve Bank in the failure to get inflation back to its target band and the impact on financial stability.
  • Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Dr Luis Angosto-Ferrández from the Department of Anthropology about the election in Brazil. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • 新浪财经 (China) quoted Dr Shaun Ratcliff from the United States Studies Centre about the recent pipe bombs that have been sent to members and supporters of the Democratic Party in the United States.
  • Independent (Ireland) mentioned the Professor Jonathan Wooding from the Department of Celtic Studies spoke at the Ferns Conference about historical links between Ireland and Wales.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Jedidiah Evans from the Department of English on the growing prevalence of contract cheating in higher education with 31 million students worldwide paying essay mill companies.
  • SBS Radio French interviewed Dr Carolyn Stott from the Department of French and Francophone Studies about the place of French teaching in Australian universities.

26 October

  • Australian Arts Review and Arts Hub reported the University of Sydney’s Power Institute is celebrating 50 years of teaching art history and visual culture through the Department of Art History.
  • The Economist (UK) quoted Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the frequent changes in Australia’s Prime Minister affecting the government’s ability to make long term reform.
  • News.com.au quoted Dr Shaun Ratcliff from the United States Studies Centre about increasing public tension in the US, after several bombs were sent to high-profile Democrats. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia and on New Zealand Herald.
  • The Daily Telegraph quoted Dr Sabine Selchow from the Department of History about politics becoming extremely polarised. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • Sputnik (Russia) interviewed Dr Tim Anderson from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about media reporting of the war in Syria.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Alana Mann from the Department of Media and Communications about reclaiming and rebuilding the global food system.

25 October

  • Barrier Daily Truth republished an article that appeared in The Conversation by Professor Garry Barrett and Associate Professor Stephen Whelan from the School of Economics on income inequality.

24 October

  • The Age referenced a paper presented by Professor Patricia Apps from Sydney Law School about the tax system’s inequality around household expenditure. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media publications.
  • The Age quoted Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s new book. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media publications.
  • Sweden UR (Sweden) interviewed Dr Åse Ottosson from the Department of Anthropology about the life and legacy of Eddie Mabo for a series of podcasts.
  • Australian Financial Review quoted Dougal Robinson from the United States Studies Centre about the Trump administration’s reaction to thousands of Central Americans migrants heading towards the US border.
  • Probono Australia quoted Dr Marcus Carter from the Department of Media and Communications about equipping young people with digital citizenship skills.
  • Sputnik International (Russia) interviewed Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan from the Centre for International Security Studies about China and the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty.

23 October

  • Crikey also quoted Professor Twomey about the eligibility of Dr Kerryn Phelps to stand for parliament. 2SER FM and Triple H Hornsby interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Wentworth by-election and the possibility of a minority government. Sydney Morning Herald quoted Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about a new poll revealing Australians are losing faith in the political system. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • ABC News TV interviewed Madelyn Creedon, 2018 Alliance 21 Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, about US President Donald Trump pulling the US from a nuclear arms treaty with Russia.

22 October

  • CNBC Asia, Nikkei (Japan) and Infobae (Argentina) quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Wentworth by-election. SBS Online republished the article.
  • Professor Lisa Adkins, Head of the School of Social and Political Sciences, spoke to 9Honey about the use of payment plans by young female consumers.
  • Your Money interviewed Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education – Enterprise and Engagement) Professor Richard Miles about a number of topics including economic growth in Australia and the royal visit by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Emeritus Professor Garry Trompf from the School of Literature, Arts and Media about apocalyptic beliefs.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr James Kane from the Department of English bout the People’s Crusade in 1096.
  • Fairfax’s Good Weekend quoted Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about Kevin Rudd being deposed as Prime Minister in 2010.
  • ABC Radio WA Afternoons interviewed Jedidiah Evans from the Department of English about contract cheating at Australian universities.
  • ABC Radio Perth interviewed Dr Craig Barker from Sydney University Museums about recent archaeological news.

19 October

  • Dr Marcus Carter from the Department of Media and Communications was interviewed on ABC Sunshine Coast about the digitisation of money and gaming cultures online. 

18 October

  • Food and Beverage and Get Farming reported on a Sydney Ideas event on food security held last night, quoting Dr Alana Mann from the Department of Media and Communications and Sydney Environment Institute. The Get Farming article was syndicated across other publications online.
  • ABC TV News interviewed Dr Cindy McCreery from the Department of History about previous royal visits to Australia as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tour regional NSW.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Megan Le Masurier from the Department of Media and Communications about the magazine industry after it was recently announced Cosmopolitan would cease publication.

16 October

  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Madelyn Creedon, 2018 Alliance 21 Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, about "no first use" declarations by nuclear-armed countries. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Huw Griffiths from the Department of English reviewing the play An Enemy of the People, currently on at the Belvoir St Theatre.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Patricia Ranald, Honorary Associate from the Department of Political Economy, about the new Trans Pacific Partnership.

15 October

  • ABC News TV interviewed Dr Patricia Ranald, Honorary Associate from the Department of Political Economy, about allowing large companies to sue governments over changes to domestic laws in trade deals, a power that is currently included in the new Trans Pacific Partnership.
  • Seven’s Weekend Sunrise interviewed Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre, about whether Nikki Haley resigning as US Ambassador to the United Nations is a sign she plans to run for the US presidency.
  • ABC Radio AM interviewed Dr Stephen Mills from the Graduate School of Government about early voting in the Wentworth by-election.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Mark Tredinnick, 2018 Writer-in-Residence in the School of Education and Social Work and Dr Beth Yahp from the Department of English about a slow reading Sydney Ideas event being held this evening.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Honorary Associate Tim Dean from the Department of Philosophy as part of a panel discussion on schoolies.
  • The Australian quoted Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about Clive Palmer trying to claim the original United Australia Party, which included serving Prime Ministers such as Joseph Lyons, is the same party as his current United Australia Party. 2SM Sydney also mentioned Professor Tiffen’s comments.
  • An Agence France Presse article syndicated across Daily Mail, ABS CBN News (US), The Japan Times (Japan) and This is Money (UK) quoted Aleksandar Mitreski from the Department of Government and International Relations about how Saudi Arabia has handled the case of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who went missing while visiting the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul.
  • CNET and Chron (US) quoted Dr Jonathan Hutchinson from the Department of Media and Communications about ‘YouTube House’, a house in Sydney where gamers are paid to record and stream their activities 
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Helen Watt from the School of Education and Social Work about heavily male and female-dominated HSC subjects not changing in gender composition over the past two decades. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • Sunday Telegraph quoted Dr Helena Robinson from the School of Literature, Arts and Media about a collection of American memorabilia in Newcastle.
  • Weekend Australian published an article by Stephen Loosley, Visiting Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, reviewing the book Fear: Trump in the White House by Bob Woodward.
  • 2MCE Orange interviewed Dr Anna Boucher from the Department of Government and International Relations about her new analysis that revealed the nature of worker rights’ violations experienced by temporary migrants.
  • SBS Arabic24 interviewed Dr Ali Aldahesh from the Department of Arabic Language and Cultures about the importance of learning Arabic in Australia.

12 October

  • An AFP article syndicated on Yahoo!7 and Breitbart (US)  quoted Aleksandar Mitreski from the Department of Government and International Relations about diplomatic immunity in relation to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who went missing while visiting the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul.
  • Get Sydney reported on the upcoming Sydney China Business Forum held by the University’s China Studies Centre in collaboration with the Business School and the Charles Perkins Centre.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Cherry Baylosis, PhD Candidate in the School of Literature, Art and Media, about how young people engage with online memes that involve mental health. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • Business Insider published an article by Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United States Studies Centre about the US bond market.
  • Atlas Obscura (US) interviewed Associate Professor Charlotte Epstein from the Department of Government and International Relations about the decline of whaling industry
  • Tempo.co (Indonesia) quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History about China reportedly beginning to transfer Muslim minority Uighur detainees from Xinjiang to prisons nationwide.

11 October 

  • triple j interviewed Dr Anna Boucher from the Department of Government and International Relations about plans to force new migrants to live in regional areas instead of Sydney and Melbourne. 2TM Tamworth also interviewed Dr Boucher about her new analysis that revealed the nature of worker rights’ violations experienced by temporary migrants.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Anne Rogerson from the Department of Classics and Ancient History about ‘ancient magic’ in Rome.
  • Detik (Indonesia), Keponews (Indonesia) and Viva (Indonesia) republished an ABC Online story quoting Dr David Brophy from the Department of History about China reportedly beginning to transfer Muslim minority Uighur detainees from Xinjiang to prisons nationwide.
  • ABC Online published an article by Dr Charles Edel from the United States Studies Centre about America’s role in global politics and US President Donald Trump’s isolationist policies.

10 October

  • Xinhua (China) and China Daily (China) reported on new analysis by Dr Anna Boucher from the Department of Government and International Relations that revealed the nature of worker rights violations experienced by temporary migrants. Dr Boucher was also interviewed about her Migrant Worker Rights Database on 2SM Sydney and National Radio News
  • ABC Online quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History about China reportedly beginning to transfer Muslim minority Uighur detainees from Xinjiang to prisons nationwide.
  • Teacher Magazine interviewed Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work about why it's important educators are passionate about the arts.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Honorary Associate Mark Pesce from Department of Media and Communications about Google revealing a data breach of its social network Google+.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Cat Moir, Chair of the Department of Germanic Studies, about the experiences of Germans interned in Australian concentration camps during World War I.

9 October 

  • ABC Radio PM interviewed Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the ongoing debate around projecting advertising onto the Sydney Opera House.
  • Australian Financial Review reported on a report co-authored by researchers at the United States Studies Centre calling for greater investment in technology for Australia’s growing agricultural industry.
  • Kompas (Indonesia) reported on education research projects in Indonesia involving Associate Professor David Evans and Dr Amanda Niland from the School of Education and Social Work.

8 October

  • The Washington Post quoted Professor James Curran from the US Studies Centre and Department of History about allies of the US, particularly Australian-US relations under former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
  • Dr Cat Moir, Chair of Germanic Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, was interviewed on ABC Radio National about religion in Germany, including Christian persecution in East Germany and the role of churches in the reunification of Germany.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed James Brown from the United States Studies Centre about US Vice-President Mike Pence accusing China of meddling in the US mid-term elections.
  • ABC Radio National rebroadcast a panel discussion on the ethics of surrogacy including Dr Luara Ferracioli from the Department of Philosophy.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Remy Low from the School of Education and Social Work about data from the NSW Department of Education revealing the concentrations of different religions across NSW schools. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Associate Professor Julia Horne, University Historian in the Department of History, about a number of archival photos showing Sydney’s history in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Colm Harmon from the School of Economics about similarities between the Australian and Irish housing markets.
  • Newcastle Herald quoted Associate Professor Amanda Howard from the School of Education and Social Work about early intervention playgroups for disabled and at-risk children. The article was syndicated across Australian Community Media online mastheads in NSW.
  • Business Standard (India) quoted Dr Chandana Maitra from the School of Economics and China Studies Centre about an Indian-Australian workshop organised by the University of Sydney and the International Institute for Population Sciences on the triple burden of malnutrition.
  • Hope 103.2 interviewed Professor James Der Derian, Director of the Centre for International Security Studies, about the future of technology and artificial intelligence.

5 October 

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Marc Stears, Director of the University’s Sydney Policy Lab, about the current state of Australian politics.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Honorary Professor Roslyn Arnold from the School of Education and Social Work about Labor’s plan to offer free or subsidised access to preschool for three-year-olds.
  • CNBC (US) interviewed Jared Mondschein from the United States Studies Centre about Australia’s diplomacy in juggling its relationships with Beijing and Washington.

4 October

  • A Reuters (UK) article syndicated across Daily Mail AustraliaUS News & World Report (US)Investing (British Virgin Islands)Hindustan Times (India)Euronews (France)This is Money (UK)Yahoo!News (US), Yahoo! News Taiwan (Taiwan), ATT.com (US) and The Star Online (Malaysia) quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the federal and state governments agreeing to scrap the GST on women’s sanitary products. 
  • Australian Financial Review quoted Ashley Townshend from the United States Studies Centre about China’s involvement in the South China Sea, after a near-miss between US and Chinese warships.
  • Matador Network (US) quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about using filler words.

3 October

  • The Guardian published an article by Professor Marc Stears, Director of the University’s Sydney Policy Lab, about Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s image transformation being a symptom of Australia’s lack of faith in politics, ahead of the launch of the Lab’s program.
  • ABC News TV interviewed Honorary Associate Professor Nicholas Rowley from the Department of Government and International Relations about Boris Johnstone’s speech challenging UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan.
  • Australian Financial Review quoted Ashley Townshend from the United States Studies Centre about the delay in appointing a US Ambassador to Australia.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Jared Mondschein from the United States Studies Centre about the new trade deal between the US, Mexico and Canada.
  • Hope 103.2 interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about St Francis of Assisi.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Wentworth by-election.

2 October

  • BBC Radio 5, Hope 103.2, Radio Sputnik (Russia) and ABC Radio Illawarra interviewed Professor Vrasidas Karalis, Chair of Modern Greek Languages, about a referendum held on the weekend to settle a decades-long dispute over Macedonia's name.
  • ABC Radio (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide) interviewed Dr Steve Georgakis from the School of Education and Social Work about sport songs and the NRL and AFL grand finals.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Anita Callaway from the Department of Art History about illustrator Ida Rentoul Outhwaite.
  • Financial Times (UK) quoted Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about Australia’ “culture wars” in relation to the ABC Board and leadership.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United States Studies Centre about the impact of the ongoing trade war between the US and China. Hope 103.2 also interviewed Dr Kirchner about the trade war’s impact on the Australian economy.
  • National Interest (US) published an opinion article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social & Political Sciences about US President Donald Trump’s foreign policy successes.
  • ABC podcast Russia if You’re Listening interviewed Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre, about the ongoing issues surrounding the appointment of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court and what it might mean for US President Donald Trump.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy in a fact check on whether the gender pay gap has shrunk under the Coalition Government.
  • Radio Sputnik (Russia) interviewed Dr Tim Anderson from the Department of Political Economy about claims by Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s of a secret nuclear facility in Iran.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Bruce Isaacs from the Department of Art History about the Darren Aronofsky film Requiem for a Dream.

September 2018

28 September

  • ABC Radio Illawarra interviewed Professor Vrasidas Karalis, Chair of Modern Greek Languages, about a referendum to be held on the weekend to settle a decades-long dispute over Macedonia's name.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about the gendered language used by former ABC Chairman Justin Milne.

27 September

  • Campus Morning Mail reported on new appointments to the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, including Professor David Alais from the School of Psychology; Professor David Burr from School of Psychology; Professor Robyn Dowling from the School of Architecture Design and Planning; Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics; Professor Simon Jackman from the Department of Government and International Relations and the United States Studies Centre and Professor Stewart Jones from the Business School.
  • ABC The World Today interviewed Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre, about the ongoing issues surrounding the appointment of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court and what it might mean for US President Donald Trump.
  • CAAMA Radio interviewed Dr Sheelagh Daniels-Mayes from the School of Education and Social Work about incorporating Australian Aboriginal history into school curriculums.
  • BBC Radio 5 interviewed Professor Chris Hilliard from the Department of History about the auctioning of a historic copy of Lady Chatterley’s Lover.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Matilda Steward and Ashley Townshend from the United States Studies Centre about the Better Utilisation of Investments Leading to Development Act that will double America's capacity to channel private investment into development-oriented projects in low and middle-income nations.
  • Toutiao (China) and Jiemian (China) quoted Emeritus Professor Frank Stilwell from the Department of Political Economy about the tenth anniversary of the Global Financial Crisis.
  • 2MCE Orange interviewed Professor David Hensher, Director of the Institute of Transport and Logistic Studies in the Business School, about a new survey from the Institute finding Australians would like to see fuel excises and vehicle registration replaced with charges linked directly to road usage, in a bid to reduce congestion.
  • Kompas (Indonesia) reported on a research project including Professor Iain Gardner from the Department of Studies in Religion about an ancient Egyptian text that has been translated.

26 September

  • Nine.com.au quoted Research Fellow Brendan Thomas-Noone from the United States Studies Centre about the 1983 false alarm when Soviet Union satellites erroneously thought the US had launched nuclear missiles. 
  • China Daily quoted Dr Marianne Hulsbosch from the School of Education and Social Work about the Moon Festival, celebrated predominantly by Chinese and Vietnamese communities in September.
  • The Land mentioned Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics is a member of a review committee looking into why tens of thousands of potentially eligible farmers have not accessed social welfare programs. The article was syndicated across Fairfax’s agriculture mastheads.
  • The Australian published its Research magazine including a series of ‘stars of research’ and ‘field leaders’ lists. A summary of the lists mentioned the University of Sydney was top in 19 research fields and had 18 leading researchers. Professor Stephen Castles from School of Social and Political Sciences was included in the Lifetime Achievement Leaderboard. Professor Castles was also included as field leader in human migration in the field leaders for social sciences. Associate Professor Melinda Cooper from the School of Social and Political Sciences was profiled as a research field leader in the humanities, arts and literature. The field leaders list for the same category also included the University of Sydney as the leading institution for gender studies.

25 September

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Charlotte Epstein from the Department of Government and International Relations about Brexit and the European Union.
  • Xinhua (China) quoted Dr Marianne Hulsbosch from the School of Education and Social Work about the Moon Festival, celebrated predominantly by Chinese and Vietnamese communities in September.

24 September

  • Eastday (China) reported on the Two World Harmonies concert, which celebrated the 46th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Australia and China and the 10th anniversary of the University of Sydney Confucius Institute, quoting Xing Jin, Executive Director of the Confucius Institute. ABC Radio National also replayed the concert.
  • Hong Kong Herald, Times of IndiaHuffpost (US), FoxNews (US) and BOL Notícias (Brazil) quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History about Chinese authorities cracking down on Uighurs and other Muslim minorities, including the separation of children from their families.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Bruce Wolpe, Visiting Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, reviewing the book Fear: Trump in the White House by Bob Woodward. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • Weekend West quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s nickname ‘ScoMo’.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Xiaohuan Zhao from the School of Languages and Cultures about the Chinese Moon Festival, celebrated in September, and the homesickness it causes for international students.
  • ABC OnlineVariety (US) and ATT.net (US) reported on the upcoming movie Ladies in Black, mentioning the film’s director Bruce Beresford and the author of the novel the movie is based on, Madeleine St John, both attended the University of Sydney.

21 September

  • The Washington Post (US) published an opinion piece by Luke Mansillo, PhD student from the Department of Government and International Relations and the United States Studies Centre, about the recent history of leadership changes in Australia’s political parties.
  • New Zealand Herald quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History about Chinese authorities cracking down on Uighurs and other Muslim minorities, including the separation of children from their families.
  • ABC Radio NSW Statewide Drive interviewed PhD candidate Natali Pearson from the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre about researchers believing they have discovered the wreck of Captain Cook’s historic ship HMB Endeavour.

20 September

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Associate Professor Kathryn Welch from the Department of Classics and Ancient History about the life of Julius Caesar.
  • ABC’s Matter of Fact interviewed Honorary Associate Tim Dean from the Department of Philosophy about freedom of speech.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Huw Griffiths from the Department of English about Shakespeare and his use of repetition.
  • SBS Radio (Italian) interviewed Acting Chair of the Department of Arabic and Language Cultures Dr Lucia Sorbera about gender quotas in the Liberal Party.
  • ABC Radio Adelaide mentioned comments from Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations on the influence of Rupert Murdoch.
  • Canberra Times and the West Australian reported on the upcoming movie Ladies in Black, mentioning the film’s director Bruce Beresford and the author of the novel the movie is based on, Madeleine St John, both attended the University of Sydney. The Canberra Times article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • The Conversation published an article by PhD candidate Natali Pearson from the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre about researchers believing they have discovered the wreck of Captain Cook’s historic ship HMB Endeavour.

19 September 

  • Washington Post (US) published an article by PhD candidate Marama Whyte from the Department of History about the power structures at media organisations, which foster a culture of discrimination and harassment toward women.
  • SBS World News interviewed Associate Professor Shyamal Chowdhury from the School of Economics about a new report from the Center for Global Development which showed Australia ranked 14th in the world for domestic policies that improve lives in the developing world.
  • Campus Morning Mail reported on the Undergraduate Awards, which honour the best research papers by students across the world, mentioning James Monaghan from the University of Sydney was the philosophy winner.
  • The Australian quoted Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United States Studies Centre about the ongoing trade war between the US and China and its impact on Australia.
  • ABC Online published an article by Dr Thomas Adams from the United States Studies Centre about sexual assault allegations against US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
  • Boston (US) quoted Dr Christopher Pepin-Neff from the School of Social and Political Sciences about his research on public perceptions of shark attacks, in the context of a recent incident in the US.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about Liberal MP Ann Sudmalis resigning from parliament, citing bullying within the party.
  • ABC Radio Canberra mentioned the University of Sydney’s Pella Volunteer Scheme, which allows members of the public the opportunity to work on an excavation project in Jordan.
  • Wentworth Courier reported on the upcoming movie Ladies in Black, mentioning the film’s director Bruce Beresford and the author of the novel the movie is based on, Madeleine St John, met at the University of Sydney.

18 September 

  • The Daily Telegraph and Cairns Post mentioned that former Premier Mike Baird is an economics alumnus of the University of Sydney, in an article about his promotion at NAB.
  • Sunday Mail Brisbane and ABC Sunshine Coast interviewed Dr Madeleine Kelly from Sydney College of the Arts about her artwork, which won the Sunshine Coast Art Prize. 
  • SBS World News (TV and online) interviewed Associate Professor Charlotte Epstein from the Department of Government and International Relations about Japan’s threat to leave the International Whaling Commission.
  • The Nikkei Asian Review quoted John Lee from the United States Studies Centre about Australia’s leadership spill.
  • The Adelaide Advertiser interviewed Associate Professor James Reilly from the Department of Government and International Relations about the upcoming summit between North and South Korean leaders.
  • Australian Arts Review mentioned the Tin Sheds Poster Collective at the University in an article about women in Australian art.

17 September

  • ABC News Breakfast interviewed director and alumnus Bruce Beresford about his new film, Ladies in Black. The film is based on a novel by Madeleine St John based on a period during which she was studying at the University of Sydney. An article about the film published in the Daily Telegraph and Hollywood Reporter (US) also mentioned Beresford and St. John attended the University.
  • ABC Radio Nightlife interviewed Professor Kirsten McKenzie from the Department of History about Britain and the Netherlands’ control over Cape Town historically.
  • The Conversation published an article by Honorary Associate Tim Dean from the Department of Philosophy about virtual reality.

14 September 

  • BBC News quoted Associate Professor Richard White from the Department of History about the Australian national anthem and whether it should be changed.
  • 2MCE Orange interviewed Associate Professor Ken Cruickshank, Director of the Sydney Institute for Community Language Education in the School of Education and Social Work, about new research from the Institute that found a majority of university-educated migrant women struggle to return to work and 96 percent of female volunteer teachers are born overseas. The interview was broadcast across the National Radio News network.
  • The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Peter Kirkpatrick from the Department of English about the poetry of Rosemary Dobson.

13 September

  • National Interest (US) published an opinion article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the US being right to engage with North Korea.
  • Manly Daily profiled author and University of Sydney alumnus Jaclyn Moriarty.
  • The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre on anti-American sentiment under Trump versus George W. Bush. ABC Online republished the article.

12 September

  • ABC Radio World Today interviewed Madelyn Creedon, 2018 Alliance 21 Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, about whether Russia and the US on track for another nuclear arms race.
  • 2MCE Orange interviewed Associate Professor Ken Cruickshank, Director of the Sydney Institute for Community Language Education in the School of Education and Social Work, about new research from the Institute that found a majority of university-educated migrant women struggle to return to work and 96 percent of female volunteer teachers are born overseas. The interview was broadcast across the National Radio News network.
  • Slate (US) quoted Associate Professor Catriona Elder from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about racism, in the context of a Herald Sun cartoon of Serena Williams.
  • ABC Online published an article by Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United States Studies Centre about the collapse of US financial services company Lehman Brothers, ten years ago.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan from the Department of Government and International Relations about foreign relations between the US and North Korea.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Cat Moir from the School of Languages and Cultures about the Swedish election.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Steve Georgakis from the School of Education and Social Work about runner Usain Bolt playing football in Australia for the Central Coast Mariners.
  • ABC News TV mentioned a United States Studies Centre report that highlighted the importance of US foreign capital.
  • The Australian and Nine’s Today Extra reported on the upcoming movie Ladies in Black, mentioning the film’s director Bruce Beresford and the author of the novel the movie is based on, Madeleine St John, met at the University of Sydney. 

11 September

  • CNBC (US) interviewed Associated Professor Justin Hastings from the Department of Government and International Relations about the upcoming meeting between North Korea and South Korea and denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Adjunct Associate Professor Jonathan Bogais from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the release of jailed Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • Broadway World (US) mentioned research from Honorary Associate Professor Tim Fitzpatrick and Russell Emerson from the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies into Shakespeare’s second Globe Theatre influenced the design of the ‘Pop-up Globe’, now in Sydney. Arts Review Australia also quoted Professor Fitzpatrick about the Globe.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Ying Jie Guo from the School of Languages and Cultures about the history of the Moon Festival, celebrated predominantly by Chinese and Vietnamese communities.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Boris Johnson potentially angling for the leadership of the UK Conservative Party.

10 September

  • Australian Financial ReviewDaily AdvertiserBorder Mail and a Reuters article syndicated across The Straits Times and Investing.com (British Virgin Islands) quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Wagga byelection and what the results mean for the Coalition government.
  • ABC Radio World Today and Hope 103.2 interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the Swedish election held during the weekend.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about whether Pastafarianism should be considered a legitimate religion.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Honorary Associate Professor Tim Fitzpatrick from the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies about his research on Shakespeare’s second Globe Theatre that influenced the design of the ‘Pop-up Globe’, now in Sydney.
  • ABC podcast Russia, If You're Listening interviewed Dr Gorana Grgic from the United States Studies Centre about the anonymous op-ed published in the New York Times reportedly by a senior figure in the Trump administration.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Professor James Curran from the Department of History about Australia’s revolving door politics and how it might impact foreign policy.
  • Sun Herald quoted Dr Jonathon Hutchinson from the Department of Media and Communications about bots on social media who act the same as influencers. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online and Stuff (NZ).
  • Breitbart (US) quoted Mr Aleksandar Mitreski from the School of Government and International Relations about the recent collapse of peace talks between the government of Yemen and Houthi rebels, armed tribespeople from northern Yemen.
  • Sunday Herald Sun and Sydney Morning Herald reported on the upcoming movie Ladies in Black, mentioning the film’s director Bruce Beresford and the author of the novel the movie is based on, Madeleine St John, met at the University of Sydney. The articles were syndicated across News Corp Australia and Fairfax Media respectively.

7 September

  • SBS World News TV interviewed Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations about a renewed push for gender quotas in politics, after reports of bullying and intimidation within the Liberal party.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Bill Schwarz from the Queen Mary University of London, ahead of his Sydney Ideas talk next week.
  • triple j interviewed Dr Jonathon Hutchinson from the Department of Media and Communications about ‘mystery boxes’ and other internet trends.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Miles Gregory, artistic director and founder of the Pop-up Globe Theatre

6 September 

  • News.com.au quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s nickname ‘ScoMo’. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Tim Dean, Honorary Associate in the Department of Philosophy, about the differences and similarities between Eastern and Western philosophy.
  • ABC Radio Melbourne interviewed Dr Rodney Taveira from the United States Studies Centre about changes in stand-up comedy including a rise in female comedians.
  • The Conversation published an article by Justine Shih Pearson, Honorary Associate in the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, about how First Nations dancers are stepping into the void left by Australia’s politicians.

5 September

  • triple j quoted Dr Thomas Adams from the United States Studies Centre about Nike’s sponsorship deal with NFL player Colin Kaepernick, who chose to kneel during the national anthem as form of protest.

4 September

  • BBC World News interviewed Adjunct Associate Professor Jonathan Bogais from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the jailing of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar.
  • Northern Territory News quoted Associate Professor Annie Clarke from the Department of Archaeology about her research on Groote Eylandt and a project to return archaeological materials from the University of Sydney to the island’s traditional owners, the Anindilyakwa people.
  • Yahoo! Finance (US) republished a television interview from Bloomberg Daybreak with Professor John Romalis from the School of Economics on the US-China trade and the impact of potential tariffs.

3 September

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Robert J Rosenthal from the US Centre for Investigative Journalism, ahead of his Sydney Ideas talk later this week.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Sophie Loy-Wilson from the Department of History about historical Chinese immigration to Australia.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Emeritus Professor Stuart Rees from the Sydney Peace Foundation about the role of discretion in interpreting cases that come before the Department of Home Affairs. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • Australian Financial Review quoted Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work about the School Drama program, a partnership between University of Sydney and the Sydney Theatre Company to improve students’ English and literature skills.
  • The Australian published an article by Stephen Loosley, Visiting Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, about the legacy of Senator John McCain who passed away last week. The Australian also mentioned comments from Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre, on the death of Senator McCain.
  • The Saturday Paper quoted Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about News Corp Australia’s influence in Australian politics.
  • ABC Online quoted Emeritus Professor John Wong from the Department of History about the legacy of the Opium Wars in modern China.
  • ABC Online quoted Associate Professor Kristie Miller, Director of the Centre for Time from the Department of Philosophy, on the nature of time and time travel.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s nickname ‘ScoMo’.
  • ABC Online interviewed Chris Rodley, PhD candidate in the Department of Media and Communications, about using artificial intelligence to create art.
  • Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga) quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Wagga byelection. Infobae  (Argentina) also interviewed Dr Jackson about the Liberal leadership spill.
  • Bloomberg article syndicated across NDTV (India) and Times of India quoted Dr David Brophy from the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry about US Congress pressuring the Trump administration to confront the Chinese government over its internment camps in Xinjang, holding Muslim minority Uighurs. 
  • South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) quoted Dr Su-Kyoung Hwang from the Department of Korean Studies about a communist insurgency and a subsequent anti-communist suppression campaign on South Korea’s Jeju Island from 3 April 1948 – May 1949.
  • ATT.net (US) republished a television interview from Bloomberg Daybreak with Professor John Romalis from the School of Economics on the US-China trade and the impact of potential tariffs.
  • Who and New Idea quoted Dr Marcus Carter from the Department of Media and Communications about the video game Fortnite.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Bruce Isaacs from the Department of Art History about Sofia Coppola’s 2006 film Marie Antoinette.
  • The Conversation published an article by Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics about how Australia could encourage plasma donations, including paying donors.

August 2018

31 August

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Associate Professor James Reilly from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Chinese economy and its relationship to Australia.
  • Inside Story published an article by Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Liberal leadership spill.

30 August 

  • Wall Street Journal (US) quoted Dr David Brophy from the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry about US Congress pressuring the Trump administration to confront the Chinese government over its internment camps in Xinjang, comprising Muslim minority Uighurs. Morning Star (US) republished the article.
  • BBC Online quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his new cabinet.
  • Australian Jewish News mentioned an article published by Professor Dirk Moses from the Department of History in the Washington Post where he discussed the political similarities between US President Donald Trump and the former First Lady of Argentina, Eva Perón.

28 August

  • Ten (Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide), SBS World News, 2MCE Orange and 2SER FM interviewed Professor Jim Tognolini from the School of Education and Social Work about calls for the 2018 NAPLAN results to be discarded due to issues with the online tests. 98.5 Sonshine FM also discussed comments on NAPLAN from Professor Tognolini published in the Sydney Morning Herald.
  • An opinion column in the Sydney Morning Herald quoted Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the power of vocal opinions, particularly in the media and politics. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s new cabinet. Investing  (British Virgin Islands) also quoted Dr Jackson about the leadership spill.

27 August

  • Nine’s Today, ABC Radio AM and WSFM interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Liberal leadership spill and Scott Morrison becoming Prime Minister. Bloomberg (US), Fox News (US) and Daily Telegraph also quoted Dr Jackson about the spill. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online. A Reuters article syndicated across Daily Mail(UK), Yahoo! (US), Business Times and Time of India quoted Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen about how US-Australian relations might change under Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Sina (China) reported on the change of Prime Minister, mentioning a University of Sydney and KPMG report on Chinese investment in Australia.
  • ABC (News TV, NewsRadio, Online) and Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Professor Jim Tognolini from the School of Education and Social Work about calls for the 2018 NAPLAN results to be discarded due to issues with the online tests. The Herald article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online and the ABC online article was republished by The New Daily.
  • ABC Radio World Today interviewed Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre, about the death of US Senator John McCain. Professor Jackman also published an article on ABC Online about Senator McCain.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Emeritus Professor John Wong from the Department of History about the legacy of the Opium Wars in modern China.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Timothy Steains from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about Asian representation in film in relation to the new film Crazy Rich Asians. Mr Steains also published an article in The Conversation about the film.
  • Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Dr Victoria Grieves from the School of Social and Political Sciences, about her experiences as an ARC Indigenous Research Fellow.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Bruce Isaacs from the Department of Art History about television spoilers in the age of streaming.
  • Buzzfeed Australia quoted Dr Dyah Pitaloka from the School of Languages and Cultures about Islamic faith and vaccines.
  • South China Morning Post published an article by Professor John Keane from the Department of Government and International Relations about democracy and the Chinese government.

17 August

  • The Washington Post published an article co-authored by Dr Shaun Ratcliff from the United States Studies Centre about his research about public attitudes to immigration in the US.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Associate Professor Lily Rahim from the Department of Government and International Relations reviewing The House of Islam: A Global History by Ed Husain. The article was syndicated across Fairfax media.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International reviewing Bob Carr’s memoir Run for Your Life. The article was syndicated across Fairfax media.

16 August

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Danielle Celermajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the importance of truth in democratic politics.
  • SBS Online quoted Professor Dirk Moses from the Department of History about the meaning of the term 'final solution', used during a maiden speech by Senator Fraser Anning.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about whether Brexit will actually take place on its scheduled date of 29 March 2019.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Omid Tofighian, Honorary Associate in the Department of Philosophy, about his time translating the book No Friend but the Mountains, written by Behrouz Boochani while he was detained in the Manus Island immigration detention centre.

15 August

  • SBS Online quoted Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about a former aide of US President Donald Trump releasing a tape of her dismissal.
  • SBS Online quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History on China’s ‘re-education campaign’, which targets the Uighur culture and identity.
  • An opinion article in the Australian Financial Review mentioned comments from Associate Professor James Reilly in the Department of Government and International Relations and Dr John Lee from the United States Studies Centre about Australia’s relationship with China.
  • A column in the Sydney Morning Herald mentioned research by Dr Christian Gillitzer in the School of Economics and ANU that looked at the impact of ‘nudge’ letters designed to remind people they had unpaid tax debts. The column was syndicated across Fairfax Media.

14 August

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Charlotte Epstein from the Department of Government and International Relations about trade politics, especially those between the US and Europe.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History on China’s ‘re-education campaign’, which targets the Uighur culture and identity.
  • Strait Times (Singapore) quoted Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United States Studies Centre about a three-way investment scheme between Australian, the United States and Japan.
  • The Conversation published an article by Professor Jim Tognolini from the School of Education and Social Work about the delay in releasing NAPLAN results.

13 August

  • Sunday Telegraph quoted Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about students with very low ATARs being admitted into teaching degrees across various NSW universities.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Luara Ferracioli from the Department of Philosophy as part of a panel discussion on the ethics of surrogacy.
  • Weekend Australian published an article by Dr John Lee from the United States Studies Centre about the resilience of autocratic governments across Asia.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Iain McCalman from the Department of History and Sydney Environment Institute about Great Barrier Reef campaigner John Büsst.
  • SBS Urdu interviewed Hussain Nadim, PhD candidate the Department of Government and International Relations, about free speech in Pakistan.

10 August

  • Broadsheet and Broadway Globe (US) reported on the Sydney Underground Film Festival program, mentioning the Inhuman Screens Conference will be hosted by the University’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

9 August

  • Scenestr reported the Inhuman Screens conference at the Sydney Underground Film Festival will be hosted by the University’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
  • Radio NZ quoted Dr Sarah Graham from the United States Studies Centre about the announcement from the US for nearly $US300 million in security funding for the Indo-Pacific region.
  • 2SER Sydney interviewed Dr Tim Anderson from the Department of Political Economy about a violent protest and political crisis in Nicaragua.
  • TVN 25 (Poland) reported Professor Wojciech Sadurki from Sydney Law School is one of 20 legal academics from around the world who have signed a letter in support of Małgorzata Gersdorf, the first President of the Supreme Court of Poland.

8 August

  • ABC Radio Mid North Coast interviewed Dr Jonathon Hutchinson from the Department of Media and Communications about Four Corner’s report into Facebook and how it moderates content.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Jean (Jonathan) Bogais, Adjunct Associate Professor from the School of Social and Political Sciences, about Cambodia’s recent elections and the country’s relationship with Australia.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Bruce Isaacs from the Department of Art History analysing Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey.

7 August

  • ABC 7.30 interviewed Master of Museum and Heritage Studies student Bethany Robinson about her discovery of never-before-seen medical records detailing the first use of penicillin in Australia, while undertaking an internship at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead. The report also interviewed Adjunct Associate Professor Dr Glen Farrow and Associate Professor Alyson Kakakios from the Children's Hospital, Westmead.
  • Canberra Times published an article by Dr Stephen Kirchner and Jared Mondschein from the United States Studies Centre about their report into regulating direct foreign investment in Australia for national security. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online. Yahoo! Finance (US) and ATT (US) also republished a Bloomberg interview with Dr Kirchner on the trade discussions between the US and China.
  • The Australian reported on a debate into the teaching of phonetics, organised by the Australian College of Educators with the Centre for Independent Studies, which featured Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work.
  • An Agence-France Presse article syndicated across South China Morning Post, Yahoo!7, Breitbart (US) and The National (United Arab Emirates) reported on director Haifaa al-Mansour, mentioning she completed a Master’s degree in film at the University of Sydney.

6 August

  • The Guardian quoted Dr Jessica Kean from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about what clothes say about Australian men.
  • The Australian published an article by Stephen Loosley, Visiting Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, about US President Donald Trump’s fan base.
  • ABC Radio Gippsland interviewed Sophie Alexandra Frazer, PhD Candidate in the Department of English, about Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights.
  • Sunday Telegraph reported on the upcoming movie Ladies in Black, mentioning the film’s director Bruce Beresford and the author of the novel the movie is based on, Madeleine St John, met at the University of Sydney. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.

1 August

  • The Australian reported on a report from the United States Studies Centre into regulating direct foreign investment in Australia for national security. The article quoted report co-author Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United States Studies Centre. Sydney Morning Herald, Bloomberg, South China Morning Post, Straits Times (Singapore) and ATT (US) also quoted Dr Kirchner about the US, Japan and Australia agreeing to invest in infrastructure projects in the Indo-Pacific with the Herald article syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Brendan O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about US politics.
  • ABC Radio Hobart interviewed Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about what rights workers have in relation to social media.
  • Kotaku reported on responses into a Senate enquiry into gaming loot boxes, publishing a submission from Dr Marcus Carter from the Department of Media and Communications.

31 July

  • Sky News interviewed Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United States Studies Centre about US President Donald Trump’s economic policy and the growing trade war between the US and other countries. Bloomberg Asia also quoted Dr Kirchner about the US, Japan and Australia agreeing to invest in infrastructure projects in the Indo-Pacific.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Helen Proctor from the School of Education and Social Work about how fees for subject electives differ between public schools across Sydney. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • ABC Online reported on data from a recent survey from the United States Studies Centre into how income impacts anxiety levels about certain issues such as climate change and losing a job.
  • The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Tim Dwyer from the Department of Media and Communications about the merger of Fairfax Media and Nine Entertainment and what it means for media concentration in Australia.
  • The Conversation published an article by Sophie Alexandra Frazer, PhD Candidate in the Department of English, about Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights.

30 July

  • 2GB Sydney, 3AW Melbourne, 6PR Perth, 4BC Brisbane, 5AA Adelaide and 2CC Canberra interviewed Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about the ‘Super Saturday’ by-elections held on the weekend. 4KQ Brisbane and 97.3fm Brisbane also interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the by-elections.
  • La Monde (France), France 1 TV News (France), CNBC Asia and ABC Radio Melbourne interviewed Dr Jean (Jonathan) Bogais, Adjunct Associate Professor from the School of Social and Political Sciences, about the upcoming Cambodian general election.
  • The Australian mentioned the United States Studies Centre has received a $12 million funding grant from the federal government.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Gorana Grgic and Ashley Townshend from the United States Studies Centre about recent events in US politics.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Associate Professor David Macarthur from the Department of Philosophy about American philosopher Stanley Cavell who passed away last month.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United States Studies Centre about US tariff policies.
  • BBC News and Radio NZ quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about Australia’s relationship with New Zealand.
  • The Economist quoted Associate Professor Tim Dwyer from the Department of Media and Communications about the merger of Fairfax Media and Nine Entertainment.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Luke Mansillo, PhD candidate in the Department of Government and International Relations, about increasing tensions in Ireland due to Brexit negotiations. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • The Guardian quoted Dr Jane Park from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about race relations for Asian-Americans and Asian-Australians.

20 August

  • Nine’s 60 Minutes interviewed Professor James Der Derian, Director of the Centre for International Security Studies, about the shifting terrorism landscape.
  • ABC AM interviewed Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre, about news organisations across the US publishing editorials in defence of press freedom.
  • Australian Financial Review reported on a weekend speech delivered by Emeritus Professor Geoff Gallop, Director of the Graduate School of Government, during which he called for constitutional change including the recognition of Indigenous Australians.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about the rules of language and their role in ‘post-truth’ public discourse. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • Weekend Australian published an article by Stephen Loosley, Visiting Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, reviewing The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels by John Meacham.
  • Ten Daily quoted Dr Omid Tofighian, Honorary Associate in the Department of Philosophy, about his time translating the book No Friend but the Mountains, written by Behrouz Boochani while he was detained in the Manus Island immigration detention centre.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Tara Colley from the United States Studies Centre about rapper Nicki Minaj’s new album Queen.

July 2018

27 July

  • ABC TV (News, Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart) interviewed Associate Professor Tim Dwyer from the Department of Media and Communications on the merger between Fairfax Media and Nine Entertainment.
  • Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, News.com.au, Kidspot and This is Money (UK) quoted Professor Helen Watt from the School of Education and Social Work on excessive praise of children who achieve lower grades, saying that is not in the best interests of the student. 2GB Sydney also covered the story and quoted Professor Watt.
  • Channel NewsAsia interviewed Dr Jean (Jonathan) Bogais, Adjunct Associate Professor from the School of Social and Political Sciences, about the upcoming Cambodian elections.
  • Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Professor Robyn Ewing from the Sydney School of Education and Social Work about her report for the NSW Teachers’ Federation on how phonics is best used when children are learning to read. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • The Star (Canada) and The San Diego Union-Tribune (US) quoted Dr Chris Pepin-Neff from the Department of Government and International Relations about how Discovery Channel’s Shark Week can lead to fear and misunderstanding about sharks.

26 July

  • ABC News TV interviewed Hussain Nadim, PhD candidate the Department of Government and International Relations, about the Pakistan elections.
  • ABC Radio Country Hour (TAS, VIC, QLD, NT, WA) and ABC Online interviewed Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United States Studies Centre about the US announcing a $12 billion program to help famers deal with increased tariffs and how this will impact Australian farmers. Republika (Indonesia) also quoted Dr Kirchner about the program.
  • An opinion article on ABC Online mentioned details about Australia’s relationship with the US during the Whitlam and Nixon era, featured in the book Unholy Fury: Whitlam and Nixon's Alliance Crisis by Professor James Curran from the Department of History.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Emeritus Professor Elizabeth Webby from the Department of English about the 2018 Kibble and Dobbie Literary Awards for female authors, of which she is a judge. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • Toutiao (China) reported on a study from a team including the University of Sydney that found participants over the age of 50 who ate one or more servings of oranges per day had more than 60 percent reduced rate of developing macular degeneration.

25 July

  • BBC Radio 5 interviewed Dr Jean (Jonathan) Bogais, Adjunct Associate Professor from the School of Social and Political Sciences, about the upcoming Cambodian elections.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Susan-McGrath Champ from the Business School and Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about a report they authored finding 97 percent of teachers reported an increase in administration duties since the Local Schools, Local Decision state policy was introduced.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre about US President Donald Trump‘s tweet directed at Iran.
  • Washington Post (US), New York Daily (US) and Baltimore Sun (US) quoted Dr Chris Pepin-Neff from the Department of Government and International Relations about how Discovery Channel’s Shark Week can lead to fear and misunderstanding about sharks.
  • The National Interest (US) published an opinion article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the Trump administration's tariffs and trade rules.
  • ABC Southeast NSW interviewed Dr Victoria Rawlings from the School of Education and Social Work about gender expectations in school, including uniforms.
  • The Conversation published an article by Professor Pippa Norris from the Department of Government and International Relations about how Putin’s interference in US elections undermines faith in American democracy. UPI (US) republished the article.

24 July

  • ABC’s The Signal interviewed Associate Professor Brendan O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about US President Donald Trump’s remarks after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • The Guardian mentioned research by Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre and Luke Mansillo, PhD candidate in the Department of Government and International Relations, into the accuracy of political polls.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the ‘Super Saturday’ by-elections being held this weekend.

23 July

  • ABC (News TV, NewsRadio) interviewed Professor John Keane from the Department of Government and International Relations about US politics and the rise of China. Weekend Australian quoted Professor James Curran from the Department of History about how changing political landscapes in the US and UK will impact Australia. AFR Weekend quoted Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre, about Australia’s relationship with the US. Australian Financial Review published an article by Ashley Townshend, Director of the Foreign Policy and Defence Program, and Research Fellow Brendan Thomas-Noone from the United States Studies Centre about how Australia must refocus its foreign policy.
  • Sunday Age mentioned a talk by Senator Penny Wong, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, delivered at the United States Studies Centre last week. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Helen Proctor from the School of Education and Social Work about the history of selective schools in NSW. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Benn Banasik, PhD Candidate in the Department of Studies in Religion, about the role of religion in video games.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Honorary Associate Professor Richard White from the Department of History on “ghost towns” in the Central West of NSW.
  • ABC Radio Brisbane interviewed Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations about the upcoming by-elections.
  • Business Insider quoted Dr Aim Sinpeng from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Thai soccer team cave rescue being a political win for the military, which took power in 2014.
  • Hope 103.2 interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about post-truth language.
  • Channel 7 Sydney interviewed Professor Michael Hogan from the Department of Government and International Relations about NSW Labor’s strategy to try and win the next state election.

19 July

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Gorana Grgic from the United States Studies about whether US President Donald Trump misspeaking about Russian interference would impact the upcoming US mid-terms. Sky Newsalso interviewed Dougal Robinson, research fellow at the United States Studies, about the mid-terms.
  • Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Honorary Associate Professor Tim Fitzpatrick from the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies about his research on Shakespeare’s second Globe Theatre that influenced the design of the ‘Pop-up Globe’, coming to Sydney in September. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Luara Ferracioli from the Department of Philosophy about whether prosperous nations have a moral obligation to accept migration.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Honorary Associate Professor Richard White from the Department of History about the National Biography Award administered by the State Library of New South Wales, of which he is a judge.
  • Scroll (India) republished an article by from The Conversation by Associate Professor Sarah Gleeson-White from the Department of English about the William Faulkner novel As I Lay Dying.
  • ABC Radio Newcastle interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about how the Australian accent helps Australians excel in the US.

18 July

  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Dougal Robinson, research fellow at the United States Studies Centre, about the low probability the Trump presidency will end soon and its impact on the US’s foreign policy.
  • ABC Radio (Brisbane, Gold Coast) interviewed Associate Professor Brendan O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about the meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • ABC Radio Alice Springs interviewed Dr Ase Ottosson from the Department of Anthropology about her research into Indigenous anthropology and music.
  • ABC Radio Illawarra interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about World Emoji Day. Ballarat Today also interviewed Professor Enfield about how the Australian accent helps Australians excel in the US.
  • Government News interviewed Dr Helena Robinson from the School of Literature, Art and Media about her research into the role of local government in funding small to medium museum facilities.

17 July

  • Campus Morning Mail reported on the winners of the University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor’s Awards.
  • ABC News TV interviewed Dr Yelena Zabortseva from the Department of Government and International Relations about the meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. ABC News TV also interviewed Dr Gorana Grgic from the United States Studies about the meeting and President Trump’s comments that he believes Russia did not interfere in the 2016 presidential election. ABC NewsRadio interviewed Dr Thomas Adams from the United States Studies Centre about the meeting.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Debra Hayes from the School of Education and Social Work about inequalities in selective public schools due to the additional funds the schools receive from voluntary fees and parental contributions. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Charlotte Epstein from the Department of Government and International Relations about France winning the World Cup in Russia and how politics influences football.
  • BroadwayWorld quoted Honorary Associate Professor Tim Fitzpatrick from the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies about his research on Shakespeare’s second Globe Theatre that influenced the design of the “Pop-up Globe”, coming to Sydney in September.
  • Euronews quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the latest Newspoll results showing Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s personal popularity is at 48 percent, his highest since the 2016 general election.
  • Eastmoney quoted Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about falling migration levels in Australia and its impact on the current government.
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