Faculty in the Media

November 2014

Faculty in the Media – 26 November 2014

  • 4BC Brisbane’s Weekend Mornings interviewed Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about the assassination of JFK.
  • Online Opinion published an article by Nicholas Goodwin of the Department of Media and Communications on the occasion of International Men’s Day.
  • Sky News Sydney interviewed Dr Thomas Adams from the Department of History about events in Ferguson, Missouri.

Faculty in the Media – 25 November 2014

  • The Australian reported on Japan’s plan to join the main biennial US-Australia military drill for the first time and interviewed Dr John Lee from the Department of Government and International Relations.
  • Radio Adelaide’s The Wire interviewed Dr Victoria Grieves from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about what governments can learn from Indigenous philosophies on wellbeing.
  • The Washington Post (US) reported on a book by Professor Iain Gardner from the School of Studies in Religion that has deciphered an ancient Egyptian manuscript.

Faculty in the Media – 24 November 2014

  • Dr Christopher Neff from the Department of Government and International Relations was interviewed on ABC North West WA about electronic shark cables being trialled in South Africa.
  • The Courier Mail quoted Dr John Lee from the Department of Government and International Relations in an article about the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement.
  • Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations was quoted in articles in the Saturday Age, Canberra Times, and Sydney Morning Herald about the proposed cuts to ABC and SBS.

Faculty in the Media – 21 November 2014

  • Sky News Business interviewed Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre on the China free trade agreement.
  • The Conversation published an opinion piece by Dr Jonathon Hutchinson from the Department of Media and Communications about ABC budget cuts.
  • The Conversation published an opinion by Dr Victoria Grieves from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about Indigenous Australians offering a broader concept of wellbeing.

Faculty in the Media – 20 November 2014

  • Radio National Canberra’s Breakfast interviewed John Lee from the Department of Government and International Relations about the China-Australia free trade agreement.
  • Radio National, Canberra’s Life Matters interviewed Dr Vannessa Hearman from the School of Languages and Cultures about a new diploma of language in Indonesian studies.
  • The Conversation published an opinion piece by Dr Gavan Butler from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the Thai army’s firm hold on levers of power.

Faculty in the Media – 19 November 2014

  • SBS Sydney interviewed PhD candidate Lyndel Spence from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about an historic move in the UK Church of England, which will now allow female bishops.
  • 612 ABC Brisbane interviewed Danielle Merrett from the School of Economics about a new study which says that women will most likely be hired if a man and a woman both applied at the same job.
  • The Straits Times (Singapore) quoted Dr Wei Li from the China Studies Centre about the free trade agreement.

Faculty in the Media – 18 November 2014

  • The Australian quoted Dr John Lee from the Department of Government and International Relations about Australia’s free trade agreement with China.
  • The Conversation published an opinion piece by Professor of Psychology and Music Dianna Kenny about controlled crying.
  • Philly (US) quoted Department of English PhD candidate Mark Sutton about his doctorate on Bob Dylan.

Faculty in the Media – 17 November 2014

  • Bloomberg (US) quoted Professor Graeme Gill from the Department of Government and International Relations on Russia’s relationship with western nations in the context of the G20 summit.
  • The China Daily (China) quoted Dr Mark Melatos from the School of Economics about the influence of the Crimean Crisis on the G20 summit.
  • Haiwainet (China), Wuhu News (China) and JF Daily] (China) quoted Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre on China’s position on the world stage and participation at the G20 summit. The China Daily also published an op-ed by Professor Brown.

Faculty in the Media – 14 November 2014

  • ABC 612 Brisbane Afternoons interviewed Melissa Grah-McIntosh from the United States Studies Centre about women in leadership.
  • ABC News 24 Sydney interviewed Adjunct Professor Nick Rowley from the Sydney Democracy Network about the climate change agreement between China and the US.
  • The Economist (UK) quoted Dr James Reilly from the Department of Government and International Relations in a story about Chinese foreign and economic policy.

Faculty in the Media – 13 November 2014

  • Time Magazine (Australia) quoted Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre about China’s leader Xi Jinping. Sky Business Sydney’s Trading Day also interviewed Professor Brown about China’s desire to expand its influence and Chinese banking regulation, while CNN (US) published an opinion piece about why China needs the US. Professor Brown is also quoted in The Straits Times (Singapore) in a story about an extradition agreement between Australia and China.
  • Yahoo! News (US) quoted Dr Mark Melatos from the School of Economics in a story about the G20’s agenda.
  • ABC 702 Sydney’s Drive interviewed Associate Professor James Curran from the Department of History about ANZAC Day and how the event has changed over the years.

Faculty in the Media – 12 November 2014

  • SKY News Australia interviewed Dr Bob Howard from the Department of Government and International Relations on the world’s balance of power since World War I.
  • CNBC (China), ABC News 24 Evenings, 5AA Radio Adelaide and ABC NewsRadio interviewed Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre about China’s relationship with Japan and the Chinese economy in regards to a possible free trade agreement with Australia.
  • ABC North Queensland interviewed Dr Mark Melatos from the School of Economics about the FTA, while China.org (China) quoted Dr John Lee.

Faculty in the Media – 11 November 2014

  • Channel Ten’s The Project interviewed Professor Graeme Gill from the Department of Government and International Relations about tensions between Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • Arab News (Saudi Arabia) and The National (UAE) quoted Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre in a story about the relationship between China and Japan.

Faculty in the Media – 10 November 2014

  • ABC Statewide Drive interviewed Associate Professor Liam Semler from the Department of English about the Shakespeare Reloaded website.
  • ABC News 24 Sydney interviewed Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the day’s news headlines.
  • The Australian Financial Review quoted Dr John Lee from the Department of Government and International Relations about Australia’s economic relationship with China.

Faculty in the Media – 7 November 2014

  • ABC News 24 and Radio Adelaide interviewed Dr Adam Kamradt-Scott from the Department of Government and International Relations about Australia’s assistance to combat Ebola in Sierra Leone.
  • ABC Radio National’s Media Report interviewed Dr Fiona Martin from the Department of Media and Communications about managing online comments.
  • China Daily (US) quoted Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre about the infrastructure investment bank.

Faculty in the Media – 5 November

  • The Daily Telegraph quoted Professor John Keane from the Department of Government and International Relations about democracy.
  • The Australian published an opinion piece by Associate Professor James Curran from the United States Studies Centre and Department of History about Gough Whitman’s impact on the alliance between Australia and the United States.
  • Radio Adelaide’s The Wire interviewed Professor Simon Tormey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about immigration in the EU.

Faculty in the Media – 4 November

  • Sky Business News interviewed Dr Rodney Taveira from the US Studies Centre on the US TV landscape.
  • Veja (Brazil) reported on research by Professor Dianna Kenny from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences into why musicians die young.

Faculty in the Media – 3 November

  • ABC Alice Springs and 105.7 ABC Darwin interviewed Professor Dianna Kenny from the Faculty of Education and Social Work about her new research into pop stars that die at a young age.
  • Radio National’s The List interviewed Dr Jane Park from the United States Studies Centre about gender and racial politics in HBO’s Girls.
  • Radio National Canberra’s RN Drive interviewed Professor Will Christie from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and about the work of Dylan Thomas.