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2018

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 Review, Daily Advertiser, Border 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.
  • A 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.
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 Times of India quoted Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen about how US-Australian relations might change under Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
  • 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.

24 August 

  • Sydney Morning Herald, Canberra Times and ABC Adelaide interviewed Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership, mentioning that he is author of Disposable Leaders. ABC Radio National PM also mentioned Professor Tiffen and his books on media influence in Australian politics, in relation to the Liberal Party leadership. CNBC (Asia) also interviewed Professor Tiffen about the ongoing leadership issues in the Liberal party.
  • Northern Daily Leader (Tamworth), Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga) and Illawarra Mercury interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about ongoing leadership issues, suggesting that a federal election could be called as soon as October or November if Malcolm Turnbull resigns. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media regional outlets. Nine News and Daily Mail also interviewed Dr Jackson about the issue.
  • 2SER FM (Sydney) interviewed Dr Peter Chen from Government and International Relations about the three candidates running for leadership of the Liberal Party.

23 August 

  • ABC Radio (South East SA, Riverland SA) interviewed Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about Tuesday’s leadership spill between Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and MP Peter Dutton. A Reuters article syndicated across Reuters, Business Times, Japan Times and Times of India also discussed the ongoing leadership issues. Nine’s Today and podcast The Tally Room interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the ongoing leadership issues.
  • Yahoo! Finance (US) republished a Bloomberg television interview with Professor Simon Jackman, CEO United States Studies Centre, about President Trump’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, implicating him in a crime at almost the same moment his former campaign chairman became a convicted felon.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Sarah Graham from the United States Studies Centre about how US states have taken climate change action despite a lack of federal policy and how Australian states could follow suit.

22 August 

  • BBC Breakfast, ABC AM, 2SM Sydney and 2SER Sydney interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull narrowly beating Peter Dutton in a leadership vote. Australian Financial Review published an article by Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the factors that led to yesterday’s leadership challenge.
  • 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane interviewed Associate Professor Nicolas de Roos from the School of Economics about a report from the ACCC finding Australia’s petrol prices are at a four-year high.
  • ABC Online published an opinion article co-authored by Professor Dirk Moses from the Department of History about the history and political leanings of the Nazi party.
  • Sina (China) quoted Professor John Keane from the Department of Government and International Relations about post-truth politics.
  • Eastday (China) quoted Associate Professor Stephen Whelan from the School of Economics about a report he co-authored for the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute that calls for a rethink of the laws that exclude family homes from the wealth asset test for the pension.

21 August 

  • ABC News TV interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about a leadership spill in the Liberal party between Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Peter Dutton.
  • The Financial Times (UK) interviewed Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Turnbull government’s shelving of its National Energy Guarantee bill and the leadership spill. Financial Times (US), Financial Times (Europe), Financial Times (Asia) and The Irish Times (Ireland) reprinted the article.
  • Inner West Courier quoted Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work about the benefits of teaching creative arts subjects in primary and high school.
Week ending 18 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

July 2018

  • 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.
  • The Daily Telegraph, Daily MailNews.com.auKidspot 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.
  • The 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.
  • 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.
  • The Washington Post (US), New York Daily (US) and the 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.
  • 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.
  • The 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.
  • 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.
  • ABC (News TV, NewsRadio) interviewed Professor John Keane from the Department of Government and International Relations about US politics and the rise of China. The 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. The 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.
  • The 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.
  • The 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.
  • 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.
  • The 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.
  • The 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.
  • 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.
  • The 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.
  • Border Mail reported the NSW Teachers Federation wants further details before supporting a working group into ways to ease the administrative burden for teachers, announced following a study by University of Sydney researchers into teachers administrative workloads.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Dr Romain Gauriot from the School of Economics about research that investigated skill versus luck in soccer games.
  • Campus Morning Mail reported Professor Colm Harmon, Head of the School of Economics, has been appointed Vice-Provost (Academic Performance). Campus Morning Mail also reported Professor Deborah Cobb-Clark from the School of Economics has been named distinguished fellow of the Economic Society of Australia.
  • Channel 7 Sydney and Prime 7 Canberra interviewed Honorary Associate Professor Tim Fitzpatrick from the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies about his research on Shakespeare’s second Globe Theatre, which has impacted the design and dimensions of the “Pop-up Globe”, coming to Sydney in September. Broadsheet also mentioned the Globe was based on designs by Associate Professor Fitzpatrick and Russell Emerson from the University of Sydney.
  • ABC News TV and 3AW Melbourne interviewed Emeritus Professor Graeme Gill from the Department of Government and International Relations about the upcoming meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • ABC Radio National and Sky News interviewed Professor James Curran from the Department of History about US President Donald Trump criticising UK Prime Minister Theresa May.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Evelyn Araluen Corr, PhD Candidate in the Department of English, about NAIDOC Week and its theme Because of Her, We Can.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about whether the current investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election can be compared to the investigation and subsequent resignation of former US President Richard Nixon.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Danielle Celermajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences and Associate Professor Luke Russell from the Department of Philosophy about the concept of evil.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Catherine Schuetze, PhD Candidate in the School of Languages and Cultures, about the ethics of eating animals.
  • News.com.au quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about how the Australian accent helps Australians excel in the US. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • Straits Times and Reuters 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.
  • Reuters 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.
  • The Weekend Australian published an article by Stephen Loosley, Visiting Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, reviewing the book The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations by John McCain and Mark Salter.
  • A review of the upcoming film Mary Shelley, syndicated across Fairfax Media, mentioned the movie’s director Haifaa al-Mansour completed a master’s degree in film at the University of Sydney.
  • The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Sarah Gleeson-White from the Department of English about the William Faulkner novel As I Lay Dying.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald reported the NSW State Government today announced the establishment of a working group to examine ways to ease the administrative burden for teachers following a study by University of Sydney researchers, commissioned by the NSW Teachers Federation, which found 97 percent of teachers reported an increase in administration duties since the Local Schools, Local Decision state policy. The study was authored by Associate Professor Susan-McGrath Champ from the Business School and Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work.
  • Koori Radio interviewed six Year 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students attending the University’s Bunga Barrabugu Winter Program to support preparation for final exams and transition to university, run by Widening Participation and Outreach.
  • The Australian Financial Review published an opinion piece by Ashley Townshend, Director of the Foreign Policy and Defence Program at the United States Studies Centre, which looks at the US President’s policies on trade and security in the Pacific rim and how they are impacting the region.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre on the US President’s visit to Europe and assesses his tenure and its effectiveness to date.
  • ABC News interviewed Honorary Associate Professor Richard White from the Department of History on “ghost towns” in the Central West of NSW.
  • BBC 5 interviewed Honorary Associate Professor Nicholas Rowley from the Department of Government and International Relations about the resignations of British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson and Brexit Secretary David Davis.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald published a column about different popular theories in management practice, which mentioned a University of Sydney study found the major of NSW teachers are overwhelmed by administrative demands. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media. The Educator and Business Daily republished an article from The Conversation by the authors of the report, Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work and Associate Professor Susan McGrath-Champ from the Business School.
  • ABC Radio Sydney and triple j interviewed Honorary Associate Professor Nicholas Rowley from the Department of Government and International Relations about the resignations of British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson and Brexit Secretary David Davis.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court.
  • ABC Online published an opinion article by Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United States Studies Centre about the US imposing a number of tariffs on Chinese goods.
  • Daily Mail Australia and Nova 1069 (online) quoted Dr Chris Chesher from the Department of Media and Communications about a new selfie trend.
  • New Idea quoted Dr Marcus Carter from the Department of Media and Communications about the video game Fortnite.
  • ABC Radio Sydney and Sydney Morning Herald mentioned Haifaa al-Mansour, a Saudi Arabian film director of Wadjda and the forthcoming Mary Shelley, completed a Master’s degree in film at the University of Sydney. The Herald article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • ABC Radio Sunshine Coast mentioned the University of Sydney teaches Indigenous languages.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Tara Colley from the United States Studies Centre about whether white Australian fans should rap along to the n-word at upcoming Kendrick Lamar concerts.
  • Campus Morning Mail, Daily Advertiser, Illawarra Mercury, Barrier Daily Truth, MSN, 2SM Sydney, Classic Rock Radio and Power FM Illawarra reported on a study by University of Sydney researchers, commissioned by the NSW Teachers Federation, finding 97 percent of teachers reported an increase in administration duties since the Local Schools, Local Decision state policy was introduced. The Conversation also published an article by the authors of the report, Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work and Associate Professor Susan McGrath-Champ from the Business School, about the report, which was republished in the Daily Bulletin.
  • 2MCE Orange reported on the University’s Bunga Barrabugu Winter Program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Year 12 students, designed to optimise their performance in their final HSC exams and support access and transition to university.
  • ABC News TV interviewed Honorary Associate Professor Nicholas Rowley from the Department of Government and International Relations about the resignations of British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson and Brexit Secretary David Davis.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Honorary Associate Professor Richard White from the Department of History about the National Biography Award from the State Library of New South Wales, of which he is a judge. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald reported a study by University of Sydney researchers, commissioned by the NSW Teachers Federation, found 97 percent of teachers reported an increase in administration duties since the Local Schools, Local Decision state policy. Lead author Associate Professor Susan McGrath-Champ from the Business School was quoted about the study, which was co-authored with Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media. An AAP article, syndicated broadly online including across News Corp Australia and Daily Mail Australia, also reported on the study.
  • Campus Morning Mail reported Dr Miranda Johnson and Dr Peter Hobbins in the Department of History received awards from the Australia Historical Association. The article also mentioned Professor Umberto Ansaldo from the University of Hong Kong will soon join the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
  • The New York Times published an article by Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre about how the US could adopt aspects of Australia’s refugee detention policies.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor James Curran from the Department of History about US President Donald Trump’s foreign policy.
  • ABC Radio Melbourne interviewed Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United States Studies Centre about the US imposing a number of tariffs of Chinese goods. Sky News also interviewed Jared Mondschein from the United States Studies Centre about the tariffs.
  • ABC podcast Russia, If You’re Listening interviewed Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about the Watergate scandal.
  • ABC Online published an article by Dr Thomas Adams from the United States Studies Centre about the significance of Mexico’s recent election.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Peter Hobbins from the Department of History about whether older generations were healthier than people of today.
  • 新浪新闻 reported Professor John Keane from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences was a visiting scholar at Peking University.
  • Die Welt (Germany) reported on research by Dr Franziska Tausch from the School of Economics that looked into the role of media reporting in people making economically risky decisions.
  • ABC Radio National and Newcastle Herald mentioned Haifaa al-Mansour, a Saudi Arabian film director of Wadjda and the forthcoming Mary Shelley completed a Master’s degree in film at the University of Sydney.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy about how parents determine whether to utilise child care, in light of the federal government’s new child care package. The Conversation also published an article by Dr Marianne Fenech from the Sydney School of Education and Social Work about the new package.
  • The Australian Financial Review published an article by Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United States Studies Centre about the US and China’s current economic policies.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Justine Humphry from the Department of Media and Communications about how access to mobile phones can help those dealing with homelessness.
  • Yahoo! Sports published an opinion article co-written by Dr Charles Edel from the US Studies Centre about dangers to America’s democracy.
  • The Conversation published an article by Anastasiya Silkatcheva from the Nicholson Museum and the School of Literature, Art, and Media about the National Museum of Australia’s exhibition, So That You Might Know Each Other: Islamic Faith and Culture.
  • The Daily Telegraph quoted Dr Jennifer Wilkinson from the School of Social and Political Sciences about a new survey that found Australians have fewer friends and less contact with their neighbours than a decade ago. The article was syndicated across News Corp publications.
  • Star Tribune quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about his research finding expressions of thanks are rare in informal conversations across different languages.
  • The Irish Times (Ireland) profiled director Haifaa al-Mansour about the upcoming release of Mary Shelley, mentioning she completed a master’s degree in film studies at the University.
  • The Australian Financial Review quoted Professor James Morley from the School of Economics in an article on the predicted property price fall.
  • The Daily Telegraph and The Daily Mail interviewed Professor Ruth Barcan from Department of Gender and Culture Studies on the recent plastic bag ban.
  • Radio National Canberra interviewed Professor Jakelin Troy, Director Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, on native title in part three of a series tracing the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

June 2018

  • Professor James Curran from the Department of History was interviewed on ABC Radio Sydney about the historical relationship between the US and Australia. He also wrote an opinion article about the impact of US President Donald Trump’s impact on foreign policy, which was published in the Australian Financial Review.
  • ABC Radio National interview Dr Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about religion in Japan.
  • Stephen Castles from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences was quoted on Australia’s policy towards refugees compared to other countries, in an AFP story that was published on various online outlets including Exame (Brazil), Yahoo! (Brazil), Istoé(Brazil), Estado de Minas (Brazil), UOL (Brazil), Jornal do Brasil (Brazil) and Emol (Chile).
  • The Economist quoted director of the China Studies Centre Professor Luigi Tomba in an article on Chinese officials increasing use of neighbourhood watch schemes for community control.
  • ABC Radio National announced the winners of the Top 5 Media Residency program for humanities researchers, which is sponsored by the University of Sydney. Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Duncan Ivison was interviewed.
  • The Australian Financial Review quoted Professor James Morley from the School of Economics on the scope within the economy for a neutral cash rate.
  • Crikey.com.au quoted Dr Elizabeth Ingleson from the United States Studies Centre about the impact of the US President appointing 42 judges at various levels since assuming office.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald reported on a major study by the Sydney Policy Lab, commissioned by the Department of Education, about the future of the education system and the skills needed to thrive in future workplaces. Lead author Professor John Buchanan from the University of Sydney Business School and the NSW Department of Education Secretary Mark Scott AO were quoted in the article and interviewed on ABC Radio Sydney. Professor Buchanan spoke to ABC Radio Melbourne about the casualisation of the workforce.
  • Associate Professor Bronwyn Winter from the School of Languages and Cultures told Channel 10 News (Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney) the recent lifting of a ban for women in Saudi Arabia is focused more at boosting economic activity than advancing gender equality.
  • LOTL reported an international academic conference commemorating 40 years of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is being held at the University of Sydney this week.
  • Daily Mail (UK), ATT (US) and Times of India published a Reuters article that quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the polling impact of the Turnbull Government’s corporate tax cuts.
  • Canterbury-Bankstown Express interviewed Associate Professor Stefanie Schurer from the School of Economics and Charles Perkins Centre on research highlights the skills university students develop, while studying, which make them work-ready.
  • Nikkei Asian Review (Japan) quoted Dr Jean Jonathan Bogais from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the possibility of sanctions being put in place by the EU and US in the lead up to Cambodia’s upcoming national election.
  • The Sun Herald and Sunday Age quoted Dr Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy on the pressure on women to return to work soon after having a baby and the shift in traditional maternity leave policies. The article was syndicated across Fairfax print and online.
  • ABC Radio National Canberra interviewed Honorary Associate Mark Pesce from Department of Media and Communications on cybersecurity and the finance industry’s vulnerability to attacks by hackers.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald published two book reviews by Penny Russell, Bicentennial Professor of History. They were syndicated across Fairfax print and online.
  • The Daily Beast (US) mentioned comments by Dr Marcus Carter from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the media reporting on the video game Fortnite.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History on China’s ‘re-education campaign’, which targets the Uighur culture and identity.
  • Campus Morning Mail reported Professor Lisa Adkins has been appointed the new Head of the School of Social and Political Sciences.
  • The Age published a review of The Sydney Wars: Conflict in the Early Colony, 1788-1817 by Stephen Gapps, which was authored by Professor Penny Russell from the Department of History. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • ABC TV Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Justin Hastings from the Department of Government and International Relations about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping meeting in Beijing.
  • Financial Times (UK) quoted Professor James Curran from the Department of History about the importance of Australia’s alliance with the US.
  • South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) quoted Dr Jean Jonathan Bogais from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Cambodia’s upcoming election.
  • Honorary Associate in the Department of Philosophy, Tim Dean, wrote an article published in the Sydney Morning Herald about his work as a volunteer teaching ethics to primary school students and the state government’s change to school enrolment forms in 2015.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about extra-terrestrial intelligence and the transmission of language.
  • Associate Professor Ian Young from the School of Languages and Cultures was interviewed on ABC Radio National about the history of the modern Bible.
  • CNBC (US) interviewed Dr Charles Edel from the United States Studies Centre about the strategic alliances the US has in our region.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Mark Ledbury from the Department of Art History about how synaesthesia can impact artists and their art.
  • triple j interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre about the US’s current border protection policies, including the separation of children from their parents.
  • UpFront KPFA (US), WDIY (US) and KDSC (US) interviewed Professor Sujatha Fernandes from the School of Social and Political Sciences about her new book Curated Stories: The Uses and Misuses of Storytelling.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about how we would communicate with alien species.
  • The Guardian quoted Dr Marcus Carter from the Department of Media and Communications about the video game Fortnite. The article was syndicated on Yahoo Finance.
  • South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) quoted Dr Jean Jonathan Bogais from the School of Social and Political Sciences about Cambodia’s upcoming election.
  • An opinion article published on Mumbrella mentioned research from the Department of Media and Communications that found almost three in four Tinder users were just as inclined to seek a monogamous relationship as singles who hadn’t taken their search online.
  • The Conversation published an article by Katrina Spadaro, PhD Candidate in the Department of English, about the need to rethink satire.
  • 4BC Brisbane and 6PR Perth interviewed Associate Professor Justin Hastings from the Department of Government and International Relations about an upcoming Sydney Ideas event on the diplomatic future of the Korean peninsula.
  • ABC Radio Hobart interviewed Dr Steve Georgakis from the School of Education and Social Work on why soccer is falling in popularity in Australia, compared to rugby and AFL football. Dr Georgakis also published an article on The Conversation about the topic.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Vrasidas Karalis, Chair of the Modern Greek Department, about ongoing protests between Greece and Macedonia, after an agreement between the two nations will see the latter now known as Northern Macedonia.
  • Sputnik News (Russia) interviewed Paul Duffill, Honorary Associate in the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, about Israel’s plans to ban the filming of its soldiers.
  • The Times Higher Education (UK) quoted Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about the importance of maths in studying science.
  • Radio National Canberra interviewed Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United States Studies Centre on the G7, which he suggests is weakened following the recent diplomatic and trade crisis between the US and Canada.
  • ABC Radio Brisbane interviewed Dr James Fraser, Senior Curator at the Nicholson Museum, on his discovery of looted treasure inside a coffin that has been part of the Nicholson collection since 1850.
  • Radio National Canberra interviewed Associate Professor Justin Hastings, Department of Government and International Relations, on the summit between the US and North Korean leaders and the potential for foreign investors in North Korea.
  • ABC Radio Brisbane interviewed Dr Jamie Fraser, senior curator at the Nicholson Museum, about talks on Ancient Egypt he is presenting at the Queensland Museum.
  • SBS Online quoted Dr Anna Boucher from the Department of Government and International Relations about recent changes to the 457 visa category.
  • Daily Mail Australia quoted Lisa Heinze, PhD candidate in the Department of Government and International Relations, about the environmental impact of vegan clothing.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Gaynor Macdonald from the Department of Anthropology about the underlying issues of sovereignty that are not addressed by indigenous treaties.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Associate Professor Justin Hastings from the Department of Government and International Relations about the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un being a positive for Trump regardless of the long term outcome. News.com.au and Liputan(Indonesia) also quoted Associate Professor James Reilly from the Department of Government and International Relations about how China would have viewed the meeting. The news.com.au article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr James Elmslie, Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Social and Political Sciences, about Indonesia’s election to the UN Security Council and the impact on West Papua.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Marcus Carter from the Department of Media and Communications about the concept of loot boxes in video games, where players buy in-game items using real money. ABC Radio NSW Statewide Drive also interviewed Dr Carter about the video game Fortnite.
  • Canberra Times published an article by 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. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • Broadsheet reported the architectural plans for the Pop-up Globe theatre, coming to Sydney in September, are based on research from Associate Professor Tim Fitzpatrick and Mr Russell Emerson from the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies.
  • Herald Sun quoted Professor Danielle Celermajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences about national apologies after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced he would deliver an apology to victims of institutional child abuse.
  • ABC Online published an article by Anthony Wicht, Alliance 21 Fellow (Space) at the United States Studies Centre, on why it’s important for Australia to embrace a space industry.
  • ABC Online published an article by Dr John Dickson from the School of Languages and Cultures about the impact of Christian humility.
  • ABC Radio Melbourne interviewed Ashley Townshend, Director of Foreign Policy and Defence at the United States Studies Centre, about the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un. The Australian published an article by Research Fellow Brendan Thomas-Noone from the United States Studies Centre about the US potentially removing troops from the Korean peninsula following the meeting. The Star (Canada) and CNBC (US) quoted Associate Professor Justin Hastings from the Department of Government and International Relations about North Korea opening up its economy should a peace deal be successful. Yahoo also quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from Department of Government and International Relations about the meeting.
  • Ten’s Studio 10, ABC Radio (Sydney, Illawarra), 2GB Sydney, 4BC Brisbane and Arts Review mentioned the architectural plans for the Pop-up Globe theatre, coming to Sydney in September, are based on research from Associate Professor Tim Fitzpatrick and Mr Russell Emerson from the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Prudence Black from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about the historical changes to the role of airline cabin crew.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Constance Lord from University of Sydney Museums about Ancient Egyptian artefacts and the Nicholson Museum.
  • An opinion column on universal basic income in the Sydney Morning Herald quoted Troy Henderson, PhD Candidate in the Department of Political Economy. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • News.com.au quoted Associate Professor Justin Hastings from the Department of Government and International Relations about the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online. Sky News also interviewed Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre, about the meeting.
  • SBS Radio (Mandarin)interviewed Dr Yeow-Tong Chia from the School of Education and Social Work about why Singapore was chosen as the location for the Trump-Kim summit.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, about a past kangaroo hunt at the University of Sydney.
  • Channel 7’s Sunrise interviewed Dr Gorana Grgic from the United States Studies Centre about US President Donald Trump testifying in the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
  • ABC (Online, Radio Melbourne) interviewed Dr Constance Lord from University of Sydney Museums about Australia Museum hosting the largest King Tutankhamun exhibition to ever leave Egypt.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the upcoming by-elections and their impact on Bill Shorten’s leadership. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • Broadway World (USA) interviewed Associate Professor Tim Fitzpatrick and Mr Russell Emerson from the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies on Pop-up Globe and the Festival of Shakespeare.
  • The Australian Financial Review published an article by Professor James Curran from the Department of History about the differing ideologies of the US and China.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Marcus Carter from the Department of Media and Communications about the video game Fortnite.
  • Weekend Australian published an article by Stephen Loosley, Visiting Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, reviewing the book Grant, a biography of Ulysses S. Grant by Ron Chernow.
  • City Hub quoted Dr Susan Heward-Belle from the School of Education and Social Work about proposed NSW tenancy law reforms allowing domestic violence victims to end their tenancies immediately.
  • Estadão (Brazil) and Mother Nature Network (USA) quoted Professor Nick Enfield, Department of Linguistics about his research finding expressions of thanks are rare in informal conversations across different languages.
  • Mashable (USA) quoted Dr Aim Simpeng from Department of Government and International Relations on the government of Papua New Guinea’s proposed one-month ban of Facebook.
  • Sputnik (Germany) interviewed Dr Tim Anderson from the School of Social and Political Sciences on the Syrian group White Helmets.
  • The Atlantic (USA) referenced a book by Dr Chin Jou in the Department of History, Supersizing Urban America in a piece on the relationship between race, poverty and health outcomes.
  • CAAMA Radio interviewed Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, about the importance of Aboriginal language.
  • The Australian reported on a new report from the United States Studies Centre that calls for Australian defence and intelligence agencies to help America defend its dominance in space in the face of challenges by China and Russia.
  • 2SER interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about Australia’s changing spiritual landscape.
  • Crikey reported on an event held at the United States Studies Centre featuring Walter Robinson, journalist with the Boston Globe’s Spotlight team.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Victoria Grieves from the School of Social and Political Sciences about traditional Aboriginal healers working alongside doctors to help close the gap.
  • The Washington Post (US) published an article by Dr John Lee, Non-Resident Senior Fellow of the United States Studies Centre, about China’s presence in the East and South China Seas and the defence policy of the U.S.
  • CAAMA Radio interviewed Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, about reclaiming Australian languages.
  • NITV Radio interviewed Dr Sheelagh Daniels-Mayes from the School of Education and Social Work about education and reconciliation, during National Reconciliation Week.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre about US President Donald Trump recently pardoning a number of people. ABC Radio Central Victoria also interviewed Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about the pardons.
  • Herald Sun and Bloomberg (USA) quoted Professor Stephen Kirchner from the United States Studies Centre about the Reserve Bank of Australia focussing too much on inflation to raise Australia’s interest rate for the first time since 2010.
  • ABC Radio Adelaide interviewed Dr Bruce Isaacs from the Department of Art History about music used in various movies including Psycho and Lord of the Rings.
  • ABC TV (Sydney, Darwin) interviewed Dr Sheelagh Daniels-Mayes from the School of Education and Social Work about a new online resource, which aims to help Australians have a better understanding of Aboriginal history and culture.
  • SBS World News interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about people adapting to meet their own spiritual needs outside of traditional organised religions.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Prudence Black from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about uniforms and personal identity.
  • Courier Mail quoted Associate Professor Stefanie Schurer from the School of Economics and Charles Perkins Centre about her research that found universities succeed in imparting to students key social skills that are valued by society. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • Detik (Indonesia) and Tribunnews (Indonesia) reported on Egyptian artefacts donated to the University’s Nicholson Museum by an alumna, quoting Candace Richards, Assistant Curator at the Museum.
  • Bloomberg (US) quoted Dr Stephen Kirchner from the US Studies Centre about the need for the RBA to have a greater focus on managing inflation.
  • ETtoday (Taiwan) quoted Dr Aim Sinpeng from the Department of Government and International Relations in a story about Papua New Guinea banning Facebook.
  • The Saturday Paper quoted Honorary Professor Yanis Varoufakis from the Department of Political Economy about the potential for Italy to stop using the Euro.
  • Hope 103.2 interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre about race relations history in the US.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Bruce Isaacs from the Department of Art History about the music used in the movies Psycho and Lord of the Rings.
  • BBC World News TV interviewed Dr Aim Sinpeng from the Department of Government and International Relations about Papua New Guinea banning Facebook. Tech Times (US) also quoted Dr Sinpeng about ways to prevent fake news on social media.
  • ABC Radio Melbourne interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about his research finding expressions of thanks are rare in informal conversations across different languages.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Helen Proctor from the School of Education and Social Work about a growing trend of people choosing public school over private. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • The Conversation published an article by Justin Wastnage from the United States Studies Centre about the lessons from airport development in the US that can be applied to the development of Badgerys Creek Airport.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Estelle Lazer, Honorary Associate in the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry, about recent excavations in Pompeii after a moratorium was lifted.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United States Studies Centre about US President Donald Trump imposing a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work about nurturing creativity in young children.
  • NITV Radio interviewed Dr Sheelagh Daniels-Mayes from the School of Education and Social Work about education during Reconciliation Week.
  • ABC Online reported on Egyptian artefacts donated to the University’s Nicholson Museum by an alumna, quoting Candace Richards, Assistant Curator at the Museum. The article was republished on The New Daily.
  • UOL Not'cias (Brazil), Público (Puerto Rico) and Epoca Negocios (Brazil) quoted Dr Aim Sinpeng from the Department of Government and International Relations about ways to prevent fake news on social media.
  • The Weekly Review quoted Dr Jessica Kean from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about non-monogamous relationships.
  • The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Julia Kindt from the Department of Classics and Ancient History and Dr Tanya Latty from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences about Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species.
  • The Guardian (UK) interviewed Dr Aim Sinpeng from the Department of Government and International Relations about Papua New Guinea banning Facebook. The interview was mentioned across a number of outlets including International Business TimesEngaget (US), and Newser (US).
  • ABC Radio South East SA interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about his research finding expressions of thanks are rare in informal conversations across different languages. ATT (US) also reported on the research.
  • An editorial in the Newcastle Herald on the use of shark nets mentioned research into their historical use by Dr Chris Pepin-Neff from the Department of Government and International Relations.
  • News Corp’s Central quoted Dr Olivia Oliver Hopkins, former PhD student from the School of Literature, Art, and Media, about the Sydney Film Festival’s Freak Me Out program, which will also involve Dr Bruce Isaacs from the Department of Art History.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Kirstin Wilmot, PhD candidate in the School of Social & Political Sciences, about student writing groups.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work about nurturing creativity in young children.
  • Inner West Courier quoted Dr Olivia Oliver Hopkins, former PhD student from the School of Literature, Art, and Media, about the Sydney Film Festival’s Freak Me Out program, which will also involve Dr Bruce Isaacs from the Department of Art History.
  • ABC Online published an article by Elizabeth Ingleson from the United States Studies Centre and Department of History about the federal government’s proposed foreign interference laws.
  • Australian Financial Review reported on a new report form the United States Studies Centre on what the builders of Badgerys Creek Airport can learn from ten years of airport development in the US.
  • Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about a racial slur aired during a live TV broadcast on SBS. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online. An opinion column in Sunday Mail also mentioned Professor Enfield’s research that found expressions of thanks are rare in informal conversations across different languages.
  • Courier-Mail quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about adults living at home well into their twenties. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • Cosmos quoted Dr Patrick Faulkner and PhD Candidate Loukas Koungoulos from the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry about their research cataloguing the bite marks of native Australian animals.

May 2018

  • 3AW Melbourne, triple j, ABC Radio Darwin and Deutschlandfunk (Germany) interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about his new research finding expressions of thanks are rare in informal conversations across different languages. The New York Times (US), The Guardian, The Independent (UK), The Times (UK), iNews (UK), Starts at 60, Hit101.3 Sea FM, Phys.org, Nature Research Highlights, Yahoo News Hong Kong and Nemo Kennislink (Netherlands) also reported on the research, quoting Professor Enfield.
  • CAAMA Radio interviewed Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, about non-Indigenous Australians learning Aboriginal languages.
  • Sohu (China) quoted Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy about the US Navy using blockchain technology.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Jim Rheingans from the School of Languages and Cultures about the original Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about the Australian accent.
  • News.com.au and Metro (France) quoted Luke Mansillo, PhD candidate in the Department of Government and International Relations, about Australia’s feelings towards the monarchy throughout recent history. The news.com.au article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • ABC Online published an article by PhD candidate Stuart Rollo from the Department of Government and International Relations about Australia’s role in the militarisation of the Pacific.
  • 2SER Sydney interviewed Dr Luis Angosto-Ferrandez from the Department of Anthropology about the new President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado.  
  • ABC TV (News, Sydney), ABC Radio Sydney and the  Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about his new research finding expressions of thanks are rare in informal conversations across different languages. The Herald article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online. An AAP article syndicated across the Australian Financial Review, Yahoo!7, Daily Mail Australia and SBS News also quoted Professor Enfield about the study. ABC Radio Adelaide also interviewed Professor Enfield about the pronunciation of the letter ‘h’.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Stephen Loosley, Visiting Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, about the political satire film Dr Strangelove.
  • The Australian Financial Review published an article by Dr Stephen Kirchner in the United States Studies Centre about the US’s trade dealings with China.
  • The Conversation published an article by Paul Duffill from the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies about public relations in Israel.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Huw Griffiths from the Department of English reviewing the Sydney Theatre Company play Blackie Blackie Brown.
  • ABC (Radio National, NewsRadio) interviewed Professor Adrian Vickers from the School of Languages and Cultures about the Suharto era in Indonesia.
  • The Australian quoted Dr Stephen Kirchner in the United States Studies Centre about his article in The Conversation on the Reserve Bank of Australia’s statement on monetary policy and inflationary pressures.
  • News.com.au quoted Luke Mansillo, PhD candidate in the Department of Government and International Relations, about Australia’s feelings towards the monarchy around the time of royal weddings. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about the pronunciation of the letter ‘h’. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • Sky News interviewed Professor James Curran from the Department of History about current politics in North Korea and the US.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations about the number of female representatives in the Australian Liberal party.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Dr Damien Spry, Honorary Associate in the Department of Media and Communications, about how the AFL game held in Shanghai over that weekend may help Australia-China relations.

 

  • ABC (Radio National, NewsRadio) interviewed Professor Adrian Vickers from the School of Languages and Cultures about the Suharto era in Indonesia.
  • The Australian quoted Dr Stephen Kirchner in the United States Studies Centre about his article in The Conversation on the Reserve Bank of Australia’s statement on monetary policy and inflationary pressures.
  • News.com.au quoted Luke Mansillo, PhD candidate in the Department of Government and International Relations, about Australia’s feelings towards the monarchy around the time of royal weddings. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about the pronunciation of the letter ‘h’. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • Sky News interviewed Professor James Curran from the Department of History about current politics in North Korea and the US.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations about the number of female representatives in the Australian Liberal party.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Dr Damien Spry, Honorary Associate in the Department of Media and Communications, about how the AFL game held in Shanghai over the weekend may help Australia-China relations.
  • ABC News TV interviewed Associate Professor John Mikler from the Department of Government and International Relations about his book The Political Power of Global Corporations.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about Twitter’s plans to ‘hide’ disruptive tweets.
  • Nine.com.au quoted Research Fellow Brendan Thomas-Noone from the United States Studies Centre about North Korea potentially surrendering their nuclear arsenal.
  • Hope 103.2 Sydney interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about the origins of Mother’s Day.
  • ABC Religion and Ethics published an article by Professor Danielle Celermajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the prevention of torture.
  • The Australian quoted Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Duncan Ivison about the University’s continued partnership with TEDx Sydney in 2018.
  • 360.com (China) reported that the University of Sydney ranks number three for teaching in Australia, in an article on outcomes for education graduates.
  • The Daily Telegraph quoted Associate Professor Timothy Dwyer from the Department of Media and Communications about Google being accused of gathering phone users’ data, including shopping habits. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia. Channel 7 (Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne) and Southern Cross Tasmania also interviewed Honorary Associate Mark Pesce from the Department of Media and Communications about the data collection.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Charlotte Epstein from the Department of Government and International Relations about the US’s relationship with Europe.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Michael Anderson from the School of Education and Social Work about the recent Gonski report calling for students to have core literacy and numeracy skills by the age of eight. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • An opinion article in the Sydney Morning Herald on the rise of ‘strong man’ leaders and populism around the world quoted Professor John Keane from the Department of Government and International Relations. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • ABC Radio Canberra interviewed Dr Victoria Rawlings from the School of Education and Social Work about what Australian schools could do to promote gender diversity.
  • New Matilda published an article by Dr Nick Riemer in the Department of English about Nakba Day, observed by Palestinians.
  • ABC News TV interviewed Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations about the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Gabriele Abbondanza, PhD Student in the Department of Government and International Relations, about Italy two months on from the general election.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Emeritus Professor Suzanne Rutland from the School of Languages and Culture about the 70th anniversary of the formation of Israel.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Simon Tormey, Head of the School of Social and Political Sciences, about the period of civil unrest in France in May 1968.
  • The Weekend Australian published an article by Stephen Loosley, Visiting Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, reviewing the book A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership by James Comey.
  • Sky News interviewed Professor James Curran from the Department of History about current politics in North Korea and the US.
  • An opinion article published in The Australian about a Sydney Writers Festival panel on Israel and Palestine mentioned Dr Nick Riemer from the Department of English.
  • The Wire interviewed Dr Anna Boucher from the Department of Government and International Relations about security spending in the budget.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Helen Proctor from the School of Education and Social Work about the trend in public versus private high school enrolments. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • A number of University academics were quoted in the media about the federal budget released last night. Radio Adelaide interviewed Emeritus Professor Frank Stilwell from the Department of Political Economy about the budget deficit. The Conversation published a comment from Associate Professor Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations analysing money allocated to NSW in the federal budget. The Conversation published an article by Anthony Wicht, Alliance 21 Fellow (Space) at the United States Studies Centre, about the government allocating funding to Australia’s space sector.
  • SBS Online published an article by Dr Tim Dean, Honorary Associate in the Department of Philosophy, about why companies should reveal what all their staff earn.
  • Sun Herald reported on a new study from the University’s Business School and the School of Education and Social Work that found teachers and principals are drowning in paperwork, taking them away from their core job of teaching students. The article quoted lead researcher Associate Professor Susan McGrath-Champ from the Business School and was syndicated across Fairfax Media. 2GB Sydney, 5AA Adelaide and 2SM Sydney also reported on the study.
  • Sky News interviewed Professor James Curran from the Department of History about current politics in North Korea and the US. News.com.au also quoted Professor Curran about payments made by US President Donald Trump to Stormy Daniels. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Ashley Townshend, Director of Foreign Policy and Defence at the United States Studies Centre, about China placing missiles on artificial islands in the South China Sea. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • Sunday Herald Sun quoted Dr Mitchell Hobbs from the Department of Media and Communications about research that found almost 70 percent of dating app users use the technology for long term relationships. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • Australian Financial Review quoted Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about calls to change the NAPLAN test.
  • The Weekend Australian published a review by Stephen Loosley, Visiting Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, of the book Richard Nixon: The Life by John A. Farrell.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Steve Georgakis from the School of Education and Social Work about corruption in tennis.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article co-authored by Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan from the Department of Government and International Relations about defence spending in the upcoming federal budget.
  • Quartz (India) quoted Ashley Townshend from the United States Studies Centre about cruise missiles in the South China Sea.
  • ABC News Sydney and Sky News interviewed Dr Jean Jonathan Bogais from the School of Social and Political Sciences on the French President Emmanuel Macron visiting Australia.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Tim Dean, Honorary Associate in the Department of Philosophy, about French writer Simone de Beauvoir.
  • News.com.au interviewed Associate Professor Michael West from the School of Social and Political Sciences on the customer data lost by the Commonwealth Bank. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • ABC Radio’s NSW Country Hour interviewed Professor David Schlosberg from the Sydney Environment Institute and Department of Government and International Relations about a joint initiative with the City of Sydney for a food business incubator.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Dr Ilektra Spandagou from the School of Education and Social Work about the recent Gonski report and inclusive schooling.
  • Sky News, 2GB Sydney, 6PR Perth, 5CC Port Lincoln and Curtin FM interviewed Dr Jean Jonathan Bogais from the School of Social and Political Sciences about French President Emmanuel Macron's visit to Australia.
  • 2GB Sydney, 5AA Adelaide, 4BC Brisbane, Magic 2CH and Macquarie Sports Radio interviewed Dr Jean Jonathan Bogais from the School of Social and Political Sciences about French President Emmanuel Macron's visit to Australia. ABC Radio Sydney also interviewed Associate Professor Charlotte Epstein from the Department of Government and International Relations about Macron’s visit.
  • NITV Online quoted Professor Mark McKenna in the Department of History about a proposed monument at Botany Bay to mark the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook’s landing in 2020.
  • Yahoo! (US) published an opinion piece from Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy about North Korean leader Kim Jong-un being ready to discuss peace with South Korea and denuclearisation.
  • International Business Times interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about the historical accuracy of the TV show Britannia.

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