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October 2019

22 October:

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

21 October:

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

18 October:

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

17 October:

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

16 October:

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

15 October:

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

14 October:

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

 

11 October:

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

10 October:

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

9 October:

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

8 October:

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

September 2019

4 October:

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

2 October:

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

1 October:

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

30 September:

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

27 September:

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

26 September:

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

25 September:

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

24 September:

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

23 September:

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

20 September:

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

19 September:

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

18 September:

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

17 September:

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

16 September:

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

13 September:

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

11 September:

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

10 September:

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

9 September:

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

6 September:

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

5 September:

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

4 September:

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

3 September:

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

2 September:

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

August 2019

30 August:

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

29 August:

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

28 August:

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

27 August:

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

26 August:

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

23 August:

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

22 August:

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

21 August:

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

20 August:

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

19 August:

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

16 August:

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

15 August:

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

14 August:

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

13 August:

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

12 August:

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

9 August:

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

8 August:

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

7 August:

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

6 August:

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

5 August:

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

July 2019

2 August:

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

1 August:

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

31 July:

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

30 July:

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

29 July:

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

26 July:

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

25 July:

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

24 July:

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

23 July:

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

22 July:

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

19 July:

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

18 July:

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

17 July:

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

16 July:

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

15 July:

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

12 July:

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

11 July:

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

10 July:

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

9 July:

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

8 July:

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

5 July:

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

4 July:

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

3 July:

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

2 July:

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

1 July:

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

June 2019

28 June:

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

27 June:

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

26 June:

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

25 June:

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

24 June:

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

21 June:

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

19 June:

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

18 June:

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

17 June:

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

14 June:

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

13 June:

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

12 June:

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

11 June:

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

7 June:

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

6 June:

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

4-5 June:

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

3 June:

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

May 2019

30 May:

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

29 May:

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

28 May:

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

27 May:

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

24 May:

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

23 May:

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

22 May:

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

21 May:

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

20 May:

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

17 May:

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

16 May:

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

15 May:

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

14 May:

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

13 May:

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

10 May:

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

9 May:

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

8 May:

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

7 May:

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

6 May:

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

April 2019

3 May:

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

2 May:

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

1 May:

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

30 April:

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

29 April:

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

26 April:

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

24 April:

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

23 April:

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

18 April:

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

17 April:

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

16 April:

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

15 April:

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

12 April:

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

11 April:

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

10 April:

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

9 April:

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

8 April:

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

5 April:

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

4 April:

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

3 April:

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

2 April:

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

1 April:

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

March 2019

29 March 2019

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

28 March:

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

27 March:

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

26 March 2019

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

25 March:

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

22 March:

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

21 March:

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

20 March:

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

19 March: 

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

18 March:

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

17 March: 

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

16 March: 

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

15 March

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

14 March

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

 

13 March

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

11 March

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

10 March 

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

9 March 

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

8 March

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

7 March

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

6 March

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

5 March

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

4 March

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

February 2019

2 March 

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

28 February

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

27 February

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

26 February

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

25 February

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

22 February

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

21 February

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

20 February

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

19 February

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

18 February

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

15 February

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

14 February

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

13 February

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

12 February

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

11 February

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

8 February

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

7 February

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

6 February

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

5 February

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

4 February

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

January 2019

1 February

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

31 January

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

30 January

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

29 January

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

25 January

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

22 January

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

21 January

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

 

18 January

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

17 January

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

16 January

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

15 January

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

14 January

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

10 January

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

9 January

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

December 2018

21 December

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

20 December

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

19 December

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

18 December

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

17 December

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

14 December

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

13 December

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

12 December

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

11 December

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

10 December

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

7 December

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

6 December

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

4 and 5 December

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

3 December 

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

November 2018

29 November

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

28 November

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

27 November

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

26 November

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

23 November

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

22 November

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

21 November

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

20 November

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

19 November

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

16 November

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

15 November

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

14 November

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

13 November

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

12 November

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

9 November

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

8 November 

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

7 November 

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

6 November 

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

5 November

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

October 2018

2 November 

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

1 November

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

31 October

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

30 October

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

29 October

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

26 October

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

25 October

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

24 October

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

23 October

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

22 October

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

19 October

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

18 October

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

16 October

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

15 October

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

12 October

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

11 October 

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

10 October

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

9 October 

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

8 October

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

5 October 

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

4 October

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

3 October

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

2 October

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

September 2018

28 September

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

27 September

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

26 September

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

25 September

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

24 September

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

21 September

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

20 September

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

19 September 

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

18 September 

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

17 September

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

14 September 

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

13 September

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

12 September

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

11 September

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

10 September

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

7 September

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

6 September 

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

5 September

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

4 September

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

3 September

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

August 2018

31 August

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

30 August 

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

28 August

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

27 August

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

17 August

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

16 August

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

15 August

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

14 August

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

13 August

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

10 August

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

9 August

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

8 August

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

7 August

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

6 August

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

1 August

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

31 July

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

30 July

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

20 August

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

July 2018

27 July

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

26 July

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

25 July

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

24 July

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

23 July

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

19 July

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

18 July

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

17 July

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

16 July

  • 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.
  • 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.

13 July

  • 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.

12 July

  • 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.

11 July

  • 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.

10 July

  • 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.
  • 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.

9 July

  • 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.
  • 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.

6 July

  • 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.

5 July

  • 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.
  • 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.

4 July

  • 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.

3 July

  • 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.

2 July

  • ABC Radio National reported on the Pride of Place conference held at the University last week, which commemorated 40 years of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Associate Professor Bronwyn Winter from the School of Languages and Cultures, PhD Candidate Curtis Dickson from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, and Louise Williams, honours student at the Department of Arabic Languages and Cultures were interviewed.
  • The Conversation published an opinion article by Dr Bruce Isaacs from the Department of Art History about the scenes from The Godfather that made it great.
  • Central Western Daily, Orange reported on a partnership between Orange Anglican Grammar School and the University of Sydney’s STEM Teacher Enrichment Academy in which pupils designed a library.
  • The Hobart Mercury quoted interviewed Associate Professor Stefanie Schurer from the School of Economics on her research that shows that while studying, university students develop a number of important skills which make them work-ready.
  • 东方网 (China) quoted Professor Jocelyn Chey from the School of Languages and Cultures about Australia’s bilateral relations with China.
  • The Australian Financial Review reported that Professor James Morley from the School of Economics suggests that there is capacity within the economy to cope with a neutral cash rate.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald cited research by Honorary Associate Professor Tim Fitzpatrick and Mr Russell Emerson from the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies and their findings on the true size of Shakespeare’s second Globe Theatre which has impacted the design and dimensions of the “Pop-up Globe”, coming to Australia in September.
  • The Age, Canberra Times and The Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Haifaa al-Mansour, a Saudi Arabian film director ofWadjda and the forthcoming Mary Shelley who completed a Master’s degree in film at the University of Sydney.
  • UOL Notícias (Brazil), Emol (Chile) quoted Professor Stephen Castles from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about immigration in Europe and the United States.
  • The Sun Herald and Sunday Canberra Times 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 interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about spirituality in Japan.

June 2018

29 June

  • 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.

27 June

  • 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.

26 June

  • 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.

25 June

  • 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.

22 June

  • 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.

21 June

  • 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.
  • The National Interest (US) published an opinion article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about the National Security Agency’s use of blockchain technology.

20 June

  • 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.
  • National Interest (US) published an article by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy about how the US’ National Security Agency could use blockciain to make their data more secure.
  • 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.

19 June

  • 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.

18 June

  • 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.

15 June

  •  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.

14 June

  • 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.

13 June

  • 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.

12 June

  • 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.

7 June

  • 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.

6 June

  • 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.

5 June

  • 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.

4 June

  • 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.

May 2018

1 June

  • 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.

31 May

  • 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 Notícias (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.

30 May

  • 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 Times, Engaget (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.

29 May

  • 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.

28 May

  • 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.

25 May

  • The AustralianHelloGiggles (US) and Daily Examiner quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about his research that found expressions of thanks are rare in informal conversations across different languages. ABC News TV also mentioned the research
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Steve Georgakis from the School of Education and Social Work about the US National Football League forcing players to stand during the national anthem.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Jim Rheingans from the School of Languages and Cultures about the original Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Megan Le Masurier from the Department of Media and Communications about magazines.
  • The Economist (UK) mentioned research by Professor Garry Barrett in the School of Economics about response rates to household surveys that influence policy makers.
  • 3AW Melbourne interviewed Dr Prudence Black from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about a Melbourne council’s decision to install female pedestrian crossing lights.
  • Australian Financial Review quoted Professor Paul Giles from the Department of English about Portnoy's Complaint, a novel by American author Philip Roth, who died on Tuesday.
  • Sky News interviewed Professor James Curran from the Department of History about the US calling off a denuclearisation meeting with North Korea.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Professor James Morley in the School of Economics on whether the government should intervene to fix low wages. Business Insider republished the article.
  • The Conversation published an article by Timothy Kazuo Steains in the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies on the impact of media reporting of Meghan Markle as being “mixed race” on mixed race Australians. ABC Online republished the article.
  • The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Julia Horne, University Historian in the Department of History, about a collection in the State Library of NSW that includes furniture and books that belonged to her late parents.

24 May

  • 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 GuardianThe Independent (UK), The Times (UK), iNews (UK), Starts at 60, Hit101.3 Sea FMPhys.orgNature Research HighlightsYahoo 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.

23 May 

  • ABC TV (News, Sydney), ABC Radio Sydney and 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 Australian Financial ReviewYahoo!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.
  • 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.

22 May 

  • 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.

21 May

  • 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.
  • 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 United States Studies Centre and 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 Australia 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.

17 May

  • Koori Mail interviewed Professor Juanita Sherwood, Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Strategy and Services), about Healing Our Spirit Worldwide: The Eighth Gathering that will be held in Sydney in November and is co-hosted by the University of Sydney and the Healing Foundation. SBS NITV Radio also interviewed Rod Jeffries, a representative of the Indigenous International Council that oversees Healing Our Spirit Worldwide.
  • ABC News TV interviewed Dr Fiona Giles from the Department of Media and Communications about the death of influential US journalist Tom Wolfe.
  • SBS World News interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about Australians increasingly identifying as non-religious. 2SM Sydney also interviewed Professor Cusack about the upcoming wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, about how some Sydney roads are based on original tracks and pathways created by Aboriginal people.
  • triple j quoted Dr Minglu Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the use of “break-up fees” in China.
  • The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Robyn Gibson from the School of Education and Social Work about how royal weddings have shaped bridal fashion.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Stephen Kirchner in the United States Studies Centre about the Reserve Bank of Australia now considering financial stability as well as keeping inflation in check. Business Insider republished the article.

14 May

  • 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.
  • 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 United States Studies Centre and 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.

10 May

  • 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.

9 May

  • 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.

4 May

  • 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.

April 2018

27 April

  • Sydney Morning Herald published an opinion piece from Emeritus Professor Dick Bryan from the School of Political Economy on the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry and the resulting social crisis. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media. Canberra Times also quoted Professor Marian Baird from the Business School in an opinion piece on the Royal Commission that was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Ashley Townshend the Director of Foreign Policy and Defence at the United States Studies Centre on the ongoing search for a US ambassador to Australia. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • ABC Radio Illawarra interviewed Dr Jean Jonathan Bogais from the School of Social and Political Sciences about French President Emmanuel Macron’s imminent visit to Australia.

26 April

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre, about US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw Admiral Harry Harris as the Ambassador to Australia. Sydney Morning Herald also quoted Ashley Townshend, Director of the Foreign Policy and Defence Program at the United States Studies Centre, about Admiral Harris. Newsweek (US) quoted a tweet by Ashley Townshend about the issue.

24 April

  • ABC News TV interviewed Associate Professor Ken Cruickshank, Director of Community Languages Education in the School of Education and Social Work, about his research that found the ATAR scaling system is contributing to a decline in students studying languages. Sydney Morning Herald also reported on the research and the article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • Wall Street Journal quoted Dr Jean Jonathan Bogais, Adjunct Professor from the School of Social and Political Sciences, about Australia building a high-speed internet cable to the Solomon Islands, excluding Chinese company Huawei from the project.
  • ABC Radio National replayed a talk by Professor Mark McKenna in the Department of History on his Quarterly Essay: Moment of Truth, History and Australia’s Future.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor John Keane from the Department of Government and International Relations about whether democracy is in crisis. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • SBS Mandarin interviewed Dr Xiaohuan Zhao about the importance of Chinese Language Day.

20 April

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor John Keane from the Sydney Democracy Network and Professor Nadia Urbinati from Colombia University after their Sydney Ideas event, The False Friends of Democracy.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Josh Stenberg in the School of Languages and Cultures and the China Studies Centre about the 18th century Chinese novel, Dream of the Red Chamber.

19 April

  • ABC’s WA Statewide Drive interviewed Dr Chris Pepin-Neff from the Department of Government and International Relations about how the public and media react to shark attacks.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Anne Rogerson from the Department of Classics and Ancient History about burial process and culture in ancient Greece and ancient Rome.
  • Yahoo! Finance (US) quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the benefits of compulsory voting.

18 April 

  • Australian Jewish News quoted Emeritus Professor Suzanne Rutland from the School of Languages and Culture about the formation of Israel.
  • 2GB Sydney interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about the Vatican offering classes in exorcism to Catholic priests.

17 April

  • ABC Radio National replayed a panel discussion about the evolution of various human species which featured Professor Peter Hiscock from the Department of Archaeology.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about language and grammar.
  • ABC Radio Adelaide interviewed Dr Meredith Lake, Honorary Associate in the Department of History, about Australia’s declining biblical literacy.
  • Sina and IFeng (China) referred to a book published by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy in which he discussed the Chinese middle class doubling by the middle of the century. 

16 April 

  • Daily Telegraph quoted Emeritus Professor Graeme Gill from the Department of Government and International Relations about current tensions between the US, Syria and Russia. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia. The Australian also quoted Dr Tim Anderson from the Department of Political Economy about recent events in Syria.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Charles Edel from the United States Studies Centre about China’s plans to establish a military base in Vanuatu. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • A column in Courier Mail quoted Dr Mitchell Hobbs from the Department of Media and Communications about his research into why people use dating apps. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • Weekend Australian quoted Professor Anne Twomey from Sydney Law School about her recent Australian Financial Review article into the lack of evidence suggesting there was a conspiracy to sack Prime Minister Gough Whitlam in 1975.
  • Weekend Australian quoted Dr Garner Clancey from Sydney Law School about the general decline in crime across Australia since the early 2000s.
  • AFR Weekend quoted Elsina Wainwright, Senior Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, about Nikki Haley, the current United States Ambassador to the United Nations.
  • 5AA Adelaide interviewed Professor Shae McCrystal from Sydney Law School about the history of industrial relations in Australia.
  • ABC Radio Newcastle interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about the superstitions around Friday the 13th.
  • Sky News interviewed Professor James Curran from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of History about the US’s actions towards Syria and the Trans Pacific Partnership.
  • South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) quoted Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan from the Department of Government and International Relations about tensions between the Australian and Chinese governments.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Meredith Lake, Honorary Associate in the Department of History, about Australia’s declining biblical literacy.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Steve Georgakis from the School of Education and Social Work about the Commonwealth Games medal tally and Australia’s interest in the event.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Olga Oleinikova from the School of Social & Political Sciences about the Euromaidan revolution in Ukraine.

13 April

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Jane Park from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about the representation of race in Wes Anderson’s new film Isle of Dogs.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about how new words are introduced in the age of the internet.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre about US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announcing his retirement.
  • ABC Radio South East interviewed Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, about the formation of her community’s new Ngarigo Indigenous Corporation and their aspirations to gain a stronger presences across a number of sectors.

12 April

  • ABC Radio Central Victoria interviewed Dr Jonathon Hutchinson from the Department of Media and Communications about Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg’s statement to a US Senate hearing.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Associate Professor Amy Conley Wright, Director of the Institute of Open Adoption Studies, about local adoption in Australia.
  • SBS Online quoted Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about what would happen if US President Donald Trump sacked Robert Mueller who is investigating whether there was Russian interference in the US election.

11 April

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Duncan Ivison about a new partnership between ABC and the University of Sydney for five Australian PhD researchers in the humanities to participate in an ABC media residency.
  • Professor Dr Charles Edel from the United States Studies Centre featured on ABC’s panel show The Drum.
  • The Guardian quoted Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, on the plan to split Sydney into three separate cities.
  • Radio Adelaide interviewed Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Prime Minister losing his 30th Newspoll in a row.

10 April

  • SBS TV interviewed Professor Robert Slonim from the School of Economics and Professor Ellen Garbarino from the Business School about their research into how hand ratios can determine factors such as financial risk taking.
  • Channel 9’s Today discussed the app, iWitnessed, mentioning it was developed by researchers at the University of Sydney.
  • Live Science (US) quoted Associate Professor Agnieszka Tymula from the School of Economics about the neuro underpinnings that make people take financial risks. 
  • EduResearch Matters published an article by Dr Alison O’Grady from the School of Education and Social Work about how schools should commemorate ANZAC Day.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Craig Barker from Sydney University Museums about thousands of artefacts still missing from Iraq’s national museum.
  • The Conversation interviewed Professor Michael Dirkis from Sydney Law School about what should happen when a tax officer and the tax office get something wrong.
  • The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Lina Markauskaite and Professor Peter Goodyear in the School of Education and Social Work about how universities should teach ‘knowledge’.

9 April

  • Campus Morning Mail reported Professor Gerard Goggin from the Department of Media and Communications has been appointed panel chair in creative arts and humanities for the inaugural round of the Australia Research Council’s engagement and impact assessment.
  • Sky News interviewed Professor James Curran from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of History about the US imposing additional tariffs on Chinese goods.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United States Studies Centre about the tariffs. SBS Radio Germany also interviewed Professor Hans Hendrischke from the Business School on the outlook of the US and China trade war.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Kimberlee Weatherall from the Sydney Law School about the backlash Facebook is facing over its privacy policies. ABC NewsRadioalso interviewed Honorary Associate Mark Pesce from the Department of Media and Communications about the Facebook data scandal.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about the connection between religion and sport.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Estelle Lazer, Honorary Associate in the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry, about new research into Pompeii.
  • Dr Kimberley-Joy Knight from the Centre for the History of the Emotions discussed Robyn Cadwallader's novel, Book of Colours on ABC Radio National.
  • Sun Herald quoted Professor Debra Hayes from the School of Education and Social Work about the number of teachers fired from NSW public schools being on the rise. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • AFR Weekend quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about political opinion polls and how the media handles them in Australia versus the US and UK.
  • Café Europe reported on the excavation of the Mer-Neith-it-es mummy coffin at the University of Sydney’s Nicholson Museum. The article was syndicated in Germany, Austria and Luxembourg.
  • The Culture Trip (UK) reported on How We Talk, a new book from Professor Nick Enfield, Professor of Linguistics and Director of the Sydney Social Sciences and Humanities Advanced Research Centre.

6 April

  • Dr Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy was interviewed on ABC Radio Sydney and Professor Marian Baird from the Business School was interviewed on ABC NewsRadio about the research.
  • ABC News quoted Dr Shaun Ratcliff from the United States Studies Centre about the patterns of political support in regional Australia.
  • Associate Professor Helen Proctor from the School of Education and Social Work was quoted in the Age about competition between private schools to attract students.
  • Scientific American quoted Associate Professor Agnieszka Tymula from the School of Economics about the neuro underpinnings that make people take more or less risk when it comes to investments.

5 April

  • Dr Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy and Professor Marian Baird from the Business School was quoted in The Age about the gender segmentation of the labour market. The story was syndicated across Fairfax.

4 April

  • The Australian reported political theorist and public policy expert Professor Marc Stears has been announced as the inaugural director of the University’s Sydney Policy Lab.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Killian Quigley from the Sydney Environmental Institute and Bill Fox from the Nevada Museum of Art about their Sydney Ideas event on the role artists can play in the environmental crisis.

3 April

  • Dr Jamie Fraser, senior curator at the Nicholson Museum, was interviewed and quoted in ABC Radio (Melbourne), Smithsonian (US), The World News (Austria) and CNN (Spain) about the excavation of the Mer-Neith-it-es mummy coffin at the University of Sydney’s Nicholson Museum. Dr Fraser was also quoted in the Weekend Australian about another exhibition at the Nicholson Museum, Alpha Omega: Tales of Transformation.
  • SBS World News interviewed Dr Anna Boucher from the Department of Government and International Relations about the federal government’s proposed changes to visa categories.
  • The Daily Telegraph and News Corp publications reported on a study published by the United States Studies Centre about the future of the Republican Party, quoting Matilda Steward and Dougal Robinson.
  • Dr Steve Georgakis from the School of Education and Social Work was quoted in the Financial Times (UK) and The Independent (Ireland) about the Australian cricket cheating scandal.
  • Emeritus Professor Richard Waterhouse from the Department of History was interviewed on ABC Radio (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Gippsland) about how Easter traditions have changed in Australia.
  • ABC Radio Adelaide interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Religious Studies about the origin of Easter traditions. Professor Cusack was also interviewed on 2UE Sydney about the origin of April Fool’s Day.
  • ABC Radio National’s The Money interviewed Professor Bob Slonim from the School of Economics about behavioural economics.
  • Shepparton News named Stephen Gilchrist from the Department of Art History as a judge in the 2018 Indigenous Ceramic Awards.
  • The New Daily quoted Dr Rachel Wilson from the School of Education and Social Work about schools moving away from grouping students by academic ability.
  • The Daily Telegraph reviewed a documentary about Pompeii featuring Dr Estelle Lazer, Honorary Associate from the Department of Classics and Ancient History.

March 2018

29 March

  • Channel 7’s The Morning Show, MSN (Indonesia), 2UE Sydney and KIIS Sydney reported on the excavation of the Mer-Neith-it-es mummy coffin at the University of Sydney’s Nicholson Museum.
  • ABC Radio Brisbane’s Focus interviewed Professor Mark McKenna from the Department of History about the Uluru Statement and recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Constitution.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Religious Studies about the religious origins of Easter.
  • Straits Times (Singapore) mentioned Dr David Brophy from the Department of History and China Studies Centre led a submission to the Senate inquiry into the federal government’s foreign interference legislation by a group of academics with research expertise in China. 
  • Adjunct Associate Professor Jonathan Bogais from the School of Social and Political Sciences was interviewed on Channel NewsAsia about developments in Myanmar’s Parliament.
  • Politico (US) mentioned Dr Anna Boucher from the Department of Government and International Relations is the co-author of a forthcoming book about comparative immigration regimes.

28 March

  • The excavation of the Mer-Neith-it-es mummy coffin at the University of Sydney’s Nicholson Museum continued to receive media coverage including on Pedestrian TVMashablenews.com.aunine.com.au and radio news bulletins on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane. Dr Jamie Fraser, senior curator at the Nicholson Museum, was interviewed and quoted in the articles. A Reuters article quoting Dr Fraser was syndicated in the Sydney Morning Herald and other Fairfax Media publications. International coverage included Washington Post (US), Daily Mail (UK) Independent (UK), Tribune Review (US), USA TodayFox NewsGizmodo(US), NDTV (India), CBS (US), AOL.com (US), Newsweek (US), US News & World ReportNY Daily NewsBBC and SF Gate (US).
  • Emeritus Professor Graeme Gill from the Department of Government and International Relations was interviewed on ABC News Sydney about the expulsion of Russian diplomats from several countries including Australia.
  • Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre spoke to ABC Radio Sydney about the US President Donald Trump appointing John Bolton as the new security advisor.
  • SBS Online mentioned Dr David Brophy from the Department of History and China Studies Centre led a submission to the Senate inquiry into the federal government’s foreign interference legislation by a group of academics with research expertise in China.  
  • BBC interviewed Dr Steve Georgakis from the School of Education and Social Work about the Australian cricket cheating scandal. 
  • 360doc.com (China) reviewed Professor Richard Miles’ book Ancient Worlds: the search for the origins of Western civilisation.

27 March

  • ABC 7.30 and Online interviewed Dr Jamie Fraser, senior curator at the Nicholson Museum, for a feature on the University’s exploration of human remains found in an ancient Egyptian coffin. ABC Radio Australia, New DailyMSN, Studio 10 and RT (Russia) also reported on the research.
  • ABC Four Corners interviewed Emeritus Professor Dick Bryan from the Department of Political Economy about Australia’s compulsory superannuation scheme.
  • ABC Radio Melbourne interviewed Professor Mark McKenna from the Department of History about his new Quarterly Essay, Moment of Truth, inspired by the Uluru statement.
  • ABC Radio Adelaide interviewed Associate Professor Brendan O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about adult film star Stefanie Clifford’s interview with 60 Minutes (US), in which she claimed she was threatened not to speak publicly about her alleged affair with US President Donald Trump.
  • triple j Hack interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre about the recent student-led protests for greater gun control in the US. 
  • Radio Adelaide interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the government’s attempts to get its 25 percent company tax rate through the Senate.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Kathryn Welch, Chair of the Department of Classics and Ancient History, about Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra.
  • Democratic Audit (UK) published an article about the new report from the University’s Electoral Integrity Project, which found a connection between electoral corruption and coercion. It was co-authored by Professor Pippa Norris, Director of the Project, and Research Fellows Sarah Cameron and Thomas Wynter.
  • Channel NewsAsia interviewed Adjunct Associate Professor Jonathan Bogais from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the implications of Aung San Suu Kyi potentially resigning as State Counsellor of Myanmar.

26 March

  • Dr David Brophy from the Department of History and China Studies Centre was interviewed on ABC Radio National about concerns that the federal government’s foreign interference legislation will dissuade international collaboration among academics, particularly those in China. The Saturday Paper mentioned Dr Brophy has led a submission to the Senate inquiry by a group of academics with research expertise in China.
  • The Saturday Age’s News Review quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics and Post-Truth Initiative about distrust in mainstream media and the connection to the Facebook-Analytica case. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media papers.
  • An AAP article quoted Associate Professor Timothy Dwyer from the Department of Media and Communications about social media users needing to be more wary of the information they disclose to a platform. The article was syndicated broadly online. ABC Far North interviewed Honorary Professor Mark Pesce from the Department of Media and Communications about the case and data privacy more generally.
  • The Saturday Paper quoted Professor Michael Humphrey from the School of Social and Political Sciences about the high homicide rate on South African farms.
  • Channel 7’s Weekend Sunrise interviewed Dr Gorana Grgic from the United States Studies Centre about China-US trade relations.
  • CEO of the United States Studies Centre Professor Simon Jackman was interviewed on ABC Radio National (AMabout the former US President Barack Obama giving an address at the NSW Art Gallery.
  • Research Fellow Brendan Thomas-Noone from the United States Studies Centre spoke to ABC NewsRadio about the US President Donald Trump sacking the National Security Adviser.

23 March

  • ABC Statewide Drive interviewed Professor Simon Jackman from the US Studies Centre about the data scandal. An AAP article syndicated across The Australian, SBS Online, News Corp Australia and Yahoo!7 quoted Associate Professor Timothy Dwyer from the Department of Media and Communications about social media users needing to be more wary of the information they disclose to a platform. Digital Trends (US) quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the importance of civil society in protecting the privacy of individuals online, in light of the scandal. 
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Emeritus Professor Graeme Gill from the Department of Government and International Relations about the Russian election and the recent nerve agent attack on a Russian spy in the UK.
  • Australian Financial Review reported on a report into the US congressional midterms released by Dougal Robinson and Matilda Steward in the United States Studies Centre.
  • Sydney Morning Herald and Yahoo! News (Taiwan) quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History about the Chinese Government’s refusal to allow former Parramatta councillor John Hugh entry into China. The Herald article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • The Australian published an article by Stephen Loosley, Visiting Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, about the comparisons between Marvel movie Black Panther and Wolf Warrior II, the most popular film in the history of Chinese cinema.
  • WIN Hobart interviewed Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work about teachers calling for the performing arts to be recognised as a critical part of a child’s education.
  • Vogue reported Lisa Heinze, PhD candidate in the Department of Government and International Relations and Sydney Environment Institute, took part in a round table discussion on sustainable fashion in Sydney this week.

21 March

  • The Australian reported on the University’s Women in Wikipedia Edit-a-thon which took place yesterday and aims to address the gender imbalance of the site’s online profiles. The article quoted Denise O'Dea, Editorial Officer at Sydney University Press.
  • ABC TV (News, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane) and ABC Online interviewed Associate Professor Ken Cruickshank from the Sydney School of Education and Social Work about an OECD report into the school performance of migrant children in Australia. The ABC Online article was syndicated on The New Daily.
  • Dr Chris Pepin-Neff from the Department of Government and International Relations featured on ABC’s panel show The Drum.
  • CAAMA Radio interviewed Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, about her research into how female Indigenous Australians were involved in the translating of their language.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Anthony Welch from the School of Education and Social Work about calls for Australia to look to ASEAN nations for international students.
  • A Miranda Devine column in the Daily Telegraph mentioned a book co-edited by Professor Raewyn Connell from the School of Education and Social Work. The column was syndicated across News Corp Australia. 

20 March

  • ABC Radio (Radio National, Sydney) interviewed Denise O'Dea, Editorial Officer at Sydney University Press, about the University’s Women in Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on today, which aims to address the gender imbalance of the site’s online profiles. triple j also mentioned the event.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the future of the Greens, after they failed to win the Victorian seat of Batman. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online. 2SER Sydney also interviewed Dr Jackson about the Batman and SA elections.
  • Campus Review interviewed 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.
  • ABC Radio Sydney and 2SER Sydney interviewed Professor Mark McKenna from the Department of History about his new Quarterly Essay, Moment of Truth: History and Australia’s Future.
  • 2UE Talking Lifestyle interviewed Dr Mark De Vitis from the School of Literature, Art, and Media about the colours of road signs.
  • CNBC (US) interviewed Emeritus Professor Graeme Gill from the Department of Government and International Relations about last weekend’s election in Russia.
  • ABC Online published an article by Emeritus Professor Dick Bryan from the Department of Political Economy about a ‘fair’ minimum wage.
  • 2SER Sydney interviewed Dr Aim Sinpeng from the Department of Government and International Relations about the ASEAN-Australia Summit held last week.
  • EduResearch Matters published an article by Associate Professor Helen Proctor and Helen Weaver from the School of Education and Social Work about the Australian Women’s Weekly’s role in Australian school children wearing uniforms.

19 March

  • Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) Professor Pip Pattison about student internships and the University’s new interdisciplinary internship unit. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • ABC Radio Perth interviewed Dr Craig Barker from Sydney University Museums about the secrets of the ancient city of Petra.
  • Sydney Morning Herald and Canberra Times published an edited extract of Moment of Truth: History and Australia’s Future, a new book by Professor Mark McKenna from the Department of History. Both articles were syndicated across Fairfax Media online. Launceston Examiner also quoted Professor McKenna about the 2018 John West Memorial Lecture he delivered last Friday in Launceston.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about the word ‘huh’ and his book How We Talk: The Inner Workings of Conversation. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • AFR Weekend quoted Professor James Der Derian, Director of the Centre for International Security Studies, about recent events in world politics. The article mentioned the University’s Quantum Science Research Group.
  • Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, was interviewed on Hope 103.2 Sydney and1wayfm Canberra about her recent Sydney Ideas talk ‘Interlocutors in the archive: Aboriginal women and the collection of anthropological data’, and National Geographic’s coverage of race throughout its history.
  • Hope 103.2 Sydney interviewed Emeritus Professor Graeme Gill from the Department of Government and International Relations about last weekend’s election in Russia.
  • Hope 103.2 Sydney interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about St Patrick’s Day.

15 March

  • The Guardian quoted Candace Richards, Assistant Curator at the Nicholson Museum, about two mummified ibises from the Museum that were recently CT scanned to discover more about what was inside them.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre about US politics and the recent nerve agent attack on a Russian spy in the UK.

13 March

  • The Australian reported on the University’s upcoming Women in Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, which aims to address the gender imbalance of the site’s online profiles. 2GB Sydney also discussed the event.
  • ABC Radio (Sydney, Hobart) interviewed Dr Tim Dean, Honorary Associate in the Department of Philosophy, about the greatest moral challenge.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Debra Hayes from the School of Education and Social Work about new data that revealed Australian parents spend less time helping their children with homework than other OECD countries. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • The Monthly quoted Dr Patricia Ranald, Honorary Associate from the Department of Political Economy, about the Trans Pacific Partnership.
  • Launceston Examiner reported Professor Mark McKenna from the Department of History will deliver the John West Memorial Lecture at the University of Tasmania this week.
  • Mumbrella published an article by Lydia Bilton, Media and Communications alumna and recipient of the 2017 Jacoby-Walkley Scholarship, about her experience breaking into journalism.

12 March

  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Michael Walsh, Honorary Associate in the Department of Linguistics, about a rise in Indigenous language teaching in Australian schools. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • News.com.au quoted Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United States Studies Centre about the new US tariffs on steel and aluminium. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • CNN (US) quoted Dr Minglu Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about Chinese President Xi Jinping’s platform of the Chinese Dream.
  • Business Insider (UK) mentioned research by Dr Elise K. Tipton, Honorary Associate Professor in the School of Languages and Cultures, into the number of casualties during Operation Meetinghouse, a bombing by the US on Japan during WWII regarded as the deadliest air raid in human history.
  • Chicago Tribune (US) mentioned research by Professor Simon Jackman from the US Studies Centre into gerrymandering in the US.
  • In an interview with 2UE Talking Lifestyle, author Tara Moss mentioned she was currently studying for her PhD at the University of Sydney.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Tim Dean, Honorary Associate in the Department of Philosophy, about how people view morality.

9 March

  • Multiple media outlets including ABC TV Sydney, Channel Nine News, Channel Seven News, Prime7 News (Newcastle, Canberra), NBN TV News, ABC Radio (Radio National, Sydney, Canberra, South East NSW), 2GB Sydney, ABC OnlineThe Daily MailCampus Morning MailEngineers Australia’s Create News and The Mandarin reported Professor Hala Zreiqat from the Faculty of Engineering and IT was awarded the NSW Premier’s Award for Woman of the Year.
  • An opinion article in the Canberra Times quoted Professor Rae Cooper, Associate Dean of the Business School and Dr Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy about their study from the University’s Women, Work & Leadership Research Group that found one third of working women believe they are not treated equally to men in their workplace. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media. ABC South East SA interviewed Professor Cooper about the study and New MatildaWomen’s Agenda,Sky News and ABC Riverland SA also mentioned the research.
  • BBC (UK) quoted Professor John Keane from the Department of Government and International Relations criticising a book by academic Clive Hamilton which argues that the Chinese government is undermining Australia’s sovereignty.
  • The Washington Post (US) mentioned research by Professor Simon Jackman from the US Studies Centre into gerrymandering in the US.
  • Quartz (India) quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about his research into the rules of talking.

8 March  

  • Deputy opposition leader Tanya Plibersek mentioned a landmark study by the University of Sydney’s Women, Work & Leadership Research Group in her address to the National Press Club, which was broadcast on ABC News TV. The Sydney Morning Herald’s editorial today also referenced the report, which found one third of working women believe they are not treated equally to men in their workplace. The editorial was syndicated in the Age and other regional Fairfax papers. The federal Minister for Women Kelly O’Dwyer discussed the report on ABC Radio National’s Drive program. Another article in the Sydney Morning Herald’s Daily Life mentioned the survey highlighted women’s experiences of gender inequality in the workplace. The article was syndicated broadly across other Fairfax online outlets. Authors of the report, Professor Rae Cooper from the Business School and Dr Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy, were quoted in articles in Smart Company and Human Resources DirectorThe research was discussed on ABC Radio (Alice Springs, Canberra). 
  • The Australian quoted Professor Deborah Cobb-Clark from the School of Economics about her research into what impact gender has on schooling outcomes.
  • The Australian reported on University of Sydney arts/science student Lena Wang’s experience as a female trying to work in the tech industry. The article was written by University of Sydney arts student Zoe Stojanovic-Hill.
  • Sky Business News interviewed Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United States Studies Centre about the new US tariffs on steel and aluminium.
  • SBS Online quoted Associate Professor Stephen Whelan from the School of Economics about a Grattan Institute report on housing affordability.
  • ABC Online quoted Associate Professor Charles Fairchild from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music about protest songs.
  • Triple j’s Hack reported on the Skipping a beat report by Professor Rae Cooper, which found women in the Australian music industry are chronically disadvantaged.
  • 3CR Melbourne interviewed Dr David Brophy from the Department of History about Clive Hamilton’s new book Silent Invasion: China’s Influence in Australia.

7 March

  • A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the University’s Women, Work & Leadership Research Group released a landmark survey that found respect and job security are critical to working women’s futures. Co-author of the report, Professor Rae Cooper from the Business School, was interviewed on ABC Radio (AM, NewsRadio, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Canberra, Adelaide, Hobart, Melbourne, Darwin, Newcastle, Gold Coast, South East NSW), 6PR Perth, 3AW Melbourne, 2CC Canberra, 5AA Adelaide, Cruise (Adelaide), NOVA (Brisbane), hit (Canberra, Perth), WS FM Sydney, KIIS Sydney, Triple M (Hobart, Melbourne) and MIX FM (Adelaide). Dr Elizabeth Hill from the Department of Political Economy, who co-authored the report, was interviewed on ABC Radio (Melbourne, NSW Statewide Drive) and jjj’s HackChannel Ten’s Eyewitness News and The Project reported on the national survey, which found significant gaps between working women’s aspirations and current working realities. Professor Cooper and Dr Hill were interviewed for the coverage, which both aired nationally. The report was discussed on ABC TV’s (Breakfast, The Drum) and ABC Radio (Sydney, RN Drive) by the NSW Minister for Women Tanya Davies. Additional coverage included an AAP article syndicated on The GuardianThe AustralianNews.com.auDaily Telegraph, Gold Coast Bulletin, NT News, Nine.com.au and regional News Corp papers. MSNViceABC OnlineWomen’s AgendaMamamia and Detik (Indonesia) also reported on the study.
  • ABC Radio Hobart interviewed Dr Thomas Adams from the United States Studies Centre about US gun laws.
  • SBS Online quoted Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United Studies Centre about the new US tariffs on steel and aluminium.
  • Huffington Post Australia quoted Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about Australia’s compulsory voting system.

5 March

  • Sky News Live interviewed Professor James Curran from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of History about the new US tariffs on steel and aluminium. Australian Financial Review also published an article by Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United Studies Centre about the tariffs. CNBC (US) interviewed Professor Hans Hendrischke from the Business School about what impact the tariffs could have on China.
  • ABC News TV interviewed Dr Marcus Duranti from the Department of History about the Italian election held on the weekend. Sky News Live also interviewed Gabriele Abbondanza, PhD Student in the Department of Government and International Relations, about the election.
  • Sky News Live interviewed academic Clive Hamilton about his new book Silent Invasion: China’s Influence in Australia and mentioned a review of the book by Dr David Brophy in the Department of History.
  • NITV Radio interviewed Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Professor Jakelin Troy about the Indigenous Languages Convention held by the federal government on the Gold Coast last month.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Stuart Rosewarne from the Department of Political Economy about the potential for multinational corporations to sue Australia under the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • ABC Radio Hobart interviewed Dr Tim Dean, Honorary Associate in the Department of Philosophy, about cloning animals after singer Barbra Streisand revealed she’d cloned her dog.
  • Nine.com.au quoted Brendan Thomas-Noone, Research Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, about Russia’s nuclear weapons.
  • Hope 103.2 interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre about gun control in the US.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted John Hughes, a retired University of Sydney lecturer, about his experience marching in the first Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in 1978. BBC also quoted Mark Gillespie from the Centre for English Teaching about his experience in the first parade.
  • The Conversation published an article by Professor Adam Morton from the Department of Political Economy about the book Conquered City, which explores the Russian Civil War.

February 2018

2 March

  • News.com.au quoted Professor James Curran from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of History about the resignation of White House communications director Hope Hicks. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • 网易新闻 (China) quoted Dr David Brophy from the Department of History about the release of Clive Hamilton’s book Silent Invasion: China’s Influence in Australia.
  • Radio Adelaide interviewed Dr Francesco Bailo from the Department of Media and Communications about the Italian election taking place on the weekend.
  • Sputnik International (Russia) interviewed Jay Tharappel, PhD Candidate in the Department of Political Economy, about why the Chinese population trusts their government.
  • ABC Radio Darwin interviewed Jodie Kell, band manager for Northern Territory group Ripple Effect, mentioning she is a PhD student in music at the University of Sydney.

28 February

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr David Brophy from the Department of History about the release of Clive Hamilton’s book Silent Invasion: China’s Influence in Australia. Dr Brophy also published an article in the Sydney Morning Herald voicing his concerns about the book, the article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about US foreign policy issues for 2018.

27 February

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Julie Macfarlane from the University of Windsor about the role of Islamic law in marriage disputes, ahead of her keynote address at Sydney Law School’s Muslim Women and Agency in the Australian context symposium, held last week. ABC Online also published an article by Feda Abdo, Communications Manager for the Muslim Women Association, ahead of her presentation at the symposium.
  • Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre, was interviewed on ABC News Sydney about the Prime Minister’s trip to the U.S.
  • The Inquirer (Philippines) published an editorial about the proliferation of fake news in the Philippines, which quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics and Post-Truth Initiative.
  • Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work wrote an article published on EduResearch Matters about the political issues surrounding phonics and literacy teaching.
  • Big Think (US) republished an article from The Conversation by Dr Craig Barker from Sydney University Museums about the erotic art of Ancient Greece and Rome.

26 February

  • Chief Executive of the United States Studies Centre Professor Simon Jackman wrote an article published in the Australian Financial Review about Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s trip to Washington.
  • The Daily Telegraph and Yahoo! News quoted Dr Christopher Neff from the Department of Government and International Relations about warnings to swimmers after a woman was attacked by a shark at La Perouse.
  • The Saturday Paper mentioned the University’s United States Studies Centre while discussing the government’s current rhetoric around Chinese influence.
  • Sky News Live interviewed Professor James Curran from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of History about US gun laws and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s visit to the US.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Dr Tim Dean, Honorary Associate in the Department of Philosophy, about simulation theory, the idea that humans are all living in a virtual world. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.  
  • The Saturday Paper quoted Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre about the political division caused by gun control in the US.
  • CNBC (US) interviewed Dr Gorana Grgic from the United States Studies Centre about Australia’s relationship with the US.
  • SBS World News quoted Professor James Der Derian, Director of the Centre for International Security Studies, about a decision to allow a former ISIS fighter’s wife and her child to return to Australia.

23 February

  • ABC News TV interviewed Irish law professor and senator Ivana Bacik about Ireland’s upcoming referendum on abortion, ahead of her keynote address at Sydney Law School this morning.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Mark Gillespie from the Centre for English Teaching about his experience marching in the original Mardi Gras march in 1978, mentioning the University will host a conference in June to mark the 40th anniversary. The Conversation also produced an audio reading of Mr Gillespie’s essay on the original march.
  • The Nation (US) published an opinion piece by Professor Sujatha Fernandes from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about how socially engaging activism is transforming Cuba.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Craig Barker from Sydney University Museums about the erotic art of Ancient Greece and Rome.
  • The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Michael Halliwell from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music about Dimitri Shostakovich’s The Nose currently being performed at the Sydney Opera House.
  • The Conversation published an article by Abi Taylor, PhD Candidate in the School of Social & Political Sciences, about French republicanism.

22 February

  • New York Times quoted Professor James Curran from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of History and Research Fellow Ashley Townshend from the United States Studies Centre about US and Australia’s relationship with China.
  • BBC (UK) published an article by Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre, about Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s visit to the US.
  • New York Times featured research from Dr Anna Boucher from the School of Social and Political Sciences into international immigration patterns.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre about US President Donald Trump calling for a ban on gun bump stocks following the Florida school shooting.
  • An opinion article in the Australian Financial Review mentioned research by the United States Studies Centre into US investment in Australia.
  • In an interview on ABC Radio Sydney, Anwar Akash, Director of Bangla Academy Australia mentioned an Indigenous language initiative by the University’s Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Professor Jakelin Troy.

21 February

  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Garry Bowditch from the John Grill Centre for Project Leadership about Australia’s involvement in the US infrastructure boom.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor James Der Derian, Director of the Centre for International Security Studies, about the technological, social and political implications for emergent quantum technology, following the University’s Q Symposium last week.
  • Visiting Professor Justin Wolfers from the School of Economics took part in ABC’s panel show The Drum.
  • ABC Radio Brisbane interviewed Dr Craig Barker from Sydney University Museums about Roman gladiators.

20 February

  • Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre spoke to triple j Hack about the recent shooting in a Florida school and a subsequent rally for gun control laws organised by student survivors.
  • Professor James Curran from the United States Studies Centre and the Department of History was quoted in the Herald Sun about the difficulty for law enforcement agencies to act on every tip. The articles was syndicated across News Corp titles.

19 February

  • Professor James Curran from the Department of History and United States Studies Centre wrote an article in AFR Weekend about the Prime Minister’s upcoming visit to the U.S. and ANZUS relations generally. Professor Curran also spoke to Sky News and 2MCE Orange about the recent shooting at a school in Florida and gun violence in the U.S.
  • Research Fellow Ashley Townshend from the United States Studies Centre was quoted in the Age about United States’ security strategy in relation to China.
  • Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations was quoted about the tensions between Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce in the Daily Mail (UK), Irish Times and Financial Times (UK).

16 February

  • Mamamia quoted Dr Xiaohuan Zhao from the School of Languages and Cultures about the Chinese folklore that the Chinese New Year can bring bad luck if your birth year matches the current year.
  • Radio Adelaide interviewed Professor Simon Tormey, Head of the School of Social and Political Sciences, about the Northern Ireland government.

14 February

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor David Smith from the United States Studies Centre about the US Congress agreeing to lift Obama-era caps on both military and non-military spending over the next two years. Radio Adelaide also interviewed Dr Brendon O'Connor from the United States Studies Centre about the lifting of the cap.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United Studies Centre about how US President Donald Trump can impact policy through his appointments to the Federal Reserve board.
  • ABC Religion and Ethics published an article by Professor Danielle Celermajer from the School of Social and Political Sciences about dealing with the past, in relation to the 10th anniversary of Keven Rudd’s Apology to Australia's Indigenous peoples. ABC Radio Canberra mentioned the article.
  • SBS Greek interviewed Dr Ilektra Spandagou from the Sydney School of Education and Social Work about how to help students with disabilities return to the classroom.
  • Hope 103.2 interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday.
  • KPFA Radio (US) interviewed Dr Chin Jou from the Department of History and the Charles Perkins Centre about the role of the American government in creating an abundance of fast food restaurants in low incomes areas of the US.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Dr Christopher Chesher from the Department of Media and Communications about fake news and fake images on the internet.

13 February

  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Robyn Ewing from the School of Education and Social Work about phonics and literacy teaching sessions held on campus for primary school teachers, after the federal government proposed introducing the tests for year 1 students by next year. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online. Inner West Courier also quoted Professor Ewing about air-conditioning in schools.
  • Dr Duk-Soo Park from the School of Languages and Cultures was quoted on Business InsiderYahoo Finance, and Global News (Canada) about the spelling of Pyeongchang in South Korea, the current host city of the Winter Olympics sometimes confused with Pyongyang in North Korea.
  • SBS Online quoted Professor James Der Derian from the Centre for International Security Studies about the potential threats to Australia's peace and security in 2018.
  • The Weekly Review’s Independent Schools Guide 2018 quoted Associate Professor Helen Proctor from the School of Education and Social Work in a number of articles including how to choose a schoolcoeducation versus single sexmulti versus single campuses and religious or secular schools.  
  • ABC Radio Hobart interviewed Dr Steve Georgakis from the School of Education and Social Work about the need for a Tasmanian AFL team and a decline in school sports.
  • Radio Adelaide interviewed Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government of International Relations about the Ministerial Code of Conduct and how it relates to Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce’s affair.

9 February

  • ABC News TV interviewed Professor Peter Morgan, Director of European Studies in the School of Languages and Cultures, about the newly formed German coalition government.

6 February

  • 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane interviewed Professor Vrasidas Karalis, Chair of the Modern Greek Department, about Greek protests around the name Macedonia.
  • Australian Jewish News reported on a new permanent exhibition on human rights at the Sydney Jewish Museum, which was developed with academics from the University of Sydney. The article quoted the exhibition’s research team leader, Dr Avril Alba from the Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies.
  • ABC Far North interviewed Dr Jessica Davis, Honorary Associate in the School of Literature, Art, and Media, about the Australasian Humour Studies Network Conference.

5 February

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations about the lost Cabinet documents recently obtained by the ABC, government secrecy and accountability. CCTV (China) also interviewed Dr Jackson about Malcolm Turnbull's visit to Japan.
  • Sky News interviewed Professor James Curran from the Department of History and the United States Studies Centre about US President Donald Trump's State of the Union Address. News.com.au also quoted Professor David Smith from United States Studies Centre about the address. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia’s online mastheads.
  • ABC Online quoted Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about China’s one child policy.
  • Hope 103.2 interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about the meaning of colours in different cultures.
  • Weekend Australian published an article by Emeritus Professor Michael Wilding from the Department of English about crime fiction.

January 2018

2 February

  • Foreign Policy (US) published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about China’s middle class.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Roger Benjamin from the Department of Art History about Australian painter Tony Clark. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • Kinderling Radio interviewed Professor Michael Anderson from the School of Education and Social Work about the benefits of performing arts for school-aged kids.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Sophie Loy-Wilson from the Department of History about China now allowing citizens of foreign countries with Chinese heritage to apply for a special five-year multiple entry visa.

31 January

  • 中国新闻网 (China) quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about her research into online petitions.
  • Radio Adelaide interviewed Dr Gaynor MacDonald from the Department of Anthropology about Native Title.
  • 30 January
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor James Der Derian from the Centre for International Security Studies about fitness tracking company Strava unintentionally revealing military bases around the world on a map displaying fitness activity.
  • ABC Sunshine Coast mentioned Dr Tim Dean, Honorary Associate in the Department of Philosophy, will feature on Stan Grant’s new ABC TV show, Matter of Fact.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Craig Barker from Sydney University Museums about a new television show Britannia, which tells the story of the second Roman invasion of Britain in 43 AD.

29 January

  • BuzzFeed Australia and The West Australian reported maths teacher Eddie Woo, recipient of Australia’s Local Hero award, was a volunteer with the University's Widening Participation and Outreach program, as well as a graduate of the University of Sydney. 凤凰网-资讯 (China) also mentioned Mr Woo was a graduate of the University while reporting he had delivered this year’s Australia Day Address.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, about Aboriginal experiences of first contact. NITV also published an opinion piece by Professor Troy about the history of the Day of Mourning and endangered Indigenous communities and languages.
  • The Washington Post (US) published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about US and China relations. He was also quoted in 新浪财经 (China) about the same topic.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Professor Michael Anderson from the School of Education and Social Work about teaching students to prepare them for a changing future work force. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Ariadne Vromen from the Department of Government and International Relations about her research into online petitions. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • Weekend Australian published an article by Professor James Curran from the Department of History and the United States Studies Centre about a new biography of former Prime Minister John Curtin, John Curtin’s War Volume 1: The Coming of War in the Pacific, and Reinventing Australia by John Edwards. Australian Financial Review also published an article by Professor Curran about the "Quadrilateral Security Dialogue" that brings together the United States, Japan, India and Australia
  • Herald Sun quoted Honorary Associate Professor Christine Inglis from the School of Social and Political Sciences about anglicising names, especially for job applications. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • ABC OnlineThe New Daily and MSN (US) quoted Professor Peter Hiscock from the Department of Archaeology about recent evidence that challenges currently accepted ideas about how modern humans dispersed from Africa.
  • SBS Online quoted Dr Anna Boucher from the School of Social and Political Sciences about changes to the 457 skilled migrant visa.
  • Slate (US) quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government of International Relations about how kangaroos can be viewed as pests in Australia.
  • Professor Shane White from the Department of History reviewed We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates for the Sydney Morning Herald. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • Shepparton News quoted Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about his book, How We Talk: The Inner Workings of Conversation.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Tim Dean, Honorary Associate in the Department of Philosophy, about how to discuss Australia Day.

25 January

  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion about a new discovery in the translation of the Dead Sea Scrolls. ABC Radio Melbourne also interviewed Associate Professor Ian Young from the Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies about the Scrolls.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Tim Dean, Honorary Associate in the Department of Philosophy, about the life and career of philosopher John-Paul Sartre.
  • An Agence France-Presse article syndicated across Yahoo! (Australia, New Zealand, Singapore), MSN Australia, France24, Bretibart (US), Straits Times (Singapore) and Sun Daily (Malaysia) quoted Dr Patricia Ranald, Honorary Associate from the Department of Political Economy, about the revived Trans Pacific Partnership agreement due to be signed in March.

24 January

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Dianna Kenny from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences about research that suggested musical taste can be determined by people's tendency to fall into one or two personality categories.
  • Sydney Morning Herald reported on research from the United States Studies Centre that looked at Australian opinions of US President Donald Trump. Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre, was quoted. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • Australian Financial Review quoted Dr Stephen Kirchner from the United Studies Centre about the US’ impact on the global economic forecast.
  • Australian Financial Review published an article by Adjunct Associate Professor James Brown from the United Studies Centre about the world being in a new Cold War.
  • Manly Daily mentioned research from the University of Sydney and UNSW that found children who display social and emotional strength when entering kindergarten perform better in later NAPLAN tests.

23 January

  • Forbes Advocate reported on the University’s Wingara Mura-Bunga Barrabugu Summer Program held for 150 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander high school students last week.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Gorana Grgic from the United States Studies Centre about US President Donald Trump’s foreign policy.
  • 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane interviewed Dr Charles Edel from the United States Studies Centre about the US government shutdown. Daily Telegraph also quoted Dougal Robinson, research fellow at the United States Studies Centre, about the shutdown. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia’s online mastheads.
  • Sydney Morning Herald reported on research from the University of Sydney and UNSW that found children who display social and emotional strength when entering kindergarten perform better in later NAPLAN tests. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media

22 January

  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Debra Hayes from the School of Education and Social Work about when to give a child a mobile phone. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Research, about why Indigenous languages matter. ABC Radio National also interviewed Professor Troy about the history and legacy of the Day of Mourning, a protest held by Aboriginal Australians on 26 January 1938.
  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Professor James Curran from the Department of History and the United States Studies Centre about US President Donald Trump’s first year in office. ABC Online and SBS News also quoted Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre, about the year.
  • 2SM Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about the US Government shutdown. 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane also interviewed Stephen Loosley, Visiting Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, about the shutdown.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Associate Professor Natalya Lusty from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about the #metoo an #timesup social media campaigns. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Miranda Johnson from the Department of History about the meaning of the fish hooks used in New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s pregnancy announcement on Twitter. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.

19 January

  • ABC Radio National interviewed Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about the investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre, about Donald Trump’s approval rating.
  • An AAP article syndicated across Yahoo! (7, Prime, GWN 7) and SBS World News quoted Associate Professor Debra Hayes from the School of Education and Social Work about inequality in school facilities across NSW.
  • The Australian profiled maths teacher and University alumnus Eddie Woo, mentioning he is a volunteer facilitator with the University’s Widening Participation and Outreach program.

18 January

  • ABC NewsRadio interviewed Professor Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre, about the latest in US politics including the White House doctor’s press conference where he revealed the US president was physically and mentally healthy.
  • The Australian published an article by Stephen Loosley, Visiting Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, about how Australia should embrace China’s One Belt, One Road initiative.

17 January

  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Dr Marcus Carter from the Department of Media and Communications about the benefits and shortfalls of children playing the digital game Minecraft.

16 January

  • The Globe and Mail (Canada) mentioned Associate Professor Justin Hastings’ book, A Most Enterprising Country, from the Department of Government and International Relations, which catalogues how North Korea has evaded foreign trade restrictions for many years.
  • Various online outlets republished an article on The Conversation about pay equality by History PhD student Marama Whyte, including MumbrellaAustralian Business and Daily Bulletin.

15 January

  • The Sydney Morning Herald and Fairfax mastheads quoted Professor Simon Jackman from the United States Studies Centre about Donald Trump’s first year as president. 
  • Radio National’s PM, ABC News Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra spoke to Dr David Smith from the United States Studies Centre about President Donald Trump’s criticism of Haiti.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald and Fairfax mastheads quoted Professor Simon Jackman from the United States Studies Centre about the three Australian Prime Ministers who were more unpopular than Donald Trump.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald and Fairfax mastheads quoted Professor Simon Jackman from the United States Studies Centre about Donald Trump’s approval rating during his first year in office.
  • The Australian published an article by Stephen Loosley, Visiting Fellow at the United States Studies Centre about Michael Wolff’s book about Donald Trump “Fire and Fury”.
  • Campus Review quoted Associate Professor Ken Cruickshank from the Sydney School of Education and Social Work about the University’s new Community Languages Institute.

10 January

  • Professor Anthony Welch from the School of Education and Social Work was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald about selective high schools, their impact on local comprehensive schools and the benefits of a local intake of students. The story was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • Charles Edel, visiting scholar at the US Studies Centre, wrote an opinion piece for the Sydney Morning Herald about US television personality Oprah Winfrey’s potential as a presidential candidate. The story was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • Quartz (US) published an opinion piece by Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics about why people use filler words – such as “um” and “uh” – in conversations.
  • East Asia Forum published an opinion piece co-authored by Associate Professor James Reilly from the Department of Government and International Relations about China’s Belt and Road Initiative.