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2019

  • Canberra Times reviewed the book The Weekend by Charlotte Wood, mentioning it is a product of Charlotte’s time as Writer-in-Residence at the University’s Charles Perkins Centre. The article was syndicated across Australian Community Media.
  • Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated across Nine Publishing), Escape, Daily Mail Australia (syndicated on MSN), Business Insider (Netherlands, Australia, India) and South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) mentioned the Charles Perkins Centre will use Qantas’ test flight from Sydney to New York to research the impact of long-haul travel on passengers’ health.
  • Financial Times (UK) interviewed Professor Marie Carroll from the Charles Perkins Centre about health and wellbeing in the air, ahead of Qantas’ launch of their Project Sunrise Research Flights. Huffington Post and Daily Mail Australia also quoted Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the CPC, about the flight.
  • Seven’s Sunrise, ABC TV and ABC Radio (National Breakfast, Sydney, Brisbane), 10 News (syndicated nationally), Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated across Nine Publishing) and Daily Telegraph (syndicated across News Corp Australia), NBC (US), Wall Street Journal (US) and The Australian interviewed Professor Marie Carroll from the Charles Perkins Centre about the centre taking part in Qantas’ 19.5-hour test flight from Sydney to New York to research the impact of long-haul travel on passengers’ health. Time (US), The Telegraph (UK) (syndicated across Canadian outlets online) and NDTV (India) also reported on the flight, mentioning Professor Carroll was on the trip.
  • A Wall Street Journal article syndicated in The Australian also quoted Professor Carroll about the flight. Lifestyle also quoted Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the CPC, about the flight.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Melody Ding from the School of Public Health about data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showing how life expectancy differs across locations in Australia. The article was syndicated across Nine Publishing online.
  • Another article in the Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated across Nine Publishing), The Australian, ABC Radio (Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide), 7News (online), NDTV (India), Huffington Post (US), USA Today, The US Posts, Stuff (New Zealand), Business Insider and widely syndicated articles from AFP, AP and Bloomberg also reported on the flight, mentioning the Charles Perkins Centre.
  • Weekend West, The Australian, Daily Telegraph (syndicated across News Corp Australia) and Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated across Nine Publishing) reported the Charles Perkins Centre will use Qantas’ 19.5-hour test flight from Sydney to New York to research the impact of long-haul travel on passengers’ health. The articles quoted Dr Yu Sun Bin from the Faculty of Medicine and Health and the CPC. ABC Radio Perth interviewed Dr Bin about the flight, with the interview syndicated regionally in WA.
  • Straits Times (Singapore), CNBC (US), 7News (online), Delicious, Junkee, Daily Mail Australia and New Zealand Herald reported on tips to beat jet lag developed by the Charles Perkins Centre in collaboration with Qantas. Vogue also mentioned tips to beat jet lag, quoting Dr Yu Sun Bin from the Faculty of Medicine and Health and the CPC.
  • The Educator quoted Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about findings on how physical exercise can improve a student’s academic performance.
  • The Educator mentioned funding for the new ARC Training Centre in Data Analytics for Resources and Environments, which will be based at the University. The story also mentioned a recent Conversation article by Professor Lisa Bero from the Faculty of Medicine and Health and Charles Perkins Centre.
  • The Guardian quoted Professor Louise Baur from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about rising rates of childhood obesity.
  • Sydney Morning Herald and an AAP article syndicated online across News Corp Australia, Australian Community Media, The Australian and Yahoo! (Australia, New Zealand) quoted Dr Sveta Postnova from the Brain and Mind Centre and the Charles Perkins Centre about the impact of daylight saving on people’s sleeping habits. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • 2GB Sydney, 3AW Melbourne, 5AA Adelaide and 2CC Canberra interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about the impact of the time change on people’s body clocks.
  • ABC Radio National replayed a Sydney Ideas event featuring Professor David Raubenheimer from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre and Dr Anne Fawcett from the School of Veterinary Science discussing the carbon footprint of pets.
  • The Conversation (Indonesia) published an article by Professor Lisa Bero from the Sydney Pharmacy School and Charles Perkins Centre about industry funding of academic research and its subsequent impact on academic freedom.
  • ABC Radio North Queensland interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about a new Nordic diet trend which incorporates food usually eaten in Nordic countries.
  • Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre spoke to Today Tonight (Channel 7) about a spray that claims to curb sugar cravings.
  • ABC Radio North Queensland interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about how sleep affects weight gain and weight loss, misinformation in the media about nutrition, and weight loss drugs.
  • Sunday Telegraph quoted Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about weight loss and its impact on energy levels. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • 6PR Perth interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about weight loss and its impact on energy levels.
  • News Corp’s Body and Soul quoted Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about weight loss and its impact on energy levels. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • Sydney Morning Herald announced author Tracy Sorensen has received the next Judy Harris Writer in Residence Fellowship at the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online. ABC Radio Central West NSW, ArtsHub, Western Advocate and Barrier Daily Truth also reported on the announcement.
  • Bloomberg, Australian Financial Review, Business Times (Singapore), Forbes (US) and Sina (China) mentioned the Charles Perkins Centre will use Qantas’ test flights from Australia’s east coast to New York and London to research the impact of long-haul travel on passengers’ health. News Corp’s Escape, South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) and SAfrica24 (South Africa) also mentioned Qantas’ partnership with the Charles Perkins Centre.
  • Australian Doctor reported on University of Sydney research that found pharmaceutical companies spend on doctors’ education increased after the arrival of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) on the Australian market.
  • CNN quoted Associate Professor Greg Neely from the Charles Perkins Centre and the School of Life and Environmental Sciences on a study into the relationship between human genetics and same-sex attraction. The article was widely syndicated across international media online. ABC Radio Sydney also interviewed Fahad Ali from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences about the research.
  • News.com.au (syndicated across News Corp Australia online) and an Associated Press article widely syndicated across US news sites including ABC News, MSN, Los Angeles Times and Miami Herald quoted Dr Emily Karanges from the School of Psychology and Charles Perkins Centre about rising opioid use in Australia. AFR Weekend and Taipei Times (Taiwan) also reported on the research.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Tiffany Petre, Director of the Obesity Collective and based at the Charles Perkins Centre, about stigma around obesity after British television host James Corden rebuked US comedian Bill Maher’s call for fat shaming ‘to make a comeback’.
  • Sydney Morning Herald, Women’s Health, Business Insider and Nova (online) quoted Professor Margaret Allman-Farinelli from the Charles Perkins Centre and the School of Life and Environmental Sciences about the health claims associated with kombucha, after a study found they can contain unsuspected alcohol. The Herald article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online. ABC Radio (Darwin, Alice Springs) also interviewed her about the topic.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Associate Professor Tania Markovic from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders and Sydney Medical School about how to best measure obesity.
  • Sun Herald reported on the 9th Annual Robert Dixon Memorial Animal Welfare Symposium held at the University of Sydney last week, which discussed balancing animal welfare with growing concerns about the carbon footprint of pets. The article quoted Professor David Raubenheimer from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre and Dr Anne Fawcett from the School of Veterinary Science. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads and Stuff (New Zealand). Radio NZ also interviewed Professor Raubenheimer about the topic.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Associate Professor Barbara Mintzes from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Pharmacy School about research into the approval of new cancer drugs. The New Daily quoted Associate Professor Barbara Mintzes from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Pharmacy School about research into the approval of ‘breakthrough’ cancer drugs. ABC Radio National also interviewed her about the research.
  • Medium quoted Dr Lisa Parker from the School of Pharmacy and the Charles Perkins Centre about research into mental health apps.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Kirrie Ballard from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about ParkinSong, a singing program for people with Parkinson’s disease. ABC Radio Perth also interviewed her about the topic.
  • Campus Morning Mail reported Professor Louise Baur from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre, Professor Phyllis Butow from the School of Psychology and Professor Stefan Williams and Professor Hala Zreiqat from the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering have been appointed the third cohort of Payne-Scott Professorial Distinctions.
  • NDTV (India), The Hans India and Business Standard (India) reported on 2016 research by the Charles Perkins Centre that suggests artificial sweeteners may stimulate appetite. The article was syndicated widely on Indian publications online.
  • Research by Dr Nick Fuller, from the Charles Perkins Centre, was mentioned in an article about eggs and cholesterol in All For Women.
  • ABC Radio North Queensland interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about questions being raised around the ‘I Quit Sugar’ movement founded by Sarah Wilson.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about biscuits marketed as boosting lactation for breast feeding mothers. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • Herald Sun quoted Associate Professor Kieron Rooney from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about lolly company Allen’s releasing a new range of reduced-sugar lollies. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • Executive Style quoted Professor Stephen Touyz from the School of Psychology and the Charles Perkins Centre about the impact of becoming too fixated on ‘clean’ eating.
  • ABC Radio Tropical North interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about intermittent fasting.
  • Daily Telegraph published an article by Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about Australians choosing to drink spirits and low-carb beer in an effort to lose weight. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • Northern Star and SBS German (Radio) interviewed Professor Ralph Nanan from Sydney Medical School and the Charles Perkins Centre about research finding gut bacteria could have an impact on the outcome of pregnancies, with a high plant-based fibre diet recommended.
  • Essential Baby quoted Professor Ralph Nanan from Sydney Medical School and the Charles Perkins Centre about research finding gut bacteria could have an impact on the outcome of pregnancies, with a high plant-based fibre diet recommended.
  • ABC Radio Tropical North interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about whether breakfast is nutritionally important.
  • Sydney Morning Herald mentioned Associate Professor Melody Ding from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre has been nominated for a Eureka Award in the leadership category for mentoring scientists from culturally diverse backgrounds. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • ABC Radio North and West interviewed Associate Professor Ollie Jay from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about research finding electric fans work better in hot and humid conditions versus hot and dry heat. ReutersDaily Mail UKNBC (US) and El Periodico (Spain) also quoted Associate Professor Jay about the research.
  • The Australian published an opinion article about how Australia should tackle rising obesity, mentioning research into sugar from Professor Jennie Brand-Miller from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre.
  • Starts At 60 quoted Professor Yun-Hee Jeon from Sydney Nursing School and Charles Perkins Centre about the StepUp for Dementia Research initiative that connects people interested in volunteering for dementia research with researchers carrying out studies across Australia.
  • TIME interviewed Associate Professor Ollie Jay from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about his research finding electric fans are recommended in the majority of heatwaves. NewsweekScientific AmericaCNNNBC NewsSTAT NewsNew York PostGizmodo and a Reuters article widely syndicated online including Channel NewsAsiaJordan TimesYahoo Philippines News and the Edmonton Sun also reported on the study.
  • St George and Sutherland Shire Leader quoted Dr Adrienne Gordon from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about stillbirth.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Dr Anne Marie Thow from the School of Public Health and the Charles Perkins Centre about the benefits of introducing a sugar tax in Indonesia. The article was also published in Indonesian.
  • The Australian reported on protein research undertaken by the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre.
  • IFL Science (Canada) reported on research by Associate Professor Ollie Jay from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre that found electric fans are recommended in the majority of heatwaves. 2MCE Orange also interviewed Associate Professor Jay about the research.
  • Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre was interviewed on ABC Tropical North about the benefits of swapping sugar for good fats.
  • Associate Professor Ollie Jay from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre was quoted in IFL Science (Canada) about his research finding electric fans are recommended in the majority of heatwaves.
  • Daily Telegraph published an article by Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre on whether plant-based meat substitutes are healthier than real meat. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • ABC Radio Tropical North interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre on whether plant-based meat substitutes are healthier than real meat.
  • ABC’s Catalyst interviewed Professor Steve Simpson, Dr Samantha Solon-Biet, Professor Luigi Fontana and Associate Professor Corinne Caillaud from the Charles Perkins Centre in an episode on how diet and exercise can help prolong life.
  • Weekend Australian mentioned the Charles Perkins Centre’s partnership with Qantas to research in-flight health and wellbeing for long haul flights, quoting Professor Stephen Simpson, academic director of the Centre, about how our bodies react to changes in time zones while flying.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Margaret Allman-Farinelli from the Charles Perkins Centre and the School of Life and Environmental Sciences about a new Weight Watchers app targeting adolescents aged eight to 17. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads.
  • Sydney Morning Herald reported on citizen science projects mentioning the University of Sydney has a specific node for such projects in the Charles Perkins Centre. The article quoted Dr Alice Motion from the School of Chemistry, Project Node Co-leader. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • 手机网易网 (China) reported on research by Associate Professor Ollie Jay from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre into the use of electric fans during heatwaves.
  • The Daily Telegraph interviewed Dr Nicholas Fuller of the Charles Perkins Centre about the importance of improving nutrition for women breastfeeding children with severe allergies at hospital.
  • Guardian Australia interviewed Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre about a study that found adults can increase their longevity with a little bit of exercise.
  • ABC Radio Tropical North interviewed Dr Nicholas Fuller of the Charles Perkins Centre about childhood obesity and a new Weight Watchers app targeting adolescents.
  • New York Times interviewed Dr Sveta Postnova from the Charles Perkins Centre and the Brain and Mind Centre about the impact of ultra-long-haul flights after Qantas announced it will fly test flights from Australia’s east coast to New York and London. The article mentioned the Charles Perkins Centre will use the flights to research the impact of long-haul travel on passengers’ health. There was also widespread online coverage of the test flights including News Corp’s EscapeWall Street Journal (US)Business InsiderNBC (US)USA TodayFox 6 Now (US)AOL (UK)ITV (UK)MSN (UK)Israel National NewsThe Star (Canada) and People's Daily Online (China) with all articles mentioning the involvement of the Charles Perkins Centre.
  • News Corp’s Body and Soul quoted Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about how eating more can lead to weight loss.
  • 10 Daily quoted Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about the exaggerated health claims of a2 milk.
  • Travel Weekly Asia (US) mentioned the Charles Perkins Centre will use Qantas’ test flights from Australia’s east coast to New York and London to research the impact of long-haul travel on passengers’ health.
  • Nine News Sydney interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about a European study on alternative day fasting diets. Professor Rafa de Cabo from the National Institute on Aging (US), plenary speaker at the Australian Biology of Ageing Conference held at the University of Sydney was also interviewed. The report was syndicated nationally and on Southern Cross and NBN regional stations. Dr Fuller wrote an article syndicated across News Corp Australia online about the trend of fasting diets. ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Laura Piccio from Sydney Medical School about research into the impacts of fasting.
  • Forbes (US) reported the Charles Perkins Centre will use Qantas’ test flights from Australia’s east coast to New York and London to research the impact of long-haul travel on passengers’ health quoting Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Centre.
  • Sydney Morning Herald announced author Tracy Sorensen has received the next Judy Harris Writer in Residence Fellowship at the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online. Barrier Daily Truth also reported on the announcement.
  • CNN quoted Associate Professor Greg Neely from the Charles Perkins Centre and the School of Life and Environmental Sciences on a study into the relationship between human genetics and same-sex attraction. The article was widely syndicated across international media online. ABC Radio Sydney also interviewed Fahad Ali from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences about the research.
  • 2GB Sydney, 4BC Brisbane, 5AA Adelaide, 2CC Canberra, 4BC Brisbane, 2EC Bega, Power 100 Townsville, 106.3 Townsville and Power FM Illawarra interviewed Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre and from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences, about the launch of the Australian Academy of Science’s 10-year plan to improve health through nutrition science, as Co-chair of the plan’s Expert Working Group.
  • ABC News TV, ABC Radio Sydney, Sydney Morning Herald, Daily Telegraph, Xinhua, ABC (Radio National, Perth, WA Statewide Drive), 2GB Sydney, 6PR Perth and WSFM Sydney interviewed Professor Luigi Fontana from Sydney Medical School and the Charles Perkins Centre about new research finding reducing calorie intake, even when already healthy, could reduce the risks of cardiovascular disease 13-fold. The Herald article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail Australia, Medical Xpress and Geelong Advertiser quoted Professor Ralph Nanan from Sydney Medical School and the Charles Perkins Centre about research finding gut bacteria could have an impact on the outcome of pregnancies, with a high plant-based fibre diet recommended. The Telegraph article was syndicated widely across News Corp Australia print and online. ABC Radio (National, Sydney, NewsRadio), ABC News TV and ABC Radio (Darwin, Alice Springs). 2SM Sydney also interviewed Professor Nanan about the research, with the Sydney interview syndicated across metro and regional ABC stations in NSW. Labonline, Xinhua (China), Liputan 6 (Indonesia), News India (India), India.com (India) and Science Daily (US) also reported on the research. United Press International also reported on the research; the article was widely syndicated internationally including in The Hindu and US News.com.
  • The Guardian, Sydney Morning Herald and Essential Kids quoted Professor Lisa Bero from the School of Pharmacy and Charles Perkins Centre about food and drink industry influence on dental research, following her co-authored comment piece that formed part of The Lancet’s series on oral health.
  • The Guardian Australia, The New Daily, Newsweek (US), Smithsonian (US), 10 Daily, Central Sydney, Phys.org (US), Gizmodo (US), Focus (Germany), New York Post (US), Gazeta (Poland) and ATT (US) quoted Associate Professor Greg Neely from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre about research finding fruit flies feel chronic pain, which could help better understand human chronic pain.
  • ABC Radio (Darwin, Alice Spring), 6PR Perth and WSFM interviewed PhD candidate Bridget Foley from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about her new study that found the free-form dance events held by No Lights No Lycra can be beneficial for health and wellbeing.
  • UniSuper’s member magazine Super Informed featured Dr Melody Ding, a research fellow with the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre, in a cover story on retirement and healthy ageing.
  • Emeritus Professor Simon Chapman from the School of Public Health was quoted on News.com.au about North Sydney Council’s ban on smoking in its CBD. The article was syndicated across News Corp.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Associate Professor Andrew Holmes from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre about how the gut microbiome impacts overall health. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • Croakey mentioned Sydney Law School and the Charles Perkins Centre’s recent Food Governance Conference.
  • 7 Online mentioned research by Dr Adrienne Gordon from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School into Sudden Infant Death Syndrome ahead of Red Nose Day on Friday.
  • Adelaide Advertiser quoted Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about his research finding increased walking pace reduced mortality risk.
  • Nine Coach quoted Associate Professor Greg Neely from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre about animal research on the effects of artificial sweeteners.
  • Medical Xpress reported on Dr Melanie Keep’s Charles Perkins Centre research into Instagram’s effect on behaviour.
  • SBS Korean, South Sydney Herald and Daily Examiner quoted Professor Yun-Hee Jeon from Sydney Medical School and Charles Perkins Centre about the StepUp for Dementia Research initiative that connects people interested in volunteering for dementia research with researchers carrying out studies across Australia.
  • ABC Life quoted Professor Paulo Ferreira from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre in an article about looking after your body when working physically demanding jobs.
  • El País (Spain) quoted Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about his research on the benefits of high intensity exercise for overall health.
  • 7 Online reported on trials for a potential antidote to the box jellyfish sting, developed by the University of Sydney.
  • PM on ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Nicholas Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about discrimination against someone because of their weight.
  • Good Food published a feature about how to shop for a healthy diet, quoting Associate Professor Michael Skilton from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and the School of Medicine.
  • Manly Daily quoted Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about the closure of Manly’s local McDonalds restaurant.
  • Daily Telegraph published an opinion piece by Dr Nick Fuller of the Sydney Medical School, Boden Institute and Charles Perkins Centre about Dry July. The article was syndicated across News Corp mastheads. Body & Soul also quoted Dr Fuller in an article about how health experts’ advice differs now compared to a century ago.
  • Nine’s A Current Affair interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about the effectiveness of celebrity-endorsed weight loss plans.
  • Australian Financial Review and Australian Financial Review’s BOSS magazine quoted Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about a2 milk having no real benefit if you can easily digest regular milk.
  • ABC Life quoted Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health about how often and for how long people should exercise.
  • Campus Morning Mail reported Professor Tony Weiss from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre was awarded an Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering award for knowledge commercialisation.
  • Sydney Morning Herald mentioned applications are now open for the Judy Harris Writer in Residence Fellowship at the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Sarah Maguire, Director of the InsideOut Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre, about her team receiving $3.67 million from the government to develop a monitoring system for eating disorders. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads. ABC Radio (National, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Alice Springs), triple j, 2GB Sydney, 4BC Brisbane, Magic 2CH Sydney and 2ST FM Coast also interviewed Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt about the grant, with the report syndicated across regional ABC stations in NSW and Victoria. 2SM Sydney and Herald Sun also reported on the grant with the Herald Sun article syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • ABC (News TV, Radio Sydney, News Breakfast TV) and triple j interviewed Dr Emily Karanges from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Pharmacy School about research into pharmaceutical industry payments being received by non-prescribing healthcare professionals such as nurses and pharmacists. The interview was widely syndicated across ABC’s metro and regional stations. Daily Telegraph also quoted Dr Karanges about the research, with the article syndicated across News Corp Australia. ABC NewsRadio also discussed the research.
  • Seven (Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane), Sunday Telegraph and Lab and Life Scientist interviewed Professor Xiaoke Yi from the School of Electrical and Information Engineering and Sydney Nano Institute about the development of a breath analyser in collaboration with the Charles Perkins Centre, which could replace the need for diabetics to monitor blood with the prick of a finger. The Telegraph article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online. Nine (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide) and Hit104.7 Canberra also reported on the research, with the Nine story syndicated across NBN regional TV stations.
  • WSFM Sydney, 96 FM Perth, 4KQ Brisbane, Power FM Illawarra, Mix 102.3 Adelaide, 2GB Sydney, 6PR Perth, 4BC Brisbane and Cruise Adelaide interviewed Dr Anne Grunseit from the School of Public Health and the Charles Perkins Centre about a survey finding increased support for government intervention, such as banning junk food advertising, in tackling chronic disease. Yahoo! News, SBS Online, Daily Mail Australia and 9News.com.au also quoted Dr Grunseit about the survey.
  • New York Times quoted Professor Jennie Brand-Miller from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about a UK study that researched how individuals respond to food. Daily Telegraph also reported on research involving Professor Brand-Miller that found an association between foods with a high glycemic index and risk of type 2 diabetes. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • Professor Jennie Brand-Miller from the Charles Perkins Centre was quoted in The Irish Times about the benefits of individualised nutrition advice.
  • Medical News Today (US) reported on University of Sydney research on foods with slow-release carbohydrates and the glycemic index.
  • Australian Women’s Weekly quoted Associate Professor Andrew Holmes from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre about how gut microbiome impacts overall health.
  • ABC News TV and ABC Radio AM interviewed Professor Yun-Hee Jeon from Sydney Medical School and Charles Perkins Centre about the StepUp for Dementia Research initiative that connects people interested in volunteering for dementia research with researchers carrying out studies across Australia. 2MCE Orange, Age Care Insite, The Senior and Australian Ageing Agenda also reported on the initiative.
  • ABC Radio Adelaide interviewed Professor Bill Bellew from the Charles Perkins Centre and the School of Public Health about calls for the government to do more to tackle obesity.
  • Nine News (Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane) interviewed Adjunct Associate Professor Margaret McGill from Sydney Medical School and Charles Perkins Centre about Fiasp, a new fast-acting insulin injection. The story was syndicated across NBN regional channels.
  • The Age quoted Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health about the benefits of dogs in workplaces. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • 2SER FM interviewed Professor Timothy Gill from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about the Health Star Rating system.
  • The Australian quoted Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about diets being difficult to maintain long term.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about how to speak to someone about their weight. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • 10 Daily quoted Professor Louise Baur from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about a study finding kids who are bullied about their weight are likely to put on more weight each year.
  • The Guardian published an article by playwright Alana Valentine about her experience writing a play about body positivity during her time as Writer-in-Residence at the University’s Charles Perkins Centre. ABC Radio Sydney also interviewed Ms Valentine about the project.
  • ABC News TV, ABC Radio (World Today, NewsRadio), ABC Online, Seven News (Cairns, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Mackay, Townsville, Toowoomba, Darwin), Prime7 (Gippsland, Canberra), WIN Cairns, ABC TV (Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Perth), ABC Radio (News, Darwin), 2SER FM and 2GB Sydney (syndicated across Macquarie National News) interviewed Associate Professor Greg Neely from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre about the discovery of an antidote to the box jellyfish sting. The ABC NewsRadio interview was syndicated across regional ABC stations. Courier Mail (syndicated across News Corp Australia), Canberra Times (syndicated across Australian Community Media), Australian Geographic, The New Daily, ABC (Spain), 20minutos (Spain), El Confidencial (Spain), Science (US), Tropic Now, Newstalk ZB (NZ), New Atlas (US), Yahoo! (Argentina), an AAP article syndicated on Daily Mail, SBS Online and Yahoo! News, IFL Science, Xinhua (China), The Straits Times, Townsville Bulletin, The Senior, The Independent (UK), India Times, Gazeta (Polish), Clarin (Argentina), CNN Espanol (US), MIX 104.9 Darwin and Japan Times also reported on the research. An AAP syndicated on The Guardian, Seven Online and Stuff (NZ) also quoted Associate Professor Neely about the research, with the article syndicated across News Corp Australia online. also quoted Associate Professor Greg Neely about the research. Associate Professor Neely also published an article in The Conversation about the study. 
  • ABC News TV, ABC Radio (AM, Adelaide), 2GB Sydney, Nine News (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Hobart, Darwin), 10 News (Sydney, Adelaide, Perth), 10’s The Project, TVNZ (online) and Magic 2CH Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Wojciech Chrzanowski from the Sydney Pharmacy School, Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Nano Institute about new research into the potential health impacts of titanium dioxide, a common additive in products including chewing gum and toothpaste. The Sun, Times of India, Irish Sun, Edinburgh News, NDTV, Medical News Today, Starts at 60, Asian Age, News Medical Net, Science Daily, Times Now News, Medical Xpress, Sci News, New Atlas, Future Sciences, Sohu (China), TVNZ, R & D magazine, SBS Serbian and the Daily Telegraph also reported on the research, quoting Associate Professor Chrzanowski and Associate Professor Laurence Macia from the School of Medical Sciences. The Daily Telegraph article was syndicated across News Corp Australia. Seven’s Daily Edition, 2GB Sydney, 4BC Brisbane, 3AW Melbourne, 2SM Sydney, Magic 2CH Sydney, 2EC Bega, Hot 100 Darwin, WSFM Sydney, Triple M (Newcastle, Hobart), 6PR Perth, 5AA Adelaide, Mix 102.3 Adelaide, Bay FM Geelong, Pais & Filhos (Brazil), 20 Minuten (Czech), CN-Healthcare (China), Sina (China), Tencent (China), Toutiao (China) and Curtin FM also reported on the research.
  • 5AA Adelaide interviewed Professor Joel Lexchin from York University and a visiting professor with the Charles Perkins Centre about research demonstrating that communication about emerging safety risks of medicines is not consistent between countries. CTV News (Canada), Global News (Canada), Pharma in Focus, AJP, Medical Xpress, Medscape, Fairchild TV (Canada) and MedicalResearch.com also reported on the research quoting Professor Lexchin and Associate Professor Barbara Mintzes from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Pharmacy.
  • Stuff (NZ) mentioned the University’s partnership with Qantas to research in-flight health and wellbeing for long haul flights.
  • ABC Online and Kompas (Indonesia) quoted Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about her research into the impact of Ramadan and fasting on weight loss.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health about the importance of encouraging exercise in older people.
  • Nine News (Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Hobart, Gippsland) reported on University of Sydney research into the potential side-effects from long-term high protein intake. The story was syndicated across Southern Cross regional stations. Daily Mail Australia, Nine’s Coach, Men’s Health, IFL Science, The Independent, Mindfood, Body and Soul, Kompas (Indonesia), Ask Men (US) and Business Insider also quoted Professor Stephen Simpson and Dr Samantha Solon-Biet from the School of Life and Environment Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about the research. Nine’s Today also discussed the research. ABC’s Health Report interviewed Dr Solon-Biet and host Norman Swan previewed the research on ABC News TV and ABC Radio (National, Sydney). An excerpt of the interview also aired on ABC Radio Illawarra.
  • Xinhua (China), Cosmos Magazine, Focus Online (Germany) and Breitbart (US) reported on international research into the pandas’ evolutionary swap from carnivore to bamboo-eating herbivore involving Professor David Raubenheimer from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Lisa Bero from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Pharmacy School about ‘harm reduction’ tactics employed by big tobacco companies.
  • The New Daily quoted Associate Professor Barbara Mintzes from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Pharmacy in an article about the disclosure of pharmaceutical company payments to doctors.
  • triple j and ABC Radio (Western Plains, Central West NSW, New England North West, Riverina, Darwin) interviewed Associate Professor Kirsten Black from the Sydney Medical School and Charles Perkins Centre about calls to allow more doctors the opportunity to prescribe the abortion pill, RU486.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health about the importance of encouraging exercise in older people.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health about whether sleep or exercise is more important.
  • The Australian quoted Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health about research finding 20 to 40 minutes of exercise per day effectively eliminated the cardiovascular and mortality health risks of too much sitting.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about the potential health benefits of fasting during Ramadan.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about how psychological factors influence our eating habits. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • The Conversation (Indonesia) published an article by Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about the science of ‘hangry’.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about weight gain during menopause. The article was syndicated across Nine’s newspaper mastheads online.
  • Daily Telegraph published an article by Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about the health advice offered by social media influencers.
  • Daily Telegraph published an article by Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about celebrities acting as ambassadors for weight loss programs. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • Seven (Perth, Adelaide) interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about foods to help stave off the flu.
  • New York Times interviewed Professor Stephen Simpson from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Life and Environmental Sciences about the CPC’s partnership with Qantas researching in-flight health and wellbeing. The article was syndicated on the Sydney Morning Herald and online.
  • ABC Radio (National, Melbourne), 2GB Sydney, 5AA Adelaide, ABC Radio Sydney, 2MCE Orange and 3AW Melbourne interviewed Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health about new research finding 20 to 40 minutes of exercise per day effectively eliminated the cardiovascular and morality health risks of too much sitting. Sydney Morning Herald, Daily Mail, ABC (Spain), Ten Daily, The New Daily, Daily Telegraph, Campus Review, WebMD, The Australian, Radio New Zealand, Xinhua (China), Economic Times (India), Australian Women’s Health, News18 (India), with The Telegraph article syndicated across News Corp Australia. An AAP article syndicated across Seven Online, Daily Mail Australia, Perth Now, Fairfax Regional Media and SBS Online also quoted Professor Stamatakis about the research. The Conversation also published an article by Professor Stamatakis, Dr Melody Ding and Dr Joanna Gale from the School of Public Health about the research. Nine Coach and Channel News Asia republished the article. Seven’s Daily Edition, Smooth FM, 2GB Sydney, West Australia, Drugs.com (US), Nine’s Today, 8SUN Alice Springs, Star 101.9 Mackay, Hot FM 91.1 Maroochydore, Daily Advertiser and 4BC Brisbane also reported on the research.
  • The Guardian (UK), South China Morning Post and Clarin (Argentina) also quoted Professor Stamatakis about new US research that found light activity such as household chores might help to keep the brain young.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health about new research that found starting exercise later in life is still beneficial to health. The article was syndicated across Nine’s print mastheads online.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Becky Freeman from the School of Public Health about the use of e-cigarettes in Australia.
  • Medical Xpress (UK) and Science and Technology Research News reported a study by Dr Arnold Lining Ju from the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechantronic Engineering, Heart Research Institute and Charles Perkins Centre, has used biomechanical engineering to unlock the mystery surrounding the mechanical forces that cause blood clots.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Ian Caterson, Director of the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre, about new research finding doctors think people with obesity are much less interested in losing weight than they actually are. The article was syndicated across Nine’s print mastheads online.
  • Clarin (Argentina) quoted Professor Ian Caterson, Director of the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre, about the motivating factors for people with obesity to lose weight.
  • The Australian mentioned University of Sydney research finding eating eggs did not impact a person’s cardiovascular health.
  • ABC Radio (Sydney, Brisbane, Gippsland) interviewed Associate Professor Camille Raynes-Greenow from the School of Public Health about research finding pregnant women who sleep on either side in the last trimester can dramatically cut the risk of stillbirth.
  • Daily Mail Australia quoted Associate Professor Scott Byrne from the Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about his research into the positive medical potential of UV radiation.
  • Essential Baby quoted Professor Luigi Fontana from Sydney Medical School and the Charles Perkins Centre about children on vegan diets.
  • Associate Professor Michael Skilton from the School of Medicine and Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre was interviewed on ABC Radio Brisbane about a study that found high-fructose corn syrup caused tumour growth in mice. 
  • Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre was quoted in the Sunday Telegraph about how the health star rating system disadvantages healthy foods containing natural sugars. 
  • Nine’s Today interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about misleading labelling on food products. 2GB Sydney, 5AA Adelaide, Curtin FM and Zinc FM Sunshine Coast also interviewed Dr Fuller about the health star rating system.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about milk and milk alternatives. The interview was syndicated across ABC’s metropolitan stations.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about his research into interval weight loss.
  • Weekly Times quoted Professor Vitali Sintchenko from School of Medicine and the Charles Perkins Centre about research into predicting salmonella outbreaks.
  • On a special episode on obesity, ABC’s The Drum featured Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre and Executive Director of Obesity Australia Professor Stephen Simpson and Dr Kathryn Williams from the Sydney Medical School Nepean Metabolic Research Group on the panel.
  • Sydney Morning Herald published an article about a new Collective for Action on Obesity report about Australia’s growing obesity epidemic, quoting Professor Stephen Simpson from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Life and Environmental Sciences and a founding member of the collective. The article was syndicated across Nine’s print mastheads.
  • 2GB Sydney, 4BC Brisbane and POWER FM Illawarra, 5AA Adelaide, WAVE FM Wollongong, Magic 2CH Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Barbara Mintzes from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Pharmacy School about her new research calling for greater transparency around safety warnings for prescription medication. Daily Telegraph also quoted Associate Professor Mintzes for an articile widely syndicated across News Corp Australia. Pharma in Focus also mentioned the research.
  • ABC Online, The New Daily, Science Daily (US), Breitbart (US), Medspace (US) and Consumer Search (US) quoted Assistant Professor Quinn Grundy from the University of Toronto and University of Sydney School of Pharmacy and Charles Perkins Centre about her study finding popular health apps shared users’ medical data with external companies. WSFM Sydney, ABC Radio Capricornia and Medical Republic also reported on the research.
  • ABC Online published an article by Professor Louise Sharpe from the School of Psychology and the Charles Perkins Centre about GPs needing to take women seriously when they complain of chronic pain.
  • Nine Coach quoted Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about bariatric weight loss surgery.
  • Toutiao (China) and The New Daily reported on research from Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, the University of Sydney and the University of California that could potentially lead to a blood test to detect liver disease.
  • ABC’s Health Report, The Guardian (UK) and CBS News TV (Canada) interviewed Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health about his research finding incorporating high intensity incidental physical activity into everyday tasks could be beneficial for health. Health Report host Norman Swan also discussed the research on ABC Radio National and ABC News TV. Daily Examiner, Northern Star, The Australian, Nine Honey, China Daily, 新浪体育 (China), Vogue Magazine and Runner's World (US) also reported on the research, quoting Professor Stamatakis. Channel NewsAsia (Singapore) published an article by Professor Stamatakis about the research.
  • 2MCE Orange interviewed Dr Binh Nguyen from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about new research finding mothers who breastfeed their babies have a lower risk of developing or dying from heart disease than those who don’t breastfeed. Tencent News (China), Sohu.com (China) and Kuaibao (China) also reported on the research.
  • Daily Telegraph published an article by Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre with tips on how to fall asleep quickly. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Dr Becky Freeman from the School of Public Health about her research analysing the amount of junk food messaging targeted towards teenagers on social media. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • BBC (Brazil) quoted Dr Samantha Solon-Biet from the Faculty of Science about fad diets.
  • COSMOS quoted Professor Barbara Fazekas De St Growth from Sydney Medical School and Charles Perkins Centre about a US study finding obese patients may do better for some cancer treatments.
  • Nine Honey quoted Associate Professor Michael Skilton from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about a US study in mice linking sugary drinks to an increased bowel cancer risk.
  • Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, wrote an article explaining evidence-based tips to minimise jet lag, published in the Sun Herald’s Traveller. The article was syndicated nationally across News Corp publications.
  • Traveller mentioned the Charles Perkins Centre’s research partnership with Qantas to study the effects of long-haul flights.
  • Australian Financial Review mentioned Qantas’ Perth International Transit Lounge was designed in partnership with the Charles Perkins Centre.
  • The Australian Financial Review reported Cathay Pacific has launched a designated yoga and meditation space in its business-class lounge at Hong Kong International Airport. The article mentions the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre and Qantas launched a wellness studio at Perth International Transit Lounge last March.
  • ABC Radio (Sydney, Perth, Melbourne) interviewed Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health about his new research finding incorporating high intensity incidental physical activity or HIIPA into everyday tasks could be beneficial for health. New Zealand Herald, Women’s Health, La Vanguardia (Spain), 360 (China), News Corp Australia, Telegraph (UK), Sydney Morning Herald, Body and Soul, Nine Honey, Xinhua (China), Focus Online (Germany) and ABC (Spain) also reported on the story quoting Professor Stamatakis. Professor Stamatakis also published an article in The Conversation about the research.
  • Daily Telegraph, 2CC Canberra, 2MCE Orange, 2SM Sydney, 2SER FM, regional APN News & Media mastheads and an AAP article syndicated across Daily Mail, Perth Now and Nine’s regional mastheads reported Associate Professor Ollie Jay, Director of the Thermal Ergonomics Laboratory in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre, will begin a study to investigate how elderly people physically respond to heatwaves. The Telegraph article was widely syndicated across News Corp Australia. ABC Radio Central West NSW also interviewed Associate Professor Jay, ahead of his talk at the University’s School of Rural Health in Orange.
  • ABC Radio National and ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Lisa Bero from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Pharmacy School about new research finding doctors who recommend medications for use by other doctors have undisclosed ties to drug companies. Sydney Morning Herald also reported on the research, quoting Professor Bero and The Conversation published an article co-authored by Professor Bero about the research. The Herald article was syndicated across The Age, Canberra Times, Brisbane Times and WA Today online. ABC Radio Canberra also interviewed study co-author Dr Ray Moynihan from Bond University about the research.
  • The Guardian quoted Professor Lisa Bero from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Pharmacy School about new research finding self-regulation by the pharmaceutical industry has led to a drastic drop in transparency around the influence of drug companies on healthcare. 2SER Sydney also quoted Professor Bero about the research. 6PR Perth and The Australian interviewed Dr Lisa Parker from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Pharmacy School about the research.
  • Daily Telegraph reported on new University of Sydney research finding excessive weight gain in children under two years can lead to cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors in teenage years. The article quoted Professor David Celermajer from the Sydney Medical School and Charles Perkins Centre and was syndicated across News Corp Australia online. Professor Celermajer was also interviewed on ABC Radio (National, NewsRadio, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Perth, Newcastle, Illawarra, Western Plains, North Coast, Riverina, Coffs Coast, New England North West, Southeast NSW, Mid North Coast, Broken Hill) and 2SM Sydney about the research. Nine’s Today, Ten News (Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin), WIN Hobart, 3AW Melbourne, Science Daily, Triple M, Mix 102.3, MAX FM Taree, 96 FM Perth, 6Minutes, Sunraysia Daily, 3NE Radio, Seven News Perth, WSFM Sydney, Smooth FM, 2GB Sydney, Magic 2CH Sydney, Hit 104.7 Canberra, 4BC Brisbane, Mix 106.3 Canberra, 6PR Perth and Triple H Hornsby also reported on the research.
  • Herald Sun, News.com.au and an AAP article syndicated across SBS Online, Perth Now, Daily Mail Australia, Nine News and Australian Community Media reported on research from Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre and the University of California that could potentially lead to a blood test to detect liver disease. The Herald and news.com.au articles were both syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • The New DailyXinhua (China) and 今日头条 (China) quoted Dr Giselle Yeo and Professor Tony Weiss from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre about their new research into a compound that encourages stem cells to grow.
  • Triple M reported on research by Associate Professor Paulo Ferreira from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre finding a link between insomnia and back pain.
  • ABC Radio Southern Queensland interviewed Professor Margaret Allman-Farinelli from the Charles Perkins Centre and the School of Life and Environmental Sciences about the link between obesity and cancer.
  • Sydney Morning Herald mentioned an article published this week in the Medical Journal of Australia co-authored by Professor Dianne Campbell from Sydney Medical School and the Charles Perkins Centre about new research into food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome, which affects children under two. The article was syndicated across The Age, Canberra Times, WA Today and Brisbane Times.
  • Dr Louise Hardy from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre was quoted in the Daily Telegraph and Courier Mail about physical activity levels of children, which translates to health later in life.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor David Raubenheimer from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences about a study finding pandas once ate more than just bamboo.
  • Sunday Telegraph quoted Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about the impact of friends when trying to maintain a diet. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • ABC Radio Tropical North interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about ‘clean’ eating.
  • Nine Coach published an article by Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre answering common weight loss questions.
  • Daily Telegraph published an article by Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about radio personality Kyle Sandilands’ new diet. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online. Body and Soul also quoted Dr Fuller about dieting.
  • Sky News interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about a survey finding Australians think eating healthy is more costly than eating badly.
  • 4CA AM Cairns interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about dieting by cutting back on processed foods.
  • ABC Radio Tropical North interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about weight-loss myths.
  • The Daily Telegraph, Courier Mail and Herald Sun quoted Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about how to eat healthily on a budget. The article was syndicated broadly across News Corp publications.
  • Techly quoted Professor Dianne Campbell from Sydney Medical School and the Charles Perkins Centre about new research into food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome, which affects children under two.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Isobel Ronai, Honorary Associate in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre, about the importance of basic scientific research.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Associate Professor Andrew Holmes from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre about the gut microbiome.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Stephen Simpson about re-thinking the obesity epidemic.
  • Nine Travel, Condé Nast Traveler (US), Travel Weekly, Your Money (TV), The Australian, Daily Telegraph, West Australian, Yahoo Finance, Finder and 4BC Brisbane reported on research from Qantas and the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre into services passengers want on long-haul flights. The Telegraph article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Associate Professor Ollie Jay, Director of the University’s Thermal Ergonomics Laboratory, about developing the new heat policy for the Australian Open in collaboration with Tennis Australia. The article was syndicated across The Age, Canberra Times, WA Today and Brisbane Times. ABC (Weekend Breakfast TV, NewsRadio) interviewed Tom Larner, Chief Operations Officer of Tennis Australia, who mentioned the University’s involvement in the new policy. 3AW Melbourne interviewed Craig Tiley, CEO of Tennis Australia, about the Australian Open’s new heat policy, developed in conjunction with the University of Sydney.
  • Sunday Telegraph reported on the University of Sydney EveryBODY study and its callout for participants, quoting Professor Helen O'Connor from the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • ABC Radio PM, The Guardian and PharmaDispatch reported on new research from the University of Sydney that investigated links between pharmaceutical companies and patient groups, interviewing author Dr Barbara Mintzes from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Pharmacy.
  • SFGate (US) reported Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health has received funding from the Human Animal Bond Research Institute to research increasing dog-walking in the community and wearable dog trackers.
  • Nine’s Today and 2SM Sydney interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about diet trends not to follow in 2019. Daily Telegraph also published an article by Dr Fuller on the topic. Sunday Telegraph and ABC Radio Darwin interviewed Dr Fuller about the best way to lose weight.
  • ABC Radio Sydney and 2GB Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Ollie Jay from the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre about how to stay cool in hot weather.
  • The Australian quoted Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about his research finding increased walking pace reduced risk of mortality. AS.com (Spain) and Reader’s Digest (US) also mentioned the research.
  • The Conversation published an article by Professor Amanda Salis from Sydney Medical School and the Charles Perkins Centre on what research says about how to stick to your New Year’s resolutions. The article was republished by the Australian Business and Modern Australian.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Nancy Lee from the Central Clinical School and Charles Perkins Centre about why well-known chefs are usually white men.
  • Nine Honey quoted Professor Timothy Gill from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about how nutritional advice has changed over time.
  • BBC News quoted Dr Samantha Solon-Biet from the School of Life and Environment Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about the relatively high carbohydrate-low protein diet and long life expectancy of people from Japan’s Okinawa Islands.
  • News.com.au quoted Dr Emily Karanges, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the School of Pharmacy and Charles Perkins Centre, about the increased prescribing of antipsychotic drugs for children.
  • 6PR Perth interviewed Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas, who mentioned the Charles Perkins Centre’s partnership with the airline to research in-flight health and wellbeing.
  • ABC Radio Tropical North interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about diet trends not to follow in 2019.
  • Nine’s Weekend Today interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about how dieting impacts men and women differently.
  • Create Digital quoted Associate Professor Wojciech Chrzanowski from the School of Pharmacy, Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Nano Institute about research into technology that could potentially deliver nanoscale messengers to the lungs and promote active lung tissue repair.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about losing weight and the 5:2 diet.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health about research into the benefits of exercising multiple times a day in very short bursts. The article was syndicated across The Age, Canberra Times, WA Today and Brisbane Times online.

2018

  • Forbes quoted Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, about the Centre’s research for Qantas on the effect of long-haul travel.
  • News Corp’s Body and Soul mentioned the partnership between Qantas and the University’s Charles Perkins Centre to research the health impacts of long-haul plane travel. NZ Herald also mentioned the partnership.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Barbara Mintzes from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Pharmacy about an ABC investigation into conflicts of interest in the cosmetic surgery industry.
  • 360.doc (China) quoted Professor David Le Couteur from Sydney Medical School and Charles Perkins Centre and PhD candidate Devin Wahl from the Charles Perkins Centre about their research showing a diet high in carbohydrates and low in protein saw improvement in overall health and brain health, as well as learning and memory, in mice.
  • The Conversation republished an article in Spanish by Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health about his research that found walking faster was linked to a significant reduction in risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality.
  • A column in the Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Louise Baur from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about a US researcher calling on people to limit themselves to six chips (fries) per serve. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • Campus Morning Mail reported five University of Sydney researchers won awards from the Royal Society of NSW: Associate Professor Elizabeth New from the School of Chemistry; Professor Paul Griffiths from the Department of Philosophy and Charles Perkins Centre; Professor Elizabeth Elliott from Sydney Medical School; Professor Robert Park from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre, and Evelyn Todd, PhD Candidate from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences.
  • ABC Radio (AM, Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane), ABC Online, Sydney Morning Herald, Novaator (Estonia) and Business Insider interviewed Professor Adrian Bauman from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about new research into MAMILs – or middle-aged men in lycra – finding they were more likely to be affluent and cycle on weekends. Buzzfeed Australia included the study in their list of the top eight weirdest studies published in 2018.
  • Sunday Telegraph reported on a study led by Dr Adrienne Gordon from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School, which is seeking participants to investigate the impact of weight on pregnancy. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Dr Adrienne Gordon from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School and Professor Jonathan Morris, Director of the Kolling Institute for Medical Research, about ways to reduce the risk of stillbirth. Fairfax’s Essential Baby and Mouth of Mums republished the article.
  • Sunday Telegraph reported on the University of Sydney EveryBODY study and its callout for participants, quoting Professor Helen O'Connor from the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • 2SER interviewed Dr Belinda Reeve from Sydney Law School and the Charles Perkins Centre about her analysis of the effectiveness of alcohol marketing regulations.
  • 2GB Sydney and 6PR Perth mentioned comments published in the Sydney Morning Herald from Professor Louise Baur from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about a US researcher calling on people to limit themselves to six chips (fries) per serve.
  • Sydney Morning Herald and The Guardian reported the government announced $4 million in funding for the InsideOut Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre, as part of a larger funding package for treatment and research into eating disorders. The Herald article was syndicated across Nine’s print mastheads (formerly Fairfax Media). ABC News TV and ABC Radio (Gippsland, South West Victoria, Shepparton, Central Victoria) interviewed Dr Sarah Maguire, director of the InsideOut Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre, about the announcement.
  • Adelaide Advertiser mentioned research from the University of Sydney that found walking faster could help you live longer in a list of weird and wonderful stories of 2018.
  • Stuff (NZ) mentioned research from the University of Sydney on the impact of sitting for too long.
  • ABC News TV interviewed Dr Melody Ding from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about her research into the global cost of inactivity and her 2018 NSW Young Tall Poppy Award.
  • Nine’s Today interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about the health benefits of different varieties of milk.
  • Canberra Times, Daily Telegraph, Business Insider, ABC Radio National, ABC Radio (AM), 3AW, Triple M, Hit 107 Adelaide, Magic 2CH, Macquarie Sports Radio, 2GB Sydney, 4BC Brisbane, 105 2CA Canberra, 7HO 101.7 Hobart, Classic Rock Radio Melbourne and SmoothFM Sydney and NZ Herald interviewed Professor David Le Couteur from Sydney Medical School and Charles Perkins Centre about new research that found a diet high in carbohydrates and low in protein has shown an improvement in overall health and brain health, as well as learning and memory in mice. The article was syndicated across News Corp publications. The Independent (UK), Daily Express (UK), Focus Online (Germany), Independent (Ireland), Yahoo!News (Canada), Metro (UK), ABC Diseases (Spain), India Times, BT.com (UK) republished a Press Association article, Milenio (Mexico) quoted Professor David Le Couteur and Mr Devin Wahl from the Charles Perkins Centre about the research. Seven’s Weekend Sunrise, The Guardian, Ten Daily, The Senior, Xinhua (China) and China Daily also reported on the research and Yahoo!News (Taiwan) and PC Home Online (Taiwan) quoted Professor Le Couteur about the findings.
  • Sydney Morning Herald and BuzzFeed (US) interviewed Professor Anthony Capon from the School of Medicine and Charles Perkins Centre about a new study on the association between climate change and mental health published in the Medical Journal of Australia. The article was syndicated across Fairfax media.
  • Yahoo!News (Taiwan) and PC Home Online (Taiwan) quoted Professor David Le Couteur from the School of Medicine and Charles Perkins Centre about new research that found a diet high in carbohydrates and low in protein has shown an improvement in overall health and brain health, as well as learning and memory in mice. The Canberra Times quoted PhD candidate and lead author Devin Wahl from the Charles Perkins Centre about the research.
  • Associate Professor Greg Neely from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Life and Environmental Sciences was interviewed by SBS World News and 2SER FM about claims the first genetically-engineered babies have been born. An AAP article syndicated on Yahoo!7 and Daily Mail Australia, as well as New Atlas (US) and New Scientist, also quoted Associate Professor Neely.
  • Reader’s Digest (US) mentioned research by Dr Melody Ding from the School of Public Health about the health choices that contribute to premature death.
  • Nine Honey quoted Professor Timothy Gill from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about low-carbohydrate diets.
  • Consumer Affairs (US) mentioned a research study by Associate Professor Paulo Ferreira from the Faculty of Health Sciences about the impact of recurring back pain on premature death.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Lisa Parker from Sydney Pharmacy School and Charles Perkins Centre about a conflict of interest involving the chairman of the agency responsible for the My Health Record system. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • SBS Online quoted Professor Maria Fiatarone Singh from the Faculty of Health Sciences about exercising in older age.
  • SBS Online mentioned research involving the University of Sydney into low-calorie diets.
  • The Conversation republished an article in French asking experts, including Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School, about whether light dairy products are better than full fat.
  • Vox (US) quoted Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Sydney School of Medicine and the Charles Perkins Centre on his research on the benefits of sitting or standing at work.
  • Fairfax’s Good Weekend quoted Associate Professor Scott Byrne from the Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about his research into the positive medical potential of UV radiation.
  • The Scientist (US) quoted Professor Lisa Bero from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Pharmacy School about industry-sponsored research and industry influence on science issues.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Belinda Reeve in the Sydney Law School and Charles Perkins Centre about the rise of junk food.
  • National Radio News interviewed Dr Belinda Reeve from Sydney Law School and the Charles Perkins Centre about her analysis of alcohol marketing to young people in Australia.
  • The Atlantic (US) quoted Associate Professor Ollie Jay from the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre about how humans adapt to cold weather. The article was republished in CityLab (US).
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Lisa Bero from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Pharmacy School about University of Sydney research revealing the tactics used by industry to influence the research agenda and drive questions away from relevant public health issues. IFL Science (Canada) also quoted Professor Bero about the research.
  • ABC News Online published an opinion piece by Professor Lisa Bero from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Pharmacy about ‘truth decay’ – the rise in use of opinion over fact in public discourse – and its influence on science, including health research.
  • Daily Telegraph reported Me Tro, a surgical glue developed by Professor Anthony Weiss from the Charles Perkins Centre and the Faculty of Science, will soon begin human trials with funding from the Returned Services League. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia. 头条新闻_东方头条 (China) also reported on the technology.
  • Inner West Courier and Daily Mail Australia quoted Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about his new book Interval Weight Loss For Life.
  • Daily Telegraph published an article by Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about the health benefits of dairy.
  • Harper’s Bazaar interviewed Professor Margaret Allman-Farinelli from the Charles Perkins Centre about the potential health benefits of bone broths.
  • The Australian, Courier Mail and 2SM Sydney reported on research from the University of Sydney and the George Institute for Global Health that found Australians who are obese as young adults risk dying up to 10 years earlier than those in the healthy weight range. The Courier Mail article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online. Nine Honey quoted Dr Alison Hayes from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about the study.
  • 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about obesity research ahead of World Obesity Day. Dr Fuller also published an article in the Daily Telegraph about how to lose weight.
  • 3AW Melbourne interviewed Professor Jennie Brand-Miller from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre about a French study finding a link between those who ate organic food and a reduced risk of cancer.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed author Emily Maguire, during which she mentioned she is the recent recipient of the Charles Perkins Centre Writer-in-Residence Fellowship.
  • Xinhua (China) and Inquirer (Philippines) quoted Dr Alison Hayes from the School of Public Health and the Charles Perkins Centre about research from the University of Sydney and the George Institute for Global Health finding Australians who are obese as young adults risk dying up to 10 years earlier than those in the healthy weight range.
  • Women’s Agenda interviewed Associate Professor Kirsten Black from the Sydney Medical School and Charles Perkins Centre about menopause.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Yu Sun Bin from the Charles Perkins Centre about the best way to beat jet lag and the Centre’s partnership with Qantas to research the effects of long-haul flights. ABC Online also quoted Dr Bin about the research. 5AA Adelaide mentioned the research. Liputan (Indonesia) and Fairfax’s Executive Style also mentioned the partnership with Qantas.
  • Techly interviewed Dr Fiona Atkinson from the Charles Perkins Centre about her new research which links a human gene with starch digestion and increased brain size during human evolution.
  • Campus Morning Mail and PACE reported the University of Sydney won five awards at the NSW Premier’s Prizes for Science & Engineering. The winners were Professor Dietmar Müller from the School of Geosciences; Professor Alex McBratney from the Sydney Institute of Agriculture and Faculty of Science; Professor Branka Vucetic from the School of Electrical and Information Engineering; Dr Mac Shine from the Sydney Medical School; and Professor Tony Weiss from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Life and Environmental Sciences.
  • Romper (US) mentioned a University of Sydney study into the benefits of strength-based exercise for reducing the risk of dying prematurely.
  • ABC Catalyst featured three Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Medicine and Health experts – Professor Peter Cistulli, Associate Professor Samantha Hocking and Dr Nick Fuller – for a special episode on type 2 diabetes. ABC Radio Tropical North interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about the health of sumo wrestlers, in the context of the program. Associate Professor Hocking was also interviewed on ABC Radio National about the episode.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Stephen Simpson from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Life and Environmental Sciences about reframing the conversation around Australia’s obesity epidemic.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Professor Ian Caterson from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Director of the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about the stereotypes surrounding binge eating disorders.
  • ABC Radio World Today and 2GB Sydney, 2TM Tamworth, 2SM Sydney, Triple M and WAVE FM Wollongong interviewed Associate Professor Kirsten Black from the Sydney Medical School and Charles Perkins Centre about new research from the University of Sydney and James Cook University into community attitudes towards abortion law in NSW. The Guardian and Junkee also quoted Associate Professor Black about the research. Buzzfeed Australia reported on the research, quoting Professor Alexandra Barratt from the School of Public Health. Hit104.9 and 2Day FM also reported on the research.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Alice Fabbri from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Pharmacy School about new University of Sydney research revealing the tactics used by industry to influence the research agenda and drive questions away from relevant public health issues. The Guardian, Business Insider and Campus Review also reported on the study quoting Dr Fabbri and Professor Lisa Bero from the Charles Perkins Centre. Dr Juan Rey-Lopez from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health was also quoted in the Guardian, about his study into Coca-Cola’s influence on nutrition research in Spain. 
  • El País (Spain) and El Español (Spain) interviewed Dr Juan Rey López from the School of Public Health about his study of financial influence in scientific studies in the food industry.
  • Nine News (Perth, Canberra, Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane, Darwin) interviewed Professor Luigi Fontana from Central Clinical School and the Charles Perkins Centre about new research questioning the benefits of probiotics, saying people should instead focus on improving their lifestyle and eating better. The interview was syndicated across the NBN and Southern Cross regional television networks.
  • The Guardian quoted Dr Barbara Mintzes from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Pharmacy about the influence of the pharmaceutical industry on government policy and decisions.
  • SBS Online, ABC Radio (Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide), 4CA AM Cairns, Channel 7 (Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, Hobart), ABC Radio Illawarra, 2GB Sydney, ABC Radio Tropical North and Nine’s Today Extra interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about his new book Interval Weight Loss For Life, and his evidence-based approach to reset a person’s metabolism by slowly lowering the body’s weight set point. The Seven interview was syndicated across the Southern Cross regional TV network. Blasting News (Italy) and Nine Honey also quoted Dr Fuller about Interval Weight Loss For Life.
  • Nine (Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Darwin) interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about a consumer survey into the taste and effectiveness of weight loss products. The story was syndicated across the Southern Cross and NBN rural TV networks. ABC Radio Melbourne and 3BA FM Ballarat also interviewed Dr Fuller about a University of Sydney study finding commercial diet programs such as Weight Watchers would be more economically effective for the healthcare system than having GPs provide standard care. KO FM Newcastle also mentioned the research. Daily Telegraph also published an article by Dr Fuller on six lesser-known keys to anti-ageing.
  • Seven (Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane) interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about whether supermarkets stocking Christmas treats early leads to obesity in children. Daily Telegraph also published an opinion article by Dr Fuller on superfoods.
  • ABC Radio Tropical North interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about different types of cooking oils.
  • The Age quoted Dr Sharyn Lymer from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about a study she led that found commercial diet programs such as Weight Watchers would be economically effective for the healthcare system than having GPs provide standard care. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online. 3AW Melbourne and TRFM Gippsland interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about the study.
  • Stuff (NZ) and Fairfax’s Traveller mentioned the Charles Perkins Centre’s partnership with Qantas to research the health impacts of long-haul flights.
  • Independent (UK), Yahoo Style (UK), Express (UK), Metro (UK), El Español (Spain), Galileu (Brazil), INews (UK)Breitbart (US), Time (US), ABC News (US), ABC (Spain), El Español (Spain), Financial Times, Nine’s Honey and Medical News Today reported on an editorial co-authored by Associate Professor Anna Rangan from School of Life and Environmental Science and Charles Perkins Centre on whole-fat dairy versus low-fat or skim products. 360doc (China) and The Senior also reported on the research. ABC Radio Sydney and Nine (Sydney, Perth) interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about the diary study.
  • The Australian and ABC Online quoted Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about research she co-authored on intermittent dieting.
  • New Daily quoted Professor David Raubenheimer from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about the potential implications of feeding animals highly processed pet foods.
  • Sciencemag (US) quoted Professor Lisa Bero from the Charles Perkins Centre on her research into evidence-based medicine and bias.
  • ABC TV’s The Weekly mentioned University of Sydney research into pharmaceutical industry-funded events for Australian health professionals, in a report on over-prescription of addictive opioids.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Natasha Nassar from the School of Medicine about a study she co-authored which warned delaying surgery to fix undescended testicles could put boys at heightened risk of serious health problems.
  • Medical News Today (UK) quoted Dr Lisa Parker form the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Pharmacy about whether mental health apps could be leading to overdiagnosis.
  • The Guardian and an Agence France-Press article syndicated across NDTV (India), Rappler (Philippines), RTE (Ireland), GMA (Philippines), Geo.TV (Pakistan), Breitbart (US), The Hindu (India), Eastday (China) and The Japan Times quoted Dr Melody Ding from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about new research that found people are putting their health at risk by not doing enough exercise.
  • Livemint (India) quoted Dr Melody Ding from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about her research on gender and physical activity.
  • SBS World News TV interviewed Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health about Australia ranking as the 97th most active nation in the world.
  • OutsideOnline interviewed Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about his research that found increased walking pace reduced risk of mortality. Who, Nova 937 (online) and Smooth (online) also quoted Professor Stamatakis about the research. AS.com (Spain) also reported on the findings.
  • Radio Australia interviewed Dr Anne Marie Thow from the School of Public Health and the Charles Perkins Centre about non-communicable diseases in Tonga and other Pacific nations.
  • Spoon University (US) quoted a University of Sydney definition of the glycemic index in an article about sugar alternatives. Canberra Times also reported on the Glycemic Index Testing and Research Service based at the University. Fairfax’s Good Food mentioned University of Sydney glycemic index testing of coconut sugar, regular sugar and quinoa.
  • The Australian Financial Review quoted Professor Garry Jennings, Executive Director of Sydney Health Partners, about new research on the use of mini aspirins to prevent heart attacks and strokes. Professor Jennings says the research is likely to change global guidelines on the use of these drugs among healthy older people.
  • ABC Matter of Fact (News TV, NewsRadio), ABC Radio National and 3AW Melbourne interviewed Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, about the launch of The Obesity Collective – a growing coalition of researchers, health professionals, government and private sector representatives, campaigners, non-profits and consumers seeking to transform the way Australia thinks and acts on obesity – at the 2018 Obesity Australia Summit, held at the University of Sydney. Channel 7 (Perth) and 2MCE Orange also reported on the launch. A column in the Sydney Morning Herald about weight loss quoted Professor Simpson and mentioned the launch of The Obesity Collective. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media and Stuff (NZ).
  • Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, ABC Radio Gold Coast, Campus Morning Mail, Australian Geographic, Ten Daily, The Conversation, LabOnline, Cosmos Magazine and Business Insider reported on the 2018 Eureka Prizes, Australia’s top science awards, mentioning four University of Sydney academics were awarded including Professor Anthony Weiss from the Faculty of Science and Charles Perkins Centre (Innovation in medical research). Professor Weiss was also interviewed on ABC News TV, ABC NewsRadio, ABC Online, ABC Radio (Sydney, Hobart), 2GB Sydney and 3AW Melbourne about his award for research into ‘squirtable’ glue.
  • Campus Morning Mail reported Dr Melody Ding from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre was recognised as the Young Tall Poppy of the Year for 2018, alongside Dr Samantha Solon-Biet and Dr Laura Parker from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences who were also recognised with Young Tall Poppy awards. ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Ding about her award.
  • The Australian and SBS Radio interviewed Professor Luigi Fontana from the Central Clinical School and Charles Perkins Centre, following his appointment as the University of Sydney’s Leonard P Ullmann Chair of Translational Metabolic Health.
  • In an article on Qantas’ new Perth to London flight, The Australian quoted Professor Stephen Simpson on the Charles Perkins Centre’s research partnership with the airline to develop wellness strategies on long-haul flights. An editorial in The Australian’s lift out Wish also mentioned the partnership, as well as Forbes (US), The Australian and Weekend Australian. Folha De S.Paulo (Brazil) also mentioned the Charles Perkins Centre’s research partnership with Qantas to study the effects of long-haul flights.
  • Weekend Australian quoted Professor Adrian Bauman from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about Singapore Airlines resuming flights from Singapore to New York, which will be world’s longest non-stop flight. The article also mentioned the Charles Perkins Centre’s partnership with Qantas to research the health impacts of long-haul flights.
  • ABC TV (Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Hobart, Darwin, Canberra), ABC News TV’s The World, ABC Radio (Adelaide, Darwin) and ABC Online interviewed Professor David Mckenzie from the School of Physics and the Charles Perkins Centre about new research from the University of Sydney and Chris O’Brien Lifehouse into a potential new radiotherapy technique for treating cancer. ABC Radio (Perth, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Darwin, Newcastle, North and West SA) and triple j also reported on the research.
  • Australian Financial Review interviewed Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis about his research into walking and the British Journal of Sports Medicine special edition on walking that he edited, in a story on the mental and physical benefits of walking. Washington Post also interviewed Professor Stamatakis about his research that found walking faster was associated with a reduced risk of mortality.
  • Men’s Health, Liputan6 (Indonesia) and 360doc (China) quoted Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health about his research that found walking pace was linked to reduced risk of mortality.
  • India Times mentioned research from Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health that found working out one or two times a week could add years to your life and reduce the risk of diseases.
  • ABC Online conducted a fact check on sugar consumption and obesity following comments by Group Managing Director of Coca-Cola Amatil Alison Watkins arguing against a sugar tax, quoting Professor Timothy Gill from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre.
  • Lifehacker and Lasexta (Spain) republished an article originally published on The Conversation by Professor McGreevy and Professor Adrian Bauman from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about whether dogs in Australia are walked enough.
  • 2GB Sydney, Star 101.9 Mackay, WAVE FM Wollongong, Bay FM Geelong, 7LA Launceston, Hot FM Sunshine Coast, Curtin FM, 3AW Melbourne, 4BC Brisbane, SEN Melbourne 2CC Canberra, Magic 2CH Sydney, Bay 93.9 Gippsland and Macquarie Sports Radio interviewed Professor Jennie Brand-Miller from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about new research into low calorie diets.
  • Canberra Times reported on the University’s Glycemic Index Testing and Research Service.
  • Nine News (Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane) interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about a weight loss supplement that claims to break down body fat.
  • News Corp’s Delicious quoted Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about the best oil to cook with. Daily Telegraph also published the article that was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • The New Daily quoted Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about A2 milk.
  • Daily Telegraph published an article by Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about the federal government utilising social media influencers in a health and wellness campaign.
  • Daily Telegraph published an article by Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about the dangers of Instagram influencers touting health advice. ABC Radio Tropical North also interviewed Dr Fuller about the negative impacts of social media on health.
  • Seven’s House of Wellness interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about whether obesity should be treated with a similar seriousness to a cancer diagnosis.
  • The Age reported on a new study led by University of Sydney researchers that warns delaying surgery to fix undescended testicles could put boys at heightened risk of serious health problems. The article quoted study author Professor Natasha Nassar and Professor Andrew Holland from the School of Medicine and was syndicated widely across Fairfax Media.
  • The Australian reported on a research project involving the University of Sydney investigating the role of the coenzyme Q10 in the onset of pre-diabetes.
  • Taringa (Argentina) referred to a University of Sydney study that found a low-protein, high-carbohydrate diet may be the most effective for obesity-fighting benefits in an article about the paleo diet and evolutionary nutrition.
  • West Australian mentioned research by the University’s Charles Perkins Centre that looked at 800 dietary weight loss apps and assessed them for accuracy and scientific basis.
  • Eat This, Not That (US) reported on research by the Charles Perkins Centre that found consuming beverages with artificial sweetener can increase appetite, leading to weight gain.
  • SBS Insight mentioned the development of the GI Index by researchers at the University of Sydney.
  • Morning Star (US) quoted Ms Sharyn Lymer from the School of Medicine and the Boden Institute in the Charles Perkins Centre on new research into the cost-effectiveness of weight management by referral to a dedicated weight management program.
  • Northern Territory News reported Professor Louise Baur from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre will be a keynote speaker at the Northern Territory and far north Queensland Diabetes in Pregnancy Partnership Educational Symposium in Darwin this week.
  • ABC Radio National and 3AW Melbourne interviewed Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, about the launch of The Obesity Collective – a growing coalition of researchers, health professionals, government and private sector representatives, campaigners, non-profits and consumers seeking to transform the way Australia thinks and acts on obesity – at the 2018 Obesity Australia Summit, held at the University of Sydney. Channel 7 (Perth) also reported on the launch.
  • Northern Territory News, ABC Radio Northern Tasmania and 2SM Sydney interviewed Dr Lisa Parker from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Pharmacy about a new study by University of Sydney researchers that found mental health apps could be leading to overdiagnosis. Lifehacker and Thrive Global (US) also reported the findings.
  • Dr Barbara Mintzes from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Pharmacy was interviewed on ABC News TV about a new study she co-authored finding many Australian health consumer groups are failing to disclose industry sponsorship arrangements. Buzzfeed Australia also interviewed Dr Alice Fabbri from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Pharmacy about the study.
  • Inner West Courier reported on the Baby1000 study led by Dr Adrienne Gordon from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School, and a new trial seeking Sydney-based participants to investigate the impact of weight on pregnancy.
  • The Herald Sun, Courier Mail and Adelaide Advertiser reported on a study by Professor Stephen Colagiuri from the School of Medicine and Charles Perkins Centre that found despite there being a Medicare rebate for a diabetes annual cycle of care, only 51 percent of clients had their blood levels checked and only 37 percent had all the standard checks.
  • The Daily Mail quoted Professor Stephen Simpson from the Charles Perkins Centre on research into long-haul flights and their impact of sleep, hydration, mental state and food consumption. Flyer Talk (US) mentioned the Charles Perkins Centre’s partnership with Qantas. Fairfax’s Domain quoted Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, about avoiding jetlag, with mention of the Centre’s research partnership with Qantas into health and wellness during long haul flights. 
  • In an interview with Travel Weekly, Qantas chef Neil Perry mentioned he had been working with the University’s Charles Perkins Centre on the food that will help reduce jet lag on long-haul flights.
  • Channel 7 (Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide) and Prime7 Wagga Wagga interviewed Dr Belinda Reeve from Sydney Law School and the Charles Perkins Centre about calls to introduce a sugar tax in response to Australia’s rising obesity levels. 3AW Melbourne also interviewed Professor Louise Baur from the School of Public Health, Children's Hospital Westmead and the Charles Perkins Centre about the proposed tax.
  • Daily Telegraph reported on a study co-authored by Dr Belinda Reeve in the Sydney Law School into junk food advertising regulations that called for children’s exposure to unhealthy food advertising to be a human rights issue. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • Channel 7 Perth interviewed Professor Jennie Brand-Miller from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about the health benefits of coffee.
  • Canberra Times reported on a University of Sydney testing of the Glycemic Index (GI) of steel cut oats.
  • The Land reported on a new low GI sugar mentioning the company who developed the product is involved with the University of Sydney.
  • Courier Mail Brisbane quoted a 2013 study by the University of Sydney’s Glycaemic Index Research Service (SUGiRS) commissioned by Herman Brot, a Queensland baker, to examine his Lower Carb Bread. The study found that the bread would be suitable for consumption by people with diabetes in controlled amounts.
  • The Conversation also published an article by Professor Clara Chow and Professor David Brieger from the School of Medicine and Charles Perkins Centre about their study that found women admitted to Australian hospitals with serious heart attacks are half as likely as men to get proper treatment, and die at twice the rate of men six months after discharge.
  • The Hobart Mercury quoted interviewed Associate Professor Stefanie Schurer from the School of Economics and Charles Perkins Centre on her research that shows that while studying, university students develop a number of important skills which make them work-ready.
  • The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Dr Melody Ding from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre on the health benefits of vegetarianism with studies showing that they have a 29 per cent lower rate of heart disease and an 18 per cent lower risk of cancer.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Dr Melody Ding from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about NSW Ministry of Health data that revealed which medical issues were common to particular areas of Sydney and NSW. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • Channel 9’s A Current Affair and Today program interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about the health benefits of the various varieties of milk. Daily Mail Australia also reported on Dr Fuller’s comments.
  • Daily Telegraph published an article by Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about weight loss and radio personality Kyle Sandilands. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • ABC Radio Tropical North interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Charles Perkins Centre about cholesterol and diets.
  • Daily Telegraph published an article by Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about the discovery that our ancient ancestors would have eaten bread.
  • ABC Online quoted Dr Fiona Kumfor from the Faculty of Science and Charles Perkins Centre about how motivation works in the brain.
  • Nine.com.au reported on an article published in the Medical Journal of Australia co-authored by Alexandra Jones, PhD Candidate in the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre, calling for the introduction of a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages.
  • St George & Sutherland Shire Leader reported Dr Kirstine Bell from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre is among the first graduates of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Future Research Leaders Program.
  • Cadena Ser (Spain), Deporte y Vida (Spain), Hindustan Times (India) and Indian Express (India) reported on a University of Sydney study by the Charles Perkins Centre that shows that increasing the rate of walking to an intermediate pace reduces mortality rates by 20 percent while rapid walking reduces mortality rates by 24 percent.
  • IOL (South Africa) reported on a study by Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre which found that the short walks between bouts of sitting had more benefits than using standing desks.
  • Irish Times quoted Dr Christopher Mayes from the School of Medicine and Charles Perkins Centre about how obese patients are treated in public health messages.
  • Mudgee Guardian quoted Dr James Burchfield from the Charles Perkins Centre on his study supported by Diabetes Australia looking at the breakdown in insulin signaling in the body and how it can contribute to the development of type 2 diabetes.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Mireille Juchau, Charles Perkins Centre Writer in Residence, about three books by author Rachel Cusk, Outline, Transit and Kudos.
  • Daily Telegraph and Hobart Mercury quoted Associate Professor Ollie Jay from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about a US study finding tattooed skin sweats only half as much as non-tattooed skin and helps keep the body warm. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • In Daily reported on a study co-authored by Dr Belinda Reeve in the Sydney Law School and Charles Perkins Centre into junk food advertising regulations that called for children’s exposure to unhealthy food advertising to be a human rights issue.
  • Stuff (NZ) quoted Professor David Raubenheimer and Dr Gabriel Machovsky-Capuska from the Charles Perkins Centre on research showing that cold and warm water events impact on the nutritional balance of fish and squid.
  • WSFM Sydney and 96FM Perth interviewed Dr Louise Hardy from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about the benefits of playing sport for children.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Leonard Kritharides from the School of Medicine and the Charles Perkins Centre about whether it is worth using ECG screening for heart disease.
  • Orlando Sentinel (USA) and ATT (USA) quoted Professor Michael Valenzuela from Sydney Medical School and the Charles Perkins Centre on his research into stem cells in the brain in relation to a University of Central Florida project working on a cure for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.
  • The Conversation published an article by Professor Paul McGreevy from the School of Veterinary Science and Professor Adrian Bauman from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about whether dogs in Australia are walked enough. Business Insider and Phys.org (US) republished the article.
  • Sydney Morning Herald, ABC Radio (Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra), 5AA Adelaide, WIN Wollongong, SBS Radio (Greek) and Time (US) interviewed Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health about his research that found walking faster was linked to a significant reduction in risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality. The Herald story was syndicated across Fairfax Media. An AAP article that quoted Professor Stamatakis was also syndicated in print in the Courier Mail, Daily Telegraph and Weekend West, and widely online including 9News, Yahoo!7, Daily Mail, SBS News, News Corp Australia, The Australian, New Idea as well as extensively in regional online news sites. 2SM Sydney, ABC Radio Canberra, Macquarie Sports Radio, 2GB Sydney, 2CH Sydney, Cruise FM, 4KQ Brisbane, Gold FM, Perth Now, West Australian, Business Insider, Whimn and Knowridge also reported the findings. International coverage included News Hub, Newsweek (US), Eenadu India, India.com, Economic Times (India), Brietbart, US News, Premium Times (Nigeria), Nyheter24 (Sweden), NDTV (India), Mirror (UK), Xinhua (China), Times Now (India), Newsmax (USA), Rappler (Philippines), DD News (India), Startsat60, Medical Xpress, Bustle, Refresher (Czech Republic), Republika (Indonesia), Tech Times (US), Kompas (Indonesia), Naver (Korea), MSN Indonesia, 360doc (China), Inc.com (USA), El Confidential (Spain), Toutiao (China), Morning Star (USA), Big Think (USA) and Malay Mail. The Conversation also published an article by Professor Stamatakis about the research, which was republished on Nine Coach.
  • SBS Insight featured a panel of experts discussing the best strategies for physical exercise. Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health, and Professor Maria Fiatarone Singh from the Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Health Sciences, were featured on the episode.
  • The Guardian quoted Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health about the effects of sitting for long periods of time. 4BC Brisbane also interviewed Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health about exercise. 
  • Fairfax’s Traveller, Australian Financial Review, News.com.au (syndicated across News Corp Australia online), New Idea, Nine.com.au, Daily Mail Australia, West Australian, That’s Life, NZ Herald, MSN NZ, news.com.au, NZ Herald, Detik (Indonesia), MSN (NZ), Flyer talk (US), Folha de S.Paulo (Brazil) and Fox News (US) quoted Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, about insights revealed from passengers being tracked during Qantas’s longest flight from Perth to London. Sky News also discussed the study. Medical Observer also interviewed Professor Peter Cistulli from the Charles Perkins Centre about the Centre’s research partnership with Qantas and his own experience on the airline’s inaugural Perth to London flight.
  • Daily Mail Australia reported on Qantas’ new international transit lounge in Perth, mentioning it was designed in partnership with the Charles Perkins Centre and quoting Professor Peter Cistulli from the Charles Perkins Centre. Australian Business Times also reported on the lounge. Fairfax’s Traveller also published a review of the Perth to London flight, mentioning Qantas’ partnership with the Centre. Who Weekly reported the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre had partnered with Qantas to help develop the airline’s approach to long haul travel.
  • Bloomberg and Business Times (Singapore) interviewed Dr Yu Sun Bin from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Medicine and Monica Nour, PhD Candidate in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre, about Qantas’ new international transit lounge in Perth, mentioning it was designed in partnership with the Charles Perkins Centre. Herald Sun, NDTV (India) and UOL Economia (Brazil) also reported on the lounge. Vogue also reported on Charles Perkins Centre’s partnership with Qantas, quoting Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre.
  • Daily Examiner, Daily Mail, Phys.org, tunisiesoir.com, Biome Ecology and Science Daily (USA) quoted Professor David Raubenheimer from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Life and Environmental Sciences about his research that found golden snub-nosed monkeys prefer to eat more fats and carbohydrates in winter to help generate heat.
  • Science Daily (US), NZ Herald, China South Morning Post, Food Navigator – Asia, Laboratory Equipment and tunisiesoir.com quoted Professor David Raubenheimer and Dr Gabriel Machovsky-Capuska from the Charles Perkins Centre on research showing that cold and warm water events impact on the nutritional balance of fish and squid.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Dr Sarah Maguire, director of the InsideOut Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre, about the impact of eating disorders.
  • Books + Publishing reported a UK publisher has acquired Emily Maguire’s An Isolated Incident, mentioning Maguire was recently awarded the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre’s Writer in Residence fellowship. 
  • Body + Soul, published in the Sunday Telegraph and syndicated nationally across News Corp papers, reported a University of Sydney study that found eating up to 12 eggs per week will not raise cholesterol levels.
  • The Guardian quoted Professor Edward Holmes from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Life and Environmental Sciences on the Global Virome Project and drawing meaningful predictions of new pandemics. 
  • ABC News TV interviewed Dr Sarah Maguire, Director of the University’s InsideOut Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre, about the launch of a federally funded national study allowing hundreds of Australians with eating disorders to access expanded psychological treatments.
  • Manufacturer’s Monthly, Lab+Life Scientist and PACE reported on a new research partnership between the University of Sydney, medical company Whiteley Corporation and the Innovative Manufacturing CRC to develop products that improve bacterial biofilm removal in healthcare, food production and the manufacturing industry.
  • Reuters (UK) quoted Dr Barbara Mintzes from the School of Pharmacy and Charles Perkins Centre about a US study finding one-third of American adults take medications that have the potential to cause depression.
  • Nine.com.au quoted Associate Professor Ollie Jay from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about exercising in the cold.
  • In the Black mentioned the University of Sydney’s partnership with Qantas to examine ways to prevent jet lag on long haul flights.
  • ABC Radio Tropical North interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about superfoods.
  • ABC Tropical North interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre about recommended levels of salt consumption.
  • 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.
  • Der Tagesspiegel (Germany) interviewed Professor David Raubenheimer from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Life and Environmental Sciences about nutrition and obesity.
  • Bloomberg (USA) quoted Professor Georgina Long from the School of Medicine and the Charles Perkins Centre about improved survival outcomes of patients with melanoma.
  • Global News (Canada) quoted Dr Barbara Mintzes from the School of Pharmacy and Charles Perkins Centre about a US study finding one-third of American adults take medications that have the potential to cause depression.
  • Parramatta Advertiser quoted Professor Louise Baur from the School of Public Health, Children's Hospital Westmead and the Charles Perkins Centre about a new study that will investigate the best way to maintain weight loss in adolescents.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Dr Fiona Kumfor from the Faculty of Science and Charles Perkins Centre about research on the link between traumatic brain injuries and dementia.
  • Sydney Morning Herald and Books and Publishing reported Emily Maguire has been announced as the new Charles Perkins Centre Writer in Residence. The Herald article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • Channel 9 (Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Perth), Southern Cross (Victoria, Queensland), ABC Radio Canberra, 2GB Sydney, 3AW Melbourne, 4BC Brisbane, 5AA Adelaide, 6PR Perth, Macquarie Sports Radio, HOFM Hobart, 765AM 5CC Port Lincoln, Magic 89.9 FM Port Lincoln, Hot 100 Darwin, Classic Rock Radio, 98.5 Sonshine FM Perth, ABC South East SA and 7LA Launceston interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about his research finding there is no link between eating eggs and the risk of cardiovascular disease for people with pre or type 2 diabetes. Channel 7 (Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Adelaide, Brisbane, regions), Ten Daily, ABC Radio Darwin, Yahoo!7, Yahoo! News (Argentina), Global News (Canada), Newsmax (US), ABC News (US), The Hindu (India), UOL (Brazil), Express (UK), Speigel Online (Germany), El Economista (Spain), NewsmaxHealth (US), Okezone (Indonesia), VivaBem (Brazil), BOL NOTÍCIAS (Brazil), UPI (US), Tech Times (US), United Press International, MedicalResearch.com, Cosmos Magazine, Nine.com.au, ABC Sunshine Coast, Libertad Digital (Spain), Everyday Health (US), Tempo.co (Indonesia), a Herald Sun article syndicated across News Corp Australia as well as Channel 7 (Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Adelaide, Brisbane) and an AAP article syndicated across West Australian, SBS Online, Yahoo!7 and Fairfax Regional Press, also reported the findings.
  • Daily Mail Australia and New Idea quoted Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about the dangers of consuming the placenta.
  • Nine’s House of Wellness interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about the rising levels of obesity in Australia.
  • ABC Radio Tropical North interviewed Dr Fuller about how nuts can help in weight management.
  • Australian Financial Review interviewed Dr Jim Manos from Central Clinical School and Charles Perkins Centre about a new manufacturing research partnership between the University of Sydney, medical company Whiteley Corporation and the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre to develop products that improve bacterial biofilm removal in healthcare, food production and the manufacturing industry.
  • The Australian, PACE and Campus Morning Mail reported Professor Dacheng Tao from the Faculty of Engineering and IT, Professor Geordie Williamson from the School of Mathematics and Statistics, Professor Christopher Dickman from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Professor Jennie Brand-Miller from the Charles Perkins Centre and the School of Life and Environmental Sciences have been appointed new fellows of the Australian Academy of Science, the most of any single institution. ABC News TV discussed the new fellows elected to the Australian Academy of Science mentioning Professor Geordie Williamson from the School of Mathematics and Statistics and Professor Jennie Brand-Miller from the Charles Perkins Centre and the School of Life and Environmental Sciences. Women Love Tech also reported on Professor Brand-Miller’s election.
  • 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane discussed a University of Sydney research paper on sugar consumption that was mentioned during an episode of ABC’s Four Corners.
  • Sydney Morning Herald reported on new research from Dr Kieron Rooney from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre and Emeritus Professor Robert Boakes from the Faculty of Science, looking at the impact sugar has on memory. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media. ABC News TV, TV3 NZ, 4WK Toowoomba and 2SM Sydney also interviewed Dr Rooney from the about his research, and ABC Radio Brisbane discussed the findings.
  • Daily Telegraph reported on new research from the University that found a link between children receiving general anaesthetic and reduced literacy and numeracy skills. The article quoted the study’s senior author Professor Natasha Nassar from the School of Public Health and the Charles Perkins Centre and was syndicated across News Corp Australia online. WSFM, The Advocate, ABC Radio, 2MCE Orange, 2SM Sydney Inquirer.net (Philippines), Sydney Morning Herald, ABC Radio Sydney, 6PR Perth, 2SM Sydney and an AAP article syndicated across News Corp Australia, SBS Online and Yahoo!7 also reported on the research.
  • ABC Radio National mentioned Emily Maguire has been announced as the new Charles Perkins Centre Writer in Residence.
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Professor Margaret Allman-Farinelli from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about the many number of products on the market that claim to cure jet lag or prevent side effects of long haul travel. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • Border Mail published an article by Dr Sinead Boylan from the School of Medicine and Charles Perkins Centre about the need to consider the health impacts of climate change. The article was syndicated across rural Fairfax Media.
  • Deccan Chronicle (India) mentioned an article co-authored by Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about the health benefits of exercise.
  • Blacktown Advocate quoted Professor Louise Baur from the School of Public Health, Children's Hospital Westmead and the Charles Perkins Centre about a new study that will investigate the best way to maintain weight loss in adolescents.
  • Reuters (UK) mentioned a study from the University of Sydney that found heavy backpacks are not responsible for back pain in children.
  • ABC Radio Tropical North interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about how nuts can help in weight management.
  • The Australian’s Higher Ed Daily Brief and Nine Honey reported on the launch of the InsideOut Institute, Australia’s first research institute dedicated to eating disorders, a collaboration between the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Local Health District. ABC North West Qld Mt Isa interviewed Dr Sarah Maguire from Sydney Medical School and Charles Perkins Centre about the launch.
  • Nine.com.au quoted Professor Jennie Brand-Miller from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre on the potential health consequences of abstaining from dairy foods.
  • Nine.com.au quoted Associate Professor Andrew Holmes from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre about gut microbiome.
  • Weight Watchers Sydney quoted Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about the Body Mass Index.
  • Condé Nast Traveler (US) mentioned the University of Sydney’s partnership with Qantas to examine ways to prevent jet lag on long haul flights.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about the benefits of exercise.
  • The Australian reported Alana Valentine’s new play The Sugar House, set in Pyrmont around CSR’s sugar factory, would open at the Belvoir and mentioned she is a writer in residence at the Charles Perkins Centre.
  • Channel 9 interviewed Professor Clara Chow, Director of Westmead Applied Research Centre and Charles Perkins Centre Westmead Co Academic Director, about a text messaging alert system to combat heart attacks being tested across the country.
  • Which 50 quoted Dr Shahadat Uddin from the School of Civil Engineering and Charles Perkins Centre about a new study using medical records and data mining to predict risk of type-2 diabetes.
  • ABC Online quoted Associate Professor Andrew Harman from the School of Medicine and Charles Perkins Centre and Fahad Ali, a genetics student with the Sydney Nano Institute and Sydney Institute for Agriculture, about the intersection between science and religion.
  • ABC Online quoted Professor Timothy Gill from the School of Medicine and Charles Perkins Centre about a proposal to include graphic health warnings on sugary drinks.
  • The Lancet published a profile of the Charles Perkins Centre and its strategy and research focus on nutrition, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and associated conditions. Academic Director Professor Stephen Simpson, Professor David Raubenheimer, Professor Lisa Bero and Professor Margaret Allman-Farinelli were all quoted in the article.
  • ABC Online, ABC TV (News, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Darwin), ABC Radio (Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Darwin), Channel 7 (Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Darwin), SBS Online, SBS World News, Sky News, triple j, 2GB Sydney, 2CC Canberra, 5AA Adelaide, Smooth FM, Star FM and 2MCE Orange reported Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt and NSW Minister for Mental Health Tanya Davies had launched the InsideOut Institute, Australia’s first research institute dedicated to eating disorders, a collaboration between the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Local Health District. Coverage included interviews with InsideOut Institute director Dr Sarah Maguire from Sydney Medical School and School of Psychology, as well as Ambassador and former Olympian Jana Pittman and Champions Liam Manning and Ash Myburgh who all have lived experience of an eating disorder. Whimn, New York Post (US) and an AAP story widely syndicated including Daily Mail, Yahoo!7, news.com.au, The Australian, News Corp metro online mastheads, NT News and extensive online regional media also reported on the institute.
  • SBS World News reported on the launch of Sydney Imaging, a new next-generation medical imaging facility at the University of Sydney, interviewing Professor Paul Bannon from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School. An AAP article syndicated across News Corp Australia, Daily Mail Australia, Naver (Korea) and Yahoo! News Australia also reported on the launch.
  • A column in the Sun Herald by Pro-Chancellor of the University and former rugby union player Peter Fitzsimons AM quoted Dr Kieron Rooney from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about ABC Four Corners’ upcoming episode on sugar.
  • ABC Radio (Darwin, Alice Springs, Central Victoria) interviewed Professor Eddie Holmes from the Marie Bashir Institute, Faculty of Science and Charles Perkins Centre about his research into how viruses infecting humans today have evolved over time. Cosmos Magazine, Science Alert, Scientific American, News-Medical.Net, Science Daily, Nature, The Hindu, Alphr, RT, UPI, 凤凰网-科技 (China) and Phys.org also reported on the joint research between the University of Sydney, the China Centre for Disease Control and Prevention and the Shanghai Public Health Clinical Centre.
  • The Herald Sun quoted Professor Ian Caterson, from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Director of the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre, on the potential impact of the government tightening rules around using superannuation to pay for bariatric surgery. The story was syndicated across News Corp newspapers. ABC Radio Adelaide also interviewed Professor Caterson about the topic.
  • The Age and Sydney Morning Herald reported Qantas had updated its Perth lounge ahead of Perth to London non-stop flights, in consultation with the Charles Perkins Centre, in order to help reduce jetlag. The story was syndicated across Fairfax Media regional press. ABC Radio Melbourne also mentioned the partnership, in a segment on resetting your body clock for daylight saving time.
  • The Guardian mentioned the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health’s Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis and his study into dog ownership and health, in an article about owning a dog in Australia.
  • Delicious interviewed Professor Chris Semsarian from Sydney Medical School and Charles Perkins Centre, and Dr Kieron Rooney from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about whether energy drinks should be banned for people under sixteen.
  • Mashable produced a video about biomedical engineers at the University of Sydney developing surgical glue MeTro, which can heal wounds in 60 seconds. Metro (Brazil) also reported on the technology.
  • Herald Sun quoted Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about the need to stop celebrities from promoting uninformed health advice. The story was syndicated across NewsCorp Australia. Dr Fuller was also quoted in the Daily Mail and TVNZ (New Zealand).
  • Channel 9’s Today interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about sugar-free diets. Nine.com.au also quoted Dr Fuller.
  • Nine News quoted Dr Anne Marie Thow from the Sydney Medical School and Charles Perkins Centre about the potential benefits of a sugar tax.
  • Espanol.yahoo.com (Argentina) and La República (Peru) reported on a study led by Professor Anthony Weiss from the Charles Perkins Centre and the School of Life and Environmental Sciences that developed a breakthrough medical technology to help heal wounds.
  • Daily Mail (UK) quoted Associate Professor Michael Buckland from the Charles Perkins Centre, the Brain and Mind Centre and the Sydney Medical School on the under-reporting of sport-related concussion.
  • ABC Radio (Perth, Canberra) interviewed Professor Kirrie Ballard from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about her research into the genetics of stuttering.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald, The Canberra Times, The Brisbane Times, and WA Today referred to Charles Perkins Centre research on the influence of conflicts of interest in artificial sweetener studies.
  • Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre warned against programs that advocate quitting sugar, in a Sunday Telegraph feature on Sarah Wilson and her decision to close down her I Quit Sugar business. The story was syndicated across News Corp’s Sunday liftout magazines and online.
  • Australian Financial Review reported on the investment in Australian start-ups and young companies in the last three months, mentioning the purchase of Elastagen, a University spinoff founded by Professor Anthony Weiss from the Charles Perkins Centre and the School of Life and Environmental Sciences, by Dublin based Botox manufacturer Allergan.
  • ABC Radio Melbourne interviewed Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about the use of step counters and targeting 10,000 steps a day.
  • ABC’s Four Corners interviewed Dr Kieron Rooney from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre and Emeritus Professor Robert Boakes from the School of Psychology about the sugar industry. The episode referenced a University of Sydney research paper on sugar consumption. ABC Radio National also discussed the episode. The Conversation also highlighted an article about industry influence on research by Professor Lisa Bero from the Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Pharmacy as something to read ahead of the episode.
  • The Australian reported on the rise of biotechnology companies, mentioning the purchase of Elastagen, a University spinoff founded by Professor Anthony Weiss from the Charles Perkins Centre and the School of Life and Environmental Sciences, by Dublin based Botox manufacturer Allergan.
  • Daily Mail Australia reported Qantas has unveiled a new menu, developed in collaboration with researchers from the Charles Perkins Centre. Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, was quoted.
  • Seven (Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne), Southern Cross Tasmania, Prime 7 (Gold Coast, Canberra, Newcastle) and ABC Radio (Perth, NSW Statewide Drive, Gold Coast) interviewed Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, about Qantas unveiling a new menu for its 787 Dreamliner flight from Perth to London, developed in collaboration with researchers from the Charles Perkins Centre. Delicious, Gourmet Traveller, Lifehacker, Travel Weekly, Australian Financial Review, News Corp’s Escape, Business Insider, Yahoo! Finance, News.com.au (syndicated across News Corp Australia), Nine.com.au, InDaily, West Australian and an AAP article syndicated across Fairfax Regional Media, Mix 102.3 and Gold 104.3 also quoted Professor Simpson about the collaboration. ABC Radio Adelaide and New Zealand Herald also reported on the menu, mentioning the University of Sydney and the Charles Perkins Centre. ABC Radio Brisbane, 6PR Perth, ABC Radio (Adelaide, Newcastle), WSFM, finder.com and Vogue also mentioned the collaboration. A second article in the West Australian also focused on the new menu.
  • Daily Telegraph reported Qantas was due to fly its inaugural Perth to London path, mentioning passengers on board will take part in research being conducted by the University’s Charles Perkin Centre. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia. Business Insider also reported the menu on board was developed in collaboration with the Charles Perkins Centre.
  • There was widespread domestic and international media coverage of Qantas launching the first flight from Perth to London, which mentioned the airline is working with the Charles Perkins Centre on air health wellbeing research. Professor Peter Cistulli from the Charles Perkins Centre was quoted in an Adelaide Advertiser article syndicated across News Corp papers nationally and interviewed on 6PR Perth. Weekend Sunrise interviewed Professor Stephen Simpson and PhD candidate Monica Nour about the partnership, the inflight trial and tips to reduce jetlag. There was coverage in the Australian Financial Review, The Australian, West Australian, Sunday Age, Canberra Times, Daily Mail, The Guardian, Channel 7 News (Perth), Channel 10 News (Perth), ABC Radio (NewsRadio, Sydney, Canberra), Travel Weekly, Escape and a review was published across News Corp outlets online. Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, Professor Stephen Simpson was quoted in BBC (UK) about the work of the Centre, which will study the impact of long haul flights on the human body. Internationally, the news was covered by BBC News (UK), Naver (Korea), 凤凰网-资讯 (China), La Vanguardia (Spain), Financial Times (UK), The Hindu (India), iDNES (Czechoslovakia), The Boston Globe (US), Travel + Leisure (US), Unilad (UK), Origo (Hungary), Business Times (Singapore), Manilla Bulletin, Pakistan Today, Jakarta Post, South China Morning Post, New Zealand Herald, Brietbart (US), The Financial Express (India), Forbes (US), The Telegraph (UK), London Evening Standard (UK), Digital Trends (US), Fortune (US), Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (US), Business Times (Singapore), The Boston Globe (US) and World News (Ukraine).
  • Forbes (US) reported Qantas has partnered with the Charles Perkins Centre to introduce a series of new initiatives on its Perth to London flight.
  • The Australian and Daily Mail Australia quoted Professor Peter Cistulli from the Charles Perkins Centre about the research he will conduct on board Qantas’ inaugural Perth to London flight tomorrow night. Bloomberg (US) also quoted Professor Rico Merkert from the Business School about the potential flow on benefits to the resource sector from the new direct flight.
  • Nine’s Today and 2UE Talking Lifestyle interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about the health star rating system after Milo was stripped of its 4.5 stars.
  • Daily Mail Australia, 2SM Sydney and Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Associate Professor Ollie Jay from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about his research into foetal heat stress risk for pregnant women engaging in exercise in warm weather or using spas and saunas. The Sydney Morning Herald article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online. Courier Mail, Huffington Post (UK), The Telegraph (UK), The Independent (UK), The Sunday Times (UK), Deccan Chronicle (India), The Irish Times, US News and World Report, The Herald (Scotland), Times of Malta, BT (UK), AOL (UK) and an AAP article syndicated across SBS, The Australian, Daily Mail. Yahoo! and News Corp Australia online also reported on the study.
  • Professor Vicki Flood from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre was quoted about her research on the link between the diets of mothers and their children in an AAP article syndicated across The Australian, Daily Telegraph, news.com.au, Herald Sun, SBS World News Australia, Courier Mail, Adelaide Now, Geelong Advertiser, Gold Coast Bulletin, Northern Territory News, Yahoo!, Townsville Bulletin, Cairns Post and Daily Mail (UK). 6PR Perth and 2GB also mentioned the study.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Jennie Brand-Miller from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Life and Environmental Sciences about her double cochlear implants and a new online hearing test, hearprint.com, developed by Cochlear Ltd. 
  • The Australian and Campus Review 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.
  • Daily Mail Australia mentioned research by Professor Lisa Bero from the Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Pharmacy about industry funding of studies on artificial sweeteners.
  • SBS Online reported on a University of Sydney study that found energy drinks are more strongly linked to dental problems than traditional soft drinks, quoting Dr Louise Hardy from the Sydney School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre.
  • Health (US) quoted Dr Yorgi Mavros from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about the benefits strength training in older people can have on their cognitive function.
  • Business Insider, Rappler (Philippines) and Yahoo! Finance republished an article originally published on The Conversation by Dr Kieron Rooney from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about the health effects of too much sugar.
  • SBS replayed an episode of Insight about the gut microbiome, featuring Associate Professor Andrew Holmes from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Life and Environmental Sciences.
  • triple j interviewed Isobel Ronai, PhD Candidate in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre, about her research into the sterility of the worker honeybees.
  • Professor Stephen Twigg from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School was quoted on News.com.au about a drug to treat type-2 diabetes, which the government will extend funding for under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. The article was syndicated across News Corp online.
  • Australian Financial Review, Campus Morning Mail, BioTech Dispatch, Global Cosmetics News, Retail Pharmacy and Pharmacy Daily reported medical technology company Elastagen, a University spinoff founded by Professor Anthony Weiss from the Charles Perkins Centre and the School of Life and Environmental Sciences, has entered into an agreement to be acquired by global biopharmaceutical company Allergan, the manufacturer of Botox, for $US95 million ($A120 million). The Pharmacy Daily article quoted Professor Weiss.
  • New York Times quoted Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, about new food regulations in Chile intended to tackle increasing levels of obesity in the country.
  • Fairfax’s Traveller, Australian Financial Review, Stuff.co.nz, Ifeng (China), Australian Business Traveller, Travel Weekly, Delicious Magazine and Traveltalk mentioned Qantas has partnered with the Charles Perkins Centre to investigate the health impacts of long haul travel.
  • The Australian mentioned the Charles Perkins Centre’s partnership with Qantas that will investigate the ideal lighting scenarios for planes, while profiling lead designer of Qantas’s new Boeing 787 Dreamliner David Caon.
  • Channel 9 (Sydney, Perth, Darwin, Brisbane, Adelaide) and Southern Cross (Sunshine Coast, Townsville, Bundaberg, Rockhampton, Cairns, Toowoomba, Mackay, Wollongong, Wagga Wagga, Central West, ACT) interviewed Professor David James from the Charles Perkins Centre about new research that found boosting the key molecule CoQ10 could potentially prevent or alleviate the development of pre-diabetes. An AAP article syndicated across News Corp Australia, Fairfax Regional Media, The Australian, Daily Mail Australia, Yahoo (7 News, Australia, New Zealand) also quoted Professor James and co-author Dr Daniel Fazackerley from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Life and Environmental Sciences.
  • ABC’s Catalyst interviewed Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, and Associate Professor Andrew Holmes from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Life and Environmental Sciences about gut bacteria and how it impacts our health.
  • Nine.com.au quoted Professor David Raubenheimer from the Charles Perkins Centre about his research into the ideal amount of protein to include in a diet.
  • The Guardian published an article co-authored by Professor Ian Caterson from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Foundation Director of the Boden Institute of Obesity Nutrition Exercise and Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre comparing sponsorship of the Olympics by Coca-Cola and McDonalds with that of tobacco companies two decades ago.
  • Seattle Times (US) reported on findings by Professor Edward Holmes from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Sydney Medical School and Charles Perkins Centre that detected hepatitis B in a 500-year-old child mummy buried in Italy.
  • Dr Sun Bin from Sydney Medical School and Charles Perkins Centre was quoted in Women’s Fitness about her research on optimal sleep duration.
  • An AAP article syndicated across SBS Online, West Australian, Daily Mail Australia, NT News, Nine.com.au, Hobart Mercury, Yahoo (7, New Zealand) and Shepparton News quoted Associate Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health about a study that showed physical activity of any kind can significantly reduce an older person’s risk of death.
  • Marie Claire quoted Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about dieting.
  • Channel 9’s Today interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about which diets are the best or worse to follow.
  • ABC Radio Perth and ABC Online interviewed Associate Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute for Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about fasting during Lent.
  • MSN (Indonesia) quoted Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute for Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about the impact on dieting on your body.
  • ABC Radio Adelaide interviewed Associate Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute for Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about changes in the muscles of the hip, bottom, and thigh areas as people age.
  • ABC News TV, ABC Online, ABC Radio Sydney, 2GB Sydney, 3AW Melbourne, 5AA Adelaide and 7LA Launceston interviewed Associate Professor Kirsten Black from Sydney Medical School and the Charles Perkins Centre about her research that found the rates of overweight and obese first-time mothers has risen, which is linked to an increase in serious pregnancy complications and trauma. Channel 10’s Studio 10, ABC Radio (Hobart, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, Capricornia), triple j and Northern Territory News also reported on the research. Daily Telegraph and Cairns Post also mentioned the research while reporting on a new weight-loss trial for overweight pregnant women to be led by Dr Adrienne Gordon from Sydney Medical School and the Charles Perkins Centre.
  • ABC Radio (Radio National, Sydney) interviewed Professor Dame Linda Partridge, Director of the Institute for Healthy Aging at University College London, ahead of her keynote address at the 2018 Charles Perkins Centre Annual Lecture.
  • ABC Online, ABC News TV Breakfast, ABC Radio (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Darwin, Alice Springs, Western Queensland, Wide Bay), triple j, 6PR Perth and 2SER interviewed Dr Barbara Mintzes from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Charles Perkins Centre about new research that reveals a link between educational events sponsored for healthcare workers sponsored by pharmaceutical companies and the overdiagnosis and overtreatment of certain conditions. Channel 10’s Studio 10 also mentioned the research.
  • The Age quoted Dr Keiron Rooney from the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre about new research from Monash University that discovered a switch in the brain that controls fat burning. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • Australian Men’s Fitness quoted Professor Jennie Brand-Miller from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about her research that found carbohydrates was beneficial for health.
  • In an interview on ABC Gold Coast, Dr Nic West from Griffith University's Menzies Health Institute mentioned he had worked with the University’s Charles Perkins Centre to study immunology in athletes.
  • The Conversation published an article by Dr Andrew Campbell from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about overuse of smart phones. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • The Conversation published an article by Isobel Ronai, PhD Candidate in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre, and Dr Kate Lynch, Postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Philosophy and Charles Perkins Centre, about advances in gene technology amid a review of gene technology regulations.
  • The New Daily quoted Associate Professor Michael Skilton from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about fish oil and heart health.
  • Dr Shantel Duffy from Sydney Medical School and the Charles Perkins Centre was interviewed on ABC Radio Canberra about the upcoming Keep Your Life in Mind forum on risk factors for dementia.
  • The Australian published an article co-authored by Professor Shaun Jackson from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School about the urgent action required to stave off an obesity and diabetes epidemic.
  • Women’s Health & Fitness mentioned research by Associate Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health that found strength training is as vital as aerobic exercise in reducing the risk of premature death.
  • Sydney Morning Herald quoted Professor Louise Baur from the School of Public Health, Children's Hospital Westmead and the Charles Perkins Centre about new research that found obesity was “socially contagious”. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.
  • ABC Online and ABC Radio Sydney mentioned research by Professor Jennie Brand-Miller from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre into Australian sugar consumption and obesity, as well as the work of the Glycemic Index Foundation, while discussing the sugar tax. ABC Radio Perth also mentioned the research. An opinion article in the Daily Telegraph quoted Professor Brand-Miller about sugar consumption in Australian diets and obesity. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • IFL Science quoted Associate Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute for Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about the science of hangry. Nine.com.au also quoted Associate Professor Salis about people’s inability to recognise their own weight.
  • Radio National Health Report interviewed Professor Louise Baur, Associate Dean and Head of the Westmead Clinical School, Professor of Child & Adolescent Health, Professor at the Sydney School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about how to address obesity. ABC Radio National also interviewed Professor Baur about obesity in school children and what can be done to lower the rate of childhood obesity.
  • The Conversation published an article co-authored by Associate Professor Ollie Jay, Senior Lecturer in Exercise and Sport Science and Charles Perkins Centre, about extreme heat in sport and why using a fixed temperature cut-off isn’t the simple and easy solution many believe it is. ABC Online re-published the article. Daily Telegraph, Courier Mail, 2UE Talking Lifestyle, 2GB Sydney, 3AW Melbourne, 2SER FM, 2UE Talking Lifestyle, ABC Radio (NewsRadio, Melbourne), 2UE Talking Lifestyle and 4BC Brisbane also interviewed Associate Professor Jay.
  • 2GB Radio interviewed Dr Andrew Campbell, Senior Lecturer in Psychology from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre about Facebook making changes to their news feed algorithm which will allow people to see more posts from family and friends. 2UE Talking Lifestyle also interviewed Dr Campbell about the impact of social media on the mental health of young people.
  • Chanel 7 (Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide) interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about a low GI sugar called nucane. Dr Fuller was also interviewed about eating carbohydrates to lose weight by Chanel 9’s Today, and about the potential for a sugar tax to be introduced into Australia by 2GB Sydney.
  • In an article about a tax on sugary drinks, the Sun Herald published a table depicting kilocalories sold per capita per day from sugar-sweetened beverages, and credited Dr Anne Marie Thow from the Charles Perkins Centre.
  • PhD candidate Alice Fabbri from the Charles Perkins Centre is quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald about how sponsorship from pharmaceutical companies of educational activities for doctors has impacted upon the types of drugs they prescribe to patients. The story was syndicated widely across Fairfax outlets.
  • Vogue.com.au published a review of Qantas’ new Dreamliner plane, and outlined changes made to the aircraft and flying experience as a result of the airline’s research partnership with the Charles Perkins Centre.
  • Professor Timothy Gill from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre was quoted in The Guardian about the Australian Medical Association’s push for a tax on sugar sweetened beverages.
  • The Australian quoted Ilan Dar-Nimrod from the School of Psychology and the Charles Perkins Centre about concerns the discovery of a gene related to sexual preference may inadvertently lead to more homophobia.
  • The Wire interviewed Associate Professor Stefanie Schurer from the School of Economics and Charles Perkins Centre about her research that found the Federal Government’s income management during the Northern Territory Emergency Response had a short-term negative impact on children’s birth weights and school attendance rates.
  • ABC’s 7.30 interviewed Dr Barbara Mintzes from the Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Pharmacy about the influence of pharmaceutical companies over doctors to promote their products, in relation to a contraceptive device with reportedly serious side-effects. ABC Online quoted Dr Mintzes about Australian abortion statistics. The Star (Canada) and Metro News (Canada) also quoted Dr Mintzes about a popular morning sickness drug that has been found to be ineffective. ABC Radio National also interviewed Professor Lisa Bero from the Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Pharmacy about pharmaceutical company influence.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clarke about the launch of the University’s new Planetary Health Platform, a multidisciplinary initiative – that includes the Charles Perkins Centre – that will build knowledge and capacity for the transformation to a sustainable world. Sydney Morning Herald also reported on the launch.
  • West Australian reported on a study that involved the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre that analysed the University of Sydney Union’s Facebook page and found high levels of promotion of unhealthy foods and alcohol, which could contribute to students’ poor diets and lifestyles.
  • AdNews and Marketing Magazine reported the Food Governance Node at the Charles Perkins Centre is among a group of health groups calling for a touring Coco-Cola truck to cease.
  • CAAMA Radio, 2MCE Orange and Koori Mail interviewed Associate Professor Stefanie Schurer from the School of Economics and Charles Perkins Centre about her research that found the Federal Government’s income management or welfare restriction policy, which rolled out during the Northern Territory Emergency Response, had a short-term negative impact on children’s birth weights and school attendance rates.  
  • Daily Telegraph reported on the partnership between the University’s Charles Perkins Centre and Qantas to research ways to combat jet lag, quoting Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre. Fairfax’s Traveller also mentioned the partnership while reviewing the Qantas 787 Dreamliner route from Melbourne to Los Angeles. The review was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • Crikey quoted Associate Professor Kirsten Black, Joint Head of Discipline of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology and Professor Lisa Bero from the Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Pharmacy about an ABC 7.30 report into the safety of long term reversible contraceptives. ABC Radio National also interviewed Professor Bero about Champix, a drug used to treat nicotine addiction.
  • Dr Louise Baur from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney School of Public Health was interviewed by Channel 10’s the Project and Channel 7 News about NSW Health advice to refer to patients as 'above the healthy weight', rather than obese.
  • Findings by Professor Edward Holmes from the Faculty of Science, Sydney Medical School, Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Charles Perkins Centre – which detected hepatitis B in a 500 year-old child mummy buried in Italy was reported on in The New York Times (US), CBC (Canada)Star Tribune (US), Qatar Tribune and across numerous international media outlets.
  • The Age and Stuff quoted Dr Kieron Rooney, Senior Lecturer from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre, in an article about what sugar does to the brain. Fairfax’s Executive Style also quoted Dr Rooney about cutting down on sugar consumption. The story was syndicated by Fairfax Media.
  • Senior Au quoted Associate Professor Ollie Jay, Senior Lecturer Exercise and Sport Science from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre on ways to stay cool in the heat. Daily Telegraph also quoted Associate Professor Jay about how people’s bodies adapt to living in hot places. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald reported on research into the science of ageing, and interviewed Academic Director Professor Stephen Simpson about the Charles Perkins Centre’s work examining the impact of a low-protein, high-carbohydrate diet. The story was syndicated across Fairfax Media and discussed on 2GB Sydney.
  • 2GB, SBS Online and ABC Radio (Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane) interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about evidence-based weight loss techniques and his new book on the subject.
  • The Daily Telegraph quoted Professor Adrian Bauman from the Charles Perkins Centre about exercise apps. The story was syndicated across News Corp outlets.
  • Nine.com.au and Daily Liberal reviewed Qantas’ first Dreamliner flight, and mentioned the Charles Perkins Centre was working with the airline to better understand and mitigate the effects of long-haul flying. The partnership was also mentioned in an interview with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines CEO Pieter Elbers, published on Yahoo! (Singapore), MSN (UK) and Business Insider (India and UK).
  • Choice quoted Professor Jennie Brand Miller from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Environmental and Life Sciences on the safety of the ketogenic diet.

2017

  • Sunday Age and Sunday Telegraph mentioned Qantas’s partnership with the Charles Perkins Centre to develop a new, more holistic approach to long-haul travel. The articles were syndicated across Fairfax Media and News Corp Australia respectively. Globe and Mail also reported on the clinical trial being developed to measure how long-distance flying affects passengers’ health.
  • news.com.au article about how light therapy helped the Socceroos beat jet lag mentioned Qantas and the Charles Perkins Centre are investigating how to use light therapy on Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • The Sunday Telegraph quoted Qantas creative director of food, beverage and service, Neil Perry, who mentioned their partnership with the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre.
  • Herald Sun and Courier Mail reported on new research from Dr Louise Hardy in the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre that looked at the impact of consuming sugar-sweetened drinks on oral health. The Herald Sun article was syndicated online across Adelaide Advertiser, Daily Telegraph, Hobart Mercury, NT News, Geelong Advertiser, Cairns Post and Townsville Bulletin. An AAP article syndicated across The West AustralianYahoo! New Zealand, GWN7, Yahoo! News, Prime7, SBS Online and Perth Now also reported on the research. Dr Hardy was also quoted in Daily Telegraph, Adelaide Advertiser, Mamamia, 2MCE Orange and 6PR Perth. The article was syndicated across News Corp publications.
  • The Sunday Telegraph quoted Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, about obesity and associated health risks specific to the 18 to 35 year-old age group in Australia. The article was syndicated widely across News Corp mastheads including the Sunday Mail Adelaide.
  • Nine News (Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide, Darwin) and NBN News (Lismore, Mackay, Central Coast, Newcastle Hunter, North Queensland, Gold Coast, Tamworth, Coffs Harbour, Illawarra) reported the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre in collaboration with the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital is recruiting for a landmark study that focuses on the early stages of pregnancy. Project Leader Dr Adrienne Gordon was interviewed about the Baby1000 project. TheSydney Morning Herald and Sunday Herald Sun also published features about the project, which will assess the effects of diet, weight, stress and smoking on the first 1000 days of a child’s conception.
  • The Sunday Telegraph and Sunday Times reported the Charles Perkins Centre in collaboration with the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital is recruiting for the Baby1000 project, a landmark study that focuses on the early stages of pregnancy. Project Leader Dr Adrienne Gordon was quoted about the project. ABC Radio Sydney, WSFM and 2SM Sydney also interviewed Dr Gordon about the study. Geelong Advertiser, Townsville Bulletin, Border Mail, Daily Advertiser, Gold Coast Bulletin, Newcastle Herald and Northern Daily Leader also reported on the study. Online coverage included Daily Mail Australia, news.com.au (syndicated across News Corp Australia), Sydney Morning Herald(syndicated across Fairfax Media online), New Daily, 9News and other regional news sites. Dr Gordon was also interviewed by Ten News (Sydney)7 News (Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane) and Southern Cross Hobart on the importance of women preparing for pregnancy by eating well beforehand.
  • Channel 9 News (Sydney, Brisbane), TEN Eyewitness News (Sydney) interviewed the CEO of Qantas Alan Joyce about the company’s partnership with the University’s Charles Perkins Centre to investigate a variety of research projects including the optimal cabin lighting and temperature for passengers’ health.
  • In interviews with Sky NewsWeekend West and Ifeng (China) Mr Joyce also mentioned the airline’s partnership with the University’s Charles Perkins Centre.
  • A review of Qantas’ new 787-9 Dreamliner in Fairfax Media’s Traveller also mentioned the partnership.
  • Seven’s Sunrise interviewed Professor Steven Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, about the Centre’s partnership with Qantas to study sleep and health on long-haul flights. Business Insider also mentioned the partnership in a review of Qantas’ new Dreamliner plane.
  • The Australian, Daily Telegraph, Courier Mail, Cairns Post, West Australian, Vogue, Sky News, Lifehacker, Channel 9’s News (Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth) and Today program, TEN Eyewitness News (Melbourne) and ABC Radio (Sydney) reported Qantas will unveil a new route to the US from Brisbane that uses Boeing’s Dreamliner. The coverage mentioned Qantas has a partnership with the University’s Charles Perkins Centre to discover solutions to health and wellbeing issues associated with long-haul flights. Articles from AAP and News Corp were syndicated widely across online publications.
  • Reviews of Qantas’ new 787-9 Dreamliner in the Australian Financial Review and News Corp’s Escape mentioned the airline’s partnership with the Charles Perkins Centre to discover solutions to health and wellbeing issues associated with long-haul flights. The New Zealand Herald also reported on the partnership.
  • News Corp Australia’s Escape and Fairfax’s Traveller mentioned Qantas’s partnership with the Charles Perkins Centre to develop a new, more holistic approach to long-haul travel.
  • ABC’s Catalyst interviewed Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre and Associate Professor Andrew Holmes from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Life and Environmental Sciences about gut bacteria and how it impacts our health.
  • ABC’s Catalyst interviewed Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, and Associate Professor Andrew Holmes from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Life and Environmental Sciences about gut bacteria and how it impacts our health. The episode was part two of a three part special.
  • Twin research was also featured in ABC TV’s Catalyst, with contributions from Twin Research Australia and Twin Research node leader Susan Carrick.
  • Sydney Morning Herald reported on new research from Associate Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about strength training reducing the risk of premature death. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media. Associate Professor Stamatakis also published an article in The Conversation about the research.
  • 6PR Perth, ABC Radio (Perth, Newcastle) also interviewed Associate Professor Stamatakis about the research, and there was widespread coverage including by ABC OnlineThe AustralianDaily Mail Australia, Yahoo! 7, The New Daily, HuffPost Australia, Stuff.co.nz, Yahoo! New Zealand, Shepparton News, Courier MailGold Coast BulletinSBS Viceland, 3AW Melbourne, Sunraysia Daily, The Indian Express, India Today, Men’s Health,Men’s Fitness and ABC Far North.
  • Metro (US) and Steemit (US) quoted Associate Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health about research that found strength training is as vital as aerobic exercise in reducing the risk of premature death.
  • News Corp Australia’s Escape and Fairfax’s Traveller mentioned Qantas’s partnership with the Charles Perkins Centre to develop a new, more holistic approach to long-haul travel.
  • 2GB Sydney, 3AW Melbourne, SEN Melbourne, 4BC Brisbane, 5AA Adelaide, Curtin FM, HO FM Hobart  andMixx FM Horsham interviewed Professor Margaret Allman-Farinelli from the Charles Perkins Centre and the Faculty of Science about whether diet will overtake cigarettes as the number one modifiable cause of disease and death in Australia.SBS Online and Herald Sun also reported on the story. The Herald Sun article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.
  • ABC News TV, ABC Radio (AM, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane) and ABC Online interviewed Professor Lisa Bero from the Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Pharmacy about new figures that reveal drug companies are paying health professionals to attend conferences and do consultancy work.
  • Dr Louise Hardy from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School was quoted in the Daily Telegraph andTownsville Bulletin about a new study that found 99 percent of Australian children fail to meet common health guidelines.
  • Professor Stephen Colagiuri from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre was quoted in the Sunday Age and Sun Herald about a new survey that found 92 percent of Australians consider obesity to be a serious public health problem and almost 90 percent support government intervention.
  • 2UE Sydney, Unocero (Mexico), Clarin (Argentina), Digital Trends (US), International Business Times(Indonesia), Detik Health (Indonesia), Xataka (Spain), Sina (China), Eastday (China) and 인사이트 (Korea)interviewed Professor Anthony Weiss from the Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Science about a new ‘squirtable’ quick-sealing surgical glue technology that he developed with a team of international researchers. Healthline (India) also reported on the research
  • 2GB Sydney, 5AA Adelaide and ABC Riverina interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Charles Perkins Centre about World Obesity Day and his research into interval weight loss. Dr Fuller was also interviewed on Channel 7 News (Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth) about preventing type two diabetes by altering diet. He was also interviewed by Who Weekly, Studio 10, ABC Radio Sydney and 2HD Newcastle about his new book Interval Weight Loss.
  • 2UE Sydney interviewed Professor Stephen Colagiuri from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about Australians being in denial of how obese they are.
  • Dr Louise Hardy from the School of Public Health and the Prevention Research Collaboration (PRC) based in the Charles Perkins Centre was interviewed on ABC North Queensland about a recent health survey of children aged five to 16 in NSW, which found that many fail to meet health and nutrition guidelines. 
  • Daily Telegraph quoted Dr Louise Hardy from the School of Public Health about research that looked at six health behaviours children should follow to reduce their risk of non-communicable diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Professor Margaret Allman-Farinelli from the Charles Perkins Centre and the Faculty of Science about how much water people should drink per day.
  • Campus Morning Mail reported Professor Edward Holmes from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre has been awarded a NSW Premier’s Award in Science and Engineering for Biological Sciences.
  • Toowoomba Chronicle and Express (UK) mentioned research from Professor Edward Holmes from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre while reporting on an outbreak of the plague across south-east Africa. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia’s regional newspapers
  • ABC TV (Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Hobart, Canberra), ABC Radio (Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Darwin) interviewed Professor Lisa Bero from the Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Pharmacy about new figures that reveal drug companies are paying health professionals to attend conferences and do consultancy work. Channel 10’s Studio 10, ABC Radio (Sydney, Gold Coast, Northern Territory), ABC North and West SA and News.com.au also reported on the figures.
  • The Australian quoted Dr Sun Bin from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School and Professor Nicholas Glozier from the Brain and Mind Centre about their study that found quality of sleep is more important than duration.
  • 2SER interviewed Associate Professor Michael Skilton from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about the importance of breakfast.
  • Reader’s Digest (US) quoted Associate Professor Greg Neely from the Faculty of Science and the Charles Perkins Centre about the detrimental impact of artificial sweeteners on weight loss.
  • ABC (North Queensland, Western Queensland) interviewed Dr Ollie Jay from the Faculty of Health Sciences about heat policies in place at the Rugby League World Cup.
  • ABC News TV interviewed Dr Becky Freeman from the School of Public Health about the growing concern around the safety of e-cigarettes.
  • SBS Online quoted Associate Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute for Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about research that looked at the impact of eating late at night.
  • Washington Post (US) interviewed Professor Stephen Simpson, academic director of the Charles Perkins Centre, about the University of Sydney’s collaboration with Qantas researching health and wellbeing on long haul flights. Business Insider quoted Professor Simpson about how to best manage jet lag. Yahoo! News (US) quoted Professor Simpson about the impact jet lag can have on your body. The New Zealand Herald also mentioned the Charles Perkins Centre’s research into health and wellbeing on long haul flights.
  • 3AW Melbourne, ABC News TV, Seven (Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne), Prime 7 (Newcastle, Canberra Gippsland), SBS World News TV, Southern Cross Tasmania, ABC News TV, ABC Radio (Sydney, NewsRadio), 6PR Perth, Channel 10’s The Project, 2GB Sydney, 4BC Brisbane and ABC Newcastle and Radio Adelaide interviewed Professor Anthony Weiss from the Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Science about a new ‘squirtable’ quick-sealing surgical glue technology that he developed with a team of international researchers. New York Post (US), NY Daily News (US), Computer Hoy (Spain), Uproxx (US), Huffington Post (UK), CTV News(Canada), Inquisitir News (US), Futurism (US), New Atlas (Canada) and an AAP article syndicated across News Corp Australia online, SBS Online, Australian Financial Review, The New Daily, Illawarra Mercury, Sunraysia Daily and Burnie Advocate also reported on the research. Gizmodo (US), Taringa (Argentina), Engadget (US),Spiegel Online (Germany), Indian Express, TecMundo (Brazil), IFL Science (Canada), 自由時報電子報(Taiwan), РИА Новости (Russia) and Yahoo! News (UK) were among other international media outlets to report on the research.
  • ABC Radio National and ABC Radio Canberra interviewed Professor Lisa Bero from the Charles Perkins Centre about her research which found more than a quarter of research papers may distort or overhype their findings. ABC’s The Drum, The AustralianCampus Morning Mail, SeniorAu, Campus Review and CBC Radio (Canada) also reported on the research.
  • ABC Radio Sydney mentioned research from Professor Lisa Bero from the Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Pharmacy about unconscious bias in scientific papers.
  • Professor Ian Caterson from the Boden Institute and School of Life and Environmental Sciences was interviewed on ABC Radio National about Medicare figures that reveal an increase in weight loss surgery.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Associate Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about whether making fitness activities more fun would encourage Australians to meet minimum physical activity guidelines. The article was syndicated across Fairfax Media.
  • ABC NewsRadio, ABC Radio Darwin and 2UE Sydney interviewed Dr Nick Fuller from the Charles Perkins Centre about dieting.
  • Business Insider (US) quoted Dr Barbara Mintzes from the Faculty of Pharmacy on how patients can be better informed on the efficacy of different treatment options.
  • ABC (Radio NationalWestern Queensland, Far North Queensland, North West Queensland) interviewed Dr Barbara Mintzes from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Charles Perkins Centre about her research into pharmaceutical sponsorship of medical professional events.
  • ABC News TV and ABC NewsRadio interviewed Dr Sarah Maguire from the Boden Institute about the Federal Government’s pledge to give nearly $3m for greater support and treatment for people with eating disorders.
  • Australian Financial Review mentioned research from the University that looked at how industry funding into the efficacy of artificial sweeteners impacts results.
  • SBS Online quoted Dr Quinn Grundy from the Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Pharmacy about new research that found smartphone apps could be an effective treatment option for people with mild to moderate depression.
  • The Conversation published an article about whether binge-watching television increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes. It was co-authored by Dr Melody Ding, Dr Josephine Chau and Associate Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre.
  • Travel + Leisure (US) quoted the Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, Professor Stephen Simpson, about the University’s partnership with Qantas for research air travel health and wellbeing.
  • The Australian Financial Review reported on two new full-time MBAs offered by the Business School which feature close collaboration with the Charles Perkins Centre. Director of the MBA, Professor Guy Ford, was quoted.
  • An Australian Financial Review article, which was syndicated in Fairfax Media outlets including the Sydney Morning Herald, about Qantas’ plans for non-stop flights between Sydney and London mentioned the company has a research partnership with the University’s Charles Perkins Centre, which will investigate ways to reduce jetlag. Business Insider(US) also reported on the partnership.
  • Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, was quoted in Business Insider (US),Weekend Australian, Australian Aviation, Yahoo!7Time (US), and MSN (UK)  about the bioscience of jetlag and other research areas the Centre will pursue in a partnership with Qantas.
  • ABC Catalyst interviewed Professor Stuart Grieve from Sydney Medical School and the Charles Perkins Centre, and Professor David Winlaw, and Professor Carmine Gentile from Sydney Medical School about cardiac health. Other researchers from the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering were also featured in footage.
  • Dr Nick Fuller from the Charles Perkins Centre was interviewed by Channel 7’s Today Tonight, Channel 7 Adelaide,Channel 9 (Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth), SBS World News and 2GB Sydney about his new book Interval Weight Loss.
  • Dr Nick Fuller from the Charles Perkins Centre was quoted in the Sunday Herald Sun about weight loss in response to claims from chef Pete Evans that three meals a day is too many. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia’s online mastheads.
  • He was also quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald and Sun Herald about the book, in articles that were syndicated across Fairfax media.
  • Dr Josephine Chau from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre was quoted in The Australian about her research that tracked the decreasing level of physical activity in Australian adults since 1989.
  • Australian Jewish News mentioned Professor Tony Weiss from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre was one of three Australian academics collaborating with Technion, a public research university in Israel.
  • The Australian Financial Review mentioned Professor Joerg Eberhard had recently been appointed Chair of Life Span Oral Health in the Faculty of Dentistry and Charles Perkins Centre, following a dontation by Pacific Smiles Dental co-founder Dr Alex Abrahams. 
  • Vix (Argentina) quoted Associate Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute for Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about the science on hangry.
  • Manly Daily interviewed Dr Camilla Hoyos from the Charles Perkins Centre and the Brain and Mind Centre about her research into the links between dementia and diet.
  • Dr Nick Fuller from the Charles Perkins Centre was interviewed on Channel 7 (Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth), WSFM Sydney and Southern Cross TV about a do-it-yourself blood test making it easier to detect type-2 diabetes and to screen blood sugar levels at home. HuffPost Australia also quoted Dr Fuller in an article on the initiative.
  • Dr Josephine Chau from the School of Public Health and the Charles Perkins Centre was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald about her research that found physical activity levels of Australians have not risen since 1989. The article was syndicated across Fairfax. ABC Radio Melbourne interviewed Dr Josephine Chau from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about her research that found Australian adults are not engaging in enough exercise.
  • SBS News and Nine.com.au quoted Associate Professor Greg Neely from the School of Life and Environmental Science and Charles Perkins Centre about his research that found using artificial sweeteners combined with a low-carb diet can increase food consumption. The West Australian also reported on the research.
  • The Saturday Paper mentioned University of Sydney research that revealed the extent of drug company-funded education events for health professionals in Australia.
  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Louise Baur from the School of Public Health and the Children's Hospital Westmead about how to address obesity in children.
  • Women’s Health quoted Associate Professor Amanda Salis from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School in an article about emotional reactions to low blood glucose levels.
  • Mt Druitt St Marys Standard quoted Professor Adrian Bauman from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre about the health effects of sedentary lifestyles.
  • Local News Corp newspapers in Melbourne quoted Associate Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and the School of Public Health about his research into dog ownership and health.
  • Associate Professor Greg Neely from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and Charles Perkins Centre was quoted in the Australian Financial Review, NDTV (India), Zee News (India) and Deccan Chronicle (India) about hisresearch into the impact artificial sweeteners could have on weight gain. ABC Radio (Canberra, Sydney) interviewed Associate Professor Neely. ABC Radio Sydney, Daily TelegraphThe New Daily, Xinhua (China), Business Insider Australia, regional News Corp newspapers, That's Life, Better Homes and Gardens, Hans India (India),Smooth FM, and New FM Newcastle also reported on the research. Associate Professor Neely was also quoted in theWest Australian about scientists successfully editing a human embryo using the CRISPR technique.
  • Phys.org (US) quoted Dr Melanie Zeppel from the Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Pharmacy about her research into how drought-affected trees die.
  • Channel 7 News (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Perth), Channel 9 News (Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth, Darwin), TEN Eyewitness News (Sydney, Adelaide, Perth) and Sky News reported the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre and Qantas announced a world first air travel health and wellbeing partnership to reshape customers’ experience of long haul flights. Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, and Alan Joyce, Qantas Group CEO, were interviewed for the broadcasts, which were syndicated across Channel 7, Channel 9 and TEN News regional outlets. Professor Simpson also spoke to 3AW Melbourne and was quoted in ABC Online, along with Professor Peter Cistulli from the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Medical School.
  • Professor Stephen Simpson was also interviewed by Australian Business Travel, 3BA FM (Ballarat), Mixx FM (Horsham), and 7LA Launceston about the Centre’s new research partnership with Qantas. A number of papers also reported on the project, including the West Australian, Morning Bulletin Rockhampton and Sunshine Coast Daily. Fairfax’s Executive Style Magazine also mentioned the launch.
  • The partnership was also covered by ABC Radio (Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth)Triple J, Travel Daily and JOY 94.9 FM, and mentioned in The Australian, Daily Telegraph, Gold Coast Bulletin, Herald Sun and News.com.au.
  • The Daily Telegraph, Herald Sun, Adelaide Advertiser, Courier Mail and Cairns Post reported on new research from the Charles Perkins Centre that revealed the extent of drug company-funded events for doctors and health professionals in Australia. Dr Quinn Grundy, postdoctoral research associate with the Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Pharmacy, was interviewed by the Sydney Morning HeraldABC News 24, 2MC Orange and the Bendigo Advertiser about the study and concerns around influence and transparency.
  • ABC PMRadio 6PR (Perth) and CBC Health (Canada) interviewed Dr Barbara Mintzes, senior lecturer with the Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Pharmacy, about the study.
  • ABC Gold Coast, 2GB, 4BC, 98.5 Sonshine FM Perth and 2SM Sydney also reported on the research and co-author Ray Moynihan, from Bond University, wrote an opinion piece on the research that was published by the Sydney Morning Herald.
  • The Conversation published an article co-written by Professor Lisa Bero and Alice Fabbri from the Charles Perkins Centre about their research into drug company sponsorship of events attended by medical professionals
  • Professor Jennie Brand-Miller from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald about The Good Carb Cookbook authored by Dr Alan Barclay. Syndicated articles appeared in the Age and Canberra Times.
  • Professor Brand-Miller was also quoted in a Bloomberg article about poor diets in India leading to a diabetes epidemic.
  • Professor Louise Baur from the Sydney Medical School and the Charles Perkins Centre was interviewed by ABC RadioNewcastle regarding the announcement by NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard that it will be compulsory to weigh children when they visit the GP or hospital. Dr Louise Hardy from the Sydney Medical School was also interviewed about the topic onABC Radio Perth. Dr Hardy was also quoted in an article about activities designed to get children physically active, published by the Newcastle Herald, the Standard and the Examiner.
  • Professor Adrian Bauman from the School of Public Health and Charles Perkins Centre was interviewed by ABC Radio (Darwin, Alice Springs, Kimberley) and Triple J and quoted on ABC Online about a new Aboriginal health program launched on Elcho Island in the Northern Territory.
  • Associate Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre was quoted by news.com.au about fasting diets. 
  • Sydney Morning HeraldThe Australian, ABC (News Online, The World Today)The Brisbane Times, Yahoo!, news.com.au, 9News.com.au, Herald Sun, Perth Now, 2TM (Tamworth), ABC Radio (Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth, Hobart, Darwin, triple j), 2SM Sydney, 2GB Sydney, 3AW Melbourne, 4BC Brisbane, 6PR Perth and Curtin FM Perth quoted Dr Quinn Grundy from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Charles Perkins Centre about the dangers of relying on mindfulness phone apps to treat mental health issues, the topic of this year’s Bias and Research Integrity Node Symposium. Elle Australia also quoted Dr Grundy.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald, Age, Canberra Times and syndicated articles reported on research findings on ageing, including the discovery of the ‘Hayflick limit’ by microbiologist Dr Leonard Hayflick, who was in Australia last week to speak at the Australian Biology of Ageing Conference hosted by the Charles Perkins Centre. 
  • SMH, WA Today, AgeBrisbane Times, Canberra Times and SBS The Feed reported on research by Sean Coogan, PhD student from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Life and Environmental Sciences, that found urban ibis show a strong preference for carbohydrates over their more natural protein and fat-rich diet. Fairfax Media coverage of the study was also syndicated in local newspapers. 
  • Yahoo! (UK, Canada) referenced comments made by Associate Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about Body Mass Index as a measure of a person’s health. 
  • The Daily Telegraph, Herald Sun, Adelaide Advertiser, Northern Territory News, Geelong Advertiser, Courier Mail, Adelaide Now and Townsville Bulletin also interviewed Dr Rosilene Waern from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Life and Environmental Sciences about the Concord Health and Ageing in Men project, in context of her presentation at the conference.
  • The Australian, Daily Telegraph, Adelaide Advertiser, Cairns Post, Courier Mail, Gold Coast Bulletin, Daily Mail, SBS Online, Nine.com.au, News.com.au, Huffpost CanadaForeign Affairs (New Zealand) and syndicated articles reported a new study has found waist circumference is a better indicator of early death than Body Mass Index. Author of the study, Associate Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Public Health, was quoted.
  • Associate Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre was quoted on The Australian, Daily Telegraph, Gold Coast Bulletin, Courier Mail andNews.com.au about strategies to lose weight after Easter. 
  • ABC News (Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, regional Queensland, regional Victoria, regional NSW, Online), ABC Radio (Canberra, Sydney), Penrith Press, Penrith City Gazette and other regional newspapers reported Australia’s first family-centred, multidisciplinary clinic to tackle obesity has been opened by the NSW Health Minister. The article mentioned the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District has partnered with the Charles Perkins Centre to deliver the service. 
  • Radio National’s Health Report interviewed Alexandra Jones from the Charles Perkins Centre and George Institute for Global Health as part of a discussion on the need for a sugar tax.
  • 3AW Melbourne and Nine.com.au interviewed Associate Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about the most effective food plans for weight loss. 
  • Professor Louise Baur from Sydney Medical School was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald, Age, Daily Telegraph, Northern Territory News and other outlets on the small proportion of overweight or obese children who have a weight management plan with their doctor. 
  • The Sun Herald, Sunday Age and Sunday Canberra Times quoted Associate Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about the purpose of the Body Mass Index calculation, which she said was a better indicator of population rather than individual health. 
  • The Senior published Fairfax’s report on Professor Jennie Brand-Miller’s research into Australians’ soft drink and added sugar consumption, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
  • Dr Alistair Senior from the Charles Perkins Centre was interviewed on ABC PM about a new study that found calorie restriction does not guarantee lifespan extension. 
  • The Charles Perkins Centre is seeking older Australians to take part in a new meal delivery trial to test how dietary changes affect late-life health, reported Pharmacy Daily. Co-lead investigator Alison Gosby, postdoctoral fellow at the School of Life and Environmental Sciences, was also interviewed on Talking Lifestyle.
  • Gulf News (UAE) referenced a study by Associate Professor Greg Neely and Dr Kevin Wang from the Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Science examining food consumption in fruit flies and mice when given food containing sucralose.
  • Dr Melody Ding from the School of Public Health was interviewed on ABC Radio (Melbourne, Sydney) and WS FM Sydney about a new study that found eating three to four serves of vegetables daily is associated with a lower incidence of psychological stress. The Adelaide Advertiser, Nine.com.au, SBS OnlineFox News (US), Sydney Morning Herald,Age, Canberra Times, Senior Au2SM Sydney, 2GB Sydney, 5AA Adelaide, Cruise Adelaide, 4BC Brisbane, 4KQ Brisbane, 6PR Perth, Curtin FM, Power FM and Daily Mail also reported on the research findings. 
  • South China Morning Post referenced a study by Associate Professor Greg Neely and Dr Kevin Wang from the Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Science examining food consumption in fruit flies and mice when given food containing sucralose.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald, Age and Canberra Times quoted Associate Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about the health benefits of eating whole foods with minimal processing. 
  • Daily Mail quoted Professor Stephen Simpson from the Charles Perkins Centre about what constitutes a good diet at different stages of life. 
  • Business Standard (India) quoted Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, about new research suggesting eating protein daily reduces heart disease and cancer risk in old age.
  • Stuff (New Zealand) quoted Associate Professor Amanda Salis from the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre about the health benefits of eating whole foods with minimal processing.
  • Associate Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the Charles Perkins Centre was quoted in Executive Style, Sydney Morning Herald and Stuff.co.nz (New Zealand) about a new study conducted by the Mayo Clinic on whether high-intensity interval training can prevent cellular ageing. 
  • The Sydney Morning Herald and Age reported scientists, bioethicists and clinicians will meet at the Charles Perkins Centre at the University of Sydney to discuss the future of gene editing and whether current laws reflect public attitudes.