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  • ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Adam Guastella from Sydney Medical School and the Brain and Mind Centre about whether oxytocin delivered via nasal spray could help children with autism.
  • Business Insider quoted Associate Professor Barney Tan from the Business School about Chinese company Alibaba’s entry into the Australian market. The article was syndicated on Yahoo Finance and MSN.
  • Ten’s The Project and The Wire interviewed Professor Bing Ling from Sydney Law School about over one million people in Hong Kong taking to the streets to protest a proposed extradition law that could see suspects sent to mainland China. ABC Radio Newcastle and 2GB Sydney also interviewed him on this topic.
  • ABC Radio Sydney interviewed Dr Cate Madill from the Faculty of Health Sciences about how the sound of voices influences perceptions of personality. The interview was syndicated nationally across ABC Radio.
  • Xinhua (China) and Toutiao (China) quoted Professor Hans Hendrischke from the Business School about the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions. 东方网 (China) quoted him about the US economy’s relationship with the Chinese supply chain. People's Daily (China) quoted him about the US-China trade war. The Conversation quoted Professor Hendrischke and Dr. Wei Li about decreased Chinese investment in Australia and the need for a more balanced debate about the national interest, according to research by the Business School and by KPMG. 
  • Daily TelegraphNorthern District Times and Southern Courier quoted Emeritus Professor Ivan Kennedy from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences (recently awarded an Order of Australia) about the safety of weed killer Roundup, after reports an Australian gardener is suing the manufacturers claiming its active ingredient glyphosate causes cancer. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online.
  • An Agence France-Presse article widely syndicated online, including SBS World News and Yahoo! News, quoted Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan from the Department of Government and International Relations about Chinese President Xi Jinping’s upcoming visit to North Korea. The News Daily quoted him on how Australia could respond to the US-China trade war. The ABC and Sina (China) quoted him on the impact of Chinese carrier “Liaoning” carrier “Liaoning”s trip on China’s relations with US and Japan.
  • Detik (Indonesia) quoted Professor John Keane from the School of Social and Political Sciences about his research on the concept of post-truth politics. ABC Online quoted him about the changing relationship between Hong Kong and China. 
  • The Wire interviewed Dr Mark Post from the Department of Linguistics about a conference the University of Sydney is hosting on the preservation of Indigenous languages in the Himalayas.
  • Sunday Telegraph and Nine Coach quoted Professor Rebecca Mason from Sydney Medical School about research into vitamin D-deficiency in office workers. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia online. 2SM Sydney also mentioned the research.
  • SBS Radio Cantonese interviewed Dr Wei Li from the Business School on issues including Australia’s job marketwages and enterprise bargainingthe possibly of a recession in Australiazero-tariff policies and superannuation and its impact on first-home buyersChina News also quoted her about the opportunities and challenges of doing business with Asia.