ICS in the Media

Latest media appearances

For a collection of expert commentary related to COVID-19, see ICS Response to COVID-19.

  • The Guardian – Australia News (opens in a new window) publishes an article titled ‘Healing can begin with a handshake: inside Sydney’s only Aboriginal-run drug and alcohol counselling centre’. Associate Professor George Morgan, Institute for Culture and Society and School of Humanities and Communication Arts, is quoted in the piece.
  • The podcast, Conversations in Anthropology (opens in a new window), interviewed Dr Malini Sur from the Institute for Culture and Society.
  • In further coverage, YourLifeChoices (opens in a new window) reported that electricity prices are continuing to increase. Dr Declan Kuch, Institute for Culture and Society, comments.
  • ABC News online (opens in a new window) interviewed Dr Declan Kuch from the Institute for Culture and Society about the social impact of cheaper electricity.
  • Further coverage by Australian Daily Bulletin (opens in a new window) of a piece first published in The Conversation (opens in a new window) by Emeritus Professor David Rowe, Institute for Culture and Society, titled, ‘Pat Cummins’ becomes Australian men’s test captain: why is it so rare for a fast bowler to take the reins?’.
  • Further coverage by Scroll.in (opens in a new window) of a piece first published in The Conversation (opens in a new window) by Emeritus Professor David Rowe, Institute for Culture and Society, titled, ‘Pat Cummins’ becomes Australian men’s test captain: why is it so rare for a fast bowler to take the reins?’.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) published an article by Emeritus Professor David Rowe, Institute for Culture and Society, titled: ‘Pat Cummins becomes Australian men’s test captain: why is it so rare for a fast bowler to take the reins?’. Republished to The Conversation Canada (opens in a new window) Australian Online News (opens in a new window) ForeignAffairs.co.nz (opens in a new window).
  • 3AW 693 News Talk (opens in a new window) interviewed Emeritus Professor David Rowe, Institute for Culture and Society, about the relationship between politics and sports.
  • ABC News (opens in a new window) interviewed Emeritus Professor David Rowe, Institute for Culture and Society, about America’s diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
  • Further coverage by Over60 (opens in a new window) of an opinion piece first published by The Conversation (opens in a new window) by Dr Louise Crabtree from the Institute for Culture and Society titled ‘Can property survive the great climate transition?’.
  • In continuing coverage, Mirage News (opens in a new window) reported that Professor Deborah Stevenson, Institute for Culture and Society, has been newly elected as a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.
  • Rask Media (opens in a new window) reported on ‘finfluencers’ and the way we learn about personal finance through social platforms, highlighting research co-authored by Dr Benjamin Hanckel, Young and Resilient Research Centre, Institute for Culture and Society.
  • 3AW (opens in a new window), 3AW 693 News Talk (opens in a new window) reported on fossil fuel advertising in sport, interviewing Emeritus Professor David Rowe, Institute for Culture and Society, on the topic.
  • Campus Morning Mail (opens in a new window) reported Australia’s leading social scientists, including Professor Deborah Stevenson, Institute for Culture and Society, have been elected as Fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia as part of a widely anticipated annual announcement.
  • Channel 7 Melbourne (opens in a new window) interviews Dr Joanne Orlando, School of Education and Institute for Culture and Society, about the use of social media.
  • BBC (opens in a new window) interviewed Emeritus Professor David Rowe, Institute for Culture and Society for a documentary on barefoot culture in Australia. ABC Newcastle (opens in a new window)  (2:10) also interviewed Professor Rowe about a report into the economic impact of hosting a local supercars event.
  • Business Daily Media (opens in a new window) published an opinion piece titled, ‘The Brisbane Olympics are a leap into an unknowable future’ by Emeritus Professor David Rowe, Institute for Culture and Society.  The piece was first published in The Conversation.
  • 702 ABC Sydney (part 1, part 2) (syndicated by the ABC Network) spoke to Dr Joanne Orlando, School of Education and Institute for Culture and Society, about a draft bill to create a privacy code for social media companies for young users.
  • Triple J Radio (opens in a new window) has a conversation with Dr Joanne Orlando, School of Education and Institute for Culture and Society, about new draft legislation that restricts the use of social media for children of a certain age.
  • In further coverage, ABC Illawarra (part 1 (opens in a new window), part 2 (opens in a new window)) interviews Associate Professor Rae Dufty-Jones, Principal Research Fellow at the Centre for Western Sydney and School of Social Sciences and Institute for Culture and Society. The interview follows Associate Professor Dufty-Jones’ co-authored piece for The Conversation with Professor Andy Marks, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Strategy, Government and Alliances and Director of the Centre for Western Sydney, titled: ‘After a bombshell day at ICAC, questions must be asked about integrity in Australian politics’.
  • Further Coverage by Women’s Agenda (opens in a new window) of an opinion piece by Professor Andy Marks, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Strategy, Government and Alliances and Director of the Centre for Western Sydney, and Associate Professor Rae Dufty-Jones, Principal Research Fellow at the Centre for Western Sydney and School of Social Sciences and Institute for Culture and Societytitled: ‘After a bombshell day at ICAC, questions must be asked about integrity in Australian politics’.
  • Business Daily Media (opens in a new window) publishes a letter to Prime Minister Scott Morrison about the inclusion of temporary visa holders in the JobSeeker Payments and Coronavirus Supplements. Signed by Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson, School of Humanities and Communication Arts and Institute for Culture and Society.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle (part 1 (opens in a new window), part 2 (opens in a new window)) (syndicated by ABC Upper Hunter AM) interviews Professor Paul James, Institute for Culture and Society, about private member bills that have made it into law in the federal sphere.
  • ABC News (opens in a new window) publishes a social media misinformation quiz, interviewing Dr Tanya Notley, Institute for Culture and Society and School of Humanities and Communication Arts, on the topic.
  • ABC Radio National (part one (opens in a new window) and part two (opens in a new window)) interviewed Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson, from the School of Humanities and Communication Arts and Institute for Culture and Society, about diversity and demographics in Western Sydney.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) publishes an article by Emeritus Professor David Rowe, Institute for Culture and Society, titled: ‘Howzat? The Ashes are on, but so is the pandemic’. Republished to Australian Online News, ForeignAffairs.co.nz, News Chant, The News Daily.
  • ABC Radio National (opens in a new window) speaks to Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson, School of Humanities and Communication Arts and Institute for Culture and Society, about the characteristics of Western Sydney as a region.
  • In further coverage, Kumparan (opens in a new window), MSN Indonesia (opens in a new window) (in Indonesian) (PDF translation attached) quote Dr Joanne Orlando, School of Education and Institute for Culture and Society, following an article she wrote for The Conversation (opens in a new window) titled: ‘China’s new rules allow kids on video games just 3 hours a week – but gaming addiction isn’t about time, it’s about attitude’.
  • Small Caps (opens in a new window) reports on share market trading trends, highlighting new co-authored research by Dr Benjamin Hanckel, Young and Resilient Research Centre, Institute for Culture and Society, into the experiences of young investors.
  • In further coverage, Neos Kosmos – print (opens in a new window) republishes an article authored by Dr Sukhmani Khorana, Institute for Culture and Society and Young and Resilient Research Centre, titled: ‘From veggie gardening to op-shopping, migrants are the quiet environmentalists’. Originally published to The Conversation.
  • The Sun-Herald – print (opens in a new window), The Sunday Age - print (opens in a new window), The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window)  (syndicated to The Age, Brisbane Times, WAtoday.com.au) report on the thousands of new investors who have joined sharemarket trading during the pandemic, highlighting new co-authored research by Dr Benjamin Hanckel, Young and Resilient Research Centre, Institute for Culture and Society, into the experiences of young investors.
  • In further coverage, ForeignAffairs.co.nz (opens in a new window), Architecture And Design (opens in a new window) republish an article authored by Dr Emma Power, Institute for Culture and Society and School of Social Sciences,titled: ‘Australia’s housing laws are changing, but do they go far enough to prevent pet abandonment?’. Originally published to The Conversation.
  • The Educator Australia (opens in a new window) reports Australia's young people deserve a Bill of Rights highlighting the annual ‘What Matters?’ survey, conducted by the Whitlam Institute at Western Sydney University. Associate Professor Philippa Collin, Institute for Culture and Society and Translational Health Research Institute, comments on the findings.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) publishes an article authored by Dr Emma Power, Institute for Culture and Society and School of Social Sciences,titled: ‘Australia’s housing laws are changing, but do they go far enough to prevent pet abandonment?’. Dr Power speaks to2SER (opens in a new window) on the topic.
  • ABC Radio National (opens in a new window) interviews Dr Kylie Budge, Adjunct Fellow at School of Humanities and Communication Arts and Institute for Culture and Society, about her new book, ‘Art After Instagram’.
  • Further coverage by Jioforme (opens in a new window) on new restrictions on gaming in China for those under the age of 18. Dr Joanne Orlando, School of Education and Institute for Culture and Society is quoted in relation to gaming addition.
  • ABC 702 Sydney (opens in a new window) interviewed Emeritus Professor David Rowe, Institute for Culture and Society on binge TV watching, the topic of a talk he is presenting at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre.
  • ABC Darwin (opens in a new window), ABC Alice Springs (opens in a new window) and ZME Science Blog (opens in a new window) reported on new restrictions on gaming in China for those under the age of 18. Dr Joanne Orlando, School of Education and Institute for Culture and Society is interviewed in relation to gaming addition.
  • Further coverage by 4WK 936AM (opens in a new window) on a report that the number of people locked out of disability support and forced on to inadequate JobSeeker payments has more than tripled since 2007. The story notes the report was co-authored by Associate Professor Karen Soldatic from the School of Social Sciences and Institute for Culture and Society.
  • Mirage News (opens in a new window) reported that the number of people locked out of disability support and forced on to inadequate JobSeeker payments has more than tripled since 2007. The report was co-authored by Associate Professor Karen Soldatic from the School of Social Sciences and Institute for Culture and Society who is quoted in the story.
  • In further coverage, 702 ABC Sydney (opens in a new window) reports on ‘Binge’, an online seminar in Q Theatre's free talks and ideas series, noting Emeritus Professor David Rowe, Institute for Culture and Society, as keynote speaker.
  • In further coverage, Startup Daily (opens in a new window) republishes an article co-authored by Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson, School of Humanities and Communication Arts and Institute for Culture and Society, titled: ‘Technology is key for refugees starting new lives in Australia. But women and children don’t have equal access’. Originally published to The Conversation(opens in a new window).
  • In further coverage, Nepean News - print (opens in a new window) reports Western Sydney University has launched its decadal strategy, Sustainability and Resilience 2030 – an ambitious roadmap for climate action that includes committing to 100 per cent renewable energy by 2026 and becoming carbon neutral by 2030. Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Barney Glover AO is quoted alongside Professor Simon Barrie, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice President (Academic). Jen Dollin, Head of Sustainability Education; Professor Juan Francisco Salazar, Institute for Culture and Society and School of Humanities and Communication Arts; and Dr Roger Attwater, Senior Manager, Environmental Sustainability, also comment.
  • In further coverage, Florida News Times Today (opens in a new window), Gamers Grade (opens in a new window), OutlookIndia.com (opens in a new window), Devdiscourse (opens in a new window), Jioforme (opens in a new window), ForeignAffairs.co.nz (opens in a new window), Phys.org (opens in a new window), Toys Matrix (opens in a new window),  Australasian Science (opens in a new window) republish an article co-authored by Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson, School of Humanities and Communication Arts and Institute for Culture and Society, titled: ‘Technology is key for refugees starting new lives in Australia. But women and children don’t have equal access’. Originally published to The Conversation.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) publishes an article co-authored by Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson, School of Humanities and Communication Arts and Institute for Culture and Society, titled: ‘Technology is key for refugees starting new lives in Australia. But women and children don’t have equal access’.
  • In further coverage, Blue Mountains Gazette – print (opens in a new window) reports on ‘Binge’, an online seminar in Q Theatre's free talks and ideas series. The article notes Emeritus Professor David Rowe, Institute for Culture and Society, will be the keynote speaker at the event.
  • ABC South East SA (part 1 (opens in a new window), part 2 (opens in a new window)) interviews Dr Joanne Orlando, School of Education and Institute for Culture and Society, about China’s cap on the time children can spend playing video games. The interview follows Dr Orlando’s article with The Conversation (opens in a new window) on the topic.
  • All Events Online (opens in a new window) reports on the Annual Conference of the Critical Finance Studies Collective noting Professor Brett Neilson, School of Humanities and Communication Arts and Institute for Culture and Society, will provide a keynote address.
  • In further coverage, Scroll.in (opens in a new window), Techregister (opens in a new window), The Print (opens in a new window), Australian Daily Bulletin.com.au (opens in a new window), Business Mayor (opens in a new window) republish an opinion piece by Dr Joanne Orlando, School of Education and Institute for Culture and Society, titled: ‘China’s new rules allow kids on video games just 3 hours a week – but gaming addiction isn’t about time, it’s about attitude’. Originally published to The Conversation.
  • Player FM (opens in a new window) interviews Dr Nicholas Ng, Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture and Institute for Culture and Society, about the music of the Teochew diaspora in western Sydney.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald - print (opens in a new window) (and online) (syndicated to The Saturday Age – print (opens in a new window), The Age (opens in a new window), WAtoday.com.au (opens in a new window), Brisbane Times (opens in a new window)) reports on increased screen time during the pandemic, interviewing Dr Joanne Orlando, School of Education and Institute for Culture and Society, on the topic.
  • Sydney Arts Guide (opens in a new window) noted that Emeritus Professor David Rowe from the Institute for Culture and Society will be keynote speaker for an upcoming Talks & Ideas series where he will explore the notion of the television binge in his presentation ‘Binge: Television Feast or Cultural Famine?’
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) published an opinion piece by Dr Joanne Orlando from the School of Education and the Institute for Culture and Society titled ‘China’s new rules allow kids on video games just 3 hours a week – but gaming addiction isn’t about time, it’s about attitude’. (Syndicated widely, including USA News Hub).
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) published an opinion piece by PhD candidate from the Institute for Culture and Society Lisa Portolan on The Secret Life of Us for a series reviewing TV programs during lockdown.
  • Nestegg (opens in a new window) covers a new research report co-authored by Dr Benjamin Hanckel, Young and Resilient Research Centre, Institute for Culture and Society, titled: ‘Navigating uncertainty: Australian young adult investors and digital finance cultures’.
  • 3AW 693 News Talk (opens in a new window) interviews Dr Joanne Orlando, School of Education and Institute for Culture and Society, about the case of Spencer Elden, the baby from Nirvana's Nevermind album cover, who is suing for alleged child exploitation.
  • SBS News (opens in a new window) reports after a refugee team featured for a second time at an Olympic Games in Tokyo, six athletes will also compete this month as part of the Refugee Paralympic Team. Emeritus Professor David Rowe, Institute for Culture and Society, comments.
  • 702 ABC (opens in a new window) interviewed Dr Joanne Orlando from the School of Education and the Institute for Culture and Society on healthy ways to use technology.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) publishes an article co-authored by Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson, School of Humanities and Communication Arts and the Institute for Culture and Society, titled: ‘Brad Hazzard is wrong about multicultural western Sydney: new research shows refugees do trust institutions’. Republished to Hashtag Australia (opens in a new window), Australian Daily Bulletin.com.au (opens in a new window), ForeignAffairs.co.nz (opens in a new window), Toys Matrix (opens in a new window).
  • The Wire (opens in a new window) and702 ABC Sydney (opens in a new window)  (syndicated across the ABC Radio network, including to ABC Central Coast NSW, 1233 ABC Newcastle, ABC Upper Hunter AM) interview Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson, School of Humanities and Communication Arts and the Institute for Culture and Society, following her co-authored opinion piece with The Conversation (opens in a new window) titled: ‘Brad Hazzard is wrong about multicultural western Sydney: new research shows refugees do trust institutions’.
  • Triple J Radio Hack (opens in a new window) interviews Dr Tanya Notley, Institute for Culture and Society and School of Humanities and Communication Arts, about how to address COVID-19 misinformation, highlighting her extensive research into media literacy.
  • CTEE News (opens in a new window), China Times (opens in a new window) (in Chinese) (PDF translation attached) reference an opinion piece by Emeritus Professor David Rowe, Institute for Culture and Society. The piece titled: ‘The Brisbane Olympics are a leap into an unknowable future’ was originally published on The Conversation (opens in a new window).
  • ABC Newcastle (part 1 (opens in a new window) and part 2(opens in a new window)) speaks with Professor Paul James from the Institute for Culture and Society about the role that politics plays in the way health advice is interpreted by the NSW Government.  The interview is syndicated to ABC Upper Hunter (part 1 (opens in a new window) and part 2(opens in a new window)).
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window) publishes an opinion piece by Associate Professor Jorge Knijnik from the School of Education, titled: ‘The disruptive games: The legacy of 1968 and the new Olympic order’.
  • Blue Mountains Gazette (print) and Blue Mountains Gazette (online) (opens in a new window) for Cali Prince who has had her poetry included in a new book titled ‘Mothers, Mothering and COVID-19’.
  • Mamam!a (opens in a new window) mentions commentary from Dr Joanne Orlando on research relating to technology being used as a means of behavioural control by parents.
  • Property Update (opens in a new window) republishes an opinion piece by Emeritus Professor David Rowe. The piece titled: ‘The Brisbane Olympics are a leap into an unknowable future’ was originally published on The Conversation (opens in a new window)
  • The Wire The Wire (opens in a new window) interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe in a radio program entitled BRISBANE 2032 OLYMPIC GAMES: WILL THEY BE SUSTAINABLE OR A DISASTER?
  • Professor Rowe also speaks with The Christian Science Monitor (opens in a new window) and Yahoo News (opens in a new window) about the legcy of the Tokyo Olympics.
  • 2ser’s Think: Business Futures program organised a panel discussion Going for Gold: The Economic Impact of the Olympics (opens in a new window) in which Emeritus Professor David Rowe participates.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) publishes an article by Emeritus Professor David Rowe, titled: ‘The Brisbane Olympics are a leap into an unknowable future’. Republished to Australian Daily Bulletin.com.au (opens in a new window), Tajikistan News.Net (opens in a new window), Herald Globe (opens in a new window), International Travel News (opens in a new window), Manila Metro News (opens in a new window), Japan Herald (opens in a new window), Mexico Star (opens in a new window), Israel Herald (opens in a new window), Beijing News (opens in a new window), Hong Kong Herald (opens in a new window), Sydney Sun (opens in a new window), Big News Network.com (opens in a new window), India Gazette (opens in a new window), Nigeria Sun (opens in a new window), The US News (opens in a new window), Hashtag Australia (opens in a new window), Venezuela Star (opens in a new window), Business Daily Media (opens in a new window), The Times (opens in a new window).
  • 1SourceNews.com republishes an opinion piece by Lisa Portolan, titled: ‘Have Dating Apps Become Your New Source of COVID-19 Information?’.
  • The Canberra Times – Print reports on the legacy of the Tokyo Olympics, noting expert commentary from Emeritus Professor David Rowe.
  • Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window), The Age (opens in a new window) and Brisbane Times (opens in a new window) referenced Adjunct Professor Eric Sidoti in a story about Tony Abbott’s grandchild being born on Gough Whitlman’s birthday.
  • SBS News (opens in a new window) reports 29 athletes will compete in the Tokyo Olympics as the Refugee Team, interviewing Emeritus Professor David Rowe, on the topic.
  • The Canberra Times (print) prints an opinion piece by Emeritus Professor Tim Rowse.  The piece titled, ‘A Liberal’s case for the Voice to Parliament’, is written in response to Andrew Bragg’s ‘Buraadja: The Liberal Case for National Reconciliation’.
  • The Globe Post (opens in a new window) features an opinion piece co-authored by Associate Professor Jorge Knijnik.  The piece titled ‘Olympic Denial: The Last Plea to Stop the ‘IOC Pandemic Games’’ looks at the decision to hold the Olympic Games while the world is still in the middle of a global pandemic.
  • NewsFinale (opens in a new window) publishes commentary by Emeritus Professor David Rowe, who comments on the International Olympic Committee Charter in relation to political statements made by athletes.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe, comments on the International Olympic Committee Charter in relation to political statements made by athletes.  The piece is aired on SBS News In Depth (radio) (opens in a new window), SBS TV News (opens in a new window) and SBS News (online) (opens in a new window)
  • The Sydney Morning Herald – Print mentions that dating sites will soon give users the option to note that they are vaccinated against COVID-19 on their profiles.  Lisa Porton comments as part of the story.  The piece is republished online by The Age,(opens in a new window), WA Today (opens in a new window), Brisbane Times (opens in a new window) and The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window)
  • AllEvents.in (opens in a new window) publishes an article by Professor Manfred B. Steger, on the dynamics of globalisation and the tension between globalised societies and individual lifestyles.
  • SBS (opens in a new window) reports on growing calls for the Federal Government to stage a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics over human rights abuses of the Chinese Uighurs. Emeritus Professor David Rowe said there are tensions in the Olympic Charter that can be hard to reconcile with how the games has evolved in modern times.
  • Parra News reported on a new collection of non-fiction essays, ‘Second City’, published by the Sydney Review of Books highlighting the diverse literary talents of Western Sydney. Professor James Arvanitakis, comments, alongside co-editor of the publication, Dr Catriona Menzies-Pike, Editor, Sydney Review of Books, Writing and Society Research Centre.
  • The National Tribune (opens in a new window) and Mirage News (opens in a new window) quoted Professor Amanda Third, about a report co-authored by Western which has documented the digital experiences of children across the globe, informing a landmark guidance released by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).
  • Further coverage in Hashtag Australia (opens in a new window) on the ongoing impact of publishing in The Conversation during May and reported that the highest read article was by Emeritus Professor Steven Freeland whose article ‘A giant piece of space junk is hurtling towards Earth. Here’s how worried you should be (opens in a new window) received over 900,000 views. In addition, Emeritus Professor David Rowe was highlighted for writing about The Olympics as a platform for protest, receiving international coverage and being interviewed for the BBC World Service as part of the broadcaster’s Heart and Soul programme. The impact report article also received significant republishing across international news channels.
  • Canberra Times published a review of Bruce Pascoe’s Dark Emu by Emeritus Professor Tim Rowse.
  • ABC Upper Hunter and ABC Newcastle interviewed Professor Paul about elections and party politics.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle interviews Professor Paul James about elections and party politics, including Barnaby Joyce’s new role as the Nationals leader.
  • News Chant (opens in a new window), The Bharat Express News (opens in a new window) The New Daily (opens in a new window) publish an article by Lisa Portolan, titled: ‘Why saying ‘I love you’ has become problematic, and what to do instead’.
  • The Epoch Times (opens in a new window) reports on Critical Race Theory with expert commentary from Associate Professor Alana Lentin.
  • Nepean News (print edition) report on the launch of Western Sydney University’s new Student Veterans Program to support current and previously serving Australian Defence Force and Reservist personnel to access higher education. The new program includes a partnership with the not-for-profit organisation, Soldier On Australia. Professor James Arvanitakis, comments, alongside Student Veteran Support Officer Keesha von Stieglitz.
  • 105.7 ABC Darwin and ABC Alice Springs interviewed PhD candidate Helen Barcham at the discussing body politics, the ‘pink tax’, and how young women and girls relate to their bodies.
  • The Saturday Paper (opens in a new window) and The Saturday Paper (print edition) report on the Sandpapergate scandal and mention Emeritus Professor David Rowe.
  • ABC Radio National Life Matters (opens in a new window) reports on The Australia Talks survey with mention of new national research led by Dr Tanya Notley, assessing the media literacy abilities of Australian adults.
  • QNews (opens in a new window) reports on new research exploring how sexuality and gender diverse young people used social media platforms during COVID-19 resulting in recommendations to ensure LGBTQIA+ people are better supported online. The article quotes report authors Dr Benjamin Hanckel and Dr Shiva Chandra.
  • Further coverage in InfoSurHoy (opens in a new window), Medical Xpress (opens in a new window), The National Tribune (opens in a new window) and Mirage News (opens in a new window) on new research exploring how sexuality and gender diverse young people used social media platforms during COVID-19 resulting in recommendations to ensure LGBTQIA+ people are better supported online. The article quotes report authors Dr Benjamin Hanckel and Dr Shiva Chandra.
  • Education Review (print edition) quotes Associate Professor Amanda Third on the impact of mobile phones on learning, saying that research counters the comments made by MP Dan Tehan that there is a link between mobile phone uptake and decreased learning outcomes.
  • Coverage in BandT (opens in a new window) on new research exploring how sexuality and gender diverse young people used social media platforms during COVID-19 resulting in recommendations to ensure LGBTQIA+ people are better supported online. The article quotes report authors Dr Benjamin Hanckel and Dr Shiva Chandra.
  • MSN Australia (opens in a new window) publishes an article by Dr George Morgan on Sydney’s addiction to roads and freeways.
  • Domain (opens in a new window) and AllHomes (opens in a new window) discusses the issue of rising property prices on Australia’s future population and reproduction trends with quotes from Dr Emma Power.
  • ABC News (opens in a new window) and MSN Australia (opens in a new window) report on the outcomes from the Federal Budget that have increased the time that new migrants must wait before accessing support payments and mentions Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson.
  • Coverage in Sourceable (opens in a new window) The Urban Developer (opens in a new window) and TheAustralianDailyBulletin.com.au (opens in a new window) for an article by Professor Nicky Morrison and Dr Ryan De Nouwelant on the planning and policies needed to ensure that NSW builds health and wellbeing into urban design, following their article published by The Conversation.
  • The Australian Academy of Science (opens in a new window), The National Tribune (opens in a new window) and Mirage News (opens in a new window) wrap up the Future Earth Australia, hosted by the Australian Academy of Science, held the Reimagining Climate Adaptation Summit from 19 to 21 April where the Institute for Culture and Society was a partner.
  • ArtsHub (opens in a new window) reports on declines in funding for the arts sector and quotes Dr Cecelia Cmielewski who told the Sydney Morning Herald, ‘philanthropists and the private sector couldn’t be expected to shoulder the new burden of the projected cuts’.
  • Regional coverage of the opening of the Maldhan Ngurr Ngurra – Lithgow Transformation Hub. Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Barney Glover AO and Associate Professor Louise Crabtree-Hayes were interviewed about the aims for the Hub and the local community's collaboration with the University to realise Lithgow’s future as a productive, sustainable city. Coverage includes Lithgow Mercury (opens in a new window), ABC Central West and ABC Western Plains.
  • ABC Weekend Breakfast (aired nationally) interviewed Professor James Arvanitakis, on leading stories of the week.
  • Moms.com (opens in a new window) reports on new research exploring how sexuality and gender diverse young people used social media platforms during COVID-19 resulting in recommendations to ensure LGBTQIA+ people are better supported online. The article quotes report authors Dr Benjamin Hanckel and Dr Shiva Chandra.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window) publishes an article by Professor James Arvanitakis, titled: ‘Confronting vaccine hesitancy and building trust’.
  • Coverage in Mirage News (opens in a new window) for Professor Juan Francisco Salazar, titled: ‘Getting ready for climate change is about people, not spreadsheets. Let’s use our imaginations’. Originally published in The Conversation (opens in a new window).
  • Coverage in ABC Radio National, following the Federal Budget announcement, that Australia won't see a significant return of migrants to our shores for another year. Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson, comments.
  • Mirage News (opens in a new window) reports on the launch of Western Sydney University’s new Student Veterans Program to support current and previously serving Australian Defence Force and Reservist personnel to access higher education. The new program includes a partnership with the not-for-profit organisation, Soldier On Australia. Professor James Arvanitakis, comments.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) publishes an article co-authored by Professor Juan Francisco Salazar, titled: ‘Getting ready for climate change is about people, not spreadsheets. Let’s use our imaginations’.
  • ABC News (opens in a new window), MSN – Australia (opens in a new window), The New Daily (opens in a new window), News Chant (opens in a new window) LADbible (opens in a new window) The Bharat Express New (opens in a new window) PressFrom (opens in a new window) report, following the Federal Budget announcement, that Australia won't see a significant return of migrants to our shores for another year. Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson, comments.
  • Coverage of a The Conversation (opens in a new window) piece published Dr Sukhmani Khorana, by Scroll.in (opens in a new window) titled: ‘It’s not surprising Indian-Australians feel singled out. They have long been subjected to racism’.
  • The Western Weekender – Print reports on results from a survey led by Professor Juan Francisco Salazar. The piece notes that the findings showed that most Sydneysiders still want the government to take the lead on climate change adaption.
  • Coverage by ABC News online (opens in a new window) of a The Conversation (opens in a new window) piece published Dr Sukhmani Khorana about racism and recent travel bans imposed on flights from India.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window) published an opinion piece by Emeritus Professor David Rowe, Institute for Culture and Society about English football fans.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) published an opinion piece on Ghana’s new rental scheme co-authored by Professor Nicky. Republished by Daily-News Ghana
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window) published an opinion piece by Professor Nicky Morrison on the connection between where you live and healthy living.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) published an opinion piece by Dr Sukhmani about racism and recent travel bans imposed on flights from India.
  • Coverage by Lithgow Mercury (print) of the opening of the Maldhan Ngurr Ngurra – Lithgow Transformation Hub. Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Barney Glover AO and Associate Professor Louise Crabtree-Hayes were interviewed about the aims for the Hub and the local community's collaboration with the University to realise Lithgow’s future as a productive, sustainable city.
  • In further coverage, 2AD 1134 AM mentions new national research led by Dr Tanya Notley assessing the media literacy abilities of Australian adults.
  • The Guardian (opens in a new window) publishes an opinion piece co-authored by Associate Professor Alana Lentin titled: ‘We need more, not less, critical thinking about race in Australia’.
  • ABC Weekend Breakfast interviews Professor James Arvanitakis as part of a segment discussing current news and events.
  • Sudtirol News runs an article on globalisation webinars being run in May, authored by Professor Manfred B. Steger.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window) publishes an article by Professor James Arvanitakis on the future of Americas’ Republican party, highlighting the growing gaps between Republicans and democrats in recent years.
  • ABC Darwin mentions new national research led by Dr Tanya Notley assessing the media literacy abilities of Australian adults.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe speaks with 3AW Drive program (opens in a new window) about an announcement that athletes could be punished for protesting or making a political statement at the Tokyo Olympics.
  • EcoVoice (opens in a new window) reports on results from a survey led by Professor Juan Francisco Salazar from the Institute for Culture and Society and the School of Humanities and Communication Arts. The piece notes that the findings showed that most Sydneysiders still want the government to take the lead on climate change adaption.
  • RTRFM (opens in a new window) interviews Dr Tanya Notley following the release of new national research she led assessing the media literacy abilities of Australian adults.
  • Channel 10 - The Project and ABC Melbourne interview Dr Tanya Notley following the release of new national research she led assessing the media literacy abilities of Australian adults.
  • The Spectator Australia (opens in a new window) mentions research and book titled “Why Race Matters" by Associate Professor Alana Lentin.
  • The Property Tribune (opens in a new window) reports on the launch of the Cooling the Commons website – a collaboration between the University of Technology Sydney, Landcom and the Institute for Culture and Society at Western Sydney University, which showcases arrangements between social practices and physical infrastructure that support cooler outdoor spaces.
  • Analysis and Policy Observatory (opens in a new window), Phys.org (opens in a new window), 702 ABC Sydney report of new national research led by Dr Tanya Notley assessing the media literacy abilities of Australian adults. The Islander (opens in a new window) (syndicated widely to regional mastheads, including Northern Rivers Review (opens in a new window), Wollondilly Advertiser (opens in a new window), Jimboomba Times (opens in a new window)), The Standard – print (syndicated to The Advocate – print, Ballarat Courier – print) republish a related The Conversation article co-authored by Dr Notley and Simon Chambers (opens in a new window),  titled: ‘Less than half of Australian adults know how to identify misinformation online’.
  • ABC Radio - James Valentine (syndicated to 1233 ABC Newcastle, ABC Central West NSW AM, ABC Coffs Coast FM, ABC Mid North Coast NSW Radio, ABC Illawarra, ABC New England North West AM, ABC Central Coast NSW, ABC North Coast NSW, ABC Upper Hunter AM, ABC Western Plains) interviews Dr Tanya Notley about a new national study she led assessing the media literacy abilities of Australian adults. 702 ABC Sydney, 2SER (opens in a new window), ABC Western Queensland, ABC Far North Queensland,ABC North Queensland, The National Tribune (opens in a new window) also cover the report. In addition, The Conversation publishes an article on the research co-authored by Dr Notley and Simon Chambers, titled: ‘Less than half of Australian adults know how to identify misinformation online’. Republished to ForeignAffairs.co.nz (opens in a new window) Hashtag Australia (opens in a new window), COSMOS Magazine (opens in a new window) Gizmodo Australia (opens in a new window).
  • The Sydney Morning Herald – print (syndicated to The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window), The Age (opens in a new window), WAtoday.com.au (opens in a new window), Brisbane Times (opens in a new window)) reports the Art Gallery of NSW is facing a multimillion-dollar funding cut. Dr Cecelia Cmielewski comments.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window) publishes an opinion piece by Professor James Arvanitakis titled: ‘Arvanitakis on American politics: Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan – What is it all about?’.
  • The Guardian (opens in a new window) published an opinion piece about the Sewell Race Report by Associate Professor Alana Lentin. (Syndicated to MSN UK (opens in a new window) and MSN Australia (opens in a new window))
  • Coverage of a Channel Nine television documentary, The Sporting Bubble (opens in a new window) about the impact of COVID on sport in Australia, in which Emeritus Professor David Rowe is interviewed.
  • Indepthnews (opens in a new window) reported on media literacy research led by Dr Tanya Notley.
  • ABC Online (opens in a new window) reported on Green Valley and quoted Associate Professor Rae Dufty-Jones.
  • ABC Weekend Breakfast interviewed Professor James Arvanitakis on the stories making headlines.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle and ABC Upper Hunter AM interviewed Professor Paul James about wealth inequality and political systems.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window) runs an article by Professor James Arvanitakis on American politics and the enduring legacy of President Donald Trump on democracy.
  • Property Update (opens in a new window) republishes a The Conversation (opens in a new window) article co-authored by Dr Emma Power on research exploring the relationship between living with pets and the housing system.
  • 2SER (opens in a new window) interviews Dr Benjamin Hanckel following a piece he co-authored with Dr Shiva Chandra (opens in a new window) for The Conversation (opens in a new window) titled: ‘How young LGBTQIA+ people used social media to thrive during COVID lockdowns’.
  • Eco Warrior Princess (opens in a new window) mentions research by Dr Sukhmani as part of a story on the ways migrants practice environmentalism and sustainable living.
  • Coverage in The Entrepreneur Fund (opens in a new window) for Dr Tanya Notley. Dr Notley comments on reports that Facebook has reached an agreement with News Corp to pay for journalistic content in Australia.
  • Dr Vincent Ogu speaks with the ABC’s 7.30 Report (opens in a new window) about working with the Western Sydney African community around the COVID-19 vaccination roll out.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) publishes an opinion piece, co-authored by Dr Benjamin Hanckel and Dr Shiva Chandra. The piece titled ‘How young LGBTQIA+ people used social media to thrive during COVID lockdowns’ is republished online by Foreign Affairs (New Zealand) (opens in a new window) and Australasian Science (opens in a new window).
  • Professor James Arvanitakis speaks with ABC Newcastle about the ability of politicians during times of national crisis. The piece is also syndicated to ABC Upper Hunter AM.
  • Eco Warrior Princess (opens in a new window) and Architecture and Design (opens in a new window) republish an article authored by Dr Sukhmani Khorana with The Conversation (opens in a new window) titled: ‘From veggie gardening to op-shopping, migrants are the quiet environmentalists’.
  • Daily Liberal reports on new research co-authored by Dr Emma Power which explored the relationship between living with pets and the entire housing system.
  • South Coast Register – print reports on new research co-authored by Dr Emma Power which explored the relationship between living with pets and the entire housing system.
  • Indian Link (opens in a new window), The Guardian (opens in a new window), The Toorak Times (opens in a new window), Australian Daily Bulletin.com.au (opens in a new window) republish an article authored by Dr Sukhmani Khorana with The Conversation (opens in a new window) titled: ‘From veggie gardening to op-shopping, migrants are the quiet environmentalists’.
  • ABC News (opens in a new window) (MSN – Australia (opens in a new window) and MSN - NZ (opens in a new window)) profiles students from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds, including final year teaching student Parastoo Bahrami, who is a recipient of Western Sydney University’s Scholarships for Asylum Seekers. As part of the article, Professor James Arvanitakis comments on the University’s ‘life-changing’ scholarships program and vital student support services, which include ‘Western Success’.
  • Goulburn Post - print reports on new research co-authored by Dr Emma Power which explored the relationship between living with pets and the entire housing system.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) publishes an article authored by Dr Sukhmani Khorana titled: ‘From veggie gardening to op-shopping, migrants are the quiet environmentalists’.
  • Space Australia interviews Professor Juan Francisco Salazar on how social science structures will help shape what humanity’s future looks like beyond our atmosphere.
  • China Daily - Hong Kong Edition quotes Dr Tanya Notley on the move by Facebook to block Australians from accessing news content on its platform, and subsequent changes to legislation proposed by the Australian Government.
  • ABC Weekend Breakfast interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on the stories making headlines in the weekend’s papers, including economic rebound vs recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The Philosopher's Zone - ABC Radio National broadcasts an interview with Associate Professor Alana Lentin on public perceptions of racism and racial literacy.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle interviews Professor Paul James on the current generation of politicians, including ‘life politics’ and comparisons to past eras, such as John Howard and Bob Hawke’s.
  • Further coverage in Startup Daily (opens in a new window), Australian Daily Bulletin.com.au (opens in a new window), EconoTimes (opens in a new window), Middle East North African Financial news Network (opens in a new window), Hashtag Australia (opens in a new window) and Foreignaffairs.co.nz (opens in a new window) on the first digital-only art sale where transactions are verified by blockchain and mentions the Institute for Culture and Society at Western Sydney University.
  • Dr Tanya Notley comments on the move by Facebook to block Australians from accessing news content on its platform. Coverage includes: TRT ( Turkish Broadcasting Service) (opens in a new window).
  • Asset News Hub (opens in a new window) republishes an article in The Conversation (opens in a new window) titled: ‘How new design patterns can enable cities and their residents to change with climate change’. The piece details the focus of the Cooling the Commons research project and references a broader team of researchers including Professor Katherine Gibson, Associate Professor Louise Crabtree, Dr Stephen Healy and Dr Emma Power.
  • Dr Tanya Notley comments on the move by Facebook to block Australians from accessing news content on its platform. The New York Times (opens in a new window), USA News Hub (opens in a new window), DNYUZ (opens in a new window), News Chant (opens in a new window), Press News Agency (opens in a new window).
  • Dr Emma Power comments on a new study on the private rental housing system, and the significance of pet-inclusive housing options for people experiencing domestic violence or homelessness. Interviews with Dr Power are broadcast across the ABC News Radio network including on ABC Radio Broken Hill, ABC Radio Illawarra, ABC Radio Goulburn Murray, and ABC Radio New England North West. Online coverage includes ABC News Online (opens in a new window) and MSN Australia (opens in a new window).
  • Dr Emma comments on a new study she co-authored exploring the relationship between living with pets and the entire housing system. Dr Powers speaks about the private rental housing system, and the significance of pet-inclusive housing options for people experiencing domestic violence or homelessness.  Coverage includes: 702 ABC Sydney, ABC Mid North Coast NSW, ABC New England North West AM, ABC Upper Hunter AM, ABC Illawarra, 1233 ABC Newcastle, ABC North Coast NSW, savings.com.au, Mirage News, Elite Agent Magazine and E-Global Travel Media.
  • Dr Tanya Notley comments on the move by Facebook to block Australians from accessing news content on its platform. Coverage includes: The Boston Globe (USA) (opens in a new window), The Seattle Times (USA) (opens in a new window), The Indian Express (India) (opens in a new window) and Forbes (India) (opens in a new window)
  • Australian Daily Bulletin (opens in a new window) republishes the piece titled ‘How new design patterns can enable cities and their residents to change with climate change’ The Cooling the Commons research project is referenced, along with researchers Professor Katherine Gibson, Associate Professor Louise Crabtree, Dr Stephen Healy and Dr Emma Power.
  • An article in The Conversation (opens in a new window) titled ‘How new design patterns can enable cities and their residents to change with climate change’ details the focus of the Cooling the Commons research project and references the research team including Professor Katherine Gibson, Associate Professor Louise Crabtree, Dr Stephen Healy and Dr Emma Power. It is republished by MENAFM.COM (opens in a new window).
  • An opinion piece co-authored by Lisa Portolan is republished by The Examiner (print) and The Canberra Times. The piece is titled ‘You can’t have a Hollywood meet cute on a dating app — but is that such a bad thing?’ (opens in a new window).
  • Lisa Portolan writes an opinion piece for The New Daily (opens in a new window) titled ‘The economics of love: Valentine’s Day’s unholy union of romance and finance.’ It is republished by The Bharat Express News
  • Professor Paul James is interviewed on ABC Newcastle ‘Morning’ program about the practice of politicians favouring their local electorates.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window) publishes an opinion piece by Professor James Arvanitakis titled ‘The power of art – reflections on the Previous Treasures exhibition.’
  • Comments from Associate Professor Rae Dufty-Jones on challenges facing first home-buyers when entering the property market, feature in a news report broadcast on ABC Western Australia state-wide.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis features on ABC 702 Sydney’s ‘Breakfast to discuss the future of traditional models of learning and the university lecture theatre.
  • ABC News (opens in a new window) opinion piece titled ‘They’ve left South Asia, but they can’t escape the discrimination and division of its caste system’ is republished by Asia Samachar (Malaysia) (opens in a new window). The piece mentions Jasbeer Musthafa Mamalipurath.
  • Dr Declan Kuch about users' 'range anxiety' with electric vehicles, public charging infrastructure, and results of a test trip in regional NSW following his co-authored article in The Conversation (opens in a new window). The piece is republished online by Architecture and Design (opens in a new window).
  • Mamamia (opens in a new window) podcast ‘The Quicky’ features music by Dr Nicholas Ng in an episode on the Lunar New Year. Rebroadcast by PlayerFM (USA) (opens in a new window).
  • Mamamia podcast ‘The Quicky’ (opens in a new window)features music by Dr Nicholas Ng in an episode on the Lunar New Year (rebroadcast by PlayerFM (USA)). 12 February.
  • ABC News (opens in a new window)publishes an opinion piece titled ‘They’ve left South Asia, but they can’t escape the discrimination and division of its caste system’. The piece features comment by Jasbeer Musthafa Mamalipurath on caste (republished by MSN Australia, PressFrom US, Asia Samachar). 11 February.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) publishes an article by PhD candidate Lisa Portolan, on "meet cute" moments, romance narratives and dating apps (republished by Foreign Affairs (New Zealand), Australian Daily Bulletin, PressFrom US). 10 February.
  • UNICEF USA (opens in a new window) (also in Spanish (opens in a new window)and French (opens in a new window)) interviews Professor Amanda Third on cyberbullying and how to stop it, contributing to expert answers to common questions from teens on the topic. 10 February.
  • Further coverage, in The Advocate Australia (opens in a new window), of the Online Safety in the Pacific research report by the University’s Young and Resilient Research Centre, Plan International Australia and ChildFund Australia, detailing the challenges and opportunities the onset of new cable internet technology presents for children in the Solomon Islands, Kiribati and Papua New Guinea. The article reports that Save the Children is partnering with Facebook to deliver an online safety campaign in Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa and Tonga titled ‘I Am Digital’. 9 February.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis features as a regular special guest on the ‘Monday Political Forum’ segment of ABC 702 Sydney’s ‘Drive’ program. 8 February.
  • Forbes (opens in a new window)(Brazil) (syndicated to MSN Brasil (opens in a new window), Diário do Nordeste (opens in a new window), Meio e Negócio (opens in a new window), Porvair (opens in a new window), Radio Geek (opens in a new window)) (PDF translation attached) mentions that Professor Third will speak at the Safer Internet Day in Brasil HUB event with other international speakers. 8 February.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an opinion article co-authored by Dr Declan Kuch on the benefits and challenges of electric cars in Australia including the need to understand the user experience and the importance of public investment in charging infrastructure. 8 February. 702 ABC Sydney (opens in a new window) and ABC West Victoria (syndicated to ABC Gippsland, ABC Mildura FM, ABC Ballarat FM, ABC Central Victoria FM) interview Dr Kuch on this topic, 9 and 10 February.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an opinion article by Professor James Arvanitakis in his regular series on American politics, with this piece discussing executive orders signed by President Biden, and the current activities of the Democratic and Republican parties. 6 February.
  • ABC Southern Queensland discusses the News and Young Australians in 2020 research co-led by Dr Tanya Notley on how young people access, perceive and are affected by news media. 5 February.
  • Business Insider (opens in a new window)interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe, Institute for Culture and Society, on free-to-air sport and cultural citizenship, in light of Australia’s anti-siphoning list expiring on 1 April. 4 February.
  • 702 ABC Sydney Breakfast (opens in a new window) interviews Professor Amanda Third on mobile phone use policies in schools as a panellist on the late 2019 review for the NSW Department of Education. Professor Third shares the findings and recommendations of the review's research. Further mention of this topic and Professor Third's role later in the show. 3 February.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle (syndicated to ABC Upper Hunter) interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on Australian and American politics, including how the ALP and Democratic Party can address issues such as climate change while still being relevant to the needs of diverse groups. 1 February.
  • ABC 24 Weekend Breakfast interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on shorting in the stock market, Uber Eats' contractor model and research on wombats. 30 January.
  • AFP Fact Check (opens in a new window)interviews Emeritus Professor Tim Rowse on the origins of Australia Day in light of misleading Facebook posts claiming that the day commemorates the recognition of Australian citizenship. 29 January.
  • The New Daily (opens in a new window)publishes an article co-authored by PhD candidate Lisa Portolan on the revival of the program Sex and the City on HBO Max, discussing if the series is still relevant to a 2021 audience in a changed dating world (republished by News Chant (India)). 29 January.
  • ABC North Coast NSW revisits some of its 2020 stories including Dr Sukhmani Khorana discussing the name of Indian restaurant ‘Brown Boyz’ in Lismore, language related to race and the cultural context of restaurants choosing their names. 28 January.
  • ABC Education (opens in a new window)posts an article by Maitreyi Kulkarni, who recently completed Year 12 and is one of the News Champions in the Advancing the Media Literacy of Young Australians research co-led by Dr Tanya Notley (with QUT, Museum of Australian Democracy and Google Australia) investigating how young people engage with and are represented in the news. In the article, Maitreyi discusses the research, how young people use social media, and what they would like changed to improve media literacy and youth representation. 27 January.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle (syndicated to ABC Upper Hunter) interviews Professor Paul James about Donald Trump's presidency and wider political issues around the world. 22 January.
  • Hawkesbury Courier (print), Hawkesbury Gazette, Nepean News (print) report that Wentworth Community Housing, Hume Housing, Evolve Housing, tenants and Hawkesbury and Penrith councils have partnered to help educate vulnerable community members about managing hot weather. Resources include a video educating the wider community about the issue of rising heat in western Sydney, featuring Dr Stephen Healy. 21 January-4 February.
  • Archer Magazine (opens in a new window)publishes an opinion piece by Dr Shiva Chandra, Research Assistant, titled ‘LGBT+ normativity: Trying to understand everyone’s realities’. 21 January.
  • 2SER (opens in a new window)interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the Australian Open, the push by the sports industry to keep things moving during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how social media has enabled sportspeople to communicate publicly. 19 January.
  • The Times of India (opens in a new window) interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the reports of racism towards Indian players at the Sydney Test, lack of diversity in Australian test cricket teams, and a culture of sledging and abuse. 17 January.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by Greg Navarro of China Global Television Network about racism and sport in Australia after widely reported incidents at the cricket test match between Australia and India in Sydney in January 2021. 15 January.
  • The Guardian (opens in a new window)interviews Research Officer and alumna Dr Cecelia Cmielewski commenting on issues around the NSW government's $50m Rescue and Restart funding package for arts organisations, including inequity of distribution and lack of transparency. The article is republished by MSN Australia, MSN USA, Yahoo Canada, Yahoo India, MSN South Africa, Yahoo Singapore. 13 January.
  • KUNC (opens in a new window)(USA) publishes comment from a research article by alumnus Dr Luke Munn on online radicalisation and the 'alt-right pipeline' following events at the US Capitol. 13 January.
  • Crikey (opens in a new window)(republished by MSN Australia (opens in a new window)and MSN NZ (opens in a new window)) interviews Institute Associate Dr Keith Parry on systemic racism and lack of diversity in Australian cricket following incidents of racial abuse towards Indian players by crowd members at the Sydney Test over the weekend. 11 January.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle (syndicated to ABC Upper Hunter) interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on racial abuse in sport, in particular at the Australia vs India Sydney test matches after Indian players reported incidents of racial abuse towards them by Sydney Cricket Ground crowd members over the weekend. 11 January.
  • DailyHunt (opens in a new window)(India) (republished by Techregister (opens in a new window)(UK)) discusses the capabilities of AI and how it may affect people’s jobs in the future with mention of a recent paper co-authored by Dr Xiang Ren detailing AI’s limitations when it comes to generating plausible sentences. 10 January.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an opinion piece by Professor James Arvanitakis in his regular series on American politics with the latest article focusing on political divisions and the protests at the Capitol last week. 9 January.
  • Vogue Business (opens in a new window)interviews Adjunct Fellow Dr Jack Parkin on the use of blockchain technology in the beauty industry and the challenges faced (republished by OLT News (opens in a new window)). 5 January.
  • ABC 24 Weekend Breakfast (syndicated nationally) interviews Professor James Arvanitakis about current issues including the US elections and young people borrowing themselves out of debt. 2 January.
  • The New Daily (opens in a new window)publishes an opinion piece by PhD candidate Lisa Portolan on the annual busy period in dating app usage from Christmas to Valentine's Day including the biggest day of the year: 'Super Sunday' (republished by News Chant, The Bharat Express News (India)). 2 January.