Faculty of Arts media highlights

Faculty of Arts media highlights

Faculty of Arts media highlights

Leadership spills, rewriting the history of mummification and Harry Potter-inspired moving image technology... here are some recent highlights from the Faculty in the media.

Dr Jana Jones from the Department of Ancient History was featured in CosmosNational GeographicGizmodo, BBC News and SBS News regarding her research showing Egyptian mummification took place earlier than previously thought.

Dr Paul Formosa from the Department of Philosophy was featured in Essential Kids regarding video games and ethical behaviour.

Professor Bates Gill from the Department of Security Studies and Criminology was interviewed by Bloomberg about the trade dispute between the US and China.

Dr Lloyd Cox from the Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations was interviewed on ABC News Afternoons and contributed an article to The Conversation about the Liberal Party leadership spill.

Dr Caillan Davenport from the Department of Ancient History was interviewed on ABC Radio Brisbane Nightlife about the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest.

Professor Greg Downey from the Department of Anthropology was featured in Australian Geographic regarding his research into human echolocation.

Professor Catharine Lumby from the Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies contributed the article ‘Screentime panic’ to The Canberra Times and the Sydney Morning Herald.

Dr Khyiah Angel from the Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies was featured in the Sun Herald in relation to her new novel featuring augmented reality.

Dr Kevin Carrico from the Department of International Studies, Languages and Cultures contributed the article ‘Muslims in Xinjiang are facing human rights abuses: time for China scholars to break the silence’ to the South China Morning Post.

Daniel Ghezelbash from the Macquarie Law School contributed the article ‘European plans for refugee 'floating reception centres' will endanger lives’ to ABC News.

Professor Bronwyn Carlson from the Department of Indigenous Studies was featured in Crikey in relation to Indigenous people’s use of social media.

Michael Rampe from the Department of Modern History was featured in the Sydney Morning Herald and syndicated publications in relation to a secret tunnel below Macquarie Lighthouse.

Dr Rebecca Sheehan from the Department of Sociology was interviewed on ABC Radio Melbourne on the implications of the International Day of the Girl.

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