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NewsFeed: 20 – 24 September

A snapshot of the week that was in the media(sphere).
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From the airwaves to the front page and everything in between, our USQ experts covered a range of topics in the media this week.

Monday

If you enjoy taking centre stage when it comes to making Emmy Awards predictions – (literally) lend us your ears.
• Ahead of the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards, Film expert Dr Daryl Sparkes spoke to ABC Western Queensland (from 3:00:00) about his top (and bottom) picks for the post-pandemic primetime presentation.

If you’re wanting to take a break and space out, this feature will take you on a (positive) emotional solar coaster.
• Professor Jonti Horner (our shining star) spoke with Science Alert about a stray space rock smashing into Jupiter.

Tuesday

How did a nice young ice giant end up in such a hot orbit? For what it’s earth, we’ve got you covered.
• A study by Dr Brett Addison from the Centre for Astrophysics was featured in an out-of-this-world article on Sky and Telescope.

Wednesday

Did you know that we’ve got someone with a colour instinct on our hands?
• Internationally-acclaimed artist Dr David Hinchliffe took to the easel at the University-hosted artistry event Creating in the Park over the weekend.

Thursday

We almost took to the air(waves) when we listened to this media hit.
• Aviation expert Natasha Heap was featured ABC Radio Queensland Drive (from 38:00) talking about Qantas scheduling international flights from mid-December (and whether Australians might soon be jetting off abroad).

Friday

To round off the week, a wonderful story about a world-first trial of a new survivorship care model.
• Professor Jeff Dunn AO was featured in Australian Senior News discussing his new National Health and Medical Research Council Partnership grant of $1.13 million (to be matched by local, national and international health partners as part of a total injection of $2.25 million).

a night sky
How did a nice young ice giant end up in such a hot orbit? For what it’s earth, we’ve got you covered (or at least Dr Brett Addison does!)