Media coverage

08/04/20 Invited interview by @SBSMandarin on how to help senior Chinese in Australia dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and massive (dis)information

02/07/18 Travel Daily News reported an IFITT Talk Workshop that featured nine speakers (all great experts on their field) presenting best practices and research insights into the topic of “Digital Marketing & Innovation in Tourism”. More than 100 industry and academic participants attended the workshop. As an invited speaker, Dr Jia Tina Du talked about findings from research studies examining the tourists’ use of social media when planning a group trip. URL link:

19/10/2018 UniSA women blitz Winnovation Awards, taking 6 out of 10 categories.  MATHS and DATA: Dr Tina Du (Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences) for her work using data-driven approaches to develop innovative guidelines for international tourism.

Travel Daily News featured a news article about an IFITT Talk Workshop that brought together industry professionals and researchers to discuss what it means to be a smart destination (22/11/17, mentions Professor Marianna Sigala, Professor Brenton Dansie, Dr Jia Tina Du, Dr Timothy O’Leary and Karl Sellmann), URL link:

My PhD student Safirotu Khoir was interviewed (and featured) in an article on her PhD project “Understanding the information needs of immigrants” in Research Edge – Research degrees newsletter (October 2014 – Issue 10). The URL link:

Tina Du was selected to attend 2012 Australian Academy of Science Theo Murphy High Flyers Think Tank Australia’s population: shaping a vision for our future, Intercontinental Hotel, Adelaide, 26-27 July 2012,

Tina Du featured in an article in The Advertiser on multi-tasking behaviour for promoting National Science Week (15 August 2011).