Tabitha Carvan

Articles

Author's daughter holding a rainbow painting through the window of their home.

Analysis and opinion

If this is an existential crisis, then why am I so hopeful?

We’ve entered a new reality. It’s not great, but it has something going for it: we don’t know how this one ends. Yet.

Dr Kamalini Lokuge at the ANU campus.

Research story

We know what stopped Ebola - and we know what can stop COVID-19

“The vast majority of our community are doing the right thing and that’s what makes me optimistic.”

Research story

Close now to where it must be

In 1968, blood samples collected from Galiwin'ku in Arnhem Land were sent to ANU for research. They are now being returned to their island home.

Research story

How doctors deal with breaking bad news

How can doctors be helped to perform their most dreaded task?

Research story

Baby did a lab, lab thing: the families being studied for science

What’s it like to be studied by researchers for your entire life – including in your own home?

Analysis and opinion

How do we go on?

Paralysed by climate despair, I’m finding it hard to think about the end of the world and what to make for dinner – but I know where to look for help.

Academic profile

On balance: gender equality in science, health and medicine

To celebrate #BalanceforBetter, the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day, we ask researchers to reflect on gender equality in their research schools.

Academic profile

Meet the Mari Kondo of ANU - just don’t ask her about cleaning

Dr Kondo, a Visiting Fellow at JCSMR, is resigned to the impossibility of not talking about the other Marie Kondo, cleanliness guru and Netflix star.

Research story

'Revolutionary': a new hope for treating autoimmune disease

Sometimes we overuse the word 'revolutionary'. Sometimes something revolutionary happens.

Research story

The truth about truthiness

“The really cool thing about this is … ,” she begins, before stopping herself mid-sentence. “No, wait. I should say, it’s the really disturbing thing.”

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