Tabitha Carvan

Articles

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

Wait—we’re sexist towards birds now?

Five years ago, an ANU biologist proved that most female songbirds sing, but it’s a finding that many people are struggling to accept.

Research story

How doctors deal with breaking bad news

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

Student profile

Dawn of a new era for PhD grad – now featuring twice as many suns

Rajika Kuruwita is an astronomer. Her PhD is on a subject which very much exists IRL but is actually best known from fiction, so that’s where she always starts.

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?

Scientists can teach us how to exist in the face of existential dread.

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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