Tabitha Carvan


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The mother of all childcare problems: fathers aren’t taking parental leave

Dr Liana Leech wants to start conversations about parental leave.

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Back in black: Why does the newest building on campus have old-school blackboards?

The humble blackboard is still the board of choice when it comes to crafting equations.

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Leadership and other ships: ANU alumnae afloat in Antarctica

Even at the ends of the Earth, there are ANU alumni. And they’re all in the same boat, literally.

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Dr Rob Lesslie: Transforming a legacy into a reality

When friends, family and colleagues talk about Dr Rob Lesslie, one word keeps coming up: worldview.

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ANU Science On Location: Ningaloo Reef

Ningaloo Reef is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in Australia, but it is also an important research site.

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How the water runs

During the drought that dominated Australian life at the start of the 21st Century, Dr Virginia Marshall noticed something was missing.

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Meet the ANU chemist fighting on the frontline of antibiotic resistance

In 2015, the World Health Organization put out a call to action on antibiotic resistance, so Dr Lara Malins got to work.


ANU Science on Location: Booderee National Park

Researchers at ANU have been conducting a long-term study at Booderee National Park to capture critical data on how bushfires impact ecosystems.

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Living in the moment for 20 years: a psychology graduate’s journey

Psychology PhD graduate Alison Christie spent a year meditating at a Buddhist monastery so that you don’t have to.

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When science skills become life skills

If you want to teach someone how to catch a bus, build them a balloon rocket. This is what Vanessa de Kauwe has discovered in her PhD.