Annie Madden and Professor Carla Treloar have dedicated much of their lives to working in taboo fields of research: blood borne viruses and drug users. These two brilliant minds bring a wealth of expertise, knowledge and insight to real world subjects in SpeakEasy, holding engaging conversations with very special guests each episode.

Latest episode

S05, Ep9: Family Matters in the Context of BBVs

To coincide with the release of their ground-breaking new report, in this our second to last episode of SpeakEasy for 2020, Carla and Annie speak with the totally amazing Assoc. Profs Christy Newman and Myra Hamilton about their work on the 'my health, our family' project – an ambitious and important multi-year research project documenting stories of family life in the context of HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C. It’s a ‘must hear’ show as we roll ever closer to the holiday season and encounters of the family kind…

Related links

my health, our family project page

Literature review on families affected by blood borne viruses

How families matter in the context of a stigmatised viral infection

Viewpoint article on queer families