Open Day - a huge hit

ANU Open Day on 29 August was a huge hit.The new Science labs were crammed with activities.There was plenty to see:spectacular thin sections of igneous and metamorphic rocks,working seismometer, demonstrations including...

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New piece of Earth's plate tectonic jigsaw

Research published in Nature Geoscience has found evidence for how new plate boundaries form from oceanic crust, as part of the plate tectonic processes that have shaped Earth's surface.

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RSES stars shine in 3-Minute Thesis competition

RSES PhD students Kelsie Long and Hannah James have taken out first and second place in the college final of the 3-Minute Thesis competition

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Students shine at science awards ceremony

Family and friends joined together with university staff to celebrate the outstanding achievements of 250 students at the Prizes, Awards and Scholarships evening for the Colleges of Science on Friday 24 July.

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RSES congratulates University Medalists

Jack Muir and Jinying (Jane) Lin have both received University Medals at the 2015 mid-year graduation.

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Mid-year graduations - well done to our Science graduates

ANU Alumnus Dr Chris Pigram (PhD’94) Chief Executive Officer Geoscience Australia gave the address at the Colleges of Science graduation ceremony.

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Welcome to the Research School of Earth Sciences

The study of Earth and marine sciences is fundamental to our understanding of the precious balance of life on Earth and how the Solar System in which we live was formed. Our focus is on both Earth processes and environmental science. The Research School of Earth Sciences has many world leading researchers and offers undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as Higher Degree Research opportunities.

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Research stories

Unraveling the "Toorale Man" murder mystery

Dr Rachel Wood and Dr Stewart Fallon from RSES are part of a team of scholars from several institutions across Australia that are helping to solve the history and mystery of Australia’s “Toorale Man”.

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Human hands are all over Australia's hottest ever year

In 2013, heat records fell like dominoes.

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Scientists find ancient mountains that fed early life

Scientists find ancient mountains that fed early life

Scientists have found evidence for a huge mountain range that sustained an explosion of life on Earth 600 million years ago.

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Seising up the competition

Malcolm Sambridge and the Seismometers in Schools (AusSIS) team won the education category of the 2013 Innovation Challenge.

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Martian minerals made by microbes?

Discovery of microbe-made stevensite on Earth raises questions about minerals found on Mars.

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Research at RSES

Research at RSES

The Research School of Earth Sciences in The Australian National University is Australia’s leading academic research institution in the earth sciences and consistently very highly ranked internationally.

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Events

03
Sep
2015
Speakers: Dr. Andrew Glikson (Planetary Science Institute, Australian National University)
04
Sep
2015
Speakers: Jeremy Wykes

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