ANU Earth Sciences Future Fund

Professor Ian Jackson, Director, Research School of Earth Sciences, announces a new initiative – an ANU Earth Sciences Future Fund.

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Why I am supporting the Earth Sciences Future Fund

Research Fellow, Dr Sophie Lewis talks about her RSES experience and why she is supporting the Earth Sciences Future Fund.

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Ice sheet collapse triggered ancient sea level peak

RSES researchers discover how ice sheet collapse caused sea levels to rise well above today's levels at the end of Earth's penultimate ice age.

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RSES researchers receive honours from Australian Academy of Science

Malcolm Sambridge, Nerilie Abram and Kurt Lambeck received honours at the 2015 annual awards of the Australian Academy of Science. Watch their presentations given at the Science at the Shine Dome event here.

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Malcolm Sambridge elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science

Prof Malcolm Sambridge from the RSES has been elected for his contributions in the development and application of mathematical methods for analysis of complex geoscience datasets.

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Hungarian Delegation visits RSES

Professor Ian Jackson was delighted to welcome His Excellency, Dr Attila Gruber, Ambassador for Hungary and his delegation to RSES. “Our School has a proud history of collaborating with many European countries.

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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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