How research on glass can help us better understand various problems in Earth and Materials sciences?

An international study on glass led by Dr Charles Le Losq, from ANU Research School of Earth Sciences, proposes a new vision of the atomic structure of alumino-silicate glasses and melts.

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If I’ve got something to give, I’ll give it

Over the past few years, Michael Calkovics has contributed to a number of inspiring projects in medical research and astronomy at ANU.

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Celebrating 50 Years of Rock Deformation at RSES

On 16 November 2017, RSES will be celebrating the 50th Birthday of Rig 1, our first high temperature high pressure rock deformation apparatus.

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2017 DA Brown Lecture and Medal Award

The Research School of Earth Sciences is delighted to invite you to the D.A. Brown Lecture and Medal Award to Dr. Tony Kemp, of the School of Earth Sciences, University of Western Australia.

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Students Study Bungendore's Groundwater

Undergraduate students travelled to the town of Bungendore, south of Lake George, to study the local water table in September and October.

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Tracking the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft

On September 22, RSES students contributed to Australian effort to monitor a robotic spacecraft, OSIRIS-REx.

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Art donation explores connections between geology and weaving

The first scheme of its kind in an Australian university, the Vice – Chancellor’s College Artist Fellows Scheme (VCCAFS) supports interdisciplinary research relationships.

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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

Strengthening Ties between Industry and the ANU Research School of Earth Sciences

In Australia, geologists are posed with increasing challenges in exploring for mineral resources under deeper and deeper soil cover.

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ANU-led study solves mystery of how first animals appeared on Earth

ANU-led study solves mystery of how first animals appeared on Earth

Research led by RSES has solved the mystery of how the first animals appeared on Earth, a pivotal moment for the planet without which humans would not exist.

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Coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef

Coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef

Dr Jennie Mallela and Dr Sophie Lewis have combined biological data with climate data to provide a clearer understanding of what has coral bleaching on Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

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Quakes illuminate Earth’s inner core

The Earth’s Inner Core: Revealed by Observational Seismology

State of the art 3D visualisations provide insight into images of the Earth's inner core.

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Coral Reef Field Studies

Research-led education on One Tree Island

As we welcome students back for the start of semester, take a look at our students participating in the Coral Reef Field Studies course that we run each summer on One Tree Island.

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Extraordinary animation reveals ocean’s role in El Niños

Extraordinary animation reveals ocean’s role in El Niños

Australian researchers from the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science have produced a remarkable high-resolution animation of the largest El Niño ever

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