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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RSES celebrates two great gentlemen turning 90 years of age

Friday 15 May was a very special day in the life of our School – we marked the 90th year milestones for two of our most distinguished Emeritus Professors, Mervyn Paterson and Ross Taylor.

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Thinking back 4.5 billion years in time

Professor Trevor Ireland from the Research School of Earth Sciences is interested in thinking back billions of years in time.

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Earth Sciences Future Fund off to a rocking start

Staff, alumni and students have given more than $200,000 to kickstart the Research School of Earth Sciences' (RSES) Future Fund.

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England set to swelter through a rash of record hot years

New research from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science has shown that the chances of England experiencing a record-breaking warm year is now at least 13 times more likely as a result of anthropogenic...

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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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