Early Career Research Award - Sophie Lewis

Congratulations to Research Fellow, Dr Sophie Lewis who has been presented with the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (AMOS) Early Career Researcher Award. The citation reads:

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Astrobiologists In Black

Astrobiologist Aditya Chopra is on a quest to find out where we come from and if we are alone. To support his research he has entered the Australian Academy of Science's Inspire Australia video competition, with a video...

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Submerged volcano cluster found off the coast of Sydney

Australia's new ocean-going research vessel Investigator has discovered extinct volcanoes about 250 kilometres off the coast of Sydney in 4,900 metres of water.

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NASA probe flies past Pluto

Listen to Prof Trevor Ireland and Dr Charley Lineweaver shed light on how Pluto help us work out how the Solar System formed and how water came to Earth.

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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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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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