I graduated at the bottom of the mid 1970’s mining boom and after a year of pushing to launch a career in geology, during which I worked on the 25th International Geological Congress in Sydney, and part-time for a geological exploration company in the Michelago area, I made the decision to try teaching.
At the Fall Annual Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in December 2012, David Simpson was one of three former staff and students of the School to be honoured for outstanding contributions to geophysical research and service.
One of the benefits of being a scientist is that sometimes you get to discover new things and if you’re lucky enough, you may even be able to get them named after you.
Kelly Strzepek is less than a year off completing her PhD researching how changes in ocean currents off Eastern Australia are affecting nutrient distribution and marine life.
Claire Thompson's PhD program at the Research School of Earth Sciences involved filling gaps in our knowledge about the impact of the trace element on the photosynthetic microorganisms.
The four years of my PhD were a great time to be around RSES
Australian National University scientist Barbara Frasl is studying matter from the Sun obtained from soil samples from the Moon to get hints on the evolution of the solar system.