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2018 Breakthrough of the Year
24 January 2019
PhD student Ilya Bobrovskiy was named by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, who publish  the journal Science, as one of the top-ten Scientific...
Meet the Superstars of STEM
17 December 2018
RSES Research Fellow Dr Jennie Mallela has been named among the Superstars of STEM. The program is an initiative from Science & Technology Australia, that aims to...
Cat and Adele
6 December 2018
The Uwe Radok Award for the best PhD thesis of 2017 has been awarded to Dr Catherine A. Vreugdenhil. The Uwe Radok Award is for the best PhD thesis in the AMOS fields of...
4 December 2018
A new X-ray diffractometer ‘Empyrean S3’ arrived this week, replacing three older instruments and expanding the capabilities of our XRD lab. The instrument is the...
30 November 2018
The Australian Research Council announced its latest round of grants on 27th November, with thirteen academics from RSES awarded nine grants: six DPs, one LIEF, and two...
Credit: Tanya M Smith et al
1 November 2018
Researchers from Griffith University and ANU have used the teeth of Neanderthal children to reconstruct the ancient climate of southeast France. The discovery - which...
Centre of the Earth confirmed solid
19 October 2018
Associate Professor Hrvoje Tkalčić and PhD Scholar Than-Son Phạm are confident they now have direct proof the earth's inner core is solid.  They came up with a way to...
PM Prize for Science 2018 -  Kurt Lambeck
18 October 2018
The Prime Minister and the Minister for Science presented Prime Minister's Prizes for Science to ten outstanding researchers, innovators and teachers at a dinner in...
Is Dickinsonia our oldest ancestor?
21 September 2018
Is Dickinsonia our oldest ancestor? RSES PhD student Ilya Bobrovskiy and Assoc. Prof. Jochen Brocks have discovered molecules of fat in an ancient fossil to reveal the earliest...
New study reveals how foreign kelp surfed to Antarctica
10 August 2018
A research team led by ANU has found the first proof that Antarctica is not isolated from the rest of the Earth, with the discovery that foreign kelp had drifted 20,000...
10 August 2018
Scientists from Australia and the United States have helped to solve the mystery underlying Jupiter's coloured bands in a new study on the interaction between atmospheres and...
22 June 2018
To understand when, how, and how quickly oxygen has become a component of our atmosphere between about 2.5 and 2.2 billion years ago, an international research team involving RSES...
ANU laser technology launched into space
23 May 2018
Scientists from The Australian National University (ANU) have helped design new satellite instruments that are part of a joint NASA and German mission launched into space today to...
30 April 2018
World-first modelling research– which used several million CPU hours in Australia’s fastest supercomputer, Raijin, and ran calculations non-stop for over a year...
22 March 2018
As part of a larger collaborative effort (ANU, MIT, MPI and others) with work largely performed at RSES, French et al. won the 2015 Best Paper Award from the Organic...
20 March 2018
The Summer 2018 Unearthed newsletter is now out!
29 January 2018
A new study led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found that the building blocks of Buckingham Palace in London and many...
13 December 2017
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-...
30 November 2017
Over the past few years, Michael Calkovics has contributed to a number of inspiring projects in medical research and astronomy at ANU. Michael’s latest gift has allowed...
20 November 2017
No human has been to the Moon since 1972 and only 12 people have ever done it – all of them American men.  But that list could soon be getting a lot longer. Why the...

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