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31 July 2017
An expedition led by ANU will help solve the mysteries of Zealandia, an underwater continent to the east of Australia, and the Pacific 'Ring of...
18 July 2017
New research published today in Nature Climate Change has revealed how strengthening winds on the opposite side of Antarctica, up to 6000kms away, drive the high rate of ice melt...
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14 July 2017
The Earth Sciences Future Fund has created many opportunities for students and researchers to contribute to the global community. Donations...
14 July 2017
Congratulations to Bishakhdatta Gayen who has been awarded the RJL Hawke post-doctoral fellowship from the Australian Antarctic Science Program. The RJL Hawke fellow is a...
28 June 2017
It is with great sadness the School remembers Professor Kenton S W Campbell (Ken) who died on 17 June 2017 following a stroke. Professor Campbell died in the early hours of...
13 June 2017
By Bozana Pasic The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) Canberra Student Chapter hosted the annual Students Meet Industry Night on Wednesday the 26th of...
Why reducing our carbon emissions matters (a little story about climate change)
13 June 2017
Originally published in The Conversation, by Ben Henley, University of Melbourne and Nerilie Abram, Australian National University   There are those who say the climate...
9 May 2017
Scientists from the Research School of Earth Sciences (RSES) say the early Earth was likely to be barren, mountainless and almost entirely under water with a few small...
4 May 2017
A study led by RSES-ANU scientists has solved the 168-year-old mystery of how the world's biggest and most active volcanoes formed in Hawaii. The study found that the...
23 April 2017
RSES has hosted a workshop on the evolution of the Himalayan mountain belt. Indian scientists from Jamia Millia Islamia University, University of Kashmir, and IIT Kharagput...
21 April 2017
By Eelco Rohling, Professor of Ocean and Climate Change, Australian National University Getting climate change under control is a formidable, multifaceted challenge. Analysis...
20 April 2017
The Research School of Earth Sciences (RSES,ANU) and the School of Earth and Space Sciences (SESS Peking University) recently signed an agreement to encourage greater...
18 April 2017
Our Bake Your PhD competition was a great success, but don’t just take our word for it. Read about it in the words of others! ‘PhDs aren’t supposed to be easy...
10 April 2017
If someone told you that stored in the basement of an ANU building was a large globe the size of a smart car, you probably wouldn't be surprised. It...
3 April 2017
The Research School of Earth Sciences has a long history of pitching the staff against the students in a biannual sporting competition. The staff have dominated in the last few...
21 March 2017
A study led by ANU and researchers in France has for the first time identified the sources of water in the Murray-Darling Basin during the past 90,000...
28 February 2017
By Georgina Connery, The Canberra Times He has searched vast stretches of the Antarctic sea floor and battled the elements to hunt down clues that are more...
28 February 2017
A new study led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found seawater cycles throughout the Earth's mantle down to 2900 km, much more deeply than previously thought...
19 January 2017
SUZY URBANIAK, BSc Geol (Hons) ’87, is passionate about taking her students out of the classroom and is surprised how little teaching styles have changed over the years....
13 January 2017
Jenna Roberts lived at Bruce Hall at the Australian National University as a Bachelor of Science candidate from 2004-2006, after moving to 'the big city' from regional...

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