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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...
12 January 2017
Ninety secondary school students are participating in the Australian Science Olympiad Summer School held at the ANU. The students work schedule is intense and covers the...
8 December 2016
By Nerilie Abram, for The Conversation   There is no doubt that 2016 has been a record-breaking year for Earth’s climate. We will have to wait another couple...
7 December 2016
The 21st century is likely to be a challenging one. The growing population and increasing demand for technology are going to require the discovery of new resources (water,...
28 November 2016
Geologists have for the first time seen and documented the Banda Detachment fault in eastern Indonesia and worked out how it formed. Lead...
21 November 2016
Emeritus Professor Ross Griffiths FAA has been awarded the 2017 Jaeger Medal by the  Australian Academy of Science. This prestigious award recognises Emeritus Professor...
30 October 2016
The annual ANU Earth and Marine Sciences Society GeoBall was a massive success! The ball brought together students, academics and staff of RSES for a night of laughter, good time...
26 October 2016
ANU graduate Ellen Cliff has been named the Queensland Rhodes Scholar for 2017 and will head to Oxford in September next year. Ms Cliff graduated in July with a Bachelor...
26 October 2016
ANU scientist Dr Rachel Wood has been honoured as one of Australia's leading women researchers in the inaugural Women in Research Citation Awards. The inaugural awards have...
24 October 2016
Over the past year, many members of our community have been working hard to make RSES a more inclusive and supportive workplace for our staff and students. The positive changes...
20 October 2016
Unearthed The Spring 2016 edition of our newsletter is out now. Our newsletter is published once or twice a year, and is intended to be one of the ways that our...
12 October 2016
Director of the Research School of Earth Sciences (RSES) Professor Stephen Eggins invites stakeholders and interested parties to consider submissions to a comprehensive...
29 September 2016
By Nerilie Abram, Australian National University; Matthew England, UNSW Australia, and Tessa Vance, University of Tasmania   2016 continues to be a momentous year for...
28 September 2016
Human-caused climate change is robbing crucial rain from southern parts of Australia by shifting Southern Ocean westerly winds towards Antarctica,...
27 September 2016
In late August 2016, a group of seven geologists from universities across the UK, Italy and Australia travelled high into the mountains of Italy’s Southern Alps in search of...
19 September 2016
RSES post-doctoral researcher Aditya Chopra recently undertook field-trips to the world heritage listed Shark Bay Nature Reserve and the Pilbara in Western Australia with...

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