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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...
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...

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