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16 September 2016
RSES is delighted to announce the establishment of the John and Kerry Lovering Scholarship for the Master of Earth Sciences (Advanced). John and Kerry Lovering hope to inspire...
13 September 2016
RSES PhD student, Muriel Naguit, has been highly commended for her research into earthquake hazards. The award was given as part of the 2016 International Conference on...
13 September 2016
The Australian National University (ANU) has opened a new visitor's centre at Mount Stromlo with interactive astronomy exhibits, including one that...
13 September 2016
The Australian Research Council has funded a new Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes. The new centre will transform the direction of Australian climate research and help us...
9 September 2016
Dr Simon Beams, Managing Director and Principal Geologist of Terra Search, is the inaugural recipient of the John Campbell Miles Medal awarded by the Queensland Division of the...
Prof Indratmo Sukarno; Bety alisyahbana; Prof Phil Cummins; Ir. H. Airlangga Hartarto; Prof Dr. Ir. Kadarsah Suryadi Rektor
2 September 2016
Professor Phil Cummins has received one of the most prestigious awards given by an Indonesian institution.  The Ganesha Widya Jasa Adiutama Award from the Bandung Institute...
1 September 2016
Australian researchers have found the world's oldest fossils, revealing that diverse life forms thrived on Earth 3.7 billion years ago. Co-lead investigator Associate...
30 August 2016
The Women in Antarctica Wikibomb was launched at the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) meeting in Kuala Lumpur this month.  This was designed to raise the...
Humans have caused climate change for 180 years
25 August 2016
An international research project has found human activity has been causing global warming for almost two centuries, proving human-induced climate change is not just a 20th ...
24 August 2016
Article by Professor Eelco Rohling, published in The Conversation The Paris climate agreement set a “safe” global warming limit of below 2℃, aiming below 1.5℃ by...
16 August 2016
Congratulations to Kate Holland and Jennifer Wurtzel who swept the pool at the College of Sciences final for the 3 Minute Thesis competition. Kate took out first place for the...
28 July 2016
Congratulations to RSES researchers who have been recognised at the 2016 AuScope awards. Hrvoje Tkalčić recieved the EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH ACHIEVEMENT AWARD. This honours...
22 June 2016
PhD candidate, Kelsie Long wants to share her passion for earth sciences with children from rural communities. Kelsie was born in Bombala and never thought about opportunities to...
9 June 2016
By Morgan Williams, PhD candidate The Atlantis Massif is the surface expression of an oceanic detachment fault adjacent to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 30°N; the serpentinite-...
9 June 2016
By Aditya Chopra, Australian National University and Charley Lineweaver, Australian National University   Astronomers have found a plethora of planets around nearby...
9 June 2016
New geochemical evidence from Indonesian cave deposits has opened the way to an improved understanding of the role of the tropics in global climate change.  The findings,...
13 May 2016
Andy Christy has been working with a multinational team of colleagues for several years on the crystal chemistry and mineralogy of the rare, toxic heavy element tellurium. He was...
19 April 2016
It was a fun Friday afternoon on Fellows Oval for the annual staff versus students cricket match. Thanks to all who came down to watch and play. The result was closer than past...
19 April 2016
If rocks could speak, they would have a lot to say. Even without a voice, they’re great story-tellers. So long as you know how to listen. “I didn’t really get...
18 March 2016
Congratulations to Shannon McConachie, Tristen Jones and Christian Renggli who have all received awards recognising the excellence of their research. Shannon McConachie...

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