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20 May 2014
PhD candidate, Kelly Strzepek has won the 2013 Robert Hill Memorial Award for outstanding research, communication and scientific outreach in the Earth Sciences. During her time at...
20 May 2014
Scientists have discovered that the earliest living organisms on Earth were capable of making a mineral that may be found on Mars. The clay-mineral stevensite has been used...
20 May 2014
RSES research has been featured in two radio broadcasts this week. On Saturday, Robyn Williams “Science Show” on Radio National discussed the topic of citizen...
Ocean winds keeps Australia dry and Antarctica cold
12 May 2014
New ANU-led research has explained why Antarctica is not warming as much as other continents, and why southern Australia is recording more droughts. Researchers have found...
29 April 2014
International researchers, led by Professor Eelco Rohling, have developed a new way to determine sea-level changes and deep-sea temperature variability over the past 5.3...
9 April 2014
New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has helped to confirm two aspects of the how the Earth moves out of an ice age. The accepted...
11 February 2014
Geologists have discovered the first Antarctic kimberlite, an innocuous-looking volcanic rock precious to scientists and jewelers alike. “Kimberlites are the main host of...
11 February 2014
Two RSES academics have been honoured by the Australian Academy of Science for lifetime achievements in scientific excellence. Dr Gavin Young has won the 2014 Mawson Medal and...
11 February 2014
Sea-level rise since the industrial revolution has been fast by natural standards and may reach 80 cm above today’s sea-level by the year 2100 and 2.5 m by 2200 even without...
23 December 2013
It was a wonderful occasion to celebrate more than fifty years of ANU Earth Sciences during the 2013 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. Former staff and students from...
9 December 2013
Research published in December in the journal Nature Communications has revealed that well-known climate oscillations in the Northern Hemisphere also appeared as rainfall...
8 December 2013
Professor Ian Jackson FAA Director, ANU Research School of Earth Sciences invites you to attend an Alumni and Friends Reception to be held during the 2013 Fall...
5 December 2013
The long-term temperature consequences of the Earth warming by 2°C by the year 2100 have been severely underestimated and urgent strategies of emission reduction are needed to...
29 November 2013
Malcolm Sambridge and the Seismometers in Schools program have won the Education category of the Australian Innovation Challenge. Earthquake data recorded by seismometers in high...
13 November 2013
Icing sugar, bicarbonate of soda, several kilos of corn flour and bag loads of salt. No, it’s not a recipe for the worst tasting cake in the world but something Professor...
30 October 2013
Fertilizer applied to crops doesn’t necessarily stay on land. The skeletons of coral on the Great Barrier Reef are the proof. Recent research by Dr Jennie Mallela,...
21 October 2013
The Research School of Earth Sciences (RSES) has celebrated its 40th anniversary, with alumni from across Australia traveling to Canberra to catch up with friends, share...
14 October 2013
Something massive is going on in East Antarctica’s Enderby Land and a team of researchers from the Research School of Earth Sciences are on their way to investigate. The...
6 October 2013
The way coral reefs form can give us clues to the health of the ocean around them, as well as earth's climate more generally. Dr Stephen Eggins from the ANU...
26 September 2013
Story by Malte Willmes Last week the RSES Student Conference was upon us. This is an annual event that gives the students at RSES the opportunity to present their research to the...

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