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13 May 2013
We all know that the Earth rotates beneath our feet, but new research from RSES, ANU has revealed that the centre of the Earth is out of sync with the rest of the planet,...
23 April 2013
ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Young signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the NRG and announced $100,000 funding towards the project. The Garden, launched by the...
23 April 2013
Defects found in rocks below the Earth’s surface have a major impact on the transmission of seismic waves, such as those caused by earthquakes, researchers at The Australian...
19 April 2013
New research from The Australian National University (ANU) has shown that a large collection of Indigenous rock engravings in Western Australia could be the oldest in the world...
15 April 2013
Summer ice melting in the Antarctic Peninsula has intensified almost ten-fold in the last 600 years, with the most rapid melting occurring in the last 50, according to research...
28 March 2013
Research published in Nature Geoscience has revealed that pressure release during earthquakes can cause gold to be deposited almost instantaneously. The research was...
27 March 2013
Professor Ian Jackson has been announced as one of the 2013 Fellows elected to the Australian Academy of Sciences. Professor Jackson received the prestigious title for his...
20 March 2013
“I have huge respect for anyone who financially contributes to the project of a student that they don’t know personally. Even though they may not be directly involved...
18 March 2013
RSES PhD student, Aditya Chopra, has been recognised as a finalist for Student of the Year in the inaugural ANU Alumni Awards. Aditya is a science communicator extraordinaire. As...
8 March 2013
Congratulations to the latest ANU Science graduates.  Dr Andy Hogg, who graduated from ANU in 1997, was the guest speaker for the conferring of Science degrees on Thursday 13...
8 March 2013
Researchers from RSES working on the New South Wales south coast have discovered a new species of ancient fish, after unearthing the largest fossilised lobe-finned fish skull ever...
8 March 2013
Meet John Foster, who, in between daily runs and martial arts practice, is preparing to celebrate 50 years at ANU this May. What do you do at ANU? I originally came to...
8 March 2013
Much-awarded Professor Kurt Lambeck of Geophysics has added another feather to his cap with the Legion of Honour (Award of Chevalier dans l’Ordre National de...
26 February 2013
The study determined the 'natural equilibrium' sea level for CO2 concentrations ranging between ice-age values of 180 parts per million and ice-free values of more...
21 February 2013
Kelly Strzepek is less than a year off completing her PhD researching how changes in ocean currents off Eastern Australia are affecting nutrient distribution and marine life. She...
5 February 2013
Since the 1990s experts have believed the last Neanderthals sought refuge on the Spanish peninsula and died out around 35,000 years ago. However, new dating evidence on fossilised...
Lizzie Ingham, World Cup Bronze, on TV3. Wellington, NZ.
11 January 2013
PhD student, Lizzie Ingham has already achieved one of her goals for 2013: the first New Zealand woman to finish in the top three at the World Cup Orienteering Championships. On...
11 January 2013
The Inspiring Women progam is run by the Gender Institute and recognises women from all areas of the University. The selected women have been nominated by their peers for their...
20 December 2012
Kelsie Long has been awarded the best student presentation at the Australian Archaeological Association meeting. Kelsie talk, titled “An Ear to the Ground”, presented...
13 December 2012
The Prize is awarded to an RSES student who has displayed outstanding research, communication and scientific outreach in the Earth Sciences. Aditya, who is studying for a PhD in...

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