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11 December 2012
The study, published in Nature Climate Change today, details their analyses of the mineral structure of coralline algae, which form a hard ridge around the reef, protecting...
10 December 2012
December 7th marked the first birthday of the RSES student-lead blog that seeks to demonstrate how relevant the Earth Sciences are to the world today. Over its first year,...
7 December 2012
Kelly Strzepek, a PhD student at RSES, has been awarded the Best Student Presentation prize at the Australian Organic Geochemistry conference. Kelly presented research looking at...
5 December 2012
Four RSES staff members have received recognition for their outstanding contribution to the University at the Vice Chancellor's 2012 Staff Excellence Awards. Mike Avent was...
4 December 2012
From left: Vice-Chancellor Ian Young, the Hon Sharon Bird MP, Professor Andrew Roberts, Professor Hugh O'Neill and Mr Michael Avent. Photo credit: Stuart Hay. The award-...
3 December 2012
The research, led by 2012 Australian Laureate Fellow and Visiting Fellow at The Australian National University Professor Eelco J. Rohling, was published in Nature today...
3 December 2012
The findings, published today in Nature, are the result of the authors’ analytical program on a global range of basalt samples. Lead researcher Professor Hugh O...
22 November 2012
A new study has revealed a rapid response between global temperature and ice volume/sea-level, which could lead to sea-levels rising by over one metre. During the last few...
22 November 2012
The findings are the result of the paper’s authors using more realistic calculations based on the underlying physical principles behind droughts. Dr Michael Roderick, from...
24 October 2012
A new memorial was unveiled at The Australian National University to commemorate the lives and work of esteemed ANU geoscientists, the late Professors Allan White and Bruce...
24 October 2012
Michael Roderick has been awarded the 2013 John Dalton Medal of the European Geophysical Society, Section on Hydrological Sciences for seminal contributions to the science of...
18 October 2012
The Research School of Earth Sciences (RSES) has welcomed their new Director. Professor Ian Jackson, who started on Monday, said he is pleased to take on the role at an exciting...
3 October 2012
New research will help create a better understanding of how much pollution is being caused by the global increase in car usage. PhD candidate Jung-Woo Park from the Research...
18 September 2012
Debate over how and where oceanic island chains, like Hawaii, form, is at an end according to an academic from The Australian National University. Dr Oliver Nebel from the...
11 September 2012
Professor Kurt Lambeck is one of the 2012 recipients of the Balzan Prize, which is awarded every year  to the most distinguished figures in the humanities, arts and sciences...
6 September 2012
The mystery of erratic changes in the history of Earth's past and current plate motions has been cracked by academics from The Australian National University. Dr Giampiero...
24 August 2012
As the Earth formed from the hot dust and gas that surrounded the infant Sun, the heavier elements such as iron and nickel fell towards the centre. The outer rocky layers then...
23 August 2012
Research into Antarctic climate history has revealed the unusual nature of the recent rapid warming in the Antarctic Peninsula, according to an academic from The Australian...
30 July 2012
ANU has topped the nation, winning four out of 17 ARC Laureate Fellowships, more than any other Australian university. Three ANU scholars, and one who will move to ANU to take...
20 July 2012
The chemistry that makes up the surface of Mars could soon become a little less alien thanks to research from an academic at The Australian National University. Dr Penny King,...

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