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9 February 2016
A huge reservoir of carbon developed in the deep Atlantic Ocean during the last ice age, research led by ANU Research School of Earth Sciences has found...
29 January 2016
The battered and scarred face of the Moon tells a story of the rough-and-tumble early days of our Solar System when planets were frequently blasted by mountain-size chunks of...
29 January 2016
Scientists from RSES have dated one of the earliest cases of warfare at Nataruk on the shores of Lake Turkana in Kenya, with implications for our understanding of when and why...
24 January 2016
Life on other planets would likely be brief and become extinct very quickly, say astrobiologists from the Research School of Earth Sciences. In research aiming to...
20 January 2016
Story by Stuart Gary, republished from ABC Science online Extensive underwater volcanism caused by the breakup of an ancient supercontinent may have pushed the Earth into a...
19 January 2016
Congratulations to Marija Mustac who is the recipient of the Outstanding Student Paper Award at the Fall Meeting of AGU. Marija’s  poster was titled “Contending...
12 January 2016
World leading RSES volcano expert Professor Richard Arculus has set sail for the Southern Ocean to study undersea volcanoes and the impact they have on marine organisms...
20 December 2015
The temperature 3,000 kilometres below the surface of the Earth is much more varied than previously thought, scientists have found. The discovery of the hot and cold regions in...
10 December 2015
Congratulations to Rhys Hawkins for being a recipient of the Geophysical Journal International Student Author Award for 2015 for his paper titled "Geophysical imaging...
25 November 2015
  Congratulations to Andy Hogg and Adele Morrison who have both been named as recipients of 2015 awards from the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (AMOS...
25 November 2015
Scientists drilling into the ocean floor have for the first time found out what happens when one tectonic plate first gets pushed under another....
19 November 2015
When Apollo 11 landed on the moon, EMERITUS PROFESSOR ROSS TAYLOR AC was surprised to find his ANU experience led him to the opportunity of a lifetime...
13 November 2015
The floor of the ocean is some of the youngest rock material on Earth, with approximately 90 % of it less than 130 million years old. In contrast, more than 50% of the continental...
10 November 2015
Scientists have unraveled the complex ocean and atmospheric behaviour that caused rapid seesawing of the global climate coming out of the most recent ice...
6 November 2015
The 2015 RSES student conference was a huge success, showcasing the many talents of our students. With a theme of "PhD to Planeteer", the day was framed around the...
4 November 2015
In the latest ARC funding announced by Education Minister the Hon Simon Birmingham, the Research School of Earth Sciences won 3 Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRAs)...
26 October 2015
An exciting new large ARC Linkage Project, focusing on an integrated study of Lake George, was officially launched at RSES with a gathering of the industry sponsors and the...
26 October 2015
More than two hundred members of the public took the opportunity to view an original copy of the “A Delineation of the Strata of England and Wales with parts of Scotland...
22 October 2015
Four ANU early-career researchers were recognised for their work in climate change, mental health, driver safety and astronomy.Each year one of the winners is named as ACT Tall...
Official opening of the new Argon Laboratory
21 October 2015
The new Argon Laboratory at RSES has been opened by DVC Professor Margaret Harding and the new RSES Director Professor Steve Eggins. The lab was funded by an ARC LIEF and ANU MEC...

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