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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...
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...

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