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14 October 2015
Associate Professor Hrvoje Tkalčić discusses his longstanding research interest in global seismology and highlights the importance of understanding the structure and dynamics...
2 October 2015
By Michael Roderick, RSES, Australian National University With an El Niño looming large this summer, it is very likely we will start to hear quite a bit about drought over the...
2 October 2015
Well known RSES Visiting Fellow, Dr Elizabeth Truswell FAA has a current art exhibition which combines her two passions – science and art. In this exhibition Tideline,...
30 September 2015
About 50 planetary scientists from across Australia met at the ANU on September 28 to discuss the state-of-the-art advances in planetary science.   A highlight of the...
Pinnacle Rock, a volcanic plug in Cape Hillsborough National Park, Queensland. Image: Mike Griinke
15 September 2015
RSES researchers have discovered the world's longest known chain of continental volcanoes, running 2,000 kilometres across Australia, from the Whitsundays in North Queensland...
10 September 2015
Sure, winter felt chilly, but Australia is setting new heat records at 12 times the rate of cold ones Sophie Lewis, Australian National University Spring feels like a...
2 September 2015
ANU Open Day on 29 August was a huge hit.The new Science labs were crammed with activities.There was plenty to see:spectacular thin sections of igneous and metamorphic rocks,...
28 August 2015
The continental drift hypothesis was first introduced by Alfred Wegener more than a hundred years ago. Decades and generations of geologists later, the paradigm of plate tectonics...
19 August 2015
RSES PhD student Kelsie Long has won the college final of the 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Kelsie's talk was titled "An ear to the ground: Listening to the story of...
14 August 2015
Family and friends joined together with university staff to celebrate the outstanding achievements of 250 students at the Prizes, Awards and Scholarships evening for the Colleges...
13 August 2015
RSES congratulates Jack Muir and Jinying (Jane) Lin, who have both recieved University Medals at the 2015 mid-year graduation. Jack and Jane studied in ANU's PhB program,...
Drs Dominique Tanner and Kelly Strzepek
5 August 2015
ANU Alumnus Dr Chris Pigram (PhD’94) Chief Executive Officer Geoscience Australia gave the address at the Colleges of Science graduation ceremony. " I congratulate...
31 July 2015
Congratulations to Research Fellow, Dr Sophie Lewis who has been presented with the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (AMOS) Early Career Researcher Award. The...
30 July 2015
 Professor Michael Roderick and Professor Hugh O'Neill have been admitted as Fellows of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) for their exceptional contribution to Earth...
27 July 2015
Astrobiologist Aditya Chopra is on a quest to find out where we come from and if we are alone. To support his research he has entered the...
21 July 2015
Australia's new ocean-going research vessel Investigator has discovered extinct volcanoes about 250 kilometres off the coast of Sydney in 4,900 metres of water. Professor...
14 July 2015
As the NASA New Horizons probe reaches Pluto after its nine-year journey, scientists from the ANU Planetary Science Institute discuss why Pluto is still important, even if it has...
ANU Earth Sciences Future Fund
26 June 2015
Professor Ian Jackson, Director, Research School of Earth Sciences, announces a new initiative – an ANU Earth Sciences Future Fund. This endowment will fund key...
Why I am supporting the Earth Sciences Future Fund
26 June 2015
Research Fellow, Dr Sophie Lewis talks about her RSES experience and why she is supporting the Earth Sciences Future Fund. Please support the ANU Earth Sciences Future Fund
14 June 2015
RSES scientists have discovered a dramatic ice sheet collapse at the end of the penultimate ice age that caused widespread climate changes and led to a...

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