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14 June 2015
RSES research was well represented at the 2015 annual awards of the Australian Academy of Sciences, with three researchers receiving honours. Each gave presentations of their...
25 May 2015
On 25 May 2015, the Australian Academy of Science announced the election of 21 new Fellows for their outstanding contributions to science and scientific research. Prof Malcolm...
22 May 2015
Professor Ian Jackson was delighted to welcome His Excellency, Dr Attila Gruber, Ambassador for Hungary and his delegation to RSES. “Our School has a proud history of...
21 May 2015
Friday 15 May was a very special day in the life of our School – we marked the 90th year milestones for two of our most distinguished Emeritus Professors, Mervyn Paterson...
Thinking back 4.5 billion years in time
21 May 2015
Professor Trevor Ireland from the Research School of Earth Sciences is interested in thinking back billions of years in time. Trevor's research centres around the...
1 May 2015
Staff, alumni and students have given more than $200,000 to kickstart the Research School of Earth Sciences' (RSES) Future Fund. "The Earth Sciences Future Fund is an...
1 May 2015
Written for The Conversation by Andrew King, University of Melbourne Last year was probably the hottest on record worldwide. On regional and local scales, 2014 also broke many...
30 April 2015
ANU has secured its position as Australia's top university in the latest QS global subject rankings. Fourteen ANU subjects have been rated in the top 25 in the world,...
27 April 2015
On April 9th, the Research School of Earth Sciences has officially welcomed the 21 new PhD students that have started in the last 12 months. Of the students, 5 are from Australia...
15 April 2015
A group of 20 students from University of Tokyo visited the Research School of Earth Sciences on February 26th.  The students had the opportunity to visit several research...
14 April 2015
A new analysis of the chemical make-up of meteorites has helped scientists work out when the Earth formed its layers. The research by an...
20 March 2015
The inaugural student v. staff challenge took place on March 20th on a remarkable autumn day.  Each year a challenge is issued by either party to some form of physical...
Rachel Kirby
19 March 2015
Rachel Kirby,one of our talented young PhD candidates, has received the 2014 Janet Elspeth Crawford Prize. This prize is given to the top female student graduating from science in...
10 March 2015
The increasing strength of winds over the Southern Ocean has extended its ability to absorb carbon dioxide, effectively delaying the impacts of global warming. New research...
4 March 2015
Associate Professor Hrvoje Tkalcic discusses new findings on Earth's core structure with the Sydney Morning Herald. A recent study questions the common wisdom that Earth'...
2 March 2015
Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) have shed new light on how copper deposits form, with findings that could lead to new discoveries.  The research is...
23 February 2015
A comprehensive synthesis of marine palaeoclimate records has revealed how tropical ocean temperatures evolved over the past four centuries. The study found that strong warming...
13 February 2015
By Miguel Martinez-Boti, University of Southampton and Gianluca Marino, Australian National University It’s well known that carbon in the atmosphere is causing global...
13 February 2015
Starting the year with a field trip is a great introduction to studying Earth Sciences. Students traveled to One Tree Island in the Great Barrier Reef in order to study a unique...
13 February 2015
A team of scientists from The Australian National University (ANU) and University of Bristol have discovered how copper ore forms around volcanoes....

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