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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...
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...

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