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5 February 2015
Scientists have for the first time constructed a detailed record of carbon dioxide fluctuations from the Pliocene epoch, around three million years ago, when the Earth was most...
5 February 2015
Planetary scientists have calculated that there are hundreds of billions of Earth-like planets in our galaxy which might support life. The new research, led by PhD student Tim...
3 February 2015
Scientists have discovered the first primitive human fossil from Taiwan - a well preserved jawbone recovered from the sea floor. The discovery has...
2 February 2015
During the summer break RSES hosted 90 year 11 and 12 students from across Australia. These are some of the best and brightest students who have the opportunity to see what...
19 January 2015
We congratulate the following students on completion of their degrees. We celebrate their achievements and are immensely proud of them.   PhD students:  Alon Arad,...
19 January 2015
Congratulations to Rachel Kirby and Angus Gibson who were awarded 2014 University Medals. The prestigious University Medals are awarded annually to recognise exceptional...
14 January 2015
Dr Sophie Lewis has won the AMOS Early Career Researcher award for 2014. Dr Lewis was acknowledged for her broad range of research and her active approach to communicating this...
13 January 2015
Who would have thought beneath a barren landscape such marvels could lay buried? Like an unearthed gem, the geology of central Australia served a hidden treasure waiting to be...
13 January 2015
By Sarah Tynan Lizard and goanna wrangling is not in the duty statements of any of the staff at the RSES Warramunga Seismic and Infrasound Research Station… but perhaps it...
18 December 2014
The School is the proud owner of a special geological collection – an archive of precious fossils, rocks, minerals, and meteorites, built up over many years of teaching and...
10 December 2014
We congratulate Honours student, Jack Muir who has been awarded a General Sir John Monash Scholarship for 2015-2017. The Monash scholarship supports future Australian leaders in...
5 December 2014
On Monday 1 December, the Ocean & Climate Change group at the Research School of Earth Sciences took delivery of an AVAATECH X-Ray Fluorescence core scanner. This instrument...
27 November 2014
Congratulations to Dr Nerilie Abram, who has been awarded the 2015 Dorothy Hill Award for female researchers in the earth sciences. Dr Abram's pioneering research addresses...
Photo: Stuart Hay ANU
21 November 2014
The School was delighted to show Simon Winchester the author of The Map that changed the World  a rare copy of the world’s first geological map of England, Scotland and...
20 November 2014
Prof Ross Griffiths will travel to the American Physical Society (APS) - Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) Annual Meeting in San Francisco this weekend, where he will be presented...
19 November 2014
In the latest round of ARC grant funding, A/Prof Greg Yaxley, Prof Joerg Hermann, Dr Andrew Berry, Prof Hugh O’Neill, and Dr Robert Rapp from RSES were part of a team of...
18 November 2014
In November, staff and students gathered to listen to Honours students present their final seminars. “The students are to be congratulated on jobs well done” said...
18 November 2014
The ANU Earth and Marine Sciences recently organised a successful Geoball.  The traditional annual ball is a chance for students and staff to celebrate some of the...
13 November 2014
The ocean is warming steadily and setting up the conditions for stronger El Niño weather events, a new study has shown. A team of US, Australian, and Canadian researchers sampled...
The Best Australian Science Writing 2014
11 November 2014
Nerilie Abram from RSES has been listed amongst Australia's best science writers, with the recent publication of "The Best Australian Science Writing 2014". The...

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