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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...
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'...

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