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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...
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...
11 November 2014
Congratulations to Dr Rachel Wood, who has been awarded with a Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) by the Australian Research Council (ARC). The DECRA scheme supports...
5 November 2014
PhD student Aditya Chopra has been awarded an Australian Government Endeavour Postdoctoral Research Fellowship to continue his astrobiology and origin of life research in the...
3 November 2014
The X-ray diffraction laboratory welcomed a group of volunteers from Questacon on Wednesday 29th October. The volunteers visited the XRD laboratory as part of their annual outing...
30 October 2014
For his contributions to science teaching and inspiring students in science—wherever their further studies and careers may take them—Mr Geoff McNamara from Melrose...
29 October 2014
Congratulations to Dr Andy Hogg, who has been awarded the Nicholas P Fofonoff early career award from the American Meteorological Society. This presitgious award is in...
18 October 2014
Earth’s surface is broken into a number of mobile tectonic plates. The majority of Earth’s volcanism concentrates at plate boundaries, where these plates meet. However...
16 October 2014
Scientists have found evidence for a huge mountain range that sustained an explosion of life on Earth 600 million years ago. The mountain range was similar in scale to the...
15 October 2014
Sea levels remained remarkably steady for thousands of years before starting rising 100-150 yr ago, a study led by Kurt Lambeck and RSES colleagues published in Proceedings of the...

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