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8 July 2014
New research shows projected changes in the winds circling the Antarctic may accelerate global sea level rise significantly more than previously estimated. Changes to Antarctic...
3 July 2014
ANU Colleges of Science recently acknowledged our best and brightest undergraduates at the Prizes, Awards & Scholarships Presentation at University House. Congratulations to...
18 June 2014
A team of scientists working on Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) Expedition 325 have produced the first ice-age temperature history for the Great Barrier Reef.  ...
17 June 2014
This week RSES is hosting a Postgraduate Winter School, organised by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science. The winter school brings around 50 PhD & Honours...
12 June 2014
When the deadly tsunami that caused the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant meltdown in 2011 was observed spreading across the Pacific Ocean, it travelled about 2% slower than...
6 June 2014
The Hon Christopher Pyne learnt all about earthquakes at a visit to Adelaide's Marden Senior College. The Minister joined twenty Year 8 and 9 students from 4 schools...
4 June 2014
Australia 2025 is a series of articles about how smart science will address the challenges of the future. The collection of essays is an intiative of Australia's chief...
3 June 2014
Congratulations to Elliot Kahn, who has received a prestigious scholarship from the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM). Elliot is a third year BSc student,...
20 May 2014
PhD candidate, Kelly Strzepek has won the 2013 Robert Hill Memorial Award for outstanding research, communication and scientific outreach in the Earth Sciences. During her time at...
20 May 2014
Scientists have discovered that the earliest living organisms on Earth were capable of making a mineral that may be found on Mars. The clay-mineral stevensite has been used since...
20 May 2014
RSES research has been featured in two radio broadcasts this week. On Saturday, Robyn Williams “Science Show” on Radio National discussed the topic of citizen science...
Ocean winds keeps Australia dry and Antarctica cold
12 May 2014
New ANU-led research has explained why Antarctica is not warming as much as other continents, and why southern Australia is recording more droughts. Researchers have found rising...
29 April 2014
International researchers, led by Professor Eelco Rohling, have developed a new way to determine sea-level changes and deep-sea temperature variability over the past 5.3...
9 April 2014
New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has helped to confirm two aspects of the how the Earth moves out of an ice age. The accepted...
11 February 2014
Geologists have discovered the first Antarctic kimberlite, an innocuous-looking volcanic rock precious to scientists and jewelers alike. “Kimberlites are the main host of...
11 February 2014
Two RSES academics have been honoured by the Australian Academy of Science for lifetime achievements in scientific excellence. Dr Gavin Young has won the 2014 Mawson Medal and...
11 February 2014
Sea-level rise since the industrial revolution has been fast by natural standards and may reach 80 cm above today’s sea-level by the year 2100 and 2.5 m by 2200 even without...
23 December 2013
It was a wonderful occasion to celebrate more than fifty years of ANU Earth Sciences during the 2013 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. Former staff and students from...
9 December 2013
Research published in December in the journal Nature Communications has revealed that well-known climate oscillations in the Northern Hemisphere also appeared as rainfall...
8 December 2013
Professor Ian Jackson FAA Director, ANU Research School of Earth Sciences invites you to attend an Alumni and Friends Reception to be held during the 2013 Fall...

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