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2 October 2014
In 2013, heat records fell like dominoes. Australia had its hottest day on record, its hottest month on record, its hottest summer on record, its hottest spring on record and then...
28 September 2014
RSES scientists have produced the first detailed record of sea levels over the past 500,000 years and spanning five ice ages, using microfossils from sediments in the Red Sea....
25 September 2014
At their 2014 annual conference, the German Mineralogical Society (DMG) presented Dr Oliver Nebel with the Victor Moritz Goldschmidt Award for his work on the chemical evolution...
18 September 2014
Our School has built an international reputation for excellence in education and research.  We have produced exceptional graduates for over 50 years.  Our graduates are...
26 August 2014
As National Science Week came to a close RSES and the Seismometers in Schools Program participated in the Geoscience Australia Open Day.  This huge outreach event had just...
21 August 2014
Neanderthal groups lived alongside modern humans for several thousand years, an international team of scientists has found, overturning previous theories about the extinction of...
14 August 2014
RSES student, Charles Tambiah, has won second place in the 2014 New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography. Mr Tambiah’s striking image of a basket star,...
8 August 2014
Thank you to all of the staff, students, alumni and friends of RSES who came together for the 2014 Jaeger-Hales lecture and reception. For people who weren't able to join us...
4 August 2014
Louise Schoneveld studied her undergraduate degree at James Cook University in Townsville, Queensland. Her research, centred on the Nolans Bore deposit in the Northern Territory...
Exp. 351 Flash Mob
31 July 2014
Ever wondered what scientists do in their spare time while on an expedition at sea? They plan a flash mob of course! The participants and crew of International Ocean Discovery...
23 July 2014
Congratulations to Rhodri Davies, Helen McGregor, Oliver Nebel and Jimin Yu who were all awarded prestigious Future Fellowships from the Australian Research Council. The four...
15 July 2014
RSES students have excelled at recent international and Australian conferences, winning awards for their outstanding presentations. Congratulations to Marija Mustac who was...
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,...

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