Art donation explores connections between geology and weaving

The first scheme of its kind in an Australian university, the Vice – Chancellor’s College Artist Fellows Scheme (VCCAFS) supports interdisciplinary research relationships.

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Field Camp to Sifnos, Greece

The 2017 RSES Field Camp is in full sway, in the highly deformed and metamorphosed eclogite-blueschist terranes on the island of Sifnos, in the Cycladic archipelago, Aegean Sea, Greece.  

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ANU scientists estimate Earth’s composition

Scientists at ANU have produced the best estimate of Earth's elemental composition which will help them understand how the Earth formed 4.6 billion years ago.

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Launch of the Data Science Events

Following the recent Data Science survey of school staff and students, the RSES Data Science research theme members have organised a new series of weekly events starting Monday September the 18th.

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Strengthening Ties between Industry and the ANU Research School of Earth Sciences

In Australia, geologists are posed with increasing challenges in exploring for mineral resources under deeper and deeper soil cover.

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The human side of seismology: Footyquakes and SciScouts

More than twenty staff and students from RSES took part in two separate Science Week events to engage the public in the measurement of anthropogenic earthquakes

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ANU-led study solves mystery of how first animals appeared on Earth

Research led by RSES has solved the mystery of how the first animals appeared on Earth, a pivotal moment for the planet without which humans would not exist.

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Welcome to the Research School of Earth Sciences

The study of Earth and marine sciences is fundamental to our understanding of the precious balance of life on Earth and how the Solar System in which we live was formed. Our focus is on both Earth processes and environmental science. The Research School of Earth Sciences has many world leading researchers and offers undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as Higher Degree Research opportunities.

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Research stories

Strengthening Ties between Industry and the ANU Research School of Earth Sciences

In Australia, geologists are posed with increasing challenges in exploring for mineral resources under deeper and deeper soil cover.

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ANU-led study solves mystery of how first animals appeared on Earth

ANU-led study solves mystery of how first animals appeared on Earth

Research led by RSES has solved the mystery of how the first animals appeared on Earth, a pivotal moment for the planet without which humans would not exist.

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Coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef

Coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef

Dr Jennie Mallela and Dr Sophie Lewis have combined biological data with climate data to provide a clearer understanding of what has coral bleaching on Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

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Quakes illuminate Earth’s inner core

The Earth’s Inner Core: Revealed by Observational Seismology

State of the art 3D visualisations provide insight into images of the Earth's inner core.

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Coral Reef Field Studies

Research-led education on One Tree Island

As we welcome students back for the start of semester, take a look at our students participating in the Coral Reef Field Studies course that we run each summer on One Tree Island.

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Extraordinary animation reveals ocean’s role in El Niños

Extraordinary animation reveals ocean’s role in El Niños

Australian researchers from the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science have produced a remarkable high-resolution animation of the largest El Niño ever

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