Thankyou to Val Elder

At the School’s Christmas party we presented Val with a token of our appreciation for all her valuable work in looking after our precious geological collections.

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Jack Muir awarded prestigous scholarship

We congratulate Honours student, Jack Muir who has been awarded a General Sir John Monash Scholarship for 2015-2017.

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First AVAATECH core-scanner in the Southern Hemisphere

Installation of a new x-ray flourescence core scanner brings valuable new capabilities for marine and environmental science to RSES

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Dr Nerilie Abram awarded the 2015 Dorothy Hill Award

Congratulations to Dr Nerilie Abram, who has been awarded the 2015 Dorothy Hill Award for female researchers in the earth sciences.

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Simon Winchester views rare copy of 1815 Map

“I think it is the most beautiful copy I have ever seen", Mr Winchester told Director,Ian Jackson.

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Ross Griffiths Fellow of American Physical Society

Prof Ross Griffiths will travel to the American Physical Society (APS) - Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) Annual Meeting in San Francisco this

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Welcome to the Research School of Earth Sciences

Planet Earth is an amazing place - it is constantly moving and its surface is always changing. At the centre of the Earth, temperatures are as high as they are on the surface of the Sun. Over billions of years, this has caused continents to drift apart and oceans to open and close. 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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Scientists find ancient mountains that fed early life

Scientists find ancient mountains that fed early life

Scientists have found evidence for a huge mountain range that sustained an explosion of life on Earth 600 million years ago.

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Seising up the competition

Malcolm Sambridge and the Seismometers in Schools (AusSIS) team won the education category of the 2013 Innovation Challenge.

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Martian minerals made by microbes?

Discovery of microbe-made stevensite on Earth raises questions about minerals found on Mars.

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Research at RSES

Research at RSES

The Research School of Earth Sciences in The Australian National University is Australia’s leading academic research institution in the earth sciences and consistently very highly ranked internationally.

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Starting An Ice Age

New research linking deep-sea temperature and ice-volume has revealed how ice ages can come about, with Dr Gavin Foster from the Ocean and Earth Science department at the University of Southampton and Prof.

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Meet the new supercomputer

Meet the new supercomputer

Dr Andy Hogg discusses his research on the role of the ocean in climate change and explains the computational processes behind his research.

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