RSES COVID response

The School is developing and adapting a phased COVID-19 Response Plan to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic as it evolves. Our response works within guidance and to the aims of the University.

Please refer to:

  • RSES COVID-19 Response plan for ongoing RSES specific announcements & updates
  • ANU COVID -19 advice page for specific detailed advice to staff and students.

Australia’s Black Summer a climate wake-up call »

The Black Summer fires were unprecedented in their scale and power, as well as the number of fires that transitioned into extreme pyrocumulonimbus events.

The Hayabusa2 spacecraft is about to drop a chunk of asteroid in the Australian outback »

Asteroids come in two main flavours. S-type (for “stony”) asteroids are made of ferromagnesian minerals, rich in iron and magnesium, such as olivine and pyroxene. They can be identified by their bright spectrum of reflected infrared light.