The experience of doing a PhD at RSES has been fully immersive. I have completed every aspect of my research project in-house using RSES resources. Sample collection, analysis, and data modeling have all been done using state-of-the-art equipment, and the technical support I received while learning the ropes was fantastic.
When Weidong commenced his PhD at RSES he identified that the behaviour of Rhenium was not very well understood.
I graduated at the bottom of the mid 1970’s mining boom and after a year of pushing to launch a career in geology, during which I worked on the 25th International Geological Congress in Sydney, and part-time for a geological exploration company in the Michelago area, I made the decision to try teaching.
Kelly Strzepek is less than a year off completing her PhD researching how changes in ocean currents off Eastern Australia are affecting nutrient distribution and marine life.
Claire Thompson's PhD program at the Research School of Earth Sciences involved filling gaps in our knowledge about the impact of the trace element on the photosynthetic microorganisms.
The four years of my PhD were a great time to be around RSES
Australian National University scientist Barbara Frasl is studying matter from the Sun obtained from soil samples from the Moon to get hints on the evolution of the solar system.