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Stay updated with the latest news, events, and insights from the ANU Research School of Earth Sciences. Explore seminars, public lectures, and significant research announcements that advance our understanding of Earth sciences. Connect with the academic community through diverse events designed to inform and engage.

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Find out about the latest news, announcements and stories about earth sciences at ANU.

Hunga Tonga
Monday, 03 Jun 2024

A newly published study in the international Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research offers an alternative mechanism that triggered the 15 January 2022 Hunga (Tonga) eruption, proposing the powerful eruption was caused by a gas-driven climactic explosion rather than a phreatomagmatic one - where magma and water react violently through the water column.

Antarctica ice from above
Tuesday, 28 May 2024

This new research uses gravity-sensing satellites to track how changes in water storage on land can cause unexpected fluctuations in sea levels.

Composite image of six headshots
Thursday, 23 May 2024

A number of talented ANU researchers have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.

Events »

Check out our calendar of events and participate in our seminars, public lectures and more. 

RSES Education Forum Sem 1 2024
20 Jun 2024 | 9:30am - 12:45pm

RSES Education Forum Semester 1 2024 will be held in J1 Seminar Room. There will be a focus on changes to governance and curriculum in the undergraduate program providing an opportunity for discussion as well as guest speakers discussing Indigenous perspectives, the use of AI in education and more.

21 Nov 2023 | 12am - 22 Nov 2023 | 12am

The RSES Environmental Geodesy Group is hosting the Australian Geodesy Workshop at RSES 21st-22nd November. There will be 20+ talks over two days with 3 from RSES. Open to all!

14 Nov 2023 | 12am - 16 Nov 2023 | 12am

REECON23, to be held at ANU (Physics Auditorium) from November 14-16, 2023, seeks to address the following challenges particular to the Australian rare earth industry:

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RSES seminar series

The RSES Seminar Series serves as a scientific gathering for the school, showcasing cutting-edge research by leading scientists and academics from Australia and beyond. Seminar topics encompass all areas of earth sciences, including geology, geochemistry, geophysics, geobiology, climate and ocean geosciences, geoscience education, and diversity initiatives in STEM. 

Student Seminars

The ANU Research School of Earth Sciences seminar series regularly features academics, students, and researchers from Australia and around the world to present topics covering the entire range of earth sciences.

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This seminar series is coordinated by the HDR Portfolio - please contact to schedule and advertise a seminar.

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