Examining the natural world from the core of the Earth to its upper atmosphere.
(AFR Top 100 Future Leaders Awards 2020 and 2021)
(QS World University Rankings By Subject 2021)
Professor Bill Sherwin receives the 2021 Australian Museum Research Institute Lifetime Achievement Award.
By considering the environmental (and population) fluctuations that influence wildlife, we can arrive at more sustainable limits to wildlife deaths caused by human activities.
Environmental survey findings confirm what scientists have suspected; platypuses aren’t in Royal National Park. But plans to reintroduce the iconic species to the park later this year will change this.
Our key research areas include ecology and evolutionary biology; climate science; ecosystem sciences, marine sciences and paleoenvironments and Earth history. Our research centres and facilities enable us to explore and understand the environment and the world around us.
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