School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

At the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences we are leaders in our field, nationally and internationally. We ensure that our graduates have real world skills to tackle current and future global challenges. Our students have access to rare specialist equipment and techniques, and opportunities to acquire practical and application-based learning through fieldwork. Our academic staff are committed to designing educational experiences that are engaging, challenging and relevant. Our degrees are taught by staff at the forefront of their fields of research, and this shines through in the quality of our graduates.

Zenobia Jacobs; Bert Roberts; dating of archaeological deposits; UOWPair honoured for their research into archaeological dating

Two leading scientists have been honoured for their research in the dating of archaeological deposits.

Multinational mass media and information firm, Thomson Reuters, yesterday (23 June) presented a Citation Award to two leading scientists from the UOW's Centre for Archaeological Science (CAS).

CAS is dedicated to the development and application of modern scientific techniques to answer fundamental questions about human evolution by analysing the material remains of past human life and activities. 

Distinguished Professor Richard (Bert) Roberts and Associate Professor Zenobia Jacobs received the award for their research in ‘luminescence dating of archaeological deposits’. UOW Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Professor Judy Raper, was a guest at the award ceremony held at the University of Melbourne.

The Mike Morwood Memorial Website

A dedicated website has been developed and will be used as a memorial to Mike and the legacy he has left. Visit Mike's memorial website.