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  • Nerilie Abram elected Fellow of Australian Academy of Science
    21st Century Weather congratulates our Chief Investigator Nerilie Abram on being elected a fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.  Nerilie is a Professor of Climate Science in the Research School of Earth Sciences at The Australian National University in Canberra. She is a Deputy Director of 21st Century Weather, and also a Chief Investigator… Read More
  • Sonic Vocabularies: Climate, Weather and Music
    Call for proposals open now! About this project The climate crisis is a global issue strongly influencing the evolution of art music: shaping new directions in creative practice and informing conceptual frameworks. Music has an important role to play in climate crisis discourse, by offering a sonic pathway to bridge the gap between data, understanding,… Read More
  • Climate-driven weather change behind record-breaking heat in 2023
    The relationship between anthropogenic climate change and global weather patterns led to the hottest year on record in 2023. Human-induced global heating combined with other important drivers and feedbacks – including persistent atmospheric blocking, droughts, marine heatwaves and El Niño – caused unprecedented heatwaves in many parts of the planet.  Writing in Nature Reviews Earth… Read More
  • Andrew King receives 2024 Anton Hales Medal
    21st Century Weather Chief Investigator Dr Andrew King has been awarded the 2024 Anton Hales Medal by the Australian Academy of Science. The Medal recognises research in the Earth sciences and honours the contributions of the late Professor Anton Hales, who was the founding director of the Research School of Earth Sciences at the Australian… Read More
  • Ailie Gallant awarded 2024 Dorothy Hill Medal
    21st Century Weather Chief Investigator Ailie Gallant has been awarded the 2024 Dorothy Hill Medal by the Australian Academy of Science. By providing support to women researchers in the Earth sciences, the Academy’s Dorothy Hill Medal honours the contributions of the late Professor Dorothy Hill and her work in opening up tertiary science education to… Read More