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Geological cold case may reveal critical minerals

Researchers on the hunt for why cold eclogites mysteriously disappeared from geological records during the early stages of the Earth’s development may have found the answer, and with it clues that could help locate critical minerals today.



Mining critical metals is vital to our future

The surging global embrace of high-tech applications and clean energy is accelerating demand for the critical metals that enable these applications.



Critical minerals focus for top talent

The University of Adelaide has appointed Dr Carl Spandler as Associate Professor of Critical Minerals, as part of its ambitions to elevate further its research performance in multiple fields that have tangible outputs of global significance.


Shaping the future of Australia's mining operations

The University of Adelaide will lead a new national mining research and training centre utilising advanced technologies that will help to shape the future of Australia’s mining operations.

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