IMER operates at the international forefront of the mineral, energy and resource sectors, showcasing our finest talent in large-scale research and innovation outcomes, with the capacity to pursue higher-risk, cutting-edge projects.

"We look forward to working together to benefit society and the environment, driving innovation for modern energy systems."Prof Michael Goodsite, Director, IMER - Modern Energy Systems

Transforming the heavy industrial sector to a low carbon future

Companies are invited to partner in a new proposal to the Australian Government to form a Heavy Industry Low-carbon Transition Cooperative Research Centre (HILT CRC) to expedite the decarbonisation of Australia’s heavy industrial processes and produce materials vital to the local and global economies at lower costs and in more sustainable ways.

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Building a critical mass of people and knowlege in critically important minerals

The Critical Mineral Research Centre is the go-to group for multidisciplinary research programs. It is the only one of its kind in Australia, and one of only a few worldwide. We cover end-to-end critical minerals research and education, from early prospectivity analyses to resource definition to mineral processing.


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Launched today - the University of Adelaide’s Australian Critical Minerals Research Centre

Ongoing and secure supply of critical minerals is essential to the transition to a high-tech and clean energy world.



International Women's Day hosted by AusIMM

IMER, PRIF Consortium 'Unlocking Complex Resources' and the ARC Training Centre for Integrated Operations for Complex Resources are proud to be a sponsor of the AusIMM International Women's Day Lunch celebrating women in mining held on the 9 March 2021 at the Hilton Hotel.



Findings from the HiTeMP-2 Outlook Report

A report written from last year’s HiTeMP-2 Forum, the HiTeMP-2 Outlook Report has been released. Hear Professor Gus Nathan, Director of the Centre for Energy Technology (CET) and Deputy Director of the Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources (IMER) , discuss the HiTeMP-2 Outlook Report, download a copy of the report and/or register your interest to attend HiTeMP-3 in 2022.



Tectonic time-lapse: One billion years of Earth’s history in 40 seconds

It’s not often you can click play and watch deep time unspool before your eyes. Read more