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 in pursuit of sustainable prosperity for our city, state, nation and world."Prof Michael Goodsite, Interim Director IMER


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. Prospectus now available.

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AuScope fund to unlock the secrets of Curnamona Province

Professor Graham Heinson, Director of the Mawson Geo Centre, and Deputy Director IMER, at the University of Adelaide, in collaboration with the Australian National University and the University of Melbourne, have recently been funded $1 Million by AuScope, the Earth Sciences NCRIS Capability to undertake a major new geophysics program across the Curnamona Province in South Australia and New South Wales.



ADI research grant success for Prof Graham Heinson

Congratulations to Professor Graham Heinson, Director of the Mawson Geo Centre and Deputy Director of the Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources (IMER) at the University of Adelaide, in being a research partner on two South Australian Government Accelerated Discovery Initiative (ADI) grants.



ARC Training Centre scholarships available

Join the ARC Training Centre for Integrated Operations for Complex Resources and help deliver the vital enabling tools – advanced sensors, data analytics and Artificial Intelligence – for automated, integrated and optimised mining.



Students to benefit from SACOME membership

A group of 80 science and engineering students at the University of Adelaide will benefit from membership of the South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy (SACOME) thanks to the generosity of the Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources and SACOME.