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

nigel cook and carl spandler

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

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International Women's Day hosted by AusIMM

PhDs, postdocs and CIs from the Consortium and Training Centre

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.

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Findings from the HiTeMP-2 Outlook Report

HiTeMP-2 Outlook

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.

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

Map showing distribution of continental crust

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

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Professor Alan Collins awarded the SW Carey Medal

alan collins at cave creek

IMER congratulates Professor Alan Collins, Department of Earth Sciences, on this well deserved recognition.

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Prof Gus Nathan presents Industrial Greening for Research Tuesday

Industrial Greening

The global appetite for low-carbon construction and manufacturing materials is set to skyrocket—and here in Australia we’re uniquely placed to satisfy it. Find out more by attending the University of Adelaide’s Research Tuesday lecture entitled “Industrial Greening” presented by Professor Gus Nathan on Tuesday February 9, 2021, Braggs Lecture Theatre, North Terrace campus or via Zoom webinar.

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Meteorites may have brought water to Earth in the recent past

meteorite in space

Dr Lucy McGee from the Department of Earth Sciences at the University Adelaide is co-author on a new paper published in Science on the 8 January 2021.

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Nigel Cook presents at Global ROAR

Prof Nigel Cook

Professor Nigel Cook, Director of the PRIF Integrated Mining Consortium, was a presenter at Amira’s Global Remote Operations Automation and Robotics Day (Global ROAR), which was held on Saturday October 10, 2020.

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ASPER excels at industry co-authorships

Dr Kathryn Amos

The Australian School of Petroleum and Energy Resources (ASPER) reveals 29.8% of research publications were co-authored by industry partners, published between 2017-20. 

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Space research centre renamed after Australian astronaut

Andy Thomas Centre for Space Resources

The Andy Thomas Centre for Space Resources is the new title for the University of Adelaide centre spearheading how to optimise the sustainable use of off-Earth resources.

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