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AuScope fund to unlock the secrets of Curnamona Province

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.

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ADI research grant success for Prof Graham Heinson

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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.

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ARC Training Centre scholarships available

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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.

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Students to benefit from SACOME membership

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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.

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2019 IMER Annual Report

2019 annual-report

The 2019 IMER annual report is now available to download.

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Peter Dowd elected President of the IAMG

Prof Peter Dowd

Professor Peter Dowd, Director of the ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Integrated Operations for Complex Resources, has been elected President of the International Association for the Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) for a four-year term commencing September 2020.

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Dr Michael Gibbard receives prestigous IEEE award

Dr Michael Gibbard

Congratulations to Dr Michael Gibbard, who has received the IEEE Power Engineering Society’s Prabha S. Kundar Power System Dynamics and Control Award for 2020, for his extraordinary contributions to the theory and software tools for small-signal stability analysis and power system control.

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Carl Spandler to present online professorial lecture

A/Prof Carl Spandler

In the first online Professorial Lecture, newly appointed Associate Professor Carl Spandler from Earth Sciences will discuss, 'Unearthing rare earths: Why mining critical metals is vital to our future, and why Australia is well placed to profit'. The event will be live streamed via Zoom on Monday, 29 June at 6 pm. More information and to register.

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Transforming the heavy industrial sector to a low carbon future

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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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CEEC welcomes world-class mineral and energy research institute as a new sponsor

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A new sponsorship partnership between the Coalition for Energy Efficient Comminution (CEEC) and the University of Adelaide’s Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources (IMER) will enhance greater opportunities for innovation in the resources sector.

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