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Nigel Cook is Australia’s leader in geochemisty and mineralogy

Prof Nigel Cook

Congratulations to Professor Nigel Cook, who has been selected as a Life Sciences and Earth Sciences research field leader in Australia, for geochemistry and mineralogy.

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Dusan Losic reveals new source of nanoparticles to test for COVID-19

Prof Dusan Losic

Professor Dusan Losic, from the School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, at the University of Adelaide, is teaming with SA Health in the fight against COVID-19.

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Earth Sciences celebrate Geological Society award winners

Dr Morgan Blades

Congratulations to Dr Morgan Blades, postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Earth Sciences, who has been awarded the 2020 Walter Howchin Medal.

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Dr Yan Jiao receives Young Tall Poppy Science Award

Dr Yan Jiao

Congratulations to Dr Yan Jiao, who is one of four University of Adelaide researchers, to receive a 2020 Australian Young Tall Poppy Science Award.

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Clean copper concentrates for the world

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Professor Nigel Cook has written an article about his research into cleaning copper concentrates to increase their quality, for the mining journal Australian Resources and Investment.

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Commercialising alumina refining using solar heat

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An Australian research team led by Professor Gus Nathan, Director of the Centre for Energy Technology, at the University of Adelaide have demonstrated for the first time, a novel solar reactor for calcining alumina, a process which typically takes place at around 950C.

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Exciting new scholarship and job opportunities in critical minerals

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The University of Adelaide is developing research strength in the area of critical minerals.

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Dr Kathryn Amos receives 2020 SACOME award

Dr Kathryn Amos

Congratulations to Dr Kathryn Amos, Head of the Australian School of Petroleum and Energy Resources (ASPER), at the University of Adelaide, who has received the 2020 South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy (SACOME) Exceptional Woman in Resources Award.

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Benefits of collaborative research with MinEx CRC outlined in new case study

MinEx CRC case study

Professor Alan Collins from the Department of Earth Sciences is leading a University of Adelaide collaboration with the MinEx CRC’s National Drilling Initiative (NDI). 'Data generated by the NDI will attract exploration investment to Australia', Professor Collins says. Read the new IMER case study for more information.

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Call for participation: Australia-China Joint Research Centre for Hydrogen Energy

Hydrogen JRC

The University of Adelaide and Tianjin University are leading an Australia-China Joint Research Centre proposal for a Joint Research Centre for Hydrogen Energy (JRC-HE). The centre aims to address critical problems for the commercialisation of a Hydrogen Energy for both countries, ranging from hydrogen production and scaling up, to the end-use of hydrogen and associated techno-economic analysis. We are now seeking research partners and feedback on the Joint Research Centre for Hydrogen Energy Prospectus, before the end of July 2020.

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