The Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources (IMER) – Modern Energy Systems has secured two large ARC Linkage projects, and a Discovery Project in the most recently announced round of ARC grant funding.
The Centre for Energy Technology (CET) held another successful Research Day on Thursday 12 November 2020. Presentations were given in the three themed topics of: hydrogen – the fuel of the future; circular carbon economy; and decarbonising heavy industry.
The Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources – Modern Energy Resources is supporting women to undertake degrees in mining technology through a number of initiatives led by the PRIF Consortium and the new ARC Training Centre for Integrated Operations for Complex Resources (IOCR).
The 2020 edition of the Australian Critical Minerals Prospectus has been released by the federal government. It contains more than 200 potential critical mineral projects, and is aimed at encouraging investors to invest in Australia and develop the resources here.
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.
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.
Congratulations to Dr Morgan Blades, postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Earth Sciences, who has been awarded the 2020 Walter Howchin Medal.
Congratulations to Dr Yan Jiao, who is one of four University of Adelaide researchers, to receive a 2020 Australian Young Tall Poppy Science Award.
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.
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.