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