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Here you will find information and news from TRaX.

November 2013

Geophysics research group wins innovation prize

Geological CO2 sequestration - what's the risk?

September 2013

Symposium showcases geoscience breadth of the Centre for Tectonics, Resources and Exploration (TRaX)

Reservior attritubes - ancient systems to improve characterisation techniques for the future

May 2013

Electromagnetic imaging to improve exploration efficiency, monitoring

Nullarbor region once full of fast-flowing rivers

Microscopic solutions to major challenges

Could nature provide solutions to one of the mining industry's biggest global challenges?

February 2013

Researchers uncover rare natural evidence of the onset of modern style tectonics


Crustal thickening - which gave rise to Earth as we know it - may have occurred earlier than first thought. Recent research in India has unveiled critical natural evidence that supports current predictions.

November 2012

Origins of petroleum deposits investigated through Australian Research Council Fellowship

Associate Professor Alan Collins has been recognised as one of Australia's best and brightest mid-career researchers with the award of a highly competitive Australia Research Council Future Fellowship. Learn more about Alan's work.

Liquid gold - the future of biotechnology in gold exploration and processing

carla-zammitRising demand for gold has increased the need for new mineable gold deposits and improvements in processing efficiency. Could microbes hold the answer for industry?