Fresh Science nominations – one week to go

Fresh Science nominations – one week to go

Do you know any early-career researchers who have peer-reviewed results, a discovery, or an invention that has received little or no media attention? Please nominate them for Fresh Science, our national competition that helps early-career researchers find, and then share, their stories of discovery. Scientists get a day of media training and the chance to

Smart Use of Technology and Data

AIG Victoria branch will hold their annual conference on Friday 13 October 2017 on the smart and successful use of innovative technology and data.  The conference will be held at Macedon, a short country drive from Melbourne airport. This conference provides the opportunity for geoscientists who have made smart discoveries using smart technology to showcase

Tenth International Mining Geology Conference 2017: Setting new standards

This conference is the premier Australian mining geology forum and has developed strong international support since the first event in 1990.  Interested in attending, sponsoring or exhibiting at the Conference? Visit The Tenth International Mining Geology Conference 2017 will feature a 3 day technical program of peer reviewed papers presented in multiple formats such as standard

INTRAW Project – Second joint Panels of Experts Workshop on international raw materials cooperation

PRESS RELEASE | BRUSSELS | OCTOBER 2016 – The experts involved in the EU-funded INTRAW project gathered in Cornwall (UK) from 5 to 7 October 2016 for their second workshop in order to provide the project consortium with suggestions on how to enhance the European Union’s International Observatory for Raw Materials that will be launched

Australasian Groundwater Conference 2017 – Save the Date

The 2017 bi-annual Australasian Groundwater Conference is being convened by IAH and UNSW in Sydney, 11-13 July, 2013. The theme for the conference will be Groundwater Futures: Science to Practice. An engaging three-day event is planned that will enable delegates to examine the multi-dimensional challenges affecting the sustainable development of the regions groundwater resources. Engaging panels,

2016 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science: Nominations Open

The 2016 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are now open for nominations, and will close at 5pm EST on 28 April. The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are the pre-eminent annual science, innovation and science teaching awards in the country and are awarded for excellence in the following areas: The Prime Minister’s Prize for Science;

Adapting for Better Performance

AIG’s Western Australia Branch are planning an interesting, thought provoking and innovative workshop, to be held in Perth 14th March 2016. What will mining and resources in Australia look like towards 2025? What are the sector, company and geoscientist – level strategies to success? How do businesses and individuals anticipate and plan for change? What are

Intellectual Property in the Mining Industry

An article by Robynne Sanders in the May 2014 issue of “Explore”, global law firm DLA Piper’s mining industry newsletter, provides an interesting discussion of  measures being taken by companies to protect their intellectual property.   For the past decade the mining boom has enabled those companies lucky enough to work in the industry to grow