AIG congratulates recipients of annual Australian Academy of Science awards

AIG congratulates recipients of annual Australian Academy of Science awards

Australian scientists’ leading research has today been recognised with Academy awards AIG sincerely congratulates all scientists honoured for their achievements by the Australian Academy of Science.   Geoscientists feature prominently amongst the 20 award recipients receiving prestigious honorific awards for their contributions to the advancement of science at the early, mid and career levels The awarded research includes understanding

SGA 2021: Final Call for Session Submissions

16th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits (SGA) 2021: Final call for session submissions Technical Session Proposal Deadline 7 September 2020SGA 2021 is calling for session proposals for consideration. Selected proposals will be included in the conference programme and are intended to provide an opportunity to share your knowledge and

SGA 2021

AIG is proud to be a co-sponsor of SGA 2021: the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits 16th biennial meeting to be held in Rotorua New Zealand, 15-18 November 2021. The conference theme is The Critical Role of Minerals in the Carbon Neutral Future. The meeting will feature presentations on topics related to mineral

Two new events from Geoscientists Symposia

Geophysics for the Mineral Exploration Geoscientist Date: 11-13 December 2017 Venue: Tawarri Reception Centre, Dalkeith WA Presenter : Mike Dentith This innovative training course uses applied learning techniques and real-world mineral exploration scenarios to train participants in the key principles of interpreting geophysical data sets, without the need for complex mathematics and physics. This course teaches

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

The Australian Academy of Science Decadal Plan for Earth Sciences

The Australian Academy of Science (AAS) develops decadal (10 year) plans for all the sciences in Australia. The Academy’s National Committee of Earth Sciences (NCES) is a committee of the AAS that is responsible for developing the Decadal Plan for the Earth Sciences. Professor Sue O’Reilly is the Chair, National Committee for Earth Sciences. The Australian Geoscience

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

Geoscientist employment in Australia continues its slide to record lows

Employment prospects for Australia’s professional geoscientists declined further in the last quarter of 2015 according to the results of the latest quarterly survey by the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG). At 31 December 2015, the unemployment rate amongst Australian geoscientists was 18.7% and the under-employment rate was 23.4%. The combined unemployment and under-employment rate of

Data Metallogenica

AMIRA International is building Data Metallogenica ( as a web-based not-for-profit global encyclopaedia of ore deposits for the mining industry and associated institutions.  While it is still growing at a rapid rate, Data Metallogenic already contains quality technical information on over 5,000 mineral deposits of all kinds from around the world. It has been supported by