Eliana Molina Ramirez was successful in her application for a £500 bursary from the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland! She will use the bursary to further her research into remediating mercury contamination from active and abandoned mines.
There is an urgent need for microbiology literacy in society, see https://sfam.org.uk/knowledge/policy/applied-microbiology-matters/microbiology-literacy-knowledge-framework.html. I contributed a topic framework on “metals and radioactive substances bioremediation” (2021). This can be used to help teach how microbiology impacts our everyday lives, and how microbiology… Continue Reading
A new paper, entitled ‘Metagenomic exploration of multi-resistance genes linked to microbial attributes in active nonferrous metal(loid) tailings’, has been published in Environmental Pollution. The paper was written by Jian-li Liu from the China University of Geosciences and seven co-authors (including… Continue Reading
Noshin Masood, a visiting PhD student with EM3 in 2019, has published a paper in the Journal of Sustainable Mining with Karen Hudson-Edwards on the impacts of coal mining on water resource development. You can read it for free here.
Gabriel Ziwa, a PhD student in EM3, has just published the first paper from his research: Ziwa, G., Crane, R., Hudson-Edwards, K.A. (2021) Geochemistry, mineralogy and microbiology of cobalt in mining-affected environments. Minerals, 11, 22. This is an open-access paper… Continue Reading
Nine competitors for our 2nd Annual EM3 Big Christmas online Quiz today! The winner (Jody) will receive her chocolates early in 2021. Merry Christmas everyone. 🙂
Our NERC-funded project ‘Legacy Waste in the Coastal Zone’ now has a website. Please visit it here and keeping checking for new updates.
We’re recruiting a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to participate in the NERC consortium project LiFT: Lithium for Future Technology (https://twitter.com/Li4FutureTech). This NERC funded post is available 1 May 2021 to 30 April 2023. The project aims to better understand the Earth… Continue Reading
I’m originally from the department of Cauca, Colombia, a renowned mining district in the country. Then I moved to Manizales to do my undergraduate degree in Geology at the University of Caldas, I lived there for seven years. Now I… Continue Reading
We have just been awarded a NERC highlight topic grant for ‘Lithium for Future Technology’. This is a consortium led by the British Geological Survey with many academic and industrial partners. The project will research how to ensure a sustainable… Continue Reading