I´m originally from Lima, Peru. I did my undergraduate degree in environmental engineering and after completing it, I worked 5 years in environmental consultancy for the mining industry and 2 years in a multinational mining company that operated in Cusco,… Continue Reading
I’m originally from Cornwall and, after having lived away for 10 years, jumped at the opportunity to move back for a Post Doc. During those 10 years away I’ve lived in Cardiff, Wyoming, Brighton and Leicester. The best thing about Cornwall… Continue Reading
You can call me Richie! I was born in Germany, but raised primarily in Germany, the UK and the United States. After completing my BSc in Environmental Science at University of York and East Anglia, I decided to take up… Continue Reading
Jody Grassby was recently awarded the best poster prize from the MinSoc Environmental Mineralogy Group at the Research in Progress meeting held in conjunction with the Clay Minerals Group. Congratulations Jody!
Laura Newsome gave a talk on “Geomicrobiology – how microbes change the Earth” to the Royal Cornwall Geological Society on 19th May. The talk is available on YouTube at youtu.be/2j_3k1aWeng
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