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
Our NERC-funded project ‘Legacy Waste in the Coastal Zone’ now has a website. Please visit it here and keeping checking for new updates.
The NEMO video describing what we are doing in the project has been launched. There is a short version and a long version. Watch it to know more this initiative studying how to reduce mine waste, transforming a “problem” into… Continue Reading
Hidden in Plain Sight was a photographic journey into the subsurface of Cornwall’s mining heritage. This collaboration aimed to show hidden environments beneath the surface, at a human scale and at the micro scale. The Cornish landscape hides a wealth of… Continue Reading
rocdminer has now been released on Google Play (for Android phones); please download it and enjoy. There has been a worrying increase in incidences of coal dust-related lung diseases over the last 20 years; the aim of the game is… Continue Reading
Year 9 students from Penryn, Pool and Poltair Schools attended our Environment and Sustainability Day on the 5th February at the ESI at our Penryn Campus. They took part in a workshop that was jointly run by CSM and the… Continue Reading
On February 27th the Cornish Institute of Engineers and Women in Mining sponsored a panel discussion at the Penryn Campus of the University of Exeter on the theme of ‘Making Tailings Safe’. A good turnout of audience members heard the… Continue Reading
Laura Newsome was invited to give a lecture for the Wessex Branch of the Open University Geology Society in January 2020. Read their report here OUGS Wessex Branch AGM on 25 Jan 2020