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  • CET PhD Candidate Vikraman Selvaraja wins best student talk at SGA

    Sep 07, 2015
    The biennial SGA 2015 conference held in Nancy, France saw a very large CET contingent participating with 30 staff and students delivering presentations and posters including several invited talks. The conference convenes the cutting edge of research in geology applied to mineral deposits and there were many excellent presentations about topics as varied as the future exploration for critical metals in Europe and the developments in the understanding of how lithocaps form above porphyry Cu deposits.
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  • Did diamond-bearing orangeites originate from MARID-veined peridotites in the lithospheric mantle?

    Apr 22, 2015
    The CET’s very own Associate Professor Marco Fiorentini, along with his fellow researchers, attempted to answer this question with the final result published recently in Nature Communications (April 2015).
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  • CCFS Best Poster awarded to visiting MSc student

    Feb 19, 2015
    Congratulations go to visiting MSc student Celia Guergouz for being awarded the Best Presentation Poster Selected by Panel at the recent CCFS Science Advisory Committee Meeting held from 11-14 June, at Macquarie University.
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  • Hottest lava eruption linked to growth of first continents

    Jun 25, 2014
    A collaborative research team has discovered an important link between the eruption of Earth's hottest lavas, the location of some of the largest ore deposits and the emergence of the first land masses on the planet - the continents - more than 2500 million years ago. The research team includes researchers from the Centre for Exploration Targeting at The University of Western Australia and Curtin University, which are key nodes of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Core to Crust Fluid Systems, in collaboration with colleagues from CSIRO and the Geological Survey of Western Australia.
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  • Pilbara home to 3.5 billion-year-old bacterial ecosystems

    Nov 12, 2013
    Evidence of complex microbial ecosystems dating back almost 3.5 billion years has been found in Western Australia's Pilbara region by an international team including UWA Research Assistant Professor David Wacey
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