Speaker:  Dr Richard Lilly, NExUS Program Leader and Research Fellow,·University of Adelaide - NExUS

Abstract:  This presentation will provide an update on the current state of geoscience education in Australia, which is facing many challenges. The talk will also introduce the NExUS program and outline ways that the minerals industry can proactively help geoscience education efforts.

Bio:  Dr Richard Lilly is the Program Leader and co-founder of the National Exploration Undercover School (NExUS), which aims to prepare Australia’s most promising geoscientists for a career in the minerals industry. Between 2007-2015 he worked for Mount Isa Mines exploration, and since 2015, as an industry-funded economic geology researcher and lecturer at the University of Adelaide. In 2022 Richard was named the STEMM Educator of the Year (University or RTO) at the South Australian Science Excellence and Innovation Awards for his work with NExUS. Richard is passionate about rocks, ore systems, exploration, and teaching/mentoring the next generation of geoscientists.

This seminar will be presented by Webinar only

About JKMRC Friday Seminars 2023

Welcome to the 2023 Series of the JKMRC Friday Seminars.  The list of presentations will aim to cover a range of topics related to the minerals sector from decision making in exploration, new mineral processing technologies, social licence to operate and mine closure.

The JKMRC Friday Seminars will be presented often in person, at the Indooroopilly Mine Site Lecture Theatre, and also as webinar.  Registration for the webinar is required and can be made via the registration link in each seminar overview.

A large number of past webinars can be accessed on the SMI website: https://smi.uq.edu.au/webinars

Previous seminars have been uploaded to YouTube via the following link: https://www.youtube.com/user/smiuq

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