The work of SMI is transdisciplinary, independent, impartial and rigorous. Our research integrates the expertise of production, environmental, social science, and health and safety specialists to deliver sustainable resource development and train the next generation of industry community leaders. 

SMI researchers work across the life of mine, resulting in unique capabilities and collaborations available at no other research institute in the world. 

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SMI's Research Centres are committed to delivering sustainable resource development and training the next generation of industry and community leaders.

In addition to the depth of expertise within each Centre, SMI has developed transdisciplinary Strategic Programs to address global challenges for the industry.

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