Mining, unfortunately, often required the displacement of people and property

University of Queensland researchers have published the first ever global dataset of mining-induced displacement and resettlement, giving mining companies an evidence base to develop best practice.

13 August 2019

Increasingly scarce metals are being recovered from mining waste by University of Queensland researchers, who are making the most of native plants’ metal-absorbing nature.

16 July 2019
A scrapped computer board

Melting metals from scrapped electronic devices are among solutions for the sustainable supply of critical materials being investigated by University of Queensland researchers.

1 July 2019
Southbank's Rain Bank in Brisbane

Researchers from The University of Queensland have helped to develop a four-point plan to create more sustainable, liveable, prosperous and resilient cities.

27 March 2019
Copper will be crucial in a renewable-powered future, but global supplies are far from guaranteed

Researchers have identified a matrix of risks that the mining industry must overcome to unlock vitally important copper reserves.

6 March 2019