Exploration is not keeping up with demand

Transition to a low-carbon society will result in enormous demand for minerals to manufacture clean technologies, creating the need for a global resource governance framework, according to research published today.

16 March 2017
Professor Saleem Ali

The University of Queensland has formally joined the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) to contribute to fighting extreme poverty and sustaining the planet.

1 October 2015
The traditional herder lifestyle of Mongolia faces many challenges from the boom in mining

Mining provides income and infrastructure to Mongolia, but it also brings drastic social and environmental changes, new research shows.

25 May 2015

The horrific murder of Japanese nationals by Islamic State (IS) terrorists in early February has sparked a pensive debate about whether the pacifist Japanese constitution is an anachronism.

18 February 2015

A leading environmental researcher from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will offer an insight into mineral wealth in Congo during a visit to The University of Queensland next week.

28 August 2014

University of Queensland researchers are working with Colombian ethnic groups to help them influence government policy-making for the mining sector.

10 June 2014

The University of Queensland’s Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) will host the inaugural Rare Earth Minerals Symposium next Friday (31 May), to identify gaps in the current research spectrum of the sector, which spurs innovation of new...

24 May 2013

International expert Dr Saleem Ali has been appointed the Director of the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM), at The University of Queensland (UQ).

24 April 2012