The Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources (IMER) is one of Australia’s first interdisciplinary research institutes specifically designed to address one of the biggest challenges facing Australia – to continue to grow the economically critical mineral and energy resources industries in a technically, economically, socially and environmentally sustainable manner.
IMER addresses the complex research challenges faced by the mineral and energy sectors by providing integrated research, education, professional development and consulting services across all aspects of the mineral and energy resources industries, from exploration through processing to international trade. The University of Adelaide is unique within Australia in having strong research and teaching groups in geology, petroleum engineering, mining engineering, petroleum and minerals, geoscience and geothermal energy and energy technologies.
Key Research Centres
- Centre for Energy Technology
- Centre for Tectonics Resource and Exploration
- Centre for Geothermal Energy