With the renowned Arizona State Museum as its centerpiece, the UA program is consistently ranked in the nation's top five and includes four Regents' Professors.
Dr. William Wilkinson, Vice President Exploration, Africa, for Freeport McMoRan delivered the 2015 Willard C. Lacy Distinguished Lecture on October 23, 2015. His lecture was titled "From Mississippi to the DRC, Changes in Exploration and Mining".
J. David Lowell, benefactor of the Univeristy of Arizona Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources has published his autobiography, "Intrepid Explorer: Autobiography of the World's Best Mine Finder."
We have now opened a new analytical services facility with state-of-art Laser Ablation ICP-MS with Cetac LSX-213 ND:YAG laser and full sample preparation facilities.
Investigating in-situ Biosequestration for Remediation of Uranium in Groundwater at an Arizona Site
UA SRP attended the Feb 2015 AZ Mining Day at the Capitol in Phoenix, AZ, to provide information on mining to legislative, industry, and community stakeholders.
UA SRP trainee Carime Lechner presented her work on the development of a Tribal Consultation module at the 2015 SME Annual Meeting.
UA SRP researchers were invited to deliver mining-focused presentations to the Southern Arizona Business Coalition throughout 2014 and into 2015.
Alejandro Tello, Senator of the state of Zacatecas and President of the Science and Technology Commission of the Senate in Mexico, visited the University of Arizona to learn about efforts in mining, engineering, and technology.
A group from Summit Mining and the San Cristóbal Mine in Potosí, Bolivia visited the UA SRP in March 2015 to establish a collaboration on best mining practices.
UA SRP hosted Ben Gerhardstein, ATSDR Region 9 Public Health Advisor, March 12, 2015.
Through "Beyond the Mirage," Arizonans will create and share their own mini-documentaries on a website that is expected to launch in January.
In the evolving field of "tech transfer," the UA's Tech Launch Arizona is positioned at the intersection of entrepreneurship, innovation and economic growth.
UA SRP investigator Jon Chorover was invited to give a Geochemistry Division Symposium keynote address at the American Chemical Society National Meeting in March 2015.
UA SRP trainee and Wetterhahn Award winner Corin Hammond presented at NIEHS headquarters in March 2015.
UA SRP attended the 27th Annual Apache Leap Mining Festival in Superior, AZ on March 14, 2015.
A National Science Foundation workshop attracted experts from across the U.S. and the globe to tackle questions about resources on a planet that soon will have 9 billion people.
The study will determine the health effects of biodiesel-blend fuels in the mining community and shed light on the beneficial or negative effects on the everyday citizen exposed to biodiesel-blend fuels through vehicular emissions.
Video clip of mining competition
New technology coming out of Tucson could potentially do what the virtual fence at the border failed to do above ground.