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Our research is working to tackle major challenges facing society, the economy, and the environment.

We collaborate with national and international organisations to translate our research expertise into a broad spectrum of societal and industrial applications.

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Snowdon, Snowdonia

Finding the faults in caprocks

Our research has allowed oil and gas companies to understand how faulted caprocks behave under specific geological conditions.

Mining machinery working in open-pit PGE mine on the Platreef

Strategic metals: Exploring and processing platinum group elements

Our research and analysis is improving the exploration of new Platinum Group Elements (PGE) deposits and developing more efficient processing of PGE ores.