Ian Mackinnon

Professor Ian Mackinnon has experience in the science and technology of materials, their early origins and their use in industry. This experience has also encompassed senior management roles in the private, public and university sectors. Early in his career, Ian studied extraterrestrial materials – meteorites...
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Professor Emil Makovicky

Emil Makovicky passed his early academic years at the University of Bratislava in a circle of several well-known crystallographers. He obtained his PhD at McGill University in Montreal, Canada in 1970; his postdoctoral stay was at the Yale University, New Haven, USA. Since autumn 1972...
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Corina Ionescu

Graduated as geologist at the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca (Romania) PhD in geology Former head of the Mineralogy Chair at the same university. Presently, retired university professor. Former vice-president of European Mineralogical Union Main research domains: ophiolites, ancient ceramics Why...
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Frank Reith

Frank Reith obtained a PhD from the Australian National University (Australia) in 2006 for his pioneering work on the geomicrobiology of gold. From 2007 to 2015 he was an ARC Research Fellow at the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide (UoA). In...
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Ian Graham

Ian Graham is a Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales Sydney and a Visiting Distinguished Professor at the China University of Mining and Technology. His fields of research include mineralogy, igneous petrology and economic geology. He is currently an Associate Editor of...
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Laurence Galoisy

Since 2012, Laurence Galoisy is Senior Associate Professor in Mineralogy at the Sorbonne Université, Paris. She conducts her research at the Institute of Mineralogy, Material Physics and Cosmo-chemistry. She completed her PhD at Paris-Diderot University (1991). After a post-doctoral fellowship at CHIPR/SUNY Stony Brook...
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Joel Brugger

Joël Brugger obtained his PhD at the University of Basel, Switzerland in 1996, for his work on the geochemistry and mineralogy of metamorphosed syn-genetic exhalative Mn deposits. In 2002 he joined the South Australian Museum and the University of Adelaide, and established the Minerals, Microbes...
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John Keeling

John Keeling is currently senior principal geologist and program coordinator of the Mineral Systems Footprints team at the Geological Survey of South Australia with the Department of the Premier and Cabinet. He has an MSc in Industrial Mineralogy from the University of Hull (UK) and...
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