Dr Dan Smith

Associate Professor in Applied and Environmental Geology


Dr Dan Smith is an Associate Professor of Applied and Environmental Geoscience, with teaching and research interests in the formation of ore deposits of copper and gold in volcanic environments, the exploration for new mineral resources including critical metals, and the sustainability of resource supply.

He has been a researcher and leader on a number of major projects looking at mineral resources, including the NERC Security of Supply of Minerals programme, and the UKRI Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centre for Technology Metals. He is the current Chair of the UK's Mineral Deposits Studies Group.

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