David Groves

Emeritus Professor

  • The University of Western Australia (M006), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile

Roles and responsibilities

Ore Genesis
Ore Microscopy

Future research

Holistic Exploration Models
Origin of Temporal Patterns of Mineral Deposits

Funding overview

Various Funding from AMIRA, ARC Linkage, Predictive Mineral Discovery CRC, Minerals Council of Australia.

Previous positions

Director of Key Centre for Strategic Mineral Deposits

Industrial relevance

Relevant to Conceptual Targeting for Exploration and Mining Industry.

Teaching overview

MSc in Ore Deposit Geology and Evaluation


Global Metallogeny
Tectonic Controls on Ore Deposits
Conceptual Exploration Targeting


Read French
Understand some German
Russian and Portuguese

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Research expertise keywords

  • Economic geology
  • Geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Metallogeny
  • Ore genesis
  • Strategic mineral deposits
  • Tectonics and crustal evolution


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