Nuru Said

Assistant Professor, PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M004), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 266 Citations
  • 10 h-Index

Research output per year

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Personal profile



Name: Nuru M. Said, PhD
Telephone: +61 (08) 9356 7760
Mobile: +61 422 331 906
Address: 253 Station St East Cannington, WA 6107

University Contacts
Assit/Prof Nuru M Said
Centre for Exploration Targeting M006
The University of Western Australia
35 Stirling Highway
CRICOS Provider Code: 00126G
Phone +61 8 64881809
Phone +61 4 22331906

Date and Place of Birth: 1969, Koloba, Oromia
Australian citizen, 2003

Bsc, PGrad Dip, PhD W.Aust.

Roles and responsibilities

Research expertise in Archean and Proterozoic mafic and ultramafic rocks geochemistry

Previous positions

Research Associate, CET,UWA

Current projects

ARC linkage WAXI- Four dimensional lithospheric evolution and controls on mineral system distribution in Neoarchean to Paleoproterozoic terranes.


The evolution of the Archean and Proterozoic mafic and ultramafic rocks. In particular links between geodynamics and volcanic geochemistry.


Afan Oromoo and other African Languages

Research expertise keywords

  • Elemental geochemistry
  • Isotope geochemistry
  • Igneous and metamorphic petrology
  • Tectonics and crustal evolution
  • Vulcanology

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Research Output

  • 266 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 12 Article
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis
  • U enrichment and Th/U fractionation in Archean boninites: Implications for paleo-ocean oxygenation and U cycling at juvenile subduction zones

    Manikyamba, C., Said, N., Santosh, M., Saha, A., Ganguly, S. & Subramanyam, K. S. V., 15 May 2018, In : Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. 157, p. 187-197 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Back-arc and post-collisional volcanism in the Palaeoproterozoic Granites-Tanami Orogen, Australia

    Li, B., Bagas, L., Gallardo, L., Said, N., Diwu, C. & Mccuaig, C., 2013, In : Precambrian Research. 224, p. 570-587

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    15 Citations (Scopus)
  • 19 Citations (Scopus)

    Sampling oxygenated Archean hydrosphere: Implications from fractionations of Th/U and Ce/Ce* in hydrothermally altered volcanic sequences

    Kerrich, R. W., Said, N., Manikyamba, C. & Wyman, D. A., 2013, In : Gondwana Research. 23, 2, p. 506-525

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 15 Citations (Scopus)


    Four Dimensional Lithospheric Evolution & Controls on Mineral System Distribution in Neoarchean to Paleoproterozoic Terranes

    McCuaig, C., Barley, M., Fiorentini, M., Miller, J., Jessell, M., Begg, G., Angerer, T., Said, N., Bagas, L., Kemp, A., Belousova, E., Hein, K., Tunjic, J., APAI_1, N. N., APAI_2, N. N., APAI_3, N. N. & APAI_4, N. N.

    Australian Research Council


    Project: Research