News and current vacancies

Visit the latest news and vacancies section of the College website for further stories and events, plus a list of current job vacancies and PhD studentship opportunities.

Mining Engineering expert receives prestigious Outstanding Service Award

One of Camborne School of Mines most distinguished experts has received a prestigious award to celebrate his career in mining.

Camborne School of Mines celebrates 125 year anniversary

A centre of mining excellence which has pioneered the very best in industry-led teaching, research and technological advances is celebrating a truly special landmark. 

MICROMINE signs Academic Agreement with Camborne School of Mines

Software company MICROMINE, a provider of software solutions to the mining and exploration industry, has signed an academic agreement with Camborne School of Mines.

Energy and cost saving in mines achieved by innovative technique from Camborne School of Mines

A new approach that will save energy and reduce ventilation costs in mines has been developed by the University of Exeter’s Camborne School of Mines. 

Postgraduates from Hungary visit CSM for Knowledge Exchange Field Meeting

Mining postgraduates from Hungary are spending a week at the Camborne School of Mines, where they’re participating in research talks and fieldwork.

3D laser scanning of dhows in Doha

A unique collection of traditional seagoing boats in Doha, Qatar has been recorded for posterity using a 3D scanning process.  

Camborne School of Mines leaves 2013 Mining Games as surveying champions for second year running

Our team of Camborne School of Mines students retained their trophy from last year’s International Mining Games after taking home gold for the surveying competition

Camborne School of Mines at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show

Two members of the university are making the journey to Arizona, USA, to show off some of the highlights of the Camborne School of Mines (CSM) mineral collection at the invitation of the world’s largest mineral show.

Critical research into rare earths highlighted in international journal

University of Exeter research to ensure the security of critical metals has featured in a high profile international publication.

Anglo American Plc Chief Executive awarded Honorary degree from Exeter

The University of Exeter recently awarded an honorary degree to Cynthia Carroll, Chief Executive of Anglo American Plc.

Camborne School of Mines participate in The Penzance Convention

Academics and postgraduate students from the Camborne School of Mines have recently hosted field trips and participated in a conference organised as part of The Penzance Convention at The Exchange in Penzance.

Students host International Mining Games 2012

From ‘Jackleg Drilling’ and ‘Hand Steeling’, through to the Swede Saw, male and female competitors will be going back to the days of our industrial heritage, to pit their skills against the best of the rest.

CSM collaboration with Canadian University

Dr Pat Foster, of Camborne School of Mines, has recently been appointed Adjunct Professor at Laurentian University, Canada in order to collaborate on health and safety risk management research, education and training of students and local mining industry professionals.

Students in training for 2012 International Mining Games

Students from the University of Exeter’s Camborne School of Mines (CSM) are kick-starting an unusual training regime this January.

University and Geological Survey join together in a critical alliance

In response to growing unease over supply of critical metals for high-tech manufacturing and green technologies, the British Geological Survey (BGS) and the University of Exeter have agreed to join forces in a new initiative to improve research capability in this vital area.

Aspiring Students Dig Out Mining Careers

From 18th to 21st July, twenty-seven aspiring young engineers from across the UK enjoyed a unique learning experience at the University of Exeter’s Cornwall Campus, near Penryn.

Social impacts of mining at home and abroad

The University of Exeter’s, Camborne School of Mines, hosted visitors from Europe who carry out research on the social impacts of mining. 

Exeter graduate is Young Woman Engineer of the Year

A University of Exeter graduate has been named this year’s Young Woman Engineer of the Year by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

30 new scientists boost Exeter research

30 new scientists, six of them professors, are being appointed to new academic posts at the University of Exeter.

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