DSI-NRF CIMERA is a Centre of Excellence hosted by the University of Johannesburg and co-hosted by the University of the Witwatersrand, in partnership with thirteen South African and one international university. It serves as a central hub for research and human resource development in mineral and energy resource analysis in Africa. South Africa hosts one of the most valuable mineral real estates in the world. The focus of DSI-NRF CIMERA is to perform high quality, world-leading, basic and applied research on the vast mineral and fossil fuel resources of, not only South Africa, but Africa as a whole, and to develop human capital. Read More


Rare Earth International Conference 

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Annual Colloquium 18 -19 November 2021. The Annual DSI-NRF CIMERA Research Colloquium will take place on the 18th and 19th of November 2021, at the University of the Witwatersrand. Click here to view the registration form

University of the Western Cape

As part of a research program focusing on the characterization of key reservoir-forming properties and quantitative evaluation of shale resources in some areas of the Karoo Basin, we seek a highly motivated PhD candidate. Click here 

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