Associate Professor Anita Parbhakar-Fox

The University of Queensland

A/Prof Anita Parbhakar-Fox is a Principal Research Fellow in Applied Geochemistry at the W.H. Bryan Mining and Geology Research Centre within the Sustainable Minerals Institute and leads the Mine Waste Transformation through Characterisation (MIWATCH) group. Anita's research is focussed on mine waste characterisation to improve mine planning and waste management practices where she has worked with mining industry, METS sector and government stakeholders.

Currently, Anita is leading government and industry funded projects characterising a range of mine waste materials across Australia, and internationally, to evaluate their economic potential with a focus on critical metal recovery. Previously. she developed new tests and protocols for improving waste characterisation and was involved in identifying remediation options for abandoned/ historical mine sites.

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