Collaborator with Department of Geology and Mining, East Kazakhstan State Technical University, Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan. Visiting professor and supervisor of PhD students.
At the Centre for Russian and Central EurAsian Mineral Studies (CERCAMS) I work on projects related to mineral deposit studies. I am involved in consultancy projects in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Mongolia and Russia. Between 2006 and 2009 I was responsible as project manager for a major mining consultancy project on “Metallogeny of Altaids” where my research focus has been on isotope mapping as tool in exploration targeting.
Purvis O W, Williamson B J, Spiro B, Udachin V, Mikhailova I & DOLGOPOLOVA A( 2013 ) Lichen monitoring as a potential tool in environmental forensics: case study of the Cu smelter and former mining town of Karabash, Russia Geological Society, London, Special Publications Online First .