Dr Jamie Wilkinson

Dr Jamie Wilkinson
  • Research Leader
  • Earth Sciences department
  • Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road


Current roles

  • Research Leader in Mineral Deposits at the Natural History Museum, London. Focusing on fluid and mineral chemistry and genesis of hydrothermal ore deposits. 
  • Co-founder, LODE research group, Imperial College and the Natural History Museum, London. 
  • Lecturer in field geology, geochemistry and economic geology at Imperial College London. 

Employment history

1991 - 2014      Reader in Hydrothermal Geochemistry, Department of Earth Science & 
                            Engineering, Royal School of Mines, Imperial College London

2008 - 2010      Visiting Research Professor, CODES, University of Tasmania

Professional Roles


2012        Member of AMIRA P765a Project Team winning the inaugural AMIRA award for                                  Excellence in Exploration Geoscience

2007       Thayer Lindsley International Travelling Lecturer (Society of Economic Geologists) 
                 in recognition of excellence in Economic Geology

2005       International Research Fellowship (Predictive Mineral Discovery Cooperative 
                Research Centre, Australia)

1997       Max Hey Medal (Mineralogical Society) International medal awarded in recognition 
                of research of excellence carried out by young workers in Mineralogy or Geochemistry.

1991       Masanori Sakuyama Prize (Southampton University) Best PhD student research 

Recent Invited Contributions

  • Keynote Speaker: Mineral Deposits Studies Group AGM, University of Oxford, January 2014
  • Invited Speaker: Franco-British Workshop on Strategic Metals, London, June 2012
  • Invited Speaker: AMIRA Biennial Exploration Managers Conference, Perth, March 2012
  • Invited Speaker: Zinc 2010 Conference, Cork, Ireland, September 2010
  • Invited Speaker: IAGOD Biennial Meeting, Adelaide, April 2010
  • Plenary Speaker: SGA Biennial Meeting, Townsville, Queensland, Aug 2009
  • Invited Speaker: Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, Toronto, Mar 2008
  • Invited Speaker: Ores and Orogenesis Symposium, Tucson, Arizona, Sept 2007
  • Keynote Speaker: Gordon Conference on Inorganic Geochemistry of Ore Deposits, Aug 2005

Membership of Professional Bodies

1998 - present    Irish Association for Economic Geology

1994 - present    Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG)

1993 - present    Mineralogical Society

1992 - present    Mineral Deposits Studies Group, Geological Society of London

Membership of Editorial Boards

2004-2008           Economic Geology

2003-2005           Mineralium Deposita

1999-present     Geofluids