Tuesday, 9 December 2014

News - conflict minerals research

Professor Young's research on conflict minerals and conflict-free sourcing, with the Conflict Free Sourcing Initiative are profiled in news story Dec. 8, 2014 on the University of Waterloo website.

The story asks "Are the metals in your laptop mined by children?" and looks at Prof. Young's efforts to support the "global push to find out if metals in our electronics are fueling human rights abuses and war."

Click here for details the research program on the 3TG conflict minerals - tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold.