Laura Kuhar



  • Laura Kuhar

    2007 - PhD Chemistry, University of Stellenbosch

    2003 - MSc Chemical Engineering, University of Pretoria

    1998 - BSc Chemical Engineering, University of Pretoria


    Dr Kuhar is a research scientist in the Mineral Resources National Research Flagship (Base and Precious Metals Processing group) of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Perth, Australia. Dr Kuhar has always displayed an interest in writing and was awarded first place in the Young Science Writer’s Competition organized by the Saturday Star newspaper and the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement in 2005. She is currently a reviewer for the Minerals Engineering journal and was a former assistant editor of the De Beers Science and Engineering Review. She has published 14 refereed papers, 7 non-refereed conference papers and over 70 peer-reviewed industry reports or technical notes, and has presented 14 conference posters. Her work experience has been in chemical, mechanical, mineral and metallurgical processing and fundamental chemical research. Dr Kuhar edits in a variety of fields and began work with the Edanz Group in 2010.