Honorary Research Professor, University of Tasmania
Bruce obtained his B.Sc. in 1979 from the University of British Columbia and M.A. (1982) and PhD (1987) from Dartmouth College. After working at Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposits and Exploration Science (CODES) at the University of Tasmania for 30 years, where he served as Head of the School of Earth Sciences and Director of CODES, he has become a consultant to the minerals industry. At CODES, Bruce conducted research on a wide range of ore deposit types, including VHMS deposits, epithermal deposits, structurally-controlled copper deposits, as well as modern seafloor hydrothermal systems. He also specialises in mineralogy and geochemistry of hydrothermal alteration and its application to exploration. In 2018, Bruce was the President of the Society of Economic Geologists.