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Advanced Environmental Biotechnology Centre (AEBC)

Co-Director (UNSW): Prof Peter Steinberg
Co-Director (NTU): Prof Ng Wun Jern

Administrator:
Phone: +65 6790 6813
Email: execdir-newri@ntu.edu.sg

Presiding faculty:
Science

Mission statement of the centre:

To address national and global issues relating to increased demand for fresh water, water resource management, wastewater and water management, and ecosystem stress and health by applying environmental biotechnology to fill the knowledge gap that exists on the biology of engineered systems (ie bioprocesses), resulting in better translation of academic knowledge into industry applications.

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ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science (CoECSS)

Director: Prof Andrew Pitman

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 9393
Email: s.purdon@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

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ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems (EQuS)

Director: Prof Gerard Milburn

Administrator:
Phone: 07 3346 6495
Email: m.johnston5@uq.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

Mission statement of the centre:

This Centre of Excellence seeks to initiate the Quantum Era in the 21st century by engineering designer quantum systems. Through focussed and visionary research we will deliver new scientific insights and fundamentally new technical capabilities across a range of disciplines. Impacts of this work will improve the lives of Australians and people all over the world by producing breakthroughs in physics, engineering, chemistry, biology and medicine.

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ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistics of Complex Systems (MASCOS)

Director: Prof Tony Guttmann

Administrator:
Phone: 03 8344 1617
Email: kerryh@complex.org.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

Mission statement of the centre:

Our vision is to be a world leading centre in the mathematical and statistical analysis, design and optimisation of complex systems, and to apply our research for scientific, economic, social and environmental benefit.

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ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology (CQC2T)

Director: Prof Michelle Simmons

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 9584
Email: gc@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

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ARC Centre of Excellence in Convergent Bio-Nano Science and Technology (Bio-Nano CoE)

Director: Prof Thomas Davis

Administrator:
Phone: 03 9903 9712
Email: info@bionano.org.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

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ARC Research Hub for Green Manufacturing

Director: Scientia Prof Veena Sahajwalla

Administrator:
Email: veena@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

Australia-China Joint Research Centre for Minerals, Metallurgy and Materials (3-M Centre)

Director: Prof Aibing Yu

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 4429
Email: a.yu@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

Mission statement of the centre:

This centre will provide a platform to foster interdisciplinary collaborations between Australia and China to meet the challenges in the mineral, metallurgy and material industries which are of paramount importance to Australia and China. It focuses the R&D in raw material preparation, process metallurgy, material manufacturing and applications. Its collaborations include the conduct of collaborative research for developing innovative processes or products, training of young engineers and scientists, application and commercialization of research outcomes, academia and industrial linkages for knowledge and technology transfer, formulation of informative and strategic advice for the development of government policies.

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Australian Centre for Astrobiology (ACA)

Director: Prof Martin Van Kranendonk

Administrator:
Email: dtf@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

Mission statement of the centre:

Our mission is to provide an environment for world-leading interdisciplinary research into the origin and evolution of life on Earth, across the Solar System and throughout the Universe, and to disseminate those research outcomes to academic communities, students, and the general public across the globe.

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Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI)

Director: Prof Geoff Prince

Administrator:
Phone: 03 8344 1777
Email: enquiries@amsi.org.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

Mission statement of the centre:

The radical improvement of mathematical sciences capacity and capability in the Australian community through:

  • the support of high quality mathematics education for all young Australians
  • improving the supply of mathematically well-prepared students entering tertiary education by direct involvement with schools
  • the support of mathematical sciences research and its applications including cross-disciplinary areas and public and private sectors
  • the enhancement of the undergraduate and postgraduate experience of students in the mathematical sciences and related disciplines

 

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Baosteel-Australia Joint Research and Development Centre

Director: Prof Victor Rudolph

Administrator:
Phone: 07 3365 3616
Email: enquiries@bajc.org.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

Mission statement of the centre:

The mission of the Centre is, through an enduring partnership, to engage in exploring and developing new knowledge and technologies within selected areas of particular significance for Baosteel's longer term, strategic development and business activities. The Centre is functionally located within the School of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology (EAIT), the University of Queensland.

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Big Questions Institute (BQI)

Director: Prof John Webb

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 5578
Email: jkw@physics.usyd.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

Mission statement of the centre:

The mission of BQI is to enhance Australian society through education, outreach and research at the highest possible levels of excellence.

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Centre for Ecosystem Science (CES (formerly AWRC))

Director: Prof Richard Kingsford

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 8296
Email: awrc@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

Mission statement of the centre:

The Centre for Ecosystem Science (CES) aims to be a leader in research, its application and communication of environmental change. We aim to attract top quality students and form strategic partnerships with government, industry and the community.

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Centre for Eye Health (CFEH)

Director: Prof Michael Kalloniatis

Administrator:
Phone: 02 8115 0700

Presiding faculty:
Science

Mission statement of the centre:

To be a world-leading institute in the provision of state-of-the-art eye and vision system diagnostic services to the general community.

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Centre for Marine Bio-Innovation (CMB)

Co-Directors: Prof Staffan Kjelleberg, Prof Peter Steinberg

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 2102
Email: cmb@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

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Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology (SMaRT Centre)

Director: Scientia Prof Veena Sahajwalla

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 4426
Email: veena@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

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Climate Change Research Centre (CCRC)

Director: Prof Steve Sherwood

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 9766
Email: ccrc@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

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Clive and Vera Ramaciotti Centre for Gene Function Analysis (RAMAC)

Director: Prof Marc Wilkins

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 1241
Email: ramaciotti@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

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Evolution and Ecology Research Centre (E&ERC)

Director: Prof Rob Brooks

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 8865
Email: eerc@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

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Institute of Environmental Studies (IES)

Director: Prof Graciela Metternicht

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 5730
Email: ies@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

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Moving Ahead, Centre of Research Excellence in Brain Recovery (Moving Ahead)

Director: Prof Skye McDonald

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 3524
Email: movingahead@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

Mission statement of the centre:

Moving Ahead aims to improve outcomes for those with a traumatic brain injury by developing empirically-supported treatments, addressing deficits in social skills, communication, mood, fatigue, self-awareness and self-regulation.

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Sydney Institute of Marine Science (SIMS)

Director & CEO: Prof Peter Steinberg

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9435 4600
Email: info@sims.org.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

Mission statement of the centre:

SIMS is an innovative multidisciplinary marine science facility, providing a focal point for:

  • World class collaborative marine research;
  • Provision of marine research for policy makers and managers;
  • Research training and teaching in the marine sciences;
  • National and international collaboration.

 

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Transport and Road Safety (TARS) Research (TARS)

Director: Prof Ann Williamson

Administrator:
Phone: 02 9385 5774
Email: tars@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

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