ARC Centres

ARC Centres of Excellence are External Research Centres funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC). The ARC Centres of Excellence web site is http://www.arc.gov.au/arc-centres-excellence

ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science (CoECSS)

Director: Prof Andrew Pitman

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

Presiding faculty:
Science

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ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation (CCI)

Director: Prof Stuart Cunningham

Contact:
Phone: 07 3138 3556
Email: infocci@qut.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Arts and Social Sciences

Mission statement of the centre:

The ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation (CCI) was established in 2005 to focus research and development on the role the creative industries and their contributing disciplines make to a more dynamic and inclusive innovation system and society.

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ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems (EQuS)

Director: Prof Gerard Milburn

Contact:
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 Functional Nanomaterials (ARCCFN)

Director: Prof Rose Amal

Contact:
Phone: 02 9385 4361
Email: r.amal@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Engineering

Mission statement of the centre:

To link the best Australian researchers in nanomaterials and be a leading research centre internationally.

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ARC Centre of Excellence for Integrative Brain Function (CIBF)

Director: Prof Gary Egan

Contact:
Phone: 03 9902 9817
Email: richard.huysmans@monash.edu

Presiding faculty:
Medicine

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

Director: Prof Tony Guttmann

Contact:
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

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

Presiding faculty:
Science

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ARC Centre of Excellence in Advanced Molecular Imaging (Imaging CoE)

Director: Prof James Whisstock

Contact:
Phone: 03 9902 9245
Email: 'info@imagingcoe.org

Presiding faculty:
Medicine

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ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD)

Director: Prof Stephen Crain

Contact:
Phone: 02 9850 4127
Email: ccd@mq.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Medicine

Mission statement of the centre:

The mission of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD) is to coordinate and conduct research in five areas of cognition: belief formation, language, memory, person perception, and reading

 

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

Director: Prof Thomas Davis

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

Presiding faculty:
Science

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ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR)

Director: Prof John Piggott

Contact:
Phone: 02 9931 9202
Email: cepar@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
UNSW Business School

Mission statement of the centre:

CEPAR's mission is to produce research that will transform thinking about population ageing, inform private practice and public policy, and improve people's wellbeing throughout their lives.

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ARC Research Hub for Green Manufacturing

Director: Scientia Prof Veena Sahajwalla

Contact:
Email: veena@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Science

ARC Training Centre in Advanced Technologies in Food Manufacture (ATFM)

Co-Directors: A/Prof Jayashree Arcot, Dr Alice Lee

Contact:
Phone: 02 9385 4363
Email: atfm@unsw.edu.au

Presiding faculty:
Engineering

Host school:
Chemical Engineering

Mission statement of the centre:

The mission of the ARC Training Centre for Advanced Technologies in Food Manufacture (ATFM) is identifying, developing and performing innovations in the food industry with aligned commercial concepts that produce superior research outcomes.


We are dedicated to producing graduates who are expert researchers with commercially relevant skills that are directly applicable for the food industry. The cutting edge scientifically focused research done at the ATFM’s state-of-the-art facilities ensures that graduates are trained for the highest of food industry standards and demands.


We strive to become Australia’s leading research hub of innovation and idea development for food safety, packaging technologies, and plant-based food processing.

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