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2014 ARC Centre of Excellence for Integrative Brain Function

The Centre of Excellence for Integrative Brain Function will address one of the greatest scientific challenges of the 21st century – to understand how the brain works. We will investigate complex functions such as attention, prediction and decision-making, which require the coordination of information processing by many areas of the brain. This will require a highly collaborative approach involving neurobiologists, cognitive scientists, engineers and physicists, allowing us to translate our discoveries into novel technologies for the social and economic benefit of all Australians. We will also train a new generation of multidisciplinary researchers, and contribute our expertise to a range of public education and awareness programs.

Funding: $20 million over 7 years

Centre Director: Professor Gary Egan

Administering Organisation: Monash University

Collaborating and Partner Organisations:

  • The University of Queensland
  • The University of Sydney
  • The Australian National University
  • The University of Melbourne
  • The University of New South Wales
  • Queensland Institute of Medical Research
  • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
  • National Institute for Medical Research
  • Duke Uni Duke University Partner Organisation
  • International School for Advanced Studies Partner Organisation
  • NIMH National Institute of Mental Health Partner Organisation
  • NYU New York University Partner Organisation
  • EPFL Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne
  • Karolinska Institute
  • National Institute for Health and Medical Research
  • Riken Brain Science Institute, Riken

Please visit the ARC Centre of Excellence for Integrative Brain Function website for further information.

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