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2017 ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage

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The ARC Centre of Excellence of Australian Biodiversity and Heritage will create a world-class interdisciplinary research programme to understand Australia’s unique biodiversity and heritage. The Centre will track the changes to Australia’s environment to examine the processes responsible for the changes and the lessons that can be used to continue to adapt to Australia’s changing environment. The Centre will support connections between the sciences and humanities and train future generations of researchers to deal with future global challenges and inform policy in an interdisciplinary context.

Funding: $33.75 million over 7 years
Centre Director: Professor Richard Roberts
Administering Organisation: University of Wollongong

Collaborating and Partner Organisations:

  • The Australian National University
  • James Cook University
  • The University of New South Wales
  • The University of Adelaide
  • Monash University
  • University of Tasmania
  • Queensland Museum
  • South Australian Museum
  • State Library of New South Wales
  • Bioplatforms Australia Ltd
  • University of Savoy
  • University of Papua New Guinea
  • Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History
  • Natural History Museum of Denmark
  • Indonesian National Centre for Archaeology
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Papua New Guinea National Museum and Art Gallery

Please visit the ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage website for further information.

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