Research Centres

Research Centres

Academic staff are members of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, the Centre for Biodiscovery and Molecular Development of Therapeutics, and the Centre for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and Aquaculture.

ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef StudiesThe ARC Centre of Excellence cements Australia’s leading contribution to coral reef sciences, and fosters stronger collaborative links between the major partners and 24 other leading institutions in nine countries. According to ISI Essential Science Indicators, four of the ARC Centre’s major research partners rank in the top 20 institutions world-wide for citations for coral reef science with JCU ranking 1st (among 1644 institutions in 103 countries). Collectively, the ARC Centre creates the world’s largest concentration of coral reef scientists.

Centre for Biodiscovery and Molecular Development of Therapeutics

Centre for Biodiscovery and Molecular Development of TherapeuticsThe Centre for Biodiscovery and Molecular Development of Therapeutics was created to provide a unique framework for a diverse range of groups to collaborate on cross-disciplinary projects. The Centre provides an innovative approach to the development of compounds of therapeutic potential under its five key programs which each comprise their own project leader/s and team consisting of project researchers and early career researchers.

Centre for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and Aquaculture

Centre for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and AquacultureThe Centre for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and Aquaculture (CSTFA) brings together a multidisciplinary team organised into 3 main Research Themes: Aquatic food security and safety, novel aquatic products and applications, and human dimensions of aquatic resources and production.