The University is home for over 50 specialist research centres working on key challenges across many industry sectors.
We are also a proud host and partner of a number of National Centres of Excellence.
- Australian Research Council
(ARC) Centres of Excellence
- Centres of
ARC Centres of Excellence are prestigious hubs of expertise which aim to contribute to the economic, social and cultural development of Australia in areas of national priority.
- ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Wall Biology
- ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology
- ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions
- ARC Centre of Excellence for Particle Physics at the Tera-Scale
- ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale Biophotonics
- ARC Centre of Excellence for Robotic Vision
- ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematical & Statistical Frontiers (ACEMS)
Centres of Research Excellence are funded by the National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Australia's peak body for supporting health and medical research. They support collaboration and develop capacity in clinical, population health and health services research.
- NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Translating Nutritional Science to Good Health; (Professor Michael Horowitz) end date Nov 2017
- NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence Food for Future Australians
- NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence for the Protection of Pancreatic Beta Cells
- NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Aboriginal Chronic Disease Knowledge Translation and Exchange
- NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Primary Oral Health Care
- NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Frailty and Healthy Ageing
Cooperative Research Centres bring together researchers from universities, the CSIRO and other government laboratories, and private industry or public sector agencies. These long-term collaborative arrangements support research & development and education activities that achieve outcomes of national economic and social significance.
The University is a core partner, supporting participant or associate in 11 Cooperative Research Centres.
Learn more about participating in CRCs at the University of Adelaide.
- CRC for Greenhouse Gas Technologies (essential participant)
- Pork CRC (essential participant)
- Deep Exploration Technologies CRC (essential participant)
- Energy Pipelines CRC (essential participant)
- CRC for National Plant Biosecurity (supporting)
- Poultry CRC (supporting)
- Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC (essential participant)
- Data to Decisions CRC (essential participant)
- Invasive Animals CRC (essential participant)
- CRC for Water Sensitive Cities (supporting participant)
- Sheep CRC (supporting participant)