ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Townsville, )


  • Name:Ms. Melanie Trapon

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  • Organization Name:ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
  • Address:James Cook University
    Townsville 4811

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  • Main phone:(0061) 402733417

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  • Address:37 Hodel Street
    Townsville 4812

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  • Mission:
  • The ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies undertakes world-best integrated research for sustainable use and management of coral reefs.
    The Centre of Excellence focus on 8 research programs, each one under the stewardship of Program Leaders from James Cook University, the University of Western Australia and the University of Queensland:

    Program 1: Evolutionary and environmental change (Malcolm McCulloch, UWA)
    Program 2: Understanding and managing coral reef biodiversity (Sean Connolly, JCU)
    Program 3: Marine reserves and reef connectivity (Garry Russ, JCU)
    Program 4: Genetic, molecular and physiological processes (Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, UQ)
    Program 5: Resilience of linked social-ecological systems (Terry Hughes, JCU)
    Program 6: Conservation planning for a sustainable future (Bob Pressey, JCU)
    Program 7: Policy development, institutions and governance of coral reefs (Simon Foale, JCU)
    Program 8: Genomics and metagenomics of coral reefs (David Miller, JCU)

  • History:
  • Funded in July 2005 under the Australian Research Council Centres of Excellence program this prestigious research centre is headquartered at James Cook University, in Townsville. The Centre is a partnership of James Cook University (JCU), the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS), The Australian National University (ANU), the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA), The University of Queensland (UQ) and the University of Western Australia (UWA).

  • Year established:2005
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Executive / Trustee board size:3
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  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:Other
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