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ACU application shortlisted by ARC for Centre of Excellence

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Wayne McKenna has announced he is delighted that the ACU application to create an Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Indigenous Thriving Futures has been shortlisted by the ARC. It is a tremendous achievement to be shortlisted and, if approved, the Centre will significantly advance scientific research which will deliver real benefits for Indigenous Australians.More than 100 applications for ARC Centres of Excellence are usually received and only 20 are shortlisted for the full application. Funds for ARC Centres of Excellence generally range between $20-28 million.The application has been led by our colleague Professor Rhonda Craven, Director, Institute for Positive Psychology and Education (IPPE).The proposed Centre will bring together leading Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers, next generation researchers, government, industry partners, and stakeholders with a shared commitment to addressing a critical issue of our time – Click to see more:

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