The ARC Centre of Excellence for Translational Photosynthesis is researching photosynthesis with the aim of increasing the yield of important food crops to address global food shortages in a changing world climate.
The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology (PEB) is a cutting edge research centre focused on better understanding the way in which plants interconvert forms of chemical energy in response to environmental change.
The Australian Mountain Environmental Research Facility is a collaboration across universities and land management agencies that brings together leading institutions and researchers to produce world-leading ecosystem, evolutionary and biophysical science, to guide adaptive management of High Mountains across Australia.
The Centre for Biodiversity Analysis (CBA) is a collaboration between ANU, CSIRO and the University of Canberra (UC) to exploit new and emerging capabilities in the discovery, understanding and conservation of Australia’s unique biodiversity.
Konzo is a neurological disease that causes irreversible paralysis of the legs. It is caused by malnutrition and consumption of high levels of a cyanide compound in cassava. Thanks to the research of Dr Howard Bradbury, there is now a simple, inexpensive method to remove the poisonous compound and prevent Konzo.