To unlock the mysteries of the Universe using innovative 3D technology, while sharing the excitement and wonder of astronomy to inspire the broader community.
- To propel Australia to the forefront of astronomical research by combining Australia’s radio, optical and theoretical expertise to understand the origins of our Universe and the galaxies within it.
- To train future Australian astronomers to lead breakthrough science on the next generation of telescopes.
- To share our discoveries and passion for research with the broadest possible audience and inspire the scientists of the future.
We have established a collaborative and cohesive structure to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of the Centre’s Strategic Goals and on meeting our Key Performance Indicators.
The ASTRO 3D leadership team is headed by our Director, Professor Lisa Kewley who is supported by a highly experienced team of professional staff and researchers.
The ARC Centre of Excellence for All Sky Astrophysics in 3 Dimensions (ASTRO 3D) is a $40m Research Centre of Excellence funded over seven years by a grant from the Australian Research Council (ARC) and supported by six collaborating Australian universities – the ANU, Swinburne University of Technology, University of Western Australia, University of Sydney, Curtin University and the University of Melbourne – as well as three national partners – the Australian Astronomical Observatory, CSIRO and the National Computational Infrastructure – and seven international partner institutions – the California Institute of Technology, University of Oxford, University of Toronto, University of Washington, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy, the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies