ARC Training Centre for Future Crops

We’re building new capabilities for agriculture and global food security


The ARC Training Centre for Future Crops Development has been established to train a new generation of researchers and leaders to build new capabilities for agriculture.

PhDs with Benefits Beyond The Norm

Get a PhD opportunity that offers you training, networking, and other benefits far beyond the standard offered at Australian universities

Study with Academics, Industry & Government

Do your PhD with a supervisor panel that includes leaders from industry, university, and government

Industry Placements to Kickstart Your Career

Kickstart your career with a minimum one-year placement in industry, government, and/or our international research partners

Students will have opportunities to engage with industry partners and communities on projects to improve the yield and nutritional value of the crops that underpin the energy and protein content of the human diet.

Over 20 generous full and top-up scholarships for PhD projects are available for both international and domestic students.

An International Collaboration to transform Australian Agri-Tech and global food security

The Centre will build future R&D capabilities in the Agrifood sector to drive growth, productivity and competitiveness for the benefit of agriculture and global food security.

  • Synthetic biology
  • Crops targeting
  • Traits targeting
  • Increasing yield & grain quality