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2011 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)

The Australian newspaper released the 2011 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)

Australian Research Council has released the ranking of research excellence in Australian universities. The results are based on the capability of the research team, availability of research facilities, recent achievements in research and other factors.


KEY (Research Ratings Table) Rated 0-5

C1 = Physical,chemical and earth sciences

C2 = Humanities and creative arts

C3 = Engineering and environmental sciences

C4 = Social,behavioural and economic sciences

C5 = Mathematical,information and computing sciences

C6 = Biological and biotechnological sciences

C7 = Biomedical and clinical health sciences

C8 = Public and allied health sciences

Australian Research Council(ARC)

University

 

C1

C2

C3

C4

C5

C6

C7

C8

Research
Breadth
0-25

Average
Score
1-5

1. Australian National University

4.7

4.6

4

4

4.5

4

5

5

21

4.38

2. University of Melbourne

4.7

4.5

3.7

4.2

4.7

4

5

4

24

4.33

3. University of Queensland

4.3

4

5

4

3.7

4.3

5

4

24

4.17

4. University of NSW

4

4.2

3.7

4.2

4

4

5

3

23

4.04

5. University of Sydney

4

4.2

3.7

3.4

4

3

5

4

24

3.83

6. University of Western Australia

3.7

3.2

3.5

3.4

3.5

5

5

4

22

3.64

7. University of Adelaide

4.3

3.5

4

2.4

3

4.5

5

4

22

3.55

8. Monash University

4

3.7

5

3.2

2.7

3

5

2

22

3.45

9. Macquarie University

4.3

3

4

2.8

2.5

5

2

3

21

3.24

10. Queensland University of Technology

3.7

3

3.3

2.6

4

2

3

4

22

3.09

=11. Griffith University

4

3

2.3

2.6

3

3.5

3

3

22

3

=11. Melbourne College of Divinity

3

1

3

13. University of Technology Sydney

3

3

2

3

3

4

2

3

19

2.95

14. University of Tasmania

4

2.8

3

1.8

3

3.5

3

2

21

2.81

=15. University of Newcastle

3

2.5

3

2.2

2.5

4

4

3

21

2.71

=15. University of Wollongong

3.7

3.4

3

1.6

2

3

3

3

21

2.71

17. Murdoch University

3

2.6

2.5

2

3.5

5

2

17

2.65

18. La Trobe University

2.3

3.4

2

2.4

1.5

4

2

2

20

2.62

=19. RMIT University

3

3

3

1.8

2.5

2

4

3

18

2.61

=19. University of South Australia

5

2.8

3.5

1.6

2.5

2

3

3

18

2.61

21. Curtin University

3.7

2.6

2.3

2

2.5

2.5

2

2

22

2.5

22. University of Western Sydney

3

2.7

2

2

2

3.5

2

3

21

2.48

23. James Cook University

3

2.5

3.5

1.8

2

3.5

2

1

19

2.47

24. Flinders University

2.7

2.4

2

2.2

3

3

2

18

2.44

25. Deakin University

2.5

2.3

3

1.8

1

3

4

4

22

2.41

26. Charles Darwin University

2

1.5

3

1.7

3.5

3

3

12

2.33

27. University of New England

2.4

3

2

4

2.5

2

1

16

2.31

28. Swinburne University

4.5

1.7

2

1.8

3

2

3

17

2.24

29. University of Canberra

3

2.2

4

1.5

2

3

1

14

2.14

30. Edith Cowan University

2

3

1.4

2

2

3

3

16

2.06

31. University of Southern Queensland

3

2

1

1.5

3

2.5

2

13

2

=32. Australian Catholic University

2.4

1.2

3

11

1.91

=32.Bond University

1.5

2

2

3

2

11

1.91

34. Charles Sturt University

3

2

3

1.4

1

3

1

1

17

1.88

35. Southern Cross University

4

1.7

2

1.3

2

1

2

13

1.85

36. Victoria University

1.7

3

1

2

3

2

14

1.71

37. University of Ballarat

1

2

1.2

2

3

9

1.56

38. Central Queensland University

1.3

2

1.2

1.5

3

13

1.54

39. University of the Sunshine Coast

1.7

1.3

1

2

1

9

1.44

40. University of Notre Dame Australia

1.5

1

2

1

6

1.33

41. Batchelor Institute

n/a

Last Updated on 21 May 2011