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Research excellence

We’ve made it our mission to help improve society, through research, innovation and collaboration. You can help us have a greater impact by getting involved with UOW research.

Leaders in research

QS World University Rankings 2021

  • Top 10 in Oceania for citations per faculty
  • 5 stars for research quality

Nature Index 2020

  • Top 10 institutions in Australia

Australia (ERA) 2018

  • 90% of UOW disciplines that were assessed in the most recent ERA in 2018 were rated 'At', 'Above' or 'Well above world standard', based on results at the 4-digit FOR code level.
  • More than 73% of assessed disciplines were rated as 'Above' or 'Well above world standard', based on results at the 4-digit FOR code level.
  • The number of UOW disciplines rated as “Well above world standard” has more than tripled since 2012.

Research and Engagement Impact (EI) 2018

  • 95% of UOW’s disciplines were rated as ‘High’ or ‘Medium’ for research impact.
  • UOW ranked equal 7th out of 40 universities by number of ‘High’ and ‘Medium’ rated impact case studies and ranked equal 16th out of 40 universities by number of ‘High’ rated impact case studies.

 

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