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Curtin University ERA 2018 Research Outcomes

This table shows the ERA 2018 research outcome for Curtin University. It is also possible to see how Curtin has performed over previous research ranking surveys. although the criteria has changed somewhat over time.

Curtin University ERA Research Outcomes (click links for rankings of all universities for each field)
Field of Research2018201520122010
01 Mathematical Sciences 3 3 3 4
0102 Applied Mathematics 3 3 4 4
0103 Numerical and Computational Mathematics 3 3 4 5
0104 Statistics 2 NA NA NA

02 Physical Sciences 2 3 4 4
0201 Astronomical and Space Sciences 2 3 5 5
0202 Atomic, Molecular, Nuclear, Particle and Plasma Physics 2 NA NA NA
0204 Condensed Matter Physics 3 3 4 4
0206 Quantum Physics NA 3 3 4

03 Chemical Sciences 4 3 4 5
0301 Analytical Chemistry 5 4 4 4
0302 Inorganic Chemistry NA NA NA 3
0303 Macromolecular and Materials Chemistry NA NA NA 5
0304 Medicinal and Biomolecular Chemistry NA NA NA 3
0306 Physical Chemistry (Incl. Structural) 4 4 5 5

04 Earth Sciences 5 5 4 4
0402 Geochemistry 4 5 5 5
0403 Geology 5 5 5 5
0404 Geophysics 3 4 4 3
0405 Oceanography NA NA NA 4
0406 Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience NA NA 3 4

05 Environmental Sciences 2 3 3 4
0502 Environmental Science and Management 2 4 4 5

06 Biological Sciences 2 2 3 4
0601 Biochemistry and Cell Biology 1 NA NA 3
0602 Ecology 1 NA NA 5
0604 Genetics NA NA NA 3
0607 Plant Biology NA 3 4 5
0608 Zoology NA 3 4 5

07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences 3 3 4 4
0703 Crop and Pasture Production NA NA 5 5

08 Information and Computing Sciences 2 2 3 3
0801 Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing NA 3 3 3
0806 Information Systems NA 2 3 3

09 Engineering 3 3 4 4
0904 Chemical Engineering 3 4 4 4
0905 Civil Engineering NA 2 4 4
0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering 3 3 5 4
0907 Environmental Engineering NA NA NA 3
0909 Geomatic Engineering 2 NA 3 3
0912 Materials Engineering 2 1 4 4
0913 Mechanical Engineering NA 4 4 3
0914 Resources Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy NA 3 3 3

11 Medical and Health Sciences 2 2 3 4
1102 Cardiorespiratory Medicine and Haematology NA NA NA 4
1103 Clinical Sciences 2 1 3 3
1106 Human Movement and Sports Science 3 4 4 4
1108 Medical Microbiology 4 3 5 3
1110 Nursing 3 3 5 4
1111 Nutrition and Dietetics 2 3 5 5
1112 Oncology and Carcinogenesis NA NA NA 4
1114 Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine 2 4 NA 3
1115 Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2 4 4 4
1117 Public Health and Health Services 1 1 1 3

12 Built Environment and Design 3 3 3 3
1201 Architecture 2 2 NA NA
1202 Building 2 2 NA 3
1203 Design Practice and Management 2 NA NA NA
1205 Urban and Regional Planning 3 4 4 4

13 Education 3 3 3 3
1301 Education Systems 2 NA 2 NA
1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy 4 3 3 3
1303 Specialist Studies In Education 2 3 2 3

14 Economics 2 2 3 3
1401 Economic Theory 1 NA NA NA
1402 Applied Economics 2 2 3 3
1403 Econometrics NA 2 NA NA

15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services 2 2 2 3
1501 Accounting, Auditing and Accountability 1 2 2 2
1502 Banking, Finance and Investment 1 NA 2 3
1503 Business and Management 2 2 2 3
1505 Marketing 2 3 3 3
1506 Tourism 3 3 3 3

16 Studies In Human Society 2 3 3 3
1604 Human Geography 2 NA 3 3
1605 Policy and Administration 2 3 3 3
1606 Political Science 2 NA NA NA
1607 Social Work 1 NA NA NA
1608 Sociology 2 3 NA 4

17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences 1 3 4 4
1701 Psychology 1 4 4 4
1702 Cognitive Sciences NA NA 3 3

18 Law and Legal Studies 1 2 2 2
1801 Law 1 2 2 2

19 Studies In Creative Arts and Writing 3 3 3 3
1901 Art Theory and Criticism 2 NA NA NA
1902 Film, Television and Digital Media 3 2 NA NA
1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing 3 3 3 3
1905 Visual Arts and Crafts 2 NA NA NA

20 Language, Communication and Culture 3 3 3 3
2001 Communication and Media Studies 2 2 3 4
2002 Cultural Studies 4 4 4 3
2003 Language Studies 2 NA NA NA
2004 Linguistics NA NA NA 2
2005 Literary Studies 2 NA NA NA

21 History and Archaeology 3 3 3 2
2103 Historical Studies 3 3 3 3

22 Philosophy and Religious Studies NA NA 2 NA


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