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University of New South Wales ERA 2018 Research Outcomes

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

University of New South Wales ERA Research Outcomes (click links for rankings of all universities for each field)
Field of Research2018201520122010
01 Mathematical Sciences 4 4 5 5
0101 Pure Mathematics 3 4 5 5
0102 Applied Mathematics 4 4 4 5
0103 Numerical and Computational Mathematics 5 3 NA NA
0104 Statistics 3 3 5 5
0105 Mathematical Physics 4 3 NA NA

02 Physical Sciences 4 3 4 5
0201 Astronomical and Space Sciences 4 4 3 5
0202 Atomic, Molecular, Nuclear, Particle and Plasma Physics 3 2 3 4
0204 Condensed Matter Physics 4 4 5 5
0205 Optical Physics 3 3 NA NA
0206 Quantum Physics NA NA 5 5

03 Chemical Sciences 4 5 4 5
0301 Analytical Chemistry 5 5 5 5
0302 Inorganic Chemistry 3 3 3 4
0303 Macromolecular and Materials Chemistry 5 5 5 5
0304 Medicinal and Biomolecular Chemistry 4 3 4 5
0305 Organic Chemistry 3 3 3 4
0306 Physical Chemistry (Incl. Structural) 3 3 5 5

04 Earth Sciences 4 4 5 5
0401 Atmospheric Sciences 4 4 5 5
0403 Geology 4 4 4 5
0404 Geophysics 3 NA NA NA
0405 Oceanography 3 3 4 5
0406 Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience 3 4 5 5

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

06 Biological Sciences 5 4 4 5
0601 Biochemistry and Cell Biology 4 4 4 5
0602 Ecology 4 4 4 5
0603 Evolutionary Biology 5 5 3 5
0604 Genetics 4 3 4 5
0605 Microbiology 4 4 5 5
0607 Plant Biology 3 NA NA NA
0608 Zoology NA NA 3 5

07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences 3 NA NA NA

08 Information and Computing Sciences 4 4 5 5
0801 Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing 3 4 4 5
0802 Computation Theory and Mathematics NA 3 4 5
0803 Computer Software 4 5 5 5
0805 Distributed Computing 4 4 4 4
0806 Information Systems 3 4 5 5
0807 Library and Information Studies 4 3 3 NA

09 Engineering 4 4 5 5
0903 Biomedical Engineering 4 4 4 5
0904 Chemical Engineering 4 4 5 5
0905 Civil Engineering 5 4 5 5
0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering 5 5 5 5
0908 Food Sciences NA NA 5 5
0909 Geomatic Engineering 3 3 2 5
0910 Manufacturing Engineering NA NA 4 4
0912 Materials Engineering 4 4 4 4
0913 Mechanical Engineering 3 3 3 4
0914 Resources Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy 4 5 4 4

10 Technology NA 4 4 5
1005 Communications Technologies NA 4 4 5
1006 Computer Hardware NA 3 4 4

11 Medical and Health Sciences 5 5 4 5
1101 Medical Biochemistry and Metabolomics NA 5 5 5
1102 Cardiorespiratory Medicine and Haematology 5 5 5 5
1103 Clinical Sciences 5 5 5 5
1106 Human Movement and Sports Science 5 4 3 5
1107 Immunology 5 5 5 5
1108 Medical Microbiology 3 4 3 5
1109 Neurosciences 4 4 5 5
1110 Nursing NA NA 4 5
1112 Oncology and Carcinogenesis 4 4 3 5
1113 Ophthalmology and Optometry 3 3 3 3
1114 Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine 1 3 3 4
1115 Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences 4 4 4 5
1116 Medical Physiology 4 3 4 5
1117 Public Health and Health Services 3 3 3 3
1199 Other Medical and Health Sciences NA NA NA 5

12 Built Environment and Design 4 4 4 4
1201 Architecture 3 3 3 4
1202 Building 4 4 3 4
1203 Design Practice and Management 3 2 2 2
1205 Urban and Regional Planning 4 5 5 5

13 Education 3 3 4 5
1301 Education Systems 2 NA NA NA
1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy 3 2 2 NA
1303 Specialist Studies In Education 4 3 4 5

14 Economics 4 4 5 5
1401 Economic Theory 4 4 5 5
1402 Applied Economics 3 4 5 5
1403 Econometrics 3 5 5 5

15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services 5 5 5 5
1501 Accounting, Auditing and Accountability 5 5 5 5
1502 Banking, Finance and Investment 5 5 5 5
1503 Business and Management 5 5 5 4
1505 Marketing 5 5 4 4
1506 Tourism 4 3 3 NA

16 Studies In Human Society 4 4 4 5
1601 Anthropology 2 3 3 3
1602 Criminology 4 3 3 4
1604 Human Geography 2 NA NA 3
1605 Policy and Administration 4 5 5 5
1606 Political Science 3 3 4 4
1607 Social Work 4 4 3 3
1608 Sociology 4 4 4 4
1699 Other Studies In Human Society 4 4 3 3

17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences 5 5 5 5
1701 Psychology 5 5 5 5

18 Law and Legal Studies 4 5 5 5
1801 Law 4 5 5 5

19 Studies In Creative Arts and Writing 5 5 5 5
1901 Art Theory and Criticism 5 5 5 4
1902 Film, Television and Digital Media 5 5 5 5
1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing 5 4 4 5
1905 Visual Arts and Crafts 4 5 4 5

20 Language, Communication and Culture 4 4 4 4
2001 Communication and Media Studies 3 4 4 4
2002 Cultural Studies 4 5 4 4
2004 Linguistics 3 3 3 3
2005 Literary Studies 4 5 5 4

21 History and Archaeology 5 5 5 4
2103 Historical Studies 5 5 5 4

22 Philosophy and Religious Studies 4 4 4 4
2202 History and Philosophy of Specific Fields 3 4 4 4
2203 Philosophy 4 4 4 4


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